Giardini Naxos in the county of Messina is a flourishing and lively holiday resort in the close vicinity of Taormina.
Giardini Naxos was discovered for tourism 30 years ago, and since that time its infrastructure has been developed, and thus the village attracts a large number of tourists nowadays
The coastline is almost 4 km long, and there are several beaches: the big fine sandy one in the bay of Naxos, some small rocky coves with pebbly beaches and another long beach in the hotel zone Recanati. Some of them are for free, while others equipped with umbrellas, sun beds, showers, cabins and water sports facilities. At these lidos you will always find a restaurant and bar, selling ice cream, chilled drinks and something to eat. Even in the small rocky bays, you will see these services, it is more fundamental and quiet there, with beach huts and softer music.