Il San Pietro Di Positano

Positano, Amalfi Coast, Italy

Positano bites deep. It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone. In the mid-1950s Positano became desirable as a holiday destination and, for a while, rivaled Capri as the playground for the rich and famous. No wonder Positano still attracts a glamorous clientele, it's home to some of Italy's finest hotels and world-class restaurants. Our choice is the Il San Pietro di Positano, famous for it's extraordinary location and superb views over Amalfi coast's most glamorous bay. Only a 10-minute drive from Positano itself, overlooking both Positano and the smaller village Praiano, hotel San Pietro di Positano is nothing less than a quiet haven away from the Amalfi coast's most visited towns. Our highlight is the hotel's charming private beach, the only one in Positano, direct accessible with an innovative lift from the hotel building through the cliff. Within 45 seconds you will be in the most spectacular setting in the Amalfi coast with crystal clear waters, a sundeck with loungers, a beachfront restaurant and a tennis court.
Beach Breaks

Hotel guide


  • All rooms & suites are equipped with air conditioning, satellite tv, wireless internet access, minibar, safe, bathrobes and exclusive toiletries, hairdryer
  • Most rooms have bathtubs and separate shower
  • 5 room types, all with private terrace and magical sea views
  • Room service & guest service
  • Pool with loungers and stunning sea views, private access to the picturesque beach
  • Spa with la Prairie's exclusive treatments
  • Well equipped gym with modern equipment
  • Private tennis court between rocks and the ocean, without any additional charge

Our Favourite

  • Between June and September (except sundays), the hotel offers without extra charge a two hour boat trip along the Amalfi coast

Wine & Dine

  • There are two restaurants, Michelin-starred 'San Pietro' with haute cuisine and breathtaking views over the bay, 'Carlino' serves daily lunch, down by the sea, carved into a rock, can be reached by elevator


  • Classic linen by day and night


  • Double rooms from € 400 / day Suites from € 650 / day

Local guide

Lovely Restaurants

  • Buca di Bacco, Positano institution, harbour front's main café, via Rampa Teglia 4
  • Le Terrazze dell’Incanto, Classy-cool dining spot with great views, 51 via Grotte dell’Incanto
  • Da vincenzo, excellent traditional italian food, fresh fish, 172–178 via Pasitea

Coolest Bars & Clubs

  • Music on the rocks - seaside club and place to be, 51 via Grotte dell’Incanto
  • Conwinum’s, ideal for aperitif with mediterranean decor, 37 via del Brigantino

Best Boutiques

  • Discover the trendy petite boutiques in Positano, its famous for it's tailors and cobblers

Don't miss

  • Take the ferry to Capri or hire a car and explore the numerous delights of the Amalfi coast like the majestic ruins in Pompeii

How to get there

  • Nearest airport is Naples, 1 1/4 hour drive away, Air Berlin, Lufthansa and Easyjet serve Naples
  • Several options to reach Positano
  • Train/bus: take the train from Naples station to reach Sorrento, once there, catch a blue cita bus to Positano (takes about 2 hours)
  • Ferry: quickest way to reach Positano, take the ferry from Naples port (about 40 minutes)
  • Hotel offers a free shuttle service to/from Positano