EXPLORING THE SORRENTO COAST BY BOAT
The navigation along the coast will give you the chance to view the Mount Vesuvius and the bay of Naples and the coast of Sorrento and make the best pictures from sea level sailing in the blue Mediterranean water.
Leaving behind the coast the vessel will navigate on the way to Capri. The island is a mix of history, culture and Italian Dolcevita Lifestyle. You can walk through the famous Piazzetta and take a refreshing drink in one of the coolest spots, it is not rare to meet close to your table some of the most famous Hollywood stars, a famous singer or an Italian actor.
DOCKING IN CAPRI BY BOAT OR YACHT
The Isle of Capri was a popular destination for tours and holiday since the age of the Roman Emperor and it is also possible to visit the various Roman Villas as Villa Jovis, the summer villa of Emperor Tiberius, that stands from the eastern hills of the island with our boat trip. Villa San Michele, on the north-east of Anacapri, from which you can admire one of the most beautiful views that Capri offers. It was built close to an ancient chapel dedicated to St. Michele. Today the house is a museum, where you can admire the head of Medusa that used to adorn the Venus Temple in Rome, paintings and statues from the Roman period, the marble bust of the Emperor Tiberius, an authentic Egyptian sphinx and other opera of art collected by Axel Munthe during his expeditions.
The second town of the isle is called Anacapri; very authentic and mostly populated by locals, still preserve the ancient origin of the isle where life is still based on ancient popular traditions.
SAILING ALONG THE COAST IN CAPRI
The coastline of the isle shows some of the most beautiful points of interest as the Faraglioni Rocks, symbol of the isle or the Bay of Marina Piccola, ancient fishermen village, famous for the various restaurants where you can find the freshest seafood of the isle, just catched in the nets from the local fishermen.
The typical local dishes generally contain fresh local fish, shells, lobster and octopus. In addition, the isle gives its name to the ‘caprese’ salad, made with fresh buffalo mozzarella and Sorrentine red tomatoes, with a fresh basil, salt and extra virgin olive oil. The ‘caprese’ cake, on the other hand, is the most famous dessert of the island and is made with almonds and chocolate.
The crystalline waters of Capri are full of marine life and it is not rare to meet local fauna, red marine stars, sea urchins, corals and dolphins.
During the private tour with the boat or with the yacht you have selected, it is possible to walk inside the White grotto and live the magical experience of swimming trough the natural arch of the Green grotto. The captain will anchor in some of the most beautiful bays to give you free time for swimming and snorkelling in the blue water.
While you are kissed by the sun or drinking limoncello under the shade of the sunblind, the captain will show you the monumental lighthouse of Punta Carena, one of the highest and most scenic lighthouses of the Mediterranean Sea. Just after “Il Faro”, famous beach club we will pass in front of the Blue Grotto.
Upon request, it is possible to visit the attraction with our boat tour and enter inside the Grotto with a very small boat to admire all the shades of blue.
The great effect of blue sparkling light inside the grotto depends on the reflection of the sunlight passing under the water and reflecting on the internal walls of the Blue cave.
Entrance fee of EUR 14,00 can be paid directly on the spot.
The tour will end with the return to Naples overlooking the sunset from the boat.