La Minervetta: luxury boutique hotel in Sorrento, Italy

La Minervetta is a chic boutique hotel with only 12 rooms in Sorrento, Italy. The hotel overlooks the Marina Grande of Sorrento and the Bay of Naples. What makes La Minervetta stand out from other luxury hotels in the area is that it has been recently renovated and is decorated in a contemporary style with […]

Mapplr’s top hotels in Naples and Amalfi Coast, Italy

Check out our list of top hotels in Naples, Italy if you are going to retrace the steps of Julia Roberts in the film “Eat Pray Love” and immerse yourself in the city’s historic and culinary delights (read our pizza guide and restaurant guide). We have include our favourite hotels south of Naples on the […]

Santa Caterina: historic luxury hotel in Amalfi, Italy

Hotel Santa Caterina in Amalfi has been enchanting guests since 1880 with its lush gardens, fruit orchards and olive groves, and breathtaking views over the Mediterranean. The luxury hotel is perched on a cliff off the Amalfi Drive, and guests use elevators carved into the rock to reach the sea water swimming pool, sun deck […]

Hotel Il San Pietro: glamorous seaside retreat in Positano, Italy

The venerable Il San Pietro in Positano has been around for forty years and a recent renovation is making it once again a favorite among visitors to the Amalfi Coast. Its location is unbeatable; it is built into the rocky cliffs over the Mediterranean with vertigo-inducing drops into the sea on either side. From the […]

Casa Angelina: luxury boutique hotel on the Amalfi Coast

Few hotels in the world can boast of a better location than Casa Angelina, a luxury boutique hotel perched on the edge of a rocky cliff between Amalfi and Positano with stunning views over the Mediterranean. In addition to rooms and suites with terraces, Casa Angelina has four apartments that are perfect for families or […]

Romeo Hotel: luxury chic boutique hotel in Naples, Italy

If you are going to Naples and prefer contemporary chic over shabby baroque, then check out the Romeo Hotel. With 85 rooms, some of which have fabulous views over the Bay of Naples, plus a hammam and sushi bar, this is definitely not the typical Neapolitan “grand hotel” from the 1800s. There are wellness suites, […]

Eat Pray Love Restaurant Guide to Naples (Italy)

I just finished posting the Eat Pray Love guide to the best pizza in Naples. But Naples is more than just pizza so here is a list of excellent restaurants in the city. One of the joys of eating in Naples is that the seafood is very fresh and deliciously prepared. Among my favorite seafood […]