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  • Writer's pictureJessie Ladipo

Dreamiest Honeymoon Hotels on the Amalfi Coast

Lying south of Naples, the Amalfi Coast is undoubtedly one of Italy's most beguiling spots. As you explore this breathtaking strip of Mediterranean coastline, you will discover colorful towns lined by rugged mountains and fronted by clear blue seas. Romantic spots and countless natural attractions hide in the hills. While the Amalfi Coast has long been a hotspot for celebrities, it's becoming popular with couples seeking romance and seclusion. When you arrive, you'll see why the Amalfi Coast is considered one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations in the world. Here are the dreamiest honeymoon hotels on the Amalfi Coast.

You'll pinch yourself when you witness the sheer beauty of Le Sirenuse. Many couples have fallen in love with the hotel's arches, vaulted ceilings, and handmade floor tiles. Spend your afternoons on the brilliant terrace marveling at views of Positano, Capri, and Li Galli. Enjoy a twilight cocktail at the champagne bar and dine at the sea-view restaurant, La Sponda.

Ravello has inspired the likes of Wagner, D.H. Lawrence, and Vidal. The Caruso is a favorite retreat of discerning globetrotters; it has just 50 suites so that you can expect an intimate ambiance. Most of the rooms provide a lovely sea view and a private garden. The infinity-edge swimming pool lies seemingly suspended between sea and sky.

The mix of warmth, glamour, and stellar service makes Hotel Santa Caterina stand out resort in Amalfi. Still owned by the family that built the hotel in 1904, it offers a sophisticated and homey retreat. Choose one of the superb suites, each with a sea view bathroom and lovely antiques – the enchanting "Romeo and Juliet" suite is a two-story chalet set on a cliff overlooking the sea.

The Bellevue Syrene is one of Sorrento's best luxury hotels, lying in a place of timeless charm. Legends say that Sorrento is so beautiful that it enticed mermaids to call it home. Born as a haven for well-heeled Italians, the five-star Bellevue Hotel is open all year. It offers cosmopolitan hospitality and traditional Mediterranean flare.

On a cliff commanding the bay of Positano, Il San Pietro affords views of the coastline to Capri. Outside, take in the resort's natural beauty, from the Lattari Mountains to the glorious gardens to the private beach. At day's end, an incredible meal awaits at the always tempting Michelin-starred restaurant. There is a private dock for couples that arrive by yacht.

Carved into the side of a cliff, the Hotel Marincanto is an attractive choice for honeymooners that want a budget-friendly hotel at Positano's seaside. All 25 rooms overlook the sem, and most offer private balconies. The boutique boasts an infinity pool, a lovely beach, outstanding gourmet breakfast in the shadows of lemon trees, and courteous service.

Hotel Palumbo in Ravello

Hotel Palumbo is a five-star resort situated in picturesque Ravello and recognized as one of the region's most idyllic properties; the hotel dates from the 12th century. Well-known highlights include marble columns, Moorish influences, mosaic tiles, unique antiques, and an elegant ambiance. Soak in unbelievable views of the Bay of Salerno from your terrace and bathe in unique fragrances from the lush gardens below.

Possessing one of the most romantic spots globally, Villa Cimbrone includes beautiful gardens, rooms with antiques, paintings, and frescoes. You will find romantic English gardens culminating in the Terrace of Infinity, called by Gore Vidal as 'the most beautiful view in the world.' The 19 bedrooms are each unique with stone or majolica fireplaces. If you look for a truly romantic suite, choose the Greta Garbo and Camelia, both have lovely frescoed ceilings.

You will find superior attention to detail at Palazzo Murat, which is one of Positano's finest properties. While this 30-room boutique resort doesn't offer a pool, the gorgeous beach is merely a stroll away. In addition to outstanding views of the town and the sea, stunning on-site gardens, and roomy suites with private terraces, the hotel is home to a beautiful alfresco restaurant perfect for romantic evenings.

This historic early 13th-century monastery clings to cliffs above Amalfi's harbor, first became a luxury resort in 1885. You will reach Convento by lift, and it is a lofty world of its own. You will find a church, cloister, lemon groves, and pool. When you exit the lift, it feels like you are in a fairytale castle ­– or in this case Capuchin monastery ­– in the sky, with refreshing sea and harbor views. Many rooms offer a balcony with stunning views over the coast and Monks' Walk below.

The Amalfi Coast is a prime vacation spot for couples because of the romantic possibilities. With many boutique resorts, alfresco restaurants, full-service spas, incredible shopping, pretty harbors, and many water sports, it's a honeymooner's dream. These are the dreamiest honeymoon hotels on the Amalfi Coast.

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