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Often regarded as the gateway
to the Amalfi Coast, Sorrento is connected to the Amalfi Coast via “Amalfi
drive,” a narrow road running around the high cliffs above the Mediterranean.
The entire area is extremely popular for tourism.
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The property “Casale”, can be found in Nerano, a traditional fishing village
in the municipality of Massalubrense,a well known town situated at the
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A Coastal jewel of “the Boot”
(Lo Stivale), Sorrento is a town of southern Italy on the Sorrentine Peninsula
(named after Sorrento), separating the Bay of Naples from the Gulf of Salerno.
Sorrento is on the North
coast, the Amalfi Coast is on the South coast, and the Capri Island is
close to the western tip of the peninsula.
|Sorrento comes under the
Campania region of Italy. The town is easily accessible from Naples and
Pompeii. Perched on the cliffs, Sorrento overlooks the bay of Naples, and
is the key tourist destination of the Sorrentine Peninsula. The town of
Sorrento is famous for its mesmerizing coastline offering captivating views
of Naples and Vesuvius.
Sorrento is made up of five
communes with Sorrento Town itself providing the main shopping and commercial
centre. The centre of Sorrento is Piazza Tasso that is divided by the Corso
d' Italia which is the main thoroughfare. The way is usually closed to
traffic in the evenings to let the visitors and locals move around the
Tasso is stuffed with many
fine bars and restaurants with huge patio areas while Corso is full of
many tourist shops, gelateria, and designer stores little more upward.
Sorrento has two marinas;
Marina Grande and Marina Piccola.
Piccola is the larger of
the two and it is the departure point for the ferries that cross to Naples
and the surrounding islands as well as for the cruises along the Amalfi
Maria Grande is the smaller
of the two and is home to a number of fishing and pleasure vessels and
is well worth a visit. It has a small beach area and some nice sea food
|Sorrento is the town bountifully
blessed with scores of beauties and attractions. Major tourist attractions
of the town include Lemon terraces, Marina Grande, Marina Piccola (pretty
Small Port), the puntacampanella natural reserve, Villa Pollio roman ruins
in Capo di Sorrento, and Hotel Tramontano, where Norwegian writer Henrik
Ibsen lived while writing parts of Peer Gynt (1867) and Ghosts (1881).
Sorrento is not the destination
that offers miles and miles of sandy golden beaches. Though it’s a coastal
town, it doesn’t have fine beaches to offer to the visitors. Yet there
is a small beach at Marina Grande. It offers same water for swimming that
is used by boats, so these sometimes some diesel deposits in the water.
The wooden lido between the
two harbors that has sheltered swimming areas is a good option to go for
On the whole, Sorrento is
a nice destination having a very beautiful coastline, impressive sea cliffs,
fine bars & restaurants, and luxury hotels.
Sorrento can be accessed
via Naples. It is 1.5 hours drive from Naples. There is a nice bus service
Naples Airport (Capodichino) to Sorrento. Buses depart six times daily.
Trains are also available from Naples to Sorrento. The Circumvesuviana
is a local private train link serving the area around the Mount Vesuvius
from Naples to Sorrento. The Sita buses also serve from Positano and Amalfi
to Sorrento. Sorrento is also accessible via ferries from Naples, Ischia
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Offering ultimate luxury
and excellent services, the Caravel Hotel Sorrento makes your stay in Sorrento
a truly memorable one. The Caravel Hotel Sorrento is situated in
a residential area of Sorrento, a pleasant and peaceful spot, surrounded
by Mediterranean gardens and villas shaded by secular trees. All
93 guestrooms of this hotel are well equipped with modern amenities to
guarantee you a peaceful and comfortable stay. The restaurant area
is fine and elegant, and is surrounded by a typical Mediterranean garden.
The onsite Murano Restaurant can accommodate up to 50 people and offers
Mediterranean cuisine for you to feast on. Guest can also relax in the
pleasant bar tasting cocktail after a tiring day.
Hilton Sorrento Palace is
located near the beach in Sorrento and close to Museo Bottega della Tasia
Lignea, Sedile Dominova, and Chiesa di San Francesco. Nearby points of
interest also include Museo Correale di Terranova. Dining options at Hilton
Sorrento Palace include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is
available 24 hours a day. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool,
an indoor pool, a fitness facility, a children's club, and tennis courts.
Guest parking is available for a surcharge. Additional property amenities
include a poolside bar, a concierge desk, and multilingual staff.
Hotel Aminta Sorrento
This hotel is located in
Sorrento. Museo Bottega della Tasia Lignea is an area attraction. Another
nearby attraction is Chiesa di San Francesco. Dining options at Grand Hotel
Aminta include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available
during limited hours. A complimentary breakfast is served daily. Recreational
amenities include a children's pool. High-speed Internet access is available
in public areas. Business services, concierge services, and tour assistance
are available. Guest parking is complimentary. Additional property amenities
include a poolside bar, multilingual staff, and a porter/bellhop.
Hotel Cocumella Sorrento
Grand Hotel Cocumella is
located near the beach in Sant'Agnello and close to Museo Correale di Terranova,
Sedile Dominova, and Chiesa di San Francesco. Nearby points of interest
also include Museo Bottega della Tasia Lignea. This Sant'Agnello property
has a private beach. Dining options at Grand Hotel Cocumella include a
restaurant and a bar/lounge. A complimentary breakfast is served daily.
Recreational amenities include a spa tub, a sauna, a fitness facility,
a steam room, and tennis courts. The property's full-service health spa
has massage/treatment rooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is
available in public areas.
Palace Hotel Sorrento
Featuring splendid panoramic
views of the Gulf of Naples and Mount Vesuvius, the Majestic Palace Hotel
is a symbol of tradition and elegance. Set amidst beautiful gardens
and citrus groves of Sorrento, this property is just few steps away from
Sorrento Agnello and the sea front. Each room has a balcony that offers
spectacular views of the surroundings. Guests can dine at the Piscina
Restaurant that serves a blend of regional and international gastronomic
delights as well as savour various enticing dishes at the Don Geppi Restaurant.
You can sip various exotic drinks at the lounge bar and piano bar as well
as enjoy coffee specialities at the American Cafe.
Hotel Alimuri Spa Sorrento
Located in Meta, this beachfront
hotel is near Museo Correale di Terranova. Another nearby attraction is
Sedile Dominova. This Meta property has a private beach. Dining options
at Mar Hotel Alimuri Spa include 2 restaurants and a bar/lounge. Room service
is available during limited hours. A complimentary buffet breakfast is
served daily. Recreational amenities include an indoor pool, a children's
pool, a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. The property's full-service
health spa has body treatments, massage/treatment rooms, facials, and beauty
services. This 4.0-star property offers small meeting rooms and limo/town
car service. Complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access
is available in public areas.