P O S I T I O N
A short distance from the historic centre of Amalfi, Hotel Santa Caterina dominates a stretch of coast where the sea merges with the sky on the horizon, and is built into the cliffside surrounded by Mediterranean gardens and a series of terraces leading down to beach level.
A pleasant walk leads to the centre of Amalfi, with the famous Duomo and the Cloister of Paradise. By car you can easily reach some of the most fascinating sites and towns of the Coast and the surrounding region, such as Positano, Ravello, Sorrento, Pompeii and Herculaneum, as well as the Campania Islands, Capri, Ischia and Procida.
The hotel concierge desk can arrange private transfers, excursions, private boat/yacht rentals, cooking classes, hiking experiences and much more. We also offer a shuttle service to and from Amalfi town centre with departures every 30 minutes from 08:00 to 24:00.
How to reach us
For those traveling by car from Rome or Naples: follow indications for the A3 motorway in the direction of Salerno. Once on the A3, take the Vietri sul Mare exit, following directions to Amalfi. From Amalfi proceed in the direction of Positano and some 700 meters from the center of Amalfi you’ll come to the Hotel Santa Caterina on your left. Approximate duration of journey: 1h 30 m from Naples, 3h 30m from Rome.
For those coming from the South and East: from the A3 motorway take the exit for the center of Salerno. Turn to the left following indications for Vietri sul Mare and Amalfi and after circa 3kms you’ll find yourself on the famous Amalfi Coast. Once in Amalfi, follow indications for Positano and, some 700 meters from the center of Amalfi you’ll find Hotel Santa Caterina to your left.
For those coming from the North: from Rome or Naples take the A3 motorway towards Salerno and exit at Vietri sul Mare. Follow indications for Amalfi: once in Amalfi continue for a further 700meters from the center in the direction of Positano and you’ll find Hotel Santa Caterina to your left. Approximate driving time from Rome: 3hrs 30 mins, from Naples: 1hr 30mins.
A3 motorway exit Vietri sul Mare 20 km
A30 motorway exit Salerno 23 km
Naples Capodichino Int. airport (NAP) 80 km
Rome Fiumicino Int. airport (FCO) 280 km
The nearest railway station is that of Salerno (25 km – approx. 55 minutes). Naples is the second nearest (70 km – approx. 75 minutes). Consult official train times at Trenitalia.
Salerno Station – Piazza Vittorio Veneto – Tel. +39.089.252200
Naples Station – Piazza G. Garibaldi -Tel. +39.081.5543188
Naples Capodichino International Airport is the closest to Amalfi, approximately a 90 minute journey from Hotel Santa Caterina, and served by flights to and from Rome, Milan, Venice, London, Paris and Frankfurt.
Naples Capodichino Int. Airport
Flight Information Tel. +39.081.7896259
Call Center 848.888777
Call Center (mobile) +39.081.7515371/471
Consult official flight times at GESAC
Guests can book a private boat transfer directly to the hotel’s jetty from Naples and other towns along the Amalfi Coast. During the summer months, public ferries run from Sorrento, Capri, and Salerno to Amalfi.
The hotel offers a free shuttle service to and from the port and center of Amalfi every day of the week.
The Special Suites of Hotel Santa Caterina are an indulgent luxury for those looking for a romantic Amalfi escape.