The beach at Amalfi, Amalfi's beach, Amalfi, Italy (Photo by rikstill)
The beach at Amalfi

The beach of Amalfi

Amalfi's beach, right in the center of the port off Piazza F. Gioia, isn't much to write home about, but at least it's sandy, and the section on the right (the bit closest to the central piazza/bus stop) is free—all those umbrellas and loungers stretching east along the sand charge to use them.

From the docks, boats leave hourly 9am to 4pm for excursions to the Grotta dello Smeraldo» more