Hotel Covo dei Saraceni

Neapolitan Riviera, Positano

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5 * Central Close to Beach Swimming Pool Views

  • Located on the seafront with panoramic views
  • Comfortable guest rooms and a well-known restaurant with beach views

Situated in the very heart of Positano, the Hotel Covo dei Saraceni sprawls across several terraces on the seafront, from where you can enjoy stunning views directly over Positano's coastline. A family-owned property, the hotel’s welcoming reception area leads to a relaxing lounge furnished with large white sofas, whitewashed walls and climbing bougainvillea. It is a great place from which to escape the bustling seafront and watch the world go by.

White, green and gold are used throughout the hotel to reflect the colours of Positano and lifts with glass backs reveal some interesting frescoed walls. Spend the days relaxing with views of the Duomo and coastline from the hotel’s rooftop panoramic terrace and heated swimming pool (normally in use May - October). 

The hotel’s Restaurant Savino’s terrace, complete with beach views, is an ideal spot for a light lunch or al fresco dinners.

The hotel has 66 rooms (official rating 5 star) Child prices apply to ages 2-12 years.

Please note that the hotel and the centre of Positano are reached by a steep hill and a number of steps. Guests must walk from the car drop-off point to the hotel, porters can assist with baggage from the drop-off point to the hotel (approx. €7 per case; at night €14).


Bars & Restaurants

Breakfast Room

Included With:  Bed & Breakfast

The breakfast room is open from 7.30am - 10.30am.


Pizzeria & Brasserie

Serving light snacks, pizzas, ice cream and a variety of cakes.

The Covo Restaurant

  • Included With:  Half Board
  • Dress Code:  Gentlemen are required to wear long trousers during the evening.
  • Enjoying spectacular views of the Gulf, the Covo Restaurant serves fresh seafood, hand-made pasta dishes and traditional delicacies.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

The pool is normally in use from April to October.


Parking is available approx. 600 metres away (payable locally).

About the location

Holidays to Positano give you the perfect introduction to Italy’s glorious Amalfi Coast. Be prepared to be seduced by this lovely town, with its vertiginous houses of pastel pink, peach and warm terracotta spilling in disorderly fashion from the slopes of the Monti Lattari to the waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea.

In romantic Positano, hand holding couples negotiate narrow rock cut streets which meander past local shops and little cafés. Duck into an a gallery or boutique selling the best of Positano’s luxury goods, before stopping to take in the view from one of the little bars selling spritzers and epicurean nibbles. Alternatively, simply relax on the beach and take a moment to listen carefully for the legendary call of the Sirens of Li Galli.

If you’re feeling energetic and in search of the best views, head to the Path of the Gods, which is a marked trail that runs from Bomerano to Nocelle. Positano is not just about today, look closely and there are reminders of Roman soldiers, of Benedictine monks and of a time when Ottoman pirates cast a covetous eye over the Amalfi coastline.

Transfer Time

The hotel is 1 hour 30 minutes from Naples airport. Return private transfers included. To change your transfers or book car hire instead, simply call us once you’ve completed your booking.
Classic Twin Side Sea View Room

Max 2 Adults

Classic Rooms enjoy a side sea view from their balcony and have been decorated in a typical local style.

Size: 21-24m²

Junior Suite Sea View Balcony

Max 3 Adults

Junior Suites are located on the higher floors and have a whirlpool bathtub and shower. They enjoy full sea views from their balcony.

Size: 24-30m²

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Amazing stay, wouldn't stay anywhere else!


Tripadvisor review Jul 14 2024
Fantastic stay at the Covo! We visited Positano in celebration of my 40th birthday with my fiance, brother and sister-in-law, and this was absolutely the best hotel we could've selected. It's all the...
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Tripadvisor review Jul 05 2024
Best location in Positano right in the heart of everything, beach, restaurants, shops, ice cream and all the boats going back and forth to other ports and islands. Could stand on your balcony and...
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