The Amalfi Coast, a 50-kilometer stretch of magnificent coastline, is situated in the northern part of the Salerno Gulf on the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is also on the southern edge of the Sorrentine Peninsula. Perfectly located in the Province of Salerno, Campania region, the best way to explore and discover the wonders of this UNESCO World Heritage Site is when you rent a sailboat in Amalfi Coast without skipper. Many sailors come this way almost all year round because of the calm and beautiful sea and the wonderful views all around. You too can enjoy all the Amalfi Coast offers when you sail throughout the area.
There are a total of thirteen villages and towns in the Amalfi Coast. All of them have something special to offer. So when you are traveling on a sailboat without a skipper, make sure that you’re writing your itinerary in advance. There’s so much to see and visit and it would be hard to pick just one or two best places to go to. So you must see them all! Thankfully, it is very convenient to travel in this area when you have a sailboat. You won’t have to fight for a spot in a ferry boat along with a ton of other tourists. You can sail the lovely blue sea at your own sweet pace and time.
Rent a sailboat in Amalfi Coast without skipper anytime from April to October if you would like to experience the best weather in the area and the wonderful views all around. All those months are ideal for tourists but most of them would arrive sometime in July and August – these two months are when Amalfi Coast is a little too crowded. If you would like to avoid this crowd, you can visit sometime in May or September instead – the climate is still lovely but there aren’t as many tourists around.
Positano is the most popular holiday destinations in the Amalfi Coast. Its vertical landscape made it a very breathtaking view especially if you’re looking at it from the sea right on your sailboat. The white houses of the locals are built along the mountain slope, following the structure of the mountain and creating such a wonderful effect. This area is also very famous for the locals’ incredible skills in making handmade sandals using authentic leather materials. Modo Positano, clothes made with linen and cotton, are also very popular local products too.
Amalfi, where Amalfi Coast got its name, is also a very famous destination that you should visit when you rent a sailboat in Amalfi Coast without skipper. It is situated in the opening of the Valle dei Mulini. There are also clusters of white houses on the cliffside of the Amalfi, making it such a sight to behold especially when you are viewing it from the sea. There’s the Cathedral of St. Andrew right in the main square, the bell tower, Cloister of Paradise, some museums and ancient architecture as well.
When visiting Amalfi Coast, take the chance to have a taste of genuine Italian wine and some of the best Italian cuisines made by the locals. This will surely be a gastronomic experience especially when you pass by the fishing village of Cetara, where there’s plenty of fresh tuna and the culinary specialty of the locals, anchovy sauce!
Find the best boats for rent for your visit. You simply need some experience and a sailing license when you want to rent a sailboat in Amalfi Coast without skipper. All the boats you will see on Sailogy are priced reasonably and have undergone safety inspections as well.