Boat rentals & boat tours in Positano

Renting a boat or taking a coastal cruise in Positano

Tourism info:
Via del Saracino 4
tel. +39-089-875-067

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*** Il San Pietro [€€€€€]
** Albergo California [€€€]
** Casa Albertina [€€€]
** Locanda Costa Diva [€€–€€€]
** Le Sirenuse [€€€€€]
* La Rosa dei Venti [€€€]
Casa Guadagno [€€]
Villa Rosa [€€€]
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Take a cruise along the Amalfi Coast from Positano
Take a cruise along the Amalfi Coast from Positano.
For more info on all seaworthy aspects of Positano: tel. +39-089-871-031,

Renting a small boat or a motorboat in Positano

You can rent small boats in Positano—rowboats, paddleboats, and motorboats—from Noleggio Barche Lucibello (tel. +39-089-875-032), right on the main Positano beach.

To rent a Zodiac or speedboat with a bit more power (or for a captained excursion), contact Signor Giacchino (tel. +39-338-264-0895 or +39-328-649-4192). Expect to pay about €230 per day, including fuel.

Boat tours and excursions from Positano

Sail the Amalfi Coast with a charter.
Sail the Amalfi Coast with a charter.
If you'd rather leave the skippering to someone else, take a cruise-like excursion with a captain.

Noleggio Barche Lucibello (tel. +39-089-875-032), on the main Positano beach, runs an all-day boat tour from Positano to Capri, as well as a two-hour tour to the Grotta Smeraldo (Emerald Grotto)—or a half-day trip to the Emerald Grotto along with a swim at Li Galli islets). Entrance fees to the Emerald Grotto (or the Blue Grotto on Capri) are not included. They also run night excursions.

Signor Giacchino (tel. +39-338-264-0895 or +39-328-649-4192) also runs various captained tours of the coast and out to Capri for €150–€300.

Charter a sailboat for a Positano cruise

To charter a skippered sailboat, contact Amalfi Sails (tel. +39-335-645-1400, Expect to pay €600 per day.

Positano kayak tours

You can tour the surrounding coast by kayak with Mariella Di Nocera's Postiano Kayak (tel. +39-339-134-0368;, with half-day and full-day excursions that leave out of the Stabilimento Pupetto on Fornillo Beach. By reservation only.

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This article was written by Reid Bramblett and was last updated in December 2010. All information was accurate at the time.

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