Visiting the Amalfi Coast in April

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Visiting the Amalfi Coast in April
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Visiting the Amalfi Coast in April

Visiting the Amalfi Coast in April

April is the month in which the Amalfi Coast, Capri, and Sorrento officially reopen for the season: hotels, restaurants, and shops are ready for the spring, and ferries begin their high season schedules with routes connecting to the towns along the coast.

This is a great month to explore the Amalfi Coast, as long as you are not expecting a “beach vacation”.

Aside from the days surrounding Easter and Italy's spring bank holidays (25 April and 1 May), you'll find the coast pleasantly quiet, and you'll be able to stroll through the towns and walk the hiking paths without the stress of the summer crowds.

Walking and Hiking on the Amalfi Coast

April Weather in Positano

The weather can still be a bit unpredictable in April on the Amalfi Coast, but temperatures are generally mild and there are more hours of daylight as the weeks go on. We suggest packing loafers or athletic shoes and jeans, as well as sandals and lighter clothing. It is generally too cool to swim in the sea, but the sun is warm enough for the beach to be pleasant, as well as lunch at one of the waterfront restaurants.

  • Average high temperature (in Celsius): 19° C
  • Average low temperature (in Celsius): 13° C
  • Chance of rain: 25%
  • Chance of clouds: 42%
  • Average sea temperature (in Celsius): 16° C
  • Average daylight hours: 13

Easter Celebrations

If you are visiting in April, you may be able to see some of the traditional Easter celebrations on the coast.

In Sorrento, there are a number of religious processions that take over the town streets on Holy Thursday and Good Friday, with hooded locals parading religious statues and crosses after nightfall. In Minori, a group of locals sing religious hymns that date from the 1300s and have been passed down through the generations.

Easter Processions in Sorrento

April is also an ideal time of year for a day trip to Capri from Positano or Amalfi.

Recommended experiences and tours for April

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Capri Blue Boats - Capri Boat Tour by Traditional Gozzo Bestseller Verified

Departure from: Capri

Capri Boat Tour by Traditional Gozzo

From € 250 Per boat | Max 7 passengers

Duration 4 hours 7 hours

Free cancellation

  • A swim at the Faraglioni, snorkeling in Marina Piccola, and a stop at the Blue Grotto via a gozzo boat with free minibar
Excellent (122)

Departure from: Naples

Sorrento Coast and Amalfi Coast Boat Tour from Naples

€ 149 per guest

Duration 12 hours

  • Departure and return to Naples
  • Boat tour including stops in Positano and Amalfi
  • Drinks and snacks on board
Excellent (1661)

Departure from: Capri

Transfer to Blue Grotto and Back- Blue Line

€ 17 per guest € 18 -6%

Duration 1 hour

  • Children ride free
  • Save 1 euro
  • Skip the line
Very good (268)

Departure from: Sorrento

Boat Tour Sorrento - Capri + Free Time on the Island

€ 115 per guest

Duration 9 hours

  • A swim in the blue waters off Capri
  • Visit the Blue Grotto
  • A limited number of passengers
Excellent (499)
Buyourtour - Boat Tour from Sorrento to Capri Bestseller Verified

Departure from: Sorrento

Boat Tour from Sorrento to Capri

€ 109 per guest

Duration 7 hours

Free cancellation

  • Stops to swim
  • Hotel pick-up included (Sorrento and surrounds)
  • Small-group tour
Excellent (222)

Departure from: Sorrento

Sorrento Coast and Amalfi Coast Boat Tour from Sorrento

€ 119 per guest

Duration 8 hours

  • Explore the best of the coast with a local expert on board
  • Stops to discover Positano and Amalfi by land
  • Sail along the Sorrentine and Amalfi Coasts with stops to swim and snorkel
Excellent (1661)

Departure from: Capri

Tour of Capri on a Gozzo from Marina Piccola

From € 150 Per boat | Max 7 passengers

Duration 2 hours 3 hours

Free cancellation

  • A tour by gozzo boat around the island departing from the bay opposite the Faraglioni and with a stop to swim off the coast of Capri.
Excellent (122)

Departure from: Capri, Sorrento, Positano, Nerano, Massa Lubrense

Capri, romantic couple tour by private boat

From € 679 Per boat | 2 passengers € 999 -32%

Duration 6 hours (Morning) 8 hours (Morning)

Free cancellation

  • Maximum flexibility
  • Drink on board
  • Possible pick-up
Excellent (46)

Departure from: Capri, Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano

Positano & Amalfi Coast -Private Boat Tour (full Day)

From € 779 Per boat | Max 10 passengers € 1,109 -30%

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

  • A private tour for maximum flexibility
  • service all inclusive
  • Free Drinks on board
  • Excellent (1047)
Excellent (46)

Departure from: Sorrento, Massa Lubrense

Breathtaking Amalfi and Positano Private Cruise (8 Hrs)

From € 732 Per boat | Max 12 passengers

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

  • Hotel pick-up included
  • Drinks on board
  • Visit Positano and Amalfi in one day!
Excellent (166)

Departure from: Sorrento

Sorrento Coast and Capri Boat Tour - Bestseller

€ 105 per guest

Duration 8 hours

  • Boat tour for small groups helps you beat the crowds and enjoy a personal outing
  • Sorrento Coast and Capri from the sea, visit at the amazing sea caves and stops to swim and snorkel
  • Drinks, snacks, limoncello, and snorkeling equipment are all provided
Excellent (1661)
Lubrense Boats - Magical Amalfi and Positano: Small-Group Boat Tour Bestseller Verified

Departure from: Massa Lubrense

Magical Amalfi and Positano: Small-Group Boat Tour

€ 114 per guest

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

  • Avoid the delays of traffic
  • Admire the Amalfi Coast by sea
  • Swim in the crystalline waters
Excellent (166)

Accommodations

Choose among Positano.com's selected and reviewed accommodations, with more than 12.000+ dream rooms reserved.

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Casa Buonocore Bestseller

B&B and Homes - Positano

Casa Buonocore

From € 165
Breakfast included

Positano's boutique guest house

  1. A villa within steps of the sea washing the Amalfi Coast
  2. Start the day in style, with breakfast on the terrace
  3. The library overlooking the center of Positano
Excellent (170)

Residences - Positano

La Caravella Positano Beach

From € 245

A bed on the beach... well, almost!

  1. Sleep within steps of Positano's Spiaggia Grande beach
  2. Home-from-home comfort and rooms with a view
  3. The sea and mountains: fun for everyone
Average (106)
Hotel La Certosa Bestseller

3 stars - Massa Lubrense

Hotel La Certosa

From € 129
Breakfast included

A bed on the beach (well, almost!)

  1. Just three steps and you're on the beach of Marina del Cantone
  2. A delicious fish supper at the "Pappone"' restaurant
  3. The spectacular views of the sea surrounding Nerano
Excellent (186)

Luxury Villas - Positano

Villa Oliviero

From € 440
Breakfast included

Your dream retreat in Positano

  1. Your very own luxury villa on the Amalfi Coast
  2. The spectacular views of the sea surrounding Positano
  3. Relaxing in the Jacuzzi or steam room, in the garden
Excellent (40)

Luxury Villas - Positano

Villa Magia

From € 360
Breakfast included

Villa Magia, the pinnacle of your dream villa

  1. One of the most spectacular views along the entire Amalfi Coast
  2. The perfect position at the highest point in Positano, accessible by car
  3. The lush Mediterranean garden, where you can settle in to gaze at the sea
Excellent (145)

Small Boutique Hotels - Positano

Positano Art Hotel Pasitea

From € 251.85
Breakfast included

The art of hospitality - in Positano

  1. Traditional Mediterranean elegance on the Amalfi Coast
  2. Luxurious suites with hydromassage baths facing the sea
  3. The stunning works of art in the gallery in the hall
Excellent (1262)

4 stars - Positano

Hotel L'Ancora

From € 390
Breakfast included

In the heart of the historic center of Positano

  1. The view of the sea from every single balcony and terrace
  2. The rich breakfast of fresh fruit and pastries
  3. The location in the center of Positano, close to the Spiaggia Grande beach
Excellent (308)
Hotel Europa Bestseller

3 stars - Minori

Hotel Europa

From € 90
Breakfast included

Total relaxation just steps from the Minori seaside

  1. Just 50 meters to the beach
  2. A balcony or private terrace facing the lovely Roman Villa and museum
  3. A generous, delicious breakfast
Average (490)

4 stars - Praiano

Hotel Margherita

From € 270
Breakfast included

A little piece of paradise - in Praiano

  1. A typical Mediterranean villa with views of the sea surrounding Praiano
  2. The unique flavors of the Amalfi Coast, courtesy of Restaurant M'ama!
  3. The splendid terrace with solarium and hydromassage swimming pool
Excellent (1999)

4 stars - Positano

Hotel Conca d'Oro

From € 280
Breakfast included

The magic of Positano in your room

  1. Romantic moonlit dinners on the terrace
  2. Every room and suite has a marvelous view of the sea
  3. Jacuzzi with a view: relaxation, Positano-style
Very good (797)

4 stars - Minori

Hotel Santa Lucia

From € 60
Breakfast included

A family-run property in the center of Minori

  1. Traditional Mediterranean hospitality in the heart of Minori.
  2. The delicious fish cuisine, typical of the Amalfi Coast.
  3. The vicinity to the beach and the sea.
Excellent (667)

Villas - Massa Lubrense

Relais Villarena

From € 95

A superb position in the heart of Nerano

  1. The historic residence of the marquis of Villarena, in the center of Nerano.
  2. The flavorsome cuisine of the Amalfi Coast served in the Dolce far Niente restaurant.
  3. The view of Li Galli from the elegant apartments.
Excellent (223)
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