Minareto beach

This small light sandy beach and crystalline sea, whose shallow waters are rich in posidonia, is located within the Protected Area of Plemmirio, in front of Ortigia, on the east coast of Sicily and a few kilometers from Syracuse. Only part of the beach is freely accessible, as the remaining half belongs to a hotel that guarantees access to the disabled and offers the rental of beach chairs and umbrellas. It is sheltered by high rocky cliffs and is accessed via a staircase carved into the rock, from which a path that runs along the entire northern section of the reserve to the Lighthouse of Capo Murro di Porco.


Name: Minareto
Type: light sand
Municipality: Syracuse (SR)
Length: 100 m
Recommended for: everybody
Exposure: east-southeast
Services: showers, bar, restaurant, beach equipment rentals, disabled access
Access: free and equipped
Parking: free
How to reach the beach: from Syracuse proceed for about 10 km following the signs to Riserva Naturale del Plemmirio along the road SS 115 and take Via del Lido Sacramento. Once arrived in Via Faro Massolivieri, follow the road until you reach the beach
GPS: Lat: 37.0405636, Lon: 15.3017062