Island hop and sail the Bay of Naples in the Tyrrhenian Sea from our new base to explore the wonder of Italy’s Pontine Islands, Phlegraean Islands, Capri and the Amalfi coast. Get in touch to book your dream yacht charter and discover an authentic Italian atmosphere for yourself.Read more
The largest city in southern Italy, Naples has one of the world’s largest historic centers and is famous for its UNESCO World Heritage status. With a Mediterranean climate and warm waters between May and October, it’s also a prime spot to sail the Amalfi coast, Capri and the many outstanding nearby islands. From Sorrento to Positano and Ischia to Ponza, this historic coast and archipelagos will enthrall and entertain your crew with nature reserves, delicious Italian food and traces of ancient civilizations.
Dream Yacht Charter in Naples: We have a large fleet of catamarans and monohulls in Naples to suit any sailor, whether you’re looking for a bareboat, by the cabin or crewed yacht charter. Our new base is in Pozzuoli, which has a charming ambience and mountainous backdrop. From here you have the perfect platform to explore the city of Naples and its Italian atmosphere along the old town’s Spaccanapoli, the famous long street that divides the city. If you need help planning your charter, check out our inspirational itineraries section. Get in touch with our team to find out more.
Advance book or hail licensed taxis and agree the fare before you get in. Make sure you pay only when you get out with your bags and pay what you agreed, as taxis tend to overcharge tourists. Avoid hiring cars as the traffic is heavy and we can arrange airport transfers on your behalf.
Italy is within the European Union and US citizens can bring back into the US $800-worth of goods per person duty-free, including one bottle of wine or spirits.
The currency is Euros. Visa, MasterCard and American Express are widely accepted but you may be charged a service fee by the local establishment if you pay by card. ATMs are easily found, just look for Bancomat signs for machines with multilingual interfaces. Banks are open Monday to Friday (8.30am to 1.30pm and 3pm to 4pm).
Getting online is easy with plenty of Wi-Fi spots across independent cafes and restaurants. The local internet service providers are Libero, Tiscali and Fastweb.
Be respectful in religious places and cover bare shoulders with a scarf.
Temperatures in the Bay of Naples are around 18ªC to 25ªC between May and October. July and August are the hottest months and temperatures can peak at 30ªC. The chance of rain starts to increase from September.
Sailing conditions include a regular southwesterly breeze in the late morning until early evening during the summer. In the fall, winds can pick up and the swell can be heavier in the bay.
Hop between the Pontines, the Phlegraeans, Capri and the Amalfi coast to try the olives, limoncello, as well as swimming among the islands’ coves and inlets. Check out our Naples itineraries, as we have it covered…
Day 1: Overnight at Pozzuoli, and make sure you try the Margherita as Naples is the birthplace of pizza.
Day 2: Head to Procida after lunch, the smallest island in the bay, and stroll around the colorful harbor. Sail around the coast to Vivara, which is connected to Procida by a bridge. This island is home to a nature reserve with rare plants, rabbits and birds, but check online for opening times.
Day 3: Make for Ischia, the largest island in the bay of Naples and a popular coastal destination. Explore the island’s 34km of volcanic coastline and views of Capri. Enjoy its thermal water and spas, mountains and hidden coves.
Day 5: Sail 19 nm from Ischia to Capri. Get to know the island’s Faraglioni rocks, visit the Blue Grotto and watch the amazing colour of the water as the sunlight hits the caves or enjoy the ambience at Marina Piccola.
Day 6: Enjoy the morning and lunch in Capri and sail back to Ischia. Head to Forio for shopping, Citara beach and Poseidon Thermal Gardens.
Day 7: Sail to Pozzuoli, Naples, and enjoy a day exploring Mount Vesuvius, which towers above Naples, or Pompeii to see the Vesuvius National Park and stand on ground that was once destroyed by the disastrous eruption of AD 79.
Day 8: Disembark
Fly direct to Naples via Naples International Airport (NAP), near Capodichino. We can arrange airport transfers on request and the airport is about 21km from our base, or a 25 minute taxi ride. Make sure your passport is in date and valid for the duration of your stay and look under our Handy Info section for visa advice!
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