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Belmond Hotel Caruso

Ravello, Amalfi Coast, Italy

Perched 365m above sea level, Belmond Hotel Caruso commands spectacular views over the Sorrento Peninsula. Steeped in history and tradition, the Caruso has been beautifully renovated and is an ultra-luxurious base from which to explore the Amalfi coast.

At a Glance

  • Housed in a medieval aristocratic palace, the 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 Caruso offers the highest possible level of accommodation and service to its guests

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

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

Culture, Honeymoon

Insider's View

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

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Insider's View

The 2 day aged dough they use for the pizzas is incredible!

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Insider's View

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

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Description

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.

The 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.

The 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.

Accommodation

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 Hotel Caruso. Each room has a safe, air-conditioning, broadband, satellite TV, bathrobes and hairdryers.

Exclusive Suite

This suite will not fail to take your breath away, from the breathtaking Amalfi views to the luxurious and splendid decor. Unrivalled sea views can be enjoyed from the sweeping panoramic terrace or your own private garden. This suite has the very best of Italian interior design and unique wall art, if you would like to share this experience with friends then you can connect to the deluxe suite, ideal for families and friends.

Deluxe Sea View Room

This room provides a bliss view of the azure blue water, that can be enjoyed from a private terrace or balcony. The spacious room has been designed from the classic Neapolitan era, in essence providing much needed peace and tranquillity. King-size or twin beds, marble bathroom, from 35 m2. Wireless internet and Satellite TV and DVD player

Village View Double Rooms

Fabulous decor combined with a breathtaking view of the village, that can be enjoyed from a private terrace or garden. Luxurious rooms with grand bathrooms and king sized beds provide a heaven for peace and tranquillity.

Superior Double Room

The heady aroma of lemon groves floating in the ocean breeze provides the bliss combination of peace and tranquillity. Take a breath and enjoy the views of perfectly manicured gardens and Italian rooftops from Ravello the hilltop retreat.

Deluxe Junior Suites

In the heart of the Amalfi Coast this suite excels in supreme comfort and true elegance. Enjoy the Bay of Salerno from a large private balcony, with sun loungers, tables and chairs to let you people watch at your leisure. Some suites have a private garden to soak up the aroma of Mediterranean herbs and flowers. King-sized or twin beds, marble bathroom, wireless internet and satellite TV and DVD player.

Superior Junior Suites

Enjoy the blissful Bay of Salerno through idyllic windows. In this supreme comfort and elegance you can enjoy the warm sun slip over the horizon at the end of the day. If all this relaxing proves to be too much, the vast king-sized bed will allow you to unwind in unbridled leisure and style.

Superior Suites

The charm of these suites is combined with a perfect mix of indulgence and luxury, epitomising the very essence of classic Italian style. The picture-perfect windows provide sublime views of the village. Enjoy this fabulously furnished room from the luxury of your over-sized bath or separate shower. King or double sized beds, marble bathroom, wireless internet.

Deluxe Suites

From the comfort of your palatial king sized bed you can gaze over the sun drenched waters on the Amalfi Coast, that will never fail to take your breath away. Take time out in your separate living area or splendid terrace fully stocked with sunbeds, tables and chairs, especially in the evenings enjoy a sumptuous sunset cocktails or special al fresco dining. Marble bathroom, satellite TV and DVD player, wireless internet.

Childcare

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

Facilities

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 speciality.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.

Activities

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.

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.

When to go

The best time to visit is in spring (April to early June) or autumn (September and October). In summer the climate is hot and humid and the coast’s single road (SS163) is heaving, and often has long tailbacks. The beaches, restaurants and tourist attractions are full to the brim in the summer months.

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