Our selection of Italy seaside hotels with large swimming pools - semi-Olympic 25m or Olympic 50m pool.
Those hotels suit for activity holidays in Italy, family sport holidays, swim teams trainings and camps, swimming clubs. Some pools are heated during winter months.
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1. Grand Hotel Pianeta Maratea Resort
Grand Hotel Pianeta Maratea is half way between the historical centre and the Cristo Redentore statue, and offers an Olympic-size swimming pool, and a children's pool. All rooms have a balcony with views of the coast. The rooms come with air conditioning, satellite TV, and minibar. Some offer extra space. Breakfast is a varied buffet. There is a restaurant at the hotel, serving regional and international cuisine. In the evening you can enjoy music in the piano bar or have a drink on the terrace overlooking the Gulf of Policastro. Sports facilities include tennis courts and a football pitch. Children have their own play area. The property also offers a private beach area, about a 10-minute drive away, reachable with a shuttle service. The Grand Hotel Pianeta provides a scheduled shuttle which will have you on its Blue-Flag private beach in just 10 minutes.
2. Gocce Di Capri
Overlooking Capri, Ischia and the Bay of Naples, Gocce Di Capri is located in a quiet area 7 km from Massa Lubrense and 12 km from Sorrento. It features an outdoor pool, sun terrace and garden. All rooms and apartments at Gocce Di Capri are air conditioned and en suite. Each comes with a satellite TV and tiled floors, while most have views of the sea. From April to October, the property hosts a restaurant, serving regional specialities prepared from seasonal, organic ingredients. The café is open all year round for light refreshments and evening cocktails. A 10-minute drive from beaches at Marina del Cantone, the property is close to shops and restaurants. From nearby Piazza Termini square you can enjoy a very pleasant walk to the marina.
3. Hotel Sahara
Hotel Sahara is surrounded by a quiet centuries-old pine wood. Enjoy the lively Milano Marittima and then retreat at this cosy hotel only a few steps from the Adriatic Sea. WiFi is free. Hotel Sahara offers a friendly and comfortable environment for a pleasant stay. Enjoy sociable moments, reading a book or sipping a cocktail in the bright and spacious halls and in the lounges and TV room. You can also cool off in the spacious garden, or have a swim in the outdoor heated swimming pools with hydromassage. Guests can also enjoy discounts at a nearby partner beach. All the rooms in the Sahara have been completely renovated. They come with air conditioning, a satellite TV, and a private balcony. Hotel Sahara is also proud of the genuine cuisine you can enjoy at its restaurant. You can choose amongst a variety of regional and national dishes for lunch and dinner. The hotel has a small car park subject to availability.
4. Hotel Sporting
Hotel Sporting is found in a large park in Casarsa della Delizia, between Udine and Pordenone. It offers an outdoor swimming pool, free WiFi, free parking and a wellness centre, with sauna and Turkish bath. Air-conditioned, rooms come with a satellite flat-screen TV, hardwood floors and a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. Breakfast is buffet style and includes homemade cakes, cold cuts, cheeses and hot drinks. The restaurant serves both seafood and meat dishes. The wellness centre features a gym, a sauna and a Turkish bath. A bar and a children's pool are next to the hotel's large pool.
5. Hotel Le Palme - Premier Resort
Set on the beach in Milano Marittima, Hotel Le Palme features a semi-Olympic swimming pool and a wellness centre with indoor pool. The hotel is part of the Premier Resort, offering a variety of dining options. Rooms have a modern design and air conditioning. Each one features a TV with Sky channels, a minibar and a private bathroom with a shower or hydromassage bath. Some overlook the Adriatic Sea. Free Wi-Fi is available in the hotel and on the beach. You will also find 2 bars and a piano bar with live music during summer. Guests can relax in the Body & Soul wellness centre which includes a spa pool, a Finnish sauna and Turkish bath. A continental buffet breakfast is served either at the Peninsula restaurant or out on the terrace. At the Premier Resort you have a great choice of restaurants including the Aquamarine buffet restaurant overlooking the garden and palm trees and the Peninsula restaurant, open for breakfast. There is also a restaurant at the beach and a poolside bar offering drinks and organic snacks. Adriatic Golf Club Cervia is 1 km from Le Palme, while Milano Marittima centre is 10 minutes' walk away.
6. Park Hotel Marinetta
Just 200 metres from its private beach, Hotel Marinetta is immersed in its 3-hectare Mediterranean park and features a wellness centre, indoor and outdoor pools. The hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with a balcony. It has 2 poolside restaurants, a gym and a private beach. A short walk away you will find the hotel’s private beach, equipped with parasols and sun beds. The beach was awarded with the Blue Flag and other seals for its clean, clear waters. The brand-new 300-m² Marinetta Wellness offers relaxing body-and-mind care with its hydromassage pool, emotional showers, sauna, special cosmetic and massage treatments. Other relaxing treatments are also available. Free parking is available at this hotel. The hotel not only includes a swimming pool reserved to adults, but also a further pool for adults and children.
7. UNAHOTELS Naxos Beach Sicilia
Nestled in Giardini Naxos directly by the sea, UNAHOTELS Naxos Beach Sicilia boasts its own private beach. The establishment has a tennis court, a fitness centre and 4 swimming pools, one of which is Olympic size. UNAHOTELS Naxos Beach Sicilia offers air-conditioned accommodation with satellite TV, a minibar, and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries. The small villas also feature a patio or terrace. The property also includes bars, restaurants, free private parking, and a boutique. The private equipped beach is available between May and September, and beach towels are also available. During this time there is also an entertainment programme for both children and adults. Relax and enjoy your stay without any hassles, and delight on the half board and full board options, offering a selection of Sicilian and national dishes. Taormina is a 20-minute drive away.
8. Torre Artale Hotel
A converted 18th-century mansion, Torre Artale Hotel offers views over the Tyrrhenian Sea and Sicilian countryside. A sun terrace and loungers surround the Olympic-sized pool, and parking is free. Rooms at Torre Artale have satellite TV and air conditioning. They are decorated in a traditional country style, and most have garden views. La Sfinge restaurant serves Sicilian and international dishes. Breakfast is a sweet and savoury buffet. Outdoor activities at Artale Hotel include tennis and horse riding. WiFi is free in public areas. The Trabia exit of the A19 motorway is just a 5-minute drive from the hotel, and historic Palermo just 35 km away.
9. Hotel Continental Ischia
Featuring one of the largest thermal centres in Ischia, Continental Terme includes a host of sports facilities and a total of 5 thermal pools. Rooms come with air conditioning, satellite TV, and a balcony or terrace with view. The hotel has a classic, Mediterranean style, and is surrounded by a park of 30.000 m² where you will find the pools, ranging in temperature from 28 to 37°C. You can relax on the sun loungers in the lush gardens, which are full of exotic flowers. Children aged 4 to 10 will find the new Lion King Mini Club with playground and entertainment. There is also a baby food service, providing everything you need to make your baby's meal. The modern spa with highly qualified doctors and staff is ideal for a massage or beauty treatment. Hotel Continental Terme is complete with reading and games rooms and a number of salons, with a maximum capacity of 350. The à la carte restaurant serves delicious local specialities with lots of fresh fish, and is open for lunch and dinner. The piano bar serves international drinks, and features a terrace overlooking the pools. Breakfast is a varied buffet.
10. Poiano Garda Resort Hotel
Set on a hillside in Garda, Poiano Resort is surrounded by 60 hectares of greenery and features an olympic-size pool, 6 clay tennis courts, and a gym with personal trainer. It offers a wellness centre, restaurants, and a free seasonal shuttle service to the centre. All air conditioned, the rooms come with a balcony, satellite TV, and a private bathroom with a courtesy set and a hairdryer. Some have views of Lake Garda. Served on the terrace in fine weather, breakfast is buffet-style including fresh croissants and fruit. The resort's extensive sports facilities include a five-a-side football pitch, a beach volleyball court, and private tennis lessons. Children can also enjoy the playground and miniclub service. The spa is complete with a Finnish sauna, sensory showers, a Turkish bath, and a salt-water hot tub. You have discounts at partner golf courses located nearby. Garda town centre is 2 km from the resort, and Verona Airport is reachable by car in 30 minutes.
11. Hotel Beau Soleil
You will find the largest, on-site, hotel pool of Cesenatico in the 3-star Hotel Beau Soleil, which is just 100 metres from the beach and set next to pinewoods. Hotel Beau Soleil offers a heated, Olympic-size swimming pool (25 metres x 12.5 metres). Next to the main pool you will find a hydromassage bath and a children’s pool. Under the guidance of professional staff, children can enjoy swimming lessons and a variety of water games. Atheletes will enjoy the water sports offered at Hotel Beau Soleil. Perfect for triathlon training, Hotel Beau Soleil features a bicycle-maintenance and storage room. This family-run hotel provides an on-site restaurant. Here you can enjoy classical Italian cooking and regional specialities. On request, the restaurant can offer fish-based and vegetarian menus, gluten-free meals and special dietary dishes. Enjoy a rich breakfast buffet in a friendly, informal atmosphere. Relax in the lounge area and have a drink at the American bar. The hotel offers free use of internet with Wi-Fi access in public areas. Seventy rooms at Hotel Beau Soleil are connected by lift. Some rooms offer panoramic balconies with sea views. Enjoy modern bathrooms, spacious accommodation and satellite TV. Take advantage of the hotel’s free car park. You can easily explore the nearby cities of Venice and Ravenna from Hotel Beau Soleil.
12. Hotel Cormoran
Set just a few steps from the nearest beach in Cattolica, Hotel Cormoran boasts a seasonal outdoor pool and hot tub, as well as a fitness centre. Guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. All air conditioned, rooms at the Cormoran features a flat-screen TV and free WiFi. They all have a balcony with either pool or sea view. A private beach area can also be booked at an extra cost. Free bike rental service is available. Misano Adriatico Train Station is 4 km from Hotel Cormoran, Federico Fellini International Airport is a 25-minute drive away.
13. Grand Hotel Continental
Set on Tirrenia’s seafront, the Grand Hotel Continental is only 15 km from the Leaning Tower and 10 km from Pisa Airport. It offers free Wi-Fi, an Olympic-sized pool and a free private beach. Rooms at the Hotel Continental are decorated in a Mediterranean style with light-wood furniture. Each comes with air conditioning and satellite TV, and some rooms feature a balcony with Tyrrhenian-Sea views. A daily buffet breakfast is provided. The restaurant serves both international and Tuscan dishes, and guests can enjoy dining by the pool in summer. The hotel's beach includes free deckchairs and parasols. Fitness lovers will appreciate the hotel’s gym. A children's playground and entertainment and a mini club are also available. The A12 Autostrada Azzurra is 9 km from the hotel. Livorno, where ferries depart for Palermo and Cagliari, is a 15-minute drive away.
14. Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & SPA
Offering panoramic views over the city and free WiFi, the Parco dei Principi is located next to Rome’s Villa Borghese park. This hotel, designed by architect Giò Ponti, features luxurious rooms, a free spa and 2 pools. Rooms at the 5-star Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & SPA have relaxing seating areas, and include large LCD TVs with satellite and pay-per-view channels. Most offer views over the lush gardens of Villa Borghese and the Dome of St. Peter’s Basilica. The Pauline Borghese gourmet restaurant overlooks the summer pool and garden and features a terrace open in summer. The restaurant serves modern Italian cuisine and guests can also enjoy snacks at the poolside bar, or try a cocktail in La Pomme piano bar. The hotel offers a Prince Spa, a wellness centre with indoor pool, Finnish sauna and Turkish bath, as well as a free gym with Technogym equipment. Beauty treatments are available, and herbal teas are served in the relaxation area. A conference centre with 18 meeting rooms is available. The hotel is just 5 minutes’ walk from the Galleria Borghese museum. Roma Termini Train Station is a 15-minute bus ride away from the stop on nearby Via Mercadante.
15. Hotel Fabricia
Offering a large garden with a semi-Olympic pool and 2 tennis courts, Hotel Fabricia is directly on the sea on Elba Island, a 10-minute drive from Portoferraio. It features its own private beach. The bright rooms at Fabricia Hotel are air conditioned and come with modern furniture. Facilities include a minibar and an LCD TV with satellite channels. Some rooms also feature a balcony. Served in the garden, breakfast is buffet style and includes fresh cakes and croissants, along with cold cuts and cheese. The hotel’s restaurant specialises in Tuscan cuisine and Italian classics. Guests have free Wi-Fi access in the public areas and can relax at the poolside bar with gazebo. The property’s extensive grounds also include a bowling green, volleyball court and a children's playground. Offering free parking, the hotel is a 15-minute drive from Porto Azzurro. Ferries run from Portoferraio Harbour to the italian mainland.
16. Hotel San Michele
In the heart of Capri, Hotel San Michele offers panoramic views across the Bay of Naples. The large swimming pool is set in gardens, and there is a poolside dining terrace. Rooms at the San Michele have air conditioning and a balcony, most with sea views. Each is also equipped with satellite TV and a minibar. Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas of the hotel, and every evening, guests can listen to live music in La Lanterna Verde bar. The panoramic restaurant serves Mediterranean specialities. A free transfer service from/to Marina Grande is available on request. Buses leave from outside the San Michele Hotel for Capri town centre and the famous Piazzetta.
17. Hotel Petrarca Terme
Surrounded by the Mediterranean vegetation and a 40,000 m² garden, this hotel is in Montegrotto Terme’s centre. Rooms come with a balcony and flat-screen satellite TV. Rooms at Hotel Petrarca Terme are decorated in a classic style. They offer a minibar, air conditioning and a bathroom with hairdryer. Some overlook the swimming pool area. The restaurant serves traditional meals from Veneto, as well as gluten-free meals on request. The Petrarca Terme Hotel features 7 swimming pools and the Vital Centre with a Finnish sauna, Turkish bath and sensory showers. There are also brand-new mineral caves. Offering free parking, the property is 6 km from the A13 motorway. Padua is a 20-minute drive away.
18. Hotel del Faro - Pugnochiuso Resort
Featuring a panoramic position just metres from Pugnochiuso beach and 20 km from Vieste city centre, Hotel del Faro - Pugnochiuso Resort offers a free pool, tennis courts, and on-site shops. The property covers an area of 150 hectares and is surrounded by Mediterranean greenery and pine woods. Dining at the Hotel del Faro is always a treat, wherever you choose to eat. Lunch is a light snack or buffet-style meal, and dinner is a choice between buffet and à la carte. In the evening, there is always some sort of entertainment, including live music at the piano bar. On site there is also a modern conference centre.
19. Città del Mare Resort Village
Set in a 27-hectare park overlooking the Gulf of Castellammare, Città del Mare Resort Village offers accommodation in Terrasini, 19 km from Palermo Airport. The estate features 3 swimming pools, and a private beach. The air-conditioned rooms include a fridge, safe, TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom with shower and hairdryer. They all have a balcony or terrace, and most offer sea views. Guests have free access to the Toboggan, which guarantees a unique experience with its pools connected by water slides running down a cliff directly into the crystal clear water of the Gulf of Castellammare. Various entertainment activities and sports facilities are also available for free. Città del Mare Resort Village is a 40-minute drive from Palermo and Scopello. Trapani Airport is 70 km from the property.
20. Perla Del Golfo
Set right on the Gulf of Castellammare, the Perla Del Golfo is a modern hotel with a tennis court, private beach and 3 pools. It offers free lobby Wi-Fi and air-conditioned rooms with sea views. Terrasini is 6 km away. Rooms at the Perla Del Golfo Hotel have light-coloured furnishings and tiled floors. Each comes with a private bathroom with hairdryer, and a fridge can be provided at extra cost. Under new ownership in 2012, the Perla Hotel provides a sweet and savoury buffet each morning. The restaurant serves both Sicilian and classic Italian cuisine. Entertainment is provided in summer, and there is also an evening bar and disco. A shuttle is available from/to Palermo Punto Raisi Airport, 21 km away. The Segesta ruins are a 30-minute drive away.