Thinking of Italy for your holiday? here are our best rooms for couples

Our ten most beautiful hotel rooms, the most exclusive, in which to spend a stay immersed in luxury. Whether they are the most exclusive rooms of hotels in the cities or locations where you can look out on unique Italian panoramas, they all have unique features, where you can feel special, at any time.

It is not an official classification, but only a choice between the options we recommend to those who looking to celebrate a memorable occasion. But be warned, some of these rooms are not available at the last minute and we recommend planning well in advance - looking at peak season? Start looking into it the year before!

 

Relais Blu - Amalfi Coast

Capri is there in front of you, and you seem to be able to touch it with your hands. You are on the terrace of the Relais Blu, between the blue of the sky and the blue of the sea, where the Sorrento coast chases the Amalfi coast, and you breathe the scent of a luxuriant Mediterranean scrub of olive trees, maritime pines and agaves.

From every corner of this boutique hotel, you can admire, the island of Capri, Ischia, Procida and Vesuvius. Eleven rooms, different from one another and furnished with a combination of classic and modern furniture: all with balconies, all with sea views. In the kitchen, there is Michelin chef Christoph Bob. Try the Gragnano Paccheri pasta with scorpion fish ragout, peppers and basil and the apple pie with cinnamon ice cream.

Which room? you can choose between two of the Special Rooms, both are about 60sqm in size and offer unique views from the private garden or the terrace.

Special room - Relais Blu

 

Bellevue & Spa - Cogne, Grand Paradiso National Park

A tradition of hospitality for almost a century. A Spa of 1200 square meters of water and wellness paths overlooking the Mont Blanc. But the jewel in the crown is the gastronomic offer, from Le Petit Restaurant, with only four tables and one Michelin star, to the Bar à Fromage.

Here each room tells its own story: the furnishings are all unique and original pieces, such as "shepherd's beds", tables and boiseries coming from old houses and then collections of antique pendulum clocks and alarm clocks, crockery, portraits of characters, ancient cradles. All pieces of "poor art'' collected with great meticulousness, which would make any antique dealer happy. 

Which room? Nido degli Angeli, an 80sqm panoramic suite with 180° views of the Sant'Orso meadows and the glaciers of Gran Paradiso and Mont Blanc. Canopy bed, modern water fireplace and a bathtub on a patio if you wish bath outdoor under the snow or the sun depending on the season.

Angels' Nest - Hotel Bellevue & Spa, Cogne

 

Relais Oasi Olimpia - Amalfi Coast

Some people prefer to stay in Sorrento, others between Amalfi and Positano, those in the know choose the Relais Oasi Olimpia to enjoy a combination of both. Just a few steps from the centre of Sant'Agata sui due Golfi, the town's name translates as ''on the two gulfs'', this 11-room classic boutique hotel enjoy some of the finest panoramas from each room, the pool and the manicured gardens.   

Which room? The Penthouse is a one-bedroom suite finely furnished with antiques and Vietri ceramics, the piece of resistance is the large terrace equipped with a Jacuzzi a superb views of the Bay of Naples with the Vesuvius looming in the background.

Penthouse Suite _ Relais Oasi Olimpia

 

Hotel Belludi 37 - Padua

Do not be fooled by the 2-star Italian rating of this hotel because it is fantastic, two steps from the centre, attached to the Basilica of St. Anthony of Padua, and from Prato della Valle, and what more could you ask for ... very kind staff and always available, room with a bathroom huge ... Padua, a wonderful work of art, with some interesting day trips on high-speed rail to Vicenza, Venice and the Thermal Springs of Abano.

Which room? They are two: 107 and 218, the former has a small terrace while the latter has floor-toceiling window, both have a superb views onto the Basilica.

Basil View - Hotel Belludi 37

 

Grand Hotel Vesuvio - Naples

The Grand Hotel Vesuvio, located in the heart of the city of Naples, is the ideal place to stay and set off to explore exclusive shopping of Naples' historic centre as well as Sorrento, the islands of Capri, Ischia, Procida and the Amalfi Coast.

Because to its seafront location overlooking the Castello dell'Ovo, the hotel's rooftop, voted the best in Naples, is a superb place for an aperitive or while away the hottest hours of the day

Which room? The Junior Suite with balcony and sea view, the style is classic and the view is the reason why you decide to holiday in the Bay of Naples.

Sea  View Junior Suite - Grand Hotel Vesuvio

 

Borgo La Petraia

From Borgo La Petraia, you have a complete view of the valley of the temples of Paestum as far as the sea. This lovely country hotel is very colorful and surrounded by olive trees; the guest rooms, with terraces with spectacular views, are in local stone and blend perfectly into the slope of the hill. Superb design of the exterior and interior, modern, innovative and tasteful furnishings. A menu accessible to all budgets, made with excellent local ingredients and passion.

Which room? The Junior Suite have sea-facing terraces and floor to ceiling glass doors to capitalise on the vista – that blue sparkling ribbon of sea on the horizon is inescapable.

Junior Suite Borgo la Petraia

 

Principe di Salina - Salina, Aeolian Islands

In prime position for the Aeolian Islands’ technicolour sunsets and the shooting flares from Stromboli, the Hotel Principe di Salina is set amidst the fabulous lush foliage of the greenest of the Aeolian archipelago. Views from the infinity pool, the hotel terraces and the restaurant are no less spectacular. The style is typically Mediterranean featuring white walls, ceramic tiles and large terraces covered with a cane ceiling and wooden beams.

Which room?: Only 12 rooms, the Superiors have a terrace with sea view. Each room is elegantly appointed and features a private terrace looking the Aeolian Sea where you can unwind at the end of the day and experience the stunning sunsets, with Stromboli and Panarea on the horizon.

Superior double room - Hotel Principe di Salina

 

Hotel Filario - Lezzeno, Lake Como

Design hotel, located on the shores of Lake Como, Hotel Filario is a clever a refurbishment of factory, has cozy rooms with beautiful panoramic views. The colours are neutral and make the environment even more relaxing. There are also several apartments that can be rented with the residence formula. Amenities include aswimming pool, the private beach and a gourmet restaurant.

Which room?: The Junior Suite has a stunning 75sqm on-the-water private terrace equipped with a private plunge pool and some of the finest views of Lake Como.

Hotel Filario - Junior Suite

 

Corte di Gabriella - Venice

An internal courtyard adorned with a 19th-century well and the flowers of an old wisteria. Here are the eleven suites of the Corte Di Gabriela, a hotel housed in a 19th century building overlooking the canals of the Sestiere San Marco. The court is the meeting point for guests who stop here for an aperitif under the pergola or for breakfast. The hotel is the perfect choice to celebrate a special occasion for its charm, location and kidness of the staff.

Which room? Look out for the junior suite with fresco on ceiling and a small balcony overlooking the water.

Junior Suite with balcony - Corte di Gabriella, Venice

 

La Dolce Vita - Tropea, Calabria

La Dolce Vita has a unique style combining whimsical 1950s features with contemporary creature comforts, as vintage inspired furniture and patterns sits perfectly alongside flat screen TVs and air conditioning.

It’s the perfect base to come back to and relax in after exploring the surrounding area, as La Dolce Vita is surrounded by archetypal winding streets, boutique, artisanal shops and piazzas.

Which room? Spacious and bright, the Deluxe Room has a private balcony overlooking the sea. From here you can see the islet of the Sanctuary of the Madonna and in the distance also the Aeolian Islands, a breathtaking view, for an exclusive stay.

Deluxe room - La Dolce Vita


 

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