Amalfi Coast, Italy

Belmond Villa Margherita

Style

Cliffside couture

Setting

Ravishing Ravello

Soaking up sun and Amalfi Coast views from its hidden-away hillside perch, Belmond Villa Margherita has old-world Italian elegance in spades. Daintily frescoed ceilings and brilliant-white walls are paired with Continental antiques and original artwork – each hand-selected by interior designer Eric Egan, from the Venetian sofa to the rare Matisse. Opulent Etro textiles, Paolo Moschino upholstery and Hermès throws take it to peak glamour. Outside, pretty private lawns and terraces are primed for chef-cooked meals with a side of sweeping sea views. With round-the-clock butler service, it would be tempting to stay tucked up indoors indefinitely. Venture out, though, and Belmond Hotel Caruso’s spa, cocktail bar and cliff-hugging restaurant are on your doorstep, and the muse-worthy town of Ravello, beloved by arty types from Richard Wagner to the Bloomsbury Group, is just a short walk away.

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First Glance

  • Belmond Villa Margherita’s Italian interiors blend antique elegance and modern design.
  • The villa comprises two self-contained suites.
  • Each suite has its own light-filled living room.
  • Chef-cooked meals can be served on the rooftop terrace, overlooking the Amalfi Coast.
  • There’s a private chef and 24-hour butler service.

Villa highlights

  • Haute Italian interiors
  • Private chef and butler
  • Sea-gazing gardens

Sleeping arrangements

  • The 102sq m Suite Belvedere takes up the entire ground floor. It has a bedroom with a king-size bed, ocean views and an ensuite bathroom, as well as its own living area and an additional bathroom.
  • On the lower-ground floor, the 130sq m Suite Miramare has a bedroom with a king-size bed and an ensuite bathroom, along with a living area and an additional bathroom with a bath tub.
  • An extra bed or cot can be added to either suite on request.

Key kit

  • A TV in each suite.
  • WiFi.
  • Air-conditioning.
  • Barbecue.
  • Minibars.
  • Safes.

Grounds

  • The private garden has flowerbeds and lawns looking out across the Tyrrhenian Sea.
  • The villa has two private terraces and a rooftop area with views down to the coast.
  • Meals can be served in any of the private outdoor areas.
  • Villa guests can use the hotel’s infinity pool, which overlooks the sea.
  • Valet parking is available for an extra charge.

Location

  • Belmond Villa Margherita is in the artist-colony Amalfi Coast town of Ravello.
  • It’s 60 kilometres to Naples Airport, seven kilometres to Amalfi and 25 kilometres to Positano.
  • The nearest beach, Spiaggia di Castiglione, is a 15-minute drive away.
  • From Ravello, the rest of the Amalfi Coast’s hill-hugging towns are in easy reach.

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