Summer 2023 is all about luxury, comfort and reading. Some of Italy’s most luxurious hotels host Elle and A rosato by Marchesi Antinori for a relaxing stay even richer. Thus, in common areas such as the pool, beach or lounge area, guests of some select establishments can enjoy a glass and leaf through a magazine for free and for one or more weeks, enjoying a well-deserved rest. Among the structures adhering to the initiative are Grand Hotel Quisisana, located in Capri in the 19th century and links its history inextricably with that of the island.
It was in 1861 that then-owner George Sidney Clark, an English physician, converted the property from a nursing home for the wealthy to an exclusive boarding house. The hotel changed hands several times over the years, in the 1970s it was owned by Max Grundig, the king of German appliances, who sold it to the Morgano family in the early 1980s. With the advent of Morganos, with constant restructuring, the hotel has completely changed its appearance. Today Grand Hotel has 140 rooms, including 32 junior suites, 16 suites. Their elegance is characterized by a discreet yet warm and welcoming atmosphere.
There are a lot of them distinguished guests who have stayed here, from Oscar Wilde, Jean-Paul Sartre and Ernest Hemingway to the recent visits of Tom Cruise, Uma Thurman, Nicole Kidman, Sting and Mariah Carey. The Quisisana Grand Hotel is the protagonist of moments of relaxation with its spa, indoor pool and two tennis courts overlooking the sea, as well as its renowned restaurant. The completely refurbished Colombaia poolside restaurant continues to offer the best of Mediterranean cuisine and Capri tradition.
For an aperitif or after dinner, be sure to stop by the Quisi Bar and the theater of the Grand Hotel. Designed in 1929 by renowned Art Nouveau architect Gio Ponti, with a distinctive ceiling and two turn-of-the-century chandeliers, it combines culture and entertainment in a breathtaking setting. After a thorough inspection of the hotel, it’s time to continue your holiday, leafing through Elle and enjoying a glass of A di Antinori. A represents the Antinori family’s stake in the production of rosé wine. of absolute quality, made with care and passion that comes from the love of the territory. The pronounced character of Aleatico, an aromatic grape grown on soils of volcanic origin, gives life to an elegant wine of pale coral-pink color with floral notes of rose and a fresh, zesty taste on the palate.