Ferry Bookings to Pantelleria: Buy your tickets directly on-line to arrive at Pantelleria. Pantelleria is an island of volcanic origin, situated a few kilometres from the African coast. The island only has one real, sand beach, which is the beach of Venus Mirror, spiaggia del Lago dello specchio di Venere, while it is dotted with small bays, inlets, coves and cliffs of a wild and picturesque nature. The main rocky beaches of Pantelleria are; Cala Arco dell’Elefante, Cala Gadir, il Laghetto delle Ondine, Cala Levante, Cala Tramontana, Cala Cottone and Cala Cinque Denti. Shipping companies engaged in the ferry service connecting the island of Ustica are: Ustica Lines and Siremar.