Isola Bella

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Isola Bella beach, Sicily
Isola Bella, Sicily
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Isola Bella
Photo: © Gnuckx / CC BY

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Also known as the "Pearl of the Ionian Sea", Isola Bella is a tiny island in a protected bay on Sicily's west coast. With crystal clear azul waters and a backdrop of mountains and pine forests this is a truly beautiful spot.

The beach here is a pair of coarse, stony sand crescents either side of the island which meet to form a narrow spit of beach connecting Isola Bella to the main land. As well as soaking up the sun there's plenty to do here; the snorkelling is great and the little island itself is well worth exploring. There is a small house on the island and a series of paths and grottoes set amongst the pines. Since 1990 it has been a nature reserve and is home to several species of birds and lizards.

There is a little cafe overlooking the beach which is a great spot to sit back and enjoy the view. In the summer months it does tend to get a little busy here so my advice would be to find a spot with a nice view over the beach and relax...

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Isola Bella Weather Info

5 Day Isola Bella UV Index

UV Index scale

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Temperature Averages

Average Water Temp

Isola Bella tide times & sea state

Sat 23/03 »

Tide times
High 5:36am (1.64m)
Low 11:48am (0.25m)
High 5:53pm (1.63m)
Daylight
First light05:31
Sunrise05:58
Sunset18:12
Dark18:39

Sun 24/03 »

Tide times
Low 12:05am (0.32m)
High 6:05am (1.53m)
Low 12:17pm (0.37m)
High 6:22pm (1.50m)
Daylight
First light05:30
Sunrise05:56
Sunset18:13
Dark18:40

Mon 25/03 »

Tide times
Low 12:34am (0.45m)
High 6:34am (1.40m)
Low 12:45pm (0.51m)
High 6:51pm (1.35m)
Daylight
First light05:28
Sunrise05:54
Sunset18:14
Dark18:40

Tue 26/03 »

Tide times
Low 1:03am (0.60m)
High 7:03am (1.25m)
Low 1:13pm (0.66m)
High 7:22pm (1.20m)
Daylight
First light05:27
Sunrise05:53
Sunset18:15
Dark18:41

Wed 27/03 »

Tide times
Low 1:36am (0.75m)
High 7:39am (1.10m)
Low 1:49pm (0.81m)
High 8:27pm (1.05m)
Daylight
First light05:25
Sunrise05:51
Sunset18:16
Dark18:42

Thu 28/03 »

Tide times
Low 2:39am (0.89m)
High 11:05am (1.00m)
Low 7:05pm (0.89m)
Daylight
First light05:24
Sunrise05:50
Sunset18:17
Dark18:43

Today's weather

Clear sky

14 °C
(57 °F)

Light breeze, 5.8 km/h from NNE

Sea temperature

15°C / 59°F

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