AMALFI COAST & CAPRI LUXURY CRUISE 9 days
Day 1: NAPLES ARRIVAL – SORRENTO: Welcome to Naples! Upon arrival at the airport please proceed to collect your luggage inside the customs area. Just outside this area meet your driver who will transfer you to your charming hotel in Sorrento: Hotel Bellevue Syrene, Relais and part of the Chateaux chain, five star hotel peaking on the waves, with terraces dominating the Gulf of Naples and a postcard Vesuvius in the background: The Bellevue Syrene, one of Sorrento’s well-known hotels, is 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 with breathtaking sunsets and 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 the hotel.
Day 2: POMPEII AND MT VESUVIUS WITH WINE TASTING AND LUNCH: Breakfast at the Hotel. Meet your driver at the lobby for a full day excursion to Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius. After Pompeii, travel towards Mount Vesuvius to Vini Vesuvius, a family owned winery on the slopes of Vesuvius. Tour the 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 dessert accompanied with a 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. It’s still active and one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world, mostly because 3,000,000 people are living in the immediate area. Late afternoon return to your hotel. Overnight in Sorrento.
Day 3: PRIVATE CRUISE – AMALFI: Breakfast at the Hotel. Meet your driver at the lobby for a Private Transfer to Sorrento's Private Marina. As your crew will welcome you onboard, you will be given a tour of your Private Yacht. Once settled in, your Magical Cruise will commence. Are you ready? Today you will enjoy the fascinating cruise spectacle of our 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.
Day 4: PRIVATE CRUISE – POSITANO: Breakfast in Amalfi and a suggested visit to 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 amongst locals for its village delicacies. In the afternoon you will leave the Amalfi Coast behind, and cruise Sant’Agata ai Due Golfi e 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 Il San Pietro di Postano, 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 seaside island 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 mega-yacht 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 the 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 to 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 to 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 Ischia’s Sant’Angelo in a chic café on the marina will kick 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 to 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 colourful 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 to the exclusive Hotel Mezzatorre Resort & Spa.
Day 9: NAPLES DEPARTURE: Breakfast on board. Unfortunately, it is time to say Arrivederci. This morning enjoy a Private Transfer to Naples Airport or any departing port of choice.
HOTELS OR SIMILAR
Sorrento: Hotel Bellevue Syrene, Relais and Chateaux chain, 5 stars
6 nights on Private Motor Yacht 47 foot
2 nights in bed & breakfast; 6 nights on Private Motor Yacht 47 foot including skipper English speaking and crew, fuel, port tax, soft drinks on board, breakfast, bed and bath linen. Skipper will prepare meals on board during the entire cruise. It is possible to have a real chef with a supplement of € 250,00 per day; Airport transfers by Mercedes S-class From Naples airport to Hotel in Sorrento; Private car and guide for Full day guided tour Pompeii and Vesuvius; Visit of the prestigious winery Vini Vesuvus and lunch combining different dishes to different wine; Cruise Itinerary as per program; Dinner in Amalfi restaurant; Private guide for the visit of Amalfi and its Cathedral: Half day excursion Capri Island including private car and guide, entrance to Blue grotto and San Michele villa and gardens; Private car from the harbour to Aphrodite Apollo Thermal Spa Park and vv Entrance to the Thermal Gardent and 1 beauty treatment of 60 minutes; Private car transfer from Naples port to Naples airport.
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
Mooring fees approx. € 350,00 per day; Chef on board € 250,00 per day; Hostess on board € 200,00 per day; Galley; Tips, other personal extras and everything not explicitly mentioned in the paragraph “Tour includes”. Possible accommodation at hotels during the cruise (for who doesn’t want to sleep on board). Hotel Package € 2.720,00 per person in double room including :
1 Night at Amalfi: NH CONVENTO, 5***** or similar
1 Night in Positano: San Pietro di Postano, Relais and Chateaux, ***** or similar
2 Night in Capri Island at Capri Tiberio Palace, 5*****
2 Night in Ischia Ischia Island at Mezzatorre Resort & Spa 5***** or similar
Everything not mentioned at “Price includes”.