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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.
Sorrento

Places

Sorrento

You'll love Sorrento if:
you want to explore the nearby sights.
you want a bustling atmosphere day and night

You won't love Sorrento if:
You are looking for an exclusive atmosphere
You want to stay on the Amalfi Coast

Recommended experiences and tours

Capri Relax Boats - Tour of the Isle of Capri by boat "Fratelli Aprea 7.80" Pick

Excursions by sea

Tour of the Isle of Capri by boat "Fratelli Aprea 7.80"

Do you really want to enjoy the blue sea of Capri?
The best option is to book a private boat to sail around the island!
With its discreet charm the "Fratelli Aprea 7.80 open cruise" is the model that more than others represents the tradition and the classic line of Gozzo Sorrentino.

By Capri Relax Boats

from € 150 Per boat. Up to 7 persons.

Andrea Albanese

(Amministratore Unico)

Agency Trial Travel - Tour of Pompeii, from Naples or Capri- for 4 People max Pick

Travel agencies

Tour of Pompeii, from Naples or Capri- for 4 People max

The amazing ancient Roman resort town of Pompeii was buried under a mass of volcanic ash from Mt Vesuvius when the mountain erupted in AD 79. Today's walking tourreveals the city's remarkably preserved villas, theaters and baths. Living this experience as the ancient romains.
Duration 4 hours

By Agency Trial Travel

€ 220 Price for 4 people max
Agency Trial Travel - Tour of Pompei and Wine Tasting close the Vesuvius Pick

Travel agencies

Tour of Pompei and Wine Tasting close the Vesuvius

Discover the amazing ancient Roman resort town of Pompeii was buried under a mass of volcanic ash from Mt Vesuvius when the mountain erupted in AD 79. We'll continue the Excursion on the way of the Vesuvius , having a Wine Tasting an Lunch at ''Cantina del Vesuvio''.
Duration about 6 hours.

By Agency Trial Travel

€ 500 for 5 People Maximum
Capri Relax Boats - Full day by speedboat "Itama 38" (12 mt) Pick

Excursions by sea

Full day by speedboat "Itama 38" (12 mt)

Enjoy the sea of Capri and surrounding area with the elegant luxury of an italian open motorboat.
The "Itama 38" (12 mt) used for the service, have private cabin, mini-bar, wc, sunbathing area with cushions and comfortable sofas where you can admire the panorama.
All you need for your relaxing day.

By Capri Relax Boats

from € 900 Per boat. Up to 9 persons.

Andrea Albanese

(Amministratore Unico)