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Positano: Loving the Life at Da Adolfo

I did write a bit about our vacation in Positano, I focused on our boat trip up and down the Amalfi coast and my fixation I developed on Lemons.  However, the trip was so special that I wanted to share another special day that we had.  Positano has a variety of beaches to offer.  In fact, you can learn about many of what Amalfi has to offer here with an App and posts from Gillian McGuire.  Gillian gave us the idea of going to Adolfo, and Elizabeth Minchilli as well.  To read Elizabeth’s experience, I wanted to get in the boat NOW.  But, I was reading it at 9pm, so that was out of the question.

What is this great recommendation?  We went to Da Adolfo which offers a relaxed beach and restaurant.  After our am capuccino, I called in the morning at 9am on the dot, reserving our chairs (lettini) and making lunch reservations.  I pushed us all out the door and headed for the dock to get the first Da Adolfo boat out.  I made sure we got on the correct one, the boat with the red fish.  Ironically, we were the first people at the boat, so I know we would get good lettini.  When we arrived at the beach, it was small and secluded.  We only needed to pay for the lounge chairs, which was minimal compared to other beaches.  What we liked most? It was a simple place, not fancy and just what we wanted to do.  Gillian calls it her hippy beach.  We lounged, read, swam and then we ate.  I mean we ate the best meal–ever!

We stayed the entire day until the beach was practically empty, loving every single minute of it.

If you are ever in Positano Da Adolfo is a must.  A quick note on my images below?  I cheated on Nikon.  Because of the salt water, boat ride and time on the beach, I opted for the iPhone.  I feel terrible, but my camera bodies and lenses needed to be safe at home.




Gillian Longworth Mcguire - I am now craving a plate of Zuppe di Cozze!

Nancy J O'Mara - Photos are great…..IPhone or Nikon! Do you have to go down, then up, all those stairs? If so, I guess I’ll have to enjoy it through your eyes!

Heather O'Mara - I know AND some time on lettini!

Heather O'Mara - They are all iPhone except for the first one. I did not want to damage my equipment. Yep, we had to go up and down stairs all week like that throughout Positano.

Engred Kulland Chai - So glad I found you through Gillian’s blog! Such great shots. I have the exact same picture of the staircase, except with my friend at the bottom – such a great way to work off all the wine we drank while staring out at the sea and the boats below!

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