The Best Luxury Hotels on The Amalfi Coast

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The Amalfi Coast has a timeless allure that draws people from near and far to come to soak in the hot Mediterranean sun and the views of the iconic coastline. It’s no secret that this destination is a must-see while you’re in the South of Italy.

They might cost a pretty penny but believe me when I say that they are worth every bit, stopping to spare no expense to make your experience on the Amalfi Coast nothing short of magical.

While the summer season packs it in with tourists the best hotels on the Amalfi Coast make you feel like you have the coast to yourself with boutique luxury and amenities like private swimming platforms built into the cliffs.

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Villa Franca (Positano)

Nestled perfectly on a hillside, between rugged cliff tops and the glimmering Mediterranean Sea, you’ll fine Villa Franca. Positioned amidst cobblestone piazzas, rugged cliffs, and the shimmering Mediterranean Sea, Villa Franca Positano places you at the heart of the enchanting Amalfi Coast.

Thoughtfully designed rooms and suites embrace a blend of simplicity and exquisite detailing, paying homage to the stunning landscape and local heritage.

This hilltop retreat offers boutique luxury and an unbeatable vantage point of the coast. Picture yourself channeling your inner Sophia Loren, lounging stylishly beside the rooftop pool, sipping cool cocktails. And when it comes to dining, indulge in the picturesque landscapes from Restaurant Li Galli, where the Italian saying “la vita è bella” takes on a whole new meaning.

Indulge in the freshest hyperlocal ingredients at the four onsite restaurants, led by the culinary artistry of Michelin-star chef Savio Perna or head to the spa for rejuvenating treatments or a traditional Turkish bath for ultimate relaxation. End your days sipping champagne from the resort’s well-stocked cellar, while soaking in the mesmerizing views.


• 10% on standard room types

• Enhanced commission opportunity: a selection of 80 SLH properties offer enhanced commissions (a minimum of 15%). The exact commission rates vary by property, travel dates, and other factors.

• Early check-in, subject to availability at the time of check-in

• Late check-out, subject to availability

• A credit worth $50-$100 (USD) per room, per stay to be spent only on extras such as F&B or Spa, only on property and during the stay

• Daily Continental breakfast for two people

• Room upgrade to next room category, subject to availability at the time of check-in

Palazzo Avino (Ravello)

Originally a 12th-century villa, this regal Pink Palace has been tastefully restored while retaining its medieval and baroque allure. It’s nothing short of dramatic and glamorous. You’ll truly feel like you’re staying in a palace while you’re here.

It of course has breathtaking views of the Mediterranean, but the real show-stopper is the access to the Palazzo Avino’s Clubhouse by the Sea. It’s located in the small town of Marmorata, just a 15-minute drive from Ravello. The clubhouse is built into the cliffs along the sea and is the best place to spend a day lounging in the sun while taking a dip into the sea when you need to cool off.

Perks for booking with Maia:
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability

  • Daily buffet breakfast for two guests per bedroom

  • $100 USD equivalent in local currency Spa Service Credit once per room, per stay (to be utilized during stay, not applicable to Spa retail products, not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full)

  • Free access to the hotel SPA every day during the stay – Including: hydrotherapy pool, sauna, steam bath, aromathic showers

  • Early Check-In / Late Check-Out, subject to availability

Il San Pietro Di Positano (Positano)

Perched atop the dramatic cliffs of Positano, overlooking the breathtaking Bay of Positano, lies the enchanting retreat of Il San Pietro di Positano. A haven of Mediterranean luxury since 1970. With 56 charmingly tiled rooms (some boasting private elevators and Jacuzzi rooms) guests are treated to breathtaking views and truly indulgent comforts.

The allure of Il San Pietro extends beyond its luxurious amenities, there’s also a private beach accessible by a scenic elevator ride and complimentary boat excursions— for those who prefer a pool, there’s a serene infinity pool, alongside a rejuvenating spa, and well-equipped gym. This boutique hotel thought of everything down to being surrounded by beautiful gardens and of course the stunning sea views.

Il San Pietro Di Positano is a Fora Perferred partner so book with me for the best rate and the following perks:
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability

  • Daily Breakfast for up to two guests per bedroom

  • $100 USD equivalent Food & Beverage credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)

  • Early Check-In / Late Check-Out, subject to availability

Hotel Villa Gabrisa (Positano)

Located in the heart of Positano on a scenic cliffside, is ideal for travelers seeking a charming and romantic getaway on the Amalfi Coast.

This small, family-run hotel boasts a picturesque setting with magnificent sea views from its furnished balconies and terraces. With only 12 rooms, guests can expect an intimate atmosphere and personalized service, as they have the opportunity to mingle and receive local tips and recommendations from the friendly owners.

The hotel’s three-story villa exudes Mediterranean charm, featuring arched doorways, terra-cotta floors, and lush plants, while elegant touches such as Murano crystal chandeliers, Capodimonte porcelain, and antique-style furniture add a touch of sophistication.

The hotel’s location on a narrow, bustling main street provides easy access to shops, restaurants, and the beach, making it a convenient base for exploring the town of Positano.

Le Sirenuse (Positano)

If you’re going to do a five-star trip to Positano, there’s no question that you have to stay at Le Sirenuse. Housed in an 18th-century palazzo on the iconic cliffs of the Amalfi Coast this hotel has rightfully earned its reputation for being the best place to stay in Positano.

With vaulted ceilings and adorned with antique furniture, handmade tiles, and old master paintings, each suite has a timeless charm. The junior suites offer spacious and luxurious accommodations, complete with beautiful balconies or terraces that offer sweeping views of the sea.

Le Sirenuse is nothing short of a dream, as the famous author John Steinbeck once mused, it’s a place that feels surreal when you’re there and remains irresistibly real in your memory after you’ve departed. The family-run villa exudes an unmistakable romantic allure, with its graceful arches, vaulted ceilings, and captivating handmade floor tiles.

This hotel even made our dream-worthy 5-star hotels in Italy list.

Perks for booking with me:
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability

  • Daily breakfast for up to two guests per bedroom

  • $100 USD equivalent Spa Credit to be utilized during stay (not applicable towards spa retail items, not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full)

  • Complimentary welcome bottle of Italian Spumante

  • Early Check-In / Late Check-Out, subject to availability

Caruso (Ravello)

The Belmond Hotel Caruso in Ravello is the epitome of luxury. Housed in an 11th-century gem and nestled amidst century-old gardens and frescoed salons, The Caruso is a dream hotel.

The boutique space has 50 exquisite rooms that are a true testament to Neapolitan elegance with terracotta floors that add to the hotel’s historical charm.

A highlight is definitely the infinity pool, where the views of the sea merge seamlessly with the iconic Amalfi coastline. If you’d rather be at the beach there’s private access to the sea with complimentary boat tours.

Ristorante Belvedere offers classic Campania dishes with a modern twist, complemented by awe-inspiring ocean views and the finest local wines. Chef Armando Aristarco creates Mediterranean signature dishes using traditional ingredients, promising a culinary journey like no other.

For those seeking nightlife excitement, Bar Caruso is the place to be, surrounded by magnificent 18th-century frescoes and an extensive selection of innovative cocktails, wines, champagnes, and local prosecco. Live music from 7 pm to midnight adds to the vibrant ambiance, making it an unforgettable experience.

Perks for booking with me
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability

  • Daily breakfast for up to two guests per bedroom

  • $100 USD Equivalent Food & Beverage credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full, to be utilized at the hotel restaurant for Lunch or Dinner)

  • Early Check-In / Late Check-Out, subject to availability

Casa Angelina (Praiano)

If you’re after the Dolce Vita lifestyle then Casa Angelina is for you. Designed by Marco de Luca, this luxurious boutique hotel offers a refreshing twist on the classic Italian experience.

The minimalist white-on-white aesthetics creates a soothing ambiance that lets the hotel’s art collection truly pop. With only 37 keys, Casa Angelina maintains an intimate atmosphere, perfect for a relaxing and laid-back retreat.

The hotel has all the amenities you’d come to expect from a luxury hotel on the Amalfi Coast, including a private beach, beach club, spa, and boat trips.

Perched above Praiano, Casa Angelina offers breathtaking views of the Amalfi Coast, including the iconic Faraglioni rocks of nearby Capri and the stunning town of Positano. The hotel’s pool deck provides a private oasis to soak in the Mediterranean beauty.

Perks of Booking with Maia
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability

  • Complimentary Buffet Breakfast for two daily for duration of the stay 

  • $100 USD equivalent Hotel credit to be utilized during stay 

  • Bottle of Casa Angelina Champagne with in-season fruit platter in the room upon arrival

  • Early check-in or late check-out (based upon availability); 

  • Farewell Gift

Ravello Art Hotel Marmorata (Ravello)

Ravello Art Hotel Marmorata offers a unique and historic experience for travelers seeking a tranquil retreat.

Housed in a 15th-century paper mill, this seasonal hotel features 37 elegant rooms with stunning sea views and charming courtyard garden views.

The hotel’s dramatic staircase leads directly to the sea, allowing guests to enjoy direct access to the crystal-clear waters. The lovely salt-water pool overlooking the sea provides a refreshing spot to relax and soak in the beautiful surroundings.

Guests can indulge in delicious seafood dishes at the restaurant, which offers both indoor and terrace seating with water views. For a unique dining experience, the hotel’s boat serves as a “floating restaurant” during the summer months.

Villa Fraulo (Ravello)

Nestled in the heart of Ravello, Villa Fraulo offers a unique and charming experience, preserving the historic atmosphere of its noble residence origins.

Once belonging to the noble Cortese family, this hotel exudes an irresistible charm that combines tradition with modern comforts. With its exclusive comforts and exceptional location, Villa Fraulo stands out among the other 4-star hotels on the Amalfi Coast.

The hotel features 26 elegantly furnished rooms and suites, all equipped with private terraces or balconies that offer breathtaking views of the Sea and the surrounding mountains.

Guests can indulge in relaxation and find their perfect balance at the hotel’s spectacular infinity pool, surrounded by a terrace that provides a serene escape from everyday life.

Hotel Le Fioriere (Praiano)

Situated in a central location between Amalfi and Positano, Hotel Le Fioriere offers a prime position for exploring the captivating coastal region. The hotel boasts a romantic and casual atmosphere, with a classic Mediterranean architectural style that features charming balconies adorned with colorful flowers, reminiscent of the region’s beauty.

Guests at Hotel Le Fioriere can revel in the breathtaking views from its rooftop terrace, which offers panoramic vistas of the sea, Praiano village, and distant sights of Positano and Capri.

The terrace serves as an idyllic setting to enjoy sunset cocktails and delightful dinners from the alfresco grill. Inside, the hotel features a cozy lobby lounge bar with a patio seating area, where guests can unwind and savor the laid-back ambiance.

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