Originally home to Italian nobility in the Middle Ages, the Palazzo Avino is no stranger to rolling out the proverbial red carpet in welcome to its guests. From its regal seat on the lofty Amalfi cliffs, it has provided rest and sustenance to kings, queens and aristocrats throughout the ages. At the Palazzo Avino, time stands still, and memories are made in the ambience of its timelessness. Lovingly restored to its current glory in 1997, the Palazzo Avino extends a royal welcome to all its guests. While thoroughly revamped and modernized, it retains the authenticity of its past and provides guests with the opportunity to relax and rejuvenate in a gloriously luxurious setting.

Location

Why is the Palazzo Avino one of the best hotels in Italy?

Ensconced in the rural village of Ravello, the Palazzo Avino makes its home amongst the gods. Set high above the sea on the craggy cliffs of the Amalfi coastline, this rare diamond attracts returning guests from around the world with its charm and regal repose. The Palazzo Avino provides sumptuous modern décor blended with snippets of history, culminating in a frisson of contemporary and cultural beauty suited to the most eclectic of tastes. Tasteful works of art are spread across the hotel, highlighted by the open ‘cloister’ atrium. Spend the day at the Clubhouse in Marmorata and enjoy access to the pool and beach. Or pamper yourself with a spa treatment infused with organic ingredients. Next, savor a glass of prosecco in the rooftop solarium surrounded by views of the Amalfi Coast.  Finally, sample the exquisite cuisine at one of the six dining areas within the hotel.

Key Facts

  • The Palazzo Avino is a deluxe five-star hotel
  • 54 km from Naples International Airport
  • situated in the village of Ravello

What is special?

  • relax beside the outdoor heated pool overlooking the sea
  • focus on your wellbeing in the surrounds of the spa
  • immerse yourself in the rooftop infinity hydro pool

What do the guests say?

  • we feel the Hotel Palazzo Avino represents what a boutique hotel should be
  • my friend and I agree that this hotel is all about luxury and service
  • I think the hotel is gorgeous, and the grounds and views are phenomenal

Accommodation

What Type of accommodation is available at the Palazzo Avino? What amenities can I expect to find in my suite?

Palazzo Vino offers its guests a selection of 33 rooms and 10 suites. The décor is greatly inspired by the architect Cristina Celestino and features sumptuous furnishings in soothing aquamarine, coral and sand. Rooms and suites offer the option of a sea view, balcony or terrace and are filled with all the modern conveniences only a boutique hotel can offer. There is something to suit every guest’s taste, from private hydro-pools on the terrace and king-size beds to jacuzzi baths and antique fireplaces. Relax and unwind in your private capsule of bliss while enjoying the modern amenities that come standard with the accommodation, such as free Wi-Fi, room service, minibar, flat-screen TV,  air conditioning and housekeeping.

Key Facts

  • the hotel provides 33 rooms and 10 suites
  • modern amenities such as Wi-Fi, air conditioning, TV and minibar
  • many of the rooms and suites have a sea view

What is special?

  • relax in your private hydro pool on the terrace
  • enjoy an exquisite meal served in your private dining area
  • soak in your jacuzzi style bath with a glass of prosecco

What do the guests say?

  • our room was incredible, and the sea view was breathtakingly beautiful
  • my suite was tastefully decorated and comfortable
  • the views from our room were heavenly; we were totally hypnotized

Pools & Spa

How can I relax during my stay at the Palazzo Avino? What spa facilities does the Palazzo Avino offer?

Nothing says luxury, like a heated pool with panoramic views. So take a dip in the outdoor pool surrounded by the gorgeous gardens and breathtaking views of the Amalfi coast. Or, if you prefer to swim with the gods, wander up to the rooftop of the Palazzo Avino and make yourself comfortable in the hydro pool while enjoying a bubbly prosecco. Every holiday requires indulgent relaxation; look no further than the calming and innovative surroundings of the Palazzo Avino spa. Using an exclusive cosmetic line infused with Sorrento lemon and Anuurca Apple, they provide a sensual spa experience like no other. First, submerge your tired muscles in the hydro pool or spend some time detoxing and relaxing in the sauna or Turkish steam bath. Then, spend a lazy hour enjoying a massage or organic beauty treatment.

Key Facts

  • spa cosmetics made by Effefilab, containing ingredients from the Campania Region
  • 20-meter heated outdoor pool
  • spa facilities include a Hydro pool, sauna, and Turkish steam bath

What is special?

  • lounge at the poolside surrounded by glorious views
  • relax and unwind in the care of the spa therapists
  • sip on a decadent cocktail in the shade of the rooftop solarium

What do the guests say?

  • the rooftop jacuzzi is absolutely breathtaking
  • I loved the sauna and steam room
  • the pool set up is terrific with fresh towels and friendly staff

Culinary

What's on the menu at the Palazzo Avino? Is there a variety of food choices?

Dining at the Palazzo Avino is a decadent experience for the palate. Indulge your tastebuds with a candlelit dinner at Rossellini’s and feast on delicious Italian cuisine paired with the perfect wine accompaniment. Look no further than the Terrazza Belvedere for a more casual food affair, serving light bites and pasta dishes.  Or, if you prefer the succulent flavors of seafood, head to the Lobster & Martini Bar for the freshest local lobster in the region, washed down with a selection of unique martinis on offer. Alternatively, the Caffe dell’Arte provides delicious snacks, aperitifs and speciality cocktails. For those looking for a  more personalized dining experience, dine at the Sommeliers table in a cozy cave for two. Or, opt for an evening of exclusive culinary genius at the Chefs Table, playing the La Tombola, a delicious whirlwind of fine food and wines to match.

Key Facts

  • choose from 6 restaurants and dining experiences
  • Rossellini’s is highly rated in all major Italian guides
  • cheese and wine is served at the Sommeliers Table

What is special?

  • feast on Italian pasta overlooking the coastline at the Terrazza Belvedere
  • watch the sunset sipping cocktails at the Caffe dell’Arte
  • enjoy a romantic meal for two nestled in a unique cave at the Sommeliers Table

What do the guests say?

  • the food and beverages are spectacular
  • the breakfast was the highlight of our day; they have everything you need
  • we loved the delicious cocktails, and the food choice was excellent

Activities

What activities are there at the Palazzo Avino? What is there to do nearby?

Energetic guests have access to a selection of gym equipment in the open-air gym. It’s the perfect spot to work off those extra calories overlooking the glittering Mediterranean. If you can drag yourself away from the poolside, hop onto the hotel shuttle and spend your day relaxing at the Clubhouse by the Sea. Part of the hotel, the clubhouse, is situated in Marmorata, just a short drive from Ravello. Featuring a small swimming pool, access to the beach and a small restaurant, it’s the perfect spot to relax in the sun. Visit ‘The Pink Closet’, linked to the hotel and a mere few steps from its doors; this boutique offers exquisite Italian souvenirs, clothing and bespoke treasures. The surrounding town of Ravello is a hive of activity throughout the summer season. Don’t miss the Ravello Music Festival held each summer, which attracts talented musicians globally. Or, book a day trip along the gorgeous Amalfi coast and enjoy a wine tasting and delicious lunch along the way. In addition, guests can visit surrounding historical sites, including villas, churches and ancient ruins. Guests can rely on the concierge to arrange excursions, boat trips, restaurant reservations and concert tickets. Sit back and relax as the Palazzo Avino takes care of all your entertainment requirements.

Key Facts

  • the hotel has an open-air gym situated in the gardens overlooking the sea
  • the concierge can book day trips along the coast
  • many historical sites surround the hotel

What is special?

  • enjoy an evening listening to talented musicians during the Ravello Festival
  • book an excursion along the Amalfi coast and enjoy the gorgeous scenery
  • enjoy a guided walking tour of Ravello at sunset

What do the guests say?

  • we enjoyed our evening stroll around Ravello; the gardens and views are stunning
  • the separate beach club was the highlight of our stay
  • our excursion along the coast was stunning, as was the fantastic wine tasting

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