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This stretch of coastline has often been described as the most beautiful in the entire Mediterranean. One after another, green and rocky mountains plunge dramatically into the Mediterranean blue sea. The famous Amalfi Coast road clings to the...more
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

We went there early June and it was a bit cloudy so the beach does not look as nice, the water was too cold for us. Walking there from the Grande Spaggia, the view is beautiful.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank _ngth_d2018
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Fornillo Beach is a short walk (maybe 7-10 minutes or so from the main beach/ferry dock in the town of Positano. The walk there has incredible views and if you prefer not to walk, you can also take a small boat over (or back) from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

The beach was rocky but the view was beyond beautiful. Shops, the church, and homes overlooked the coastline and the blue water that lapped the shore.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Melaney68
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

T family and I visited in mid-October and had great weather, so a beach outing was a must.. This beach is a quick walk from the main beach and piazza in Positano but gets you away from the bigger crowds. Nice bars where you can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

My family spent the day at the beach. It was 25 Euro for two chairs, an umbrella and towels to be in the front row of this beach. It is all rocks so you need shoes or flip flops to protect your feet. Once we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Very nice beach,the perfect place for a swim....mostly in the morning when it s not so crowded.The water is crystal clear.Had a great time there.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely beach, helpful waiters all around to serve and assist. Good value! Beds, umbrellas food and drinks available. Toilets and private changing cabins also.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Ate here last night. Very simple but beatifully presented and good portions. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff with good service. Positano always very expensive but Formillo is (for Positano) good vfm.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Smaller, picturesque and less crowded than the main beach, but an easy walk into town. Some good restaurants in Fornillo itself meant we didn't have to go into to town or book in advance. Stayed at Hotel Dimora Fornillo...would stay again in a heartbeat!!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

The smaller of Positano’s beaches, reached by a pretty walk and judging by Italian custom and beach etiquette, a good choice and this time of year. Loved the views, enjoyed the swimming and hospitality.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Tamar T
29 May 2018|
Response from Lina T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are a couple of bars and restaurants suitable for brunch or lunch... not so much for a fancy dinner.
26 April 2018|
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Response from RPMP2004 |
yes. but not sure if they are reserved for customers of the hotel.
11 August 2017|
Response from richardgG1237GW | Reviewed this property |
I liked Fornillo.