Sampieri

Sampieri beach


The seaside hamlet of Sampieri is located along the southeastern coast of Sicily, about 40 km from Ragusa and 11 km from Scicli. The majestic and panoramic beach of Sampieri is surrounded by a pine forest and is 2 km long. The beach, whose last part is called Pisciotto, ends in a high cliff where you can dive and snorkel in a clear sea. The golden and fine sand, the shallow waters and the presence of many services, including two beach clubs renting deckchairs, umbrellas and pedal boats, as well as a beach volleyball court, bars and restaurants, make it a suitable place for those who want to spend a relaxing day at the beach. Moreover, behind the beach there is a pine forest, which provides a shaded area with picnic tables, and a large paying parking. Being one of the favorite destinations of the local tourists, Sampieri could be particularly crowded in July and August, but, thanks to the length of the beach, just walk a few steps from the beach club areas to enjoy more space and tranquility. Legambiente and the Ialian Touring Club have counted it among the most beautiful beaches in Italy and included in the “Blue Guide 2014”.

Features

Type: golden sand and rocks
Area: southeastern Sicily
Municipality: Scicli (RG)
Length: 2 km
Recommended for: everybody and families with children
Exposure: south-southwest
Services: showers, bar, restaurant, beach equipment rentals, picnic area, beach volley field, rescue service, parking, camping
Access: free and equipped
Parking: free
How to reach the beach: from Scicli (RG) proceed for about 10 km following the signs to Sampieri along the road SP 39 or the SP 40. It is possible to reach the beach of Sampieri by bus from Scicli: for more information visit AST
GPS: Lat: 36.720839, Lon: 14.740215

The seaside village of Sampieri


Sampieri, a small seaside hamlet of Scicli, consists of a pretty village of stone houses and paved streets situated on a spur of limestone between two beaches of fine golden sand. The renowned wide and panoramic promenade is characterized by a summer lively nightlife, thanks to the presence of numerous hotels and resorts in the area. Sampieri opens the summer season with the “Tomato Festival”, on the 1st May, an event that offers a unique opportunity to meet with the natural beauties and the culinary specialties of this territory.