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Top Choice Club in Praiano

Africana Famous Club

All Amalfi nightlife converges in the unlikely setting of Marina di Praia. But this is no run-of-the-mill nightclub: Africana's been going since the ’60s, when Jackie Kennedy was a regular guest. It has an extraordi…
Top Choice Harbour in Praiano

Marina di Praia

Located a couple of kilometres east of the centre, this charming beach and harbour are the reasons why most people stop off in Praiano. From the SS163 (next to Hotel Onda Verde), a steep path leads down the cliffs t…
Seafood in Praiano

Da Armandino

Seafood-lovers should head for this widely acclaimed, no-frills restaurant located in a former boatyard on the beach at Marina di Praia. Da Armandino is great for fish fresh off the boat. There's no menu; just opt f…
Gallery in Praiano

Torre a Mare

Defensive towers sit all along the Amalfi Coast; ironically, they are generally known as Saracen towers, named after the very invaders they were erected to thwart. Although most lie empty, some are privately owned. …
Italian in Praiano

Onda Verde

Part of a hotel with the same name, this restaurant is located halfway down the steep steps leading to the marina (just beyond the defensive tower). Sit outside for the best views of the bay. The food here reflects …
Beach in Praiano

Spiaggia della Gavitelli

Accessible by a steep staircase (with 300 steps) from the village of Praiano or by boat from Marina di Praia, Gavitelli is a tiny but popular affair with a private beach club and a decent restaurant plying potent co…
Italian in Praiano

La Brace

Located on the main street in town, this long-established restaurant has a decent reputation for seafood and pizzas. The dining room has sweeping views over the rooftops to the sea, and owner Gianni greets everyone …
Church in Praiano

Chiesa di San Luca

In the upper village, the 16th-century Chiesa di San Luca features a colourful majolica floor, paintings by the 16th-century artist Giovanni Bernardo Lama and a late-17th-century bust of St Luke the Evangelist.
Food & Drinks in Praiano

Alimentari Rispoli

Sells cheese and cold cuts, as well as fruit and drinks; a useful place to stock up before embarking on the Sentiero degli Dei hiking trail.