21 Reasons to Sail with SeaDream 

21 Best Seaside Retreats in France, Italy, Spain & Malta

 Little-known isles and off-the-beaten path enclaves  

From Tuscany and Corsica to the French and Spanish Rivieras and beyond, these private destinations are not those that one simply decides to travel to. Rather, these are locales that define how one travels. Accessible to those who drop anchor off the coast, they provide otherworldly fascinations, natural preserves, and untouched beaches accented by the azure waters and sea breezes of the Mediterranean.

Porto Ercole, Tuscany 

Porto Ercole, Tuscany

Sitting pretty in the municipality of Monte Argentario, in the Province of Grosseto, Tuscany. 

Gozo Island, Malta 

Gozo Island, Malta

Part of the Maltese three-island archipelago, Gozo basks in the Mediterranean off the coast of Sicily.  

Lipari, Sicily, Italy

Lipari, Sicily, Italy

One of seven islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the northern coast of Sicily, Lipari boasts a fortified castello and the impressive Aeolian Archaeological Museum.

Amalfi, Italy

Amalfi, Italy

The namesake of the UNESCO-awarded Amalfi Coast is your gateway to ancient Pompeii.

Calvi, Corsica, France

Calvi, Corsica, France

Part of the historic Genoese empire, Calvi is perched on the northwest coast of the isle of Corsica. 

Capri, Italy

Capri, Italy

The inviting Italian island just off the Sorrentine Peninsula has just two harbors, Marina Piccola and Marine Grande.

Cannes, France

Cannes, France

Yes, you Cannes. The French Riviera’s artistic resort town holds a stunning Croisette, idyllic pebbly beaches, and an unencumbered Promenade des Anglais.

Puerto Banus, Spain

Porto Banus, Spain

Costa del Sol’s yachting playground offers the perfect mix of beautiful beaches and a luxury marina.

Ponza, Italy

Ponza, Italy

Bask in the beauty of this remote Pontine island, distinguishable for its steep rocky coves, craggy cliffs, and crystalline water.

Nice, France

Nice, France

The sunny seaside seclusion of Nice embodies the sweetness and art of living, presenting a fusion of international cultural influences.

Porto Empedocle, Sicily, Italy

Porto Empedocle, Sicily, Italy

The ancient Greek city and temples of Agrigento stun in this UNESCO-awarded Italian coastal town.

Portoferraio, Elba, Italy

Portoferraio, Elba, Italy

Beauty nestled in the province of Livorno, Tuscany, on the northern coast of Elba Island. 

Malaga, Spain

Malaga, Spain

Strong historical significance fused with modern, avant-garde character results in unmatched charm.

Portofino, Italy

Portofino, Italy

Picturesque fishing village along the Italian Riviera.

Valletta, Malta

Valletta, Malta

This fortified city on a hilly peninsula soars between two of the finest natural harbors in the Mediterranean.

Portovenere, Italy

Portovenere, Italy

This secret Cinque Terre gem is A UNESCO World Heritage site along Italy’s Lugurian coast in the province of La Spezia.

Trapani, Sicily, Italy

Trapani, Italy

The “City of Salt and Sand” presents an unblemished natural environment and relaxed atmosphere.

St. Tropez, France

St. Tropez, France

The French Riviera’s glamorous resort town is framed by exceptional beaches and wineries. 

Gibraltar, Iberian Peninsula

Gibraltar, Iberian Peninsula

Defining a narrow peninsula of Spain’s southern Mediterranean coast.

Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca, Spain

White-sand beaches and hidden coves lapped by crystal-clear waters. 

Monte Carlo, Monaco

Monte Carlo, Monaco

Offering delightful surprises to complement its renowned casino and Grand Prix. 


Are you ready to explore the sheltered gems of France, Italy, Spain, and Malta yourself? SeaDream provides you with an intimate view of these destinations unlike any other boutique travel line. Check availability and reserve your next voyage, now at 21% per-stateroom savings in celebration of our 21st Anniversary.