19 Jul Palazzo Avino
Located in the charming town of Ravello on the Amalfi Coast south of Naples, Palazzo Avino offers spectacular views from its vantage point on a hillside overlooking the Mediterranean. The glorious surroundings of brilliant blue sea, a profusion of flowers, and pastel-painted houses create a peaceful haven from a busy world for its sophisticated visitors. Originally a 12th-century villa built for an esteemed Italian noble family, this multi-award-winning property has been tastefully refurbished to the highest standards while retaining its evocative medieval and baroque features. The hotel has been recognized internationally for its commitment to the very best in service and hospitality, and has been acclaimed as one of the best hotels in the world.
Each of the 43 elegant rooms and suites are decorated with hand made Vietri tiles, antique carpets and furniture from the 18th and 19th centuries. All rooms feature satellite TV, a minibar, iPod docking station and Bulgari amenities. Rooms come with either a mountain or sea view and all suites have a full sea view with either a balcony or terrace.
The property also boasts a capsule collection of seven rooms, designed by Cristina Celestino, former. This exclusive capsule includes the Belvedere Suite, which features a terrace overlooking the sea and a private swimming pool.
Services and facilities
The spa offers a range of treatments as well as a hydro pool, Turkish bath and an open-air fitness area, again all with breathtaking views. There are also two rooftop Jacuzzis, an outdoor heated swimming pool and panoramic sun terraces.
The private beach club which includes a small swimming pool and casual restaurant is located in the small town of Marmorata, a 15 minutes drive from Ravello. The hotel operates a complimentary shuttle service to and from the beach throughout the day.
Food & Drinks
Rossellinis Restaurant has recently been awarded a Michelin star under the direction of executive chef Giovanni Vanacore. The restaurant features a beautiful panoramic terrace as well as a dramatic indoor dining room.
Terrazza Belvedere provides a less formal option, serving an array of delicious snacks, small bites and fresh pasta dishes, while the new Lobster & Martini Bar on the outdoor terrace offers fresh local lobster paired with Champagne or Prosecco, as well as 90 varieties of Martini. At sunset the hotel’s spacious lounge bar and terrace, Caffè dell’Arte provides a perfect setting for pre-dinner drinks, with fabulous views across the mountains and over the glittering water.
Address: Via S. Giovanni del Toro, 28, 84010 Ravello SA
Tel: +39 089 818181