A gorgeous retreat high in the mountains above the coast of Amalfi.
Perched on the cliffs of the Amalfi Coast, Palazzo Avino overlooks picturesque fishing villages and the Mediterranean Sea. With a staff ratio of two employees per room, service is attentive and comprehensive; the concierge can arrange for limousine and helicopter transportation, cooking classes, tickets to concerts and anything else a guest might require. Rooms are opulent, decorated with handmade Vietri tiles, antique carpets and accessories, Frette linen and Bulgari amenities; there are also safes, mini-bars, Internet access, iPod docks and satellite TVs. The swimming pools and clubhouse are equally lavish. Rossellinis Restaurant offers tasting menus paired with handpicked regional wines; the Terrazza Belvedere sits on a terrace with a splendid coastal vista and serves light fare and fresh pasta; for drinks, hors d'oeuvres, live music or fresh local lobster, try the Caffé dell'Arte or Lobster & Martini Bar. The SPA is a tranquil sanctuary, with vibrant geometric mosaics, a hydro pool, sauna, Turkish steam bath and traditional spa services. The solarium offers sublime views of the sunset.