Stay in a luxury hotel in Naples with Small Luxury Hotels of the World to feel like an actor on a 1950’s Italian film set. Yacht across the rugged Bay of Naples, take a cool stroll through elegant piazzas and dine on seafood piattos.
Luxury things to do in Naples
The Duomo di San Gennaro survived earthquakes to remain an art-historian’s paradise with Lanfranco frescos and 4th-century mosaics. Roman treasures preserved in nearby Pompeii and Egyptian mummies bring antiquity to life in the palatial National Archaeological Museum, a former 18th-century naval barracks. Join the jet-set across the Bay of Naples on the exclusive island of Capri to punt through cobalt waters in the Grotto Azzurra.
Luxury shopping in Naples
Take your evening passeggiata around Piazza dei Martiri with its four majestic stone lions. Its late-opening boutiques are the place to buy luxury gifts like glamorous leather coats and Torre del Greco cameo brooches made of the finest coral. By day, the glass domed roof of Galleria Umberto illuminates arcades packed with designer boutiques, jewellers and cool gelateria.
Climb steep lanes off Piazza del Plesbiscito in the Santa Lucia district for elegant restaurants serving delicious cannolicchi razor clams and cacciucco fish soup. Marina restaurants in the fishing village of Ciro a Borgo Marinaro dish up grilled octopus and spaghetti con vongole alongside magical vistas of the medieval Castel dell’Ovo. Generations have kept an 18th-century culinary heritage alive and prepare the finest traditional margherita pizzas from tomatoes grown on the plains of Mount Vesuvius.
Choose a luxury hotel in Naples with Small Luxury Hotels of the World and delve into Campania’s elegant capital. In your boutique Belle Époque hotel, a champagne bar looks out over the Bay of Naples to the exclusive island of Capri.