The Cilento is an area of the province of Salerno , rich , and famous for its priceless natural beauty . Here, away from the cold modern urbanization , it is possible to experience a dream holiday , full of relaxation and fun.
Organize a holiday catamaran, selecting the perfect medium in one of the charter large and experts in chartering catamarans in the Cilento Coast , allowing you to fully enjoy all the wonders that these places have to offer. In particular, we will focus on what to see in Castellabate and what to admire in its surroundings , aboard a catamaran.
Castellabate in Cilento
Castellabate nel Cilento certainly represents one of the most interesting areas of this area and, therefore, the most popular destination.
Always blue flag and immersed in the Cilento National Park ” Vallo di Diano and Alburni “, Castellabate is included in the marine protected area of Santa Maria di Castellabate and is rich in animal and plant species , history and culture.
What to see in Castellabate and surroundings
The beauty of this area leaves no doubt: it must be visited entirely .
Once reached by sea, you cannot leave out Santa Maria di Castellabate, the most important and evocative hamlet of this municipality that is divided between mountains and sea.
From there , it is possible to go up the mountain to reach the San Costabile viewpoint , the castle and the village where many scenes of the film Benvenuti al Sud were shot.
Alternatively , from Santa Maria di Castellabate it is possible to continue to reach the beach of Punta Licosa, a marine protected area and still very wild.
Getting to Punta Licosa by boat is very suggestive : the splendid colors of the bays and inlets create a unique, characteristic and unforgettable landscape .
What to do in Castellabate
If you don’t know what to do in Castellabate, know that you will be spoiled for choice.
Dividing between sea and mountains, in fact, this place satisfies its all:
- trekking enthusiasts
- lovers of the sea and the sun
You can walk in the alleys of the village and then stop to eat one of the delicacies of this area such as, for example, the buffalo mozzarella, or, the white artichoke of Paestum, and taste one of the local DOC wines such as the red Cilento or the Cilento white. In the afternoon, you can reach the Marina Piccola beach or the nearby Punta Licosa beach, where you can rest and enjoy the sun and the crystal clear sea.
The events that will return to revive the municipality
Furthermore, during the year, the municipality organizes numerous events:
- the Palio della Stuzza (August)
- the Leucosia Prize (September)
- Christmas at the Borgo
Take a look at the calendar before leaving, you can head right in the vicinity of these holidays which, with positive forecasts, will come back next year to revive and rekindle the nightlife and fun that Covid 19 unfortunately took away.
In this regard, we remind you how catamaran rental is the ideal solution for enjoying a safe holiday, away from the virus and worries it still raises.
Punta Licosa is a fraction of Castellabate: with only 72 inhabitants, it deserves a separate mention.
It extends along the coast from which you can see the island of Licosa: a semi-submerged islet that can only be reached by sea. Punta Licosa can also be reached along a path of a few kilometers, starting from San Marco di Castellabate. However, arriving in this hamlet of Castellabate by boat, admiring the colors of its inlets, is definitely a more beautiful and unforgettable experience.