The Best Hotels in Positano, Italy

Soak up panoramic views of stunning Italian architecture in the coastal village of Positano
Soak up panoramic views of stunning Italian architecture in the coastal village of Positano | © Freeartist / Alamy Stock Photo
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30 July 2021

A village on the cliffs of Italy‘s Amalfi Coast, Positano is well-deserving of its status as one of the most popular holiday destinations to visit in the region.

Crystalline waters will wink at you wherever you walk, seducing you in for a swim – with lush gardens and narrow staircases leading you to charming cafes and restaurants ready to engage your senses with coastal cuisine and culture. Fall in love with the beauty of this Italian coastline when you stay at one of the best hotels in Positano – all bookable on Culture Trip.

Il San Pietro di Positano

Luxury, Boutique Hotel
5/5 (75 Reviews)
Il San Pietro di Positano
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Price Drop
Now from $701 per night

Immerse yourself in the culture of the Amalfi Coast during your serene stay at Il San Pietro di Positano. The moment you place your bags on the local terracotta flooring of your spacious suite, you’ll have a full itinerary of activities – should you desire an authentic and engaging experience. Guided garden tours, wine tasting, Italian language lessons and a cocktail masterclass will keep you busy. A private beach, swimming pool, tennis court and complimentary two-hour boat trip will hardly give you time to unpack your luggage.

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Hotel Marincanto

Independent Hotel, Boutique Hotel
4.7/5 (254 Reviews)
Marincanto
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Price Drop
Now from $240 per night

How could Marincanto possibly improve on their infinity pool? By placing it in 360-degree views of Positano and the bay that will swim in your memory for years to come. Get lost gazing into the horizon or get a little closer by walking down the secluded steps to Marincanto’s privately-owned beach. The few moments you spend inside will be in an airy, light-filled room where the sea breeze and water views will pamper you with peace and quiet.

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Le Sirenuse

Hotel
4.8/5 (120 Reviews)
Le Sirenuse
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Now from $1019 per night

Indulge in the simple pleasures of Positano at Le Sirenuse. The hotel staff are exceptionally encouraging of your desires to do nothing but sit and stare at the sea. Should the sea breeze and sunshine leave you wanting more, they’re happy to arrange drives to Pompeii and speedboat rides to the village of Nerano. Schedule your trip during their annual Dolce Vitality fitness and detox retreat to reawaken your senses with yoga, hikes and spa treatments as you disconnect from the digital world.

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Hotel Miramare

Apartment
4.2/5 (265 Reviews)
Miramare
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Price Drop
Now from $204 per night

Glass-walled bathrooms at Miramare tempt you to soak your vacation away in a bathtub overlooking all of Positano. Every room faces the sea, granting you sunsets only made more memorable with a bottle of wine as red as the sky. You’ll look forward to sunrise just as much when you awake to a breakfast of sweet and salty staples, fresh coffee – and, of course, your fill of sea views.

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Hotel Poseidon

Hotel
4.7/5 (404 Reviews)
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Price Drop
Now from $336 per night

After a few hours in the Poseidon hotel’s L’Onda beauty centre, you’ll look and feel as vibrant as the Amalfi Coast. A red coral facial treatment, anti-stress massage and long soak in the Turkish bath will leave you revitalised and ready to strike a pose in Positano. The concierge will gladly hand over the keys to a 1970s convertible Beetle and encourage you to find the best vista on the coastline for an incredible photo op.

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  • Hotel Palazzo Murat

    Boutique Hotel, Independent Hotel
    4.8/5 (231 Reviews)
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    Price Drop
    Now from $363 per night

    Though its envious address is on the Via Dei Mulini thoroughfare, the citrus-scented grounds of Palazzo Murat hotel will put you at peace – right in the heart of Positano. The hydromassage corner of the turquoise pool will put every muscle at ease – if the poolside cocktails and gelato don’t. Dry off only to slide into a table at Al Palazzo Restaurant and savour a multi-sensory journey of culinary creations using herbs and fruits from the hotel’s Donna Carmela garden.

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    Villa Yiara

    Bed and Breakfast
    4.9/5 (218 Reviews)
    Villa Yiara
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    Price Drop
    Now from $140 per night

    Live like a local in your own apartment at Villa Yiara. A private entrance to this annexe leads to an immaculate living space with a full kitchen and terrace overlooking the sea. This 18th-century abode is adults-only, offering a laid-back setting to relax in sweet silence. A lively afternoon with locals can be found only moments away with a seven-minute walk to the beach – with an even shorter distance to a plate of fresh seafood and pasta at the popular Da Vincenzo Positano.

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    Hotel Villa Franca

    Hotel
    4.5/5 (493 Reviews)
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    Price Drop
    Now from $548 per night

    Between the waters of the Mediterranean Sea and the endless blue sky is where you’ll find the captivating contemporary artwork of hotel Villa Franca. You’d think that this hotel was a mini museum with its private art collection – featuring world-renowned artists. Hotel Villa Franca’s rooms will leave you in a similar state of awe with their marble bathrooms, stark white furnishings, and terry cloth robes that’ll tempt you to relax on your king bed for hours.

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    Hotel Villa Gabrisa

    Hotel
    4.7/5 (453 Reviews)
    Hotel Villa Gabrisa
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    Price Drop
    Now from $168 per night

    Call an ancient villa – in the Positano historic district – home for a few days at hotel Villa Gabrisa. Elegant suites are adorned with antiques from 700-800CE, wowing you with a mix of wonder and romance. You’re welcome to spend the afternoon lounging on your terrace and watching the sun crawl across the sky – though we insist you do so with the local cheeses, jams, and vino from the Gabrisa Food and Wine Shop on-site.

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    Villa La Tartana

    Villa
    4.8/5 (235 Reviews)
    Villa La Tartana
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    Price Drop
    Now from $117 per night

    You’ll spend hours sipping coffee and staring into the horizon from your balcony at Villa La Tartana, overlooking the picture-perfect Tyrrhenian Sea. Whenever you choose to slip on a pair of sandals, you’ll need only walk a few short steps down the Lion Steps to the Spiaggia Grande. From your room to the breakfast room and 24-hour bar, your only escape from the peaceful sea views will be when you sit back and soak into your suite’s jacuzzi tub.

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    Looking for more? Discover the top reasons why you should visit Positano right now and get ready for a whirlwind of adventure. To keep you busy, we’ve also narrowed down the best things to see and do – whether it’s hiking or shopping, we’ve got something for everyone. After a long day, tuck into a delicious meal at these top restaurants and enjoy a relaxing drink at the best bars around.

    These recommendations were updated on July 30, 2021 to keep your travel plans fresh.

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