Marina Grande Beach


Capri’s best beach is at Marina Grande, where you'll find a little sand among the pebbles; unsurprisingly, it's perennially popular with families. From here, small boats will ferry you over to the popular swimming spot, Bagni di Tiberio.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Capri attractions

1. Chiesa di San Costanzo

0.11 MILES

This is the island’s oldest church and the only real sight around the marina. Dating from the 5th century, the whitewashed chiesa is dedicated to the…

2. Bagni di Tiberio

0.46 MILES

This pebble beach is home to the island's most popular beach club (entry €20), where you can swim amid the ruins of a Roman villa. It's a 10-minute walk…

3. Piazza Umberto I

0.52 MILES

Located beneath the 17th-century clock tower and framed by see-and-be-seen cafes, this showy, open-air salon is central to your Capri experience,…

4. Chiesa di Santo Stefano

0.54 MILES

Though not remarkable in itself, Capri’s main church, named after its patron saint, is a tempting haven from the bottlenecks of tourists on the streets…

5. Villa San Michele di Axel Munthe

0.63 MILES

The former home of Swedish doctor, psychiatrist and animal-rights advocate Axel Munthe, San Michele di Axel Munthe should be included on every visitor’s…

6. Giardini di Augusto

0.74 MILES

As their name suggests, these gardens near the Certosa di San Giacomo were founded by Emperor Augustus. Rising in a series of flowered terraces, they lead…

7. Certosa di San Giacomo

0.76 MILES

Founded in 1363, this substantial monastery is generally considered to be the finest remaining example of Caprese architecture and today houses a school,…

8. Santa Maria a Cetrella

0.78 MILES

This humble 16th-century hermitage is in the valley of Cetrella, halfway up Monte Solaro. The bell tower and two barrel-vaulted naves form the oldest part…