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Dream Holiday on a Sailboat with Captain Nicola

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Last updated: 04/18/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Boat
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Sleeps 6. 3 Bedroom. 1 Bathroom.

Capri, Positano, Ischia, Procida, Sorrento, Amalfi, Naples, Li Galli are just some of the most beautiful places in the world that have fired the imagination and inspired poets, painters, musicians, writers and so on. The boat is parked in the port of Castellammare di Stabia, strategic and central location to visit by land also Pompeii, Herculaneum and Vesuvius. Well served by all means of transport: Bus and FS; The port is located in the city center all amenities are within walking distance. Nearby is the maritime station of the Metro del Mare from 10 July provides fast links to: Naples, Capri, Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi, Agropoli, Acciaroli, Palinuro, Marina di Camerota and others. If you hare homesick for the cool, no problem: about 500 m there is a cable car that, in a few minutes with a spectacular trip will take you on Mount Faito to 1000 meters above sea level where you will enjoy a breathtaking view. Transfer service (€ 15 each people) from Naples airport or train station (round trip30€ ). Minimum stay 2 days 2 pax.
Kitchen with oven, refrigerator, hot water, indoor and outdoor shower. TV with USB, stereo.

For an additional skipper fee you can exit at sea with Captain Nicola to visit any mentioned places

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Some Reviews:
- My boyfriend Joe and I spent 5 days on the KalaNag and it was amazing! Captain Nicola is an amazing person. He's so fun, and was such a pleasure to be around from beginning to end. He always made sure we felt comfortable and safe. He is a very skilled captain and knows how to not only handle his boat, but direct his guests properly so that we felt in control as well. The boat was also kept very clean- we felt right at home. We sailed and stayed in Sorrento, Capri, Positano and Amalfi. It was great to be able to take the boat places and then go into shore by dingy whenever we wanted to explore. Sleeping under the stars on the water at night while staring at towns people only see through paintings is a once in a lifetime experience. We loved the feeling of being with a local, with insider knowledge of the areas and tips on places to go. We were able to avoid almost all the tourists and crowds and really experience Sorrento and Capri at our own pace. We are recommending this to anyone that wants an adventurous out of the box vacation. Saying 'we sailed the Amalfi Coast' has a pretty good ring to it when you get back home. We're going to be keeping in touch with Nicola, as well as rave about this trip forever
- !Wow! What a stay we had on the Kalanag with Nicola. We set sail as soon as we had stocked up (Nicola was kind enough to drive us to the supermarket) and spent the next 4 night 5 days meandering around one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. It was stunning, Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano and Capri, and Nicola stopped whenever we wanted so we could swim or visit these amazing places. If you decide to stay on the boat, you MUST do this - it is the only way to see this area! Do not just stay moored as it would be a real shame for you to miss this opportunity. The boat was immaculately kept. There were 4 of us and it was cosy but it was what we expected size wise and weel equipped with everything you need - we were lucky enough to have unseasonably good weather so spent the majority of our time on deck. I couldn't recommend Nicola and his boat highly enough and hope to go back again to stay on the Kalanag! We met a great person in Nicola and hope to remain friends and see him again soon! Ciao Capitano! :)
-We had a fabulous stay on Nicola's sailing boat. The boat was comfortable and very well maintained. We really loved having our breakfast on deck each morning watching life in the marina go by. We chose to stay in Castellammare because it is easy to reach Pompei and Ercolano and not as touristy as other towns in the area. Nicola is a great host and our day out on the boat around the coast was just superb with lunch at a beach restaurant. Highly recommend a stay there.Absolutely a fantastic and unforgettable vacation, the major highlight of my two week trip to Italy. Nicola is a great host: an intelligent and funny man who's also an excellent captain and skipper (I remember the great compliment he received from another skipper at the Amalfi port). He's a great companion but also gives privacy to the group. Upon our arrival he took us to a simple yet delicious trattoria in Castellamare di Stabia and made sure we are graffa from a very popular street vendor - graffa is a kind of deep fried donuts filled with your choice of Nutella or white chocolate - so delicious! You may not find Castellamare as stunning as the other towns on the Naples Bay, but it's authentic and charm is in the details. We spent 4 days and 4 nights inside the Kala Nag. It's a lovely sailboat with 3 cabins and very well kept. Captain Nicolas sleeps in one cabin, so the other cabins are reserved for guests. We were 3 guests (one couple and myself). It was comfortable enough for the 3 of us. Be aware that this is not a luxury boat. The cabins are small, but comfortable enough for 1-2 people each. There's one small bathroom. If you don't sleep on a port, the boat will move a little, so take some pills with you if you get sea sick. Our small group had to rely on those pills and they worked just fine. Cooking appliances and a fridge are available. Nicola brought us fresh fruit, wine and even freshly made pastries in our first morning. The deck is where all of the socializing happens. It was absolutely priceless to sleep under the stars in Capri, swim in front of ancient ruins in Amalfi, take a wonderful dive in the ocean in Positano and see the golden sunsets while listening to bossa nova and Italian jazz. We spent one evening in the port of Amalfi and enjoyed the friendliness of the staff there. Captain Nicolas made sure to select his favorite swimming spots and told us wonderful tales of historical and mythological facts associated with those islands and towns. If you pay enough attention you can even see Ulysses' mermaids :) At the end of our trip Nicola even drove us to the ruins of Pompei, just 5km away. If you have an adventurous spirit, enjoy stunning nature and history, this is the trip for you. I would definitely recommend Captain Nicolas and his lovely sailboat to anyone. I cannot wait to go back. Captain: thanks for making this trip so memorable. More than a great host, you became a friend. Grazie, cheers, salute!


Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, italian
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/18/2017

Property Type

  • Boat

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Leisure Activities

  • Boating

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    There is a payment secure parking at about 100 mt...moreless

  • Towels Provided


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove


Write a review 4.2
from 5 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Medium season
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2017
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest

High season
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2017
4 night min stay

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleanig fee $70


The extra fees can be payed at check out only in Cash

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/18/2017
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30 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
30 Metres
Nearest Ferry
Castellammare di Stabia
600 Metres
Nearest Train
Castellammare di Stabia
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant

Owner info

About the owner: My passion is the sea. Anyone who knows me considers me a nice person, reasonable, reliable, helpful and honest. I do not like to submit to injustice. I always try to leave a good memory of me, wherever I go back I am always welcomed. I do not like to involve myself in other people's affairs, I am not curious. I love sports, art, reading and music. I like to eat well and drink, little but good. I always try to explore topics that interest me. I love my children and my wife. My hospitality is discreet, I am always open to dialogue and to be in company but do not like being intrusive, I try to put at ease my guests, I do my best because their stay is a pleasant, relaxing and fun. My slogan: "The best captain afford the storm in the port tavern"

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Speaks: english, italian
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/18/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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