Sorrento - chic & sophisticated Holiday rentals - villas & apartments to rent in Sorrento

Sorrento is a magical town on the Amalfi Coast and has been attracting visitors since the Roman times. With the fragrance of lemons in the air, vineyards and olive groves hugging the mountain side plus the international feel of the place, Sorrento is a must see resort on the Amalfi coast.

As you head south from Nalpes, Sorrento is the first main town on the glorious Amalfi Coast. Perched on top of soaring cliffs looking out in to the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius beyond, Sorrento has everything you could wish for on your summer holidays. From amazing restaurants and cafe, serving every flavour of ice-cream imaginable, to the pedestrianised narrow cobbled streets that are full of designer shops, Sorrento swiftly gets you in to holiday mode.

At a glance...
Restaurants 50+
Distance to beach Beach resort
Ferry service
Car recommended
Nearest airport Nalpes (53km)
Nearest train station Sorrento

Sorrento - featured Sorrentovillas

Sorrento has an excellent stock of tourist beds from luxurious 5-star hotels to private holiday rentals - beach and hillsside villas or town centre apartments. Given that Sorrento is a large town, the accommodation can be a short drive from the centre and beach and therefore a car is highly recommended although parking it once in the centre is another question! - public transport or taxi is bt far the better option.

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Things to see and do in Sorrento

Sorrento and the surrounding area is full of interesting villages, historic sites and countryside to explore. Here are a few suggestions...

  • Take a boat to the stunning island of Capri and see the underwater grotto
  • The ruins of Pompeii are just a short drive away - best visied outside of the peak summer season as it tends to get very busy - plus a tour of Mount Vesuvius
  • Cross the peninsula to the bustling town of Amalfi with its hilly back alleys lined with boutiques and cafes
boats at capri amalfi coast

Our view

Self catering accommodation is ideal for family holidays and staying in one of the largest towns on the Amalfi Coast has the added benefit of having everything you need to make a great holiday on your doorstep. It's also an ideal base for exploring the rest of the beautiful villages on the Amalfi coas, and a resort you will probably visit again and again.

During the summer, Sorrento and the whole Amalfi coast is a melting pot of tourists from all over the world who go to soak up the electric evening atmosphere, experience the natural beauty of the coastline, wine, dine and relax.