Escape to the Enchanting Amalfi Coast: A Guide to Our Favourite Spots
The Amalfi Coast, a treasure trove of picturesque landscapes and captivating charm, offers a myriad of experiences that tantalize the senses. From the sun-soaked cliffs of Positano to the historical allure of Amalfi, this guide serves as your ticket to the best spots, providing an insider’s peek into the ideal places to stay, savor, and explore along this stunning coastline.
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Le Sirenuse, Positano
Nestled in the heart of Positano, this iconic hotel embodies elegance and luxury. The allure of Le Sirenuse lies in its breathtaking views of the Tyrrhenian Sea and the town’s colorful buildings. Be sure to visit the hotel restaurant La Sponda which takes advantage of the gorgeous views and and shop for their collaborations with brands such as Chez Dede, Tombolo and more. The warm hospitality and world-class amenities make it a haven for those seeking a truly indulgent stay.
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Hotel Bellevue Syrene, Sorrento
We love Sorrento, a great place to enjoy the coast without the steps and traffic of Positano and Amalfi Coast town. With its panoramic views over the Bay of Naples, this Sorrento gem exudes timeless elegance. The hotel offers a blend of history and modern comfort, making it an ideal spot to unwind and revel in the stunning vistas.
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Grand Hotel Riviera, Sorrento
A hidden gem adjacent to the Bellevue, Grand Hotel Riviera offers a more affordable yet equally delightful stay. Renowned for its exceptional service and enchanting sea views, it provides a luxurious experience without the premium price.
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La Barbera, Praiano
Praiano is a great place to stay if you want to be away from the hustle and bustle of the more tourist areas. Nestled between the iconic Positano and Amalfi coast town and below Ravello, its a great place to stay thats still close to all of the iconic spots. This charming boutique hotel is one of our favourites in Praiano and offers a more intimate experience, providing a tranquil and relaxing environment with spectacular views of the coast.
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Villa Lara, Amalfi
Located in the heart of Amalfi, Villa Lara manages to create a peaceful retreat right in the heart of Amalfi. With its proximity to the town’s main attractions and a serene atmosphere, it’s a perfect balance of convenience and tranquillity.
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Run with love by The De Simone family since 1956, Lo Scoglio brings you food straight from far and sea to table. You know its agem when its loved by locals, situated in Marina del Cantone this seafood haven delights guests with its fresh catch of the day and spectacular sea views, providing an authentic taste of the region.
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Pasticceria Sal De Riso
Indulge in delectable pastries and sweet treats at this renowned pastry shop, celebrated for its exquisite pastries, gelato, and cakes.
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Amidst the wisteria-draped terrace of Hotel Santa Caterina, Il Glicine stands out as one of the most enchanting restaurants on the Amalfi Coast. Chef Giuseppe Stanzione orchestrates an exceptional culinary experience, perfectly harmonizing with the mesmerizing ambiance. He masterfully combines opulent elements like truffles, oysters, foie gras, and turbot with locally sourced treasures: pasta from Gragnano, buffalo mozzarella from Paestum, Amalfi lemons, and delicate pink shrimps harvested from nearby waters. The service exudes formality, yet in the true spirit of southern Italy, it maintains an air of warmth and graciousness, free from any hint of pretension.
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Cooking Class at La Tagliata
This will be a day you won’t forget anytime soon. Immerse yourself in the local culinary culture with Don Luigi and his family in a hands-on cooking class at La Tagliata, using farm fresh ingredients grown on site. You haven’t tasted a tomato until you have tasted one fresh from Italy. where you can learn to create traditional dishes and savour the fruits of your labour while overlooking the breathtaking coastline.
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Amalfi Boat Tour
Embark on a captivating boat tour along the coastline, exploring hidden coves, grottos, and secluded beaches. They say you haven’t seen the true beauty of Amalfi until you see it by boat.
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Day Trip to Ravello
Experience the timeless beauty of Ravello, perched high above the coastline its truly breathtaking. So is the ride up if you dare look down. Visit the stunning gardens, historic villas, and the famed Villa Cimbrone and Villa Rufolo for a cultural and visual delight.
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