Sampieri is situated in south eastern Sicily
. It lies to the south of the Baroque town of Scicli, which has just recently been added to Unesco’s World Heritage list.
It also makes a great base for relaxed trips to exciting towns like Ragusa
, Modica, Noto and Siracusa
. Sampieri and it neighbouring towns have some world class accommodations and holiday lodging ranging from homely villa rentals, apartment rentals and condo rentals to luxurious vacation rentals.
It is an old fishing village, perhaps the most picturesque in the province
, with its stone houses jostled with one another, bordering a maze of narrow streets. Fine accommodation, vacation rental, condo rental, villa rental and apartment rental options and recreational facilities have been growing of recent, what has contributed to increasing the tourism influx.
There’s a gorgeous long wide beach here where the sand is as golden
and the water gets deep very gradually. The town is both relaxed and atmospheric. The beachfront here is lovely and well kept, and is dotted with palm trees
and local villas. The town used to make its living solely from fishing. You can still see the old fishermen’s stone houses at the end of the spit, making a wonderful sight in blue and yellow. Some have been converted to holiday accommodations and vacation rentals. While adults will enjoy the atmosphere and the view that characterizes Sampieri, children will love the fantastic beach. In Sampieri, you’ll find villa rentals and apartment rentals, a pizzeria, a café by the beach, a newsagent, two supermarkets, and a traditional biscuit maker.
Sampieri boasts one of the most beautiful shores of all Sicily with its long sand beach and lovely rocky cliffs.
‘U stabilimientu bruciatu’ (Sicilian for “the burnt building”), lying on the eastern cliff, a former tile factory accidentally burnt in the mid 1900s, has become an attraction thanks to its impressive look, even chosen as a setting for numerous movies.
In neighbouring Cava d'Alica, which is about 4.5km away, you can look forward to great fish at reasonable prices
in the seafront restaurant L'Ancora. In Cava d'Alica and Donnalucata (12km away), there are lots of very picturesque restaurants to choose from. There are numerous other restaurants in the area serving different types of food.
No matter if you book a holiday accommodation, vacation rental, villa rental or apartment rental in Sampieri or in a town close by, you will a truly Sicilian experience.