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Address: 84017, Positano, Italy
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+39 334 814 8254
08:00 - 19:00
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This stretch of coastline has often been described as the most beautiful in...

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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Awesome Beach away for the crowds

This beach is a perfect reprieve from the main beach of Positano that is always jam packed, especially on weekends. It's an easy walk along the path along the mountain to get down... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Maria C
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is a perfect reprieve from the main beach of Positano that is always jam packed, especially on weekends. It's an easy walk along the path along the mountain to get down to Fornillo, and for the few extra minutes it takes and less crowds, so worth it. I always prefer coming to this beach over the main beach,... More 

Thank Maria C
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The beach is relaxing and lovely. Restaurants are close by so you can have the day at the beach and finish with a cold drink and beautiful dinner.?

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We loved Positano! Just not the bus trip there! Should've taken a boat. Lots of walking up and down stairs in hot July weather too! So many great shops but the food we had in Positano was some of the best gelato, coffee and cake we had in Italy! Delicious! The beach was so hard to swim in as the... More 

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Dolphin Point, NSW
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Fantastic weather and climate is just perfect for taking a relaxing day at the beach. Tax thongs / sandles as the rocks are killers on this no sand beach. A lot more comfortable than the main beach and just a short stroll around the headland.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a smaller beach than the main beach in Positano. If you want less crowds and a quieter beach give this a try.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

About a 10-minute walk from town, but if you're not prepared to walk you shouldn't have come to Positano. Water shoes were a great idea to handle the stoney beach and access the water, which was very clean and deepened gradually. Reasonably priced lounges and umbrellas in front of a selection of very reasonably priced beachfront restaurants. Fairly quiet and... More 

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Alstead, NH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

One of the best days from a 10 day tour of Italy was our day spent on Fornillo beach. My husband and I, with our 1 year old son strapped to us via baby carrier, trekked down the steps after taking the short bus ride from Sorrento. It was a quiet Tuesday with very few beach goers. We rented the... More 

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Troon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Although we visited Positano at the start of the low season, it was still quite busy, heading to Spiaggia del Fornilla was a good idea to get away from the crowds of the Spiaggia Grande. There were a few bars along the beach, and the water and beach were very clean. It was quite rocky though. We hired 2 sun... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The walk from Spiaggia Grande to Spiaggia Fornillo was lovely and passed a Saracen tower converted to hotel. The beach is quiet and clean and there's a nice walk by a waterfall on the way.

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Lake Mary, FL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely day at Fornillo. We liked that it is less crowded than Spiaggia Grande. But, it is all self serve.

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