We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Spiaggia del Fornillo

Positano, Italy
Improve this listing
87%
Ranked #3 of 9 Attractions in Positano
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Owner description: This stretch of coastline has often been described as the most beautiful in the entire...
More attraction details
Attraction details
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Owner description: This stretch of coastline has often been described as the most beautiful in the entire Mediterranean. One afther another, green and rocky mountainsp lunge dramatically into the mediterranean blue sea. The famouse Amalfi Coast road clings to the mountainsides revealing a succession of picturebook wiews 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.

Hotels near Spiaggia del Fornillo

Write a Review

382 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    181
    152
    41
    6
    2
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Tahoe City, California
Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
61 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

While in Positano at the end of October for five days, we asked hotel staff about the beaches nearby. We wanted to spend a very relaxing day in the sun and ocean for the afternoon. Staff recommended we walk to Fornillo Beach. There are many more beaches near Positano and transport can be had via water taxi from Spiaggia Grande.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Escape from the tourist masses, walk 10 minutes and find yourself on a small, almost private-like beach without the clutter and loud noises.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Newcastle, Australia
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Quite a busy, bustling restaurant in Positano. Service was ok, as was the food - I can't really say more than that. It didn't get us excited, and it didn't make us grumpy either. Which makes it fairly pricy for average fare. It had none of the little touches that some Italian restaurants have - like a free tot of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Gainesville, Fl
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
25 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful place to relax, people watch, and appreciate that you are relaxing along the Amalfi Coast! The beach is rocky, but do you really care?

Was this review helpful? Yes
Australia
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Sea kayaking, cheap sun loungers and clean and tidy. Great experience. Short walk to the main part of Positano. Love it

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Mateo, California, United States
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is what people were calling the local beach. It was more quiet and peaceful. I enjoyed swimming, having some pulpo stew and peach wine spritzer at the small beach shop, and laying on the lounge chairs. The beach snack shop will run you up to the main beach for free via boat after.

Was this review helpful? Yes
nj
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The beach was very pretty and not too crowded but you may want to bring along water shoes because it is rocky.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Atlanta, Georgia
Top Contributor
448 reviews 448 reviews
196 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The water here is nice and clean. Just note: the beach is pebbly/rocky. There are plenty of great restaurants (and they are not overly priced) close by so when you get hungry you can grab something to eat or grab some gelato. You can rent chairs and your hotel should provide you with a beach towel.

Was this review helpful? Yes
North Reading, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Not much to say here except that there is nothing better than sunning or swimming on a Positano beach.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Florida
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
41 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Short walk from the main beach (Spiaggia Grande) area is well worth the effort, with a slight incline walkway and then stairs down to the beach. Beautiful serenity hard to find elsewhere on the coast. Restaurants overlooking the beach are a romantic treat.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Spiaggia del Fornillo also viewed

Positano, Amalfi Coast
Positano, Amalfi Coast
 

Been to Spiaggia del Fornillo? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Spiaggia del Fornillo staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?