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Punta Carena

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Guarded by Capri's lighthouse, bathed in sunshine from dawn 'til dusk.

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The Lighthouse of Punta Carena dominates the Southwestern coast of the island of Capri. Looming behind the lighthouse, there is the precipice of the Migliera, lined with defense walls built by the British at the start of the 19th century in order to protect Capri from invasion. In front of the lighthouse, the sea extends all the way to Sicily.

The light house, 'faro' in Italian, was built in 1866. The second tallest in Italy (after Genoa), it is among the most important of all those guarding over the Tyrrhenian Sea . At Punta Carena the seabed descends extremely quickly and, at only 500 meters from the coast, is already 600 meters deep.

Our insider tip

This has to be the best place on the whole island in which to sit and watch the sun setting over the sea, an aperitif in hand.
Sensational in the summer, Faro is wonderful in the winter too - when the sea is at its most powerful.

Caressed by crystal clear water and bathed in the sun all day long: it's not surprising if Faro is the islanders' favorite beach. Then there's the beach club, with a series of private sun decks and steps leading down into the sea; a snack bar serving panini and salads; and a water edge restaurant where to enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner.

Bar and beaches at the Faro

How to get to the lighthouse and Punta Carena

  • By bus, from the main Viale Tommaso de Tommaso stop, in Anacapri.
  • On foot, walking along Viale Tommaso de Tommaso and Via Nuova del Faro (40 minutes circa)
Capri Boat Service Luxury - Private Boat Tour of Capri by Speedboat Pick

Excursions by sea

Private Boat Tour of Capri by Speedboat

Discover the most beautiful hidden caves and coves along the coast of Capri by luxury speedboat! Choose a 4 hour or 8 hour tour to explore the breathtaking coastline, including sights like the Faraglioni, the Punta Carena lighthouse, and the famous Blue Grotto in style and comfort!

By Capri Boat Service Luxury

from € 600 € 670 -10% max 10 passengers

(Terms and conditions)

Danilo, Marco e Pierpaolo

(Proprietari)

Capri Boat Service - Special Offer- 2 hour tour of Capri by gozzo + swimming Pick

Excursions by sea

Special Offer- 2 hour tour of Capri by gozzo + swimming

Are you staying in Capri in April or May? Have you got a few hours to see the island by the sea? Don't worry! Our special spring tour will accompany you along the coast to admire all the grottoes included the famous Blue Grotto in just 2 hours!

By Capri Boat Service

from € 140 € 160 -13% max 7 passengers

(Terms and conditions)

Danilo, Marco e Pierpaolo

(Proprietari)

Capri Boat Service Transfer  - Transfer Naples-Capri by speedboat + car Pick

Transport and Rental

Transfer Naples-Capri by speedboat + car

Travel to Capri from Naples (or vice versa) in just 40 minutes on board a high-speed luxury speedboat for a fast and comfortable arrival in style! This all-inclusive service begins with a pick-up by private car at your hotel on Capri or airport/station in Naples.

By Capri Boat Service Transfer

from € 780 € 850 -8% max 8-10 passengers

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Insider Tips

Nello

(Insider)

The Island of Capri on Scooter

Marina Grande, Capri, Anacapri, Punta Carena's Lighthouse, the Blue Grotto: discover al the island's sights in just a few hours by scooter!

Towers and Forts

A series of forts built by the British punctuate the pathway tracing the coastline between the Grotta Azzurra and Punta Carena.

Restaurants

Lido del Faro €€

Taste the sea, savor the sunset

Tel. +39 081 8371798

Bathing Establishments

da Antonio

The most famous "caponata" of Capri

Lido del Faro

A crystalline sea and the most beautiful sunset in Capri

Excursions by sea

Capri Boat Service

Passion on the waves

Capri Boat Service Luxury

The luxury lifestyle on the sea off Capri

Capri Island Tour

Fun in the sun on a boat tour off Capri

Transport and Rental

Capri Boat Service Transfer

Experience and reliability at sea