Discover a selection of 487 vacation rentals in Positano, IT that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $191 per night, and villas and houses are popular options for a stay in Positano. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Positano is a positively postcard-worthy place

Tucked into the steep hills of Italy's renowned Amalfi Coast, the stunning town of Positano is one of the most picture-perfect places you'll find anywhere in Italy. Once an impoverished fishing village, today it's one of the country's biggest tourist draws, thanks in large part to the tiers of colorful houses that fill the hills leading down to the Tyrrhenian Sea. Whether you're looking to shop, spend some quality time on the beach, or just kick back in a cafe that's worthy of a movie set, a Positano vacation rental has something for everyone in your travel crew.

Things to do

Positano will unleash your inner architecture buff

The town may be small, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in historic architecture. While you could spend days winding through the colorful streets, the biggest draw is the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Assunta, easily spotted by its majolica-tiled dome, which houses a Byzantine black Madonna icon. Museum lovers will want to spend some time wandering through the Municipal Museum or the Paper Mill Museum. For wonders of a more natural variety, head to the stunning Emerald Grotto nearby.

Activities

You'll fall in love with pebble beaches (no pesky sand here)

If you're only used to sandy beaches, you're in for a new treat—and a cleaner suitcase when you get home from your Positano vacation rental. The pebble beaches here are some of the best around, including Fornillo, Arienzo, and Laurito beaches. The centerpiece of them all is Marina Grande Beach, where the nightlife is as big of a draw. For the best views, explore the many scenic trails along the breathtaking cliffs. If heights aren't your thing, you can opt instead for a boat charter or sea taxi tour of the coast. Be sure to save some time to try the limoncello.

Weather

Pleasant days make for lovely Positano stays

Like much of the Mediterranean region, Positano is blessed with relatively mild winters and warm summers. The lows in the coolest months of November to April drop into the 40s overnight, so you'll probably want to pack layers. You'll generally never have to worry about snow, though (but this is when you'll get the most rain). Summers are much drier, with plenty of sunshine and highs in the mid-70s to mid-80s from June through September, making it the perfect time to take a dip in the cool sea waters.

Natural features

Some of the prettiest cliffs you ever did see

The western shores of Italy are known for their steep, picturesque cliffs, and the Amalfi Coast is certainly no exception. You'll want to pack some sturdy shoes when you head to your Positano vacation rental, because exploring the town will involve walking lots of steep hills (don't worry, it's worth it for the scenery). The pebble beaches of the Mediterranean Sea are at the base of it all, while heading inland will take you to the mountains. Go a bit farther and you'll reach Mount Vesuvius, one of the most famous (or infamous) volcanoes in the world.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Positano

The nearest airport is in Naples (NAP-Naples Intl.), located 20.3 mi (32.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Salerno (QSR-Costa d'Amalfi), which is 22.5 mi (36.2 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Positano, IT?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 487 vacation rentals around Positano. From 179 villa rentals to 160 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a beach property in Positano?

Sparkling waters, white sands and blue skies as a canvas. If this sounds like your idea of the perfect vacation, now's your opportunity to truly bliss out. Vrbo has 1,529 beachside rental properties. Alternatively, you might be interested in trying something else. Vrbo has stacks of properties to choose from, including:

  • 1,241 ocean-view vacation rentals.
  • 1,203 seaside vacation rentals.
  • 1,008 village vacation rentals.

Can I rent an apartment in Positano?

There's something really cool and exciting about staying in an apartment like a local. Whether it's a lofty view you're looking for or just an easy place to hang out, an apartment might just be perfect. You'll be able to select from 2,099 different options via Vrbo. How does $25 per night sound? That's what you could be spending if you don't put it off for too long! If that doesn't agree with your crew's style, we have a range of other rental options available, such as:

  • Villa: 1,340 vacation homes. Prices start from $45 per night.
  • House: 1,255 vacation homes. Prices start from $22 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 537 vacation homes. Prices start from $34 per night.

Can I stay in Positano in a large group?

Whether you're taking off on a break with the extended family or spending a few nights away with your old school gang, it's always lots of fun staying in a new place together! The good news is that Vrbo has options to suit you. The most popular choice for large groups here are apartment vacation homes, and we have 417 available. The lodging options that can cater to large groups in this area include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we've got 892 vacation homes perfectly suited for that size. Spend a night from just $39.
  • If you have 5 in your squad, you'll be happy to learn that there are 595 vacation homes suitable. You can get one for as little as $39 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with a group of 8? We've got 381 vacation homes that will suit. Prices begin at just $22 a night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can take your aunt, your grandpa and all your pals to Positano.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Positano?

Those noisy hotel swimming pools are no place to spend your precious vacation moments! Discover our affordable rentals now and make sure everyone in your crew has room to spread out. Barra is an awesome area to consider if you want to keep a handle on your budget. Vrbo has 4 rentals, and the average price is an affordable $68 per night. Rione Villa is another good option. Vrbo has 2 rentals here, and the average price is around $81 per night.

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