Santa Caterina is only 10 minutes walk (700m) away from Amalfi Centre and its position is unique. Located majestically on a cliff with breathtaking view on the entire coast and sea with direct access in the sea. The distance from the international airport of Naples is around 70 km – approximately 75 minutes drive.
In 1880, Giuseppe Gambardella constructed the original building, in 1904 his son redesigned the property with original six guestrooms. Two generations of Gambardella have improved the hotel, bringing the resort to its present 70 guestrooms and suites, located in the main building and in the Villas “Santa Caterina” and “Il Rosso”. Still today the property-owner family takes care personally of the comfort and enjoyment of their guests. The Hotel Santa Caterina enjoys a panoramic coastal setting of natural incomparable beauty. Two elevators and scenic path, through citrus and orange groves, lead the clients to the seaside level, where are located a sea-water-pool, the sun bathing deck, a gym, the café/bar and open-air restaurant.
The hotel has 36 Standard, Superior and Deluxe rooms, 13 Junior Suites, Executive Junior Suites, Regular Suites and Senior Deluxe Suites located in the main building and there are 17 additional accommodations as Deluxe rooms, Junior Suites, Executive Junior Suites, Regular Suites and Senior Deluxe Suites in the new Villa “Il Rosso”.
All the rooms are luminous and elegant, furnished with early 20th century family pieces and decorated with Vietri multi-coloured hand-painted ceramic tile floors, all equipped with air-conditioning, direct dial telephone, voice mail, PC outlet with ADSL line, satellite TV, movie channels, mini bar, safety box and most of the rooms have a Jacuzzi, balcony or terrace. 24-hour room service.
Standard double rooms with balcony and lateral sea view .
Superior are bigger than the Standard and located in a more peaceful area of the hotel, balcony and sea view.
Deluxe bigger than Standard, bathroom with Jacuzzi, shower, balcony and front sea view.
Junior Suite same standards as the Deluxe, larger with living area, balcony or terrace and sea view.
Executive Junior Suite larger than the Junior Suite with living area, larger bathroom with Jacuzzi and shower, large terrace and sea view.
Regular Suite one-bedroom-suite with separate living area, bathroom with Jacuzzi and separate shower, located in the main building or in the garden, balcony or terrace and frontal sea view.
Senior Deluxe Suite same standards as the Regular Suite but larger and on request with two separate rooms.
Deluxe rooms, Junior Suite, Executive Junior Suite, Regular Suite and Senior Deluxe Suite are also located in the Villas „Santa Caterina“ & „Il Rosso“
“Follia Amalfitana” Ideal for a romantic retreat with full view on the bay, located in the centre of the lemon and orange groves. Spacious surface, bedroom, large bathroom with double sink, Jacuzzi pool with veranda overlooking the sea, lounge area with balcony and direct sea view
“Chalet Giulietta & Romeo” Ideal for honeymooners, independent Suite on sea level. This Suite has two floors and at the entrance on the upper floor there is the bedroom, the bathroom with Jacuzzi and separate shower plus a small, picturesque terrace for two. At ground floor there is the second bathroom, a living room and in the garden a small sitting area with sea view.
“Il Torrino” Honeymooners love this independent Suite, with direct access from the botanic garden, large windows with view over the garden and sea view in the background. The Suite is on two levels, the entrance is on the lower floor with a sitting room whereas on the upper floor we find the bedroom and bathroom, separate Jacuzzi area with view on the terrace and sea.
The hotel has a fitness centre at clients’ disposal from 8 am until 10 pm, a SPA Centre with a vast choice of several beauty & wellness treatments as well as massage, a Turkish bath, a sauna and Scottish shower.
The elegant and well known restaurant “Santa Caterina” offers a delicious cuisine. The dining room features marble and lapis lazuli floors and has a large terrace with a spectacular view. This restaurant is at clients’ disposal for breakfast and during the low season for lunch. At the beach club, the restaurant “Al Mare” is open for lunch and dinner from May until October. The Lounge Bar “La Terrazza” is perfect for any aperitif, light snack or drink after dinner with view over the wonderful bay. During the day the Beach Bar offers a selection of soft drinks and cocktails to refresh oneself during the hours dedicated to sun and sea. Reservation is recommended as non resident guests may also enjoy the two restaurants.
Dress Code - The dress code is informal, shorts are allowed at lunch at the Restaurant "Al Mare" and long trousers are required in the evening at the Restaurant "Santa Caterina".
Services & Activities
Shuttle Service several times daily to the centre of Amalfi. Boutique, internet connection in the rooms as well an Internet-Point in the Lobby. Beach Club with sea-water-pool open from April to October. Parking and garage. Several choice of excursions by private boat