Looking for a honeymoon location along the Amalfi Coast? Look no further, these towns are perfect for newly weds to explore, relax and enjoy together!
Where you go on your honeymoon is a big decision! It may be a once in a life time destination that you’ve had on your bucket list for years, or, a beloved and familiar spot that you and your partner visit often. If you’re searching for somewhere romantic and unique, why not visit the Amalfi Coast? This stunning region has something for every couple, whether you’re the outdoorsy type looking for adventure or in need of a relaxing getaway filled sunny strolls and reading on the beach. Here are five towns in the Amalfi Coast perfect for a honeymoon vacation!
The village of Ravello is romantic, serene and ethereal. It’s as if you’ve found yourself in the 1950’s strolling on cobbled laneways to enchanting gardens, lush hillsides and refreshing coastlines. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through tiny streets and pick up something at one of the many shopfronts filled with colourful ceramics and billowy summer dresses. Make your way to Villa Rufolo, a 13th century property with breathtaking views of the water below. If you head there in during the summer time, you’ll be privy to the city of music’s summer concerts. Dine at the two starred Michelin restaurant ‘Rossellini’s’, the most elegant restaurant in Ravello for a romantic sunset dinner lit by candlelight.
Where to stay: For the ultimate luxurious getaway, stay at the Belmond Hotel Caruso. An 11th century palace perched on a cliff with dramatic views of the coast. With marbled hallways, illustrious salons and frescoes, this palazzo is the epitome of a perfectly romantic getaway.
This UNESCO protected town is so naturally beautiful that you may consider buying a house upon the hillside here and never leaving. Positano’s love of food and wine is evident through their fine dining restaurants and nonna-run trattorias that are bursting with flavour. Head down the steps to the Spiaggia Grande, Positano’s main beach and bask in the Southern Italian sun under one of the colourful beach umbrellas available for hire. The beauty of Positano means that just taking a walk with your betrothed through the picturesque laneways can lead to some magical adventures to tell your family and friends when you get back home. A much-loved restaurant if you find yourself overwhelmed by all the delicious food options is Da Vincenzo. Locally sourced ingredients make this family owned eatery a delectable mix of regional delights each paired with a modern twist.
Where to stay: Le Sirenuse is the hotel of your dreams, this exceptional resort has seen the likes of European nobility and celebrities grace its rooms. It’s a popular honeymoon spot, with 58 antiquely decorated roms, a Michelin starred restaurant on its property lit by 400 candles and an oyster bar makes Le Sirenuse a top choice.
The medieval stronghold that once was Amalfi is now home to Ancient roman ruins and artefacts for those couples who like a little bit of history mixed in with their honeymoon. Visit the grand Duomo in a series of 62 steps enjoying looking down at the piazza below you. Amalfi is your chance to pick up souvenirs from the many local shops, try gelato and the traditional liquor limoncello. This gorgeous town is filled to the brim in summer so if you’re looking for a chance to cool down, take a dip in the turquoise waters of the Marina Grande.
Where to stay: The NH Collection Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi is located in a 13th century monastery, just minutes away from the Amalfi Cathedral and its precious dome. This upscale resort boasts spacious, Mediterranean styled pristine rooms, 2 restaurants on site and a wellness centre.
Capri is a must visit destination so what better way to explore it whilst on your honeymoon? Take a journey on a small wooden boat as you are guided through to the mystical Blue Grotto, once used as a personal swimming spots by Roman emperors and their lovers, if that’s not romantic, what is? If you’re wanting a perfect picnic spot, take day trip with your significant other and head to the other side of the island to Anacapri where you’ll be surrounded by lush greenery, rugged coastlines and the highest point which can be reached by chairlift; Monte Solaro.
Where to stay: La Minerva’s impressive and convenient location near the heart of the town’s centre, you’re only a short walk away from the gorgeous Gardens of Augustus. With a dazzling pool secluded by a canopy of lemon trees, this intimate hotel is run by the Esposito brothers who have added a Mediterranean touch to each of the rooms.
If you’ve never tried Sorrento lemons, here is your perfect chance to do so! The town of Sorrento on the Bay of Naples is full of character, vibrancy and relaxed vibes perfect for a beachy holiday. It’s a great starting point to base yourself as its convenient location means that reaching the neighbouring towns dotted along the Amalfi Coast is right at your fingertips. It’s also less expensive than staying directly on the Amalfi Coast and less crowded. While it may not be part of the Amalfi Coast, Sorrento has just as much charm as Positano or Ravello, and its guaranteed that you’ll stop to take pictures of just about everything.
Where to stay: The Bellevue Syrene faces out towards Vesuvius forming a relaxed and romantic atmosphere if you’re after some seclusion. Sitting high on a hilltop means that you’ll be away from the hustle and bustle of the noisy crowds below, but still close enough that you can walk to the Marina Grande.