Amalfi Coast Villa Holidays
Take the ruins of an ancient city, breathtaking views and miles of stunning coastline and you have just a glimpse of the Amalfi coast. Places like Sorrento, Positano, Ravello and Amalfi, immortalised in song and film, will never fail to fascinate and delight the many visitors on Amalfi Coast Villa holidays – not to mention Pompeii, Herculaneum and Capri.
Shopping on Your Amalfi Coast Villa Holiday
The most esteemed products in the Amalfi Coast area are ceramics from Vietri sul Mare. Leather goods are also popular items in small shops along the main streets of Amalfi. Ravello offers coral jewellery and wines. Positano is world famous for its handmade, blazingly colorful resort wear. Those on an Amalfi Coast holiday in Sorrento love shopping for local crafts, embroideries and dolls in tarantella costumes. On your Amalfi Coast villa holiday you can buy the best in Italian and local products in Capri, whether you are searching for the latest designer outfit, an exclusive piece of jewellery or a hand woven garment. On your Amalfi Coast villa holiday you will find the main shopping area of Capri in Via Vittorio Emanuele and Via Camerelle.
Eating Out on Your Amalfi Coast Villa Holiday
To discover this regions authentic flavour on an Amalfi Coast villa holiday, try fish and vegetables seasoned with local olive oil or pasta with vegetables and tomato prepared with home-grown garlic and chilli peppers. A dish from Capri that is famous worldwide is 'Ravioli alla Caprese'...and for dessert try the chocolate and almond Torta Caprese cake or Limoncello of Capri, the highly acclaimed lemon liqueur.
Near Your Amalfi Coast Holiday Villa
There are countless places on an Almalfi Coast villa holiday where you can soak up the sun and cool off in the turquoise waters. On your Amalfi Coast villa holiday you will find hidden bays immersed in semi tropical vegetation, beautiful terraces carved out of the cliff face, great beaches and grottos.
What to See & Do on Amalfi Coast Villa Holidays
On your Amalfi Coast villa holiday, discover a coastline of breathtaking beauty that stretches for 50km along a promontory from Sorrento to Salerno. Roman emperors chose Sorrento as their favourite holiday area and it has a lively, cosmopolitan atmosphere all year round. The old town is a delightful maze of small shops, cafes and restaurants and there is always plenty to enjoy in Sorrento on Amalfi Coast villa holidays.
On your Amalfi Coast villa holiday, explore the coastal roads that hug the curves of the cliffy coast and overlook intensely blue waters and pass picture-postcard villages? On a superb beach of fine golden sand, south of the Amalfi coast and the temples of Paestum, lies the delightful seaside village of Santa Maria di Castellabate. Discover the two historic castles that reflect Santa Maria’s eventful past on an Amalfi Coast holiday. Now they adorn a simple fishing village, where small piazzas on sandy coves frame many lovely old buildings. It also offers a good selection of shops and cafes, a tranquil backwater in low season or a hive of activity in July and August when water sports are usually available. A secret corner of Italy well worth discovering on your Amalfi Coast holiday.
Capri offers the chance to enjoy the fantastic Mediterranean sun and sea surrounded by some of the world's most fabulous scenery on an Amalfi Coast holiday.
Other highlights of an Amalfi Coast villa holiday include Positano with its arcades of richly coloured houses perched over the sea; the imposing arsenal of Amalfi and Ravello, which sits like a balcony overlooking the bay.