Enjoy the Coast

Discover Sorrento an Amalfi Coast

Discovering the seabed

Rock of Vervece

Off the small port of Sorrento there is the rock of Vervece. An islet of rare beauty and part of the Marine Protected Area of Punta Campanella in the area "A", that enjoys maximum protection. His backdrops descend over 50 meters, populated by many marine species: Groupers, Scorpion Fish, octopus, whole herds of white bream, red sea fans, red Castagnole, Thrushes, Damsels and Serranidae. Flowering bushes of white hydroids swaying in the surf, stand all the way around the many Parazoanthus axinellae yellow-orange. Ability to see urchins very similar to tropical ones. At 12 meters you can see the bronze statue of the Madonna of Vervece, protector of the sub, and celebrated by a beautiful underwater procession on the second Sunday of September, on the occasion of the traditional feast of the Virgin Mary.

Rock of Vervece

Mitigliano's Grotto

The Cave is located in the bay of Mitigliano about three miles south of the harbor of Marina della Lobra. Located in area "C" of the Marine Protected Area, allows anchors and diving.
The route requires some diving experience because the cave has three conducted with stalactites in training. This has also a varied fauna composed of small crustaceans, crabs sleepers, sciaphilys, sponges, bryozoans, sea anemones of a pink-orange and specimens of brotula.

Mitigliano's Grotto

Penna's Rock

Located in area "B" at a short distance from the coast, in the Bay of Ieranto, is characterized by a hole surrounded by colorful daisies sea corals and nudibranchs.
Just 25 meters deep you can see the first big red gorgonian fans and shoals of bream, barracuda and salps, among the boulders groupers and many octopuses also of considerable size.
Going on a plane which extends to -20 meters, you can meet echinoderms uncommon melon like the hedgehog, hedgehogs crown, the star and the star pentagon frail, damselfish, sea bream, skipjack, croakers and moray eels, sharing their den with shrimp, octopus and grouper.

Penna's Rock

Islet Scrupolo

Located in the bay of Recommone in area "B" whose depths are deeper than 30 meters. Night dives are suggested to be Able to see the alicia mirabilis typical of the Mediterranean Sea, lobster, blue fish, nudibranchs, a star pentagon species of starfish, sea lilies, octopus and moray eels, The Latter Mainly visible at night.

Islet Scrupolo

Islet of Vetara

It 'a small desert island in the sea protected by the Park of Punta Campanella with the name of Zone "A". The depths, especially during the summer, are full of benthic life, with different showy marine species. Walls rich of white gorgonians, sponges, bryozoans and red damselfish. The best dive is at the end of his "shoe", a kind of rocky hill in the direction of the island. Sometimes you can encounter because of passage in the area, groups of pelagic fish, tuna and yellowtail.

Islet of Vetara

Punta Falcone

Punta Falcone offers a rich and varied backdrop and is located in area "C".
The dive leads to a huge boulder completely covered by wildlife and caves, ideal habitat for rockfish and lobster, as well as shelter for eels. The cave begins with a very short corridor, illuminated by the light that comes from 'high. At the end of this duct there are walls of magnose and spider crabs. The peculiarity of this dive is the descent along a rock wrapped yellow Parazoanthus and from various types of gorgonians as the eunicella cavolinii or Paramunicea.
The reef ends at around 40 meters where, in rocky crevices, you see big breams.

Punta Falcone

Papa Pit

Located in the area "B" has a uniform depth between -15 meters and -18 meter. Red and yellow gorgonians and sponges have colonized the entire wall, while the ravines and small cavities are home to moray eels, bream and other echinoderms.
It is also easy access to some isolated rocks on the sand filled with numerous large lobsters.

Papa Pit
1 | 2 | 3
«   Back to What to Do

Featured Accommodation

Hotel Caravel

Hotel Caravel

Sant'Agnello

The Hotel Caravel is elegant and modern, with 90 panoramic rooms, pool, restaurant and all comforts for a pleasant and relaxing stay.

+39 081 878 29 55

La maison des tout le monde

La maison des tout ...

Sorrento

Maison des tout le Monde will welcome you with courtesy and elegance ensuring you a memorable stay in Sorrento

+39 081 196 66458

+39 340 125 7381

Hotel Britannia

Hotel Britannia

Sorrento

For a relaxing holiday in Sorrento you choose the three-star comfort of Hotel Britannia

+39 081 878 27 06

La Limonella

La Limonella

Sorrento

Modern sea view apartment in the heart of Sorrento, with all necessary facilities for a relaxing stay.

+39 348 035 66 57

Angiolina Apartments

Angiolina Apartment...

Sorrento

Relais Villa Angiolina, dimora storica è un'incantevole perla della Penisola tra Golfo di Napoli e Costiera Amalfitana.

+39 081 878 45 23

Magi House

Magi House

Sorrento

Relais Magi House is located in a historic Sorrento century, furnished with designer and handmade furniture

+39 081 807 11 21

Tours and Transfer

Gianpiero Fiorentino

Gianpiero Fiorentino

Sorrento

Private transfer and tours to Sorrento, Amalfi Coast, Pompeii and Naples with a professional and expert english speaking driver.

+39 333 65 18 540

Caruso Limo

Caruso Limo

Sorrento

Private car rental with driver and transfers to and from airports, ports and train stations. Private tours and shore excursions.

+39 081 807 10 24

Aequa Limo

Aequa Limo

Vico Equense

Aequa Limo offers a car rental service and private tours in the Campania Region, with multilingual drivers

+39 338 90 55 628

Sorrento Top Car

Sorrento Top Car

Massa Lubrense

Sorrento Top Car organizes private transfers and excursions in Campania, offering professionalism, service quality and local knowledge.

+39 338 70 28 498

Curreri Viaggi

Curreri Viaggi

Vico Equense

Tours, guided tours and excursions on the Sorrento and Amalfi Coast. Private transfer and shuttle service from/to Naples Capodichino Airport

+39 081 8015420

MCR Travel

MCR Travel

Sorrento

La MCR Travel Agency è un'agenzia di servizi specializzata nell'organizzazione di viaggi.

+39 081 807 22 23