A 7 days itinerary on the Gulf of Naples and Amalfi coast

DAY 1) Naples - Procida - Ischia (16nm)

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The yacht will start her charter from her beautiful home port Marina di Stabia. After a little welcome cocktail , guests
will accomodate and the Captain will direct your yacht to sunny and colorful Island of Procida.

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the smallest of the Flegrean Islands, situated between the mainland and the larger island of Ischia, just a few miles.
The island is full of colours, simple and brightful.

The most picturesque and charming spot is the Coricella. This is a thin sliver of waterfront backed by a cliff made
of colourfull fishermen's houses . Your yacht will anchor in a nice bay on the north-western shore, Cala del Pozzo Vecchio, a scenic round bay beneath cliffs, where part of the movie Il Postino was filmed or just near la Coricella . Guests will relax, take a swim and have lunch before leaving to one of the many anchorages or to a Marina in ISCHIA, the big green island, in the port of Casamicciola or in the little village of Forio. Here we will stop for the evening that comes alive there with a vibrant movida.

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DAY 2) Ischia - Sorrento (18nm)

After a nice lazy breakfast guests will discover the large, sprawling green island. As well as sandy beaches
and blue sea, the island also boasts natural thermal springs with healing properties and the SPA com
plexes which are another major holiday attraction. Ischia is famous for its warm waters, which
welcome visitors to its animated ports. Ischia is part of a large volcanic area that was very active in the
distant past and its rocks and mountains bear witness to their volcanic formation. Your Captain will show
you the splendid Castello Aragonese and Forio on the west coast of the island, Lacco Ameno in the north
west and the lovely village of Sant’Angelo, in the South side of the island, the most characteristic . A small
isthmus, alongside a packed beach, connects the mainland to a rocky outcrop, which was once topped by
a tower. In Roman times, the island belonged to the Emperor Augustus who took a fancy to it, and swappe
d it for his island of Ischia and, his successor Tiberius, made it his home when Rome became too hot to
hold him. You can still visit the ruins of his villas, and appreciate the spell that charmed the Emperors. After a
nice cold sophisticated lunch under the shade of aft cockpit , guests will relax, take a swim do some snorkeling or
watersports and then on late afternoon leave to the so well known town of Sorrento directed to the old harbour.

DAY 3) Sorrento - Capri (10 nm)

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Sorrento is situated on a plain above the sea, overlooking the Bay of Naples. The view from Sorrento stretc
hes back to the north, encompassing the Vesuvius, the city of Naples, and the island of Ischia. After breakfast may be you would like to make a walk around the village and make some shopping and when back to your Sabea Mea you will finally leave Sorrento to reach Capri which is by far, the most beautiful of the Flegrean Islands, and with good reason.

The Isle of Capri is famed as a classy and beautiful holiday destination. It's an island of myths, ranging t
hrough Sirens charming seafarers, ancient Roman feasts, dreamy seaviews, 1950’s celebrities in big sunglasses, a
nd lazy summer evenings spent browsing in exclusive boutiques alongside the world's elite. Capri is known throughout the world as the blue island for the hues of its water under its hovering cliffs, the lovely shade of the sky and the charming villas and gardens. The principal Capri attraction is the island itself; its views, its rocky seashores and its scenic charm atmosphere. People love the combination of island simplicity, natural beauty and busy glitz. If you stay overnight, you'll find a different Capri. After the last daytrippers leave, a kind of exclusive peace settles over the island and you who are privileged to stay overnight, may be will like to go ashore for an evening passeggiata, or for a drink on the famous Piazzetta and may be have dinner in one of the many exclusive restaurants… may be da Paolino. A must is finishing with a glass of home made Limoncello before going back to your yacht that will be anchored in a lovely bay or if you are lucky enought to find a berth, in the nice and exclusive Marina Grande.

DAY 4) Capri – Capri

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Waking up in Capri has some magic. Our Stewardess will pamper you with an exquisite breakfast with her home made bread and pastries and the Captain will propose you the plan of the day which will be all dedicated to this marvellous island. You will either visit the many famous coves as the Grotta Azzurra (blu grotto) and have a swim and lunch at the south side of the Faraglioni or at the white and blu beach restaurant Il Riccio which owns a Michelin star.

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After a lunch made by the best products of the sea and by the local orchards, according to your preferences, you
may either relax under the sun, playing with water toys or just move to visit Punta Carena and Marina Piccola
and circumnavigate the entire island reaching Punta Massullo where you may have a look at the oustanding red colored Villa Malaparte (one of the best examples of italian modern and contemporary architecture just in the middle of the rock!). Coming back to your berth in Marina Grande you may want to go ashore and reach Anacapri to visit the Villa Jovis (the largest of the twelve Tiberian villas in Capri). At night you will releax and have dinner on board under the lights of this magnificent place dreaming of your next trip to Positano on the following day.

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DAY 5) Capri – Nerano - Positano - (12 nm)

Just a few miles separate Capri from Punta Campanella which opens to the the Amalfi Coast here known as “La Costiera”. From this point on you will experience the beauty of the sea and the softness of the agrume’s perfumed and colorful coast. After a stop for swimming and lunch in the lovely bay of Jeranto and Marina del Cantone in Nerano where you could also go for lunch to the renowed restaurant da Maria Grazia and enjoy the spaghetti and zucchini that have made this simple place so famous. After lunch and a good neapolitan coffe, your Sabea Mea will head to the enchanting Positano where, if the sea will allow, the yacht will anchor for the night. The writer John Steinbeck said about Positano: “It is a dream place that isn't quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone”. The pastel colours - primrose, pink, terracotta, peach and white - give the town a theatrical aspect that couldn't be mistaken for anywhere else. Many are the villas and the 5 stars hotels that overlook the clear blu waters. One of them the fascinating Villa tre Ville, a private eden that belonged to italian theatre/movie director Franco Zeffirelli, surrounded by lush gardens and secluded terraces where you may have a drink at sunset or stay for dinner and enjoy the magic of the Positano’s
nights, one of the jewel of Italy fabled Amalfi Coast.

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You may also like to visit the village tiny streets and the many stairs sided by lot of small shops selling famous handmade sandals, beachwear (do not forget to visit the irresistible Antica Sartoria, one of those shops that ‘s very hard to walk out with empty hands), colorful local hearthenware and antiques.

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DAY 6) Positano, Amalfi, Li Galli, Amalfi - (10 nm)

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From Positano , after a rich breakfast composed by local huge pastries and filled croissants, your Captain will head the yacht to visit the Archipelago of Li Galli (the Roosters) comprised of 3 little islands just in front of Positano.
Several sirens were said to have inhabited the islands that were also an ancient roman anchorage. One of them, Gallo Lungo, has been a property of russian coreographer Massine and of the dancer Rudolf Nureyef who spent his last years in the oustanding beauty of the place.

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Now the islands are part of the Protected Marine Area of Punta Campanella. Ater lunch, some swimming and relax in one of the many enchanting beaches around Positano, the Sabea Mea will direct to Amalfi

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where the yacht will be moored at the pontoon for the night. You might either choose to visit the town with its impressive Cathedral, a 9th century Roman Catholic structure in the Piazza del Duomo, or going up for a 6 km road, to the amazing sophisticated Ravello, visit the gardens and then stop at sunset for an aperitiv or dinner at the Rossellini’s in the Terrazza Belvedere of the historical Palazzo Avino, a 12th century private villa, overlooking the whole Amalfi Coast, for an unforgettable authentic and creative Italian meal.

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DAY 7) Amalfi - Sant'Angelo d’Ischia-Naples (20 nm)

The next day, on your way back to Ischia Sabea Mea will pass again along Positano, Nerano, Punta Campanella and
may be you would like to anchor and have a a nice lunch on board and practice some water sports or just relax in one
of the many beaches. At afternoon your Captain will head to the south side of the green island to the nice tiny harbor
of the picturesque Sant’ Angelo d’Ischia and, this time, the yacht will spend the night there. Sant’ Angelo, an ancient fishing village and now popular destination for international tourism, is actually the jewel of the Island of Ischia and it is famous for its square, its narrow colorful streets and its silent and discrete charm.

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DAY 8 ) Sant’Angelo d’Ischia – Naples

This is the day of desembark, embraces, last photos and after breakfast the yacht will head again to Naples where the
crew will wish you all the best and a driver will wait at the quay to bring you to your next adventure in Italy or … back
home with the blue and the timeless charm of the Amafi Coast still in your eyes for long long time.

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Don’t forget to bring back home:

1) a bottle of homemade Limoncello di Capri
2) a dress of the Antica Sartoria in Positano and
3) a pair of sandals made in Capri!

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