The Best Holiday Apartments on the Amalfi Coast, Italy
Stay in a top holiday apartment on the Amalfi Coast to enjoy prime cliffside positions, self-catering kitchens and Mediterranean decor | © Letizia Agosta / Unsplash
Come to the Amalfi Coast for Unesco-listed cathedral towns that tumble down jagged cliffs towards the Tyrrhenian Sea. Stay in one of these top holiday apartments on the Amalfi Coast to enjoy prime cliffside positions, self-catering kitchens and striking Mediterranean decor. Many come complete with private sea-view balconies, pools and a rich Italian history that dates back centuries.
Boutique Hotel, Apartment
4.4/5 (5 Reviews)
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From $899 Per night per room
This atmospheric stone property, in a former 16th-century watchtower, sits on a cliff above the Bay of Positano, and has been converted into two chic self-catering apartments and a one-bed suite. Apartments have kitchens, wood furnishings and fresh white decor with splashes of Amalfi blues and lemons. Take in the unbeatable sea views from the balconies and roof terrace.
4.2/5 (265 Reviews)
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From $174 Per night per room
Set on the waterfront just a few steps from the popular Amalfi Coast town of Positano, Miramare offers a slice of history. Built in the 1930s, this property was once used as a rest facility for the Allied forces in WWII, before it was converted into a hotel. As well as rooms, Miramare has a two-bed apartment that comes with two bathrooms, a living area and terrace. Take advantage of the free breakfast served on the veranda, with croissants and sea views.
Villa Flavio Gioia
4.6/5 (103 Reviews)
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From $159 Per night per room
This renovated Mediterranean home enjoys a star location right in the centre of Positano, just a few metres from the sea. The luxury property is run by the Cinque family and features one- and two-bed sea view apartments with kitchens and either a terrace or balcony. Each one boasts ornate, locally made tiles and a homely feel. Go for the garden villa for your own jacuzzi and patio overlooking the flower-filled gardens.
4.3/5 (33 Reviews)
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From $157 Per night per room
Villa Casale sprawls over 4,000 square metres (43,000 square feet) of terraced Mediterranean gardens, complete with a pizza oven, large pool and patio showcasing Amalfi Coast views. The 14th-century building lies a short walk from the heart of Ravello and is filled with antiques and soaring ceilings. Stay in one of five open-plan apartments with kitchens and terraces or a fireplace suite, and be sure to try Villa Cassale’s own wine and olive oil.
La Rosa dei Venti
4.7/5 (157 Reviews)
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From $164 Per night per room
The Scirocco studio at La Rosa dei Venti has its own terrace dripping with bougainvillea where you can gaze at the sea. Picture topaz floor tiles and Vietri ceramics, with wooden furnishings and decorative bed heads. While there’s no kitchen, breakfast is included and served on your balcony. The property also has double rooms and lies in Fornillo, the oldest area of Positano.
4.2/5 (9 Reviews)
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From $226 Per night per room
If you’re looking to spend a week sprawled out in the sun, book an apartment at Aurora, which is just 100 metres (330ft) from Amalfi’s largest beach. This property sits within the historic town walls and faces directly onto the beach, providing views of the Bay of Amalfi. As well as 28 rooms in the main property, Aurora offers apartments 600 metres (2,000ft) away in a square near Piazza Duomo. Each one has a fully equipped kitchen and living area with a small courtyard, while there’s also a gym in the building.
4.9/5 (20 Reviews)
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From $610 Per night per room
Villa Bohème, built by a Finnish noble back in the 1950s, is set into a rock face overlooking the sea in Positano. Today, the Russo family runs the property, which has been restored into luxurious villas. The main house offers three suites with spacious terraces, clad with Vietri tiled floors, antiques and kitchens. The most lavish Puccini Suite even comes with its own jacuzzi, while all guests can enjoy its pool and classy cocktail bar.
Residence Due Torri
4.3/5 (122 Reviews)
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From $35 Per night per room
Residence Due Torri offers a peaceful stay in the seaside town of Maiori. Set among sloping gardens and citrus groves, the property has studios and one- and two-bed apartments with either garden or sea views. Each one has clean white decor contrasted with colourful Vietri ceramics. Guests receive discounted rates at a private beach belonging to a partner hotel, while there is a free summer shuttle service to the port for day trips to Positano and Capri.
4.7/5 (19 Reviews)
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From $94 Per night per room
Head for the hills outside of Vietri sul Mare, where you’ll find the Residence Zelzar. Their bright apartments come with a choice of sea or pool views, while each has a living room with a kitchenette and some have balconies and fireplaces. Take a dip in the refreshing pool, relax in the gardens overlooking the Gulf of Salerno or walk 10 minutes to the sandy Vietri sul Mare Beach.
4.8/5 (42 Reviews)
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Owned by the Fiorentino family, this ancient villa has been lovingly refurbished and is a favourite with famous actors and sports stars. Located on the rocks near Positano, overlooking the coast, the villa boasts infinity pools, decks clad with lemon trees and loungers, a jacuzzi jet pool and spa. Choose from a range of apartments with kitchens, including a three-bed garden villa and honeymoon suite with its own jacuzzi.
Residence Il Giardino dei Limoni
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is one of Amalfi’s most restful villages, known for its winding streets and Mediterranean buildings. It’s also home to Residence Il Giardino dei Limoni, which offers apartments with kitchens and is decorated with ceramic tiles made by the owners. Enjoy a solarium with deck chairs and sofas, an organic garden and a beach just 200 metres (650ft) from the property. Apartments are named for their colours and include wrought-iron furnishings, hand-painted tile headboards and balconies.
Looking for more recommendations on the Amalfi Coast? Reward yourself with a stay at one of these luxury hotels or enjoy more privacy at one of these top holiday apartments. You can book your next stay right here on Culture Trip. After spending a day discovering the best things to do on the Amalfi Coast, treat yourself to a pre-dinner cocktail at one of the best bars around before digging into a luxurious meal at one of these must-visit restaurants.
These recommendations were updated on June 18, 2021 to keep your travel plans fresh.