Destination guide

Experience Naples in holiday lettings

Naples, Italy, is a raw, thrilling locale with soul-stirring art, a welcoming atmosphere and unparalleled elegance. From its ancient ruins and imposing castles to volcanic soil and bountiful sea, there’s a little something for everyone in Naples, all within reach of the local holiday homes.


Heritage sites near your Naples holiday rental

Naples has a long, rich history and unique historic sites that blend both its natural and human history. Holiday homes put you within reach of fascinating sights like the Naples Underground Geothermal Zone, an ancient cavern system with catacombs, cisterns and tunnels to tour, and the Phlegraean Fields, a volcanic area with a steaming caldera and Roman ruin sites. History buffs will also enjoy Castel Sant’Elmo, a medieval fortress and former prison with stunning views from the terraces, and the Naples Cathedral, a lavish cathedral with neo-Gothic architecture, fourth-century mosaics and 12th-century relics. The Catacombs of San Gennaro, a subterranean Christian cemetery built in the second century, is a must-visit historic site.


Activities and attractions in and around Naples City Centre

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Naples City Centre has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Naples Aquarium (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Rai Production Center (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Giardino Zoologico (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Zoo di Napoli (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Edenlandia (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Terme di Agnano Napoli (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Naples City Centre

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Naples City Centre is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Villa Comunale (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Marina Grande Beach (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Botanical Garden of Naples (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Villa Floridiana (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Port of Granatello (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Parco Virgiliano (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)

Best beaches near Naples holiday homes

The Amalfi Coast has several stunning beaches to visit during your holiday in Naples. Holiday lettings can be found near Gaiola Beach, a famous beach with clear turquoise waters and dramatic rock formations, and Miseno and Miliscola beaches, two lively beaches with calm, sheltered waters for swimming and snorkelling. Lo Scoglione, a cliffside beach with a grassy beach area and seaside amenities, is also great for a day in the sun. Leranto Bay has a secluded beach with a cliff shelter, calm surf and a charming village to sightsee with the whole family.

How to get there

Transport options to and around Naples City Centre

Fly into Naples (NAP-Naples Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Naples Central Station. You can see more of Naples City Centre by jumping on the metro at Porta Nolana Station, Piazza Garibaldi Station or Piazza Cavour Station.

Food & drink 

Regional cuisine in Naples

Bounty from the sea and the fertile volcanic soil combine with traditional Italian cuisine to give Naples a unique, epicurean experience all its own. From the garlicky spaghetti alle vongole, a clam pasta dish, to the delectable ragu, a meat sauce with tomatoes, and the silky parmigiana di melanzane, an aubergine parmigiana, you’ll find some of the country’s most treasured dishes in the Naples region. Enjoy some of Naples’ signature dishes and indulge in the rich flavours in the restaurants and eateries near your holiday rental.

How many holiday rentals are available around Naples?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,557 holiday lettings around Naples. From 30 villas to 439 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Naples?

One word (or perhaps three) — location, location, location! There's nothing more exciting than spending your nights in the thick of things. HomeAway has 823 centrally located holiday rentals available. Open to more ideas? HomeAway has plenty of other rental options to investigate, including:

  • 562 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 341 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 224 beach holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Naples?

Forget about bland hotel rooms. Explore this destination from the comfort and convenience of your own apartment. HomeAway has 1,400 for you to choose from here. If you make your booking quickly, you could spend as little as £22 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather choose one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Bed & breakfast: 839 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £22 per night.
  • House: 687 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £22 per night.
  • Hotel: 257 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £17 per night.

Can I stay in Naples in a large group?

The recipe for the perfect trip is unwinding with loved ones in an exciting new place. If you'll be visiting with a large group, HomeAway has options for you. 232 apartment holiday rentals are ready to be booked. Presently, they're the leading choice here for sizeable groups. The rental options that can cater to large numbers around here include:

  • On the lookout for places that can house 6 of you? We have 716 that will be perfect. Prices start from £22 per night.
  • Need a place for 5 guests? We have 714 that will serve you well. You can get one for as little as £17 per night.
  • On a trip away with 8 guests? We offer 178 accommodation for rent that will meet your needs. Prices begin at just £35 a night.

You and your posse will be well looked after when you arrange your Naples getaway with us!

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