Maiori is a town on the Amalfi coast
in the province of Salerno (Campania
). It has been a popular tourist resort since Roman times, with the longest unbroken stretch of beach on the Amalfi coastline.
Accommodations, vacation rentals, villa rentals, condo rentals and apartment rentals around Maiori reflect the beauty of the Amalfi coast.
Renting a scooter is the best way to get round.
However, only experienced motorcycle riders should rent one: do not rent one otherwise, as the roads are narrow and can be very dangerous for inexperienced riders.
Maiori is laid out as the letter L. There is a road and a promenade along the beach. Perpendicular to the beach is the wide pedestrian street, Corso Regina with stores, bars restaurants, and sometimes a market at night.
Walking around the pathways, and up the winding stairs, of Maiori is a very pleasant experience; amazing views are around every corner.
Almost all villa rental, condo rental, apartment rental and accommodation options around Maiori, come standard with spectacular views.
The Corsa Reginna and the 'lungomare Amendola' (the street along the sea) are the main streets of the town and therefore the main locations for shopping. Ceramics and limoncello (a lemon liqueur) are among the most renowned local specialties. An excellent ceramic store is based at the end of the lungomare.
The beach strips have bars where you can have a drink, take in the atmosphere
and watch trendy Italians out and about. Order some Limoncello, Maiori is rumored to produces some of the best available. Mix your own drinks at your vacation rental, villa rental and apartment rental and enjoy the view from your Amalfi Coast accommodation,
Places to visit in Maiori include the “Sanctuary of the Collegiata of Santa Maria a Mare”, built on three aisles with arches. Inside there are a lot of treasures and a caisson ceiling.
Near Maiori is the monastic complex of “Santa Maria de Olearia”
; it was built in 973AC by Benedictine monks, and it is very important since it contains the monastic rest of the Coast, from the middle-ages.
From Maiori you can reach many interesting places in the surroundings such as: Amalfi, Positano, Ravello, Sorrento, Salerno, and many others.
All of these towns offer beautiful and unique accommodations, villa rentals, vacation rentals and apartment rentals. Lodging is available year round but get very busy during high season.
If you feel like exploring the Amalfi Coast more, just reach the bus/ferry terminal and choose a new destination and discover beautiful historic villas with beautiful Italian gardens, local food and much more!