It is said that the residents of Arola, a hamlet high in the hills above, walked down a steep path to bathe at this beach, a few miles outside Positano. La Calcara is named for because of the lime quarries (calcara) which once thrived here. The old quarry is still used as a natural shelter for boats and fishing equipment.

The pebble beach is about fifty meters. It's southern exposure keeps it sunny until early afternoon. It's a lovely setting with a strip of sand, next to the old quarry, where you'll see fishing boats resting on the shore.

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