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Stunning Bay

Visit or stay in Sestri Levante. It sits in the perfect location with a short distance to Cinque... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve B
San Diego, California

You never get tired of this view. Great area to walk, shops, restaurants. Beach areas are amazing... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit or stay in Sestri Levante. It sits in the perfect location with a short distance to Cinque Terre or Portofino! Love Love this town!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 25 January 2019

You never get tired of this view. Great area to walk, shops, restaurants. Beach areas are amazing. The church is a great place to sit and enjoy this gorgeous Bay

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bellame
Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

As the name suggests, Bay of Silence is a gem. I'm here in Winter and it's a beautiful solitude. No hordes of tourists about and you feel like you own the entire beach. It has a boat club, exhibition centre, restaurants and café, but all...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank antmontaq
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I like this beach the water is clean and have a good temperature. Near you can find restaurants and coffee places.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank FranPisca
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Leonardo, the bartender at Hotel Miramonte, is very good. If classic cocktails with a killer view and amazing aperitivi are your thing, stop by the bar at this wonderful hotel on Baia de Silenzio. You will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

This is a small and compact bay with a nice cosy beach which almost feels your own. It looks relatively uncluttered and quietly undiscovered compared to those of its famous neighbour Cinque Terre. But this is precious! You can stroll, sunbathe, Swim and fish at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Haebee
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Initially we missed the Bay of Silence having spent a few hours on Sun Beach. There are two beaches in Sestri and they are chalk and cheese. Sun beach is set up for parasols and sun loungers, beach games and the crowds. The bay of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Hayles7
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Clear, pretty water. Sandy beach, quient scenic cove. Nice for swimming and snorkeling. Highly recommend

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank D9481NNmicheles
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We have been visiting Sestri Levante regularly for over 40 years and the Baia Del Silenzio has to be one for the most scenic parts of the Ligurian coast - if you’re up for a healthy walk/climb then I highly recommend you go up the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rogerc631
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Its free clean and a great place to while away some time. Swimming safe and water clear. No beach parasols or beds so bring your own !!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Snifferoo
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