The Amalfi Coast along the Italian riviera is an idyllic and romantic location with steep cliff sides running down the hills in an array of vast pastel colors. This is the ideal location for honeymooner´s, a group of couples or just one generation wanting to share his or hers memories with the next generation. The absolute best and most amazing way of experiencing the Amalfi Coast is without doubt by yacht. The panorama that welcomes you could be part of any movie introduction when you wave to the Talented Mr Ripley along the way. During an Amalfi Coast yacht charter all your senses will be taken care of in a most sensual and unforgettable scenery.
Our embarkation the first day will take place after a traditional Pizza Margerita in the town were the Pizza was born, Naples. From here on we cruise across the bay to the volcanic island of Ischia also known as the “Island of Wellbeing,” Ischia has been a Mediterranean holiday destination for aristocrats since Roman times and still attracts a gentile crowd which you will be experiencing. The unrefined environment with the thermal wind and waters gives you an opportunity to explore in any of the stone pools along the rocks. Later in the afternoon and at night we anchor in the bay of Punta Molino for an afternoon of watersports before stepping ashore early evening for a stroll around San’t Angelo.
Next morning we cruise over to the peninsula and home of the most delicate lemons in the world, Sorrento were the famous liquor Limoncello has its origins from. Here you can take a stroll through the Museo Correale di Terranova’s terraced walkways and embrace the views over the Gulf of Naples and fare una passegatiata around the charming pedestrian lanes, exploring little boutiques and restaurants as you go. Ofcourse you need to take the mandatory tour to Excelsior Vittoria’s “Bosquet” terrace bar for a limoncello or dinner at the Michelin-starred restaurant. If so, you will be given an opportunity to put your name in the guestbook beside many famous names like Sophia Loren and Luciano Pavarotti.
Amalfi like no other town offers a day of cultural exploration in close proximity to pittoresque Ravello which is a must see spot. Back in the days Amalfi was a major seaport and the whole coastline was named after it hence the Amalfi Coast. The historic center is the Piazza del Duomo which sits in front of the immense 11th-century St. Andrew’s Cathedral were you can take a moment for yourself and inhale the pure athmosphere of the holy spirit. Recharged you are up for a strol along the exclusive boutiques that thrives along the piazza before finishing off with another meal to die for.
The home of many movie scenes will enlight you while you enter the cliffsides of the romantic and legendary Positano. Here you will discover the pretty cobblestone streets that attract a glamorous, affluent crowd while the cliffside houses puts a shimmer of pastel colors down to the sea making the town the most picturesque and photogenic along the Amalfi Coast. At night you take the tender to the Treville Beach Club in Laurito Bay or step ashore and drive the hairpin bends to the Michelin-starred Il San Pietro de Positano.
Next stop, the island of Capri and what better way to visit than on your own DREAMYACHT. The islands popularity in the summer is immense and visitors arrive in flocks why we have the best spot on anchor on the west side of the island. From there on we use the tender to take us ashore after a full day of water sports around the islands more secluded anchorages. When the majority of crowds depart late afternoon we are set for an amazing adventure of this glamorous island stepping ashore to enjoy its many inviting experiences along the way.
On our way back we pass by the smallest of the Flegrean Islands, situated between the mainland and the larger island of Ischia, Procida. The island is full of colours, simple, rightful and the most picturesque and charming spot is the Coricella. The waterfront is bordered by small charmig fishermen´s houses which gives it its atmosphere. Here we will anchor in a nice bach on the north-western shore, cala del Pozzo Vecchio were we will enjoy a scenic evening dinner in close proximity under the cliffs where part of the movie, Il Postino was filmed.
Naples, home of the Pizza and city of Vesuvio and Diego Armando Maradona. This vibrating town needs to be taken and embraced as is and a walk along the main shopping street, Corso Umberto, also known as il Rettifilo is one of the first steps. For a luxury shopping experience, we head to Chiaia where petite branches of Prada and Gucci offer unique regional finds while a peak at the grand columns of the 1816 Basilica di San Francesco di Paola and the 17th-century Palazzo Reale needs to be written down on your to-do-list. The Neapolitan gastronomy is not only to be heard of but ofcourse to be experienced in the best of ways which you will do at Vomero.