Once a fishing town, nowadays Bellaria is a charming modern town that welcomes guests from all over Europe, in the middle of the Adriatic Riviera. Bellaria has been awarded the Blue Flag for the quality of its environment and facilities. For two years running the town has been acknowledged to be an ideal seaside resort thanks to the warm and welcoming spirit of the town’s people and of the tourist industry workers. The wonderful golden beach, the parks, the sports centres, cultural events and shows, shopping in pedestrian areas, cocktail bars and restaurants, and all the modern hotels, make for a pleasant stay and an enjoyable quality of life. In addition, Bellaria’s strategic position allows you to reach beautiful art cities, the best renowned theme parks of the Riviera, and the most important exhibition centres in Romagna, in a short time.
Bellaria is the ideal destination for those who seek entertainment during the day and at night. Apart from getting a tan, on the beach you can make use of a wide range of facilities that includes: boules pitches, table tennis, beach volleyball pitches, playgrounds, and jet skis and pedal boats for hire. You can also take part in fun activities such as aqua gym and Salsa dancing, or have sailing and windsurfing lessons. The free “Polo Est” beach is also well equipped, and offers a lot of sports activities from yoga to aerobics, as well as entertainment for adults and children, who can play in the kindergarten area.
Bellaria is not just synonymous with beach life, however, the large Gelso park, which covers an area of 25 hectares right in the middle of town, offers the chance to have a revitalizing walk in natural surroundings, surrounded by tall trees. Isola dei Platani is where people stroll in the evening. This pedestrian street has many elegant shops that sell quality items to satisfy the most demanding of customers.
There is more, throughout the summer, the town puts on shows, folk evenings, and events of national and international renown (including Pink Night and Milleluci). Nightlife in Bellaria is rich and varied, too, and offers a wide choice of discos, pubs, disco-bars, dance halls, pizzerias and restaurants that are open until the early hours, such as the famous and very popular Cyber Wine Bar, Cafè Madrid... and Beky Bay disco, a beach bar that has music, shows, and concerts. Even the origins of the name Bellaria (literally beautiful air) bring to mind delightful fresh sea air, which makes this the ideal holiday resort for people of all ages.