Where to sleep in Cesenatico: best areas and hotels for beach holidays

Cesenatico is one of the main seaside resorts in Italy. Overlooking the Adriatic Sea in the stretch of coast of the Romagna Riviera, it is one wonderful holiday destination to the sea both for families with children and for couples and young people.

Choose well where to sleep in Cesenatico has some importance to spend a pleasant stay in this tourist resort of Emilia-Romagna. The best areas to stay in Cesenatico are the main street and the seafront where most of the hotels, restaurants, bars and shops are located.

Located about 20 kilometers north of Rimini and about 30 km south of Ravenna and close to other important seaside resorts such as Cervia, Milano Marittima, Gatteo a Mare and Bellaria-Igea Marina, spending your holidays in Cesenatico is aexcellent choice also for visiting many attractions, places and important tourist resorts.

Beach holidays in Cesenatico

From 23 inhabitants in winter, the town can count over 300 people during the summer. To welcome all these tourists we think over a thousand accommodation facilities in Cesenatico: hotels, bed and breakfasts, tourist apartments, guest houses, tourist villages, holiday homes, hostels, campsites and farmhouses.

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Including between the towns of Cervia and Gatteo a Mare, the beaches of Cesenatico are very wide and have a total length of about 7 km. In addition to various free beaches, there are 125 modern bathing establishments with bar-restaurants, umbrellas and deck chairs, cabins, games for children, rescue service, ...

The beaches of Cesenatico made of fine golden sand it's a sandy bottom that slopes very gently (with a water height of 1-1,5 meters to 100 meters from the beach), they make the resort a great choice either for families with children or for those who want to learn to swim, both for young people and for all those who want to walk, play and have fun on the soft beach.

The resort, in addition to bars, restaurants, shops and bathing establishments, offers fun for everyone: children's play areas, green spaces, arcades, attractions, water and amusement parks, cycle paths, go-karts, night clubs and discos.

Best areas to sleep in Cesenatico

Le most interesting tourist areas where to stay in Cesenatico, in addition to the area near Porto Canala which represents the central, are the neighborhoods of Valverde e Villamarina on the south coast e Zadina to the north, surrounded by beautiful pine forests.

In general, however, the best areas to stay are those close to the promenade and the beach. The hotels instead, they are the best accommodation facilities where to sleep due to the greater number of services they offer for tourists.

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Shuttle bus they connect all the coastal areas with the center and the tourist area of ​​Porto Canale.

Porto Canale: the best area

The central area of ​​Cesenatico, which goes from the canal port to a little after the skyscraper and the grand hotel, is certainly the best area to sleep in Cesenatico. Staying in this area as well as having the bathing establishments at a short distance, you can take pleasant walks both during the day and in the evening.

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The canal port, designed by Leonardo da Vinci, is the main tourist attraction of the city. This is the area with the largest number of clubs, restaurants, bars and shops, therefore perfect not only for families with children, but also for couples and young lovers of nightlife.

Best hotels in the central area of ​​Cesenatico

Hotel Baltic - possibility of half board and full board

Grand Hotel Cesenatico - the historic grand hotel of the city

Dream Hotel - good value for money

Grand Hotel Da Vinci - 5-star luxury hotel with the possibility of half board

Lido Hotel Residence

Hotel Rosso Blu

Bisanzio hotels

Zadina: to be close to the center

Zadina is the northernmost area of ​​Cesenatico. It is certainly a quiet and relaxing area where you can enjoy not only the beach and the sea, but also the large green park of Zadina.

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The large pine forest is an ideal place for quiet walks, sports and picnics with children. Staying in this area allows you to reach the large Atlantica water park on foot.

Best hotel in the district of Zadina

Hotel Le Vele - possibility of half board, full board and All Inclusive

Hotel Lalla & Villa Orly Beauty & Relax - for a relaxing and rejuvenating stay

Maree Hotel - for couples and families

Hotel Promenade Universale - possibility of All Inclusive treatment

Color Green Village Cesenatico Family - for those seeking tranquility

Small Hotel Kursaal - economic solution

Valverde: for families with children

The Valverde area takes its name from the large green park that runs along the seafront. It is one of the areas with the best value for money and with various facilities offering All Inclusive or Full Board treatment.

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Located along the coast 1,5 km from the center of Cesenatico, Valverde is a quiet area full of large green gardens. In addition to numerous accommodation facilities and bathing establishments, it also offers an interesting stroll, with evening markets and various events during the summer season.

The presence of the Energy nightclub and clubs on the beach makes the area not only preferred by families with children, but also by young people who want to have fun until late at night.

Best hotel in the Valverde district

Hotel Majestic - one of the most chosen hotels

Valverde Hotel & Residence - possibility of half board, one of the best choices ever

Euro hotel - beachfront with private beach

Massimo Resort Hotel - possibility of half board and full board

Hotel Joli - excellent value for money

Hotel Vista Mare & Spa - for a relaxing and rejuvenating stay

Villamarina: the cheapest area

Located on the coast, south of Valverde and 3 km from Cesenatico, it is a splendid area where to stay with numerous hotels and bathing establishments. This quiet seaside resort offers everything for a pleasant beach holiday, especially for families with children. It is the cheapest area to sleep in Cesenatico.

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Equipped with modern and well-equipped hotel facilities, many of which are located on the seafront and a few steps from the beach, Villamarina is also a pleasant area to stroll both day and night. Bars and shops are open until late at night.

Best hotel in the Villamarina district

Hotel David

Hotel Excelsior - one of the best hotels ever

Hotel Promenade - beachfront, ideal for families with children

Hotel Duke of Kent - good value for money

Hotel Stella Maris - one of the best budget hotels

Useful Information

When to go on holiday to Cesenatico

The tourist season of Cesenatico goes from May to September, with the high season characterized by the months of July and August. Also there Easter and New Year are two periods in which the city sees a notable tourist movement.

What to do and see in Cesenatico

Le main tourist attractions of Cesenatico are: the Leonardesco Canal Port built on a design by Leonardo da Vinci in 1502, the skyscraper of Cesenatico 118 meters high and the Maritime Museum.

Il Porto Canale Leonardesco it is now an open-air museum and is one of the main attractions of the city. It houses the traditional restored wooden ships, part of the collection of the local Maritime Museum. The canal port is located in the center of the historic center of Cesenatico and divides the city into two parts: the north and the south.

Le main activities to do only related to water activities: swimming and various water sports. Other activities are walking and cycling along the promenade and in the green areas of the city, as well as team sports such as: football, bowls, volleyball and beach volleyball.

Staying in Cesenatico also allows you to be close to many important attractions, amusement parks, water parks and wildlife parks. From Cesenatico less than 30 minutes by car you can reach:

  • Atlantica Water Park in the city - water park
  • Cavallino Rosso Playground 7 km (10 minutes) - funfair
  • Italy in Miniature 15 km (15 minutes) - theme park
  • Safari Ravenna 18 km (18 minutes) - wildlife park
  • Mirabilandia 20 km (20 minutes) - theme park
  • Mirabeach 20 km (20 minutes) - water park
  • Fiabilandia 25 km (25 minutes) - amusement park
  • Oltremare 35 km (30 minutes) - wildlife park
  • Aquafan 35 km (30 minutes) - water park

How to get to and around Cesenatico

The best way to reach Cesenatico is by car. Along the A14 motorway, you can use the following exits to reach the seaside resort: Valle del Rubicone (9 km), Cesena (15 km) and Rimini Nord (17 km). While from the tourist resorts of the Romagna Riviera you can reach Cesenatico with the Adriatica state road 16, which passes right next to the city.

If you want to get there on the train, you must first reach the Ravenna or Rimini railway stations and then take a regional train to Cesenatico station.

There are also gods bus, especially in the summer, which connect the Romagna town to the most important Italian cities.

move around the city, the car, taxi and public bus are the most used means to cover greater distances. For short distances, walking or cycling is the best choice, also because it is very pleasant.


Where to sleep in Cesenatico: best areas and hotels for beach holidays
Leonardo canal harbor in Cesenatico (Emilia Romagna) - Photo from Istockphoto
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