This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Island of Capri. To help you make friends with Island of Capri before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
The magnificent Island of Capri is a hidden paradise on the Amalfi Coast, south of Rome and Naples. Take a ferry for about an hour and a half from Naples, Sorrento, or Salerno, to reach the island. The ferry from Salerno passes by the Amalfi Coast, so on your way to Capri you can also take in the sights of the beautiful Amalfi and Positano, and the ferry from Naples passes by the popular tourist destination Sorrento.
Capri is a very expensive and upscale tourist destination, however you can find a few Island of Capri hostels to meet your more modest needs. The island is quite small and it is relatively easy to arrive to your hostel in Island of Capri. The island is divided into two districts, Capri and Anacapri. Capri is the more touristy part where your boat drops you off, while Anacapri is the beautiful upper part of the island. To reach Anacapri, you can walk uphill for about half an hour, take the chairlift for a small fee, or rent a scooter and drive the winding roads to your hostel.
Due to its small size, it is easy to navigate your way around Capri just by following the small paths that wind around the island. Just walking around the paths around Capri is a fantastic way to discover the island and its breathtaking views. You can stroll the island for hours, perusing the upscale shops of Anacapri, walking through the many gorgeous gardens, admiring all the ritzy homes and relaxing on the gorgeous beaches. It is also very worth it to take a boat tour around the island and into the famed Blue Grotto cave. The Blue Grotto tours take you on a small paddle boat into a small pitch dark cave to experience the surreal turquoise blue effect from the sunlight reflecting off the water inside the cave. It is a unique experience and worth the cost.
Book your hostel today to experience the wonder that is the Island of Capri. Make sure to book your Island of Capri hostel early, especially during the summer, as there are only a few budget options available! Don't miss this hidden beauty!
Written by local enthusiast for Island of Capri hostelsShannon Neuber