Thank you for making my stay with my brothers so spectacular! We appreciate the care and attentiveness you showed us in the short time that we stayed here. Thank you for the wonderful stay at Villa Dorata. - Janella J.
Europe / Italy / Amalfi Coast
Dorata, a super-luxury private palazzo perched 94 steps above the glorious Mediterranean and the light of Positano.
Live like royalty in a villa decorated in high Baroque style—amidst lush, tasseled draperies; meticulously selected works of art; ornate chandeliers; exquisite frescoed ceilings; and vaulted alcoves. The exterior is an oasis of verdant gardens, fragrant citrus groves, and picturesque outdoor terraces with breathtaking panoramic ocean and village views.
The high Baroque architectural details evident throughout the villa are highlighted by rich jewel-tone color scheme, gilt-framed works of art, and romantic terraces. There are sumptuously soft sofas, crystal chandeliers, lavish draperies, inlaid ceilings, and exquisite alcoves that make a stay at villa Dorata a life-long memory. Outside, Eden-like gardens and surrounding groves make lounging and dining al fresco as privileged an experience as life within. Couple all this with a full staff just waiting to attend to your needs, including freshly squeezed juices from the lemons and oranges grown outside your bedroom windows, homemade marmalades and pastries, the finest wine cellar, and two traditional Italian pizza fornos!
Ground Floor (Entrance level)
- Study with sitting room and fireplace
- Office with fax and TV
- Formal living room with double doors leading to front terrace
- Dining room leading to large, professional kitchen with large stone fireplace and 2 pizza ovens
- Modern, full-service spa—complete with Turkish steam bath, hot-and-cold water showers, sauna, Jacuzzi with oxygen-therapy, and massage room; beautifully tiled pool with resistance-swimming option and waterfall
- Private chapel
- Private terrace with antique-tiled fountain
- Ground level features a large terrace perfect for dining al fresco
- Garden level, enjoy orange, lemon, and mandarin groves and a quaint loggia to unwind
- Center of Positano can be reached in eight minutes via steps through the main road (the beach and restaurants can be reached in 15 minutes)
5 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms
Sleeps 9 Guests
- Turkish Bath
- Hair Dryer
- Separate Kitchen
- Ice Maker
- Fully Equipped
- Central Heating
- Al Fresco Dining
- Pizza Oven x 2
- Safe Box
- DVD/CD Player
- Satellite TV
Bedroom DetailsBedroom 1 (first floor): Master queen suite with sitting room and large en-suite bathroom with large shower
Bedroom 2 (first floor): Master king suite with sitting room, two small balconies overlooking garden and en-suite stone shower. Access from both bedrooms to communal terrace with stunning views of Positano and Capri
Bedrooms 3 and 4 (second floor - garden level): Two double bedrooms, each with 1 queen bed and stunning views of the sea and either Positano or the front garden. Both bedrooms have private bathrooms, private access to the garden, gazebo, and road
Bedroom 5 (second floor - garden level): Single bedroom with private bathroom with shower
Staff and ServicesFinal cleaning
Staff includes: Chef for 8 hours per day; housekeeper from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, concierge 8 hours a day
Daily change of linens and bath towels
Daily continental breakfast
Welcome dinner – chef’s choice
One complimentary cooking class
Pool service and garden maintenance daily
Porter service included from 4 pm to 6 pm on arrival and 8 am and 10 am on departure. For arrivals outside of the above scheduled hours, or on Sunday, the porter service is a client’s expenses €10/15 per suitcase
Staff and Services (at additional cost)Additional staff hours
Location DetailsPositano - 8 minutes via steps
Sorrento - 25 minutes by car
Amalfi - 20 minutes by car
Naples - 1 hour and 15 minutes by car
Villa NotesElectricity, central A/C, heat, and water are included
Pets allowed with a dog sitter (available also at the villa at extra charge)
Smoking permitted only on the terrace
Check-in: between 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
Check-out: between 8:00 am and 10:00 am
Late check-in and earlier check-out can be arranged with the local porter on extra charge basis
All the above services must be paid locally, prior to departure unless otherwise arranged
Take your vacation to the next level, with 2 free airline tickets.* For a limited time, every reservation over $50,000 will receive an airline reimbursement worth up to $1,000 - any airline, any destination. Imagine flying in style to your handpicked villa located in one of the most beautiful destinations around the world, knowing that you've saved on the cost of your flights. This is your chance to experience the ultimate in luxury travel and indulge in the vacation of a lifetime.
*Free air promotion is valid new bookings only and cannot be applied to existing bookings. Valuation based on two round trip tickets using the bureau of Transportations U.S. average flight price for 2022. Receive up to a $1,000 reimbursement for flights upon presentation of a flight receipt. Minimum booking value of $50,000 applies. The booking value applies to the villa cost only and does not include any additional services or fees. This offer is valid for bookings made 2/20/2023 through 4/02/2023 for travel now through 12/31/2024. Bookings made outside of this period will not be eligible. The $1,000 air credit offer is non-transferable, has no cash value, and cannot be redeemed for any other service. The airline credit will be applied to your booking once your villa rental has been paid in full. The airline credit will be redeemed by providing a receipt of your booked flight and a check will be sent to you within 15 business days of providing flight documentation. All offers are subject to availability. We reserve the right to modify or cancel this promotion at any time without notice.
Thank you so much for making our stay in Villa Dorata so enjoyable and for helping us sooo much with our wedding! We couldn’t have done it without you, we will definitely be back and hopefully we will see you! Much Love! - Danielle & Kenneth C.
A more beautiful Villa-I have never seen-and you have all been so wonderful and helpful during my visit here. Your kindness and hospitality will long be remembered. My lovely table setting-your most delicious meals. Enzo, your smiles and “Good mornings” and “Hello” throughout the day is very warm and is memorable. Thank you, thank you so much for my memorable vacation in Positano!
Best wishes to All… - Donna
Gracie mille! For all the wonderful memories and hospitality…
Thank you so much!! - Dr. Jordares and Family
We are all so appreciative of your great care and hospitality! The Villa Dorata is truly exquisite, posh and charming, but it was all made even more memorable because of the three of you!!
Mielle Gracie… - Natalie & Bo
Thank you so much for making my 40th birthday so special. You are all so wonderful and it was an honor to meet you all. I think this is the most wonderful place in the whole world! We will be back someday but until then please know that I will think of you and the Villa Dorata with fondness and gratitude every day…
Much love - Ashley J.
This has simply been one of the greatest weeks of our lives and that is in a huge part to you. Breakfast and dinner will never be the same! We will always remember this beautiful place, city, and you all very fondly. And we hope to someday make it back!
Ciao! - JoAnna And David J.
Thank you for an amazing and wonder time! This place is so beautiful and you all made it even more of an amazing experience. I will never forget this place or you all. I hope one day I will be able to come back and spend more time with you here. - J. Mahan
“Thank you” is certainly not enough of a phrase to describe my gratitude for you all this week. In addition to Positano’s beauty and the Villa Dorata’s grandeur, you made this place even more wonderful. Your kindness, warmth and hospitality truly made my experience meaningful and memorable. I will be forever grateful for my time here and with you and hope that this is not a goodbye but instead a ‘see you later!
p.s. I will also never see food the same way again. Thanks for bringing your skills and love to our meals, Enzo! - Mary Jean O.
Chiara: Thank you so much for being so helpful, you always have a smile of your face and it always warmed my day. Thank you for always making the cappuccinos in the morning, they are truly the best.
Enzo:you are the best Chief in the universe! Everyday I was exited for the meals, everything you made was extrodinary. I wish you could come home with our family and cook for us.
Anna Maria: you are such a hard worker, you always wear a smile on your face and I loved the hugs you gave me.
I hope I can see you all again… - Gilberto A.
Dorata was over the top both figuratively and literally. Our concierge, Chiara, was very helpful with all the nitty gritty details of our van rentals, day to day travel tips and being the go-to regional expert for any questions we may have had. Enzo, our chef, catered to our palates and we were never disappointed in the variety and quality of the meals he prepared. Anna, our housekeeper, was a gem when it came to keeping on top of our laundry and our rooms. What a 5 star team and always with a smile on their faces. They made it a truly memorable week. - Joanna
Spectacular villa with stunning views. My family, girlfriend and I spent the week here and couldn't be happier. It was the first time my parents travelled abroad and still talk about the villa and Positano every day. I even got engaged while I was there :) For the 7 of us the size of the villa was perfect and quickly felt like home. The staff were phenomenal and felt like family. - John D.
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