Welcome to Marina di Camerota
Marina di Camerota is a hamlet of Camerota, a small town on Cilento Coast , at the feet of Bulgheria Mountain. To defend themselves from Saracen pirates, the inhabitants of the villages of Cilento Coast developed their villages on the hills and on the mountains, not far from the sea. Camerota developed on the hill, too. The seaside of Camerota is beautiful, the sea is wonderful and beaches are wide and sandy. The most charming part of the coast is Punta degli Infreschi, one of the most uncontaminated parts of Italy. There are neither buildings nor houses there.
Marina di Camerota is very famous and tourists come everysummer. Caves are very interesting: there was an important finding there, that of the remains of Homo Camerotensis. This was a prehistoric man that lived around 540.000 years before Christ (in the same years of Neanderthal Man. The only difference was that Homo Camerotensis had a more prominent chin. Beauty of Marina di Camerota is extraordinary: there are beautiful small creeks attainable only by sea. Rocks and beaches create an extraordinary landscape, enriched by Mediterranen bush and olive trees.
Marina di Camerota is situated on the Coast of National park of Cilento and Vallo di Diano. It is 33 km from the ancient town of Velia whose excavations are near Ascea Marina and it is 77 Km from the wonderful temples of Paestum. It is 71 km from Agropoli, around 21 km from Pisciotta (that dominates the coast from the hill) and around 52 km from Acciaroli, famous sea resort. It is also 78 km from the wonderful sea of Castellabate. Near Marina di Camerota (10 km) there are the beautiful caves of Capo Palinuro; Sapri is at 35 km (this is an important town of the Gulf of Policastro) and Salerno is at 54 km. The famous excavations of Pompeii are 191 km far from Marina di Camerota and Amalfi Coast 167 km.