The 11 Most Romantic Hotels on the Amalfi Coast
Feb 14, 2020
We've spent hours researching blogs and glossy magazines for the best hotel recommendations. These are our top picks of small luxury hotels on Capri. Bon voyage!
Updated Feb 14, 2020
“Loved the beautiful decor and the attention to detail in the service provided. Simple yet perfectly done breakfast. The pool area is lovely and staff were very helpful. We have re-booked already!”
The Hotel Canasta is set in a charming area, just 5 minutes from the popular Piazzetta and only a few steps from the fashionable shopping district around Via Camerelle.
This pretty hotel is surrounded by its own private gardens and features a large swimming pool complete with sun loungers. Take a stroll down to the romantic beach of Faraglioni or simply relax at the hotel outside by the pool or in the comfortable lounge area.
The Canasta Hotel is a modern establishment which has recently been renovated. All of its guest rooms are tastefully furnished and contain modern amenities.
“Beautiful hotel in an excellent location on the best shopping street in Capri. Lovely room with balcony and views of the lemon garden and pool. All staff were exceptional. Would highly recommend!”
Offering peaceful terraces, an outdoor pool, and gardens with mountain and sea views, Best Western Hotel Syrene is just 5 minutes’ walk from Capri's Piazzetta square. Rooms are modern and bright and offer free Wi-Fi.
Rooms here include a flat-screen TV, a minibar, and air conditioning. Some rooms offer sea views, while others overlook the gardens. Most rooms have a private balcony.
A hot tub is available on site, and massages can be reserved. If you feel like more exercise you can go for a game of tennis at a nearby hotel of the same ownership.
Guests can enjoy a snack at the poolside bar or try traditional regional cuisine at Hotel Syrene’s restaurant, where you can be served indoors, by the pool or on the terrace. Breakfast is buffet style.
Marina Grande beach and port is a 10-minute drive away.
“Beautiful hotel and wonderfully polite and helpful staff. Great location right on the water and just a few yards from the ferries. Rooms are bright with a beautiful seaside motif. Loved the the terrace deck!”
Everything at the Relais Maresca boasts a typical Capri style: the rooms with Vietri tiles, its beachfront position, the panoramic terrace with views of Mount Vesuvius, the excellent cuisine.
Relais Maresca is just a few steps from the beach, on the Marina Grande promenade. From the establishment you can easily reach the famous Grotta Azzurra, and you can book boat tours around the island directly at reception.
The roof garden and sun terrace is the ideal spot for a light lunch or an ice-cream whilst sunbathing or relaxing in the shade.
Here you can get together in the evenings, meet friends for a cocktail at sunset, enjoy a bottle of fine wine and a selection of cold meats and cheeses, or a drink before going to bed.
The bar on the ground floor features a reading room and TV room and prepares great coffee and refined cocktails. The restaurant La Terrazza, on the 4th floor, serves delicious regional specialities, and the chance to enjoy with the amazing view of Vesuvius.
“Loved the stay from start to finish, it was perfect. Shuttle into main square and port is a bonus. Gardens are beautiful and the view is spectacular. Beautiful hotel, excellent service!”
Offering a free shuttle service from Capri's Marina Grande port, located 500 metres away, the Art-Nouveau Hotel Excelsior Parco features 2 hot tubs with panoramic views and a rooftop garden. Wi-Fi is free throughout.
The Mediterranean-style rooms at the Excelsior Parco include air conditioning, a satellite flat-screen TV and private bathroom with slippers and free toiletries. Some rooms have a hot tub, while others have a sea-view terrace. An iPad is also available.
Eggs, pastries and cheese feature in the buffet breakfast offered daily, as well as cakes and other organic options. It can be enjoyed in the garden or in your room. The restaurant serves local specialities.
The free shuttle service also runs to/from the Piazzetta, 1 km away from the hotel. Naples is a 50-minute ferry ride from the property.
The hotel is halfway between Marina Grande port and the famous Piazzetta. The village centre of Capri is a 15-minute walk away.
“Absolutely incredible customer service! The welcome drink was such a lovely touch; the bartender couldn't have been more enthusiastic, the food was out of this world, the spa was just right for us and treatments wonderful. I can't say enough good things about this place.”
Radiating early 20th century glamour and style, Villa Marina Hotel and Spa brings you luxury accommodation and services in a spectacular setting just a few steps from Capri’s Marina Grande.
Surrounded by extensive gardens offering stunning views of the Bay of Naples, the hotel is located near all Capri’s attractions as well as the island’s largest beach. A 5 minute walk will take you to the funicular, which links the harbour to Capri’s famous Piazzetta, the best place on the island for shops, restaurants and elegant cocktails.
At the hotel you will be offered exclusive facilities and the utmost in relaxation. ‘Stai’, the wellness centre, offers a huge range of treatments, ranging from the innovative to the traditional...and of course, you will also enjoy relaxing in the lovely outdoor plunge pool.
Rooms are lavish and utterly unique, all individually inspired by different figures from the 19th and 20th centuries who shaped Capri’s cultural and intellectual history.
Ziqù Restaurant presents exquisite dishes combining contemporary cuisine with traditional regional recipes and Mediterranean flavour in beautiful surroundings, perfect for a romantic dinner.
“Loved everything about this hotel. From the warm and thoughtful welcome from the staff, and until our departure, everything was perfect. The hotel was beautiful, spotless, and well located.”
Situated in Capri on the island with the same name, Hotel La Minerva boasts free WiFi, a summer outdoor pool and views of the sea. Guests can enjoy the on-site snack bar.
Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and elegantly furnished. All rooms have a flat-screen satellite TV and a private bathroom with toiletries and a hairdryer, as well as a bathrobe and slippers. Some rooms include a terrace or balcony.
There is a 24-hour front desk at the property.
The world-famous Piazzetta di Capri is 500 metres from Hotel La Minerva. Naples International Airport is 37 km away.
“Best place in Capri by far. Fantastic service from all the hotel staff. The location in Anacapri is excellent. Complimentary access to El Riccio beach club was a great plus! Expensive but worth every penny.”
Offering an outdoor mosaic swimming pool, a wellness centre, and a furnished panoramic sun terrace, Capri Hotel & Spa is just 500 metres from the shores of Anacapri. The property features a private collection of painting and sculptures scattered throughout and known as the "White Museum".
The air-conditioned rooms feature elegant, modern furnishings including a TV, minibar and a private bathroom with free toiletries, plus soft bathrobes and slippers. Some rooms have either views of the hills or of the sea.
The property boasts various restaurants: Il Ragù, adjacent to the swimming pool and with a terrace and sea views, L'Olivo, with its 2 Michelin stars which serves Mediterranean cuisine, and the only beach club of the island Il Riccio, with 1 Michelin star, which serves seafood cuisine and is located near the Blue Grotto.
Every morning, a buffet-style breakfast is provided at the Olivo restaurant. Wine-tasting events are organised by the property, in its very own wine cellar.
The winning-award Capri Beauty Farm and Spa offers a fitness centre, sauna, steam bath, Turkish bath, beauty treatments and specific medical treatments such as anti-age and anti-stress treatments among more.
You can reach the beach club “Il Riccio” with the hotel’s bus service. The well-known Grotta Azzurra is less than 2 km away.
Member of the Leading Hotels of the World, the Capri Palace Hotel & Spa features an exclusive spot on the Island of Capri.
“The room was beautiful very nicely decorated. Incredibly hospitable staff with great local knowledge. Great art. Free minibar. A must stay hotel in Capri!”
Set in a 19th-century building, Capri Tiberio Palace is a 2-minute walk from Capri's central Piazzetta. It offers elegant, design rooms with LCD satellite TV. It features a panoramic rooftop terrace.
Most rooms include a balcony or terrace, and most have views of the sea. They come with air conditioning, minibar and free Wi-Fi.
The restaurant serves local Mediterranean dishes which can be enjoyed on its sea-view terrace, while in summer months Kosher cuisine is served in a separate area. The contemporary-style Jacky Bar features a chic décor.
Capri Tiberio Palace includes a wellness centre with hammam, sauna and hot tub. Massages and beauty treatments are also available.
“Excellent staff and the pool facilities were great. Views of the sea and surrounding area was gorgeous. Beautiful and quiet location in easy reach of everything on Capri.”
Just 150 metres from the shops of Capri's Via Camarelle, the Mamela offers free Wi-Fi, a private garden, and an outdoor swimming pool. The Marina Piccola beach is a 10-minute drive away.
The hotel boasts the unique architecture of Capri Island, with arches, vaults, stuccoes and marbles. The sun terrace is equipped with free sun beds and parasols. Towels for the swimming pool are also available.
Each room at Hotel Mamela comes with decorated tiled floors and bright, unique furnishings. Rooms are equipped with air conditioning and a flat-screen satellite TV, and some offer views of the Mediterranean Sea.
The bathrooms are spacious and luxurious. Each features large windows, mosaic tiles, and a bath or shower.
Breakfast is a generous buffet of pastries, croissants, and cakes. Drinks include tea, coffee, and fresh fruit juices. During summer drinks and snacks are served on the sea-view terrace.
“Amazing location at the most attractive point of Capri where you can see the best view of the island. Staff was very helpful and friendly, set us up with a great private boat tour of the island. Highly recommended!”
Hotel Punta Tragara has a panoramic location on the coast of Capri with exceptional views across Marina Piccola Bay. It features a wellness area and 2 outdoor swimming pools.
Each guest room at this luxury, 5-star hotel is modern and spacious, and features a unique design and free wired internet. Some rooms offer views of the sea, some of the garden.
The wellness area includes a hairdresser salon. One of the outdoor pools is heated and has jets for thalasso treatments.
The restaurant at the Punta Tragara serves local and Mediterranean food, including homemade pasta. There is also a poolside bar. Breakfast is a varied buffet.
Caprì's Piazzetta square is just a 10-minute walk away.
“Amazing hidden gem in Capri town. The design of the Villa is done with so much attention to detail. As a designer and hotelier I must say it exceeded my high expectations. Exceptional in every way!”
Villa Mediterranea Capri is located in Capri, 400 metres from Piazzetta di Capri and 400 metres from I Faraglioni.
Rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV. Some rooms feature a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Certain rooms have views of the sea or city. Every room is equipped with a private bathroom equipped with a bath or shower and bidet. For your comfort, you will find bathrobes and slippers. Villa Mediterranea Capri features free WiFi throughout the property.
There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. A continental breakfast is available and can be enjoyed directly in the guests' room.
Castiglione is 700 metres from Villa Mediterranea Capri, while Marina Grande is 900 metres away. The nearest airport is Naples International Airport, 37 km from Villa Mediterranea Capri.
“Boutique luxury. Beautiful location overlooking the sea and harbour. Lovely interiors, pool, gym and spa. Free car service into Capri centre, which we used most nights for dinner.”
Located on the island of Capri, the J.K. Place features an outdoor pool with panoramic views over the Bay of Naples. It offers a spa, a Neapolitan restaurant and elegant accommodation with a satellite flat-screen TV.
Spacious, air-conditioned rooms at the J.K. Place Capri come with free WiFi, tiled floors and a marble bathroom decorated with grey and white mosaics. Each has Tyrrhenian Sea or garden views.
The JKitchen Restaurant serves both local and Mediterranean cuisine, and specialises in organic and seasonal dishes. Meals can be enjoyed in the guests' room, the dining room or out on the panoramic terrace.
The wellness centre includes a gym, Turkish bath and sauna. There is also a tennis court and hot tub.
Free on-site parking is provided. Capri Port is a 5-minute walk from the property, while the Piazzetta is 1.3 km away.
This list is manually curated and based on hotel recommendations from blogs and magazines. Please let me know if you think a hotel should be added to the list.
Updated Feb 14, 2020