Hotel near Path of the Gods Amalfi Coast
The 3-star Hotel Holiday in Praiano overlooks the sea that bathes the enchanting Amalfi Coast, offering its guests a breathtaking view, romantic sunrises and magnificently sunny days to brighten your vacation in the heart of one of the world's hottest vacation spots.
The views from the hotel rooms' balconies are as enchanting as the small fishing village of Praiano, the residence of the Amalfi Maritime Republic Dukes, just a stone's throw from the lively and beautiful Positano.
In this oasis of relax and tranquility, Hotel Holiday guests are surrounded by terraced citrus groves in the ideal location for those who love an easy trek down the paths and trails that lead to the sea and small coves.
Praiano has ancient origins. If fact, its first settlement, Pelagianum, dates back to Roman times. The Republic's Dukes' preferred summer residence, it has been embellished through time by the beautiful San Luca Church, where you can admire an amazing colored majolica tile pavement, various artworks and a seventeenth century statue of the saint.
The lower part of Praiano extends to Marina di Praia, along a dock you can reach on foot or by car that opens onto a beach carved in the rock under a captivating headland. Boats leave from here to tour the island of Capri, the Emerald grotto and the other wonders of the Amalfi Coast.
Hotel Holiday guests are also near magical Sorrento, the ceramics from the splendid Vietri sul Mare, the fishing village of Furore, the Vesuvius and Pompeii and Herculaneum archeological sites, Naples and its magnificent city center, Ischia, Capri and the Blue Grotto.
Amalfi and Positano
Nestled between the Lattari Mountains and the coast, Amalfi is just 7 km from Praiano. The natural beauty, irresistible charm and glorious history of the Maritime Republic make it a must see destination for any traveler.
Don't miss the Paper Museum, the magnificent Santa Croce shore, the Historic Regatta and the Sant’Andrea Cathedral.
Even closer to Praiano is Positano, worldly and chock full of boutiques, the pinnacle of the Amalfi Coast with its crystal-clear sea, narrow alleyways, porticos and underpasses. Leading Italian and international directors often choose it for their film sets.
- Sentiero degli Dei (The Path of Gods)
- Positano (Km. 4)
- Amalfi (Km. 7)
- Emerald Grotto (Km. 3)
- Ravello (Km. 12)
- Sorrento (Km. 18)
- Vietri Sul Mare (Km. 30)
- Salerno (Km. 33)
- Pompeii (Km. 34)
- Herculaneum (Km. 41)
- Vesuvius (Km. 50)
- Naples (Km. 62)
- Paestum (Km. 70)
- Capri (12 Miles)
- Ischia (43 Miles)
- Procida (39 Miles)
How to get there
From the North: A1 highway (Autostrada del Sole) / A3 highway Salerno - Reggio Calabria to Naples / Castellammare di Stabia exit / follow the signs for Penisola Sorrentina - Sorrento - Positano – Praiano.
From the South: A3 highway Reggio Calabria – Salerno / Salerno Nord exit / follow the signs for Costiera Amalfitana / Vietri sul Mare SS 163 / Amalfi - Praiano.
The Naples Capodichino airport is 62 km away. To reach the hotel, take the A3 highway Salerno - Reggio Calabria, exit at Castellammare di Stabia and follow the signs for Penisola Sorrentina, Sorrento, Positano and lastly Praiano. Alternatively, you can book a taxi or shuttle when you reserve your room (extra charge).
The Naples Central Station is 62 km from the hotel. From here, take the Circumvesuvian train line to Sorrento and continue by bus (Sita) for Amalfi, getting off in Praiano. If you arrive at the Salerno station (33 km), continue by bus (Sita) to Amalfi and change to a bus for Sorrento, getting off in Praiano.