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August 17, 2018||
There is no doubt that Positano is one of the most picturesque, summer escapes in Italy. Every time I arrive, I can’t stop pinching myself. The aesthetic of this dramatic, yet charming Italian town almost seems fake. It’s remarkable how perfectly the sun-bleached peach and terracotta buildings are perched into the cliffside. Something about the fresh seafood, crystalline waters, pebbled beachfront, and the unbelievable charm that makes Positano so spectacular.
Positano, Italy Travel Tips –
Pack Light –
You’re not going to want to haul a massive piece of luggage up and down the tremendously steep steps of Positano. Pack the essentials, and save yourself from luggage induced back pain, as most of Positano is only accessible by foot.
Think Chic Beachwear –
Positano is a fashionable summer spot but still maintains a casual beach vibe. So when it comes to packing opt for linen, oversized beach hats, stylish swimwear, and leather sandals.
How to Get to Positano –
*Depending on which city you’re traveling from, the cost and logistics of these options may vary
- Train to Salerno + Ferry
- Fly or Train into Naples + Car Service
- Private Driver
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BEACHES & CLIFF SIDES –
Half the magic of Positano is its’ striking aesthetic. The steep cliffside is filled with luxury, boutique hotels, fabulous shopping, exquisite dining, and of course, beachfront access. Anywhere you are in the town center, you are usually only steps away from a magnificent viewpoint.
FRESH & LOCAL EATS –
Thanks to the coastal location, you can be sure to indulge in freshly caught seafood and handmade pasta dishes, many of which include the local specialty, lemons.
A DAY ON THE WATER –
One of the best ways to experience Positano’s coastal living is to spend a day on a private boat exploring grottos and secluded beaches either along the Amalfi Coast or to the island of Capri.
BOUTIQUE HOTEL & LUXURY VILLAS –
Positano is definitely a posh destination, and to cater to its’ fabulous clientele is filled with unbelievably charming boutique hotels and luxurious, family-run villas.