With its crystal blue waters, colorful houses, and sheer cliffs descending into the sea, the Amalfi coast has long been a popular vacation destination. Its popularity has only been increasing, making it more important than ever to start planning your trip early.
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The Amalfi Coast. An incredible oasis of crystal blue sea and colorful houses built into the cliffside. What seems like a dream can actually become a reality! The key is to plan with plenty of lead time.
Between strolling around the piazza, shopping on the ultra chic Via Camerelle, hiking up the natural cliffs, or dipping into the crystal blue sea, there is plenty to do on the island of Capri. For those looking for a more relaxing pace, and want to spend the day lounging in style, head to one of Capri’s ‘lido’ or beach clubs.
I am in Italy, and I thought you might find it interesting to know what one does when one has already visited all of these areas not once, not twice but ”tante volte” or many times. Here is a glimpse of The Italian Concierge’s itinerary.
On the blog, we usually like to keep things short, but we recently did a feature on Italian beaches in the newsletter, and I couldn’t contain myself.
With 4,725 miles of coastline with beaches of every color, temperature, variety and backdrop, it’s impossible not to gush.
Since Roman times, the coasts of Italy have hosted vacations to stars and powerful political figures from around the world. But they're not just for the rich and famous, of course.
For the summer, Italians everywhere decamp to the coast, whether near, such as the lucky Ligurians and Puglians who really don't have very far to go, or far, like the Romans who head to glamorous Amalfi or Ponza, undiscovered by US market, or the well-heeled Milanese who like to spend their summers "roughing" it in Calabria or travel down to the heel to Puglia.
Here’s our guide to Italy’s best beaches on each coast of the boot: