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Caruso – a jewel of the Amalfi Coast – is a Belmond hotel located in a beautiful 11th century villa in Ravello. With its luxurious indoors and wonderful garden terraces with lemon and olive trees overlooking the Latari Mountains and the Tyrrhenian Sea, it is definitely one of the most picturesque places in the world, and a dream spot for destination weddings.

Video by Cinerava

Photos by Luciana Varga Photo Art

Key Facts

Ideal For
  • elopements with a symbolic ceremony
  • full wedding weekends, with all or some of the events taking place on-site
  • weddings with up to 150 guests, with a symbolic ceremony, cocktail hour, dinner and party, taking place outdoor, or indoor.
  • welcome dinners or after-wedding brunches, birthday parties, baptisms, or any celebration for up to 80 guests, depending on the desired setup and event flow
  • accommodation and getting-ready photos for couples having their wedding at this or another venue
Venue Type and Aesthetics
  • Luxury hotel in a historical building
  • Featuring exquisite architectural and interior design details like gothic columns and arches and beautiful refurbushed frescoes
  • Combines historical architecture of the 11th century building with modern and luxurious comfort.
  • Open from April to October
  • Considering weather conditions on the Amalfi Coast, the best time to have an event at Belmond Caruso is between May-October
  • Barrier-free access
  • Easy to reach by taxi, or airport transfer service
  • One of the few venues on the Amalfi Coast directly accessible by car
  • legal at the local Town Hall of Ravello or the Principessa di Piemonte public gardens
  • religious in one of the nearby churches
  • symbolic on the property
Event Spaces
  • Outdoor ceremony, cocktail and dinner spaces
    • Wagner Gardens
      • up to 140 guests for seated dinner / 170 standing cocktail – only in case of buyout
      • up to 80 guests for seatd dinner – if no buyout
    • Belvedere Terrace – up to 80 guests for seated dinner / 140 standing cocktail (can be used only in case of a venue buyout)
  • Outdoor party spaces
    • Poolside restaurant and bar – up to 45 guests for seated dinner / 70 standing cocktail (can be used after 21:00)
  • Indoor ceremony, cocktail, dinner and party spaces
    • Wagner Room – up to 80 guests seated dinner / 80 standing cocktail / 60 ceremony
    • Colonne Room – up to 80 guests seated dinner / 80 standing cocktail / 60 ceremony
      • They can be combined to seat up to 140 guests – only in case of buyout
    • Arcade Bar – up to 50 guests standing cocktail – only in case of buyout
    • Belvedere Restaurant – up to 60 guests for seated dinner – only in case of buyout
  • The hotel offers 50 suites and rooms that can be rented separately (21 rooms + 29 suites)
  • 2 additional exclusive suites are available at Villa Margherita
  • The entire hotel can be also rented exclusively offering all the flexibility for an event.
  • 3 other hotels in different price categories are located right next door, on the same street (barrier-free access, reachable by foot)
  • in-house catering by the Belvedere restaurant
  • dinner menus from approx. 300 €/person including welcome drinks, small bites, 3-course menu and basic drinks during dinner
Event Timing and Technical Conditions
  • Music and noise limitations
    • Wagner Gardens: only live music, no amplification, up to 22:00 outside
    • Pool Bar: after 21:00, unless the entire property is exclusively rented
  • Dancing – allowed in all event rooms
  • Dance floor – not mandatory
  • Smoking indoor – not allowed
  • Real candles – allowed
  • Confetti, petals – yes
  • Fireworks – only from the sea
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Gym
  • Private beach reachable by boat transfer from Amalfi
Booking Options
  • exclusive rental
  • partial rental for events:
    • the gardens can be used for an event only when booking the 8 rooms above the gardens for minimum 2 nights
      • 4 x Junior Suite Superior Sea view
      • 1 x Junior Suite Deluxe sea view
      • 2 Deluxe Sea View room
      • 1 Superior Room with Garden
    • minimum consumption requirements
      • Sun-Thu – 30 guests
      • Fri-Sat – 80 guests
Pricing Structure 2022
  • Pricing varies depending on season
    • Rental fee of the entire property – prices upon request
    • Partial rental fees for events, including staff
      • Infinity Pool – from 4.880 €
      • Wagner Gardens
        • Ceremony – from 1.830 €
        • Exclusive use for events – 3.050 € if less than 50 guests
  • Food – welcome canapes + 4-course dinner menu – from 253 €

The Vibe

The Event Spaces

Wagner Gardens – Wagner Room – Pool Area

Rooms and Suites

Recommended Minimum Budget

This is a very generic minimum budget recommendation for one wedding day at this venue. The amounts mentioned here are in EURO, including VAT, and can include some or all of the following cost categories. Actual costs will vary depending on quantity and quality of chosen services, equipment, food and drinks, and duration of the event.

  • venue and catering budget including basic furniture, linens, tableware, staff, welcome drinks and canapes, 3-4 course dinner menu, basic beverage package during dinner, basic open bar package, simple wedding cake
  • wedding vendor budget = minimum recommended spend for all other vendor categories: photo, video, entertainment, decoration, stationery, make-up and hair, local wedding day transportation, couple’s accommodation for 2-3 nights, planning, design and coordination)
Elopement for 2

Minimum total wedding budget from 30.000 €

20 Guests

Minimum total wedding budget from 100.000 €

50 Guests

Minimum total wedding budget from 150.000 €


Amalfi Coast

65 km from Naples International Airport

62 km from Salerno Airport (private aviation)

40 km from the Island of Capri

25 km from Positano

31 km from Pompei

Already dreaming of a wedding at this Belmond hotel?

We can’t wait to hear all about your vision and discuss options. We’ll be happy to come up with a custom cost estimation once we know more about you and your wedding. Fill out our contact form and we’ll get back to you in no time!


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