Destination guide

A picture-perfect peninsula

Sprawling along Italy's Sorrentine Peninsula, the Amalfi Coast is dotted with cliffside villages that cascade down to the sparkling Tyrrhenian Sea. It's one of the Mediterranean's most enchanting stretches of coastline, with the entire landscape earning UNESCO status. Every town has its own unique personality, and deciding which one's your favorite is all part of the fun. Looking for inspiration? Amalfi Coast vacation rentals unlock access to an exclusive collection of properties. From luxury cliffside villas to spacious apartments, you can enjoy an utterly local experience.

Things to do

Relive Italy's illustrious past

Sitting just off the Bay of Naples, Capri is an eternal favorite with day trippers. Don't miss the otherworldly Blue Grotto, a sea cavern where sun rays stream through an underwater cave and create an electric blue glow. The handsome Villa Rufolo was built in the 13th century and is famous for its beautifully manicured terraced gardens. From July to September the villa serves as a breathtaking venue for the Ravello Festival, hosting everything from classical music concerts to ballet recitals. Amalfi's Cattedrale di Sant_Andrea is known for its unique east-meets-west architecture, while Sorrento's Museo Correale di Terranova showcases a mix of cuckoo clocks, ancient ceramics, and more.


Choices galore on the Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast is dotted with a quaint towns and villages just waiting to be explored. Positano is an upmarket favorite, luring jet setters with its chic boutiques, languid beaches, and pretty, pastel facades. Most travelers fall under its spell, so why not stay local with luxury Amalfi Coast vacation rentals in the heart of Positano? To the east is the ancient village of Amalfi, anchored by a magnificent Arabic-Norman cathedral. Mountaintop Ravello offers sweeping views over the Salerno Gulf, while Sorrento is a striking cliff-top resort known for its grand villas, sun filled piazzas, and lively street scene.


A luxe summer on the Sorrentine

The Amalfi Coast is at its best in the summer, when the days are luxuriously long and the beaches are drenched in sunshine. With sunny terraces and sweeping ocean views, Amalfi Coast vacation rentals make it easy to enjoy private summer soirees featuring local wine, fresh mozzarella, and good company. If you want to beat the crowds late spring and early fall feel wonderfully laid-back. Visiting in winter is also an appealing option, with mild temperatures, minimal rain, and beaches all to yourself.

Natural features

Postcards from the sparkling Tyrrhenian

Fringed by the aquamarine Tyrrhenian Sea, the Amalfi Coast is a postcard-perfect slice of Italy. Nature lovers will be in their element, with the Amalfi Coast boasting some of Italy's most picturesque hiking routes. The well-marked Path of the Gods trail spans from Praiano to Positano and will take you past terraced vineyards, cliffside lemon groves, and sun-bronzed pebble beaches. Geology buffs will jump at the chance to visit mighty Mount Vesuvius, a somma-stratovolcano that destroyed the village of Pompeii back in AD 79.

Where to stay around Amalfi Coast?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 4,751 vacation rentals near Amalfi Coast. From 1,150 Villas to 1,328 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Amalfi Coast for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Amalfi Coast?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Amalfi Coast. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Positano: 425 vacation rentals
  • Sorrento: 3,491 vacation rentals
  • Naples: 2,043 vacation rentals
  • Amalfi: 3,322 vacation rentals
  • Capri: 992 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Amalfi Coast! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Amalfi Coast?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Amalfi Coast:

  • Positano: 425 rentals
  • Sorrento: 3,491 rentals
  • Naples: 2,043 rentals
  • Amalfi: 3,322 rentals
  • Praiano: 4,113 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Amalfi Coast?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Amalfi Coast are:

  • Sorrento (RRO-Sorrento Heliport): 6,477 vacation rentals
  • Capri (PRJ-Capri Heliport): 3,908 vacation rentals
  • Capodichino Airport (NAP): 3,717 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Amalfi Coast?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Amalfi Coast. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Amalfi Beach: 4,261 rentals
  • Positano Town Hall: 5,711 rentals
  • Pompeii Forum: 6,412 rentals
  • Napoli Sotterranea: 1,690 rentals
  • Fornillo Beach: 5,481 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Amalfi Coast listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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