Fontelina, Capri, Italy - Paradise on earth

"If there's a sea in Paradise, it will be exactly like the sea caressing Fontelina's beach..."

How would you spend the perfect day on the island of Capri? Swimming beneath the Faraglioni, soaking up the summer sun on a comfy beach lounger, eating freshly caught pezzogna in the shade of a pretty pergola, drinking a glass of sangria whilst the sun begins to set...


There's a place in Capri where you can do all this: the Fontelina beach club.

  • Hours:
    Beach club: 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
    Restaurant: noon - 4:00 pm
  • Open daily
    from 18 April to 18 October, 2020
    weather permitting.
  • Reservations

Location

Fontelina is situated opposite Capri's Faraglioni. You can reach the beach club on foot, via the little path which commences next to the Tragara viewing point. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes: the path winds its way down to the sea through the myrtle and broom bushes for a good 300 meters.

If you'd rather not make the uphill return journey on foot, you can take the beach club's shuttle boat to Marina Piccola and from there take a bus or taxi to the Piazzetta, instead.

How to reach La Fontelina

By walk
Walking from the center of Capri (piazzetta) it’s about 30 minute walk
Boat shuttle:
La Fontelina provides a shuttle boat service from Marina Piccola (Scoglio delle Sirene) to La Fontelina Beach. The cost is €25 for up to 4 people (additional €6/per extra person)
Rent a private boat
From Marina Grande you can rent a private boat that reach you directly to La Fontelina

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