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Address: Piazza Flavio Gioia, Positano, Italy

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Ordinary beach but amazing views from the sea

The beach itself is very average. It is small and crowded with grey, uncomfortable pebbles which are not all pleasant to walk or lie on. There are many private operators on the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

The beach itself is very average. It is small and crowded with grey, uncomfortable pebbles which are not all pleasant to walk or lie on. There are many private operators on the beach where you can hire lounge chairs and umbrellas. I don't mind if there is perhaps one or two on a beach but this beach has been taken... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Well, I have seen better beaches, but the views just could not be more spectacular. From the beach, you can get a clear and unobstructed vista of the beautiful hill town, crystal clear water, brightly colored boats, lovely picteresque old buildings hanging over the sea...There are plenty of cozy cafes and restaurants around; we picked one of them and stopped... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Yep, it's a tourist trap. The walk from the main road (SS163) will take you past numerous restaurants, hotels, and gift shops. Feel free to shop and enjoy! I felt there was a good mix of Italians and tourists, but you'll notice more than a few tour buses from all over. But seriously, the views are INCREDIBLE. Put your feet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This has to be the most beautiful place in the world. The water is blue, clean and not freezing like in Australia. The best part is the view of the hills as you lie on your sun lounge. There are many tourists but I didn't find it overcrowded. There are heaps of places to eat along the shore and we... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The main beach where everything happens in Positano. The sand is dark, which was weird for us, but the place is easy to find and with food and service available.

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Los Altos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

A bit unassuming at first as you walk out on the beach with is rocky, gravely surface underfoot. Heading out to the waterline to dip your toes in the water. After looking out at the yachts and oh so blue waters, you think, eh...this is pretty nice. And then, you turn around. MY GOOD NESS! The view looking back on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We spent a lunch here after driving down the Amalfi Coast. Was a nice peaceful lunch overlooking the beach. The wining passage ways that lead you here are really cute. Beware of parking costs but I don't think this can be avoided.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

when you first walk onto this town beach its not to good with its gravely black sand and pebbles.The waters nice and clean but when you turn back around and look at positano all around you like a stage sett and its church practicly on the beach you soon forget about the boring old sand.the veiw is fantastic and you... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We took a half day in Positano and grabbed a couple of sun beds while enjoying the pebbly beach and incredible views of Positano behind us. Even if you are hard to please, the views of the town behind you are amazing. Just the landscape alone makes this place a must see! I wouldn't recommend much more than a day... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

As Positano itself an expensive crowded place this beach is no different. Parking was 25 EUR for the day, not worth it.

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