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Make holiday rental accommodation or a villa in Positano, Italy your home away from home

The Italian town of Positano clings to the almost sheer cliffs of the Salerno coast, offering visitors unrivalled access to the Tyrrhenian Sea as well as stunning views to wake up to. The amazing architecture, bright colours and vibrant flower decorations have meant that Positano, Italy has been the focus on many, many camera lenses, and people cannot seem to resist returning to their Positano villas year on year.

Things to do on holiday in Positano, Italy

Positano is a town of stairways, meaning cars have to be left at one of the car parks at the top of the town, where dedicated porters will be waiting to help you carry your bags down to your Positano villa. Upon your arrival at your Positano villa, no matter how breathtaking the view is, remember to pay your porter before heading out to uncover the many marvels which nestle in amongst the stacked houses! You could never tire of walking the streets of Positano, especially when you discover the Roman Villa Romana, the eight 16th century defensive towers, the Cathedral St Maria Assunta and the Positano Botanical Gardens.

Due to the fame of the “Positano fashion style”, Positano villas are hugely popular with those with one eye on fashion. There are a host of fantastic fashion boutiques throughout the town, and there is always a strong sense of glamour throughout Positano.

Every holiday and honeymoon in Positano will soon focus on the foot of the town. The Marina which stands at the base of the cliff is a great focal point for Positano, especially due to the wonderful little beaches of Fornillo and Porta di Arienzo which flank the marina on both sides. The beaches are small but perfectly formed, and there is always plenty of space in which to place your towel. The marina is also a huge asset due to the number of tour boats which stop here. Tours on vessels ranging from small motor boats to huge, ancient sailing ships can be arranged from the marina, offering wonderful trips along the Almalfi Coast, especially if you are on honeymoon in Positano.

Positano is located on a number of national walking trails along the Almalfi Coast, making a Positano villa a perfect place for walkers to take a holiday in the sun. There are no less than four national paths taking in some of the most untouched wildlife areas in the region as well as some of the most remarkable viewpoints you are likely to discover in the whole of the Salerno district.

Places to visit on holiday in Positano, Italy

If you have time on your way to or from your Positano villa, exploring the streets of Naples is a fantastic way to spend a day. There are some amazing historical monuments, buildings and sites throughout the city, as well as some magnificent little cafes and restaurants to try.

Weather in Positano, Italy

During the summer months, the climate of Positano is almost perfect, with little rain and temperatures which are magnificently warm without ever reaching unbearable levels. Temperatures regularly reach the mid-30’s (˚C) in July and August, and the evenings are perfect for meals in the open overlooking the sea.

Travel to Positano, Italy

Naples International Airport (NAP) is the closest airport to any of the self catering villas in Positano, Italy. With regular flights landing from across the UK from British Airways, BMI, easyJet, MyTravel Airways and ThomsonFly, you should not encounter any problems in finding a cheap flight, and once you arrive in Naples, the onward journey to a Positano villa is easy too. There is a direct rail connection between the two, as well as good car hire companies at the airport. During the summer, there are also some fantastic boat services, a perfect way to start a honeymoon in Positano.

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                                                                                                      Positano Holiday Villas & Apartments (300+)

                                                                                                       

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                                                                                                      Great little apartment with one of the best views we've ever had

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We have just stayed in Giovanni's apartment for a week at the end of June. It was a nice size for two people with enough facilities for a holiday stay. The kitchen was equipped with a couple of hobs, microwave and fridge freezer (no oven, but we were eating out most of the time). There was even a washing machine in the bathroom. The bed was comfortable and the apartment has air conditioning throughout. As any reader will no doubt be aware there are 200+ steps up from the road to the apartment, but a) this is not unusual for Positano - you seem to go up and down staircases wherever you need to go; and b) you are rewarded with an absolutely superb view of Positano and the bay below - in fact if you look up from the apartment, the spot on the main Amalfi coast road where all the tour buses stop to enable their passengers to take the picture postcard photo of Positano is just above the apartment (although far enough above that you don't get any road noise). As a previous reviewer has mentioned the parking available is at a charge of €20 per day in a public garage. We found with hindsight that a car wasn't necessary to visit the local towns - public transport would have been more than adequate (€2 to Amalfi on the bus or €8 by ferry both taking about 30 mins). The only time we really used the car was to drive to Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius although there are plenty of other tour options available for these attractions. Overall a great place to stay for Positano and the whole of the Amalfi coast plus Sorrento and the island of Capri.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 04, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Stunning views

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We really enjoyed our stay in Positano. The villa was light, airy and spacious and well equipped for holiday living. The terraces are a bonus and of course the views over the bay and the town of Positano are fantastico!. The steps (especially from the beach) up to the villa are challenging in the heat and fitness is a consideration. Take your time and all will be well. If you are driving to the villa beware, even with a discount (arranged by Giovanni) it cost 20 euros per day to park! If we visited the Amalfi coast again we would take public transport. It's easy to get about by bus and boat,
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017