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Where to Book your Hotel on the Amalfi Coast

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When you decide to vacation on the Amalfi Coast, one of your first questions is inevitably, "Where should I stay?".

The first factor you should consider is your travel style and itinerary. If you are planning on daytripping and taking an number of tours, we suggest the towns of Positano and Amalfi, which are transportation hubs and convenient bases to explore the entire coast. If you are looking forward to settling in and relaxing during your stay, opt for Praiano, Ravello, or one of the smaller villages like Conca de' Marini.

Some helpful tips about which town to choose:

Ravello

Places

Ravello

Just the right place for you:
if you're looking for a peaceful location with spectacular views.
if you love music: each year Ravello holds an important classical music review.
Not for you:
if you love the beach: it's the only town on the Amalfi Coast without one.
Amalfi and Atrani

Places

Amalfi and Atrani

Just perfect for:
those who love art and architecture.
those who want to be bang in the middle of the Amalfi Coast.

Not the best choice for:
those looking for a peaceful retreat: especially in high season when Amalfi can be crowded with holidaymakers.
Praiano and Conca dei Marini

Places

Praiano and Conca dei Marini

The ideal place for:
Honeymooners: you can't get more romantic than this.
Sun worshippers: the beaches catch the sun from dawn 'til dusk.
Walkers: this is where the Sentiero degli Dei begins.
Think twice:
if you're planning on visiting Pompeii, Herculaneum, Naples or Paestum while you're here. It's quite a long way from the main transportation hubs.
Positano

Places

Positano

The best choice:
for young couples.
for night birds.

Might not suit you:
if youre traveling with a pushchair: its not called the vertical town for nothing!
Sant'Agata and Nerano

Places

Sant'Agata and Nerano

Perfect for:
a gastronomic tour, discovering the flavors of the Amalfi Coast.
long days lazing by the sea.

Move on:
if you want to stay right in the heart of the Amalfi Coast.
Maiori and Minori

Places

Maiori and Minori

Couldnt find a better place:
If youre traveling with kids: Maioris is the most family-friendly beach on the whole Amalfi Coast.

Try elsewhere:
If you want to strut your stuff in trendy clubs and bars
Cetara and Vietri sul Mare

Places

Cetara and Vietri sul Mare

A great choice:
If you want a seaside holiday enjoying good food and wine
If you want to experience an authentic slice of life on the Amalfi Coast.
Not the best option:
If you want to hang out with a celebrity crowd.

Recommended experiences and tours

Astarita Car Service - Private Transfer from Naples to Positano Pick

Guided tours

Private Transfer from Naples to Positano

Private Transfer from Naples to Positano with English speaking driver on a luxury Mercedes vehicle

By Astarita Car Service

from € 130 total rate for the vehicle
Joe Banana Limos - Tours & Transfers - One way transfer from Naples to Positano and vice versa Pick

Guided tours

One way transfer from Naples to Positano and vice versa

Enjoy a private luxury transfer from Sorrento to Positano (or vice versa) by a Mercedes or Volkswagen sedan or minivan with a professional driver who speaks Italian and English.

By Joe Banana Limos - Tours & Transfers

from € 109
Sorrento Limo - Exclusive transfer Naples - Positano or vice versa Pick

Guided tours

Exclusive transfer Naples - Positano or vice versa

Book Sorrento Limo's exclusive transfer from Naples to Positano with English speaking driver on a luxury vehicle.

By Sorrento Limo

from € 100
Cartotrekking - The Path of the Gods Pick

Guided tours

The Path of the Gods

Discover the Path of the Gods with an unforgettable tour led by experienced local nature guides

By Cartotrekking

from € 135 € 165 -18%
Amalfi & Positano Boat Tours - Day tour from Positano to Capri - Traditional Gozzo Pick

Excursions by sea

Day tour from Positano to Capri - Traditional Gozzo

We offer a full day with private pick up/drop off from positano, sailing along the amalfi coast to visit capri island,

By Amalfi & Positano Boat Tours

€ 650 Up to 4 people
Astarita Car Service - Private Transfer from Rome to Positano Pick

Guided tours

Private Transfer from Rome to Positano

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
Astarita Car Service - Private Tour from Positano to the Amalfi Coast Pick

Guided tours

Private Tour from Positano to the Amalfi Coast

Private tour from Positano to the Amalfi Coast (Praiano, Amalfi e Ravello) on a Mercedes vehicle and English speaking driver.
Duration 6 hours

By Astarita Car Service

from € 280 rate for 2 people
Cartotrekking - Private Nature Hiking Guide Pick

Guided tours

Private Nature Hiking Guide

A local nature guide with take you on a guided hike on the trails along the Amalfi Coast and mountain slopes with a route you have chosen together

By Cartotrekking

from € 150
Agency Trial Travel - Transfer from Naples to Amalfi, Positano or Ravello Pick

Travel agencies

Transfer from Naples to Amalfi, Positano or Ravello

Transfer from the Airport or the train station of Naples to Amalfi, Positano or Ravello or vice versa.
This service is included of :
- Transfer with limousine car or minivan Mercedes
- Hostess in Airport
- Porter service for your luggage
- Transfer to your destination

By Agency Trial Travel

from € 190 Price for 3 people max
Amalfi & Positano Boat Tours - Full day Cruise from Positano to Capri by SuperGozzo Pick

Excursions by sea

Full day Cruise from Positano to Capri by SuperGozzo

An amazing trip to enjoy and discover Amalfi Coast, Li Galli isles ,the island of Capri,the many grottos and to swim in the hidden gems of crystal waters

By Amalfi & Positano Boat Tours

from € 800 up to 4 person
Sorrento Car Service - One way transfer Rome-Amalfi Coast or vice versa Pick

Guided tours

One way transfer Rome-Amalfi Coast or vice versa

Private Transfer from Rome (also from Fiumicino Airport) to Positano, Ravello, Amalfi and Praiano with English speaking driver on a luxury Mercedes vehicle

By Sorrento Car Service

from € 540
Astarita Car Service - PrivateTransfer from Naples to Ravello/Amalfi Pick

Guided tours

PrivateTransfer from Naples to Ravello/Amalfi

Private Transfer from Naples to Ravello or Amalfi with English speaking driver on a luxury Mercedes vehicle

By Astarita Car Service

from € 160 total rate for 2 people
Sorrento Car Service - One way transfer from Naples to Sorrento and vice versa Pick

Guided tours

One way transfer from Naples to Sorrento and vice versa

Private Transfer from Naples to Sorrento or Massa Lubrense with English speaking driver on a luxury Mercedes vehicle.

By Sorrento Car Service

from € 130
Sorrento Limo - Transfers Naples - Praiano, Amalfi, Ravello or back Pick

Guided tours

Transfers Naples - Praiano, Amalfi, Ravello or back

Want to reach your hotel on the Amalfi Coast with a comfortable private transfer? Travel to Praiano, Amalfi, or Ravello from Naples (or vice versa) with a luxury sedan driven by a bilingual Italian/English professional who can share with you this coastline's history during the ride.

By Sorrento Limo

from € 130
Astarita Car Service - Transfer to and from the Path of Gods Pick

Guided tours

Transfer to and from the Path of Gods

Are you planning on hiking the "Path of the Gods" trail, but aren't sure how to get to the trailhead and back? The logistics with public transportation are complicated, so book a private transfer with Astarita Car Service and enjoy a hassle-free day of hiking!

By Astarita Car Service

from € 120
Cartotrekking - Valley of the Mills & Ferriere Nature Reserve Pick

Guided tours

Valley of the Mills & Ferriere Nature Reserve

Guided tour along the Valley of the Mills and the old paper mills of Amalfi.

By Cartotrekking

from € 120 € 150 -20%