Popular Villas in Amalfi
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Villas in Amalfi
Enjoy a fantastic villa on the Amalfi Coast and overlook the sea every morning. Stay in Monti Lattari and you will enjoy stunning views surrounded by incredible nature. Find a quiet and secluded villa in residential areas close to the city center. Most villas are within walking distance from the beach so you won’t need a car.Villas with sea views
The higher the location, the better the views. From the terrace or the balcony of your villa it will be a pleasure to gaze at the Mediterranean while your morning coffee is still brewing in the kitchen. Find traditional villas with vaulted ceilings or modern ones with a contemporary decoration and bright colors. If you want extra amenities, Holidu is the right searcher to help you find the perfect villa for your Vacations. Select the filters to add a swimming pool, a private garden, terraces, patios, sauna, hot tubs and any other amenity you might need during your Vacations. The villas are ideal accommodations for families, groups or couples who want to feel like at home. Enjoy your stay on the Amalfi Coast!
Travelers and activities
Amalfi is a dramatic natural setting that oozes a relaxed atmosphere and laid-back vibe, so it lends itself to be lived with the family. The old town is pedestrianised which is ideal for a nice walk with the children. The beach is one of the greatest attractives of the area, so long days at the beach will be a great option during the Vacations. As a family you can enjoy several trips to neighboring towns along the Amalfi Coast and spend a fabulous days visiting incredible locations with amazing food and a unique atmosphere that will make you fall in love with this region.Amalfi for hiking and nature lovers
The Amalfi Coast boasts a wide array of activities to do during your Vacations. The beaches are ideal for water sport whereas the mountains are the perfect spot for those who love hiking and exploring the outdoors. For more relaxed activities, you can get on a boat and go to spot some whales or dolphins in the wild.
From the several churches on the Amalfi Coast, the one in Amalfi is the most noticeable one, just in the center of town.
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Popularly known as "sfusato di Amalfi", lemons are the symbol of Amalfi, The bright yellow color resembles the sun and its scent is delicate and intense. Many dishes integrate lemons as part of their recipes. Taste some tagliolini and mozzarella wrapped in lemon peel and grilld. Enjoy lemon based dishes or take a sip of the well known limoncello, made out of the best lemons and following the traditional Amalfi recipe.2. Visit the Cathedral of Sant’Andrea
Amalfi’s cathedral is a melange of different architectural styles, built mainly in the 13th century, to house the relics of St Andrew apostle. Admire the Arabic-Norman exteriors, the Baroque interiors, the huge bronze doors and the mosaics. Climb up the 65 steps and see what it’s like from the heights. From 10 am to 5 pm you can only enter the cathedral through the Chiostro del Paradiso.3. Chiostro del Paradiso, the access to the cathedral
On the left of the cathedral’s porch you can see these Moorish-style cloisters from the 13th century. Here there are buried several important citizens of that, surrounded by the marble columns, arches and a beautiful garden. There is also the Basilica del Crocefisso, with several frescoes and reliquary heads. During the day, the access to the cathedral is only through here.4. Visit the Grotta dello Smeraldo
Just a couple of miles west of Amalfi, the waters of a grotto are an intense emerald green color. The stalactites, up above, hang down from the tall ceiling, and the stalagmites rise up high, giving the grotto a unique charm. You can reach the grotto by bus or by boat from Amalfi. A curious thing about this grotta is the underwater presepe (nativity scene) made from local ceramics and submerged 4m beneath the surface. On 24 December and 6 January every year, skin-divers flock over here for the traditional pilgrimage to admire the presepe.5. A Michelin star experience
No trip is complete until the culinary traditions have been experienced. Italy is well known for its cuisine of fresh products, olive oil and quality meats and fish. The MIchelin-starred restaurant La Caravella, is still in a humble and quiet spot of Amalfi, and true to its roots. The combination of excellent products together with creativity obtain artsy dishes that will raise your taste buds and alert your senses. There is a seven course tasting menu with excellent bites but you can also have a la carte menus, including some of their great dishes such as fish with fennel, anchovy croquettes and the Mona Lisa, a delicious lemon soufflé. Needles to say that every meal is paired with the best Italian wines. Enjoy your meal!6. Visit the paper museum
There is a former paper mill from the 13th century that was refurbished and turned into a museum. A visit to the museum will take you deeper into the history of how paper was produced before machinery arrived, based on cotton, and then, the wood-pulp production. The origins of paper are documented in several texts you can find about in the Library. Several paper presses are still preserved and able to function. You can see them taking the tour.7. L’Arco Antico D'Antuono
As we have just mentioned, Amalfi and the paper have a close relation. Papermaking dates back to the 12th century. Nowadays, tere isn’t much paper produced here but you can still buy some high quality paper at L’Arco Antico D'Antuono, a nice shop that sells a wide array of exclusive writing paper, photo albums and leather-bound notebooks. Take your piece home!