Bay of Silence, Liguria
Cala degli Infreschi, Marina di Camerota, Campania
Cala Rossa, Isola di Favignana, Sicily
Favignana is the largest of the three so-called Aegadian Islands on Sicily’s western coast. Arrive by hydrofoil boat from Trapani, and follow the signs to the beach.
Spiaggia di Is Arutas, Sardinia
Torre Guaceto, Puglia
Vasto, a hilltop town on the southern coast of Abruzzo, overlooks the Adriatic Sea and a long sandy beach. It’s just a quick stroll downhill from the medieval town center to the sand, where you’ll find a row of restaurants and hotels.