The village lies on the west end of the Gulf of Policastro, and inside the Parco del Client°. It is about 4 km from Policastro Bussentino, 8 from the capital San Giovanni a Piro, 15 from Sapri and 24 from Marina di Camerota. From the port of Scario there are several excursions to one of the most attractive places in the park: Punta degli lnfreschi (not far from Marina di Camerota). The coast from Scario to Marina di Camerota is dotted with karst caves.