|Positano, from the terrace of our honeymoon suite|
I first discovered Villa Fiorentino while reading the blog A Cup of Jo. The author and her husband stayed in this very suite on their own honeymoon, and I knew instantly that I had to experience it for myself. Villa Fiorentino has been owned and operated by the same hospitable Italian family for generations. The cozy villa features only six beautiful suites, each with their own unique charm. The creme de la creme, however, is the luxurious Honeymoon Suite. It had to be mine, if only for five nights.
The interior of the suite is palatial in size and beautifully decorated in true Italian style; however, the real value lies in the private outdoor terrace. Secluded from the rest of the villa, the terrace includes its own tiny lemon grove, sunbeds and chairs for lounging, an indoor-outdoor shower with an incredible view, and most importantly, a private swimming pool overlooking the Mediterranean! It was, hands down, the most amazing place I have ever stayed, and so much more memorable than any traditional swanky hotel. I mean, seriously, take one look at this place, drop what you're doing, and get on a plane; I promise it's worth every penny.
|Our private pool on the terrace, with an outrageous view|
|Pool shower? Why not|
|My favorite chair in the entire world|
|The honeymoon terrace|
|About that chair...|
|Our personal lemon grove on the terrace rooftop|
|I just liked this one|
|One of my favorite photos - the view from the terrace shower|
|I just liked this one, too|
|Bougainvillea on the terrace|
|Hamming it up on the balcony|