Colorful Escapade
at Don Alfonso 1890

Don Alfonso 1890 stands on the Amalfi Coast, on the stunning headland where the gulf of Naples meets the gulf of Salerno. More than an hôtel, it is family story, a place where Alfonso and Ernesto Iaccarino create dishes that reflect their love for this part of Italy.

Colorful Escapade | at Don Alfonso 1890

Don Alfonso 1890 stands on the Amalfi Coast, on the stunning headland where the gulf of Naples meets the gulf of Salerno. More than an hôtel, it is family story, a place where Alfonso and Ernesto Iaccarino create dishes that reflect their love for this part of Italy.

decoration of the Don Alfonso 1890
Arriving in the little village of St. Agatha, perched above the Amalfi coast, took our breath away.
The reception at the hotel, Don Alfonso 1890, was warm and full of charm.
We next discovered our sublime suite with its magnificent view and colored walls.
In the morning, we were served this wonderful homemade breakfast on the beautiful terrace of the hotel. Everything here is done so that you feel as if at home.
In the hotel, a large kitchen piqued our curiosity. Cooking classes are held here and everyone can then taste what they've cooked. It's what gave us the desire to get behind the stove!

We then decided to go and relax next to the swimming pool.

To enjoy a splendid sunset, we were told to walk up to Monastère del Deserto, from where it is possible to admire one of the most beautiful views of the coast. And it is only a few minutes' walk from the hotel.
And to end this day in the most wonderful of ways, we headed to Don Alfonso 1890's Michelin two-starred hotel restaurant. With its warm and intimate setting, its little window opening towards the kitchens, and the explanations by the staff, we almost had the feeling of being a part of the family. An Italian family, like the ones we love, welcoming and generous.
Alfonso and Ernesto Iaccarino's cooking is delicious. It is a true declaration of love for this part of Italy. And all of the products (fruit, vegetables, poultry, etc.) come from the Iaccarino's organic farm Le Peracciole. They even have a cow!
The next day, we decided to spend the day in Sorrento, a charming town a few kilometers away. And for our last evening at the hotel, we treated ourselves to a little cocktail on the terrace.
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