Articles Mentioning Amalfi Coast Hotels

The Best Small Towns in Italy

Italy is much more than grand museums and Baroque churches. While Florence’s Uffizi Gallery and Rome’s marble-filled basilicas should be on any world traveler’s bucket list, the country’s small towns have plenty of homespun beauty that’s very different from the Renaissance masterworks and gilt-covered spires found in the big cities. Before the Boot unified in…

17 of the Most Romantic Clifftop Hotels in Europe

With additional reporting by Leon Beckenham. There’s something inherently romantic about staying at a hotel dramatically perched at the top of a cliff. But some clifftop hotels dial up the romance factor to a ridiculously high level, offering features like luxe rooms, unforgettable pools, and indulgent spa treatments for two. Oyster’s reporters have scoured Europe…

Honeymoon Face-Off: Santorini vs. Positano

Beach at the Il San Pietro di Positano, Amalfi Coast/Oyster With engagement season behind us (16 percent of proposals take place in December), it’s time to plan the most important part of any wedding: the honeymoon. Unfortunately, only one in four couples go on their dream honeymoon. And though that’s likely due to budget and…

Where to Stay in Italy’s Most Popular Destinations for Every Budget

There’s something for everyone in Italy — from art- and ruin-packed capitals for history buffs to seaside escapes and wineries for the relaxation-minded. Top tourist destinations include buzzing Rome and fashion-forward Milan, as well as the cliffside Amalfi Coast. Not only is there a spot perfect for each type of traveler, but there are also…

Top Destinations in Italy Where Italians Go

You’re at a restaurant and want wine, but you’re not sure what to order. A Tuscan Chianti or Piedmontese Barolo is always a solid choice. Or, you’re ready to splurge on new boots, a winter coat, or a handbag. Italian-manufactured clothing and footwear are coveted around the world for their quality and style. The point…

7 Bucket-List Drives You Have to Take in Your Lifetime

When you’re traveling, driving offers a chance to slow down and let everything you’ve experienced up to that point sink in. And then there are the drives that you travel specifically for — drives that reveal incredible natural phenomena, a palpable sense of history, or just beautiful scenery. Whatever your reason for hitting the road,…

8 Places Where It’s Still Hot in October

With October comes pumpkin spice, autumn skies, golden leaves, and excitement for the coming holidays. However, it also brings with it chilly weather and even snow in some parts of the world, which doesn’t always make for ideal vacations. Granted, there are plenty of tropical destinations that are hot year-round such as the Caribbean and…

10 Important Things You Need to Know Before You Visit Italy

Colosseum/Oyster Italy is a bucket-list trip for many, and with “bene” reason. The Southern European country is home to some of the world’s best cuisine, architecture, fashion, art, and Mediterranean coastline. The language, people, and vino have inspired repeat visitors and dedicated Italophiles for centuries. That said, Italy is a complex country with its own…

The 6 Best Amalfi Coast Hotels With Private Beaches

The beach at Il San Pietro di Positano. When you’re picking a hotel along the Amalfi Coast, two common must-haves include cliffside accommodations with sea views and easy access to the beach. Both are fortunately relatively easy to come by. But travelers should note that many hotels are set on public beaches that are often…

The 13 Most Stunning Coastal Destinations in Europe

Jaw-dropping cliffsides and scenic stretches of sand are a fool-proof formula for a gorgeous vacation spot. Add in historic sights, comfy hotels, and quaint town centers and it becomes the ultimate getaway. Fortunately, this isn’t just a thing of fantasy, as Europe has several cities and regions with all (or most) of the above. We’ve…