In the heart of the Sorrentine Peninsular, Sant’Agnello is an enchanting village bordering the main town of Sorrento, the centre of which can be reached in about 10 minutes on foot. All the services, shops, and entertainment a tourist could possibly need during their holiday are available within a short distance of the hotel.
Right in front of the hotel is the EAV bus stop, a local bus going to the Port of Sorrento where it is possible to connect with boats to Capri and Ischia and at a distance of 200 meters is the Circumvesuviana railway that connects Naples, Herculaneum and Pompei in one direction, with Sorrento in the other. The Amalfi Coast with its breathtaking scenary is “just round the corner” with the bus stop 200 meters away.
At 500 meters is the beach of the Marinella with its splendid terrace looking over the whole of the Sorrento Peninsular and the Neapolitan Riviera.
In addition just a short walk from the hotel is a football pitch, two children’s playgrounds and a sports arena.
How to Arrive
The airport of Capodichino is situated in North East Naples, from there it is possible to take a bus from the "Curreri" bus company directly to the Sorrento peninsula (the bus leaves from Piazzale Antistante in front of the arrivals area). On arrival in main square of Sant'Agnello follow directions for Viale dei Pini. Another alternative is a taxi directly from the airport.
Take the motorway A3 Naples-Salerno for approximately 20 kilometers to the exit for Castellammare di Stabia, take the exit and travel on the Statale Sorrentina for approximately another 20 kilometers to Sant'Agnello.
From the Railway Station of the Ferrovie dello Stato Piazza Garibaldi – Napoli Centrale go down to the Circumvesuviana station, which is underneath the main line station and take the train directly to Sorrento. Leave the train at the stop for Sant’Agnello (second to last stop) twenty meters on the left hand side of the station is the entrance to Viale dei Pini, the hotel is situated 200 meters down the road on the right hand side.
Local beaches a few minutes
La Marinella (Sant’Agnello)
There are not many beaches on the Sorrento coast, however at Marinella in Sant’Agnello you have the opportunity to enjoy the sea and the beach in total relax.
The small beach is sandy and black because of its volcanic origins. You can reach it on foot or with the municipality lift (fee to pay). There is an equipped beach club with umbrellas and sunbeds in addition to a catering service.
Spiaggia Marina di Cassano
The beach in Marina di Cassano is also sandy and black due to its volcanic origins. You can reach it on foot or using the municipality lift (fee to pay). There are several places where you can eat and a nice touristic harbor.
Hotel Surroundings and Tourist Itineraries
The Hotel Alpha is situated in an ideal, strategic position for sightseeing and visiting the area.
The Hotel is situated a few meters from the centre of the town from where it is possible to link to all the surrounding places of interest.
In 5 minutes or even less you can be in Sorrento with the Circumvesuviana train, the station is infact situated at 200 meters from the hotel, the station of Sorrento is the one immediately after that of Sant’Agnello.
It is also possible to reach Sorrento on the EAV bus, the bus stop is right in front of the hotel.
From the port of Sorrento you can visit the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida as well as the city of Naples, although Naples can also be reached on the local Circumvesuviana train. Do not miss the chance of visiting some of the most beautiful Neapolitan and Salernitan locations by taking the Metro del Mare, a rare opportunity to approach by sea locations such as Herculaneum and Portici as well as Palinuro, Camerota and Sapri.
From the town centre of Sant’Agnello, a few steps from the hotel, it is possible thanks to the "Curreri" bus company to reach the airport or with the "Marozzi" bus company the city of Rome.
Situated in a magnificent corner of natural beauty, the Sorrentine Peninsula offers its visitors wonderful panoramic views, beaches to dream about and unforgettable excursions in the surrounding countryside.
Leaving the Hotel Alpha in Sant’Agnello you can study and take organised tourist trips well known in the area that will bring you into contact with thousands of surprises not only ones of nature but also of historical fact.
A short distance from the hotel you can find infact well known towns and villages such as Sorrento and Massa Lubrense, but do not forget the spectacular Amalfi Drive. Positano is the first centre if you are taking the road from Sorrento but it is just the beginning of a long line of magnificent villages rich in all manner of natural beauty situated close to the sea along the Amalfi coastline, Amalfi, Ravello, Maiori, Minori are just a few names to mention, do not miss visiting any of these villages on your unforgettable stay.
You can easily reach many places by ferry or hydrofoil from the port of Sorrento. Whoever visited Capri, Ischia and Procida loved them and is going to remember their beauty for a long time. They are true gems in Italian artistic and natural heritage.
During your stay, you should take an excursion to Naples, which is at the same time an ancient and modern city and, to the eyes of a curious tourist, had so many things to see; the “buried” towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum, Mount Vesuvius… The attractions are numerous: from Alpha Hotel there are dozens itineraries among you can choose out from.