Where to eat along the amazing Sorrento coast? Nestled along the rugged cliffs of Nerano on the idyllic Sorrento Coast, there exists a hidden paradise known as Conca del Sogno. This legendary beach club and restaurant has earned a reputation as a sanctuary of serenity and culinary excellence, captivating the hearts of locals and wanderers alike!
As you step foot into this enchanting retreat, you’ll be greeted by a breathtaking vista of azure waters gently caressing the rocky shoreline. The setting alone is enough to transport you to a realm of tranquility and natural splendor. Conca del Sogno is renowned for its exceptional seafood cuisine, crafted with utmost passion and respect for local traditions.
How to reach Conca del Sogno
To reach Conca del Sogno from Sorrento, you have a few options:
- By Car:
From Sorrento, head south on the SS145 road (Strada Statale 145 Sorrentina) towards Massa Lubrense.
Continue on the SS145 for approximately 9 kilometers (5.6 miles) until you reach the village of Sant’Agata sui Due Golfi.
In Sant’Agata sui Due Golfi, follow the signs for Nerano.
The road will take you downhill towards the coast, and you will eventually arrive in Nerano.
From Nerano, follow the SP163 road (Strada Statale 163 Amalfitana) for approximately 3 kilometers (1.9 miles) until you reach Conca del Sogno. Look for signs or landmarks indicating the entrance on the left side of the road.
- By Public Transportation:
From Sorrento, you can take a bus to Nerano. Buses operated by the EAV company (line SITA) run between Sorrento and Nerano. Once you arrive in Nerano, you can either walk to Conca del Sogno, which is approximately 1.5 kilometers (0.9 miles) away, or take a short taxi ride.
- By Boat:
During the summer season, there are boat services available from Sorrento to Nerano.
You can take a boat from Marina Piccola in Sorrento to Marina del Cantone in Nerano.
From Marina del Cantone, Conca del Sogno is within walking distance along the coast or can be reached by a short taxi ride.
My experience in Conca del Sogno
The dishes I’ve tried offer distinct and delicious flavors that you shouldn’t miss. In summary, don’t miss out on these dishes for their unique flavors, cultural exploration, culinary craftsmanship, palate expansion, and memorable experiences.
When tasting Spaghetti alla Nerano, you can expect a delightful harmony of flavors. The fried zucchini brings a subtle sweetness and a tender texture, while the garlic adds a gentle hint of pungency. The basil infuses a fresh herbal note, complementing the other ingredients. Combined with the rich and nutty flavors of the grated cheese, typically Provolone del Monaco, the sauce coats the pasta strands perfectly, resulting in a mouthwatering and satisfying dish.
Linguine con tartufi di mare e parmigiano
The dish I tasted is a delicious variation of the traditional spaghetti alle vongole. It incorporates the addition of Parmesan cheese, basil, and sea truffles, which elevates the flavors to a whole new level. The combination of the briny sea truffles, the savory Parmesan cheese, and the aromatic basil creates a symphony of tastes that perfectly complements the tender clams and al dente pasta. The sea truffles add a unique and earthy note, while the Parmesan cheese provides a creamy richness. The basil brings a fresh and vibrant touch, enhancing the overall flavor profile of the dish. This delightful twist on spaghetti alle vongole showcases the creativity and culinary expertise of the chef. The resulting dish is a true culinary masterpiece!
Where to eat along Sorrento coast
In conclusion, Conca del Sogno culinary experience is truly fantastic, and this place is not to be missed. Not only does it offer exceptional dishes like the one I tasted, but it also boasts the opportunity to dine in a stunning bay. The combination of exquisite flavors and a beautiful setting makes it a must-visit destination for food lovers and those seeking a memorable dining experience.