Relais Villarena - Massa Lubrense

Villas in Massa Lubrense
Via Amerigo Vespucci, 13
Relais Villarena
Relais Villarena
Relais Villarena
Relais Villarena
Relais Villarena

A superb position in the heart of Nerano

  1. The historic residence of the marquis of Villarena, in the center of Nerano.
  2. The flavorsome cuisine of the Amalfi Coast served in the Dolce far Niente restaurant.
  3. The view of Li Galli from the elegant apartments.


Via Amerigo Vespucci, 13 - Massa Lubrense
  • +39 0818081779

Nerano is a tiny fishing village outside Massa Lubrense on the coast between Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast. It was here that the Marquis of Villarena established his historic residence, a lovely villa which is now Relais Villarena, where travellers to this magical coast spend an unforgettable vacation on Italy's Bay of Naples.

Your Seaside Villa

La Rotonda, Il Gallo Lungo, La Vetara, Il Brigante, L'Isca: these are the pretty Relais Villarena holiday apartments with all the comforts of home. Each apartment has a living area with a kitchenette, a breathtaking private terrace facing the sea and the romantic Li Galli islets, and direct access to the garden.
Villarena also has two annex apartments, for travellers looking for added privacy during their stay.

Relax in the Garden

The villa includes a traditional terraced garden so common along the steep coastline of the Sorrentine Peninsula. Each terrace holds a unique surprise, including the outdoor pool and hot tub, the sundeck overlooking the sea, and, for those curious to sample the local specialities, the gourmet terraces - one with a tasting room for local products and another with the restaurant tucked under the shade of the lemon grove.
In just a few minutes, guests can walk to the Nerano beach to relax at the water's edge and take a dip in the Mediterranean.

The "Dolce Far Niente" Restaurant

With the sweet scent of lemon blossoms, the view of the sea, and the excellent traditional cuisine, the villa's Dolce far Niente restaurant is the perfect spot for an unforgettable meal.
Guglielmo, your host, will help you select from the house specialties: paccheri pasta tossed with seafood, "spaghetti alla Nerano", and other traditional dishes.
Villarena is also an organic farm and guests are invited to sample the villa's own products including jams and olive oil.

"Mamma Mia" is the villa's cooking class which can be organized individually or for an entire groups at Villarena for those who want to learn how to prepare the local dishes...the hands-on lesson is followed by a meal made from what you have prepared!

Events and Weddings at Relais Villarena

The Dolce Far Niente restaurant is perfect for events and special celebrations, including weddings, receptions, and private parties. The breathtaking view over the Sorrento Peninsula, the intimate and romantic atmoshpere, are the scent of the surrounding citrus grove form the perfect backdrop for fairytale celebrations. The Relais Villarena is a popular venue for destination weddings on the Sorrento Coast.

Guest reviews


Stunning location, wonderful food and super kind host

14 May 2024

We stopped here for two nights on our inter-rail trip round Italy. We’d only booked a simple room but the kind host Guglielmo upgraded us to an apa... more »


A most lovely place to stay and eat

8 April 2024

Villarena is fabulous! Guglielmo is incredibly welcoming and looked after us very well, with delicious food for breakfast and dinner, as well as l... more »


A great experience!

13 November 2023

We had a wonderful stay at Villarena Relais for our son's wedding. The accommodations were exactly as advertised. The food and dining expe... more »


Beautiful place in Nerano m

18 October 2023

A beautiful gem in Nerano. We absolutely loved our stay here, the property was stunning with beautiful gardens and an amazing view. Perfect locatio... more »


  • 1 swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Bar
Outdoor facilities
Swimming pool
Children’s play area
Rooms for families
Free Wi-fi
Air Conditioning
Satellite TV
Hair dryer
Room with private terrace
Food and drink
Snack bar
Cooking courses
Cultivation of organic produce
Own oil production
Tastings of typical products
Car park
Shuttle service (airport / city center / beach)
Baby sitter


Nerano is a tiny little coastal village between the historic seaside town of Sorrento and the legendary Amalfi Coast. Relais Villarena is the perfect place in which to enjoy a relaxing vacation by the sea and a great base from where to explore the treasures of Italy's Campania region: situated within easy reach of the towns of Positano, Amalfi and Ravello, the archeological sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum, the city of Naples, and the Island of Capri.

Via Amerigo Vespucci, 13 - Massa Lubrense