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Recommended experiences for your Italy holiday.

Beaches on the Amalfi Coast

The best places to take a dip in the crystalline waters along the Amalfi Coast's dramatic shore.

Beaches on the Amalfi Coast
Beaches on the Amalfi Coast
Beaches on the Amalfi Coast
Beaches on the Amalfi Coast
Beaches on the Amalfi Coast
Beaches on the Amalfi Coast
Beaches on the Amalfi Coast
Beaches on the Amalfi Coast
Beaches on the Amalfi Coast
Beaches on the Amalfi Coast
Beaches on the Amalfi Coast
Beaches on the Amalfi Coast
Beaches on the Amalfi Coast
Beaches on the Amalfi Coast
Beaches on the Amalfi Coast
Beaches on the Amalfi Coast
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Although the Amalfi Coast is a favorite seaside holiday destination, this part of the Italian coastline has very few beaches.

Don't expect to spend your time walking on long stretches of soft sand: on the Amalfi Coast, what is called a beach is often little more than a patch of pebbles or a rocky platform lying beneath the cliffs.

The majority of the area's towns are situated high above sea level and to reach the waters edge, holidaymakers will often have to make their way down long flights of steps or impervious coastal paths.

The reward for their efforts are some of the world's most enchanting bays, lapped by wonderfully warm, crystal clear waters.
Those holidaymakers who decide to rent a boat, will be able to reach otherwise inaccessible coves of the Amalfi Coast, and enjoy a little corner of paradise all to themselves, for hours.

A tip: try to get up early. The sun leaves almost all of the Amalfi Coast's beaches in the early afternoon, and for maximum hours of sunshine, you'll need to have breakfast on the beach!

Beaches of Nerano

The first beach on the Amalfi Coast is Nerano, the coastal district of Sant'Agata. Here you can enjoy crystal clear waters and sun until dusk and, if you're really lucky, you might even meet a mermaid.
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Beaches of Positano

The subject of many a picture postcard from the Amalfi Coast, from the fashionable Marina Grande to the secluded Laurito and Arienzo, Positanos beaches are almost as famous as the town itself.
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Beaches of Praiano

The only beach on the Amalfi Coast to catch the sun until it sets is located in Praiano, a picturesque little town nestled between the sea and the mountains, in the heart of the Amalfi Coast. Not far from Praiano, is the Fiord of Furore, one of the areas most fascinating sites.
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Beaches of Amalfi

At the center of the Amalfi Coast both some of the area's most fashionable and most peaceful beaches can be found, from Amalfi's lively Spiaggia Grande to the secluded beach of Duoglio and Castiglione, Ravello's only seaside district.
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Beaches of Maiori and Minori

Erchie, Maiori and Minori: three of the largest and most family friendly of all the beaches on the Amalfi Coast. Close to car parks and bus stops, these sandy beaches have many bathing establishments, bars and restaurants.
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Beaches of Cetara

A pretty little fishing village, with picture postcard perfect beaches. The ideal choice for an unforgettable day by the sea, to be concluded with a meal in one of Cetara's sea edge restaurants, savoring the local tuna fish and legendary anchovy extract.
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Beaches of Vietri sul Mare

Vietri sul Mare has some of the biggest beaches on the whole of the Amalfi Coast. Easy to reach, by car or public transport: Vietri sul Mare lies just off the A3 motorway and is the only town on the Amalfi Coast to have a train station (and ample parking). A great choice for families with young children.
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Joe Banana Limos - Boat - Boat tour to the Amalfi Coast Pick

Excursions by sea

Boat tour to the Amalfi Coast

A truly remarkable way to see the Amalfi Coast! We will sail by the picturesque Amalfi Coast with stunning views of the coastline. We will see Isola dei Li Galli, Nerano, Praiano, Positano and Amalfi. You will have about 1/2 hours in the port of Amalfi, to explore this enchanting city on your own.

By Joe Banana Limos - Boat

from € 900

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Joe Banana Limos - Boat - Boat tour to Capri Pick

Excursions by sea

Boat tour to Capri

We will sail to the famous island of Capri. There will be time to visit to the Marvelous cave, Natural Arch, Villa Curzio Malaparte, Faraglioni, the Lighthouse, blue grotto (additional cost) and have about 3-4 hours on Capri on your own. A sandwich with caprese salad and drinks included on board!

By Joe Banana Limos - Boat

from € 800

(Terms and conditions)

Joe Banana Limos - Boat - Sunset Boat Tour from Sorrento Pick

Excursions by sea

Sunset Boat Tour from Sorrento

Treat yourself to a romantic sunset boat tour along the Sorrento coastline. Set sail from Sorrento port and watch the sun set over Capri and Ischia while sipping a cool glass of prosecco and relaxing as the gentle waves rock your boat under the pink and orange sky.

By Joe Banana Limos - Boat

from € 350

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Priore Capri Boats Transfers - Special offers: transfer by speedboat to/from Capri Pick

Transport and Rental

Special offers: transfer by speedboat to/from Capri

Book now one of our special offer and enjoy a luxury transfer from/to Capri on board of a speedboat Itama 40!

By Priore Capri Boats Transfers

from € 450 max 6 passengers

Priore Capri Boats

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Capri On Board Helicopters - Helitour above Capri and Pompeii Pick

Transport and Rental

Helitour above Capri and Pompeii

Fly high with CapriOnBoard: book an unforgettable helicopter excursion of 60 minutes to discover the ancient city of Pompeii and the amazing Isle of Capri!

By Capri On Board Helicopters

€ 3,500 up to 5 people
Capri Boat Service Transfer  - Private Speedboat Transfer Capri - Salerno Pick

Transport and Rental

Private Speedboat Transfer Capri - Salerno

Save precious time during your holiday and choose a fast, comfortable, and reliable private transfer by luxury speedboat to fly across the waves from Capri to Salerno (or Salerno to Capri) in just 60 minutes. Choose the best for your vacation and your peace of mind!

By Capri Boat Service Transfer

from € 800 max 8-10 passengers
Astarita Car Service - Private Tour to Pompeii-Herculaneum-Naples Arch Museum Pick

Guided tours

Private Tour to Pompeii-Herculaneum-Naples Arch Museum

A driving tour by Mercedes vehicle to Pompeii, Herculaneum and Naples Archeological Museum from Positano. Tour's stops:
2 hours at Pompeii;
2 hours at Herculaneum;
Free lunch time;
1 hour at the Archaeological Museum of Naples.

Duration: 7/8 hours

By Astarita Car Service

from € 340
Astarita Car Service - Paestum and Amalfi Coast Private Tour Pick

Guided tours

Paestum and Amalfi Coast Private Tour

A private tour to the Temples of Paestum and the Amalfi Coast. Tour's stops in details:
Temples of Paestum;
Viewpoint over Positano;
Free lunch time;
Villa Cimbrone /Villa Rufolo in Ravello;
St. Andrew Cathedral in Amalfi.

Vehicle: Mercedes with driver
Duration: 8 hours

By Astarita Car Service

from € 300
Astarita Car Service - Private Tour from Sorrento to Pompeii with guide Pick

Guided tours

Private Tour from Sorrento to Pompeii with guide

Private tour from Sorrento to Pompeii with an authorized guide. An English speaking driver will pick you up and drive you on a Mercedes vehicle. Duration 5 hours

By Astarita Car Service

from € 335 rate for the vehicle