Sheer cliffs and sunny piazzas
Amalfi holidays are steeped in glamour and serenity, with spectacular views and architecture ideal for those simply wanting to relax. It’s located along Italy’s dazzling Neapolitan Riviera, and is home to traditional pastel coloured buildings nestled on the side of a cliff and overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean Sea below. Couples will love the chance to explore its history and culture, while families will find activities and sports on the nearby beaches.
Spend your days indulging in the age old art of people watching from one of Amalfi’s many street side cafés. Wander through the town and take in the Medieval architecture or head to the beach and relax on golden sands as you watch the glamorous visitors sunbathe or take a cooling dip. If you want to explore the interior landscapes there are lemon and olive groves located around the town, making it ideal for those wanting to mountain bike or enjoy an idyllic stroll.
Luxury holidays in Amalfi are becoming ever more popular, and it’s easy to see why. With its spectacular surroundings and beautiful scenery it’s ideal for those wanting to simply relax. Spend long lazy days on the beach or in the historic streets of the town, before enjoying a well deserved break in one of the many cafés and restaurants. Try delicious Italian delicacies, from pizza and pasta to fresh olives and daily caught seafood. In the evening head to one of the chic bars where you can indulge in a glass of fine local Italian wine or a cocktail.
Book your luxury holidays to Amalfi with Sovereign and you can benefit from our selection of fantastic hotels, as well as expert advice from our Personal Travel Planners. Stay at the Hotel Santa Caterina for spectacular views from its clifftop location, elegant interiors, beautiful terraces and some fantastic cuisine and drinks available from its two bars.
The main airport for the Amalfi Coast is Naples. Flights from the UK take around 2 hours 45 minutes.
Transfer time from Naples airport to Amalfi is approximately 1 hours 45 minutes.
July and August are the hottest months on the Amalfi Coast, making it one of the busiest times of year to travel. It you’re after fewer crowds but still want t-shirt temperatures, May, June, September and October are great times to visit.
British citizens do not currently require a visa to visit Italy.
When you dine out in Italy, you will generally be charged a coperto (cover charge), which is for the bread, tablecloth, cutlery, etc. Tipping in Italy is not customary, but is always appreciated.
The official language of Italy is Italian. English is widely spoken too, so getting by is easy.