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Sorrento Sailing trips & boat tours

Our most recommended Sorrento Sailing trips & boat tours

Sorrento: Exclusive Capri Boat Tour and Optional Blue Grotto

1. Sorrento: Exclusive Capri Boat Tour and Optional Blue Grotto

In the morning you will either be picked up from your hotel in the Sorrento area, or will make your own way to the Marina Lobra port in Massa Lubrense. Board your comfortable boat that accommodates up to 12 people and start cruising along the Sorrento coastline. Admire views of the Marciano Waterfall, before heading out to sea and towards the Island of Capri. If you select the early morning option including the Blue Grotto, you will arrive there right as it opens, avoiding the long queues. Board a small rowboat to marvel at the intense blue color of this unique sea cave, formed over thousands of years by erosion. Next, circumnavigate Capri to admire the dramatic coastal scenery of the island. See the White Grotto, the Green Grotto, the Faraglioni rocks, a natural arch, and the lighthouse of Punta Carena. Your guide will explain the wonders of Capri and its surroundings as you go. The boat will make stops to swim, snorkeling and admire the rich marine life of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Enjoy your choice of drinks on board. The boat will then drop you off on Capri, where you will have 4 hours to discover this beautiful island at your own pace. You could do some shopping and have a drink in the charming town, or take the chairlift to the top of Mount Solaro and hike back down. Meet back at the boat and start the return journey back to the port. En route, enjoy a tasting of Limoncello, the traditional Neapolitan liqueur. Your trip will end either at the port in Massa Lubrense, or with a drop-off at your hotel, depending on the option selected.

From Sorrento: Ischia and Procida Boat Tour

2. From Sorrento: Ischia and Procida Boat Tour

Take a full-day trip by boat to the "Green Island" of Ischia, and Procida, the 2022 Italian Capital of Culture. Relax under the sun, dive from the boat and snorkel in the clear waters, and enjoy free time on both islands. Get picked up from a central meeting point in Sorrento and transferred to the port of Piano di Sorrento, and the journey to Ischia. Once there, take a tour including swimming and snorkeling at the Green Cave, and seeing Aragonese Castle. Enjoy 3 to 4 hours of free time to explore the island on your own, before continuing towards Procida. See sights like Vivara; Terra Murata, and Marina di Corricella, and make a swimming stop at one of the many bays along the coast. After 1 to 2 hours of free time, leave Procida and return to Sorrento while enjoying some limoncello tasting. Upon return to the port of Piano di Sorrento, the driver will take you back to the meeting point.

Sorrento: Capri and Blue Grotto Boat Cruise with Drinks

3. Sorrento: Capri and Blue Grotto Boat Cruise with Drinks

Sail to the island of Capri and admire coastal highlights, including the Faraglioni rocks, sea caves, and the Natural Arch. Swim and snorkel in the crystal water before enjoying a limoncello tasting. After being picked up from a central meeting point, transfer to the port and meet your skipper. Climb onto the boat and set sail for Capri along the Sorrento Coast. Along the way, admire the ancient fishing village of Marina Grande, the ruins of a Roman villa near Bagni della Regina Giovanna, the natural waterfall that flows from the rock in Mitigliano bay, and other interesting attractions along the coast. Arrive at Capri and enjoy a boat tour of the island with stops at the Marvellous Grotto, the White Grotto, the Green Grotto, and the Blue Grotto. Take in the spectacular views of the Natural Arch, the Villa Curzio Malaparte, the Faraglioni rocks, and the Lighthouse of Punta Carena. During the tour, make 2 stops for swimming and snorkeling. Take a relaxing break with snacks and drinks offered on board including a limoncello tasting. At the end of the tour, return back to the port in Sorrento where you will be transferred back to the meeting point.

Amalfi Coast: Sunset Cruise with Music, Drinks and Aperitif

4. Amalfi Coast: Sunset Cruise with Music, Drinks and Aperitif

Enjoy the pick up service from the port of the village you choose on the coastline ( Castellammare di Stabia, Vico Equense, Sorrento, Nerano, Positano, Praiano, Amalfi, Ravello, Maiori, Minori). Depart toward the twilight. Precisely at that time, the boat will anchor at one of the corner of paradise along the Amalfi Coast, in order to let you enjoy a swimming or snorkeling. This moment lasts more than one hour and during this time, delicious typical local food specialties, will be served. Our free bar will be open all the time, so everyone will have the chance to enjoy soft drinks, Prosecco, Beer, Spritz and Cocktails. Music will never miss with our professional audio system.

From Sorrento: Capri Boat Tour Day & Night Experience

5. From Sorrento: Capri Boat Tour Day & Night Experience

Meet your skipper at 4:00pm at the Port of Sorrento, by the Bar Ruccio. Depart for Capri, sailing along the Sorrento Coast.  Along the way, admire the ancient fishing village of Marina Grande and the ruins of a Roman villa near Bagni della Regina Giovanna. Marvel at the natural waterfall that flows from the rock and other interesting attractions along the coast. When you arrive at Capri, take a tour around the island by boat with stops to visit the Marvellous Grotto, the White Grotto, and the Green Grotto. Pass by the Natural Arch, the Villa Curzio Malaparte, the Faraglioni rocks, and the Lighthouse of Punta Carena. Also, make a stop for swimming and snorkeling, and take a relaxing break with snacks and drinks offered on board. Then, stop for between 3 to 5 hours to explore the island on foot. Finally, return to Sorrento, arriving at the port of Sorrento around 11:30pm.

From Positano: Sorrento Coast & Capri Full-Day Trip by Boat

6. From Positano: Sorrento Coast & Capri Full-Day Trip by Boat

Set sail from Piano di Sorrento and cruise along the coast of the Sorrentine Peninsula. Admire the fishing village of Marina Grande and see the ruins of a Roman villa near Bagni della Regina Giovanna before passing a natural waterfall that flows from the rock. Cross the Tyrrhenian Sea to discover the magnificent sea caves of the Marvelous Grotto, White Grotto and Green Grotto. Admire the Paleolithic-age Arco Naturale and contemporary Casa Malaparte along the way. Pass the Faraglioni rocks and the Punta Carena lighthouse and get some time to swim and snorkel in the sea. Enjoy refreshing drinks and snacks served on board the boat, and enjoy 3 to 5 hours on the island at leisure. Use the provided map to create your own adventure before you sail back to Sorrento. Enjoy a limoncello tasting before disembarking at Piano di Sorrento, from where you will be taken back to the meeting point.

Amalfi Coast: Full-Day Cruise from Sorrento

7. Amalfi Coast: Full-Day Cruise from Sorrento

The best way to enjoy the scenic beauty of the Amalfi Coast is definitely by boat, as you’ll soon experience on this full-day semi-private cruise. Your tour begins when you’re picked up at your Sorrento accommodation and head to the port of Massa Lubrense, where the boat departs at 10:00. Your skipper/guide will provide commentary about the sights you pass along the coast. Admire the ancient Saracens Towers and Li Galli Island, a private complex of 2 Islets that were once considered Ulysse Syren's abode. You’ll have time to stop for a swim, followed by a sandwich and drinks on the deck. Next you’ll visit Positano for some free time to explore this little coastal town. From here your captain will take you to Amalfi, the ancient Maritime Republic, where you'll have 2 hours at your disposal to walk around or relax in the town. Later in the afternoon you’ll return to Massa Lubrense and be transferred back to your hotel.

From Sorrento: Full-Day Boat Cruise to Capri

8. From Sorrento: Full-Day Boat Cruise to Capri

Experience the beauty of Capri on a boat cruise. Take in views of the Mediterranean aboard your boat and spend the day exploring the island of Capri. Snorkel in the crystal-clear waters and see the Green and White Grottoes, Casa Malaparte, and other island highlights. Start your tour in Sorrento and make your way to the port of Piano di Sorrento. Climb aboard a boat and cruise along the coast before crossing the Tyrrhenian Sea to the jet-set island of Capri.  Admire the ancient fishing village of Marina Grande and see the ruins of the Roman Villa of Pollione near Bagni della Regina Giovanna, where a waterfall flows from the rock into a natural bathing pool. Upon arrival at Capri, spend approximately 4 hours exploring the island and see natural features such as the White Grotto and Green Grotto. Get amazing views of the Casa Malaparte on Punta Massullo, get up close to the Faraglioni sea stacks and admire the Punta Carena Lighthouse from the water. Depart Capri and travel back to Sorrento, where you will dropped off at the same point you where picked up.

From Sorrento: Capri Guided Boat Tour with Lunch

9. From Sorrento: Capri Guided Boat Tour with Lunch

Embark on a boat tour of Capri's coast from Sorrento and admire views of the Blue Grotto and Faraglioni Rocks. Enjoy a light lunch with plenty of time to swim, snorkel and explore Capri. Transfer from your hotel to the port and board the boat. Then, cruise along the coast of the mainland, and stop for a swim before heading across the Bay of Naples to Capri. A favorite resort for intellectuals, artists, and writers, discover the magical beauty that attracted them. Cruise around the island to see its most beautiful sights, such as the White Grotto, Natural Arch, Green Grotto, Punta Carena Lighthouse, and famous Faraglioni Rocks where adverts for Dolce & Gabbana were filmed. Pass one of Capri’s most popular attractions at the Blue Grotto. Next, stop to swim and snorkel in the beautiful waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Enjoy some free time to stroll the main square of Capri, or to admire Augustus Gardens. Relax on the boat and top up your tan, or swim from your semi-private boat while admiring the beauty of the island from the sea.

Sorrento and Amalfi Coast Small Group Tour by Boat

10. Sorrento and Amalfi Coast Small Group Tour by Boat

Enjoy a boat trip along the Amalfi Coast and take in beautiful views of the Sorrentine Peninsula. Swim in crystal-clear waters, discover the underwater world below while snorkeling, and visit the charming town of Positano. Start your tour from Sorrento and then journey to the port of Piano di Sorrento to set sail along the Amalfi Coast. See the historic fishing village of Marina Grande as you depart/ Admire the ruins of a Roman villa near Bagni della Regina Giovanna and see the natural waterfall that flows from the rock. Continue to Leranto Bay and see other highlights along the coast. Take in views of Li Galli Island and the Nerano and Praiano villages. Jump in to swim and snorkel and enjoy some snacks aboard the boat. Explore Amalfi on land and wander the winding streets of Positano. Cruise back to Sorrento as you sip some limoncello.

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Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 1,275 reviews

This tour was the highlight of my trip. It was amazing how much we experienced in one day and I wouldn’t change a thing. The tour guides were very friendly and well organized. Vesuvius was a great way to start the day. Lunch at the winery was a perfect way to take a break and the food was delicious. We learned so much during our tour of Pompeii. Getting picked up and returned back to our hotel made things so easy. I would highly recommend this tour and would do it again if I return.

This was a great trip! Everything was right on time from the pick up in Positano to the return home. Our captain and first mate were excellent ! I wish I could remember their names. It was the perfect amount of time on the water and on the Island of Capri. We were served champagne, snacks, sandwiches and limoncello!!!!!! Couldn’t ask for any more or better company! Thank you for making this trip so much fun! Kim & Harold

Really well organised trip. Very well taken care of and gave a lot of good advice on the boat of what to do in Capri and AnaCapri. Andrea was very friendly and an excellent host.

One of the most unforgettable amazing day trip from which I made a lot of new friends! Friendly crews and well planed schedule. Highly recommend!

Amazing and fun trip. Helpful guide, even explains how you can get around the island easy and with plenty of time. Also sandwiches were amazing .