Perched 365m above sea level, Belmond Hotel Caruso commands spectacular views over the Sorrento Peninsula. Steeped in history and tradition, the hotel has been beautifully renovated and is an ultra-luxurious base from which to explore the Amalfi coast.
Housed in a medieval aristocratic palace, Belmond Hotel Caruso retains much of its original decor and many of its historic architectural features
The view of the surrounding mountains and sparking sunlit sea from the hotel's infinity pool, is truly breath-taking
A member of the prestigious Belmond group, the hotel offers the highest possible level of accommodation and friendly service to its guests, in one of the most exclusive areas of the Amalfi Coast.
Enjoy a delicious meal at the Belvedere Restaurant, made with local Mediterranean ingredients, for a dazzling view of the Amalfi Coast
Belmond Hotel Caruso is located in Ravello, on the beautiful Sorrento Peninsula. This spectacular hotel is perched on the highest point of the Ravello cliffs, 365m above the sea, with wonderful views over the Amalfi coast.
Belmond Hotel Caruso was originally built in the 11th century as a palace by a patrician Roman family. The present palace was completed in 1600, when much of its ancient splendour and original ornament was restored.
Belmond Hotel Caruso has recently undergone a total refurbishment whilst still maintaining the beautiful frescoed ceilings and some elements of the medieval architecture, and finished with classical Italian furniture. There is a wonderful cliff top infinity pool and two restaurants offering local Italian delicacies.
The hotel is an ideal place to relax and enjoy the views over the sparkling sea, and to explore other delightful places along the Divine Coast including Capri, Positano, Amalfi and Sorrento, or the historical sites at Pompeii, Herculaneum and Paestum. Take the complimentary boat trip from Amalfi to Positano, the perfect way to discover the hidden creeks and bays along the coast and the stunning scenery.
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It will be hard to pull yourself away from the infinity pool. The sublime pool area overlooks the undeveloped mountains and stunning coastline.
Located on the highest point of Ravello, the hotel is perched on a cliff top 1150ft (350mt) above sea level overlooking the spectacular Mediterranean.
Cooking class in Amalfi
Learn how to create traditional recipes from the Amalfi Coast in a private cooking class under the guidance of a professional chef. Located in a lemon farmhouse, you'll discover the techniques behind some of the region's most loved dishes.
Hiking and wine tasting on Mount Vesuvius
Join your private hiking guide to explore Mount Vesuvius, one of the world's most famous volcanoes. Hike up to the crater before enjoying lunch at a winery at the base of the volcano.
Hiking the Path of the Gods
The Path of the Gods is a spectacular trail leading from Agerola to Nocelle, offering breathtaking views along the Amalfi Coast. Walk the route with your private guide and learn about local life in this once remote region.
Mozzarella experience on the Amalfi Coast
Visit a family-owned farm and discover how delicious mozzarella is made in the village of Tramonti on the Amalfi Coast. Enjoy a tour of the farm before learning the techniques and processes used to create mozzarella.
Private boat trip to Capri
Cruise to Capri on board your own private boat, stopping to swim in the crystal-clear waters and taking in the incredible views of the Amalfi Coast from the water.
Private tour of Capri
Explore the picturesque island of Capri and, with your private guide, learn about the history of this famed island which has been celebrated for its beauty since the Roman Empire.
Visit a limoncello farm
Discover one of the Amalfi Coast's most celebrated delicacies at a local limoncello farm, where you'll learn about the production process and sample some of the delicious liqueur.
Discover the ancient Roman world and its fascinating culture with a visit to Pompeii, a city almost perfectly preserved by the ash from Mount Vesuvius erupting in 79 AD.