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Fornillo

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This stretch of coastline has often been described as the most beautiful in the entire Mediterranean. One after another, green and rocky mountains plunge dramatically into the Mediterranean blue sea. The famous Amalfi Coast road clings to the...more
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84017, Positano, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Smaller, picturesque and less crowded than the main beach, but an easy walk into town. Some good restaurants in Fornillo itself meant we didn't have to go into to town or book in advance. Stayed at Hotel Dimora Fornillo...would stay again in a heartbeat!!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The smaller of Positano’s beaches, reached by a pretty walk and judging by Italian custom and beach etiquette, a good choice and this time of year. Loved the views, enjoyed the swimming and hospitality.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Not as crowded as the main beach. Couple of casual restaurants and shower and toilet facilities. Short walk from Positano. Our choice when in Positano.

Thank TOPCAT05
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A lovely setting for a day At the beach. Quieter and better value than main beach. Several locals recommended this option! 3-4 various beach clubs offering a mix of features. Chair/umbrella Toilets Shower Changing rooms Bars **several have free water taxi from small dock to...More

Thank traveltarot
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Less crowded, better value, great fresh salads at Pepetto - definitely worth the wander over from the main beach in so many ways. Agree it’s a bit pebbly and harder getting in and out but water shoes do the trick

Thank Maconnor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for the day to relax and chill out, and it was really good. Paid 20 euros for two sunloungers and an umbrella a few rows back from the shore. It's a very pebbly beach. Not too crowded at all. The sea was wonderful...More

Thank GKellyBirmingham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go to this beach because it’s less crowded than Spiaggia Grande. We spent the whole day there drinking beer, bathing and enjoying the sun. It’s way cheaper also, we paid 15 euros for two beach beds and an umbrella, for exactly the...More

Thank fernandamct
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to get to Fornillo beach, by taking the small coastal path from the marina in Positano. Takes about 15 minutes to walk round, not that strenuous. Can also get a complimentary boat from one of the beach bars on Fornillo beach, if using their...More

1  Thank Andy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took a day trip from Rome in August by way of the high speed train to Salerno and a ferry to Positano. I was so glad to have done the research to find out about the smaller beach at Fornillo as the main beach...More

3  Thank Liza N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

About a 10 Minute walk from the main beach but worth it, nicer views, less crowded, 2 restaurants to choose from.. changing rooms, and you can rent chairs and umbrella

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Tamar T
May 29, 2018|
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Response from Lina T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are a couple of bars and restaurants suitable for brunch or lunch... not so much for a fancy dinner.
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vivianwong90
April 25, 2018|
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yes. but not sure if they are reserved for customers of the hotel.
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charinaf958
August 11, 2017|
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Response from richard g | Reviewed this property |
I liked Fornillo.
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