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This month, we visit Marina ‘d Arechi, Salerno, Italy a new marina perfectly located for cruising the Amalfi Coast.
Welcome to Marina D’arechi – The marina destination for exploring the Amalfi Coast, Italy!
Marina d’Arechi is a full-service luxury Marina village located in the beautiful and historic town of Salerno, just south of the Amalfi Coast in Italy. It offers 1,000 brand new berths, suitable for sailing and motor yachts from 10 to 100 metres in the most charming part of Italy and indeed the Mediterranean.
Think Marina d’Arechi – think Amalfi Coast. From your marina berth in Marina D’Arechi there are many cruising options available to you.
Marina d’Arechi is within sailing distance of some of the most enchanting destinations in the Mediterranean. Here are just a few magical places to discover along the world-famous Amalfi Coast – the 50-kilometre stretch of coastline along the southern edge of Italy’s Sorrentine Peninsula. With its sheer cliffs and rugged shoreline dotted with small beaches and pastel-coloured fishing villages and out to sea – it really is a picturesque paradise.
Amalfi | 8NM
Included in the UNESCO list of heritage sites, the town of Amalfi lies at the mouth of a deep ravine, at the foot of Monte Cerreto (1,315 metres), surrounded by dramatic cliffs and coastal scenery.
Positano | 16NM
Enchanting Positano, with its pebble beachfront and steep, narrow streets lined with boutiques and cafés simply exudes elegance. It is one of the most idyllic towns on the Amalfi Coast and still the favourite destination of celebrities from around the world.
Capri | 23NM
Capri’s dramatic, cove-studded coastline attracts celebrities and many yachts. At the extreme edge of the Amalfi Coast, Capri lies between the bay of Salerno and the Bay of Naples and is a legendary idyll. This island’s beguiling combination of fabled beauty and hedonism has charmed Roman emperors, Russian revolutionaries, Hollywood stars and lovers of the finer things in life.
Ischia | 42 NM
Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, lying at the northern end of the Gulf of Naples. It’s an intriguing concoction of sprawling spa towns, lavish gardens, buried necropolises and stunning scenery, with forests, vineyards and picturesque small towns.
Cilento | 23 NM south
Hidden just around the corner of Punta Licosa, southern border of the Bay of Salerno, although home to 3 UNESCO sites Cilento is considered to be one of the best-kept secrets of Italy. It is home to dramatic mountain ranges, untouched beaches, food festivals, rich history, antiquities and atmospheric villages.
Wonderful things to eat can be found within the marina, in the local town of Salerno and along the Amalfi coast. Whether relaxing, romancing, impressing Clients and business associates, catering for the kids or looking for something cool or unusual, the team at Marina d’Arechi can recommend a dining experience to everyone in every mood.
Michelin Starred Restaurants close to Marina d’Arechi:
- Re Maurì – Salerno
- La Caravella – Amalfi
- Locanda Severino – Cagiona
- Il Papavero – Eboli
- Il Faro di Capo d’Orso – Maiori
- Casa del Nonno 13 – Mercato San Severino
- Le Trabe – Paestum
- La Sponda – Positano
- Zass – Positano
- Rossellinis – Ravello
- Il Flauto di Pan – Ravello
- Osteria Arbustico – Valva
- Marennà – Sorbo Serpico
A visit to ancient and wonderous city of Pompeii is just an easy 29km by car. Pompeii dates back to the 6th century B.C. It was totally buried following the eruption of the Vesuvius in 79 A.D.; it represents one of the main sites of the UNESCO World Heritage of Humanity and is visited by eight million tourists every year.
Further afield you can explore the city of Naples , just a 40minute drive away from Marina d’Arechi.
Just 2 hours away by high-speed train is the capital ‘Roma’ where you can spend a day of unrivalled shopping, visiting some of the world’s finest museums and galleries or visit the Vatican city.
There are plenty of activities available to you from your berth or out in the surrounding area. Yet diving in the crystal clear waters is an absolute must.
Diving Centres near Marina D’Arechi
Sub Salerno: Tel. 3406804571
Centro Sub Costiera Amalfitana Diving Center: Tel. 089 812148
La Boa: Tel. 089 813034
Shopping in Italy is always an exciting experience. Just a short distance from your marina berth you’ll discover a number of Shopping Centres. Or you can chose to stay local by indulging in hand painted pottery and ceramic crafts in Vietri sul Mare.
Salerno City Centre, including the high street and the Old Town, is reserved for pedestrians only. You can enjoy a pleasant stroll surrounded by Italian Fashion and traditional markets where you can find clothing, accessories, jewellery, books and handicrafts. Only 10 kilometres from Salerno, the medieval village of Cava dei Tirreni, with its fabulous boutiques will also welcome you into its traffic-free city centre.
The High Speed train connects Salerno to Rome in less than two hours. So while berthing at Marina d’Arechi, why not enjoy a full shopping day in Rome? (http://www.turismoroma.it/?lang=en).
Berthing at Marina D’arechi
Marina d’Arechi is active in promoting a consciously environmentally friendly policy. The marina is eco-friendly in its design, thanks to the use of natural materials such as the mosaic style natural rock breakwater; pier decking made of recycled wood; sustainable furnishings plus state-of-the-art water and waste recycling systems.
The marina was also awarded the Blue Flag 2016/2017 by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). The Blue Flag is granted to marine infrastructures that practice a strong environmental protection strategy, sustainable tourism, careful waste management and respectful of the surrounding natural environment.
Safetey and Security
As you’d come to expect from a Camper & Nicholsons marina, the focus is always safety and security first. As well as being the largest marina of its kind in Italy dedicated to yachts and superyachts, Marina d’Arechi is also the most modern in terms of service quality and safety standards. It is also a member of the UK Yacht Harbour Association.
Leisure facilities within the marina
- Private beach
- Live music
- Green areas and pathways
- Lounge Bar
- Restaurant with on board delivery service
- Baby club
- Baby sitting
- Bike Sharing
- Water sports
- Skippering services
- Boat, car, motorbike and helicopter rental
- Courtesy car
- Cruise advice
- Transfer service with driver
- Sailing School
- Direct contact with the best local craft producers
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