Own Positano Italy, located on the Amalfi Coast is a cliffside village that has become a well-known holiday destination in recent years. The village is made up of narrow streets with boutiques and cafés, and its pebble beachfront. When viewed from the sea you can admire the colorful Mediterranean houses and the nearby mountain range, Monti Lattari.
With its 300m long beach has become a hot-spot for the rich and famous to visit, attracting many celebrity visitors. In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Positano was a port, and following this became a relatively poor fishing village. Since the 1950s, Positano has attracted larger numbers of tourists each year, leading to an increase in luxury resorts and hotels in the area. Population of 3912 people. Wikipedia.com
The Marina Grande beach is where most visitors spend their days, however, a visit to Positano would not be complete without seeing the iconic Santa Maria Assunta church, featuring a stunning dome and Byzantine icon of a black Madonna. If you are looking for an alternative beach for the day, try Fornillo beach and Arienzo beach. As well as hiking the Path of Gods, boat tours, cooking classes, day boat trips to Capri, paddleboard, snorkeling. Take a day trip to the other Amalfi Coast towns to enjoy the stunning scenery up and down the coast.
Offering extensive hotel options in the village, suitable for all budgets. Il San Pietro di Positano is considered one of the top hotels in Italy and is built into the rock. It features magnificent views of the coast, and each room has a private terrace decorated in the sophisticated local style. Le Sirenuse Hotel is another luxury option, with sea-views and an outdoor pool. Hotel Villa Franca offers refined rooms and suites, with a more contemporary feel and rooftop pool. Additional options are Hotel Marinsanto, Palazzo Murat, San Pietro di Positano, Villa Magia, Hotel Eden Roc.
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