Anyone with a longing for la dolce vita will surely find what they are looking for in Sorrento, Italy. With its magnificent, steep cliffs that look out towards the Bay of Naples, Ischia and Capri. Holidays in Sorrento are ideal for those who want to soak at the sun and enjoy good food in a truly stunning setting.
Salute to Sorrento
The magnificence of Sorrento’s landscape has inspired a number of labels such as The Land of Mermaids. Diving beneath the tranquil, azure waters that lap at the shores of this tiny corner of Campania, one would almost not be surprised to encounter one of these mythical creatures. What diners will definitely encounter is seafood offerings that taste as though they come directly from the ocean to the kitchens of Sorrento’s renowned restaurants. Passion is synonymous with being Italian and when it comes to food preparation, passions overflow.
Feasting on Freshness
Their sheer zest for a thorough enjoyment of life dictates the view of Sorrento residents on how taste buds should be tempted. Restaurateurs demand absolute freshness from all ingredients and as much organically grown produce as possible, which is a winning situation for diners.
Lonely Planet describes the owner of Inn Bufalito as a man who ‘…exudes a real passion for showcasing local produce’ and it is a sentiment that is appreciated by all who dine here. This restaurant / mozzarella bar is also a member of the Slow Food Movement, which, in part, advocates taking the time to prepare food well, as opposed to the slapdash way of the fast-food industry. Buffalo meat Carpaccio and Sorrento-style cheese fondue are specialties in this tiny, but renowned venue. Larger venues are no less enthusiastic.
Divina Sorrento is a firm favourite among return visitors to this amazing corner of Italy. Its reputation for mouth-watering seafood dishes is made more memorable by dedicated staff and their personal attention. Seafood soup made from ingredients brought directly from the fishing boats is a firm favourite that has patrons drooling in anticipation.
Drinking It All In
Sun, sea and sumptuous dining are a large part of the magic of Sorrento, but there is so much more to experience. Breath-taking boat cruises, thrilling sea fishing, or simply lazing on soft, white sands fill the balmy days of those who choose to holiday here. Wines from the famous vineyards of Italy perfectly toast each remarkable Sorrento sunset.
Have you ever been to Italy? What about Sorrento?