The Amalfi Coast

Hotel Aurora


The Hotel Aurora is only a 5 minute walk from the main square in Amalfi and the Piazza Duomo with its 10th Century Cathedral. The hotel offers some fantastic rooms and self catering accommodation in the form of one or two bedroom apartments. It is also 20 metres from a small shingle beach and there is a lovely garden to relax in and little ones run around. The restaurant at Hotel Aurora serves a buffet breakfast of Italian coffee, fruit and pastries. Some of the tables are on a terrace outside, so diners can watch the yachts in the marina as they eat. Dinner is not served at the hotel but there are some fantastic eateries just 100 metres from the hotel. You can book this hotel privately or through Thomson Holidays.

The Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria


Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria has hotel rooms along with several apartments making it the perfect choice for parents with babies and toddlers. The hotel has a pool and a playground. There is also an elevator in the hotel which takes you down to the water level which is handy with a stroller in tow.     The Grand Hotel Excelsior has 104 rooms all with air conditioning, minibar, hairdryer, Led TV with Sky sat & pay tv. Every room has a furnished terrace with sea views. The bathrooms have either a bath or shower and cots are available on request. The hotel has two restaurants and two bars, one of each in the main building and one by the pool. There is a shingle beach nearby which is open from June 1st to September 30th and easily to reach via hotel shuttle bus and private lift. It is equipped with sun beds, sun umbrellas and has a snack bar, bathrooms and cabins. A shuttle bus can also take you to the town centre.

San Pietro Hotel and Apartments, Maiori (4 Star)

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The San Pietro Hotel and Apartments are a fantastic place to stay for families. The hotel is a ten minute walk from a shingle beach and also has a pool and kids pool. The hotel is family run and is very family friendly. It is a ten minute walk from the town. You can opt to stay in a hotel room or apartment and there is both a la carte and buffet dining available. The hotel can be booked through Thomson Holidays.

Palazzo Vingius, Minori (B&B)

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Palazzo Vingius is a family run B&B located in a modern block of flats, surrounded by lemon gardens. It is a 5 minute drive from Amalfi and Ravello. There is a small pool with a Turkish bath and a sunny terrace with great views. There is a beach beneath the B&B but there are a lot of steps! A crib costs €10 extra per night.

Covo dei Saraceni, Positano (5 Star)

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Covo dei Saraceni is a luxury hotel located in Positano. This is the only 5 star hotel located directly on the main beach of Positano. As Positano is a difficult town to manouvre around with a stroller the location of the hotel offers an opportunity to stay in an are just steps from the beach, the pedestrian shopping area and the ferry boats that take you to Capri, Ishchia, Sorrento and more. There are also a lot of options for dining out closeby. The hotel has its own pool and sundeck up on the 5th floor you can relax and enjoy the views. Another bonus is that this hotel tends to be more affordable than some other 5 stars in this area.The child friendly service is amazing and staff are very attentive to kids. The onsite restaurant has some delicious options and babysitting services are available.

Hotel Rufolo, Ravello

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Hotel Rufolo is located in the child (and stroller) friendly town of Ravello, close to Amalfi town. It is set in the hills of the Amalfi Coast. The hotel is set in a fantastic location in the center of the town, yet still feels secluded. There are stunning views of the Amalfi Coast  and the rooms are simple, comfortable, and spacious, and a good value for money considering that this is an expensive area. The friendly and attentive staff are helpful and go out of their way to make guests feel welcome. Breakfast on the terrace overlooking Villa Rufolo and the Mediterranean Sea is not to be missed.

B&B I Limoni, Ravello

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B&B I Limoni is located in the hills above Ravello and is part of an organic farm producing lemons, olive oil and honey. There is plenty of room for little ones to run around and some lovely walks in the area. Room rates include breakfast and there is a lovely terrace which overlooks the sea. The hotel costs €10 extra per night for a child’s bed and babysitting services are available. Cots are available on request.

Conca Park Hotel, Sorrento (4 Star)

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The Conca Park Hotel is located in the beautiful town of Sorrento and overlooks the historical centre and on the ancient walls of the town. It is 500 metres from the town centre. It offers a health centre and  an outdoor swimming pool and kids pool. The rooms at the Conca Park have air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and private bathroom.  Some bedrooms have balconies with a view of the Bay of Naples and Vesuvius. The health centre  has a turkish bath, whirlpool and massage treatments available. The buffet breakfast includes typical local products prepared by the bakers and pastry chefs of the hotel, while the two elegant restaurants of the hotel will delight you  with dishes  from the sorrentine  cuisine. The hotel offers standard rooms, deluxe rooms and suites. The hotel can be privately booked or booked through Thomson Holidays.

Marina Piccola 73, Sorrento (B&B)

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Located in the Sorrento Harbour, the Marina Piccola 73 is 200 metres from Sorrento’s main square Piazza Tasso. Rooms are elegant and decorated with pastel colours. Free Wi-Fi is available. The rooms have a partial or full view of the sea, and feature air conditioning and a satellite LCD TV. The private bathrooms are complete with hairdryer. Guests can relax in the communal living area, or on the large sea-view terrace. Breakfast is served here during summer. The hotel is located  600 metres from Sorrento Train Station, linking with Naples and other nearby towns. Free parking for small cars is available on site and cots are available on request.