Ricadi is a town in the province of Vibo Valentia with 4900 inhabitants (December 31, 2015). It is located on the peninsula of Capo Vaticano on the Tyrrhenian coast of Calabria. The neighboring municipalities are Drapia, Joppolo, Spilinga and Tropea. In particular, the located directly on the coast districts such as Santa Maria di Ricadi, is enjoying growing popularity as a tourist destination.