If you are after loads of sunshine, superb views and top-notch food, then a holiday to Sorrento will tick all the right boxes. Nestling on the edge of a cliff-top with sheer drops into the sea, this enchanting town enjoys a superb location looking out over the Bay of Naples towards Mount Vesuvius. Little wonder it's the most popular summer holiday destination on the Neapolitan Riviera. Life in Sorrento is based around Piazza Tasso, the main square, which is fringed with cafes and restaurants. Piazza Tasso is the splendid spot for a morning cappuccino or to experience the Italian pasta dishes at lunchtime or evening. After sunset the square transforms somewhat with immaculately coiffed young Italians pulling up on their Vespas to hit the late night bars. Not far from here you'll find a part of town called the Drains. Don't be put off by the name. It's actually a maze of Medieval alleyways laced with tempting trattorias and artisan shops selling things like bottles of limoncello and inlaid wood. Of course, if you want to get out and about, Sorrento's a great base for venturing to the Neaoliton Riviera. Places like Pompeii, Capri and the Amalfi Coast are all within easy travelling distance. If you choose to holiday in Sorrento, you're certainly in for a treat. And what about accommodation options? There's plenty to select from. If it's a luxury break in Sorrento that you're after, the Grand Hotel Ambasciatori is our recommendation. Another popular property is the Grand Hotel Capodimonte, known for its breathtaking views. And then there's the Grand Hotel Flora, the Hotel La Solara, the Hotel Bristol…to name but a few. So, whether you fancy receiving some serious 5 star treatment or are just looking to grab a last minute holiday to Sorrento, this superb resort is sure to capture your heart.
The charming resort of Sorrento is to be found on the Neapolitan Riviera. The Neapolitan Riviera is nestles around the Bay of Naples and some believe it occupies the most idyllic spot in the Mediterranean. Vistas over the bay of Naples provide stunning views towards Capri and Mount Vesuvius in one of the most attractive spots in the Mediterranean.
With intimate sandy beaches and a wealth of ancient history there is plenty to keep you busy. For those who like a little retail therapy, Corso Italia in Sorrento offers everything you could want. It offers an array of boutiques and designer stores, so don't miss out on a trip to this popular and dazzling walkway. If you're after that that essential pair of shoes there's plenty of choice.
When it comes to food the Neapolitan Riviera pulls out all the stops. Relax in a little piazza, order an espresso and settle down for some serious people watching. Or perhaps search out a chic restaurant and enjoy a sumptuous meal. Whatever your choice there will be a bar or restaurant to suit you.
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