Villa Franca

Positano, Italy

At a Glance

  • Thanks to its location, Villa Franca has fantastic views of Positano and the bay of Salerno

  • Although incredibly central, a stay here will feel very private with just 42 rooms

  • The simple décor is enhanced with traditional Amalfi touches, ensuring Villa Franca feels authentically Italian

  • Both Li Galli Restaurant and Grill offer delicious Mediterranean dishes made with the freshest local ingredients

  • Relax in the rejuvenating spa and wellness centre, or take in the views from the rooftop pool

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Best time to Visit

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Average time to visit

The best time to visit the Amalfi Coast is in spring or late summer, when temperatures are pleasant and humidity levels are low. In July and August the climate is hot and humid, while the area is busy with tourists. Hotels in the Amalfi Coast tend to close for the winter, starting in October until they reopen in late March or April.

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Insider's View

Visit the rooftop pool for the most amazing views of Positano. 

Call us on 020 3993 8025 to start planning your holiday to Villa Franca or take a look at our itineraries to Italy


Perched high on the hill overlooking the town of Positano on the Amalfi Coast, Villa Franca is a boutique hotel offering incredible views of the bay of Salerno. With a spa and a rooftop pool, this is the perfect place to relax and unwind.

Nestled on the hillside of Positano lies Villa Franca, an elegant boutique hotel with fantastic views of the Amalfi Coast and the narrow winding streets of the town. Thanks to its central location Villa Franca is the perfect base from which to explore Positano and the beaches of the Amalfi.

There are just 42 rooms at Villa Franca, allowing for a private and secluded stay. A white palette welcomes plenty of natural light, so rooms feel bright and spacious, while blue accents bring the outside in. The simple décor of the rooms offers a contemporary stay and private balconies offer views of either the town's streets or the coast.

Any stay on the Amalfi Coast will deliver delicious Italian cuisine, and Villa Franca is no exception. Li Galli Restaurant serves traditional regional dishes in a fine dining setting, with fantastic coastal views from your table. For something a little more casual, Gallis Grill is a poolside restaurant offering the freshest seafood and light meals made with local Mediterranean produce. For pre or post-dinner drinks with comfortable sofas from which to enjoy the view, head to Gallis Bar and enjoy delectable cocktails and nightcaps.

The lap pool at Villa Franca is found on the rooftop terrace, with stunning panoramic views. This is the perfect place to unwind, and a few hours spent here followed by a rejuvenating treatment in the spa makes for the most relaxing of days.

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These stylish rooms are designed with a minimalist-luxe approach. Enjoy peaceful tranqility upon entering the rooms with the white decor and abundance of natural light. The natural palette of the Amalfi Coast landscape lends the rooms a sense of place, connecting the interior space to the exterior outside.

All rooms come with a balcony with views of the coast or the passageways of Positano. The room's ambience is conductive to romance and relaxation and the room provides services such as air-conditioning, LED television and Italian Marble Bathrooms as well as room service and a minibar.


Children are welcome from 10 years old.


The hotel offers room service, dry cleaning, laundry service, money exchange, restaurant and bar, copying and printing, fax service, reserved parking, a roofstop swimming pool, a spa and wellness centre, an on-site boutique and a free shuttle bus to local beaches.


  • 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.

  • Visit Pompeii

    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.

Location & directions

Positano, Italy

Villa Franca is located in the heart of Positano, with fantastic views of the town and the sea.

How to get there

Naples Capodichino International Airport is the closest to Amalfi. British Airways direct flight from London Gatwick takes 2 hours 50 minutes, and Villa Franca is a 90-minute drive from the airport.

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