Cala Rossa Beach in Favignana

Island of Favignana

Cala Rossa is the a popular summer resort located in the charming island of Favignana. 

Favignana also called la Farfalla (the butterfly) thanks to its shape, is the largest of the Egadi Islands and became a popular touristic destination due to the bay of Cala Rossa. Its name stems from a famous battle where many Phoenicians died, it would always then be known as the “Red Cove”. This beach has no easy access but rocks lay on the bay creating a suggestive coastline.
Dominated by Monte Caterina, this island offers excellent swimming and scuba-diving opportunities, especially near Grotta dei Sospiri, Grotta Azzurra and Grotta degli Innamorati.

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