Where we stay on the Amalfi Coast:
The attractive, family run, four-star Hotel Jaccarino is located at the small village of Sant Agata sui due Golfi
which is 5 km from the town of Sorrento and 50 km south
of Naples. The three-story hotel is in a quiet, hill-top location and with
beautiful views of the Mediterranean and of Mount Vesuvius across the
bay in the distance. The dining room overlooks a large terrace
with a lovely swimming pool. There are attractive lounge areas and
bar with superb views over the bay.
Comfortable rooms have twin or double beds, air conditioning, flat-screen TV,
safe, minibar, and private modern bath with hair-dryer. The hotel
runs a free shuttle bus into the town of Sorrento.
ALL ROOMS ARE
Pictures of the hotel can be seen on their web-site
Breakfast and dinner are included.
Start the day with a delicious buffet breakfast that offers a wide choice
- coffee (including
specialty coffees), juices, cereal, fruit, yoghurt, cheese, eggs,
fresh-baked croissants and brioches. There is a special corner of the
local citrus fruit (in season).
Dinners are taken in the hotel dining room some nights. Here you will
experience the centuries-old culinary traditions of the Iaccarino
family including the famous "strascinati" pasta. . The dining room
offers a four course dinner with a choice of three options including one
vegetarian. Two glasses of house wine per person are included with dinners.
some nights we go to nearby restaurants to sample a variety of
Neapolitan cuisine (choice of menu). Although pizza
and pasta are the culinary symbols of Neapolitan cuisine, the Bay of
Naples region is also known for its superb cheeses (including the famous
mozzarella), its tasty fish and seafood dishes and its delicious ice
cream and pastries. One has to try such sweets as the "sfogliatella", "pastiera",
"zeppole" and many others, to say nothing of a whole range of delicious