8 Luxury Boutique Hotels In Sorrento, Italy Worth Checking Into

Southern Italy! What a dream!

Maison La Minervetta Italy Sorrento
Photo: Maison La Minervetta

Southern Italy! What a dream! Especially in Sorrento where beaming at the Bay of Naples or the Isle of Capri is the ultimate haven for vacationers.

Easily reachable from Naples and Pompeii, Sorrento has been a trendy tourist destination for years. In addition to the popularity rise of the Amalfi Coast (just cruise down the Amalfi Drive which is a narrow road along the high cliffs connecting Sorrento and Amalfi,) beautiful luxury boutique hotels have been making their marks in Sorrento particularly on hilltops overlooking the Gulf of Naples.

Celebrities such as Luciano Pavarotti loved Sorrento, making the Roman town even more captivating for jetsetters alike. Before you feel the sea breeze chilling on a glamorously renovated veranda while sipping on a limoncello, be sure to check out these 8 hotels that will surely enhance your Sorrento experience with intimacy and exclusivity.

1. Maison La Minervetta

Via Capo, 25, Sorrento NA, Italy (map, website)

If you like the throwback vibe especially of the 1950’s, then La Minervetta is the perfect choice. Situated 1.3 kilometers from the village center and Marina Grand, the contemporary rooms are artistic and nautical so you’re fully submersed in the oceanic atmosphere. The views are spectacular with floor to ceiling windows that give the best views of the sea.

Maison La Minervetta Sorrento Italy
Photo: Maison La Minervetta 

2. Grand Hotel Cocumella

Via Cocumella, 7, 80065 Sant’Agnello NA, Italy (map, website)

Part of the Small Luxury Hotels collection, Grand Hotel Cocumella is a luxury 5-star retreat refurbished from a 17th-century premise. The details in the rooms are modern yet elegant, some come with sea views or garden-view terraces. The marble bathrooms add a vintage Mediterranean touch. For art lovers, the hotel is also conveniently located, just a ten-minute walk from Museo Correale di Terranova.

Grand-Hotel-Cocumella
Photo: Grand Hotel Cocumella 

3. Hotel Bellevue Syrene

Piazza della Vittoria, 5, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy (map, website)

True to the spirit of a Relais & Chateaux hotel, the Bellevue Syrene combines everything fabulous that a jetsetter loves: food, wine, culture and art. Previous an aristocracy villa, the hotel overlooks the Gulf of Naples and is a 6-minute walk from the Sorrento Cathedral. The rooms are brightly colored, each in its own attitude embodying a high quality staycation character. Enjoy two restaurants inside the hotel with panoramic views of the coast, a wine cellar and an outdoor pool.

4. Hotel Capo La Gala

Via Luigi Serio, 8, 80069 Vico Equense NA, Italy (map, website)

Nautical is the theme in Sorrento hotels, as you’ll see, and Hotel Capo La Gala is no exempt. This sophisticated hotel is located 15 kilometers from the city of Pompeii, ideal for travelers who want to check another city off the bucket list on the same trip. Capo La Gala also offers an indoor and an outdoor pool, for those who love the water. Try to get an upgrade so you can have a suite with a sumptuous bathroom and exposed-rock walls.

Hotel Capo La Gala Sorrento Italy
Photo: Hotel Capo La Gala 

5. Maison Tofani

Via S. Cesareo, 34, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy (map, website)

A luxury hotel that offers much more than what you would normally be paying for! Most hotels in Sorrento can be expensive during high season, but Maison Tofani’s 18th century architecture and its mix of traditional yet updated rooms is a great deal, especially when meals are served in a Renaissance-style room embellished with a gorgeous ceiling painting.

Maison Tofani Sorrento Italy
Photo: Maison Tofani

6. Villa Sabrina Relais

Via Capo, 110, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy (map, website)

Housed in a former period residence called Villa Perrone in 1866, the hotel today – Villa Sabrina Relais – has been converted into a lovely boutique hotel equipped with contemporary amenities. Besides the Gulf of Naples, the hotel offers magnificent views of plenty surrounding islands including: Ischia and Procida. It’s also merely 20 kilometers from the Amalfi Coast, another destination to cross off your list! The rooms are unique, exclusive and elegant. This is a stylish getaway as well as a hideaway.

Villa Sabrina Relais Sorrento Italy
Photo: Villa Sabrina Relais

7. Art Hotel Gran Paradiso

Via Catigliano, 9, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy (map, website)

If you’re a sucker for local artwork, then feast your eyes at Art Hotel Gran Paradiso. Just 1.9 kilometers away from Museum Correale, the hotel is perched on top of a hill gazing over the Gulf of Naples. Rooms come with free breakfast buffet, shuttle rides and parking.

Art Hotel Gran Paradiso Sorrento Italy
Photo:  Art Hotel Gran Paradiso 

8. Laqua

Via Angelo Cosenza, 108, 80062 Meta NA, Italy (map, website)

A completely different kind of experience in Sorrento! Laqua has six rooms that highlight feng shui, with natural elements and tones that give the ambiance of balance and harmony. By providing guests with the best sleep possible, the extra king-size beds do not come with metallic parts thus enhancing the regeneration of sleep. Each room comes with the view of the sea and private outdoor tub.

Laqua Sorrento Italy
Photo: Laqua

Wendy Hung

CEO, FOUNDER, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

As the founder of Jetset Times, Wendy is an avid traveler and fluent in five languages. When she's not traveling, Wendy calls Paris and Taipei home. Her favorite countries so far from her travels have been: Bhutan, Iran, and St. Bart's because they were all so different!

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