The hotel is almost 800 metres far from the centre of Sorrento and 600 metres from the beach, both easily reachable on foot; moreover, you can take the line buses and the Circumvesuviana trains of Sorrento and Sant’Agnello in few minutes.
It is surely the ideal destination for those who do not want to limit themselves to a mere amusement holiday.
In fact, Pompeii and Herculaneum, where you can visit the most famous archaeological sites, are, by land, respectively 25 and 35 kilometres away from it, whilst Positano and the Amalfi Coast are almost 15 kilometres away, easily reachable by going along the state street crossing it where small villages, sights and views between sea and hills of incomparable beauty, follow one another.
Capri and the Punta Campanella – the enchanting promontory dividing the Gulf of Naples from the Gulf of Salerno – are surely among the most pleasant excursions, besides a visit to the Vesuvius, a bit more than half an hour from it, and finally to the wonderful Naples, with its enchanting views, the historical centre, with its colours and tastes.
Sorrento is in the middle of a coastline that, besides a number of islands, offers plenty of magnificent places for their naturalistic and landscape value, as well as important historical sites . Not to forget the park around the most famous volcano in the world and the surronding nature. We are in one of the most appreciated areas in the world. World famous islands such as Capri and Ischia, with their exclusive athmosperes, their enchanting corners and the beautiful sea. Unforgettable places such as Positano, Amalfi and Ravello or the precious archeological sites extending from Baia to Herculaneum and Pompeii.
HOW TO GET TO SORRENTO BY PLANE:
The nearest airport to Sorrento, only 50 km far, is Capodichino. The airport is linked to the main Italian and European towns by different airlines that, often, propose interesting offers depending on the season of the year. From the airport there are different ways to get to Sorrento. The most comfortable and the cheapest as well, if available at your arrival time, is bus service by Curreri. The bus is just outside the arrival gate and for around 10 euro takes you straight to the train station in Sorrento and in good traffic condition it takes about one hour. Different solutions may be taxi or transfer services that the most agencies in Sorrento offer for a price between 80 and 100 Euro. From the airport there are also buses, taxi and shuttles to the Circumvesuviana rail station from where you can catch the local trains to Sorrento every half hour or to Beverello port from where you catch the hydrofoils and ferries to Sorrento. We suggest you to use these last transports only if you don’t find any better solution as they are little comfortable and tiring.
HOW TO GET THERE BY TRAIN:
The train station Napoli Centrale Piazza Garibaldi of the State Rail is linked to Sorrento by the Circumvesuviana local trains. As soon as you get to Napoli Centrale take the stairs to the underground and you’ll get to the Circumvesuviana station. The price of the ticket is about 4 Euro and you can buy it at the ticket strand or at some newsagent in the station. The journey from Naples takes about one hour and depending on the time, can be more or less comfortable. The trains are infact often crowded but unluckly they represent the fastest and cheapest way to reach Sorrento.
HOW TO GET THERE BY CAR:
Any direction you are coming from take the highway to Naples. Follow the A3 to the Sorrentine Peninsula and take the Castellamare di Stabia exit. From Castellamare drive along the main road for about 23 km. You pass through the villages of Vico Equense, Sant’agnello as far as Sorrento, the last village you find. The state road in the most touristic period, from June to September, can be stucked with traffic and sometimes it takes more than one hour to drive the 23 km from Castellamare to Sorrento.
HOW TO GET THERE BY SEA:
If you are in the town centre of Naples it can be very comfortable to reach Sorrento by sea. There are different hydrofoils and ferries linking Naples to Sorrento. Depending on the transport it takes about 40 minutes to get to Sorrento. The journey is more comfortable than the train one even if more expensive (about the double). The hydrofoils and the ferries get to the port of Sorrento that is about 500 mt far from the town centre. We suggest you to get to the centre by the shuttle buses you find in the little square.