I have been dreaming of visiting the Amalfi Coast for a long time and this year I have finally made my dream come true.
The image which triggered in me the desire to visit this entire coast was the panorama offered by the small village of Positano.
The village lies on a beautiful mountain and it is in my opinion a very special place because the colored houses of the inhabitants display a breathtaking image.
It is well-known that the most famous view of Positano can be admired from a 300 hundred meter long beach, which is situated right at the foot of the mountain, opposite the archipelago of Li Galli. I am talking about Marina Grande Beach, which is considered the liveliest and the most famous beach in Positano.
A stretch of dark sand and grey pebbles surrounded by a few mountains and washed away by the blue water creates the scenery of this beach. Covered by a few colorful rows of umbrellas and equipped with sunbeds, changing rooms and showers, the beach is really comfortable in case you want to rest and relax. A few restaurants, terraces and bars situated near the beach offer a multitude of options when it comes to food.
Even if Marina Grande Beach is not one of my favorite beaches in the area, I have to admit that it is the place which offers a perfect panorama of the village. Spiaggia Grande Beach, as it is also called, is very popular among celebrities, so don’t be surprised if next to you there might be a famous person relaxing in the sunrays and enjoying the scenery.
Even if it is really easy to get to the beach by car, there are not enough parking spaces in the area, which is a problem for the tourists. This is why it is unlikely to find a parking place close to the beach, but this might be an advantage. If you park your car on top of the mountain and go down the stairs which lead to Marina Grande, you will have the chance to admire a stunning panorama of the entire beach. Believe me that this panorama is worth the effort!
All things considered, there is no way to plan a visit to the Amalfi Coast without adding Marina Grande Beach to your trip list.