Positano, Amalfi Coast, Italy
In the mid-1950s Positano became desirable as a holiday destination and, for a while, rivaled Capri as the playground for the rich and famous. No wonder Positano still attracts a glamorous clientele, it's home to some of Italy's finest hotels and world-class restaurants. Le Sirenuse opened in 1951, when four Neapolitan brothers, the Marchesi Aldo, Paolo, Anna and Franco Sersale turned their summer house in Positano into a charming hotel, overlooking the bay of Positano. Today the 58-room resort is considered one of Italy’s leading seaside luxury hotels, though it still retains the intimate, cultured atmosphere of a private home.Check availability
- Almost all rooms, suites and junior suites look out over the bay of Positano. Most have a private terrace or balcony and all have white-washed walls, vaulted ceilings and hand-made tiles on the floors.
- Surrounded by lemon trees and comfortable deck chairs, the swimming pool offers a peaceful atmosphere in which you can unwind.
- Le Sirenuse Spa was designed by the renowned Italian architect, GAE AULENTI. The Spa includes a Sauna, a Bio-sauna and a granite Steam bath. The gym is fit with TechnoGym cardiovascular machines and weights as well as stretching and yoga mats.
- Franco’s Bar is a stylish, panoramic al fresco terrace that tips its hat to a golden age of fine cocktails and quality champagne. The bar's fresh and striking decor and contemporary artworks, commissioned from a raft of local and international talent, pay homage to the late Franco Sersale.
Wine & Dine
- The Champagne & Oyster Bar enjoys breathtaking views over Positano. Sumptuously furnished and candlelit, it is open in the evenings from May to mid-October, weather permitting. It is the ideal place for a glass of champagne millésimé or a cocktail made to perfection, some oysters, shellfish, and fish carpaccios.
- The Pool Terrace is full of lemon trees and flowers. At the bar tables, overlooking the sea and shaded by a bamboo awning.
- Linen, day and night.
- Rooms starting at € 790 per night.
Our Favourite Restaurants
- Dinner: Chez Black in Positano.
- Take a boat and have lunch at Lo Scoglio.
- Da Adolfo for lunch is a must.
- Aperitivo at Franco's next door for the best view in town.
- Discover the trendy petite boutiques in Positano like Carla's Emporia Sirenuse right across the street.
- Take the ferry to Capri or hire a car and explore the numerous delights of the Amalfi coast like the majestic ruins in Pompeii.
How to get there
- Nearest airport is Naples, 1 1/4 hour drive away, well served from major European cities. Now offering direct flights with Delta from JFK.
- There are several options to reach Positano. By ferry is the quickest way, from Naples it takes about 40 minutes.
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