With its little pastel-hued villages terraced into hillsides, filled with hidden spots, precipitous corniche roads, luxuriant gardens and captivating views of the Mediterranean Sea, the Amalfi Coast it appears to be one of the most romantic Italy honeymoon destinations. It is a landscape that once you see it, becomes unforgettable as it is the perfect setting for an Italy honeymoon, surrounded by all the charms and warmth of southern Italy. While you’ll find romance around just about every corner, here are 10 romantic things to do and places to visit during your Italy honeymoon on the Amalfi Coast.

1. Spend a day exploring Positano

Positano is a true paradise for honeymooners. A dramatic cliff side setting with popular beaches and colorfully painted buildings, Positano is one of the most romantic villages on the Amalfi Coast. Spend a day visiting the famous fashion boutiques enjoying the sun in style or simply exploring the winding passageways and sampling local specialties of the Amalfi Coast in a beach-side restaurant.

 

2. Hire a boat and explore the Amalfi Coast

Get away from the crowds on the beaches and discover the splendor of the Amalfi Coast from the sea by hiring a boat for the day. Boats can be rented for daily use in many towns on the Amalfi Coast, including Positano and Amalfi, and it’s the perfect way to see the tiny coves and hidden beaches that are only accessible via small boat. You can also arrange a private boat tour, if you’re not comfortable navigating yourself. By that way you can enjoy the beauty of the Amalfi Coast without a care in the world! Follow the coastline all the way to the tip and you can look across to the romantic island of Capri in the distance.

 

3. Enjoy a breathtaking view from the Villa Cimbrone in Ravello

Situated high in the mountains above the Amalfi Coast, the quiet town of Ravello is a popular choice for honeymooners. This pretty village has two historic villas with gardens to explore – the Villa Rufolo and the Villa Cimbrone. While both are romantic settings to enjoy together, there is one view you won’t want to miss. Visit the Villa Cimbrone and follow the garden pathways to the Terrace of Infinity for unforgettable views of the Amalfi Coast.

 

4. Soak up the Sun in Nerano

With a long and beautiful beach overlooking a pretty harbor, excellent beachside restaurants and a more secluded location, the village of Nerano near the very tip of the Sorrento Peninsula is a romantic setting for a honeymoon on the Amalfi Coast. If you want to relax, you can grab a gelato and just sit and watch the boats and ferries come in from the ocean or grab your swim suit and jump into the cool waters!

 

5. Go for a Hike together above Amalfi

One of the best ways to experience the other side of the Amalfi Coast is by hiking and walking in the green-swathed mountains. You don’t have to go very far from Amalfi or Ravello to enjoy a scenic walk that is not too challenging to enjoy the tranquility and natural beauty of the Amalfi Coast. Enjoy a hike from the quiet village of Scala down through lemon groves and sleepy hamlets to Amalfi.

 

6. Enjoy a day trip to Capri

The Isle of Capri is an enchanting island which is a 30 minute boat ride from the Positano beach.  It’s most famously known for its panoramic views and crystal clear waters the island of Capri is one of the top Italy honeymoon destinations. A hot spot for celebrities and tourists alike this beautiful island can be reached easily with a scenic boat ride from Amalfi or Positano. Take the chairlift to the top of Monte Solaro in Anacapri where you can see the beautiful Sorrento Peninsula and across the bay to Naples.

 

7. Enjoy the sunset in Praiano or Positano

Enjoying the sunset together is one of the most romantic ways to spend an evening on the Amalfi Coast. For the best views, find a spot in the village of Praiano just east of Positano or enjoy an aperitivo while watching the sunset from the beach in Positano. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the pretty colors!

 

8. Visit the Cloister of Paradise at Amalfi’s Cathedral

Built in the 13th century at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Amalfi, the Cloister of Paradise is one of the most peaceful spots in Amalfi. Step inside and be transported back in time as you visit the whitewashed cloister with delicate marble columns, see the treasures at the Cathedral Museum and visit the nave of the church. After exploring the church, enjoy a gelato on the grand staircase while watching the busy piazza life below.

 

9. Spend the day at a small beach on the Amalfi Coast

If the larger beaches in Amalfi or Positano are too busy for your taste, just take one of the small boats to one of the more isolated and romantic beaches on the Amalfi Coast. Many have excellent restaurants overlooking the sea where you can enjoy a leisurely lunch. A romantic choice is the beautiful and rocky beach of Santa Croce just a short boat ride from Amalfi.

 

10. Go ceramic shopping in Vietri sul Mare

Well known for its streets lined with ceramic shops, the village of Vietri sul Mare is a charming spot to spend a day shopping for that perfect set of Italian dishes for your new home. Every time to sit down to eat together you’ll be reminded of your Amalfi Coast honeymoon.

 

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