villa san giacomo

Villa San Giacomo, where feeling at home feels like heaven A luxury historic villa in Positano with a breathtaking view of the Mediterranean sea, Villa San Giacomo is one of the most exclusive villas in the whole Amalfi Coast.

At Villa San Giacomo, it’s easy to settle in. Soothed by the views, spoiled by the staff, as relaxed as you are in your own home, but with that extra something to make your stay unforgettable.

Villa San Giacomo Via Santa Croce, 16 –  84017 Positano (Salerno) Italy P: +39 081 510 9088 M: +39 335 8753856 E: W:


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Positano, Italy Wedding and Event Photography by Manolo Doreste

Cuisine In Paradise

Delicious Cuisine Made by Your Private Chef Our private chef is at your disposal for the duration of your stay, delighting you with all the best-loved Italian dishes or anything else you might fancy.

Breakfast on the Terrace: Start the Day in Style Each morning our staff will serve you a generous continental breakfast on one of Villa San Giacomo’s terraces with a sea view.

Welcome Dinner on the Evening you Arrive To celebrate your first evening at the villa, we’ll serve a special welcome dinner on the panoramic patio overlooking Positano.

Built in 1741, Restored in 2013 One of the finest landmark homes in Positano, Villa San Giacomo was built by wealthy merchants looking for a suitably sumptuous place where to discuss business and from where they could observe their ships coming in from the sea.

Today this historical villa in Positano has been completely renovated and offers an elegant and spacious home for vacationing or holding exclusive events. The entire property can be reserved for weddings and other private events.

  • 12 double rooms with bathroom
  • 500 square meters of interiors
  • 1000 square meters garden
  • 350 square meters terrace
  • 19 bathrooms
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Living room
  • Library
  • Frescoed halls


Views of Positano Don’t Get Any More Beautiful

Villa San Giacomo is perched on the highest point of Positano, almost directly above the sea. From here, guests are rewarded with magnificent views of the coast, the center of Positano, and the islands of Li Galli. Enjoy all the elegance and privacy of a luxury villa in Positano!

15 minutes to walk to the beach 150 steps to reach the road Porter service for luggage

Villa San Giacomo & Sense8 We are proud to announce that Villa San Giacomo was the filming location of the tv series Sense 8 with its staff collaborating to provide logistic support to all the movie crew.

Cooking School in a Villa Can you think of a better place than Villa San Giacomo’s massive majolica-tiled kitchen in which to learn how to make the delicious dishes for which Amalfi Coast is famous?  The kitchen has everything you might possibly need, including a wood-burning oven, ideal for pizzas.

Positano’s Beaches

Spiaggia Grande: In the center of Positano, this is, as the name suggests, the biggest beach in town. It’s the most glamorous too: home to numerous bars, restaurants and beach clubs.

Fornillo: You can walk to Fornillo from Positano’s Spiaggia Grande, via the “Lovers’ Walk”. Nestled in a bay, this little beach is surprisingly quiet and peaceful.

Secret beaches: Positano’s rocky coastline is home to dozens of hidden beaches, which can only be reached from the sea. If you want to explore them, we’ll arrange a boat for you.

A Boat Trip The best way to explore Italy’s spectacular Amalfi Coast is, without a shadow of a doubt, by boat; better still by “gozzo”, the traditional boat used by the fishermen.

Our concierge will be happy to organize excursions including of visits to the best beach clubs and restaurants in the area, and, for those keen to sail a little farther afield, the nearby island of Capri.

The intimacy of a private home, the services of a 5-star hotel We want our guests to feel completely free and relaxed at Villa San Giacomo as if they were in their own home. At the same time, we want them to feel cared for and pampered, just like they would if they were staying in a luxury 5-star hotel.

Rooms Is a minimum stay required? During the high season, the villa is rented on a weekly basis, from Saturday to Saturday. During the low season, and according to availability, shorter stays could be a possibility.

Do you have Wi-Fi? Yes. WI-Fi is available in all of the Villa’s bedrooms and communal areas.

Do you have air conditioning? Yes. Each room has hot and cold air conditioning.

Do you have cots or baby beds? Yes, of course. Just let us know how old your children are and we will arrange suitable bedding. A babysitting service is also available, on request.

The Villa How big is Villa San Giacomo? The interiors of the villa measure a total of 500 square meters. Then there is a 350 sqm terrace and a garden measuring 1000 sqm.

What’s the capacity of the communal areas? The living and dining rooms have a seating capacity of 28 guests.

Services How does the kitchen service work? The villa’s cook is on duty eight hours a day. With 8 hours the villa’s cook manages to prepare for you breakfast and a meal of your choice, between lunch and dinner, included in the rental cost. Food and beverages are excluded.

What is the local cuisine like? Pasta, pizza, and dishes made with the fantastically-fresh fish caught in the sea surrounding Positano: our chef knows how to make all of the Amalfi Coast’s best-loved specialties – to perfection. He will, of course, be happy to prepare other Italian or even international dishes too. This said, ingredients which are not locally grown or not normally used in Italian cooking can be hard to come by in Positano so, if you want something exotic or ethnic, you will need to let us know in advance.

Are utility costs included in the price of the rental? The consumption of water, gas, and electricity is included in the price – as is the final cleaning. Eventual telephone calls made using the villa’s phone are not included and should be paid for separately.

Is there a computer in the villa? Yes. There is a computer and an iPad available for guests’ use. Wi-Fi connectivity is available throughout the villa.

Do you provide daily cleaning? Yes. Cleaning staff clean the villa and change sheets and towels each morning. A housekeeper is on call from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Does the villa have a concierge? Yes. A concierge is on duty at the villa 8 hours a day and can be contacted by phone 24/24.

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