Destination guide

Beautiful Sorrento holiday homes to rent

Located at the western gateway to the Amalfi Coast, Sorrento has been a long-standing holiday destination for literary geniuses, cultural enthusiasts and travellers in search of romance. From its fine Campanian restaurants to its marquetry shops, Sorrento is a small town with a historical core and rich offerings for every type of traveller, all within reach of holiday homes to rent.

History

Historic sites near Sorrento holiday homes

With its rich history displayed in museums and landmarks, Sorrento is a great place for history buffs and cultural enthusiasts. Holiday homes can be found near historic sites like the Sorrento Cathedral, a Baroque church with frescoes and religious artwork, and the Museum Shop of Wood Inlay, a showcase for decorative inlaid woodcraft and antique works. Mount Vesuvius, the legendary volcano that brought the destruction of Pompeii in AD 79, is an interesting site to explore. You could also enjoy the Regina Giovanna Bath, a scenic beach area with coastal views and ruins of an ancient Roman villa.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Sorrento

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Sorrento has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cantine Marisa Cuomo (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Monte Solaro Chairlift (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Naples Aquarium (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Edenlandia (16.8 mi / 27 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Sorrento

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Sorrento is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Marina Grande Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Emerald Grotto (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Villa Comunale (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Deep Valley of the Mills (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Villa Comunale Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Baths of Queen Giovanna (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Sorrento

Fly into Naples (NAP-Naples Intl.), the closest airport, located 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Salerno (QSR-Costa d'Amalfi), which is 28.3 mi (45.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Sorrento Station.

How to get around

Transport to Sorrento holiday rentals

Sorrento has many transport options to get into the area and to and from your holiday accommodation. Flights into the Naples International Airport are the most convenient and common, but buses, cars, trains, taxis and boats are also options. One of the best ways to explore the sights of Sorrento is with long strolls, so walking to and from the local holiday homes is also popular.

Food & drink 

Sample regional delicacies in Sorrento

The southern Italian region of Campania has rich Neapolitan food traditions that influence the specialties in local restaurants. Peperoncino, fresh seafood, pizza, wild boar and home-grown herbs find their way into the popular dishes and traditional recipes, infusing the local menus with the unique flavours of the region. Just venture into one of the restaurants or eateries near your holiday accommodation to sample the delicious dishes of Sorrento and discover a new favourite.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Sorrento?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,720 holiday rentals around Sorrento. From 1,417 Condos/Apartments to 1,131 Villas, 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 is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sorrento?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sorrento:

  • Sorrento City Centre: 825 holiday homes
  • Sorrento Historic Centre: 732 holiday homes
  • Positano City Centre: 401 holiday homes
  • Chiesa Nuova: 377 holiday homes
  • Decumani: 953 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sorrento?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Sorrento. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sorrento Cathedral: 7,027 holiday rentals
  • Villa Comunale Park: 6,964 holiday rentals
  • Deep Valley of the Mills: 7,024 holiday rentals
  • Piazza Tasso: 6,958 holiday rentals
  • Sorrento Foundation: 6,999 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sorrento listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Sorrento?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,417 Condos/Apartments in Sorrento. Our other popular types of Sorrento holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 1,131 holiday houses
  • Houses: 957 holiday houses
  • Studios: 1,434 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sorrento?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,150 holiday homes with pool available in Sorrento. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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