Best seaside places in Italy for kids and families: 5 tips for the perfect vacation

Beaches and resorts suitable for kids and families.

6 Jun 2019

Gruppo UNA

Many seaside locations in Italy are to be recommended because of exceptional weather throughout most of the year, adorable beaches and availability of facilities, not to mention fantastic food.

Read on to find out our top five picks for Italian beach holiday locations that are perfect for family vacations.

Forte Dei Marmi: for the young and old.

The prominent Forte Dei Marmi stands out as an enchanting destination for a family holiday. This seaside town in Italy has vast beaches with admirable golden sand. In addition to the many places tourists can bathe, there are plenty of fully-equipped, free beaches which maintain the appearance of the wild and rugged Versilia. Visitors can also find modern facilities and a variety of services around the town. While adults can relax under the parasols or enjoy elegant gazebos, kids can enjoy the beach and safe waters.

The UNAWAY Hotel Forte Dei Marmi hotel is not only a haven of relaxation and well-being on the Tuscan coast but also boasts a large swimming pool that kids will love.

Cervia: seafront fun.

The Riviera Romagnola is famous for its hospitality and the excellent services it provides to tourists who visit the location for their holidays each year. This stretch of coast along the Adriatic Sea has many famous resorts, among them Cervia, which is renowned for family tourism. There are wide beaches in Cervia where children can have fun in a safe environment.

The destination also offers visitors a wide choice of other activities, such as pine forests walks or tours to Case della Farfalle Butterfly Houses. The butterfly houses host many tropical butterflies that fly freely in the recreated habitat. Kids who love a more active adventure can spend their afternoon at the Cervi Avventura adventure park in the centre of the Cervia Natural Park. They can also spend a day at the Mirabilandia, an Italian leisure park or attend the World Master Sand Sculpture event.

Senigallia on the eastern coast.

Senigallia lies Along the Marche coast and is renowned for its clear, blue sea and sandy beaches. The coast of Senigallia is called the Velvet Beach because the sand there is so fine that it feels like velvet under the foot. The beach is almost one kilometre long with many places where families can bathe and relax on holiday.

The good thing with the beach here is that the sea is shallow, so it’s perfect for children who are developing confidence in the water. After spending the day on the beach side, one can take a walk in the town centre of Senigallia or visit the neighbouring areas of charming Italian villages and green hills.

San Teodoro: island holiday destination.

San Teodoro, a sunny village in the region of Gallura, is an actual promised land that overlooks the turquoise sea at the north-eastern coast of the Sardinia island. The town boasts enchanting beaches which are some of the major attractions in the area. The natural geography of the beaches makes them ideal for kids, with their shallow seashores, fine sand and regions sheltered from strong wind and currents.

There are plenty of services intended for families. Visitors can choose between official bathing establishments and free beaches decked out to meet all the needs and give both the young and old a dream holiday.

Vieste: Puglia for the kids.

Vieste is the pride of Gargano and is also one of the towns within Puglia that even paediatricians recommend as a great place to visit with children during the holidays. This city is one of the most adorable coastlines in Italy, standing on a cliff that splits the Gargano coast in two. What makes this place an excellent choice for a holiday destination is its crystal-clear waters, sandy beaches, caves and bays. Besides, the beaches have shallow waters suitable for kids, and also, there are facilities for families with children.

Famous beaches families can visit around here include Spiaggia di Castello (Castle Beach), which has a distinct and impressive stack of white rock known as Pizzomunn. The mushy sand makes the beach suitable for children, and it is just walking distance from the Spiaggia dei Pipistrelli (the Beach of Bats!). Other beaches include the Spiaggia della Scialara and San Felice beach.

Our UNAHOTELS Regina Bari is in an ideal location from which to explore Bari and the beautiful, culturally rich region of Bari.

Generally, Italy is a lovable tour destination for families thanks to the many beaches, excellent family services and amenities and security in the region. Besides, visiting beaches in Italy, families and other tourists can visit historical sites and participate in local activities. Check out our other articles to discover other exciting things you can do in Italy, and.

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