A seaside holiday in Italy is a firm favourite with Italian and foreign tourists. The country really does have an incredible variety of coastline, from steep cliffs to endless stretches of sand and charming tiny coves dotted around the shores.
A laid-back Italian beach holiday is perfect for fun lovers, culture vultures and foodies.
Check this section for seaside B&B solutions or accommodation near beaches and lidos in all the Italian regions with a coastal area.
If you want plenty of sandy beaches, go to the Tyrrhenian side; for promontories and lookout towers try the stunning Ionian coasts; and Italian islands abound with endless magical coves. There's no doubt that Italy's shoreline is one of the most popular in Europe.
Clean waters and stunning seabeds are ideal for divers, while the open, breezy locations are a favourite for windsurfing and other water sports.
Stay in an Italian B&B while you explore the coast, meet friendly local folk and enjoy a warm welcome from our owners to make you really feel at home.
Check each regional list to see which B&B suits you best, for an affordable holiday or short break at the sea.