Belmond Hotel Caruso

 

Set upon a cliff-top in the hillside town of Ravello on the beautiful Amalfi Coast in Southern Italy, the Belmond Hotel is located in what was once an 11th century palace built by a Roman family. The ancient walls give guests a real sense of history, and the fresco-covered ceilings and sweeping terraced gardens make this a perfect setting for an unforgettable holiday. The vast infinity pool boasts incredible views of the glittering Amalfi Coast, providing guests with a scenic place to top up their tan.

Over the years a host of celebrities have stayed at the hotel, including such illustrious figures as Greta Garbo, Humphrey Bogart and Jackie Kennedy.

The hotel rooms and suites at The Belmond Hotel Caruso have unrivalled sea views and the Exclusive Suites offer the complete decadence of luxurious surroundings, sumptuous furnishings and works of art. The Belvedere Restaurant serves diners gourmet cuisine which is created using a wealth of excellent local and seasonal produce. Chef Mimmo di Raffaele prides himself on delivering his guests an unsurpassable dining experience, creating cuisine ranging from traditional Italian specialties to more contemporary dishes which demonstrate his flair for innovative cooking.

There is a choice of locations where diners can enjoy the exquisite cuisine, such as the elegant dining rooms, expansive outdoor terraces and the al fresco pool area where they can dine surrounded by the fragrant blooms of ancient rose bushes.

 

Of course, no gourmet meal is complete without a few after dinner cocktails, and the atmospheric Cocktail and Piano Bar has an extensive list of bespoke cocktails mixed to perfection using premium ingredients. Any off-menu requests can easily be accommodated by the skilled bartenders and there is an extensive list of fine wines, champagnes and Prosecco available too.

For those guests who wish to soak up a little culture rather than just spending their time by the pool, the hotel offers complimentary daily boat tours to Positano or Roman Pompeii, allowing guests to experience the beautiful scenery of the surrounding area whilst discovering the fascinating history of Pompeii.

 

Exclusive Recommendations

 

  • Enjoy a luxury rose facial at the hotel spa.
  • Look out for the stunning 18th century frescoes in the Cocktail and Piano Bar.
  • Book a private candlelit dinner by the infinity pool for an unforgettable experience.
  • Guests can order breakfast in bed delivered to their rooms between 7a.m.-11.30a.m.