Capri in January

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Capri in January
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Capri in January

Camilla

(Capri.com team)

Capri in January

To be honest, if we were to choose the worst month in which to visit Capri and the Amalfi Coast, it would have to be January. After the Epiphany holiday on the 6th, most hotels and restaurants on the island and coast close for the season, only to reopen at Easter.

In addition, January is the coldest month of the year, with frequent grey, rainy days.

  • Average high temperature (in Celsius): 15° C
  • Average low temperature (in Celsius): 10° C
  • Chance of rain: 30%
  • Chance of clouds: 50%
  • Average sea temperature (in Celsius): 15° C
  • Average daylight hours: 9

But there are also advantages to choosing this month to holiday on the island and coast: prices are definitely at the lowest during the year, and you won't encounter crowds or long lines. You can visit Pompeii and Herculaneum in peace, without having to deal with the hot summer sun on large tour groups, and you'll have the island of Capri virtually to yourself and can take advantage of discount shopping in the boutiques in Sorrento. January is also a great time to take a day trip to Naples and visit the museums and monuments.

Here are some tips for visiting Capri and the Amalfi Coast in winter:

Where to Stay

Choose Sorrento for your base, since businesses are open all year round.
This is the month in which you should book your summer vacation to have the widest choice of hotels!

Recommended experiences and tours

Choose from our selected and vetted tours & experiences. Book now for the best rates and availability!

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Departure from: Sorrento

Visit Positano, Amalfi & Ravello with Local Guide

€ 75 per guest

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

  • Visit Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello in a day
  • Avoid the hassle and bustle of public transportation
  • Local Offial Guide in English and Italian
Excellent (743)

Rent

Rent Your Scooter Online - Full Day (6 hours)

From € 55 Per scooter | Max 2 people

Duration 6 hours

Free cancellation

  • Your scooter will be waiting for you to hop on
  • From 10am to 4pm at an excellent price
  • We are in the center of Marina Grande, the port of Capri.
Excellent (454)

Rent

Book a Scooter Online

From € 30 Per scooter | Max 2 people

Duration 2 hours 3 hours 4 hours 5 hours 6 hours

Free cancellation

  • Flexible rental period
  • Assistance day and night
  • Capri on your own!
Excellent (454)

Departure from: Sorrento

Amalfi Coast Boat Tour from Sorrento

€ 119 per guest

Duration 8 hours

  • Tour by boat to avoid the coastal traffic
  • Free time to visit Positano and Amalfi
  • Small-group tour
Excellent (1661)

Departure from: Sorrento

Sorrento Coast and Capri Boat Tour - Bestseller

€ 105 per guest

Duration 8 hours

  • Boat tour for small groups helps you beat the crowds and enjoy a personal outing
  • Sorrento Coast and Capri from the sea, visit at the amazing sea caves and stops to swim and snorkel
  • Drinks, snacks, limoncello, and snorkeling equipment are all provided
Excellent (1661)

Departure from: Sorrento

Sorrento Coast and Amalfi Coast Boat Tour from Sorrento

€ 119 per guest

Duration 8 hours

  • Explore the best of the coast with a local expert on board
  • Stops to discover Positano and Amalfi by land
  • Sail along the Sorrentine and Amalfi Coasts with stops to swim and snorkel
Excellent (1661)

Departure from: Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano

Boat Tour of Capri via Della Pasqua 50 Yacht

From € 1,500 Per boat | Max 6 passengers

Duration 7 hours

Free cancellation

  • Personalized tour
  • Luxury yacht
  • Fast and powerful
Excellent (634)

Departure from: Naples, Sorrento

Full Day Amalfi Coast Tour with English-speaking Driver

From € 320 Per vehicle | Max 8 passengers € 340 -6%

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

  • No public transportation
  • See the highlights in one day
  • Air conditioning and wifi
Excellent (229)

Departure from: Naples, Sorrento, Positano

Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Mt. Vesuvius Tour

From € 320 EUR 40/hour for extra time € 340 -6%

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

  • A tour by private, air-conditioned car departing from Sorrento, Positano, or Naples with an experienced, English-speaking driver.
Excellent (229)

Departure from: Sorrento

Guided walking tour of Pompeii Skip-the-line Tickets

€ 69 per guest

Duration 4 hours (Morning)

Free cancellation

  • Spend a half day visiting the stunning archaeological site of Pompeii
  • Fast track entrance with tickets included
  • Official Local Guide in English and Italian
Excellent (743)

Departure from: Sorrento, Positano

Pompeii plus Wine and Food Tasting

From € 340 8 hour tour

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

  • Taste local wines
  • Visit the ruins of Pompeii
  • Luxury Mercedes
Excellent (229)

Departure from: Naples

Positano, Amalfi & Ravello Guided Tour from Naples

€ 89 per guest

Duration 8 hours (Morning)

Free cancellation

  • Visit the charming cities of Positano, Amalfi and Ravello
  • Free time to explore local boutiques, beaches and churches
  • Official Local Guide in English and Italian
Excellent (743)

Accommodations

Choose among our selected and reviewed accommodations on the island, with more than 12.000+ dream rooms reserved.

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Availability and prices

Just booked:

Alle Ginestre Bestseller

B&B and Homes - Anacapri

Alle Ginestre

From € 80
Breakfast included

Your Mediterranean home-from-home.

  1. Finally, an affordable holiday on the island of Capri!
  2. The countryside of Anacapri, on your doorstep
  3. The view of the Bay of Naples, from the terrace
Excellent (272)
Fuorlovado 40 Bestseller

Apartments - Capri

Fuorlovado 40

From € 130

Sleep in style in the center of Capri town.

Modern guest rooms
Centrally located in Capri town
Impeccable hospitality

Excellent (59)
Hotel Bellavista Bestseller

3 stars - Anacapri

Hotel Bellavista

From € 119
Breakfast included

A centrally-located hotel with views to die for? You've found it!

  1. The beautiful views of the sea surrounding Capri
  2. The strategic location slap-bang in the center of Anacapri
  3. Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
Very good (90)

Small Boutique Hotels - Capri

Casa Morgano

From € 370
Breakfast included

Your boutique hotel, made in Capri

  1. A luxury gem with view of the sea surrounding Capri
  2. Panoramic pleasures in your room and by the pool
  3. The delicious Mediterranean cuisine served at lunch
Excellent (344)
Grand Hotel Quisisana Bestseller

5 stars luxury - Capri

Grand Hotel Quisisana

From € 429
Breakfast included

Capri: The Piazzetta, The Faraglioni, The Blue Grotto, and...The Quisisana

  1. Hotel Quisisana is all the elegance of Capri
  2. VIP watching at the Quisi Bar
  3. Innovative luxury for more than 150 years
Excellent (987)

B&B and Homes - Capri

Capri Town

From € 270

Your home in the shadow of the Piazzetta

  1. Breakfast on the terrace overlooking the Bay of Naples
  2. A house in the heart of Capri - just for you!
  3. Two minutes and you're in the legendary Piazzetta
Excellent (32)

3 stars - Anacapri

Villa Ceselle

From € 140
Breakfast included

Your elegant island home, in Anacapri

  1. A holiday in a historic house, in the center of Anacapri
  2. Meals to remember at the Da Gelsomina restaurant
  3. A swim in the pool overlooking the Bay of Naples
Excellent (188)

B&B and Homes - Anacapri

Villa Pollio

From € 145
Breakfast included

Live like a local in a historic island home

  1. An authentic island villa in the center of Anacapri
  2. Completely renovated and furnished in 2017
  3. A warm welcome from the Pollio family
Excellent (34)

B&B and Homes - Anacapri

Il Tramonto

From € 125
Breakfast included

Bed & Breakfast (with sunset included!)

  1. Watch the sun set, aperitif in hand, from the terrace lounge
  2. The effortless elegance of a traditional island home
  3. Discover Anacapri, the "other" Capri
Excellent (248)

B&B and Homes - Anacapri

Il Giardino dell'Arte

From € 120
Breakfast included

A garden B&B with an artistic touch

  1. Views of the sunset you're unlikely to ever forget
  2. Breakfast featuring homemade treats and freshly-picked fruit from the garden
  3. A relaxing dip in the jetted pool for 12
Excellent (555)

B&B and Homes - Anacapri

Boutique B&B Bettola del Re

From € 140
Breakfast included

A welcoming B&B with a shabby chic vibe in the heart of Anacapri

  1. A fabulous location int he center of Anacapri
  2. Book the spacious Deluxe
  3. Linger over breakfast on the terrace
Excellent (100)

4 stars - Capri

Hotel Syrene

From € 285
Breakfast included

4 stars and a secret garden

  1. The unbeatable location - on Via Camerelle!
  2. Rooms with a view of the Faraglioni
  3. The lemon garden, with pool and bar
Excellent (399)

Guide to restaurants on the island

A table with a view, dinner on a budget, an elegant gourmet meal...here is our guide to the best restaurants on Capri.

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Restaurants - Capri

E' Divino €€

Tales of the unexpected

  1. The bohemienne atmosphere
  2. Its delicacies such as "gnocchi di baccalà" and "pasta alla genovese"
  3. The garden for summer meals, the fireplace for the winter ones
Very good (612)

Restaurants - Anacapri

Pizzeria Aumm Aumm €€

Yummy scrummy Anacapri!

  1. More of 30 types of pizza to choose among
  2. Homemade cakes
  3. A glass of "limoncello" at the end of the dinner
Excellent (875)

Restaurants - Anacapri

Al Buco Rosticceria €€

Streetfood, island style!

  1. Right in the center and easy to find
  2. Traditional wood oven-fired pizzas
  3. Fried finger foods, salads, and other take-away specialties

Restaurants - Capri

Molo 20 €€

Place your order online and take a freshly prepared lunch on board your boat!

Delicious light dishes
Packaged perfectly for boat trips
Order and pick up without waiting in line

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