Sant Alessio Siculo is one of the nicest towns along Messina and Taormina coast. With its soft coastline and pebble beaches it is ideal place to spend a summer vacation. Sant Alessio boasts a nice promenade along the sea. It has a variety of restaurants and bars, as well as one of the most famous nightclubs in Sicily (Capo dei Greci). An important historic point is an antique castle between the sea and the mountain. All in all it is a really charming Italian seaside towns.
Among all the neighboring towns Sant Alessio is one of the most popular places among higher-class Sicilians for buying property and staying during the summer.
Sant Alessio is famous in Sicily for Capo dei Greci – a trendy nightclub attracting tourists and especially locals not only from Sicily but from Calabria as well.
Neighbouring Taormina and Giardini Naxos are also good options for going out – just a few minutes drive away.
- Castello di Sant Alessio
- Forza d’Agro
- Gole Alcantara
Activities and Sports
Sant Alessio is a great place for a total beach relax. It is pretty close to Taormina, so it is convenient to go on day tours to Taormina and nearby towns: Savoca, Forza d’Agro, Giardini Naxos, Messina, Letojanni, Castelmola.
Trekking and jogging along the beach would be an easy option for sport lovers. Snorkeling is fun here, and snorkels can be bought in most of the tourist shops. Neighbouring Giardini Naxos hosts a few good kayak associations that can rent kayaks to tourists as well.
Fontanarossa Catania airport is the closest and the most convenient far. There are no direct bus connections from the airport. It is the best to pre-arrange a transfer, as taxis on arrival will probably be more expensive.