Villa Marina Stories

Capri

La Bella Carmelina. The passion for Tarantella and the myth of Emperor Tiberius

La Bella Carmelina, one of our newly refurbished rooms. We wanted to name this special room after one of the more fascinating personalities that made Capri island renowned all around the world. Who La Bella Carmelina was? What made her so famous so famous? Not even the island of Capri managed to escape the attraction […]

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The story of Axel Munthe, who gives his name to one of our most beautiful Junior Suites

Axel Munthe, a scientist who devoted his entire life to Capri Island. We named one of our most beautiful Junior Suites Sea View after such a prominent personality. Here is is story. Having studied in Uppsala, Sweden, Munthe moved to Paris, where he received his degree in gynaecology and obstetrics at 23. He set up […]

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Cerio and Capri island. An endless love story.

Edwin Cerio is one of the most prominent personalities who spent and devoted all his life to Capri, who inspired the design of one of Villa Marina’s most beautiful Pool Suites: the Cerio Pool Suite. An eclectic scholar who was deeply involved in the island’s political, social and cultural milieu. He was Mayor, botanist, writer […]

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Villa Marina Stories, Myths and Legends

Villa Marina was built at the beginning of the XX century as a private villa. Still today, it maintains the original architectural layout, which makes it a unique piece of local architecture. This means that its rooms are different from each other, not just in size, but in design as well. In fact, each room […]

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Capri from the Amalfi Coast

A guide to a World of Wonders

Capri is many different things at the same time: culture and fashion, fancy restaurants, boutiques and beach clubs and local tradition, history and nature, a place for luxury lifestyle and a place where to experience life as it is on a small Mediterranean island. These things one single article cannot account for all at once. […]

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