With miles of beaches that comprise everything from soft sand to rocky reefs, there is a beach to fit every taste here. The Lido di Noto was built as a seaside destination in the 1930s, so the focus is almost entirely on the water. Here are a few of the varieties of beaches you'll find in Lido di Noto.

There are free, open natural beaches with miles of sand at the Riserva di Vendicari, reached by footpaths through the Mediterranean macchia brush. Pack in (and out!) your gear and picnic stuff. There are several areas the 15 kilometers of seafront, along with archeological remains that include an ancient fishery and catacombs.

Calamosche is without a doubt one of the most alluring and lovely beaches, with a small bay being formed by two rocky points with brush and a swatch of sand in between them. Clear water, sandy bottom, and very picturesque spot.

Viale Lido is the waterfront road that make a long stretch of sandy beach easily accessible. There are paid beaches where you get services (like umbrella, chairs, restrooms, showers, etc) and free beach section where you bring your own gear. There is street parking.

Scogliera Bianca is a free sandy beach that ends at a white low cliff that reaches out into the sea to create a barrier. There are submerged and semi-submerged rocks that people like to swim to.

Calabernardo marks the end of Lido di Noto (but still the territory of Noto) and their "beaches" are mostly reef, for those who like rockier points and places to snorkel. There is also a cute harbor and old fishermen feel to the place.

Photo credit: Cristian Lorini, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

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