Positano: A miniature of the Amalfi Coast

Positano: A miniature of the Amalfi Coast


Of all the beloved and unforgivable tourist destinations of the world, Positano is the most beautiful one. The pearl of the Amalfi Coast, Positano is on the border of the Sorrentine Peninsula, in a favorable spot to go on explorations of all its enchanting surroundings.


Every year, this small town of colored houses perched on a ridge attracts sea-lovers from all over the world. Tourists who visit the Mediterranean on a luxury yacth charter cannot deny a visit to this coastal pearl, where the caress of gentle waves, breathtaking sunsets and vistas, and fully-equipped beach resorts make for an unforgivable experience.

Leave your boat in the roads and walk through the romantic alleys of Positano’s historical center to dine in one of the many typical restaurants. The monuments and good food will keep you busy for quite some time.

Like other towns of the Amalfi Coast, Positano boasts few beaches carved from big ridges, filled with yacht harbors and unique vistas.

On the picturesque roads are hotels that keep alive the tradition of la bella vita. At Le Sirenuse, the tourists experience Positano’s true hospitality and its simple pleasures and beauty. John Steinbeck wrote that San Pietro Hotel is so beautiful that you are tempted to keep the discovery to yourself. Enjoy a unique view of Positano from its terraces: you will feel like you stepped in a luxury dream. Both the hotels are among the coast’s more elegant tourist structures and are worth a visit if you are touring the region on a yacht.

One of the richest and most visited towns of the Amalfi Coast, Positano boasts enchanting beaches. Laurito can be reached via small stairs going down from the square opposite San Pietro. The beach is great if you want to spend a day away from the crowd. The beach of Fornillo is within walking distance from Positano. Walking through the gardens of local luxury villas and going down a flight of little steps, you will reach Arienzo, also known as the Three Hundred Steps beach, where the sun apparently never sets. The colors of the Mediterranean scrub, the rocky cliff, and crystal-clear waters encircle Marina Grande beach. This stretch of 300 meters of sand, whose vibrant small town overlooks the nearby Li Galli outcrops, is the favorite destination of locals and yachters. Sailing to Positano on a luxury yacht charters is easy: the bay offers fully-equipped harbors, moorings and yacht anchorage.


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