Acciaroli in Cilento, the most beautiful beach in Italy

Acciaroli in Cilento, the most beautiful beach in Italy

Acciaroli in Cilento, the most beautiful beach in Italy

Acciaroli is a fraction of the municipality of Pollica and is located in the area of the Cilento National Park, the area south of Campania that embraces mountains and sea. This small town is now famous for its wonderful pristine beaches, considered among the most beautiful in Italy; Indeed, Acciaroli is one of the top 10 resorts of Italian seaside tourism excellence and has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

It is connected by sea to Salerno and the other coastal towns of Cilento thanks to the “Metro ‘del Mare” and its marina. Here is a useful link to consult timetables and races: Alicost

For guests who move by car starting from Villa Nigro, we recommend that you take the coastal road in the direction of Santa Maria di Castellabate and then, continuing straight on, towards Sapri. Here is a quick link set up Google Maps.

Useful information for guests of Villa Nigro

Distance 30 km about
By Car 40 min about


“Spiaggia Grande” The Big Beach di Acciaroli

Acciaroli nel Cilento, the beach

It is the main beach of Acciaroli, called the “Pearl of Cilento” and elected Blue Flag by Legambiente and Touring Club. It is undoubtedly one of the most visited beaches in the area, with fine, golden sand and crystal clear sea. in all periods of the year, even in August. It boasts a fragrant sea lily and the shallow bottom for tens of meters makes it ideal for children. The beach is very wide and allows long walks and games with friends.

Pollica is a virtuous community and careful to maintain the highest quality of the beach and services that, operating from June to the end of September, make bathing perfect for families and those seeking relaxation and tranquility.

The prices of the beaches start from € 1 per umbrella, deckchair and sunbed. More expensive are the central beaches that also offer parking and are more suitable for young people, with music and aperitifs at the beach at sunset. However, there are free areas where you can enjoy the sea without any restrictions and the parking lots are all close.


Acciaroli nel Cilento, The port

The Port of Acciaroli

Near the beach we recommend a visit to the Port of Acciaroli. The view with the church and the tower is decidedly romantic and you can find several local craft shops, numerous clubs, restaurants or just eat an ice cream strolling along the pedestrian area. It is a valid alternative to the historical center, usually very crowded.