Luxe Amalfi Getaway
On Italy’s spectacular Amalfi Coast, it simply doesn’t get more glamorous than Positano. This dreamy cliffside village has perfected la dolce vita by the sea, with beautiful Mediterranean beaches, chic European style and fresh Italian cuisine at every turn. After so many summers spent unwinding on La Spiaggia Grande, I’m thrilled to share all our favorite local spots. From five-star hotels to rustic foodie finds, our curated list has all the secrets to a divine stay in Positano.
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Via Cristoforo Colombo, 30, 84017 Positano SA, Italy
+39 089 875066
Positano’s most iconic lodging, Le Sirenuse is an old aristocratic family villa transformed into a five star hotel with a boutique, eclectic vibe. Right in the center of town overlooking the Duomo and the sea, it’s perfect for a glam getaway, complete with chic terrace bars and a Michelin-starred restaurant.
Il San Pietro di Positano
Via Laurito, 2, 84017 Positano SA, Italy
+39 089 875455
Perched high up on the hillside, each of San Pietro’s 59 rooms is carved into the cliff with its own balcony and breath-taking views. You can take the elevator down to the hotel’s private beach, or relax by the sky-high pool. Staying here also puts you in close proximity to their Michelin-starred restaurant, Zass—one of our favorites in town.
Hotel Palazzo Murat
Via dei Mulini, 23, 84017 Positano SA, Italy
+39 089 87517
This 17th-century baroque palace steps from the Duomo has plenty of history, charm and glamour. Antique furnishings once belonging to the King of Naples give the boutique hotel a royal flair, while the botanical garden on-site is a glorious place to unwind.
Hotel Eden Roc
Via G. Marconi, 110, 84017 Positano SA, Italy
+39 089 875844
With a facade of vines and flowers, the lovely Hotel Eden Roc is an intimate family-owned hotel that prides itself on tradition and service. Expect classic Mediterranean decor, a fabulous pool and spa, an esteemed rooftop restaurant and glorious sea views from your private balcony.
Hotel Covo dei Saraceni
Via Regina Giovanna, 5, 84017 Positano SA, Italy
+39 089 875400
If easy beach access is your top priority, Il Covo offers luxurious accommodations right up against La Spiaggia Grande—no stair climbing required. Simple, elegant rooms open directly onto the sea, while three restaurants offer a mix of fine dining and more casual fare, including what some have called the best pizza in town.
Viale Pasitea, 318, 84017 Positano SA, Italy
+39 089 875655
This classic hilltop retreat comes complete with a rooftop pool and stunning views of the bay below. Bright airy rooms done in whites and neutrals with splashes of blue and turquoise have a romantic, beachy vibe.
Via S. Giovanni, 19, 84017 Positano SA, Italy
+39 335 689 1661
Housed in a 13th century watchtower sitting right up against the sea, this beautiful boutique resort is an absolutely magical place to stay. One of the most exclusive properties in the area, Villa Magia offers just six super-luxurious rooms and suites and is accessible from the main-road—meaning no running up and down the steps required.
Via Stefan Andres, 6, 84017 Positano SA, Italy
+39 089 875079
An exclusive villa for 12, this palatial home offers classic Amalfi living, boasting a large garden, private swimming pool, jacuzzi and turkish bath. Upon request the villa offers services like a private chef, wine tastings, massages, tours, trips and luxury yacht charters.
Buca di Bacco
Via Rampa Teglia, 4, 84017 Positano SA, Italy
+39 089 875699
About as close to the Spiaggia Grande as you can get, Buca di Baco is a charming place to stay, with 47 individually designed rooms done in a classic Italian style. The family-run hotel is warm, welcoming and unpretentious, with a lively restaurant that’s been a jet setter-favorite since the 1950s.
Hotel Punta Regina
Viale Pasitea, 224, 84017 Positano SA, Italy
+39 089 812020
An easy walk to shops and restaurants in the center of town, this glamorous palazzo is stylishly decorated with tastefully-selected antiques, handcrafted tile and luxurious marble. Rooms here are bigger than most in town, plus you can select to stay in a spacious junior suite with a lush Mediterranean garden and its own outdoor jacuzzi.
Via Trara Genoino, 27, 84017 Positano SA, Italy
+39 089 875002
Terra-cotta floors, whitewashed walls and abundant bougainvillea make this 1930s hotel an Amalfi classic. Miramare offers a range of accommodations from standard rooms to deluxe suites to full apartments, all just a short walk from the beach and the center of town. You’ll fall in love with unique features like glass walls in the bathrooms, allowing you to overlook the sea as you soak.