Hotel Santa Caterina

Amalfi, Italy

At a Glance

  • Stunning location on the Amalfi Coast perched on the Mediterranean Sea

  • Private beach club exclusively for use by guests

  • Fantastic Spa and Wellness area to help you unwind and relax

  • Two restaurants with a variety of different tastes and flavors and a wine cellar boasting over 10,000 regional and international wines and champagnes

  • Perfectly located for those who like to explore, Pompeii is just a one hour drive from the hotel

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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

The Romeo and Juliet suites are set in the Santa Caterina gardens separated from the main hotel. The suites are an idyllic for honeymooners as they offer privacy and include a private pool.

Enjoy live music and panoramic sea views of the at the beautiful Restaurant al Mare.

Hire the hotel's boat (complete with captain) to take you anywhere you want to go on the Amalfi Coast.

Call us on 858 345 1764 to start planning your vacation to Hotel Santa Caterina


Perched high on a cliff top amidst scented lemon and orange groves, the prestigious family-run Hotel Santa Caterina enjoys an unprecedented position on the Amalfi Coast, with breathtaking views out to the Mediterranean sea.

Originally built in 1880, the Hotel Santa Caterina has an impressive history, which is reflected throughout the property. The hotel first opened with 6 rooms in 1904, and over the years has been expanded by the family who own it. It now boasts 66 rooms and suites, all of which have a classic, Italian design with quintessentially Mediterranean architecture.

At the Hotel Santa Caterina, 2 restaurants, featuring a variety of dishes infuse modern gastronomy with traditional flavors from the Amalfi Coast. The Restaurant Santa Caterina regularly hosts 'guest chefs', who bring people in from far and wide to experience their culinary delights. The Restaurant Al Mare, is open from May to October and is a fantastic place to people watch and take in the panoramic views of the Mediterranean. For those who prefer lighter options or an apperitif before dinner, the Bar La Terrazza has a vast list of cocktails and canapés to indulge in. The hotel also boasts an acclaimed wine cellar with a vast selection of wines from the local area and abroad.

The Wellness Center at the Hotel Santa Caterina has a range of face and body treatments to help you relax, whilst more active guests can visit the fitness center, which is equipped with all the latest modern equipment.

Perhaps the most popular part of the hotel is its beach club. Located next to the restaurant and carved into the rock, this secluded delight is exclusively for the use of the hotel guests. There is a heated sea water pool, sun loungers, umbrellas and attendants to ensure you are fully hydrated while you soak up the rays.

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The Hotel Santa Caterina has 7 different styles of room. They have all been decorated in a uniquely Italian way and feature vaulted ceilings, hand painted ceramics and locally crafted wrought iron.

All of the rooms at this luxurious hotel have sea views, Jacuzzi baths and a balcony or terrace.


The Hotel Santa Caterina has two restaurants which offer a range of Mediterranean inspired dishes.

The Ristorante Santa Caterina has a menu which features ricotta and salami stuffed zucchini flowers, grilled lobster and squid with sautéed spinach and a mixed Mediterranean fish grill with seasonal vegetables. There are also more traditional options such as Chateaubriand, chicken with a red onion and pepper coulis and herb crusted lamb chops.

The Ristorante Al Mare is located on the terrace, next to the beach club. The cuisine here includes a terrine of John Dory with steamed shrimps and citrus aoili, lobster salad, a range of freshly made pasta dishes and traditional Italian pizza.

The Bar La Terrazza is the perfect place to congregate with friends and family for an apperitif before your evening meal. It is also open throughout the day for light snacks or just to have a cool drink and absorb the panoramic views.


One of the main attractions of this costal hotel is the private beach club that is perched above the Mediterranean. From April to October it is reserved exclusively for use by the hotel guests and the attendants provide loungers, deck charis and umbrellas.

There is also the fantastic spa and wellness area, which offers a variety of massages and treatments. Their signature massage is known as the 'Amalfi Gold' and the essential oils used are locally sourced from plants and flowers around the region.



Sierra Obermark (Staff)

Hotel Santa Caterina is the epitome of "traditional Amalfi". Originally built in 1904, the hotel manages to blend seamlessly the old style and feel with modern amenities suited for any traveler. Feel transported to a classic luxury seldom found in the hustle and bustle of most modern day hotels. The indoor-outdoor terrace is perfect for breakfast overlooking the coast of Amalfi and excellent for dinner when you can enjoy sunset views over the water. The staff eagerly awaits your every request and will ensure that your stay is spectacular.


Sara Haney (Staff)

The beautiful and historic 1904 Santa Caterina is one of the most traditional hotels along the Amalfi Coast. With time on its side, this hotel features dcor from the Dolce Vita era with incredible tiles from the neighboring village of Vietri Sul Mar and large spacious rooms and bathrooms. With its location on the corner of a cliff, this hotel is one of the few to have direct access to the beautiful clear waters of the Amalfi Coast.


  • 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

Amalfi, Italy

Hotel Santa Caterina is located on the famous Amalfi Coast, a few minutes from the town of Amalfi.

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