Arenella and Addaura are two wonderful beaches located in the province of Palermo.
Close to Palermo, 8 km east from the city centre, the Arenella beach also known as Vergine Maria is close to the Monte Pellegrino. It is a wide sandy beach on which is also a characteristic trap with all its anchors on display. Moving towards there is another amazing beach that must be seen: the Beach of Addatura. Its name derives form the big culture of laurel which is located around the coast near Punta Pirola. This is truly stunning, it looks toward the Gulf of Mondello and has lots of bathing facilities with all kind of touristic services you need. Thanks to its rich sea bed, this is an ideal place for diving lovers.