Neapolitan Riviera

Neopolitan Riviera Hotels

The Mediterranean, breath-taking mountain scenery and the romantic setting combine together to make the Neapolitan Riviera one of Europe's fantastic holiday destinations.

How Hot?

Summers in the Neapolitan can be very hot indeed, with temperatures rising well into the 80's in July and August. You can expect at least 10 hours of sunshine in the summer with very little chance of rain. If you don't like it quite so hot why not take a trip from March through to June when temperatures can be between 16ºC and 27ºC (60ºF and 80ºF). March can also be quite wet so make sure you have packed your umbrella.

Temperatures in September, October and November range from 15ºC and 25ºC (59ºF and 77ºF) so it is more bearable and probably a little less crowded too.

Out and About

Set around the Bay of Naples with sparkling blue seas, pine covered hills and towns clinging to the cliff-sides, the Neapolitan Riviera occupies arguably the most picturesque spot in the Mediterranean.

As you can imagine, there are some amazing foods to be had in Italy, many of which were born here such as the margherita pizza which originates from Naples, the Caprese salad which is from Capri and of course Napolitana spaghetti sauce and with many restaurants and trattorias you will not go hungry. Naples is also well known for it's quality of gold jewellery and classic architecture.

Anyone visiting the area really must take time out to visit the legendary city of Pompeii, which was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius almost 2000 years ago but preserved by time. Prepare to be amazed by the unique remains of a once thriving settlement.

The medieval town of Sorrento is also well worth seeing, with it's winding lanes packed with bars and restaurants and pretty little harbour. No trip to Sorrento is complete without a boat trip to the island of Capri or Sant Agnello.

Soak up the breathtaking scenery on a drive along the Amalfi coast which stretches from Sorrento and passes through Positano, Amalfi, Minori and Maiori to Salerno. If you visit Amalfi in September, make sure you sample some local limoncello at Amalfi's Lemon Festival.

Out for Lunch!

Neapolitan Riviera has a variety of specialities including Insalata Caprese which is tomatoes with olive oil, basil and mozzarella, Pesce Spada which is swordfish griddles with vinegar, mint and olive oil and lastly Risotto alla Marinara which is seafood with rice. In the Neapolitan Riviera there are numerous restaurants specialising in pizza and seafood. There are eateries on every corner around the area so you will never go hungry.

Quick Facts

Flight Time - From London 2 hrs 10

Currency - Euro

Nightlife - Restaurants, Bars and Cafes - mixed

Best Time to Visit - April to October with July, August being the warmest months

Top Hotels In Neapolitan Riviera

Here's a list of our top accommodations in Neapolitan Riviera, ranked by our customer ratings and reviews.

The San Montano Hotel & Spa has a hillside location providing wonderful views of Lacco Ameno Bay, a traditional hotel offering comfortable rooms and a friendly atmosphere. The hotel features a spa...

Villa Romana is the ideal setting for your family holiday in Salou. Here you can find a wide variety of entertainment activities and facilities....

Surrounded by a well established Mediterranean garden, the hotel offers attentive service, an outdoor swimming pool and an award winning restaurant....

The Grand Hotel Capodimonte is renowned for an accurate and professional service in a relaxing and quiet atmosphere. The hotel is located on the slopes of a hill and is surrounded by 50,000 sq. metre...

Overlooking the Bay of Santa Croce, this small and friendly hotel enjoys a peaceful spot on the Amalfi Coast....

An elegant and superior hotel with an abundance of facilities combined with quality service; an ideal hotel to explore this area or just to relax....

The Grand Hotel Ambasciatori is a prestigious hotel and offers guests an informal and cheerful atmosphere....

Family run hotel surrounded by fruit and olive groves with marvellous views and an out-of-town location, ideal for those seeking peace and relaxation....

Although the hotel does enjoy a quiet position, it is within easy reach of local amenities should you wish to leave the peaceful surrounds of the hotel at any stage....

The Gardenia Hotel is well situated for easy access into the centre of Sorrento. Located on the main road; Corso Italia, Sorrento's main square is just a 10-15min walk away....


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