Destination guide

Explore the Sorrento Peninsula in holiday homes to rent

Known as the land of the sirens, the Sorrento Peninsula is one of the most beautiful spots in all of Italy. Virtually untouched by tourism, the Sorrento Peninsula boasts grassy hills with olive trees and lemon groves among sleepy villages and charming fishing ports. Whether you’re travelling with friends, family or on your own, the holiday homes to rent in the Sorrento Peninsula put you within reach of all this vibrant region has to offer.

History

Ancient history near Sorrento Peninsula holiday rentals

Several centuries-old historic sites are dotted throughout the Sorrento Peninsula. Holiday homes are available near places like the House of the Faun, the ruins of a luxury Roman dwelling from the second century, and Temple of Apollo, the iconic remaining columns of a Roman temple ruined by a volcanic eruption. The Amphitheatre of Pompeii, the ruins of a Roman amphitheatre that once held gladiatorial combats, and Lupanar, the ruins of a Roman brothel with frescoes preserved in ash, are also great to visit.

Things to do

What to do near Sorrento Peninsula holiday rentals

The Sorrento Peninsula is filled with an array of exciting attractions. Holiday homes can be found near places like the Amalfi Coast, a picturesque coastline with rugged cliffs and quaint villages, and Mount Vesuvius, a legendary volcano with a hiking trail to the top. Other highlights include Grotta dello Smeraldo, a unique, scenic grotto with boat tours of stunning water, and Villa Rufolo, a Moorish-influenced villa with cascading gardens and terraces that offer sweeping coastal views.

Food & drink 

Regional cuisine in Sorrento Peninsula

From fine cheeses and cured meats to risottos and all kinds of pasta, you’ll be spoilt for choice for what to eat in Sorrento Peninsula. Shellfish and other seafood are a significant part of Sorrento’s culinary culture, which includes clams, squid, octopus, spider crab and shrimp, though pizza with local produce, limoncello liqueur and treccia, a regional variation of mozzarella cheese, are commonly found in local dishes. If you want to experience the taste of the Sorrento Peninsula, try out these popular dishes in a restaurant near your holiday accommodation.

Family friendly

Family fun near Sorrento Peninsula holiday homes

If you’re travelling with children, you can find a range of attractions with a kid-friendly atmosphere. Family-friendly holiday rentals are available near locations like Riserva Statale Valle delle Ferriere, a nature reserve with scenic walks among waterfalls, streams and ruin sites, and Castello di Arechi, a medieval castle with archaeological museums, nature trails and sea views. Kids will also enjoy the Pompeii Archaeological Park, a former Roman city preserved by the ash of Vesuvius, and Faraglioni, a set of famed rock formations in the ocean that can be seen with boat tours. The Museum of Paper, a specialty museum that showcases the history of papermaking in the area, is another highlight.

Good for couples

Couple’s holiday homes in Sorrento Peninsula

The Sorrento Peninsula is an ideal destination for a romantic trip. Holiday homes can be found near locations like the House of the Tragic Poet, a Pompeiian home with a colourful mosaic and ornamental details, and Cloister del Paradiso, a Moorish-style cloister with columns, a garden and religious artefacts. The Temple of Isis, a Roman temple honouring the Egyptian goddess, and the Garden of Minerva, a tranquil botanical garden with exotic plants and terraces with beautiful views, are great places for couples. Another unique attraction is the Villa of Mysteries, a Roman villa with rich frescoes of unknown meaning.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Sorrento Peninsula?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,314 holiday rentals around Sorrento Peninsula. From 1,108 Villas to 1,207 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Sorrento Peninsula is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Sorrento Peninsula?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sorrento Peninsula. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Positano: 422 holiday rentals
  • Amalfi Coast: 4,744 holiday rentals
  • Praiano: 4,109 holiday rentals
  • Amalfi: 3,312 holiday rentals
  • Sorrento: 3,485 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Sorrento Peninsula! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Sorrento Peninsula?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Sorrento Peninsula with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Positano: 422 holiday homes
  • Praiano: 4,109 holiday homes
  • Amalfi: 3,312 holiday homes
  • Sorrento: 3,485 holiday homes
  • Naples: 2,018 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Sorrento Peninsula?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Sorrento Peninsula are:

  • Sorrento (RRO-Sorrento Heliport): 6,452 holiday houses
  • Capri (PRJ-Capri Heliport): 3,869 holiday houses
  • Capodichino Airport (NAP): 3,750 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Sorrento Peninsula?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Sorrento Peninsula. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Amalfi Beach: 4,249 holiday rentals
  • Atrani Beach: 4,832 holiday rentals
  • Second University of Naples (Seconda Universita degli Studi di Napoli): 4,585 holiday rentals
  • Fornillo Beach: 5,462 holiday rentals
  • Villa dei Misteri: 6,711 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sorrento Peninsula listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Explore destinations around Sorrento Peninsula

Positano
422 holiday rentals
Praiano
4,109 holiday rentals
Amalfi
3,312 holiday rentals
Sorrento
3,485 holiday rentals
Naples
2,018 holiday rentals
Salerno
1,349 holiday rentals
Ravello
1,859 holiday rentals
Conca dei Marini
1,256 holiday rentals
Maiori
2,653 holiday rentals
Atrani
2,501 holiday rentals
Massa Lubrense
3,325 holiday rentals
Minori
2,659 holiday rentals
Nola
453 holiday rentals
Casola di Napoli
3,464 holiday rentals
Santa Maria
806 holiday rentals
Meta
3,850 holiday rentals
Moiano
4,216 holiday rentals
Piano di Sorrento
3,953 holiday rentals
Cetara
1,977 holiday rentals
Agerola
4,317 holiday rentals