Gabicce Mare

£269pp—Discover Italy's 'secret seaside', from Manchester

Ceri Garnett
Deal Expert
You'll stay right on the seafront, with a heated rooftop swimming pool that overlooks the beach

Why We Love This Deal

Save up to 46% on short breaks in a classic seaside resort on Italy's Adriatic Coast. You'll spend four nights next to the beach, and experience the Italian seaside just like the Italians do—lazy days full of pasta, wine, and sunshine.

What's included

  • Return flights
  • Four nights at the Hotel Sans Souci Gabicce Mare, in a Standard Room
  • Daily breakfast and 4-course dinner
  • Canapés and a glass of wine on arrival

Fly from London on select dates 16 May-9 June; 19 September-24 October, 2024; 11 April-22 May, 2025. You can also fly from Edinburgh in May, 2024, or Manchester in October, 2024, or April, 2025.

Alternatively, depart in July-August, 2024, from £499 per person.

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Hotel details
Hotel Sans Souci sits at the far end of the beach in Gabicce Mare, around 10 minutes' walk from the modern town centre. The sand slopes gently into the water outside the hotel, ideal for swimming. The Daily Telegraph calls the town one of Europe's 28 best hidden seaside resorts, and praises the beach as Italy's "seaside secret".

The hotel's main highlight is the heated rooftop swimming pool, which has panoramic views of the Adriatic Sea and sometimes hosts live music performances. The restaurant also has beach views, and breakfast and 4-course dinners are included every day. You'll also get a small glass of local wine every night at dinner.

We recommend seeking out the delicious and unique specialities from the region of Marche—especially vincisgrassi (a type of wild mushroom and prosciutto lasagne), olive ascolane (a deep-fried olive stuffed with meat), and the town's own freshly caught seafood.

Beyond the sands lie some pretty Medieval hamlets, with Fiorenzuola di Focara and Casteldimezzo both around a 15-minute taxi ride from the hotel. A tourist bus runs direct to Gradara—a beautiful fortified village with its own castle—in around an hour. You can also hike the coastal trails of Monte San Bartolo, a nature reserve full of wild beaches and hidden coves.

Other options

  • Stay for seven nights from £399 per person
  • Add extra nights from £45 per person, per night

Transfers & baggage
Transfers are not included. Check comparison sites for independent car hire options: some companies offer pickup from Bologna Airport from around £40. You could also take the train from approximately £11 per person. Add checked baggage from £70 per bag, return.

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When You Can Go

Select dates May-Jun; Sep-Oct, 2024; Apr-May, 2025


Up to 46%

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