Positano Guide & ReviewsHoliday Rentals, Beach Villas, Apartments, Holiday Homes - Amalfi Coast

Positano is a colourful seaside village surrounded by high cliffs on the idyllic Amalfi Coast. With it's pastel coloured houses, mix of lemon and leather scents, superb restaurants and cafes and wide range of boutiques, once in Positano, its hard to leave!

Its also hard to imagine how Positano ever came into existence when you look at the town from the sea - starting at the pebble beach, its as though the resort is built vertically up the face of the cliffs.

Before the road in and out of Poistano was built, the only access to the village was via steps carved out of the rock face which are still used today.

At a glance...
Restaurants 40+
Distance to beach Beach resort
Ferry service
Car recommended
Nearest airport Nalpes (61km)
Nearest train station Vietri sul Mare (40km)

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Accommodation in Positano

Positano has a range of hotels from budget to the incredibly luxurious 5-star plus private holiday rentals dotted up the cliffs including villas and apartments.

No matter where you stay, all the accommodation in Positano looks straight out on to the sea giving spectacular views.

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Watersports, sailing
Hiking trails
Mountain biking
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Things to see and do

Positano and the surrounding area is full of interesting villages, historic sites and countryside to explore. Here are a few suggestions....

  • Take one of the footpaths leading to the "Oasis of Vallone Porto" above Positano where you can explore the forests and waterfalls
  • Venture out on one of the ferries to the stunning island of Capri and see the underwater grotto
  • The ruins of Pompei are just a short drive away - best visied outside of the peak summer season as it tends to get very busy - plus a tour of Mount Vesuvius
  • Cross the peninsula to the bustling town of Amalfi with its hilly back alleys lined with boutiques and cafes

Our view on Positano

Difficult to get to but once in Positano its hard to leave. Pastel coloured villas looking on to the Mediterranean, sophisticated dining, extensive shopping and the whole amalfi Coast at your finger tips...