Noto Marina, also known as Lido di Noto, is a small sunny village
on the southeast coast in the province of Siracusa
. The closest major cities are Noto (5 km), Siracusa (30 km) and Catania
The beaches are wide with fine sand and crystal clear waters
making it one of the most beautiful coasts of Italy
. Noto Marina, overlooking the Ionian Sea, a sea, clear, blue green hues, wide bays and a coast of rocks, gravel and sand, framed by lush vegetation. Sea side accommodations, vacation rentals, condo rentals, apartment rentals and villa rentals are dotted along this beautiful stretch of coast.
If you are looking for a break from relaxing on the beach, there are some wonderful sites
within driving distance from Noto Marina. Stay in a Noto Marina accommodation, vacation rental, condo rental, apartment rental, villa rental and use this as a base to explore eastern Sicily.
Generally listed as one of the 'must-see' tourist attractions
of this part of Sicily, Noto is a pleasant and attractive little town, with a historic centre that is composed almost entirely of crumbling Baroque palaces, churches and houses. Some of the fanciest balconies in town belong to the Palazzo Nicolaci (1739). Since 2002 it has been part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site 'Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto'. It also hosts some of the best historic villas, accommodations and lodging. Villa rentals, apartment rentals and vacation rentals are available year round.
Vendicari Nature Reserve
, 8km from Noto, has a late-medieval watch tower and ancient Greek and Roman archaeological sites. It is great for hiking and exploring, and there's also a beach. For the most part, the terrain consists of marshes and lagoons with an extensive ecosystem playing host to birds and plants.
Syracuse is an amazing city of culture and history
ready to be explored and savoured. Activities include language classes, Sicilian cooking classes & wine tasting, outdoor excursions (hiking, cycling, climbing, sailing, scuba diving) and excursions all over the island; there are also many night clubs along the coastline on the Alfeo Promenade. Some have dance floors on the beach so that you can dance under the moonlight
. It has some wonderful town centre accommodation, vacation rental, and apartment rental or beach villa rental options.