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Fornillo

84017, Positano, Italy
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Pompeii Amalfi and Positano Private Tour
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Amalfi Coast Full-Day Tour from Rome
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This stretch of coastline has often been described as the most beautiful in the entire Mediterranean. One after another, green and rocky mountains plunge dramatically into the Mediterranean blue sea. The famous Amalfi Coast road clings to the mountainsides revealing a succession of picture book views each seemingly more stunning than the one before. Not so many years ago much of this coast was only accessible by boat. Now it is a fashionable resort area which retains the charm of past times.
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84017, Positano, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet beach away from the main town area better suited to families. The backwash is pretty strong so have to keep an eye on little ones but the water is clear and warm. Sun beds are pricey (€25-30 for pair of loungers and parasol) but...More

Thank Legroom_Needed
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely, inconic views that span from the main beach to the castle. Smaller, more intimate setting with lovely beachfront “al fresco” restaurants ... The walk down to this beach is winding and a little steep, so may hinder some from coming, but each turn is...More

Thank shayshay321
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a quite beach in Positano away from the tourist hustling of the main beach. Family run pop up caffes for summer with lovely Italian panini and great conversation. Bring your Aqua Reef Shoe's for swimming, you should always carry a pair when travelling...More

Thank MariaCtraveler
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Fornillo is a perfect place to enjoy the beach at Positano without being amongst the hundreds of tourists leaving and arriving by ferry. It is a 10 minute walk along the coastline, west of the main beach in Positano. You can spend all day there...More

Thank Lina T
Reviewed 4 November 2017

This is a quiet beach on a calm waterfront area of Positano. You can relax on the beach with lounges and umbrellas.

Thank lollygal
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Beach located on the west of Positano. It takes a 15 minutes walk from the docks. As we went at Autumn, there were few people there and we could sit and relax.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 October 2017

So glad we took the extra 10 minutes to walk down to this beach. The walk there provided beautiful views! The beach has very large rocks, no sand, and lots of beach glass! We were there for an hour and found a good palm full...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Quiet beach away from the crowds. This beach is a great place to relax and take a swim. It's a cobble beach so you may want to bring water/beach shoes. The water is warm and inviting.

Thank David L
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The main beach in Positano is very crowded. Most of the beach is controlled by one of the clubs where they charge for access and for lounges, thus leaving little room for non-paying visitors. A short walk to the north is Fornillo. They too have...More

1  Thank 57r
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Wonderful staff and food. Really loved the service of a sun lounge and towel without the hassle of lying on the sand.

Thank Robyn B
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charinaf958
11 August 2017|
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Response from richard g | Reviewed this property |
I liked Fornillo.
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Ron G
2 August 2017|
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Response from Lisa B | Reviewed this property |
Hotel Puppetto is the hotel there that rents the chairs. You pay at the bar/deck.
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CoreTravelEurope
23 July 2017|
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Response from NicB4321 | Reviewed this property |
10-15 for the back ones. 20-25 for the front ones. Can't recall exactly.
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