The anchorages on Capri:
Marina Grande is located on the northern side of Capri island in the charming waters of Italy’s Tyrrhenian Sea near the Bay of Naples. Capri is a popular summer destination that is easily accessible to tourists through frequent ferries that depart from nearby Salerno as well as Positano and Amalfi. The trip takes a total of 30 minutes from Salerno and one hour from the Amalfi Coast. This is a crowded bay that remains busy and noisy at all times of the day. Visitors will enjoy easy access to the city of Capri where you can experience some of the best shopping and dining in the Mediterranean. The town tends to come alive during the night with a vibrant partying scene and it is where well-known celebrities can be spotted before they make their way back to their superyachts.
As the main port on the island, Marina Grande is in high demand during peak season which means you might struggle to find an appropriate spot. The high volume of day boats and constant movement during all hours of the day and night should also be taken into account. There is a total of 300 berths with a depth of 3-8 meters. Yachts can go stern or bows-to in the E part of the basin. The port offers good shelter from northerlies. Best to approach from the N and avoid going near the east breakwater section of the basin where there are a few shallow rocks. Prices reflect the high demand and luxury offerings on the island.
Near the port, you will find all the amenities and supplies yacht charters need for a comfortable stay. There is water and electricity available for most berths as well as fuel on the quay. Marina Grande also offers basic engine and electrical repairs with a crane up to 20T. In addition to restaurants and shops, there are affordable options for grocery stores near the harbour. While you don’t need a car for Capri, you will need to rent scooters or use public transportation to access other areas of the island. To visit Anacapri and enjoy the view of Mount Solano you will need transport.
Types of Boats that are in the Marina
Luxury sailboats, superyachts and catamarans can be spotted all around the marina.
Capacity and Technical Data
Marina Grande offers yacht charters protection from the wind and is one of the most visited ports on the Amalfi Coast. Visitors can look forward to thrilling activities with majestic sights of the glittering cobalt blue waters and grottos. The islands rugged beauty and unique topography have contributed to its premium feel, with stunning villas gracing the cliffside and exclusive offerings for those with the appropriate budget. Whether you choose to spend most of your time in your yacht, enjoying the vistas or tour the cosmopolitan town of Capri, this island will forever hold a spot in your heart.
Here is a video of Marina Grande in the beautiful Gulf of Naples where you will holiday in style.