SOLD OUT - Amici on the Amalfi Coast Tour, Italy, May 18-25, 2019

SOLD OUT - Amici on the Amalfi Coast Tour, Italy, May 18-25, 2019

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Amici on the Amalfi Coast is a private tour organized by Poggi Bonsi. 

Tour cost: $3,750 per person 

A $1,000 deposit per person deposit will reserve your spot on the tour, final payment of $2,750 is due February 15, 2019. 

Join your friends for a week in a Fabulous Villa on the Amalfi Coast!

Private tour May 18-25, 2019

Poggi Bonsi owner Keli Sim DeRitis, assisted by Julie DeRitis, will guide you through the delights of the Amalfi Coast as you celebrate the sweet life in a sea-side villa indulging in the sumptuous food and wine of the region. See the full itinerary below.

Our home for the week will be a fabulous three-story villa set into the cliff, sheer above the coast with direct access to the sea. The villa features seven bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, three terraces, a dramatic pool by the sea, and has its own private mooring so it is possible to access water taxis to Positano and Amalfi from our doorstep.

Price includes:

  • Ground transportation to and from Naples.
  • Charming double-occupancy rooms with king or queen beds and en-suite bathrooms. (Rooms are assigned in the order you sign up for the tour!)
  • 7 Italian breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 6 dinners including local wines. Some evening meals will be prepared by our personal chef, three will be cooking classes, and we'll prepare a few meals as a group.
  • All field trips and ground transportation.
  • All cooking classes and winery tours.

Registration: Tour is limited to 14 participants 

Price does not include airfare which can be arranged through Bob Kerr at Travel House

NOTE: Trip insurance is highly recommended, this can also be purchased very reasonably from Travel House or through AAA.

Email or call Keli Sim DeRitis at 206-714-8278 for more information.

Full Tour Itinerary

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Our group will be collected by our driver at 1pm at the Naples Rail Station. On our way south, we will stop in Pompeii to tour the ruins with a private licensed guide. After arriving at the villa we'll have a chance to explore and settle in before sampling an aperitivo and enjoying a light meal prepared by our private cook. We'll pinch ourselves as we watch the sun set from our idyllic perch high above the Ionian Sea.

Sunday, May 19, 2019
Today there will be ample opportunity to relax and indulge in day of leisure at our beautiful villa. A continental breakfast will be provided, afterward we'll board water taxis and enjoy a day of free time exploring Positano...walk along the lanes, shop for local treasures, and enjoy one of the many restaurants for lunch on your own. For dinner we will be treated to an "All you can eat Pizza Extravaganza." Our group will take part in the entire pizza making process...making the dough from the scratch, supervising the rising process, preparing the toppings for 8 different pizzas, lighting the fire in the pizza oven, etc. and then...the best part...tasting it all!

Monday, May 20, 2019
After breakfast we'll board private motor yaughts with an English speaking skippers and cruise to the island of Capri. We will experience the sublime beauty of this magical place as we spend the day swimming, snacking, sipping, snorkeling, visiting the grottos, getting off on the Island to stroll around and enjoy a taste of limoncello at the limoncello distrillery at our leisure. A multi-course family-style Italian dinner will be prepared at the villa by our in-house Chef.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Fortified with some morning carbs, we'll hike the "Path of the Gods" with a private guide to see some of the most stunning views in the world. The afternoon will be free to chill out at the villa or visit Positano or Amalfi on your own by water taxi. Back at the villa, our private chef will lead us in a cooking class & multi-course dinner paired with local wines.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
On the agenda for today is Sorrento, stopping along the way to visit a mozzarella factory where we will have a guided tour and tasting. We'll have a few hours of free time in Sorrento to explore and enjoy lunch on our own. For dinner Keli will show our group how to prepare a selection of antipasti.

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Today we will have a full day of touring the Amalfi Coast with stops in Amalfi to stroll the charming lanes and visit the cathedral, and Vietri Sul Mare to visit a ceramic shop (one of Poggi Bonsi's suppliers). A special treat will be a visit to centuries-old vineyard for a tour and a multi-course family-style lunch paired with the familys prestigious D.O.C. wines. For dinner our group will prepare Italian salads to enjoy on the terrace.

Friday, May 24, 2019
On our last full day, we'll have a chance to relax at the villa, enjoy a light lunch on the terrace, or take a water taxi to explore Positano once more. Our final dinner at the villa will be a Grand Finale: We'll be transported to the ancient streets of Naples...smelling and tasting typical authentic Neapolitan street foods while local musicians serenade us on our candlelit terrace as we watch the moonlight dance upon the sea.

Saturday, May 25, 2019
9:30 departure for Naples.