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From Amalfi: Day Trip to Capri by Private Boat with Drinks

1. From Amalfi: Day Trip to Capri by Private Boat with Drinks

Hire a private boat with a local captain and take in the top sights of the Amalfi Coast on a fun and relaxed excursion. Stop for a swim in different bays and lagoons, explore caves along the coast, and cruise to the island of Capri. Start out in Amalfi and head leisurely along the coastline past Furore, Conca dei Marini, and Praiano. Marvel at the scenic beauty of the world-famous Amalfi Coast. Cruise past Positano and to the private islands of Li Galli, once owned by the famous Russian ballet dancer Rudolf Nuryev. A highlight now is the underwater nature preserve. Nerano is an idyllic fishing town with a lovely beach, where the captain will stop so you can enjoy the view and swim in the crystal-clear water. The restaurants in Nerano are well known for dishes that feature fresh seafood and local produce. From Nerano your captain will continue on to Punto Campanella, the point where the Amalfi Coast ends and the Sorrento Coast begins, before you head to Capri. Cruise around the entire island of Capri, exploring caves and swimming in crystal-clear bays. Marvel at the Blue, Green, and White grottoes. Your captain will take the boat through Capri’s iconic faraglioni rock formations. Pass by the historic lighthouse, Casa Malaparte, Marina Piccola, and Marina Grande. Take some time to explore the island on foot. Go shopping, tour villas, and don’t forget to try the gelato. At the end of a satisfying day, you’ll head back to Salerno or your final destination as the sun sets behind the island.

Capri Island & Blue Cave Private Boat Tour from Sorrento

2. Capri Island & Blue Cave Private Boat Tour from Sorrento

After being picked up by a staff member from your hotel in Sorrento or somewhere in the Sorrento peninsula, head to the port of Sorrento where your private skipper will be waiting for you. After a few minutes of sailing, arrive at the ruins of an ancient Roman villa and then continue along the coast to Punta Campanella. When you reach Capri, the captain will make a tour of the Island and give you some information on the region. See the cliffs, the White Grotto, the Green Grotto, and the beautiful Blue Grotto. If you wish, jump into the crystal-clear waters for a swim.  Land at the port of Capri, and enjoy 4 hours of free time to explore the island and to go shopping. Return to the boat and snorkel in the marine park of Punta Campanella, where with a little luck you might see some dolphins. The tour ends with a drop-off at your hotel.

From Positano: Private Boat Tour to Capri or Amalfi

3. From Positano: Private Boat Tour to Capri or Amalfi

Enjoy a full day at sea on a private boat tour from Positano. Climb aboard and choose how to spend your time on the water. Head south along the Amalfi Coast or cross the Tyrrhenian Sea to the island of Capri, the choice is yours. Admire the striking landscape and jump in for a swim. Capri Cruise Option Navigate north from Positano passing Nerano, famous for its blue flag beaches. Stop for a refreshing swim and continue to Punto Campanella, where the Amalfi Coast and Sorrento Coast meet. Then, cross the Bay of Naples and enjoy views of the Vesuvius. Upon arrival in Capri, circumnavigate the entire island, stopping at the Blue, White, and Green Grottoes. See the private villas of the rich and famous, along with Casa Malaparte and the historic lighthouse. Cruise past Marina Piccola to sail through the rock formations of Faraglioni. Experience the island from the boat or dock for some free time on land for an extra fee. Amalfi Coast Cruise OptionHead south from Positano and admire the lagoons and caves that line the rugged coastline. Make a stop to swim or simply lounge on the beach. Pass the beautiful fishing village of Praiano, where century-old traditions are still maintained. Reach the hidden lagoon of the fjord of Furore, then continue to Conca dei Marini to sail under Sophia Loren's former villa. Get an up-close view of the beachside apartment where Jackie Kennedy spent her Amalfi Coast vacation. Stop in bustling Amalfi for a chance to stretch your legs and get some lunch. Sail toward Atrani, Italy’s smallest village, or visit the enchanting towns of Ravello and Marmorata to see a waterfall that once powered a paper mill. Finally, arrive at the laid-back villages of Minori and Maiori, observe some Roman ruins, and discover one of the most famous pastry shops on the Amalfi Coast.

Capri Private Full-Day Boat Tour from Sorrento

4. Capri Private Full-Day Boat Tour from Sorrento

Enjoy a private boat tour to the glamorous island of Capri, departing from Sorrento. Marvel at the private villas and coves of the Sorrentine Penisula on one side, and the island of Capri on the other, with Naples and Mount Vesuvius behind you as you cross.  Upon arrival, sail to some of the fabled island sites, such as the Blue Grotto, known for its electric blue light. Once the private bath house of the Roman Emperor Tiberius, it was abandoned for centuries as it was feared it was cursed. Swim in the turquoise waters of the Green Grotto, splashing about under a natural arch, or admire the rock formations of the White Grotto, where a beautiful building can be spotted high above the cliffs.  Go to the lighthouse of Punta Carena, built in the Marina Piccola in 1862, and marvel at the gleaming yachts of the rich and famous. Cruise through the natural hole of the I Faraglioni, a backdrop to many ads. Dock in the Marina Grande to explore Capri on land. Walk through the gardens of the Villa San Michele, and learn about the emperor Tiberius at Villa Jovis. Take in the views from Monte Solaro, the highest peak of Capri, and enjoy a drink at the chic Hotel Quisisana. Lunch recommendations will be provided, or you are free to find your own quaint little café or restaurant. Catch a cab to Anacapri at the higher limits of Capri, and enjoy the hairpin bends of the scenic road to the island’s limits.

From Capri: Amalfi Coast Boat Tour

5. From Capri: Amalfi Coast Boat Tour

The captain will pick you up in Capri and cruise across the Bay of Naples and into the Gulf of Salerno, towards the Amalfi Coast. You will see the private villas and coves of Sorrento on one side and the island of Capri on the other side with Naples and Mt. Vesuvius behind you. The views are spectacular.  You will see:  - Nerano: A small fishing village on the Amalfi Coast and home of the "Blue Flag" which is awarded to various beaches under strict criteria, signifying and boasting high quality and cleanliness of the sea.    - Positano: The view of Positano from the sea is one of the most famous views in the world. Cruise along the coastline and pass the world-renowned 5 star San Pietro Hotel, small hidden coves and beaches where you can stop for a swim off the boat if you would like.  - Furore: Here you will pass a wonderful little turquoise fjord with a bridge where a diving competition is held every year. It is also the location where Roberto Rossellini filmed "Amore" beside Anna Magnani.  - Amalfi: The most famous town on the Amalfi Coast, a bustling village with a beautiful cathedral dedicated to St. Andrew and home to lovely hotels, shops, restaurants and a historic paper mill/ museum which produces organic paper.  One of the best parts about chartering a boat is that the captain is a local of the area.  Although he is not a tour guide, feel free to ask him about the coastline and he will be more than happy to offer some information about what you are seeing as well as insider tips regarding the best things to do. This will allow you to experience the Amalfi Coast through the eyes of a local rather than a tourist.  The service is simple and high quality so relax on the sundeck, enjoy the views, stop to swim in the various bays and enjoy local snacks and beverages that are provided on board. The captain can stop at any of the above villages so that if preferred, you can have the opportunity to visit them at your leisure. I also suggest stopping for a seaside lunch, as this is a culinary paradise of Italy, serving fresh seafood, pasta and more.  

From Naples: Private Capri Boat Excursion

6. From Naples: Private Capri Boat Excursion

The port where private boats embark in Naples is called Mergellina. The port where the cruise ships come in is called Beverello. If you are arriving by cruise ship, a driver can be arranged to meet your below your cruise ship. They will then take you to Mergellina, where your private boat will be waiting.  The captain will pick you up at the pier and head along the coastline towards the Island of Capri. You will see the Sorrento Coast on one side and the island of Capri in front of you, with Naples and Mt. Vesuvius to your right as you cross the Bay of Naples. The views are spectacular.  You will cross the Bay of Naples to Capri, stopping to swim in various caves/ lagoons, checking out the rock formations and learning a bit about the island.  One of the best parts about chartering a boat is that the captain is a local of the area.  Ask him about the coastline and he will be more than happy to give you some information about what you are seeing as well as insider tips regarding the best things to do and see. This will allow you to experience the Amalfi Coast through the eyes of a local rather than a tourist. It is recommended to stop for a seaside lunch, as this is a culinary paradise of Italy, serving fresh seafood and seasonal fruits and vegetables. Your captain can provide you with some good restaurant suggestions where the boat can pull up directly. Itinerary highlights: - The Blue, Green and White Grotto - Casa Malaparte: a beautiful, architecturally historic building on the eastern end of the island sitting 32 feet above the sea on a cliff - Punta Carena: the famous lighthouse on Capri, construction began in 1862 - Marina Piccola: a famous docking spot for yachts of the rich and famous - I Faraglioni: the symbol of Capri and the backdrop to many designer ads, most notably D&G Light Blue perfume

Sorrento: Private Capri Boat Trip with Stop at Blue Grotto

7. Sorrento: Private Capri Boat Trip with Stop at Blue Grotto

Sail to Capri, cruising past the Blue Grotto, Punta Carena lighthouse, and the Faraglioni Rocks, during a private boat trip from Sorrento. Enjoy swimming stops, with towels and snorkeling gear included. Upgrade to include food and drinks onboard and enjoy an optional visit to the Blue Grotto. Hop on a private boat from Sorrento to experience the local charm of Capri. Try seasonal specialties in the fall or catch the Piazzetta lit up with Christmas lights as you go off the beaten path and see a side of Capri most travelers miss.  Discover the Capri that locals love during the quieter months as you take in the fine views from the sea. Admire the gorgeous grottoes and soaring cliffs and cruise right through the Faraglioni rocks. Drop anchor on the island if you would like to explore Capri on your own.

Capri: Private Island Boat Tour for Couples

8. Capri: Private Island Boat Tour for Couples

This 2-hour, private Capri boat tour for couples starts directly from Capri's Marina Grande harbor. A local sailor will be at your complete disposal and guide you with tips and interesting stories about the landmarks you will encounter on the way. You may see the Blue Grotto (optional) and visit the lesser-known sea caves (Green, White and Red grottoes). You will see the Faraglioni Rocks, Punta Carena Lighthouse, as well as the Natural Arch. There will also be time to take a swim, relax, or why not? - make that unforgettable proposal! The tour ending point is the same as the starting point.

Private Boat Tour around Capri Island

9. Private Boat Tour around Capri Island

Departing from Marina Piccola your tour will follow the southern coast of the island. See the Faraglioni rock formations and pass beneath the stone archway. Legend says that couples who kiss while passing through will be lucky in love. After passing Marina Piccola, sail along a part of coastline famous for its sea caves, including Grotta Verde, which got its name from the water's emerald colour. On the horizon, you will see the imposing Punta Carena lighthouse, the second largest lighthouse in Italy. After leaving the lighthouse behind, the tour begins its return along the northern coast of the island, the most remote and sparsely inhabited. If you look carefully, you may spot wild goats who live among the thick vegetation. The Blue Grotto is located along this stretch of coast. The final stop is the Baths of Tiberius, the ancient beach house of the Roman emperor. You will also have time to enjoy the waters and swim and snorkel off the boat.

Special tour of Capri with private convertible coach

10. Special tour of Capri with private convertible coach

If you are going to visit the Isle of Capri then you might want to feel what film stars feel like and take a taxi ride around the island, with your private guide  But these aren't just any taxis... these are Capri taxis. Some are as long as limos, some like vans and others are vintage custom Italian vehicles – all with their roofs cut off to enjoy the sun. And if the combination of sun and dizzying views over the cliff edge get you a bit light headed, ask the driver to roll out the canopy over your head to help keep your cool. First, visit Anacapri, walk into the historical area and take the chairlift. Later, go to Capri town and visit the most important area Piazetta and Augustus Garden. After there'll be a boat tour around the island to end the tour.

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based on 4 reviews

Gianni and Mary were great!!! the kids had so much fun on this trip! infact, best thing they enjoyed during their trip in Italy. Mary was very kind and playful with the kids and shared their knowledge on the local areas. we visited every cave and they reserved lunch at a small restaurant which had the best sea food. you have to try them out as we had a great day!! thanks Mary amd Gianni.

Francesco was an amazing Captain…..! Knowledgeable and Professional while creating an intimate journey . Sharing historical facts combined wonderful stories at each spectacular site. We also enjoyed an extraordinary lunch at Ristorante Maria Grazia on the way back to Amalfi .My wife said it was the best touring experience of her life ….Worth every penny.

This was PERFECT! Boat was exactly as described and our Captain Enzo was fabulous! We thoroughly enjoyed our relaxing day on the water and seeing all the beautiful Grotto’s including the Blue Grotto. Great for couples, thank you Enzo! Ciao!

Very friendly captain. Gave us a lot of info as we circled Capri. Stopped for a refreshing swim. We had fun!

Amazing experience. Our captain was a hoot and knowledgeable.