Napoli Bay, Capri, Ischia and Pontine Islands
In the morning boarding at the port of Marina di Stabia. At the end of the boarding, the baggage accommodation and the presentation of the crew, departure to the island of Ischia, the largest islands of the Gulf of Naples.
We will stop to the enchanting bay of Cartaromana which overlooks Aragonese Castle. From here we can go into the small neighboring bays and visit the Grotto del Mago while sitting comfortably on our boat. In late afternoon we will move to the port of Ischia or alternatively, to that of Casamicciola Terme. From here you will have the opportunity to move along the banks of the port and stop in the several night clubs, or taste typical dishes in restaurants of trust recommended by us.
After a hearty and tasty breakfast, we will get ready to go offshore, heading towards the island of Ventotene, the smallest of the Pontine islands, about 24 nautical miles far from Ischia. Crystalline waters and wild territory characterize the shores of this small island which has just over 300 inhabitants in winter time. On the nearby island of Santo Stephen you will have the opportunity to be guided to the old and sadly prison, now in disuse since the 1960s. In this place many famous characters were imprisoned during the Risorgimento, as well as high figures in the period of antifascism, including Altiero Spinelli, founding father of the European Union, and the most famous former president of the Italian Republic Sandro Pertini. Weather permitting, in the evening there will be the possibility to stop and anchor at the small Roman port. On request, you will be accompanied by our staff to the small harbor to visit the island.
During the day we will head towards the wild and semi-deserted island of Palmarola. From here we will sail on its see-through waters for an unforgettable day at the beach. We will anchor near the Faraglione di Mezzogiorno, in the south part of the island from where we will move along the steep coast of the island, by our tender, to visit local caves and some amazing uninhabitated bays. At sunset we will move to another bay close to the port of Ponza Island where we will stay overnight. Our staff will take care of the transfer tasks to the port. You will be able to visit it in its small alleys, and you will find several places to enjoy excellent fresh fish from the island.
Today we will stop at Chiaia di Luna, the most famous bay island located in the opposite side of Ponza. Here you will admire the wildest nature of the greatest Pontine islands, beautiful beach and sheer tufaceous coast; the only way to reach the beach by land is through an ancient still functional tunnel excavated during the Roman Era.
In the morning we will head towards the south coast of Ischia, 45 nautical miles away, to the bay of Sant'Angelo, a small and characteristic fishing village with its quiet marina where you can spend the night in its calm waters. In this area there are many hot springs, some of which right on the neighboring beaches and cliffs. You can take a bath directly in the thermal waters without leaving the sea! It's good for rheumatic pain, guaranteed result! Even walking along the streets of the village you will have possibility to stop in typical local restaurants and family-run restaurants to taste the goodness provided by the sea around this coast. Note that in the village of Sant'Angelo to drive any type of vehicle is forbidden, so peace of mind is guaranteed.
Today we will head to the island of Capri, the second biggest islands of Gulf of Naples. We will approach the area where the world famous Blu Grotto is located. Here we will temporarily stop to allow our Guests to be able to visit the natural beauty of the Island, accessible only by small boats skillfully maneuvered by expert local sailors. Next, we will skirt the steep coast until you will see the shapes of Faraglioni Rocks, landmark of the island, we will stop at the bay of Marina Piccola to let you admire them up close an sunbathing aboard our yacht. You can’t leave Capri without visiting the main square “La Piazzetta” and to take a stroll down the amazing Via Camerelle with its elegant stores full of designer labels.
Walking through the alleys you can go to "Anema e Core", a famous restaurant by Guido Lembo, where all the VIPs, visiting the island, go to listen its songs and to dance all night long.
In the morning we will reach the port of disembark, which could be Sorrento or Castellammare di Stabia. In the first case you will also visit this extraordinary town famous all over the world. You can taste the original Limoncello made with fresh local lemons, visit the Cathedral, walk on the main street Corso Italia and, last but not least, the municipal Villa with its breath breaking view and its cloister of San Francesco.
In the second case, if you decide to disembark in Castellammare di Stabia, you will be very close to Pompeii and have the opportunity to visit the famous excavations of the roman city.
Otherwise you can also land to Naples, a city to visit at least once in your life. With its background of Vesuvius, Naples is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world.