Travel Blogs from Palinuro
I have a few days to catch up on. No wifi in Sorrento so no blog. An amazing drive from Lecce to Maratea - such dramatic mountains and valleyys and such winding roads. We stopped on the way to view some 5 th century bc ruins. Maratea in retrospect was a lovely area - a quieter version of Amalfi. We had wonderful views from our hotel balcony and black sand beaches a short walk below. On our fine afternoon we drove ...
... as they swam with us, criss-crossing the bow for a good 5 minutes. We motor-sailed all afternoon, pulling into the tiny harbor of Acciaroli around 6:30p.m., just as the sun was beginning to sink in the sky. After a quick splitting of a beer, Marina and I jumped off the boat, on our way to our favorite dress shop. What great deals we both got last year -- so excitedly we ran off, for just another shopping experience...... Before shopping, I wanted ...
We headed off at about 9am and drove down the main road south for an hour to the town of Palinuro. Here we waited for a boat to take us out to the caves that this area is renown for. Finally after some delays we headed out at 12:30. We went to three different caves and then ended up at a beach for a swim.
On the way back we tried to get into the blue grotto cave which is the most famous however the sea was too rough and so ...
Today we had a leisurely start to the day and headed to the beach near Castellabate. We found a spot with a nearby car park and headed down to the sandy beach. After an enjoyable swim and a bit too much sun we had lunch at a seaside bar and pizzeria.
after lunch we headed back up to the house and the Sam, Ethan, Ben and Abi had dinner while the ...
... and after another swim we headed back over into the plethora of boats and tied up to the ice cream boat and bought ice-cream and iced coffees. Our final stop was a deeper water one where we were able to jump off the roof of the boat and have loads of fun. We finally made it back to the marina around 5:30pm after an awesome day out. Headed home and had a light dinner and talked the night away over more wine and lemon-cello.
- Tennis Court
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet