Dorata
Amalfi Coast

Dorata Amalfi Coast

Overview

Villa 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!

Accommodations

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

Lower Floor

  • 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

Outdoor Features

  • 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)
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Villa Information

Bedroom Details

  • Bedroom 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

Amenities

  • Central A/C and heat
  • Telephone
  • DSL and Wi-Fi
  • Plasma TVs
  • Satellite
  • DVD/CD player
  • i-Pod docking station
  • Surround-sound system in each room
  • Wine cellar
  • Alarm system
  • Luxury embroidered linens and towels
  • Hairdryers
  • 2 Washing machines
  • Light controls
  • Ice machine
  • Mini bar
  • Private spa/pool terrace
  • Ski boat and water sports equipment rental available upon request

Staff and Services

  • Final 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 at client’s expenses €10/15 per suitcase

Staff and Services (at additional cost)

  • Additional staff hours

Location Details

  • Positano - 8 minutes via steps
  • Sorrento - 25 minutes by car
  • Amalfi - 20 minutes by car
  • Naples - 1 hour and 15 minutes by car

Villa Notes

  • Electricity, central A/C, heat, and water are included
  • Pets allowed with 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 local porter on extra charge basis
  • All the above services must be paid locally, prior to departure unless otherwise arranged

Amalfi Coast Villa Notes

  • Important note regarding Chef/ Cook Services: All Chef/Cook services need to be arranged by your Concierge.  Only Villa approved Chef/Cooks can be used.  This also pertains to In-Villa cooking lessons.
  • Due to limited transportation in outlying and rural areas, a rental car is essential for stays at countryside villas in Italy. We are more than happy to arrange a car for you during your stay, please just let us know at time of booking.
  • Please note that Italy villas rent from Saturday to Saturday. Exceptions may be possible on a case by case basis and upon request.
  • The Italian government has implemented a Visitor’s Tax of €1.50 - €5.00 per person, per day and applies to all overnight stays for the first seven days in the destination. This tax is payable to the local property manager.
  • Most villas in Italy require the cost of extra services be paid upon arrival in cash.  Please check with your Villa Specialist or Concierge for details.  
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Rates

Rates Table Key:

  Travel Dates      Bedrooms

 Minimum Stay      Starting Price

Travel Dates BedroomsBDRMSMin. Night StayMin. Stay
Now to Feb 28, 2019
Reduced Rates!
57
$ 1,187  1021 $ 1667 $ 1585  1184 £ 916
/per night
Mar 1, 2019 to Apr 19, 2019 57
$ 2,602  2238 $ 3653 $ 3475  2594 £ 2008
/per night
Apr 20, 2019 to Apr 26, 2019 57
$ 3,199  2752 $ 4492 $ 4273  3190 £ 2469
/per night
Apr 27, 2019 to May 10, 2019 57
$ 2,602  2238 $ 3653 $ 3475  2594 £ 2008
/per night
May 11, 2019 to May 31, 2019 57
$ 2,846  2448 $ 3996 $ 3801  2838 £ 2196
/per night
Jun 1, 2019 to Sep 27, 2019 57
$ 3,199  2752 $ 4492 $ 4273  3190 £ 2469
/per night
Sep 28, 2019 to Oct 11, 2019 57
$ 2,846  2448 $ 3996 $ 3801  2838 £ 2196
/per night
Oct 12, 2019 to Dec 20, 2019 57
$ 2,602  2238 $ 3653 $ 3475  2594 £ 2008
/per night
Dec 21, 2019 to Jan 3, 2020
Christmas/ New Year's
57
$ 3,199  2752 $ 4492 $ 4273  3190 £ 2469
/per night
Jan 4, 2020 to Apr 11, 2020 57
$ 2,602  2238 $ 3653 $ 3475  2594 £ 2008
/per night

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Tourist tax €1.50 per night, per person

Parking fee per day: €25 for car, €30 for van, valet service included
Telephone and fax charged on usage
Food allowance: €2,000 paid upon arrival in cash

Security Deposit: €10,000 - pre-collected

Minimum Stay: 1 Week - Saturday to Saturday rentals.

Important! Non-USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Please confirm rate and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

Guest Reviews

of Dorata
Spectacular villa with stunning views. My …
John D. • June 2017

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.

Dorata was over the top both figuratively …
Joanna • July 2016

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.

Chiara: Thank you so much for being so …
Gilberto A. • May 2016

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…

“Thank you” is certainly not enough of a …
Mary Jean O. • May 2016

“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!

Thank you for an amazing and wonder time! …
John Mahan • May 2016

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.

This has simply been one of the greatest …
JoAnna and David J. • May 2016

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!

Thank you so much for making my 40th …
Ashley J. • May 2016

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

We are all so appreciative of your great …
Natalie & Bo • May 2016

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…

Gracie mille! For all the wonderful memories …
Dr. Jordares and family • May 2016

Gracie mille! For all the wonderful memories and hospitality…
Thank you so much!!

A more beautiful Villa-I have never …
Donna • May 2016

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…

Thank you so much for making our stay in …
Danielle & Kenneth C. • May 2016

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!

Thank you for making my stay with my …
Janella J. • May 2016

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.

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