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Bay of Silence

Via Portobello, Sestri Levante, Italy
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Far from silent, but still very relaxing

We were here in July -- which to be fair is a busy travel month -- and the beach was full of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ulm, Germany
via mobile
Relax and just enjoy the wind.

It's breezy here. However, this please can be full of people in the summer. My advice is go early... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandy beach” (7 reviews)
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Via Portobello, Sestri Levante, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here in July -- which to be fair is a busy travel month -- and the beach was full of families. Nevertheless we had no trouble finding a spot on the free beach (which appears to be the majority of the Bay of...More

Thank unswissmiss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's breezy here. However, this please can be full of people in the summer. My advice is go early in the morning so that you can have the beach by yourself :) I did that ! haha ~

Thank 382azria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach with great view but busy. We visit this beach around 12 o clock, I would recommend to visit the beach earlier or in the afternoon.

Thank Tom 2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the PERFECT place to sit and enjoy a prosecco at a beach side bar at the end of the day. Incredibly picturesque with a sandy beach (rather than pebbles or rock), and always feels like it's mostly just locals hanging out. A wonderful...More

Thank DesmondSF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is incredibly relaxing, clean & enjoyable. It is the best spot to stay.. away from the 'Hussel'bussel'.

Thank Alise J
Reviewed 7 June 2017

a must see when you are in Sestri Levante, one of the best spots in town especially during sunset. quiet yet vibrant with a few bars and restaurants scattered around it, literally a hidden gem

Thank kidermit
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

If you have enough of the crowd of the 5 Terra? Go for the Bay of Silence! Beautiful Spot and less crowdy😜

1  Thank Koen V
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Very cute little bay, almost like a hidden town in the town of Sestri. Family friendly and clear blue waters, great to swim or sip a good wine on the terrace of Citto Beach Bar. Must see.

Thank Aliceescoff
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I stayed on the Bay of Silence for two days, a beautiful spot anytime of the day or night. I could have sat and watched the waves for hours. The bay is truly a place of peace.

Thank Reaneybean80
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Bay of Silence is a beautiful spot, with a nicer beach than most along the ligurian coast. Most of the beach is open to the public without charge, which is great but does mean there are less facilities than the paid for stretches. The...More

Thank linc2068
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