Baia del Sole Resort


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  • Beachfront resort on the sleepy Calabrian coast
  • Breathtaking views from an outdoor pool
  • Family-friendly activities and excursions

Baia Del Sole Resort is a blissful beachfront resort tucked away on the Tyrrhenian coast between Calabria’s Tropea and Capo Vaticano.

Standing within lush tropical gardens, spend your day on the terracotta-tiled sun terrace or in the large outdoor swimming pool, which offers breathtaking views over the blue waters.

Sunbathe at the resort’s own private beach, complete with sun loungers, or workout at the open-air fitness centre.

With the ocean always enticing you, there’s an array of water sports to enjoy from the resort. Snorkel on your own, or for an additional charge, go certified divers scuba diving or join the sailing and windsurfing school.

Each day there’s a program of activities you can sign up to, including aqua aerobics, Nordic walking, and pilates. There’s also a multi-sports court and a tennis court where you can play a game of football or tennis. To make packing easy for you, equipment is provided at no extra cost.

During the months of July and August there are occasional live performances at the resort’s own amphitheatre.

Stay in Mediterranean-styled whitewashed rooms that feature marble-clad bathrooms and tropical rain showers. There are several types of rooms to choose from, including family rooms, double bedrooms, or romantic bungalows, most of which include a balcony or terrace.

For your comfort, rooms come with air conditioning, a safe, hairdryer, a flatscreen TV and a chargeable minibar.

Children are equally welcome here, and there’s a small kids’ club where little ones can enjoy daily workshops, games and boat trips. There’s also a small swimming pool just for them too. The reception is open 24 hours to ensure you and your family are well looked after.

Baia Del Sole Resort boasts two restaurants where you can tuck into fresh new flavours and locally sourced ingredients from the resort’s own kitchen garden. Experience traditional Calabrian and Mediterraean dishes, whether you’re dining at the indoor buffet restaurant or al fresco by the pool. From fresh homemade pasta with local salami to the catch of the day, each day will be a feast day during your Ricadi holiday.

The staff at Baia Del Sole Resort are happy to arrange excursions for you, whether it’s mountain biking trips, tastings of the fine Calabrian wine during a local organic vineyard and cellar visit, or enjoying a pamper day at a local spa.

With peaceful days ahead, the natural beauty of the Tyrrhenian coast will always shine during your holiday in Ricadi.


Bars & Restaurants

Breakfast terrace

Enjoy breakfast with a breathtaking view of the "Coast of the Gods". Offering a selection of pastries, salami, cheese, hot dishes all served on the open air terrace.

Le Giare

For dinner, Le Giare restaurant offers a unique selection of Calabrian dishes. Each week they also offer different themed nights such as Flavours of the Mediterranean and Round Italy evening. Pair your dinner with some of the best local wines.

Le Pignate

Enjoy typical Calabrian cuisine for lunch at Le Pignate with amazing sea views. Offering a range of freshly caught fish, pasta dishes or even a typical piadine.

Terrace Bar

The Terrace bar is at the heart of the resort. Enjoy an aperitif whilst admiring Stromboli from a distance. In the evening enjoy the live music whilst sipping on an after dinner drink.

Beach & Pools

Private Beach

Baia del sole has its own private beach which is naturally made of sand and pebbles. Water sports are available as well as the resorts own diving centre.

Swimming Pool

The swimming pool enjoys sea views and has a nearby snack bar.


Kids Club

The kids club offers everyday activities, educational games, swimming lessons and more. Children from 5 years old will also have the opportunity to experience sailing on the hotels 15mt yacht 'Malu' to Capo Vaticano.Available once a week and to be booked and paid locally.

Sailing School

The resorts sailing school offers lessons on Catamarans, dinghies and windsurfing. There are also lessons available for children.

Tennis Club

Individual, couple or group lessons available. Kids lessons are also available.

Ricadi is a sleepy coastal town in Calabria, southern Italy. Steeped in history, the town dates as far back as the 10th century and offers timeless appeal.

Ricadi is Calabria’s hidden gem. Overlooking the glittering waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea, it’s an explorer’s paradise as you uncover secret beaches and secluded grottoes.

The region is blessed with long hot summers, which makes the laidback beachfront resort of Baia Del Sole Resort in Ricadi ideal for an extended stay. 

While your dreamy holiday in Ricadi may seem as if you’re miles from nowhere, it’s just an hour’s drive from Lamezia Terme International Airport, Calabria’s main airport, and the resort is only about a mile away from the nearest train station. 

South of Baia Del Sole Resort lies Capo Vaticano, where white sands invite you for lazy beach days with picnics, hiking, and snorkelling in the warm waters.

Drive north of Baia Del Sole Resor and you’ll reach Santa Domenica di Ricadi, where you can go scuba diving at the hidden beaches in Baia di Riaci. Discover medieval archaeological sites dotted around the scenic trails of the surrounding jagged cliffs.

Holding true to its agrarian roots, Ricadi is home to many vineyards and olive groves and even boasts an agricultural museum that is an ideal spot to discover Ricadi’s farming history.

Not to be missed is La Sagra della Cipolla Rossa, an annual festival in the month of August that celebrates the humble red onion, a protected food with IGP status.

Where you stay a few days or a month, your holiday in Ricadi is bound to be an enchanting escape.

1 Hour 15 minutes from Lamezia Terme airport

Baia del Sole is apporximately 1 Hour and 15 minutes from Lamezia Terme airport and a 20 min drive to Tropea.
Classic Room-Hybris
Classic Room Garden View

Max 2 adults

The Classic Garden View rooms are location on the ground or first floor with a veranda or balcony overlooking the beautifully maintained gardens. The bathrooms are equipped with a walk-in shower.

19 - 26m²

Superior room-Hybris
Superior Room Garden View

Max 3 adults

The Superior rooms have been recently renovated and offer views from the balcony or veranda of the tropical garden. The bathrooms offer a walk-in shower.

19 - 26m²

Family room-Hybris
Family Room Balcony or Terrace

Max 4 guests

Family rooms consist of a double room and a separate room for children. They offer plenty of space and all offer a large balcony or terrace.


Max 2 adults

Bungalows are independent from the main building, ideal for couples looking for privacy. Located close to the sea and all have a veranda.

a living room with a bed and a large window
Executive Suite

Max 2 adults

Spacious and light-filled, the Executive the room is situated on the second floor with spectacular panoramic views over the gardens and the sea. Enjoy the ample private terrace which comes with a relaxing hydro-massage tub.

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A beautiful resort to experience the true Calabrian life

FF1186338, London, United Kingdom

Tripadvisor review Oct 08 2023
We have just returned from the most amazing 2 weeks holiday to celebrate a special anniversary. The hotel and its grounds are absolutely stunning. The rooms are contemporary yet exceptionally...
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Sour experience at a beautiful resort

JoelleeWellee, North Haledon, New Jersey

Tripadvisor review Aug 01 2023
This resort is beautiful and my theory is that my experience is not the "norm"; but I still feel it's important to share: On the first night of our stay, the electricity went out on the entire...
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