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A bed on the beach (well, almost!)
- Just three steps and you're on the beach of Marina del Cantone
- A delicious fish supper at the "Pappone"' restaurant
- The spectacular views of the sea surrounding Nerano
Why choose Hotel La Certosa in Massa Lubrense
Experience the unique charm of staying in a historic charterhouse right on the beach of the Cantone Bay in Nerano, the picturesque fishingmen's quarter of Massa Lubrense on Italy's Sorrento Peninsula. Here you'll discover that the tradition of warm Italian hospitality is alive and well at Hotel La Certosa, a romantic and intimate three star accommodation in a 15th century former monastery.
Once a Convent, Today a Hotel
Privacy and peace are what you can expect at Hotel La Certosa, a convent dating from the 1400's which sits directly on the beach at Marina del Cantone. An ideal spot for couples on a romatic get-away to celebrate a special occasion or for families looking for a slow-paced, relaxing atmosphere. The building still preserves some of its original architecture, including the arches on the facade, the upper storey windows, the vaulted ceilings, and the majolica tiled floors.
Hotel La Certosa has 16 large and bright rooms, furnished in the classic Mediterranean style and including all the modern comforts. The ensuite bathrooms are decorated with the colorful local ceramic tiles typical of this area of the coast, and the informal vibe makes guests feel immediately at home. Each room is bathed in sunlight streaming through the large windows overlooking the water. Some rooms also have a small private terrace perfect for relaxing at the end of the day while watching the sun set over the sea.
The Perfect Location for a Seaside Vacation
One of the advantages of Hotel La Certosa is its strategic location. Just steps from the water, the pebble beach is a short flight of stairs down and guests can use the loungers and umbrellas reserved for La Certosa to bask in the sun and take a dip in the water.
A Restaurant Over the Water
The restaurant at Hotel La Certosa is a treat for the eyes and palate. Here you can gaze out over the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean from your table while you sample some of the most traditional dishes from southern Italy. Fresh fish and seafood, pastas, local fruit and vegetables, soft mozzarella...all the best local specialties served against an unforgettable backdrop.
The menu features dishes prepared with the catch of the day, and the bounty of the sea is the center of attention at both lunch and dinner. Make sure you try the "spaghetti alla Nerano" with zucchini, basil, and parmesan and caciocavallo cheese...a local specialty! The menu is paired with an ample wine list including labels from Capri, the Amalfi Coast, and the Sorrento Peninsular, including DOCG Fiano and Greco, DOC Falanghina, and DOC Aglianico.
The Terrace, Where It's Summer All Year ROund
One of the most beautiful corners of La Certosa is the stunning terrace overlooking the bay. Here, the balmy sea air gives the impression of an endless summer, and guests gather here each afternoon and evening for a drink, a quiet hour with a good book, a leisurely chat with friends, or a light snack from the bar. From here, the beach is just a few steps down...
Day Trips from Hotel La Certosa
You can spend your entire stay simply relaxing at Hotel La Certosa, or head out each morning to discover all the beauty of the nearby coastline and the cultural sites and scenic countryside just minutes away. Explore some of the most famous sights in southern Italy by land or sea, then unwind each evening at your coastal retreat.
From Nerano, there are a number of hiking and walking paths through the park of Punta Campanella and the Bay of Ieranto. Just 50 meters from the hotel, buses depart for Massa Lubrense and Sorrento, Positano, and Amalfi. There is also a parking lot for guests arriving by car.
See what guests loved the most
- Airport shuttle
- Outdoor facilities
- Rooms for families
- Free Wi-fi
- Air Conditioning
- Satellite TV
- Bathroom with bathtub
- Room with private terrace
- Food and drink
- Cultivation of organic produce
- Own oil production
- Church for weddings
Guest reviews for Hotel La Certosa
Locations - How to get to Massa Lubrense
Hotel La Certosa is situated on the beach of Nerano, the tiny fishing village which overlooks the bay of Marina del Cantone. The beach of Nerano is part of the Natural Marine Reserve of Punta Campanella, and provides an ideal base for those wishing to explore the area's fascinating coastline and seabed.
From Nerano, located half way between the Sorrentine Peninsula and the Amalfi Coast, all of the Campania region's most celebrated sites are within easy reach: Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano, the island of Capri, Pompei, Herculaneum, Vesuvius and Naples.