Amalfy Coast and Rome

From the beautiful and fascinating cultural capital of Rome, Naples is a three-hour journey southeast. Here, the Hotel Romeo offers views over Naples Bay, with a rooftop pool. The spacious feel and designer furnishings inside this modern hotel make it a delightful base from which to explore the city. Facilities include a modern gymnasium, relaxing hot tub, sauna and a wellness circuit. Breakfast is served in the sky bar and there is a choice of a Sushi and restaurant or two-star Michelin gourmet cuisine.

Hotel Romeo Naples

Hotel Romeo Naples The Amalfi coast starts a little further south, on the Sorrentine peninsula. Amalfi town is its busy centre with restaurants and coffee houses. You may wish to drive along the well-known and spectacularly exciting coastal hillside roads - from the cliffs, there are beautiful views of hills, forests and the shimmering blue sea in the distance. Although the main beaches are popular, there are a number of grottos to discover - explore the Bay of Salerno and the winding streets of Sorrento, or take an easy day trip to the strikingly scenic and artsy hillside town of Positano, with its good (though pebbled) beach.

Boutique Hotel Casa Mariantonia

Boutique Hotel Casa Mariantonia Alternatively, why not enjoy a cooler sea breeze with a hydrofoil or ferry trip to the island of Capri? The historic Casa Mariantonia has ten guest rooms. Set in lemon groves to the west of Capri, this bright and freshly decorated hotel has a central swimming pool and is within easy reach of the beaches, coves and clear blue waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Maison La Minervetta Sorrento

Maison La Minervetta Sorrento Continuing on the mainland in Sorrento, the four-star Maison La Minervetta has panoramic views of the bay and Mount Vesuvius. Its attractive, modern lounge adjoins a flowered terrace, with pool and private steps down to the local fishing village and restaurants.

Mario de Fiori Rome

Mario de Fiori Rome Back in Rome, the Mario De’Fiori is a converted historic seventeenth-century town house, centrally situated near the Spanish Steps and ideal for exploring the ancient centre. With seven rooms, its exclusive feel and old world charm combine with modern mosaic marble bathrooms and a very high standard of interior décor.

Dom Hotel Roma

Dom Hotel Roma The five-star Dom Hotel is near the Pantheon not far from Saint Peter’s Basilica. With eighteen rooms, its décor is opulent and relaxing, with earthy tones as a central theme. An a la carte restaurant and wide choice of rooms (including deluxe soundproofed option) make this a luxurious and relaxing place to stay.