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Cala Gavitella Beach Club

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Via Gavitella 1, 84010 Praiano, Italy
+39 089 813 1319
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Brussels, Belgium
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The view fem this private beach is simply stunning, however please know that they do not lend towels at all and the service is basic. The price is quite fair, if you plan on staying for a one to two hours then fine but would not recommend for more than that.

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Thank JCFrBe
PIttsburgh
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Great afternoon perched on the slopes overlooking the ocean. Wonderful light lunch before heading down to the beach

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Thank Akempus
New York City, New York
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Casual beach club. Sits above/to the side of One Fire Beach, which is its younger/more lively neighbor. Not that quiet since you still get a bit of the bumping music from One Fire Beach.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We reserved four chairs at Cala Gavitella. When we got to the place (after 400 steps of a long staircase) we found out the only structure they offer are chairs and umbrellas. We had to buy beer and water at One Fire Beach Club, a much better place, with a restaurant few steps from the water. Choose One Fire when... More 

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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Once you're on the "beach" you have only two choices of where to eat. We chose Cala, I wish we hadn't! I ordered a tuna panini, 3 slices of stale bimbo bread arrived with about 0.5 euros worth of filling. It was so bad that I sent it back. They only wanted about 10 euros for this. I then ordered... More 

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Thank simon40056
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Love the caprese salad and, octopus and potato salad. Fresh food. Great views. Easy and relaxed. Good prices. Rose wine is nice too!

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Melbourne, Australia
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We ate at the bar above the restaurant- it's a good place to take time out from the beach club loungers for lunch with a beautiful view and a cool terrace. Good prices- pizzas €8-9, fries €5, not the best but ok for refuelling.

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JOHANNESBURG
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013 via mobile

We stayed at Casa Angelina so this gorgeous restaurant was on out beach ! The view privacy an food fabulous . The mussles with tomatoes and garlic lip smacking. The service was good and owner speaks good English. A must visit if you are on bathe Amalfi Coast

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2013

We were invited there for the first time by a friend who lives locally and then went back 4 times over the next week! An absolute first for me. Husband and wife team run a magical spot, with wife lovingly receiving guests in front of house and husband working alchemy in the kitchen. Best "Crudo di Mare" and lemon pasta... More 

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Rimbey, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2012

My friend and I read about this restaurant in one of our guide books and wanted to try a place with good, fresh seafood. We arrived on a Saturday evening to find ourselves the only ones at the restaurant and had to check with them to be sure it was even open. Our first choices on the menu were "no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$45 - US$91
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, European
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gavitella 1, 84010 Praiano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Praiano
  • Phone Number: +39 089 813 1319
Description
Since april 2011, the gavitella has been under the new expert management of paolo, a positano summer native. At the front of the house there is his charming partner sara, of australian,italian origin, so no language problems.the gavitella is a stunning location between priano and positano away from the beaten tourist track. It is great fun to be picked upand taken home by private boat, courtesy of the patrons..A Perfect place to sunbathe on the deck lounges and swim in the sea from the small rocky beach and afterwards to enjoy a cool drink in the shade, a delicious lunch or a romantic candlelit dinner.the menu has been revisited by the new chef and features fresh fish, local produce, both traditional and contempory cuisine with truly mediterranean italian flavours.it is also possible to anchor your yacht or motor boat infront of the restaurant, telephone them for aperitivo service or to be shuttled to the restaurant for lunch or dinner, just ring and they will collect you.you may want to celebrate wedding receptions, birthdays, anniversaries here, a perfect place.

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