About Caruso, A Belmond Hotel, Amalfi Coast
You’d be forgiven for thinking that Caruso, A Belmond Hotel, Amalfi Coast is suspended in a heavenly realm, somewhere between the sea and the sky. Set into the cliff edge in Ravello, around 350 metres above sea level over tiered groves of lemons and olive vines, it’s your private balcony over the Mediterranean.
Originally built in the 11th century, Caruso boasts all the worldly luxuries anyone could desire. Vibrant frescoed salons play neighbour to stone vaults adorned with arches and chandeliers. Marbled hallways lead to rooms brimming with antiques and paintings by old masters.
Inside, 50 rooms have been lovingly restored to their ancient Neapolitan glory. Expect hand-crafted terracotta floors and Naples-yellow walls adorned with neo-classical antiques. Fresh flowers and stunning coastline vistas complete the experience.
Join head gardener Gaetano and explore our verdant grounds, over 100 years in the making. Liberate mind, body and soul at the Wellness Centre. Meander down the rose arbour to the infinity pool. It’s an architectural triumph that seemingly extends straight into the ocean.
From Caruso, Ravello is yours to explore. Spend an afternoon wandering the lush lemon terraces. Perhaps find a bird’s eye view over the Amalfi Coast by helicopter. Take the hotel’s traditional wooden boat, Ercole, to Positano, or drive to Roman Pompeii.
Come evening, chef Mimmo di Raffaele injects modern flair into traditional Italian dishes at Belvedere Restaurant. Each creation uses world-class local produce. What better way to cap off the night than at the atmospheric Cocktail and Piano Bar? With innovative cocktails, wines, champagne and local prosecco, it’s the destination of choice for Amalfi Coast nightlife.
It’s a testament to Caruso that when guests come to depart they have a tear in their eye. The only affliction here is ever having to leave this piece of paradise.