One of the most enchanting beaches of Capri is the Fontelina. It is located on the south side of the island and overlooks the legendary Faraglioni, the three rock outcroppings that jut from the water that are featured in so many picture postcards of Capri. It is truly a beautiful spot; it was once frequented by the Roman emperors. Be warned though: the gorgeous piece of paradise is reachable by boat (the easy way) or by a steep pathway that starts below the Punta Tragara overlook (the hard way, but worth the exertion). This isn't a beach in the traditional sense - there are no stretches of sand. It's rocky and the sea gets deep very quickly, making it unsuitable for children.

Use of the area is free, but the Fonelina Resort offers beach umbrellas and chairs for a fee to give you some shade during the hottest hours. They also run a well-noted restaurant where you can sample the specialties of Capri in style, with a great view! Reserve a table for lunch or dinner when you arrive for a magical meal.

The restaurant also offers a boat shuttle service to Marina Piccola, if you don't want to huff and puff back up the steep staircase.

PLEASE NOTE: This beach is not suitable for children. It is very rocky and the sea is deep.

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Address in Capri:

Localita' Faraglioni.

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