Visiting Capri from Massa Lubrense is quite simple. In fact, the territory offers to everyone the possibility of booking rafts and boats or taking part in excursions organized by some companies and cooperatives.
Capri is an island of the Tyrrhenian Sea, which is located in the Gulf of Naples, right in front of Massa Lubrense. The beauty of the vegetation combined with the charm of history and culture certainly make it one of the most popular destinations for tourists from all over the world.
From the small port of Marina Lobra, the Marina della Lobra cooperative of the same name allows you to take part in organized tours. The tours will give you the possibility to stop on the island for around 6 hours, for a visit to its beauties or to enjoy a dip in its splendid waters. The tours also include a ferry ride around the blue island. This excursion will let you discover the wonders of Capri such as: the lighthouse, the Green Grotto, Marina Piccola, the typical Faraglioni, Villa Malaparte and the White Grotto.
From Marina del Cantone, the S. Antonio cooperative offers more or less the same possibility. Here too, the shared tours include a stop of approximately 6 hours which will allow you to admire the various natural beauties present on the coast of the island. For example, the Green Grotto, the lighthouse at Punta Carena, the Faraglioni, the White Grotto and the Natural Arch at peak over the sea.
Both cooperatives offer a shuttle service to reach the boarding point starting from the various fractions of Massa Lubrense, just request it when booking the tour.
There are also various charter companies scattered throughout the area that allow you to take part in shared or private excursions.
Usually, the boat tour lasts about 8 hours and also offers the opportunity to enjoy the sea around the island. During the excursion, there are several stops along the coast of Capri that allow you to take breaks to swim in its crystal clear waters. The route of your excursion can vary depending on the tour and the tour operator chosen. Usually, this includes a visit to the main attractions of the island such as the Blue Grotto, the other caves of Capri, the Faraglioni and Marina Piccola. There is always a stop on the island, lasting approximately 3 hours.
Companies provide various included services such as snorkeling equipment, water and drinks and beach towels… in short, everything you need to enjoy a great adventure!
Rent a boat or dinghy
Both in Marina Lobra and Marina del Cantone it is possible to rent both boats and dinghies. This will give you the opporunity to visit the island of Capri independently.
It is important to note that rental options may vary between different companies. It is always advisable to contact them directly to obtain more detailed information on costs, driving license requirements and booking procedures.
In any case, it is essential to inquire with local authorities or rental companies about the specific rules of the Punta Campanella Marine Protected Area. In this way, navigation laws are surely respected, and the conservation of this precious marine area is assured.
Ferries and hydrofoils from Sorrento
Another possibility to visit Capri is to take a ferry or hydrofoil from the port of Sorrento, in Marina Piccola. The buses that go from Massa Lubrense to Sorrento reach the Piazza Tasso stop and the Circumvesuviana train station. From here it will take you just a few minutes on foot to reach the port from which several ferries and hydrofoils depart which will take you to the discovery of this fantastic island.