Stretching from the Gulf of Naples to the Gulf of Salerno and lapped by beautiful azure blue waters, the Amalfi Coast offers the ideal romantic destination to explore on a sailing yacht charter. Indeed, not only is this striking part of Italian coastline filled with spectacular beauty, it also offers an abundance of romantic charm, from quaint villages nestled on the water’s edge, to delicious restaurants and private sandy coves accessible only by water. What could be a more idyllic setting with which to woo your loved one with? Here we take a look at some of the most romantic Mediterranean destinations to visit along the Amalfi Coast during a sailing yacht charter.
Filled with lush vegetation, this beautiful volcanic island is famed for its wonderful thermal spas, vibrant gardens, traditional cuisine, and its striking Aragonese castle. Thanks to the island’s laid-back vibe, Ischia has become a popular wellness destination and offers a wonderfully amorous destination to explore during a romantic yacht charter, especially for couples seeking to reconnect and forget the stresses and strains of day-to-day living. Enjoying the myriad benefits at one of Ischia’s many natural spas is a must-do while on a sailing yacht charter along the Amalfi coast. Hot water and jets of steam bubble out of locales such as Nitrodi, Cavascura, and the Fumaroles of Sant’Angelo. Alternatively head to one of Ischia’s high-end spas for an unforgettable experience.
This beautiful island idyll is nestled along Italy’s Amalfi Coast. Ever since Hollywood screen legends such as Elizabeth Taylor and Sophia Loren put Capri on the map, this island has been frequented by the world’s wealthiest, VIPs, and celebrities. Indeed, this elegant destination is packed with charm and is a must-visit during any romantic yacht charter. Anchor up in Capri’s Marina Grande and explore the island’s fabulous designer boutiques, enjoy a delicious meal at one of the many award-winning restaurants, or simply cruise around the island and discover idyllic coves accessible only by boat. Limoncello is Capri’s traditional drink, made with lemons ripened under the Mediterranean sun. Enjoy a glass on the Piazzetta, Capri’s famed square and a gathering spot for the well-heeled – the ideal spot for a romantic drink to end the day during a romantic yacht charter in the Mediterranean.
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Pretty pastel-coloured houses perched along the cliff edge greet those that anchor up in Sorrento’s port, a must-visit during a sailing yacht charter. A bustling town, spend the day meandering through Sorrento’s historic centre. The town’s pretty lanes are filled with local boutiques and artisan workshops, offering the ideal destination for a leisurely shopping trip for local keepsakes and gourmet trips. Make sure you take the time to visit the town’s beautiful churches, including the Basilica di Sant’Antonio, Sorrento’s oldest church and named after Sorrento’s patron saint. Inside you’ll find Roman artefacts, medieval paintings, and a striking gilded ceiling.
This cliffside village along Italy’s Amalfi Coast offers charm in abundance. It’s sun-bleached pink and blue pastel-hued houses cling to the cliff edge, which is lapped by the azure blue waters dotted with yachts. Tour the village’s winding streets filled with restaurants and local boutiques, enjoy a drink while soaking up the pretty views, then relax and unwind under the Mediterranean sun along Positano’s black sandy beach. Or, of course, you could skip the crowds and relax on your own luxury sailing yacht charter – the perfect way to spend an extremely romantic escape.