The beaches of the Amalfi Coast, the most beautiful not to be missed
The Amalfi Coast with its wonders is one of the most popular locations not only by Italian tourists, but also by international ones, who come here to combine a holiday based on scenic and cultural itineraries with a few days of relaxation by the sea. The beaches are one of the most precious treasures of the Amalfi Coast which, along its coast, has some of the most iconic places in Italy.
If you are planning a tour of the beaches of the Amalfi coast, here are the ones not to be missed.
Duoglio beach in Amalfi
The Duoglio beach is located a few steps from the center of Amalfi, its peculiarity is the long staircase from which it is accessed: the latter starts from the Amalfi State Road and has 400 steps. The waters that bathe this stretch of coast are among the clearest in the area, while the bathing facilities that overlook it offer solutions for all needs: lovers of water sports can opt for the “Lido degli Artisti”, which has windsurfing and canoes for hire, while the beach “I Due Scugnizzi” has a restaurant appreciated for its typical dishes based on the catch of the day.
Another of the most beautiful beaches on the Amalfi Coast is that of Atrani, set in one of the villages not to be missed during a holiday on the Coast. The peculiarity of this beach is the splendid view that can be enjoyed over the perched village, but not only: those who choose it, in fact, appreciate the ease of access, as well as the range of services available. For these characteristics, the beach of Atrani is particularly suitable for families with children.
Marina Grande beach in Positano
Those who choose the Marina Grande beach in Positano know that they could meet VIPs and international personalities who arrive in this exclusive location attracted not only by the crystal clear waters that lap the coast, but also by the presence of exclusive clubs. This stretch of coast offers both equipped beaches equipped with every comfort and free access areas.
This beach is one of the longest on the Amalfi Coast: its stretch of fine sand, which stretches for one kilometer, is punctuated by a variety of bathing establishments equipped to meet all needs. In this locality, moreover, there is also a stretch of coast dedicated to free bathing. The offer is completed by accommodation facilities and restaurants for every price range.
Marina di Cetara beach
Those who love small villages overlooking the sea will be fascinated by the beach of Marina di Cetara: here, where the village with its colors meets this suggestive stretch of sand and gravel, it is possible to spend a few hours relaxing in the small beach set up for the summer season. , while scanning the horizon it is possible to recognize the profile of the Torre dei Saraceni.
Located between Cetara and Maiori, the beach of Erchie is truly a small paradise to be conquered: to reach it, in fact, it is necessary to walk into the tiny village (it has just 121 inhabitants) and go down a steep staircase that offers a breathtaking view. Once on the beach, you can relax in one of the two equipped beaches and enjoy a snack overlooking the sea.
Already appreciated in Roman times, this bay is one of the oldest on the Amalfi Coast. Also known as the Marina di Cantone beach, the Bay of Nerano looks like an expanse of sand and pebbles and is frequented by snokeling enthusiasts who love to discover the splendid fauna of its seabed. Equipped with bathing establishments and well served, this beach also includes a portion with free access.
Crestarella beach in Vietri sul Mare
Among the most beautiful beaches of the Amalfi Coast there is also that of Crestarella. Located in the splendid town of Vietri sul Mare, this small bay of sand and pebbles is very exclusive: the only establishment available, in fact, has only about 70 umbrellas and to enjoy this corner of the beach it is essential to arrive very early in the morning to avoid find sold out.
Castiglione beach in Ravello
Among the beaches of the Amalfi Coast, the one of Castiglione in Ravello is perhaps the least known: it is a small cove located under a rocky spur: perfect for lovers of wild nature, this beach offers a spectacular view of the town of Ravello. If you love relaxing in the sun, make sure you arrive in Castiglione early in the morning, as here the shade arrives in the early afternoon.
The beaches of the Amalfi Coast by car or by boat
As we have seen, the Amalfi Coast is full of wonderful bays and inlets, visiting them all takes a few days and a well-constructed itinerary that touches all the locations. To move freely, the ideal vehicle is a car, preferably a convertible, to explore the coast while enjoying the sea breeze. If the idea of giving yourself a few days of relaxation around the beaches and perched villages tempts you, all you have to do is take a look at the proposals of Positano Scooter: the scooter rental agency, in fact, also has a car fleet designed to adapt to the itineraries of the Amalfi Coast. You can choose a practical Smart, perhaps a Beetle, or a classic like the Fiat 500, or, if you are planning a special holiday, you can treat yourself to a Porsche 718 Boxter.
For information and suggestions, the PositanoScooter staff will be happy to offer you their support and maybe even suggest a boat tour to reach some of the most spectacular beaches by sea. By taking a look at the page of the site dedicated to excursions by sea, you can choose the itinerary you like best. Whether it’s a tour of the Amalfi Coast, or a tour of the Island of Capri with a visit to the Blue Grotto, you can count on the presence of a professional skipper who will guide you to discover breathtaking landscapes aboard boats equipped with all comforts: the best way to savor the magic and intensity of this splendid stretch of Campania.