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Luxury Stay in Amalfi Coast. The Anantara Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi, opening in April 2023, is a stunning 13th-century heritage hotel that has been carefully restored and renovated. Located in one of Italy’s most beautiful seaside resort destinations, the hotel is perched 80 meters above the Coppola Marina-Dock in Amalfi, offering breathtaking coastline views. This is an oasis of privacy and comfort that combines history, beauty, and luxury to provide guests with a truly unique and authentic experience.
The hotel’s restoration, formerly operating as NH Collection Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi, has preserved the original appearance of the façade and extensive grounds despite its cliff-hanging location. In line with Anantara’s philosophy of connecting modern travellers to genuine places, people, and stories, the hotel offers a unique and authentic experience.
Expect a huge improvement from the former hotel, with new-look accommodation consisting of 52 rooms and suites, each designed to offer a luxurious and comfortable stay. The suites retain their vast terraces with plunge pools and sweeping views of the coast, making them the perfect place to relax and enjoy the beauty of the Amalfi coastline.
The on-property Baroque church, a popular destination for wedding ceremonies, will maintain its heritage marble altar and Majolica floor, making it a perfect destination for a wedding. In addition, the existing tiled flooring, vaulted ceilings, and lime-washed walls have been carefully preserved, creating a sense of historical richness and making the hotel an accurate representation of the Amalfi coastline’s heritage.
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The main restaurant at Anantara Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi serves traditional Mediterranean flavours and wood-fired pizza, while the new travertine-clad Anantara Spa offers a range of healing therapies and beauty treatments in a soothing and monastic-inspired environment. The spa features a sea-facing relaxation area and a fully equipped gym with coastal views, providing guests with an ultimate pampering experience.
The Amalfi Coast & Anantara Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi are an ideal destination for luxury travellers seeking a unique and authentic experience. The luxury hotel’s prime location, stunning views, rich heritage and luxurious amenities make it a must-stay hotel when in Amalfi. Whether looking for a romantic escape, a family holiday, a trip out to Capri, or a solo adventure, this hotel will provide you with the ultimate luxury experience.
“We are taking great care to restore the 800-year-old building to strict historic-preservation guidelines while adding a contemporary look and feel to the rooms and public areas, as well as making sure that every guest experience at Anantara Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi is exceptional”, said Dillip Rajakarier, CEO of Minor Hotels.
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Anantara Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi will be the brand’s second hotel in Italy after the recent addition of the Anantara Palazzo Naiadi Rome Hotel and is part of the GHA Discovery loyalty program. ◼
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© This article was first published online in Feb 2023 – World Travel Magazine.