There are many reasons to choose to holiday to the Amalfi Coast. The beautiful beaches, amazing views, fabulous restaurants and important architectural and historical sites are just a few examples. Your holiday rental home in the Amalfi Coast will provide a home base for your adventures that has all of the comforts of home.
There is so much to do whilst on holiday to the Amalfi Coast, but many choose to spend their time relaxing on the beach and dining at one of the many wonderful nearby restaurants. If you are up for a bit of adventure, consider taking a hike. There are many good spots to do so, such as the Valley of the Mills. Whilst hiking, you will be rewarded by getting to see a picturesque waterfall as well as the remains of a paper mill from the 1700’s. The Amalfi Drive is 48 km of coastal road that has oft been featured in movies. The drive provides amazing views, but its twists and turns are not for the faint of heart. Many visitors hop on a boat to visit the quiet Santa Croce Beach. Relax on the sand and enjoy the food available at the restaurants at this fabulous and secluded spot.
Whilst visiting the Amalfi Coast, there are many day trips that you can take. Consider taking a chair lift to the top of Monte Solar, the highest point in Capri, where you will be rewarded with amazing views of the entire region.
A visit to Pompeii is a must for anyone who has not visited these ancient ruins. Pompeii is part of Vesuvius National Park, Pompeii has the distinction of being a World Heritage Site.
The weather in the Amalfi Coast is what one would expect from the Mediterranean. The summers are quite warm with average high temperatures of 29 degrees. The summer is also the most popular time to visit, but some avoid the Amalfi Coast during this time to avoid both the crowds and the heat. Spring offers less crowds and more comfortable temperatures with average highs of about 14-15 degrees. There is some rainfall throughout the year, with the most falling during the winter when the average rainfall is over 125 mm per month.
Most travellers arrive by boat to the Amalfi Coast. You can fly into Naples Airport (NAP), and arrange for the rest of your journey from there. There is also ferry service available from various points, such as Capri and Salerno. These ferries are only available during part of the year, so be sure to verify that they will be in operation during your stay.