Positano Travel Guide
Grotta dello Smeraldo - This is one of the top natural attractions in Positano. There is a lift that takes you down to the grotto and from there, guided boat tours take you through the interior of the grotto, which includes a sub-aquatic nativity scene.
Chiesa S.M. Assunta - Piazza Flavio Gioia. This is one of the top attractions in Positano and is a sight not to be missed. The church dates back to the 10th century and houses many religious artifacts. The church is open to visitors everyday and there is no admission charge.
Watersports - Positano is another of the excellent beach resort towns on the Amalfi coast, and offers a wide range of watersports including windsurfing; snorkeling; and diving. There are also a wide range of beach activities on offer, such as beach volley ball.
Le Tres Soreil Gorgeous beachfront restaurant, with top service and amazing local food and wine. Even a departure gift of a fab sketch of the beachfront with the church in the background.
submitted by Lisa Campbell, 14/07/06
Spiaggia del Fornillo - Located 5 minutes walk from town, this is one of the best beaches in the area. The long stretch of soft sand and the lovely warm water, have a lot to offer the tourist. There a whole host of watersport activities availble, catering to almost anyone's needs and desires. There are also a few shops; cafes; and bars located on the beachfront, if you want to take a break from the fun and the sun.
Spiaggia Grande - This beach is the main beach of Positano and is located right infront of the town. There's a free public section and a smaller private section. This is a good place to relax and catch some sun. There are also a range of watersport activities on offer, for those that are in the mood to have some fun. Shops; cafes; restaurants; and bars line the street next to the beach, oferring a break from the sun and sand.
Positano Restaurants and Bars
Chez Black - Located at the waterfront. This is one of the best restaurants in town and is very popular with locals and tourists alike. They serve a wide range of local dishes, specializing in the freshest seafood dishes. They also serve excellent pizzas for the budget tourist.
O Caporale - Located at the beachfront. This marine themed restaurant is one of the most popular restaurants in town, and is frequented by both locals and tourists. They serve a wide range of seafood dishes with a twist to the local traditions. The food is excellent and the prices are very reasonable.
La Cambusa - Located on the beachfront. This is probably the best restaurant in town and is very popular with tourists. They serve a wide range of regional and local cuisine, specializing in seafood dishes. They have an excellent selection of Italian wines. The prices are a little above average, but the delicious food is well worth the extra money.
Positano Bars & Clubs
Il Canneto - Via G. Marconi. This is one of the best bars in town and is popular with a mixed crowd of locals and tourists. This is a great place to relax, have a few drinks and meet some new people after a long day in the hot sun. The prices are very reasonable.
La Buca Di Bacco - Via del Brigantino. This laid back bar is very popular with locals and tourists of all ages. They serve a wide range of beers; wines; and cocktails at reasonable prices. This the best place to go if you're looking for a relaxed evening out, while having a few drinks and enjoying some great conversation.
Music on the Rocks Discoteque - This is the best night club in Positano and is where the young and vibrant locals go to party. DJs play a wide range of all the best dance hits to get the crowd in the mood. This is the place in Positano to see and be seen, and party till the sun comes up.
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