San Vito Lo Capo is the best beach in Sicily. Also it is a cosy little Sicilian town with few streets. But there are many restaurants and the longest beach line between Trapani and Palermo. The colours of water in San Vito makes you think, you are in Caribbean or any other exotic place.

The beach line stretches for some 2 kilometres and makes the place very friendly for visitors. You will find there all the services: showers, toilets, umbrellas, bars and even thai-massage.

Sea in San Vito Lo Capo

San Vito lo Capo beach

Since the bay is quite calm and has no streams it is a perfect spot for beginners, where to learn how to swim. Every year thousands of Italian families and tourists from other countries with little kids enjoy San Vito Lo Capo, as a holiday destination. The reason they choose this beach is safety.

The depth of the sea is gradual, which makes the place very easy and comfortable with no extra risk for kids.

Season and off season

The weather in Sicily is warm all year round. This island has unique climate. Therefore there are always people in San Vito lo Capo. Though from October to April it is quite and empty — which is off season.

We checked the water temperature in San Vito Lo Capo in April. It was +20 C but  strong wind made it a bit cooler.

San Vito lo Capo best beach in ItalyWith the beginning of May, San Vito Lo Capo is one of the busiest beaches in Italy. It is high season. It stretches till late September. And since the town is relatively small, super clean and very comfortable, people like it and come there a lot.

Hotels and apartments in San Vito should be booked quite in advance. Average prices for a night are between 30-50 to 100-150 Euros during high season. And some 10-40 Euros per night during off season.

The choice whet to go to San Vito lo Capo is up to you. Either you come when it is hot and crowded or when it is sunny, windy, but with no people around.

How to get and where to sleep?

Location of San Vito lo Capo allows travellers from all over the world to enjoy the beauty of its beach and mountains around. There are two airports where you can arrive: Trapani and Palermo. If the former is only for flights from Europe, the latter accommodates international flights as well. Have a look at time table below.

Flights to Palermo

Origin Departure date Return date Find Ticket

Venice

06.10.2017

09.10.2017

RT from 47

Rome

16.09.2017

25.09.2017

RT from 61

Milan

13.10.2017

16.10.2017

RT from 71

Turin

16.09.2017

25.09.2017

RT from 100

Pisa

14.09.2017

21.09.2017

RT from 110

Warsaw

02.10.2017

10.10.2017

RT from 110

Vilnius

19.11.2017

05.12.2017

RT from 127

London

02.10.2017

09.10.2017

RT from 140

Paris

25.09.2017

30.09.2017

RT from 145

Memmingen

20.12.2017

10.01.2018

RT from 149

Florence

17.04.2018

24.04.2018

RT from 194

Naples

04.09.2017

07.09.2017

RT from 199

Moscow

21.10.2017

27.10.2017

RT from 205

Geneva

11.09.2017

17.09.2017

RT from 228

Manchester

05.11.2017

13.11.2017

RT from 231

Stuttgart

20.10.2017

27.10.2017

RT from 237

Saint Petersburg

12.04.2018

22.04.2018

RT from 247

Porto

24.02.2018

25.02.2018

RT from 256

Luqa

28.08.2017

30.08.2017

RT from 259

Kiev

01.10.2017

11.10.2017

RT from 261

Helsinki

10.10.2017

17.10.2017

RT from 269

Bucharest

15.09.2017

23.09.2017

RT from 281

Istanbul

26.09.2017

08.10.2017

RT from 290

Riga

20.11.2017

04.12.2017

RT from 299

Tallinn

10.10.2017

17.10.2017

RT from 321

Minsk

18.09.2017

28.09.2017

RT from 371

Hamburg

28.08.2017

04.09.2017

RT from 377

Ekaterinburg

01.10.2017

18.10.2017

RT from 399

Chelyabinsk

01.10.2017

11.10.2017

RT from 444

Rostov

30.11.2017

08.12.2017

RT from 494

Athens

04.09.2017

05.09.2017

RT from 505

Tel Aviv-Yafo

20.09.2017

26.09.2017

RT from 526

Ufa

14.09.2017

28.09.2017

RT from 556

Novosibirsk

28.09.2017

11.10.2017

RT from 597

Tyumen

30.09.2017

05.10.2017

RT from 632

New York

18.07.2018

31.07.2018

RT from 679

Kazan

29.12.2017

04.01.2018

RT from 691

Sochi

03.09.2017

14.09.2017

RT from 703

Kemerovo

08.09.2017

18.09.2017

RT from 767

Dallas

16.04.2018

27.04.2018

RT from 1 102

Boston

18.07.2018

31.07.2018

RT from 1 305

Tucson

11.10.2017

27.10.2017

RT from 1 411

From San Vito Lo Capo you can have a day trip to Trapani, Erice, to the National Park or even Palermo. These opportunities make the town attractive for people planning to spend 5-7 or even 10 days. I picked up some useful links for you to plan a trip:

The best and easiest way to get from Trapani or Palermo to San Vito lo Capo is a car. The roads in Sicily are perfect. There are highways linking the cities and towns. To rent a car in Sicily, use a useful link above.

Where to eat?

I have been to several restaurant along the beach of San Vito lo Capo. They are good for traditional Sicilian food, with reasonable prices. There are no extremes like too cheap or too expansive places. If you want to eat a local place, look for a “Bar”. You are sure to have a “cafE” for 0,90 Euro cent.

Make sure, that San Vito lo Capo is in your travel plan for Sicily. You absolutely have to visit the best Sicilian beach.

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