Built on the cliffs that hover over the Bay of Naples is charming and colorful Sorrento. The waterfront city is lively and features striking architecture and many cafés and restaurants, all within an easy walk from your vacation rental. Fine wine, excellent coffee and locally produced gastronomic delights are available from this laid-back, but elegant vacation city. The people are hospitable and warm, the town is small and spirited and the ability to enjoy the simple and fine things in life is refined to an art.
Piazzo Tasso (Plaza Tasso) is in the heart of Sorrento and everyone in the town comes out at night to walk around the plaza, meet friends and enjoy the nightlife.. Stroll along the narrow side streets where you can find the more colorful local food, pizza places, drinks, shopping and clubs, all within easy walking distance from your vacation rental. While here visit the Guarracino Fruit Bar with high quality cocktails and drinks made from fresh fruits; its outstanding décor makes the bar unique. Sorrento has many choices of homes, apartments and villas available for vacation rental and all close to this wonderful plaza.
Sorrento has a handy hop-on, hop-off bus tour of the city and the surrounding area with daily departures and frequent stops villa. Pamper yourself at the Ulysses Wellness Center; soak or get a massage. And don’t miss one of Sorrento’s unexpected treasures – the hidden valley that houses an old water mill and waterfalls right near the main plaza.
Dining is incredible as the ingredients are fresh. - Ristorante S. Antonino is a local favorite for excellent, fresh cuisine and known for mouthwatering pizzas. Circolo dei Forestieri has famous pasta and a beautiful open air dining balcony with views of the Bay of Naples. Before returning to your vacation home, stop by the Banana Split, a family-run bar with friendly service, a cozy atmosphere and good music.
There are many spectacular day trips to take from your vacation villa, including Vesuvius Mountain, the Herculaneum ruins, the Amalfi coast or Positano. For anyone who loves to cook or loves Italian food, try The Sorrento Cooking School. The recipes are amazing and the environment is both informative and fun. Learn how to make delicious gelato by taking a course at Gelateria David. Take a tour at the Caseificio Michelangelo (Michelangelo Cheese Factory) where you’ll learn the process of making cheese, make your own mozzarella, enjoy a tasting and a light lunch amongst the fragrant orange trees.
You will not run out of things to do in Sorrento, Campania; the money you save on renting an economical villa, home or apartment will ensure your enjoyment of the finer things that Sorrento has to offer.