Italy’s Adriatic Coast has it all! Not only can it boast crystal clear, temperate waters and golden sandy beaches but it is also home to impressive historical architecture, rustic Italian cuisine, great nightlife and child friendly activities.

The Adriatic Riviera is possibly best known for one of Italy’s most popular beach resorts, Rimini. Welcoming tourists and Italians alike, Rimini offers beautiful sandy beaches where visitors can relax by the water’s edge in the Italian sun and take a dip in the pleasantly mild waters

But there is so much more to the Adriatic Riviera than picture perfect beaches. The glorious stretch of coast features 20km of golden sandy shores but is complemented by lush countryside and bustling characterful towns. These in themselves are a great way to while away the days, relaxing in a café, or wandering quaint streets, discovering their history.


The perfect resort for families, with its beautiful soft sandy beach, fabulous restaurants, a wealth of history to discover and close proximity to water parks and amusement parks. Its absolutely enchanting old town features a harbour so beautiful that it is believed to have been designed by Leonardo di Vinci and provides a beautiful area for balmy evening strolls.

Rimini's beach is renowned for its idyllic sun holiday setting. It’s beautiful Old Town is just a 15 minute walk from the shore, with its Roman remains and Renaissance cathedral, and with Florence within easy reach by train. There’s plenty to discover too, A vibrant and varied nightlife sees the place come alive in the evenings with a great range of places to enjoy your evening meal and a drink or two while savouring the great atmosphere.

A modest gem on the Adriatic Riviera. Its quaint town is filled with restaurants and markets and provides a wonderful place to relax and enjoy its laid-back atmosphere while exploring and stopping for coffee or a gelato. The sheltered beach is popular with watersports enthusiasts and sun worshippers alike, with its long stretch of golden sandy shores and of course that twinkling Adriatic water.

Once an ancient fishing village and has grown to become a well-loved destination for families who simply love the child-friendly beaches as well as the popular seashell exhibits of Museo delle Conchiglie. Those who love the relaxation of a beach holiday in the sun will love it here and the tree-lined pedestrian zones make for an ideal place to take an afternoon stroll and to explore the shops or stop for an ice-cream.

Featured Holidays

Camping Cesanatico 
Camping Cesenatico Village provides a fantastic, hassle free camping village, ideal for family holidays. With activities for kids of all ages and loved by parents too, it is the perfect destination for a fun-filled stay.
Prices from €529 per person.

Hotel Milton, Rimini 
Overlooking one of the most beautiful beaches in the Adriatic Riviera, Hotel Milton offers all the charm and elegance that only an 18th Century villa by the sea can provide.
Prices from €915 per person

Club Hotel Angelini, Bellaria 
In the beautiful soft and sandy beachside resort of Bellaria, the Club Hotel Angelini provides great accommodation, with a wealth of great facilities and entertainment, particularly for those with children.
Prices from €859 per person

Hotel Massimo, Cesenatico 
The Hotel Massimo provides beautiful accommodation in the wonderful resort of Cesenatico. Close to the beach and with its own beautiful swimming pool, this hotel ticks all the boxes for a fantastic sun holiday.
Prices from €699 per person

Hotel Madison, Cattolica 
Within easy reach of a wide range of parks and offering plenty of child-centred facilities, this is a great destination for a family holiday on the Adriatic Riviera.
Prices from €809 per person

Hotel Sans Souci, Cattolica 
Set in a panoramic position overlooking the ocean, the four star Hotel Sans Souci offers a great location, just steps from the seafront, coupled with excellent facilities.
Prices from €939 per person