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This stretch of coastline has often been described as the most beautiful in the entire Mediterranean. One after another, green and rocky mountains plunge dramatically into the Mediterranean blue sea. The famous Amalfi Coast road clings to the...more
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84017, Positano, Italy
+39 334 814 8254
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 January 2013

We were fortunate to spend five days in Positano this past summer and we spent part of every day at this beach. Each day we rented loungers and the beach attendant was always kind enough to give us a convenient area and offer us beach...More

10  Thank Bonniebelle4
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 September 2012 via mobile

The location is lovely and the bars and beach side cafes are very convenient. On the negative 7 euros each is more expensive than Amalfi or Maiori for beds and the stones are those horrible round pebbley type that really hurt when you walk on...More

3  Thank Hughsie2
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went there early June and it was a bit cloudy so the beach does not look as nice, the water was too cold for us. Walking there from the Grande Spaggia, the view is beautiful.

Thank _ngth_d2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fornillo Beach is a short walk (maybe 7-10 minutes or so from the main beach/ferry dock in the town of Positano. The walk there has incredible views and if you prefer not to walk, you can also take a small boat over (or back) from...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach was rocky but the view was beyond beautiful. Shops, the church, and homes overlooked the coastline and the blue water that lapped the shore.

Thank Melaney68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

T family and I visited in mid-October and had great weather, so a beach outing was a must.. This beach is a quick walk from the main beach and piazza in Positano but gets you away from the bigger crowds. Nice bars where you can...More

Thank scottcrabb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family spent the day at the beach. It was 25 Euro for two chairs, an umbrella and towels to be in the front row of this beach. It is all rocks so you need shoes or flip flops to protect your feet. Once we...More

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Very nice beach,the perfect place for a swim....mostly in the morning when it s not so crowded.The water is crystal clear.Had a great time there.

Thank bogdanandrada
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely beach, helpful waiters all around to serve and assist. Good value! Beds, umbrellas food and drinks available. Toilets and private changing cabins also.

Thank GraceOrchid
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Ate here last night. Very simple but beatifully presented and good portions. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff with good service. Positano always very expensive but Formillo is (for Positano) good vfm.

1  Thank GLC8261
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Smaller, picturesque and less crowded than the main beach, but an easy walk into town. Some good restaurants in Fornillo itself meant we didn't have to go into to town or book in advance. Stayed at Hotel Dimora Fornillo...would stay again in a heartbeat!!

1  Thank Navigate722090
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

The smaller of Positano’s beaches, reached by a pretty walk and judging by Italian custom and beach etiquette, a good choice and this time of year. Loved the views, enjoyed the swimming and hospitality.

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Tamar T
29 May 2018|
Response from Lina T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are a couple of bars and restaurants suitable for brunch or lunch... not so much for a fancy dinner.
26 April 2018|
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Response from RPMP2004 |
yes. but not sure if they are reserved for customers of the hotel.
11 August 2017|
Response from richardgG1237GW | Reviewed this property |
I liked Fornillo.