Amalfi Coast & Capri Private Luxury Cruise
Day 1: Naples Arrival – Sorrento
Welcome to Naples! Meet your driver who will transfer you to your charming hotel in Sorrento: Hotel Bellevue Syrene *****, one of Sorrento’s well-known hotels, located in a place of timeless beauty. The town offers a fantastic view over the Bay of Naples. For 2000 years visitors from all over the world have been attracted to Sorrento by breathtaking sunsets and the fragrances of orange and lemon gardens.
Notable landmarks in town include the frequently rebuilt cathedral, the 14th-century cloister of St. Francis of Assisi, and the Correale di Terranova Museum. Long popular as a resort for its climate and scenic location, Sorrento is also noted for wine, olive oil, and citrus fruit. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius with Wine Tasting and Lunch
Breakfast at the hotel. Meet your driver and guideat the lobby for a full day excursion to Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius. On August 24th, 79 AD, the explosion of Mount Vesuvius, an explosion of lava, ash, gas, pumice and lapillus that destroyed everything in Pompeii, and then it has been buried for more than 1000 years. After the visit of Pompeii, travel towards Mount Vesuvius to Vini Vesuvius, a family owned winery on the slopes of Vesuvius. Guided tour of vineyards followed by a tasting of three wines; white, red and rose’ and a light lunch including varieties of sausages, cheeses, biscotti, olives and seasonal vegetables plus Vesuvius oil and “bruschetta” and desert accompanied with the dessert wine, Passito. After lunch proceed to Mt. Vesuvius, the mountain formed 25,000 years ago that has erupted many times in prehistory and since 79 AD is believed to have erupted 42 more times, the last recorded in 1944. Come back to Sorrento. Overnight.
Day 3: Private Cruise – Amalfi
Breakfast at the hotel. Meet your driver and transfer to Sorrento Private Marina. As your crew will welcome you onboard, you will be given a tour of your Private Yacht. Today you will enjoy the fascinating cruise spectacle of the Amalfi Coast, visiting Vietri sul Mare, Cetara, Erchie, Capo D’orso, Maiori, Minori, Atrani, Amalfi, Conca dei Marini, Furore Fjord, Praiano, Marina di Praia, Positano. At sunset you will dock in Amalfi with a suggested evening at Ravello’s music festival or a romantic Amalfi waterfront dinner sampling local Italian cuisine. Overnight on board or to the exclusive NH Convento hotel in Amalfi. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Private Cruise – Positano
Breakfast in Amalfi and a suggested visit of Amalfi’s beautiful Sant’Andrea cathedral in the most atmospheric square in Italy – Amalfi’s Piazza Duomo. Once back onboard, you can enjoy a swim at the legendary Li Galli Islands and lunch at a seaside restaurant directly approachable, on your Amalfi Coast private motor-yacht to Nerano’s Marina del Cantone, known among locals for its village delicacies. In the afternoon you will leave the Amalfi Coast behind, and cruise from Sant’Agata ai Due Golfi and Massa Lubrense, on the Sorrento Coast and along the Punta Campanella to indulge in a relaxing Sorrento Coast cruise with its sheer cliffs and quiet coves of Marina della Lobra. At sunset the captain will cruise back along the Amalfi Coast for an unforgettable night docked in Positano. Night on board or to the exclusive San Pietro Hotel in Positano, Relais and Chateaux.
Day 5: Private Cruise – Capri Island
And after Positano, there is Capri… the chic shopping, the jet set lifestyle and all the seasideisland Capri glamour this Italian island is famous for. But Capri’s incredible natural topography and stunning Capri harbors are best viewed via a private boat cruise, and today your morning will begin with a circumnavigation of Capri viewing all the island’s breath-taking majesty with your Premium Charter Italia captain at the helm of your luxury motor-yacht. You will experience Capri’s megayacht enclave of Marina Piccola, spear through Capri’s iconic Faraglioni Rocks, and visit all Capri’s grottoes – the Blue Grotto or Grotta Azzurra, the White Grotto, Green Grotto, Devil’s Grotto, L’arco Naturale and the Grotta Meravigliosa. With Capri’s Monte Solaro soaring above, the captain can drop anchor at many of these crystal clear enclaves for swimming or relaxing onboard. You may disembark in the afternoon in Capri’s Marina Grande. Capri’s main port is filled with mega-yachts from all over the globe juxtaposed with typical Capri wooden fishing boats for a gorgeous Italian maritime scene. We have suggested visiting Capri in the afternoon as all the day-trippers will have left, and Capri island will be yours and return to the locals to enjoy a sunset aperitivo in Capri’s distinguished Piazzetta. Capri by night… there really is nothing more exclusive. Night on board or at the exclusive Capri Tiberio Palace, 5 star hotel.
Day 6: Private Cruise – Capri island
Capri is only eight miles from Sorrento and with 30 minutes of cruising you can dip straight into Sorrento’s cosmopolitan lifestyle and its varied shopping for the morning. Or simply spend the day exploring Capri and its village of Anacapri, the island’s little sister village up on the mountain with its Capri artisan stores, Axel Munthe’s Villa San Michele gardens and Italian antiquity museum, and the famed Capri chairlift. Cruise to one of Capri’s seaside restaurant for a long lunch in luxury surrounds, or simply relax onboard and conserve your energy for another Capri by night experience. Night on board or at the exclusive Capri Tiberio Palace, 5 star hotel.
Day 7: Private Cruise – Ischia island
A special Italian island is on today’s cruise charter itinerary: Ischia, the island of thermals, of gardens, and of indulgent relaxation. Breakfast in Sant’Angelo d’Ischia in a chic café on the marina will start the day and afterwards you may visit Sant’Angelo’s Aphrodite Apollon Thermal Spa Park to indulge the senses with 12 therapeutic sea-water thermal hydro-pools, beauty salon, sauna and restaurants spilling across various levels to the Ischia sea. A volcanic hot-rock Ischia massage is also recommended. From the thermal spa’s private jetty, you can reboard as you wish and cruise to another Ischia marina to explore: Forio, Casamicciola, Lacco Ameno and Ischia Porto. Night on board or at the exclusive Hotel Mezzatorre Resort & Spa*****.
Day 8: Private Cruise – Procida Island
After your night docked in Ischia, you cannot miss a visit to the nearby Neapolitan island of Procida. Procida is not on the tourist map, so you can rest assured of an authentic Italian island experience, and rub shoulders with the locals. Take a small walk through myriad streets fanning out from Provider’s main port, and soak up the island’s colorful heritage. You will reboard for a swim in one of Provider’s pretty coves, and in the afternoon cruise to Ischia to spend another night in one of Ischia’s myriad marinas. Night on board or at the exclusive Hotel Mezzatorre Resort & Spa*****.
Day 9: Naples Departure
Breakfast on board. Unfortunately it is time to say Arrivederci. Come back to Naples port and private transfer to Naples Airport.