Twisting roads winding through rocky cliffs reveal tantalising glimpses of small villages, secluded bays, and inlets, all looking out over a clear blue sea.
Amalfi, the town for which the coastline was named, sits at the bottom of a ravine, flanked with bluffs, creating dramatic imagery. In the early 1900s, this city was a popular aristocratic destination and has kept its status since This journey leads you to towns of worldwide fame such as Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano, Ravello, just the names conjure up the romantic beauty of the Amalfi Coast that has enticed generations of visitors.
A few miles from the Amalfi coast lay the breathtaking isles of Capri and Ischia. Capri is home to the famous Blue Grotto. Named for the shimmering cobalt blue color that is created as the sun shines into the cavern.
Capri is situated in the south of the gulf, opposite to the Sorrentine peninsula and the cliff-top town of Sorrento. The Gulf of Naples lies in the Campania Region of southwestern Italy. It is fronted by the city of Naples, Mount Vesuvius and the Roman ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum (both completely destroyed by an eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D.).
Naples, Italy's third largest city is remarkable in its archaeological treasures; the centro storico (historic centre) that was deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site is absolutely breathtaking, with archicteral beauty to be seen everywhere you look!
From there start the cruise over to Procida, the smallest Island off the mainland and the Bay of Naples' best kept secret. Dine in one of the seaside restaurants whilst enjoying the wonderful fragrance of nearby lemon groves and admiring the picturesque pastel coloured houses.
In the late afternoon, your yacht will head to Capri. This should excite any shopaholics in the group, as well as foodies or photographers. The 'Blue Grotto' is a popular attraction where you can get extremely close to the boulders, dive off the platform and be dazzled by the water shining a brilliant blue. This stylish Italian destination is increasingly popular due to the boutiques, designer shops, restaurants and lemon trees! Be sure to sample Capri's most famous dishes, such as an insalata caprese filled with juicy tomatoes, basil, mozzarella and drizzled with local olive oil!
On your fifth day, venture along to Positano, a chic town with peach and terracota piled on top of each other; explore steep streets flanked with smart restaurants and fashionable retailers!
Head onto Fiordo di Furore, a little town with a natural port that appears as a crack in the hillside. This peaceful town is perfect to relax as you sit back on your luxury yacht with a sundowner in hand.
Enjoy the beautiful cruise over to Sorrento, explore the cobbled back streets and taste the Gelato at Raki; they have a myriad of flavours, including walnut and honey or vanilla and ginger! Stroll back to your yacht for your final night aboard.