Journey among the 5 most beautiful beaches of Cilento

Choose Cilento's beaches

Cilento declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1998 together with the archaeological sites of Paestum, Velia and Vallo di Diano is one of the most underrated areas in Italy.

We are located in the southern area of ​​Campania, precisely between seas and mountains in the province of Salerno.

The area is characterized by an indented coast, between hills and mountains that still maintain its origin intact; in fact it is renowned for its wild, uncontaminated flavor.

You will find secret beaches and fishing villages where life seems to have a slower pace, almost as if time had stopped and kept the traditions of a past time; away from the busy life makes the place absolutely magical.

The Cilento coast is a succession of coves, beaches and inlets set between nature and unique landscapes in the world and bathed by a sea that has nothing to envy to the Maldives.

Like a postcard it is impossible to resist the crystalline blue of its waters.

A varied and suggestive coastline to be explored by boat, especially in front of more inaccessible and rocky areas, accessible only by sea. Perfect places for diving.

There are many caves overlooking the sea, one above all the beautiful Blue Grotto of Palinuro which opens on the northern side of Punta della Quaglia.

Its name is due to the spectacular effect produced by the blue which, apparently coming from the seabed, illuminates the entire environment making it unreal and evocative.

Most of the beaches of Cilento are unspoiled and wild, but over the years there has been a huge increase in tourism.

In fact, many tourists who love adventure and the taste of freedom choose these beaches to immerse themselves in nature and the sea, certainly thanks to the confirmation of the FFE – Foundation for Environmental Education, which assigns the prestigious banner to seafaring municipalities with the cleanest waters.

Many beaches of the Cilento Coast boast the famous Blue Flag.

It is certainly not easy to choose between so much beauty, but we try.

Let’s start the journey among the most beautiful beaches!

Among the top 5 wonders we find:

  • The Buondormire Bay
  • The Marinella beach
  • The Bay of Trentova
  • The beach of Lentiscelle
  • The beach of Cala Bianca

Are you ready to discover these pearls of the Mediterranean?

The Buondormire Bay

Compared to Thai beaches for its golden sand and crystalline emerald sea, it boasts a surreal landscape to say the least.

The overhanging walls and thick vegetation create a wild atmosphere just a few steps from Palinuro.

In front of this enchanting beach you can admire the so-called rabbit rock
with its vertical walls rich in vegetation.

Reaching the beach is not difficult, you can get there thanks to a shuttle service from the nearby Marinella beach.

Access by land to the Baia del Buon Dormire is possible via a long and steep staircase, which however is reserved for guests of the hotel above.

Wild with a small cloister, it is advisable to bring what you need if you want to enjoy some extra comfort.

The Marinella beach

Between the Arco Naturale beach and the Buon Dormire Bay we find the Marinella beach, which takes its name from the tower that overlooks it.

Here nature has managed to give its best: breathtaking landscapes and suggestive views.

The beach is made up of four small crescent-shaped coves, which overlook a wide sandy coast, set in a rocky valley.

For all these peculiarities it has been chosen several times as a film set.

The beach is easily accessible by land, even on foot, from the town of Palinuro.

You cannot give up a swim or canoe ride or admire the beautiful view of the coast and the promontory.

Thanks to its size, from here you can admire a beautiful view of the coast and the promontory.

The Bay of Trentova

It is certainly among the most beautiful beaches near Agropoli.

With its wild and evocative appearance, it represents an important environmental and tourist heritage for Agropoli.

Sandy beach set among the rocks, it takes the name of Trentova because 30 seagull or sea turtle eggs were hidden in one of its caves.

In addition, the blue-white rock on the water is, according to legend, one of the rocks of the sirens of Ulysses.

To savor the beauty of nature even more, it is possible to follow a suggestive path, the Trentova or Tresino path.

13 km loop that starts from the bay, and rises 200 meters along the sea.

Along the way it is possible to find old abandoned stone farmhouses surrounded by dense Mediterranean vegetation; in some places, it seems that spring has never gone away.

The beach of Lentiscelle

Considered a city beach because it is located in Marina di Camerota, it is far from the common imagination because it is undoubtedly of rare beauty.

Clear and crystalline water with a very wide sandy surface is easy to reach by car.

The beach is bordered by Punta Zancale where the homonymous watchtower is located, reachable via a path where you can enjoy a splendid panorama.

The shallow waters make it suitable for families with children.

The Cala Bianca beach

The most beautiful beach in Italy on the Camerota coast.

Awarded several times for its beauty, it overlooks a narrow inlet, reachable only by sea.

The name of the beach derives from the dazzling white of the pebbles that form the beach, bathed by a turquoise and emerald sea.

Unique and inimitable it is a true earthly paradise.

Chosen by many tourists it is a beach where you can find calm and peace, pristine and extraordinary.

It is simply one of the most beautiful places to swim in Cilento.

A small tour among the wonders of Cilento: among magical places to be fully experienced, respecting the wonders that nature has given us.

Cilento still manages to guarantee breathtaking spectacles between sea and nature,

uncontaminated places, and hidden places where contact with nature is the one and only thing to do.

Choose Cilento, it is never a wrong choice!

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