Club Esse Sunbeach


Modern four-star international resort located on the best stretch of the Ionian coast in Calabria, the wonderful Gulf of Squillace, one of the most beautiful sea areas in all of southern Italy. The splendid beaches alternate with historic villages like ancient Squillace and livelier tourist resorts like Soverato, Copanello or Lido di Squillace, where our resort is.

The Club Esse Sunbeach in the Lido di Squillace, Calabria

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Restaurant & all-inclusive

Central air-conditioned restaurant with large patio to dine outside. “La Terrazza” restaurant available by reservation at no extra charge, with a spectacular view of the swimming pool.

Club Esse formula: Our service is always buffet style and allows all our guests the utmost freedom and creativity in matching flavors and quantities to their personal taste. Every day we offer regional and international dishes, with a wide choice of appetizers, first and second courses, side dishes, real Italian pizza, fruit, dessert. Theme nights. Microfiltered water, house white and red wine, lager beer are always included (unless otherwise indicated) at no extra charge for lunch and dinner. A selection of local wines is also available. Our staff is trained to prepare food for various food intolerances, specific products are not available, but we can cook, limiting contamination, the foods provided directly by the guest.

To underline the internationality of the resort, only the “All Inclusive” formula is available which includes free drinks by the glass at the bars of the hotel from 10:00 to 23:00 (from 10:00 to 19:00 for the Beach Bar). Products included: water, wine, beer, coffee, juices, sodas and carbonated soft drinks, a wide choice of alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails, vermouth, limoncello, local bitters, Gin, Vodka, Rum, Grappa. The formula is personal and cannot be used to offer free drinks to other people. No alcoholic beverages will be served to minors.

For children, every day:

RistoMini ‘Hero’s Banquet’: special menu for children who can eat along with the ‘Hero Camp’ staff in a special area.

Baby feeding room: an equipped area dedicated to kids up to 3 years, accessible with no time limits, where parents can prepare baby food and find the main basic foods prepared in our kitchen without salt and using selected fresh products (meat/vegetable/fish broth, vegetable soup, small pasta, grated cheese, whole and part-skin UHT milk, yoghurt, processed cheese, seasonal fruit).


Club Esse Sunbeach is a large, club-style complex. The facility offers large spaces perfectly suited to activities, like the swimming pool, the beach, the music bar and the theatre. Discotheque. The contagious smile of our entertainment team accompanies our guests for their entire holiday with a rich program of entertainment, sports and shows providing amusement and relaxation in an atmosphere of fun and sharing.


The facility has 2 large swimming pools, the Central Pool and the Lagoon Pool. There are also 3 tennis courts, a football field and areas to play bowls. On the beach, there is beach volleyball, beach tennis and beach bowls.

Children and Teens

The penguin called Pink Hero, our mascot from the cold, is waiting for our little heroes to dance, play and gain awareness of ecology.
Hero Camp (from 3 to 13 years, further divided by age ranges), from 9:30 to 18:30, allows our little guests to experience a holiday within a holiday, with specially trained assistants, equipped play area, theatre workshop for kids, toy library with games, video library and relaxation area for the afternoon nap.

Young Club (from 13 to 18 years) with a daily meeting at the swimming pool for sports activities, dances, games and championships, a cabaret workshop, role-playing games and group games.

anti-Covid Measures

The situation of the COVID-19 pandemic is getting better day by day, but Club Esse does not lower its guard. This year we've worked as usual to create the ideal conditions to ensure you fun and relaxation in total safety.

Thanks to this approach, in 2020 over 80,000 guests enjoyed peacefully their holidays in all the Club Esse hotels and resorts.

To find out all the details on the reception, distances, beaches, entertainment and miniclub services that will make your holiday Covid-free, you can consult the appropriate page with all the answers to the most frequently asked questions on prevention measures.

Beach facilities at 300mt

Beach facilities at 300mt


Meeting room

Meeting room


2 swimming pools

2 swimming pools


Free Wi-fi

Free Wi-fi


Disco and Music Bar

Disco and Music Bar





3 tennis courts

3 tennis courts


Football pitch and beach volley

Football pitch and beach volley



For the comfort of the whole family

The 232 rooms are divided into: Comfort rooms, Suite Garden (double bedroom and living room with double sofa bed and furnished patio or terrace) and Suite Laguna with equipped patio and direct access to the pool. Rooms for guests with disabilities are available.


White and thin sand

Just 300 metres from the resort there is a beach of fine white sand that is private and fully equipped with sun umbrellas, deck chairs and sun loungers available for each room starting from the second row. First row to be paid locally. Wooden snack bar with a terrace, showers and sanitary services.


Discovering the rich culture

The Calabrian coast where the resort is located has a lot to offer, starting from visits to small characteristic towns such as Tropea and Isola di Capo Rizzuto. You can visit the National Archaeological Park in Roccelletta and the Fortress of Le Castella. Or go for a nice trip in the clear waters of Calabria.

Choose the dates of your next holiday in Calabria at the Club Esse Sunbeach.

Treatments and Price List

Included, and covers access to the pool and to the beach facilities with sun-umbrellas, deck chairs and sun loungers upon availability from the second row (first row to be paid locally), activities of the Hero Camp and Young Club, group swimming lessons, fitness, acquagym, use of sports and recreational facilities, group dances, access to the theater for evening shows.

From 13/06 to 11/07 and from 05/09 to 12/09, Himawari, the exclusive Certified Shiatsu Training School, will hold free weekly courses for all guests, with the release of a final certificate.

Mandatory from 0 to 3 years of age, 7 euros per day to be paid locally. Includes the use of the cradle (one per room, a possible second cradle only on request) and the ‘Biberoneria’ services use (basic food provided) without time limits.

Formula designed for those who like to pamper themselves on holiday with a few extra conveniences. Includes: Welcome Lunch (possibility of free lunch on the day of arrival); Priority check-in (fast lane) and room ready before 12:00; assignment of the table to the restaurant; initial supply of the mini-bar is complimentary; assignment of the sun-umbrella, a sunbed and a deckchair in the first rows for the entire duration of the stay with free rental of the beach towel; 10% discount at the Club Esse bazaar (with the exception of books, newspapers and stamps).

Allowed one per room (max. 20 kg weight) with the exception of the common areas with final sanitation contribution of 50 € (euros) to be paid locally.

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Hero Camp - L'animazione di Club Esse per i più piccoli

Hero Camp

L‘avventurosa vacanza dei tuoi bambini

The adventurous holiday of your kids

Hero Camp is an entertainment project for children started in 2011 and present in each Club Esse and all facilities with ‘Fun for Life!’ amusements. The mascot, a penguin called Pink Hero, and our Hero Trainers let our young guests experience a holiday within a holiday with leisure, sports, artistic and theatre activities inspired by themes of ecology and community… Learn more

Recensioni dell’Hotel

Super holiday

Exceptional holiday, for the second consecutive year I was at Club Esse Sunbeach, a wonderful resort with well-kept green, clean, with comfortable rooms, air conditioning, and a very nice beach […] The best thing of the resort is the entertainment. […] A holiday that you will not forget!


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Our family room was near the beautiful Laguna swimming pool with garden and sun loungers directly on it. […] Surrounded by vegetation […] Spectacular entertainment shows […] Helpful staff and always courteous and present for any request you had. Clean beach and wonderful sea.

Ilario R

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