The Amalfi Coast of Italy is one of the Mediterranean’s most popular destinations because of its pristine beaches, breathtaking cliffs, dramatic coastline, ancient history, luxury shopping, and vibrant waters. An Amalfi Coast yacht charter is sure to make you never want to leave.
Italy’s Amalfi coast is considered one of the most romantic destinations to spend your summer. There’s so much to do and explore with the abundance of exclusive beaches, unforgettable cuisine, castles tours, fascinating archaeological sites, splendid pastel-colored fishing villages and much more!
After you’ve explored Naples, the next stop is the best-kept secret on the Amalfi coast, Procida. This is the smallest Island off the mainland, derived from a Neapolitan term which literally translates to “soft beaches”. You’ll understand the meaning of the name when you visit the amazing beaches on the island and enjoy the wonderful fragrance of nearby lemon groves while dining at one of the seaside restaurants. The picturesque pastel-colored houses will tempt you to take a stroll through the sun-drenched streets of the waterfront villages.
The green island of Ischia is covered in lush Mediterranean vegetation and thick pine forests. Ischia is also known as the island of ‘Well Being’ as its many volcanic hot springs and thermal baths are renowned for their relaxing, rejuvenating and healing properties. Take full advantage of this amazing natural experience at Poseidon or Negombo gardens.
Take a deep breath of the fresh sea air and prepare yourself for exquisite views and dramatic cliffs that stretch as far as the eye can see. You are now in the jewel of Southern Italy, Capri. The ‘Blue Grotto’ is a popular attraction as the gigantic boulders and tall trees create a radiant backdrop for the perfect day of sunbathing on the rocks or swimming in the magical water.
Nerano is a beautiful fishing village situated between Sorrento and Amalfi. There is a large mesmerizing beach only accessible by water and surrounded by mountains, it is just perfect for relaxing in the crystal clear calm water or snorkeling around the exotic marine life
On the fifth day of your charter, the bright and vibrant Positano awaits you. This chic town with peach and terracotta colors everywhere boasts the most spectacular scenery with loads of activities around every bend of the narrow winding streets. There are many handmade leather goods to be bought as well as pieces of art, jewelry and local produce. Dine at easy-going Da Bruno, a restaurant overlooking the town that serves southern-Italian style dishes and if you fancy something a bit more glamorous, head to Next2, an alfresco restaurant facing the sea that serves delectable dishes of grilled octopus and fresh pasta. If you want to go sightseeing in Positano the main monument to see is the Santa Maria Assunta, a domed shaped church that dominates the landscape of the town.
Amalfi lies at the mouth of a deep ravine surrounded by dramatic cliffs and coastal scenery. This town is home to the magnificent Saint Andrew’s Cathedral, which is visible from all angles of the island. Amalfi is famous for the production of the liquor ‘Limoncello’, a delicious lemon liquor that is traditionally enjoyed after a meal. Should you decide to have lunch ashore, Le Palme Ristorante Pizzeria offers great pizza, seafood and Mediterranean cuisine.
Sorrento’s popularity stems from its location at the western gateway to the Amalfi, it overlooks the spectacular Bay of Naples and a clear view of Mount Vesuvius. Wander through Piazza Tasso, a cafe-lined square that’ll expose you to one of Italy’s finest palatial hotels, magnificent marquetry shops and simple Campanian restaurants serving ‘gnocchi alla sorrentina’ finished off with a shot of ice-cold limoncello. Don’t forget to stop and admire the spectacular sunsets from the scenic view point at the public Villa Comunale park.
Naples, one of the oldest cities in the world, welcomes you back with its charming flair and flavorful Italian vibes. It’s the perfect place to walk through the streets and enjoy the warm friendly atmosphere on your last day. If you feel like a cultural tour, the magnificent tour of Galleria Borbonica will take you through an underground network of tunnels and cisterns below the city streets. The National Archaeological Museum of Naples offers a wonderful Collection of sculptures, arts and history.