Historic Positano Hotels: the best five loved by Vips
Positano can be visited in most part of the year, from the second half of March until the beginning of January, while from mid-January to the beginning of March most of the activities are close to prepare the new ones for the next season. For this reason, if you love the sea in winter, November and December can be the ideal time to visit this beautiful place without crowds and to enjoy the magic of Christmas; also, if you stay in Positano for the end of the year, the New Year's Eve on the Amalfi Coast is usually celebrated on the Great beach of Positano, which turns into an open-air disco until dawn.
Here you can therefore find the best five Historic Positano Hotels, according on the location, the local cuisine and the history of each of these structures.1) Historic Positano Hotels: The San Pietro di Positano
Among the Historic Positano Hotels there is the San Pietro Hotel; it was built on the promontory from which one can enjoy the best view of the village and the coast and since 1970 it has been in full operation, becoming an iconic structure in elite tourism, also because it is a no drone zone, ideal for those who want to relax undisturbed. Gregory Peck, the Rockefellers, Peter O'Toole, Tina Turner, Barbra Streisand, François Mitterand, Dustin Hoffman and the king of Jordan stayed at this Historic Positano Hotel. Inside there are two restaurants, including the Zass restaurant which has received a Michelin star, which stock up on raw materials in the San Pietro gardens, which supply not only restaurants for fruit, vegetables and aromas but also for the flowers that are grown here to be used in the bouquets that decorate the rooms and the hall. The structure is equipped with a tennis court, set between rocky walls, a swimming pool, a spa, a fitness room and Yoga instructors. It is also the only hotel in Positano with direct access to the sea, which can be reached from the hotel lobby through an elevator carved into the rock. From here, the center of Positano can be reached in 3 minutes.
2) Historic Positano Hotels: Villa Treville
The former home of the director Franco Zeffirelli, which he personally decorated, stands on a cliff in Positano and has a gym, private beach and wi-fi connection. Villa Treville is made up of 4 independent buildings set in 2 hectares of land and includes relaxing gardens, in addition to the bar with terrace, the restaurant and private access to the beach. Each accommodation is dedicated to a character (such as Callas, Tosca, Massine) that make each room unique, with en-suite bathrooms, a seating area, a balcony and other comforts. From here you can reach the center of Positano in a quarter of an hour walk.
3) Historic Positano Hotels: Le Sirenuse Hotel
Le Sirenuse Hotel has become one of the Historic Positano Hotels since 1951 when the owners, the Neapolitan Marquis Sersale, turned their summer home in Positano into a charming hotel, overlooking the bay of Positano. In every room you will find traditional vaulted ceilings and handmade tiles of the Amalfi Coast, as well as antiques and works of art from the owners' private collection. The property includes a rooftop swimming pool and a roof terrace where you can admire the spectacular views of the coast, as well as two restaurants where you can eat local cuisine and also sushi.
4) Historic Positano Hotels: Eden Roc Suites Hotel
Located in a panoramic position, this property offers its customers a swimming pool, a spa with Turkish bath, sauna and whirlpool, a gym and a sun terrace, as well as air-conditioned rooms with a terrace overlooking the sea, a Jacuzzi in the private bathroom and a living room area with sofa, individually decorated. It is also possible to book mini apartments and private villas for events in the immediate vicinity of the hotel, so you can choose the accommodation that best suits your needs.
5) Historic Positano Hotels: Palazzo Murat HotelBetween the Historic Positano Hotels there is the refined eighteenth century building just 3 minutes walk from the port and 4 minutes walk from the Grande beach, which houses the Hotel Palazzo Murat. A true oasis in the center of Positano, it is protected by a shady garden rich in centuries-old citrus and Mediterranean fragrances whose scent will accompany you to the outdoor pool. The rooms of the Palazzo Murat structure are white but enlivened by Vietri majolica, which combine 19th century architecture with design elements. Each room is personalized, but all offer a view of Positano and the painted majolica dome of the Church of the Assumption. During the summer months, the hotel offers boat trips to discover the Amalfi Coast.
Even if you stay in these hotels, with a private car service is comfortable to visit every place, go shopping in luxury boutiques and have everything organized by Amalfi Luxury Tour.