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Marina Grande, Capri

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Capri: Island Boat Trip with Grottos

1. Capri: Island Boat Trip with Grottos

Set sail from the port at Marina Grande and enjoy a relaxing cruise around the rugged coast of Capri. See the highlights of the glamorous island as you pass the historic Punta Carena Lighthouse and the legendary Bagni di Tiberio (Baths of Tiberius) near a former villa of the Roman emperor. Pass the sea caves of the White Grotto and Green Grotto, named for the color of the water and the light effects of the sun. Admire the impressive sea stacks of the Faraglioni rocks and get lots of information about the island from your skipper along the way. Enter the famous Blue Grotto through a small entrance (if option selected) and continue to a large cave under the sea, where you will be amazed by the intense blue of the water caused by a natural phenomenon involving the sun.

From Naples: Gulf of Naples & Capri Sightseeing Boat Tour

2. From Naples: Gulf of Naples & Capri Sightseeing Boat Tour

Embark on a guided ferry tour to the island of Capri from Naples. Explore Capri and take in the views of the Gulf of Naples and Mt. Vesuvius. Swim in the crystal water near the Faraglioni Rocks.cBegin the tour with a pickup from the meeting point. Cross the Gulf of Naples, and take in views of the majestic Mount Vesuvius which dominates the skyline. Start the boat tour around the island from the port of Marina Grande. Go inside several stunning sea caves including the White and Green Grotto. Along the way, admire the Natural Arch, the Villa of Curzio Malaparte, the lighthouse of Punta Carena, and the Faraglioni, passing through the famous Arch of Love. Get all the information you need to know more about the island of Capri from your captain. If you choose the option with a swimming stop, drop anchor at Marina Piccola near the Faraglioni Rocks. Jump in the water to go swimming and enjoy a view of the towering rock formations. Explore the island on foot during your 3-4 hours of leisure time. Depart from Capri in the late afternoon. Once you have arrived at the port, enjoy a return transfer back to the starting point.

From Sorrento: Coast and Capri Boat Trip with Limoncello

3. From Sorrento: Coast and Capri Boat Trip with Limoncello

Embark on a memorable and relaxing boat trip up the Sorrento Coast to the picturesque island of Capri. See the sights by boat, and then enjoy free time on Capri itself on this inclusive day excursion. Begin your day with pickup from an established meeting point. Sail along the Sorrento Coast, admiring the Gulf of Naples, and majestic Vesuvius. Enjoy informative commentary from your captain as you tour the island by boat. Enter the Marvellous, White, and Green Grottos, and admire sights like the Natural Arch and Curzio Malaparte Villa. See the Lighthouse, Faraglioni, and pass through the famous Arch of Love. If you have chosen the option with a swimming stop, the boat will drop anchor at Marina Piccola near the Faraglioni Rocks. Jump in the water to go swimming and enjoy a wonderful view of the Faraglioni Rocks. Then, settle in for some Limoncello tasting, an Italian lemon liqueur mainly produced in Southern Italy, especially in the region around the Sorrento. Have about 6 hours of free time to explore the island by yourself. The departure back to Piano di Sorrento is in the late afternoon. Once at the port of Piano di Sorrento, be transferred back to the starting point.

Capri: Island and Grottos Boat Cruise with Snacks and Drinks

4. Capri: Island and Grottos Boat Cruise with Snacks and Drinks

Discover Capri's striking coastline and natural wonders from the sea on a boat cruise. Marvel at the incredible grottos that dot the coast and splash into the water for a cooling dip and snorkel. Then, sit back and relax onboard with a refreshing drink, soaking up the Italian sun in style. Begin your tour at the port of Marina Grande in Capri. Look over your included detailed map of Capri island and head over to your boat. Sail off and along the way, enter the Marvellous Grotto, the White Grotto, and the Green Grotto. Admire the Natural Arch, the Villa of Curzio Malaparte, the lighthouse of Punta Carena, and the Faraglioni as you pass through the famous Arch of Love. Listen to your captain as they explain the history of these beauties of Capri. Stop to go swimming and snorkeling, and relax on board as you sip on a refreshing drink. At the end of the tour, you will return to the port of Marina Grande. 

From Naples: Island of Capri Full-Day Tour with Lunch

5. From Naples: Island of Capri Full-Day Tour with Lunch

Sail to the island of Capri from Naples on a hydrofoil. Explore the colorful streets of Capri and see the Piazzetta and the Gardens of Augustus. Hear the history from your guide and enjoy a traditional lunch. Be picked up at your hotel or other agreed meeting point in Naples and transferred to the port. At the port meet the professional guide who will accompany you on your visit to the enchanting island of Capri. The hydrofoil ride to Capri will take around 40 minutes. The first stop on your guided visit to the island is Marina Grande. Head up to Anacapri by minibus, a short and fun trip that affords marvelous views. Take a stroll in the famous Piazzetta, known as the lounge of the world, and the place to be seen for movie stars and VIPs since the times of la dolce vita in the 1950s and 60s. Your guide will tell you all about the island and its history and lead you to the Gardens of Augustus, and along the charming Via Camerelle, Via Tregare, and to the village center. Stop for lunch at a typical local restaurant, where you’ll enjoy the pleasant and refreshing local flavors. After lunch you’ll take in the celebrated views of the Faraglioni, a sight cherished even by Roman emperors. At the end of the visit the guide will accompany you back to Naples, where a driver will be waiting to take you back to your hotel or meeting point.

From Naples: Capri and Blue Grotto Day Tour

6. From Naples: Capri and Blue Grotto Day Tour

Embark on a guided tour of the island of Capri and visit highlights, including the Blue Grotto and Mamma Mia Road. Meet your guide at the port of Naples and head by fast ferry to the beautiful island of Capri. Arrive at the island's main port, the picturesque Marina Grande. Visit the Blue Grotto if weather permits and follow the breathtaking Mamma Mia Road to the second-largest center on the island, Anacapri. Soak up the views and explore its narrow streets and charming piazzas.  Next, travel to the main town of Capri and La Piazetta, the vibrant center of the island. Pass bustling hotels, restaurants, and open-air cafes before finding a spot to sit and relax in the warm sunshine. Enjoy some time to explore on your own before returning to the Marina Grande.

Capri: Island Sightseeing Tour with Blue Grotto Stop

7. Capri: Island Sightseeing Tour with Blue Grotto Stop

Let views of Capri take your breath away on this scenic cruise from Marina Grande to the Blue Grotto. Stop at the Blue Grotto and purchase a ticket to enjoy the cave's ethereal blue light. Cruise past sights like the Natural Arch, the Green Grotto, and the Scugnizzo Statue.  Hop aboard the comfortable boat which includes amenities like a bathroom. Settle into your seat and enjoy the vibrant colors of Marina Grande from the water as you depart. Feel the sea breeze in your hair as you gaze out at cliffs covered in verdant Mediterranean scrub. Get up close the Faraglioni rock formation, the Natural Arch, the White Grotto, and the Green Grotto. Have some free time to buy a ticket to enter the Blue Grotto. Take in the grandeur of the Villa Malapart and snap a picture of the lighthouse of Punta Tragara.  Wave back at the Scugnizzo Statue at Punta del Capo and see the area called Tiberius' Leap where it is said that the ancient emperor sent disobedient servants over the cliff. Cruise past the resort town and sheltered beach of Marina Piccola. Return to your starting point at the end of your tour. 

From Naples: Capri, Anacapri, and Blue Grotto Full-Day Trip

8. From Naples: Capri, Anacapri, and Blue Grotto Full-Day Trip

Discover the island of Capri on a full-day trip from Naples with a local guide. Visit the Blue Grotto or take a shared boat ride around the island, depending on sea conditions on the day. Explore the town of Anacapri, and have free time for shopping. After meeting your guide, catch the fast ferry together to Capri. Once there, travel around the island on a comfortable shuttle bus and learn about its highlights and history from your guide. If sea conditions permit, discover the famous Blue Grotto. If this isn't possible, take a boat tour around Capri and enjoy the chance to see the Faraglioni rocks and natural caves. Next, head to Anacapri to stroll through the town, or catch the chairlift to Mount Solaro, at your own expense. Make a stop for lunch (not included) and soon after reach the main square of Capri, La Piazzetta. There, get some time to savor a delicious coffee, walk around the typical streets, and hit the shops. The tour will end in Marina Grande, Capri's main port, where you will catch the return ferry to Naples.

From Sorrento: Capri Island Boat Day Trip

9. From Sorrento: Capri Island Boat Day Trip

Begin your day with convenient pickup from your hotel, followed by arrival at the marina where your trip starts. After checking in, the tour assistants will help you get to your boat. Once the group is ready the boat will leave towards Capri Island. As the boat glides along, discover rare views of the island, take photos of tucked-away grottos, and snap one-of-a-kind photos. Stop for a swim if the weather permits along the way. Take the chance to explore on your own, relax on the beach, and swim at Marina Piccola with 4 hours of free time to do as you please. Return to the boat to finish circling the island and then head back to the marina where your journey began. Once docked, tour assistants will be there to help you you back to your place of pickup.

From Sorrento: Capri Island Day Trip with Boat Cruise

10. From Sorrento: Capri Island Day Trip with Boat Cruise

Soak up coastal views of Sorrento on a relaxing boat trip to the island of Capri. Swim and snorkel in the crystal waters with the gear provided and enjoy drinks and snacks on board. After a guided cruise with swim stops, get free time to explore the island of Capri at your own pace. Start with a short briefing, and then head off on a scenic cruise to the island of Capri. Departing from Marina Grande, pass by Regina’s Giovanna Baths and enjoy views of the Ancient Roman Villa Pollio. As you approach the Isle of Capri, see the statue of the Scugnizzo, the Grotta del Corallo, the Grotta Bianca, the Natural Arch, Villa Malaparte, the Faraglioni, the Bay of Marina Piccola, the Grotta Verde, and the Lighthouse at Punta Carena. After cruising around the island, get 4 hours of free time to visit the center of Capri. Head to Piazza Umberto I, better known as the Piazzetta, a small square dominated by the profile of the island's Monte Solaro. Explore the heart of Capri's social life. In the late afternoon, get back onboard and cruise slowly back to the mainland, leaving the legendary island behind.

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Capri: Island Boat Trip with Grottos

Capri: Island Boat Trip with Grottos

Set sail from the port at Marina Grande and enjoy a relaxing cruise around the rugged coast of Capri. See the highlights of the glamorous island as you pass the historic Punta Carena Lighthouse and the legendary Bagni di Tiberio (Baths of Tiberius) near a former villa of the Roman emperor. Pass the sea caves of the White Grotto and Green Grotto, named for the color of the water and the light effects of the sun. Admire the impressive sea stacks of the Faraglioni rocks and get lots of information about the island from your skipper along the way. Enter the famous Blue Grotto through a small entrance (if option selected) and continue to a large cave under the sea, where you will be amazed by the intense blue of the water caused by a natural phenomenon involving the sun.

From Naples: Gulf of Naples & Capri Sightseeing Boat Tour

From Naples: Gulf of Naples & Capri Sightseeing Boat Tour

Embark on a guided ferry tour to the island of Capri from Naples. Explore Capri and take in the views of the Gulf of Naples and Mt. Vesuvius. Swim in the crystal water near the Faraglioni Rocks.cBegin the tour with a pickup from the meeting point. Cross the Gulf of Naples, and take in views of the majestic Mount Vesuvius which dominates the skyline. Start the boat tour around the island from the port of Marina Grande. Go inside several stunning sea caves including the White and Green Grotto. Along the way, admire the Natural Arch, the Villa of Curzio Malaparte, the lighthouse of Punta Carena, and the Faraglioni, passing through the famous Arch of Love. Get all the information you need to know more about the island of Capri from your captain. If you choose the option with a swimming stop, drop anchor at Marina Piccola near the Faraglioni Rocks. Jump in the water to go swimming and enjoy a view of the towering rock formations. Explore the island on foot during your 3-4 hours of leisure time. Depart from Capri in the late afternoon. Once you have arrived at the port, enjoy a return transfer back to the starting point.

From Sorrento: Coast and Capri Boat Trip with Limoncello

From Sorrento: Coast and Capri Boat Trip with Limoncello

Embark on a memorable and relaxing boat trip up the Sorrento Coast to the picturesque island of Capri. See the sights by boat, and then enjoy free time on Capri itself on this inclusive day excursion. Begin your day with pickup from an established meeting point. Sail along the Sorrento Coast, admiring the Gulf of Naples, and majestic Vesuvius. Enjoy informative commentary from your captain as you tour the island by boat. Enter the Marvellous, White, and Green Grottos, and admire sights like the Natural Arch and Curzio Malaparte Villa. See the Lighthouse, Faraglioni, and pass through the famous Arch of Love. If you have chosen the option with a swimming stop, the boat will drop anchor at Marina Piccola near the Faraglioni Rocks. Jump in the water to go swimming and enjoy a wonderful view of the Faraglioni Rocks. Then, settle in for some Limoncello tasting, an Italian lemon liqueur mainly produced in Southern Italy, especially in the region around the Sorrento. Have about 6 hours of free time to explore the island by yourself. The departure back to Piano di Sorrento is in the late afternoon. Once at the port of Piano di Sorrento, be transferred back to the starting point.

Capri: Island and Grottos Boat Cruise with Snacks and Drinks

Capri: Island and Grottos Boat Cruise with Snacks and Drinks

Discover Capri's striking coastline and natural wonders from the sea on a boat cruise. Marvel at the incredible grottos that dot the coast and splash into the water for a cooling dip and snorkel. Then, sit back and relax onboard with a refreshing drink, soaking up the Italian sun in style. Begin your tour at the port of Marina Grande in Capri. Look over your included detailed map of Capri island and head over to your boat. Sail off and along the way, enter the Marvellous Grotto, the White Grotto, and the Green Grotto. Admire the Natural Arch, the Villa of Curzio Malaparte, the lighthouse of Punta Carena, and the Faraglioni as you pass through the famous Arch of Love. Listen to your captain as they explain the history of these beauties of Capri. Stop to go swimming and snorkeling, and relax on board as you sip on a refreshing drink. At the end of the tour, you will return to the port of Marina Grande. 

From Naples: Island of Capri Full-Day Tour with Lunch

From Naples: Island of Capri Full-Day Tour with Lunch

Sail to the island of Capri from Naples on a hydrofoil. Explore the colorful streets of Capri and see the Piazzetta and the Gardens of Augustus. Hear the history from your guide and enjoy a traditional lunch. Be picked up at your hotel or other agreed meeting point in Naples and transferred to the port. At the port meet the professional guide who will accompany you on your visit to the enchanting island of Capri. The hydrofoil ride to Capri will take around 40 minutes. The first stop on your guided visit to the island is Marina Grande. Head up to Anacapri by minibus, a short and fun trip that affords marvelous views. Take a stroll in the famous Piazzetta, known as the lounge of the world, and the place to be seen for movie stars and VIPs since the times of la dolce vita in the 1950s and 60s. Your guide will tell you all about the island and its history and lead you to the Gardens of Augustus, and along the charming Via Camerelle, Via Tregare, and to the village center. Stop for lunch at a typical local restaurant, where you’ll enjoy the pleasant and refreshing local flavors. After lunch you’ll take in the celebrated views of the Faraglioni, a sight cherished even by Roman emperors. At the end of the visit the guide will accompany you back to Naples, where a driver will be waiting to take you back to your hotel or meeting point.

From Naples: Capri and Blue Grotto Day Tour

From Naples: Capri and Blue Grotto Day Tour

Embark on a guided tour of the island of Capri and visit highlights, including the Blue Grotto and Mamma Mia Road. Meet your guide at the port of Naples and head by fast ferry to the beautiful island of Capri. Arrive at the island's main port, the picturesque Marina Grande. Visit the Blue Grotto if weather permits and follow the breathtaking Mamma Mia Road to the second-largest center on the island, Anacapri. Soak up the views and explore its narrow streets and charming piazzas.  Next, travel to the main town of Capri and La Piazetta, the vibrant center of the island. Pass bustling hotels, restaurants, and open-air cafes before finding a spot to sit and relax in the warm sunshine. Enjoy some time to explore on your own before returning to the Marina Grande.

Capri: Island Sightseeing Tour with Blue Grotto Stop

Capri: Island Sightseeing Tour with Blue Grotto Stop

Let views of Capri take your breath away on this scenic cruise from Marina Grande to the Blue Grotto. Stop at the Blue Grotto and purchase a ticket to enjoy the cave's ethereal blue light. Cruise past sights like the Natural Arch, the Green Grotto, and the Scugnizzo Statue.  Hop aboard the comfortable boat which includes amenities like a bathroom. Settle into your seat and enjoy the vibrant colors of Marina Grande from the water as you depart. Feel the sea breeze in your hair as you gaze out at cliffs covered in verdant Mediterranean scrub. Get up close the Faraglioni rock formation, the Natural Arch, the White Grotto, and the Green Grotto. Have some free time to buy a ticket to enter the Blue Grotto. Take in the grandeur of the Villa Malapart and snap a picture of the lighthouse of Punta Tragara.  Wave back at the Scugnizzo Statue at Punta del Capo and see the area called Tiberius' Leap where it is said that the ancient emperor sent disobedient servants over the cliff. Cruise past the resort town and sheltered beach of Marina Piccola. Return to your starting point at the end of your tour. 

From Naples: Capri, Anacapri, and Blue Grotto Full-Day Trip

From Naples: Capri, Anacapri, and Blue Grotto Full-Day Trip

Discover the island of Capri on a full-day trip from Naples with a local guide. Visit the Blue Grotto or take a shared boat ride around the island, depending on sea conditions on the day. Explore the town of Anacapri, and have free time for shopping. After meeting your guide, catch the fast ferry together to Capri. Once there, travel around the island on a comfortable shuttle bus and learn about its highlights and history from your guide. If sea conditions permit, discover the famous Blue Grotto. If this isn't possible, take a boat tour around Capri and enjoy the chance to see the Faraglioni rocks and natural caves. Next, head to Anacapri to stroll through the town, or catch the chairlift to Mount Solaro, at your own expense. Make a stop for lunch (not included) and soon after reach the main square of Capri, La Piazzetta. There, get some time to savor a delicious coffee, walk around the typical streets, and hit the shops. The tour will end in Marina Grande, Capri's main port, where you will catch the return ferry to Naples.

From Sorrento: Capri Island Boat Day Trip

From Sorrento: Capri Island Boat Day Trip

Begin your day with convenient pickup from your hotel, followed by arrival at the marina where your trip starts. After checking in, the tour assistants will help you get to your boat. Once the group is ready the boat will leave towards Capri Island. As the boat glides along, discover rare views of the island, take photos of tucked-away grottos, and snap one-of-a-kind photos. Stop for a swim if the weather permits along the way. Take the chance to explore on your own, relax on the beach, and swim at Marina Piccola with 4 hours of free time to do as you please. Return to the boat to finish circling the island and then head back to the marina where your journey began. Once docked, tour assistants will be there to help you you back to your place of pickup.

From Sorrento: Capri Island Day Trip with Boat Cruise

From Sorrento: Capri Island Day Trip with Boat Cruise

Soak up coastal views of Sorrento on a relaxing boat trip to the island of Capri. Swim and snorkel in the crystal waters with the gear provided and enjoy drinks and snacks on board. After a guided cruise with swim stops, get free time to explore the island of Capri at your own pace. Start with a short briefing, and then head off on a scenic cruise to the island of Capri. Departing from Marina Grande, pass by Regina’s Giovanna Baths and enjoy views of the Ancient Roman Villa Pollio. As you approach the Isle of Capri, see the statue of the Scugnizzo, the Grotta del Corallo, the Grotta Bianca, the Natural Arch, Villa Malaparte, the Faraglioni, the Bay of Marina Piccola, the Grotta Verde, and the Lighthouse at Punta Carena. After cruising around the island, get 4 hours of free time to visit the center of Capri. Head to Piazza Umberto I, better known as the Piazzetta, a small square dominated by the profile of the island's Monte Solaro. Explore the heart of Capri's social life. In the late afternoon, get back onboard and cruise slowly back to the mainland, leaving the legendary island behind.

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Overall rating

4.4
(4,064 reviews)

Luigi was amazing and we loved our beautiful day. We lucked out and were able to see the Blue Grotto, take the chairlift up to the top of Anacapri and still had over 3 hours to explore Anacapri and Capri before Luigi arranged a private bonus boat tour around the island and because the weather was perfect, we were able to go inside several other caves in our boat. These bus drivers and boat captains know what they are doing. Thanks for an amazing day Luigi!

Our day trip was fantastic. Exceeded our expectations thanks to Marco. He was so kind and friendly. Marco explained everything to perfection. We certainly had the best time. Hope to have a day trip again with Marco. Thank you so much for everything 💛

A great day, with Michelle, he was very knowledgable and adjusted the day based on how busy it was in Capri, enabling the group to do additional options during the day, sorting tickets and timings to suit everyone.

Our guide Gerardo made us enjoy the landscapes very well with Neapolitan sympathy. Thank you

Day trip was really good and well organised. Would have liked maybe an hour extra in Capri