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Belmond Hotel Caruso

Ravello, Amalfi Coast, Italy

At a Glance

  • Housed in a medieval aristocratic palace, Belmond Hotel Caruso retains much of its original decor and many of its historic architectural features

  • The view from the hotel's infinity pool is truly breathtaking

  • A member of the prestigious Belmond group, the hotel offers the highest possible level of accommodation and service to its guests

  • One of the Amalfi Coast's most famous hotels, Belmond Hotel Caruso is also one of the most expensive: a stay here is a real treat

  • The hotel is within easy walking distance of the centre of Ravello, with its ancient church, pretty square, and lively restaurants and bars

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Best time to Visit

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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

It will be hard to pull yourself away from the infinity pool. The sublime pool area overlooks the undeveloped mountains and stunning coastline.

The hotel offers complimentary transport to the towns of Amalfi and Positano which are must visits.

The gardens at the Caruso are wonderful - they grow all their own fruit, vegetables and herbs so the colours and smells are amazing.

Don't worry about forgetting your book or charging your Kindle as you can pick up one up on your way to the pool!

The two-day aged dough they use for the pizzas is incredible!

Learn more about the Amalfi Coast’s famous lemons by booking the Lemon Experience with the hotel which takes you to a local farm where the owners explain how lemons are grown and used in cooking and of course how limoncello is made.

There are so many nooks and crannies within the hotel grounds, all with sublime views so honeymooners can find a quiet corner to relax.

Take the hotel's boat tour of the Amalfi Coast. A great way to see the area without the crowds!

Enjoy a picnic with panoramic views in the medieval Sant'Estachio Church, the first Republic of Amalfi.

Call us on 020 3993 4933 to start planning your vacation to Belmond Hotel Caruso or take a look at our itineraries to Amalfi Coast and south


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.

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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Belmond Hotel Caruso offers a breathtaking range of possibilities for guests. There are 48 very spacious rooms and suites, each with its own unique style, most with stunning sea views and a terrace and many also with a private garden. The furniture reflects Neapolitan style and tradition and has been exclusively created for Belmond Hotel Caruso. Each room has a safe, air-conditioning, broadband, satellite TV, bathrobes and hairdryers.


Children are very welcome to come and stay at Belmond Hotel Caruso. However, there are no specific facilities available except for babysitting on request.


There are two restaurants, both affording peerless vistas of the Amalfi Coast. Careful attention is paid to the freshness of the food, which is immediately apparent in the mouth-watering selection of mozzarella, local vegetables, fish and meat. Traditional Neapolitan and regional Italian dishes are the specialty.The hotel boasts a large infinity swimming pool and an in-room spa: spoil yourself and unwind every day with massage and beauty treatments in the comfort and privacy of your own room.


Take a complimentary boat excursion or shuttle service from Amalfi to Positano exploring the glamorous coasts that have attracted the rich and famous for centuries. There is a tennis court and tennis coaching available nearby.



Sarah Byrne (Staff)

The Caruso is an icon and for good reason, managing to offer all that you could need as well as a perfect location, to die for pizzas and a stunning infinity pool.


Fiona Bickmore (Staff)

This hotel has got the WOW factor in more ways than one.

I could write all about how amazing it is but words just do not do it justice. The Caruso sits up above the Amalfi coast in a little hilltop town called Ravello so as you can imaging the views are out of this world. From the edge of the infinity pool you can relate to the King of the World moment in Titanic!! The gardeners work wonders here, you can wander through the fruit, vegetable and herb gardens admiring the colors and taking in the different fragrances. Ravello itself has a main piazza and lots of little cobbled streets on which you will stumble across lots of very reasonably priced restaurants.


Belmond Hotel Caruso - Stay 4 Pay 3 Offer

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Book from 06 February 2019 to 02 November 2019
Travel from 01 September 2019 to 02 November 2019
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  • Guided walk on the Path of the Gods

    Connecting the hilltop villages of Agerola and Nocelle, the Path of the Gods is a spectacular walk offering breathtaking views across the Amalfi Coast. Join your private guide and discover the incredible natural beauty of this celebrated area.

  • Naples tour and pizza masterclass

    Discover the historic center of Naples, one of Italy's oldest cities, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Home to fabulous museums, impressive churches and stunning palazzos, there is plenty to explore before learning how to make a real Neapolitan pizza.

  • Private Positano cooking class

    Try your hand at traditional Italian cooking with a private cookery class in the heart of beautiful Positano. Your expert chef will teach you the secrets behind this Mediterranean cuisine before you prepare and enjoy a delicious four-course meal.

  • Swirl the Glass wine tour

    Go on a delicious journey of Italian wines with a passionate local sommelier and wine lover, Cristian Fusco. Discover the delights of full-bodied reds, crisp and complex whites and fragrant rosés produced in the region on this small group tour.

  • The Amalfi Coast by Vespa

    Discover the beauty of the Amalfi Coast on one of Italy's iconic Vespas. As you speed along the winding roads you'll be transported back to an age of Italian glamour and elegance. Explore quaint villages and admire the coastline's incredible views.

Vacation Ideas

  • Honeymoon on the Amalfi Coast

    Praiano, Capri & Ravello

    from $5500 pp 9 nights

    • This ultimate honeymoon itinerary offers spectacular scenery, idyllic beaches and delicious Italian cusisine
    • Discover the natural wonders of Capri with a private boat trip around the island
    • Spend days relaxing by the water or exploring the picturesque towns along the coast

Location & directions

Ravello, Amalfi Coast, Italy

Located on the highest point of Ravello, the hotel is perched on a cliff top 1150ft (350mt) above sea level overlooking the spectacular Mediterranean.

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Call us on 020 3993 4933 to start planning your vacation to Belmond Hotel Caruso or take a look at our itineraries to Amalfi Coast and south

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