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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
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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

Boat tour to the Amalfi Coast

Tour

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
Joe Banana Limos - Boat - Boat tour to Capri Pick

Boat tour to Capri

Tour

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
Capri Boat Service Transfer  - Evening Speedboat Transfer to Nerano for Seaside Dinner Pick

Evening Speedboat Transfer to Nerano for Seaside Dinner

Transfer

A dinner by candlelight at the water's edge with your sweetheart, family, or friends to savor the best seafood on the Amalfi Cost: book our evening transfer to Nerano from Capri and have the eveining of a lifetime! Depart at sunset and sail back to the island under a canopy of stars...

By Capri Boat Service Transfer

€ 350 max 8-10 passengers € 500 -30%

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Recommended experiences and tours

Capri Boat Service Transfer  - Luxury Transfer by Speedboat Capri - Positano Pick

Luxury Transfer by Speedboat Capri - Positano

Transfer

Choose the fastest and most stylish and comfortable transfer from Capri to Positano (or vice versa): a luxury speedboat for you and your group to reach your destination in record time and absolute safety! Make even a transfer an unforgettable moment during your holiday!

By Capri Boat Service Transfer

from € 499 max 8-10 passengers € 610 -18%
Capri Boat Service Transfer  - Speedboat Transfer Capri <--> Amalfi in Style Pick

Speedboat Transfer Capri <--> Amalfi in Style

Transfer

From Amalfi, the capital of the Amalfi Coast, to the island of Capri (or vice versa) by sea with Capri Boat Service: choose our fast, safe, and comfortable speedboats for your transfer and enjoy every moment of your holiday, saving time and enjoying the ride!

By Capri Boat Service Transfer

from € 650 max 8-10 passengers € 750 -13%
Capri On Board Helicopters - Helitour above Capri and Pompeii Pick

Helitour above Capri and Pompeii

Tour

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
Astarita Car Service - Private Transfer from Rome to Positano Pick

Private Transfer from Rome to Positano

Transfer

Private Transfer from Rome to Positano with English speaking driver on a Luxury Mercedes vehicle

By Astarita Car Service

from € 450 Total rate for 2 people
Top Excursion Sorrento - Full Day Amalfi Coast Tour with english speaking driver Pick

Full Day Amalfi Coast Tour with english speaking driver

Tour

Private full day tour or shore excursion of the most beautiful gems along the Amalfi Coast. Hop aboard our elegant sedan or minivan to visit Positano, Amalfi, Ravello, and the prettiest fishing villages along the coastline! Bilingual driver will assist you during your tour.
Duration: 8 hours

By Top Excursion Sorrento

from € 320 € 340 -6%
Joe Banana Limos - Tours & Transfers - One way transfer from Rome to Positano or  viceversa Pick

One way transfer from Rome to Positano or viceversa

Transfer

Private luxury transfer from Rome (Airport/Accommodation) to Positano or viceversa by a Mercedes or Volkswagen sedan or minivan with a professional driver who speaks Italian and English.

By Joe Banana Limos - Tours & Transfers

from € 450

Nature

Excursions by sea on the Amalfi Coast

Climb aboard, set sail, and get ready to discover the magic of the sea surrounding the Amalfi Coast...

Il Sentiero degli Dei

From Agerola to Nocelle through paradise

Beaches of Vietri sul Mare

Sweeping, accessible beaches and hidden bays reachable only by boat.

Trails on the Amalfi Coast - Hiking

Walking along historic trails.

La Baia di Ieranto

A sacred place, where the beauty of nature evokes an almost reverential silence.

Beaches of Nerano

On the furthest tip of the point: pristine water and excellent food!

Punta Campanella

On the most extreme point of the Sorrentine Peninsula, home of the mythical Sirens.

Beaches of Positano

From Laurito to Fornillo beaches that are postcard-perfect!

Il Santuario dell'Avvocata

Following in the steps of pilgrims to a historic hermitage.

Beaches of Praiano

The dramatic Fjord of Furore and the beaches which catch the last rays of the day on the Coast.

La Torre dello Ziro

A historic watchtower perched above the coast.

Beaches of Amalfi

VIP or R&R: beaches to suit every style between Amalfi and Atrani.

Il Vallone delle Ferriere

Just behind Amalfi, a lush wood with fern-lined streams.

Beaches of Maiori and Minori

The most family friendly beaches on the Amalfi Coast.

Beaches of Cetara

Cetara has a number of peaceful beaches and excellent cuisine.

Recommendations

A Day Trip to the Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast: what to see in a day