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La Fontelina

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Località Faraglioni - Capri - See map

La Fontelina

+39 081 8370845
+39 081 8374612 (Fax)

Official website:

www.fontelina-capri.com

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La Fontelina Bathing Establishments Capri

Swim at the foot of the dramatic Faraglioni

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La Fontelina

  1. Swim beneath Capri's iconic Faraglioni
  2. Bask in the sun on a soft beach mattress
  3. Sip their famed sangria
  • Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm, according to the weather.
  • Open every day
  • Annual closure: from 16 October 2018 to 15 April 2019

La Fontelina - Capri

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Have you ever seen that gorgeous Dolce e Gabbana perfume commercial? The one where the bikini-clad model emerges from the turquoise waves like a sea goddess? Well, that commercial was filmed right here.

Before becoming one of the most beautiful and exclusive beach clubs in the world, the Fontelina di Capri was simply a place. A hidden, magical cove known only to locals at the foot of the Faraglioni, where the deep blue water reflects the sparkling Mediterranean sun on the dramatic cliffside, and the only sounds are the waves and the sea breeze.

Already during Roman times, a string of emperors and their courts had discovered this breathtaking beach, and made it their chosen seaside pleasure retreat. And with this winning mix of natural beauty and historic charm, the Arcucci and Gargiulo families have both conserved and shared the Fontelina with visitors for more than 50 years. Their hospitality is legendary, and their cuisine is unique and unforgettable; this is the perfect place to spend a day enjoying Capri's coast, stretched out on the soft beach mattresses directly on the rocky cliff, and sipping from a pitcher of sagria brought directly to you along the water's edge.

Complete your day at the seaside with lunch at their seafood restaurant (how could it be anything else, perched directly above the Mediterranean?). They serve only lunch, so if you would like to dine there during your stay on Capri, we strongly suggest you reserve once you arrive on the island.

Prices: Summer 2015

  • Entrance with beach mattress or deck chair: 24 euro
  • Beach umbrella: 12 euro
  • Beach towel: 8 euro
  • Beach hut: 38 euro (max 3 people)
  • Shuttle boat to Marina Piccola: ¤5

Additional Information

Reservations recommended: call +39 081 8370845 3 days prior. Beach space can be reserved only for those who reserve for lunch at the restaurant.
Open mid-April to the beginning of October.

La Fontelina: TripAdvisor reviews®

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4/5 TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 582 recensioni »

Gorgeous view but overpriced and bad attitudes

3/5 17 June 2018

The location is simply stunning, however, the staff are rude and everything is totally overpriced. We were charged a 20 Euro cover charge in addition to the bill plus we had to leave a tip in cash... more »

Gratuity is included!!

3/5 3 June 2018

At a recent visit for lunch on their patio I was advised after lunch that I needed to leave a tip and that tips were not included. Throughout Italy the gratuity is included but the owner was watching... more »

La location perdona tutto

4/5 23 May 2018

I love this place because when I am here I feel far away from reality. It takes a while to get here, but when you arrive you feel to be in a movie. However, the magic of the place, the sun and the... more »

La Fontelina: Location

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You can reach Fontelina by private boat or on foot, via the little path which starts just beneath the Punta Tragara viewing point. For the return journey, Fontelina provides a shuttle boat from the beach club to Marina Piccola.

From Marina Piccola the center of Capri is just a short bus or taxi ride away.

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