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Amalfi Coast – Places you can’t miss

Amalfi Coast – Places you can’t miss

Amalfi Coast is definitely on of the most beautiful summer destinations not only in Italy, but in the whole Europe. Blue sky, beautiful landscape and amazing beaches, the Amalfi Coast is the place you will fall in love from the very first sight. The land where the sweet scent of lemon blossoms harmonizes with the smell of the Mediterranean sea, the place where the mountain and the sea meet and the place that everyone should visit at least once in a lifetime. In this article you will find the most beautiful boutique hotels, the spectacular towns of the Amalfi Coast and some of the activities that can’t miss out on.

Places to stay:

Hotel Villa Franca

Hotel Villa Franca is a 5-star hotel located in Positano only 15 minutes walk from the town’s city centre. The hotel features the amazing views of the city and the sea from its hilltop position. This luxurious hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool, two restaurants with amazing Mediterranean cuisine, a bar and a spa, where you can recharge with a massage treatment. There is also a fitness centre for all the sport lovers.

Il San Pietro di Positano

Il San Pietro di Positano is located in east of Positano. Surrounded by the deep, blue sea, the guests can enjoy the beautiful Mediterranean views and the peaceful atmosphere of the hotel. Il San Pietro is not far form the Positano’s bars and restaurnts and the guests can also use the hotel’s boat to get to the city centre. The rooms are glamorous and comfortable with spacious bathrooms and panoramic terrace with a table, chairs and sunbeds.

Le Sirenuse Positano

La Sirenuse is a beautiful boutique hotel in Positano, which is an incredible place if you’re looking to enjoy the best of the Amalfi Coast. The hotel was opened in 1951 and is owned by the local Sersales family, who love to look after the guests, introducing them to the local life and rituals. La Sirenuse offers 58 rooms with bathrooms and elegant interior. No two rooms are alike in this place and the hotel also offers the restaurant and swimming pool for its guests.

Belmond Hotel Caruso 

Belmond Hotel Caruso is an old, beautiful hotel located between 65km form Naples, close to Pompeii, Capri and Positano. The hotel was built in the 11th century offers 50 incredible rooms and suits for its guests. A few of the main features of the Belmond Hotel Caruso are restaurant with panoramic views and piano bar, Wellness Centre, heated infinity pool and the Boutique.

Palazzo Avino

Palazzo Avino is a beautiful five-star deluxe hotel in Ravello. Build in 12th entry, the hotel was a private villa for an Italian Noble family and was opened as a hotel in  1997. Palazzo Avino earned an international recognition as one of the world’s finest hotels. Palazzo Avino offers 33 rooms and 1o suites for its guests, 1 Michelin Star Restaurant, café, staff to guest ration of two employees per room and an outdoor, heated pool. Built high on the cliffs, the hotel provides some extraordinary views of the incredible Amalfi Coast.

Towns to visit in Amalfi Coast

While visiting the Amalfi Coast you can’t miss the opportunity to visit one of the most charming little towns in the whole world with the best views you could ask for!

There is a total of 13 towns along the Amalfi Coast and while some of them are know their landmarks, the other are known for their beautiful beaches. One thing that all of the cities have in common is atmosphere. The atmosphere full enjoyment, relaxation and the happy Italian culture.


Probably one of the most popular city of the Amalfi Coast. With its breathtaking coastal scenery, dramatic cliffs, colourful houses and pebble beaches Positano attracts thousands of tourists every year. Spiaggia Grande Beach is situated at the heart of the city and we can all recognise it from the dreamy Instagram pictures of the influencers. The other popular beaches are Laurito, Arienzo and Fornillo



Scenic picture-postcard view of famous Amalfi Coast with Gulf of Salerno from Villa Rufolo gardens in Ravello, Campania, Italy

Ravello, unlike the the other towns on the Amalfi Coast is located above the coastline offering some of the most amazing views. Ravello’s elevation is 365m! Compared to the other towns on the coast, Ravello is more quiet and less crowded and its famous for its spectacular gardens and panoramic views. The main places the visit in Ravello are: Cathedral of Ravello, Church of San Giovanni del Toro and Villa Rufolo.

Amalfi TownAmalfi-Coast

The famous Amalfi Town is located at the foot of Monte Cerreto and it’s designated as one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites! The city is worth visiting for its stunning geographical location, important history and its monuments. Some of the places you should definitely visit while in Amalfi Town are: the Piazza Duomo, cloister of Paradise and the Cathedral of Sant’Andrea.


Things to do in Amalfi Cost 

Cruise Boat 

Does spending an evening watching the sun set off the beautiful Amalfi Coast on a private cruise from Amalfi or Positano sounds good to you? Soaking in the spectacular views from your private boat, enjoying a glass of wine of champagne (because why not) and admiring a beautiful sunset. This sounds absolutely fantastic to us we believe it could be a truly unforgettable experience for anyone.

Vintage Fiat 500 Trip 

98There is nothing better than exploring the Amalfi Coast on a panoramic private tour with a vintage Fiat 500. During the tour you would be able to check all the secret corners of the coastal road and visit some of the most beautiful cities including Positano, Sorrento or Amalfi.



Dolphin and whale watching

If you are a nature lover, there is an opportunity for you to admire the splendid wonders of the Amalfi Coast saealife. You can either book a trip or rent a sail boat to spend the afternoon watching the beautiful nature.

Train tour to Pompeii and Herculaneum

If you want to learn more about the history, you should definitely go for a one-day trip to ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum which are both on the UNESCO heritage sites. You can take a train from Sorrento to Pompeii and the guide will show you the beauty of these historical towns with anecdotes and charisma.

What to wear when in Amalfi Coast 

We couldn’t miss this part in our little guide to Amalfi Coast, as your suitcase needs to be ready for some fashion moments in the one of the most magical holiday destinations. As the weather is really warm, all kind of dresses will be a good choice. And of course different bikinis and swimwear as you would surely spend some beautiful days enjoying the spectacular beaches of the coast! The look we’ve prepared for this post would be a perfect outfit for a dinner on a lovely terrace with some panoramic views. A maxi, colourful dress with sandal heels, bag and of course we couldn’t forget about the sunglasses!

Photo by Rich Martello on Unsplash

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