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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelled late October and the weather was not kind. The sea was so rough no ferries were running. So we took the Sita bus from Sorrento and was pleased the driver was cautious! We got off the bus at the second Positano stop which gave...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Pollyb523
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We got the SITA public bus from Sorrento, which wasn’t a very pleasant experience. It is only 2 Euros each way but the buses are really too large for the narrow, winding roads, they were crowded even in October and the driver allowed people to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank KMGeneva
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Travelled on a Sita bus (public transport) great value at €4 return each but you may have to stand. Don’t get off at the first stop in Positano as it’s a very steep way down. Get off at the Sponda stop and walk down the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jennywren677
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Like most Italian beaches, there is a public and private area for this small beach. Like most of the below reviews, I agree that it’s extremely crowded and not really worth it. When I came five years ago at the same time of year, the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MarisaWorldTravel
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

After spending months looking at pictures of Positano we couldn’t wait to get on the beach here but it was the worst beach I have ever been to. First we were told that we couldn’t go on a sun lounger at the start of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank d_monnas
Reviewed 14 September 2018

It's about 20 Euro to rent a chair for the day, but for me, enjoying the view was worth it. The beach is packed for a reason, especially during tourist season. This definitely isn't a place where you will enjoy privacy, but if you're in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kari_Beaulieu
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

After strolling the streets and shops of Positano in the morning we grabbed lunch and thought we would spend the afternoon relaxing by the beach. We went into L’incanto to rent 2 chairs and an umbrella; 20 Euros per person for the afternoon. Great spot,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sal857
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Came to Positano in early September 2018. After initially seeing the beautiful buildings, windy roads and stunning coastline, I was SHOCKED to see the state of this beach and marina. The beach isn't very large and the majority of it is privatised. It is packed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank andy_d_c123
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

It seemed a good place to bring the children, where the pebbly beach and blue waters looked safe and fun. However, we came away feeling that someone was making a fortune. Twenty-five euros per deck chair seemed bad enough. At the end of the morning,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank jacquim883
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Start with the specifics, 20euros per person for a sun chair and umbrella 5 rows from the water, 25euros to get in the first 4 rows from the water and and extra 10euros for a towel or I think it may have been another 20...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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