Santa Lucia Marina is comprised of a rectangular basin protected by a reef with three arms, inside there are some small floating docks operated by private companies.
The Marina is located in one of the most beautiful and romantic places of Naples, named precisely Borgo Santa Lucia.
The Borgo Santa Lucia (or, more simply, Santa Lucia) is an historical rione of Naples.
The area rises around the street of the same name and takes that name from the parish sanctuary of Santa Lucia a mare, of which the presence is attested since the 9th century, on the river of the sea, in spite of legend that would have it founded by a granddaughter of Constantine I.
Santa Lucia has been like subject of some traditional Neapolitan songs.