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-Enjoy deluxe accommodations, a candlelit dinner for two with live music, a “Loving Couple” massage, champagne & strawberries and buffet breakfast as Italy’s Hotel Raito offers a special Valentine’s Package with rates starting at €320-


VIETRI SUL MARE, AMALFI COAST –Hotel Raito invites couples to enjoy a lover’s respite along the shores of Italy’s romantic Amalfi Coast with its special Valentine’s package. With rates starting at €320 or $429* (U.S. dollar is based on exchange rate as of January 13, 2009), the hotel’s “Valentine’s Package” features luxury accommodations in a Sea View Double Room, a romantic candlelight dinner for two accompanied by live music, an intimate “Loving Couple” massage at the hotel’s Expure SPA, champagne and strawberries and a daily buffet breakfast.  Rates are per room, based on double occupancy and include VAT.  This package is available Saturday, February 14, 2009.

To set the mood, Hotel Raito’s intimate Luna Vietrese, which overlooks the spectacular Bay of Salerno, will feature a romantic candlelight dinner for two. The meal will feature exquisite Mediterranean dishes including Angler in lard of “Colonnata” with chick-pea cream and mousse of carrots and oranges, “Raviolini” stuffed with sea bass and nettles, seafood sauce, spinach, tuna cubs aromatized with Cyprus Salt and a Turbot with red lentils, celery soup, black olives and potatoes. To top off the sumptuous meal, guests will enjoy a dessert “Kiss”a sphere of mascarpone, amaretti and coffee with passion fruit.  As guests enjoy the romantic dinner, music will fill the air as the local Agorá Band performs a variety of well-known love songs.

Hotel Raito’s Valentine’s Package

Valid February 14, 2009


Room Category

Package Rate

(based on double occupancy)

Superior Sea View

€320 or $429*

Junior Suite

€500 or $664*

(U.S. dollars based on exchange rate as of January 13, 2009) (rates include VAT)


Valentine’s Package Inclusions:

·         Accommodations in a Double Sea View room

·         Candlelit dinner featuring a selection of love songs performed by the Agorá Band at Hotel Raito’s Luna Vietrese restaurant

·         Loving Couple Massage for two at Hotel Raito’s Expure SPA

·         Champagne & strawberries

·         Buffet breakfast


Originally opened in 1958, Hotel Raito continues to be the crown jewel of the Amalfi Coast. Located in the quaint town of Vietri sul Mare, which offers mild temperatures year-round, hotel guests will enjoy the historic Etruscan village overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. After completing a recent renovation, the hotel now features Italian-contemporary décor, luxury amenities such as Frette linens, Expure SPA bath products, custom-tiled spacious bathrooms and plasma televisions. Many of the 77 guest rooms and suites offer balconies and terraces with stunning views of the Bay of Salerno and the villages of Vietri sul Mare.

In addition to its luxurious guestroom accommodations, the hotel features three sea-view dining rooms including Il Golfo, offering a-la-carte Mediterranean cuisine, the Restaurant Luna Vietrese, for formal dining, and the casual and charming Exlounge Bar & Grill restaurant, which offers a selection of light Mediterranean fare. Hotel Raito also offers exquisite SPA facilities in its Expure SPA. Treatments included Turkish baths, sensory beds, hydromassage seats, coiffeur, relax area, solarium and massage rooms. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service to and from both Vietri sul Mare as well as the beach, and boat rentals, with or without a sailor, are also available for a cost.

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