A sparkling winter in Sorrento

m-illuminod-invernoMusic festivals, Christmas markets, exhibitions, street performers, international events. And a not-to-be-missed special offer for a magical New Year’s Eve at the Bellevue Syrene.
Each year, the autumn brings with it a rich catalogue of events to enrich Sorrento’s seasonal calendar. The lighting ceremony of the illuminations on November 19th marks the beginning of the Christmas season, and bestows a magical atmosphere to the coastal, and renders the winter holidays simply charming.
M’illumino d’Inverno is the name of the festival that includes some of the most interesting events of the year. First of all, the international film days, a convention for the industry workers, in which the highest-grossing films are rewarded with golden tickets. The event has great prominence and sees parading on the red carpet many stars of the big screen.
Maestri in mostra is a show of great interest, dedicated to the Nativity scene art, one of the many distinguishing features of the Neapolitan culture and tradition. There are also many concerts and theatre shows, in addition to street animation for the younger ones.
To celebrate in the best possible way this time of year so special, especially New Year’s Eve, the Bellevue Syrene has thought of two special holiday packages that make for an unforgettable New Year in Sorrento.

R&C Gourmet Festival at Bellevue Syrene

IMG_1662 (1)The Art de Vivre is the tenth art. With a mission: make the world a better place with cuisine and hospitality.

Belonging to the world of Relais&Chateaux does not only mean exclusiveness and sophistication. It is a declaration of intents, it means to share a philosophy founded on precise values.
Culture, passion, sharing, respect, sense of belonging to one’s land and open to the knowledge and fusion of different identities. They are not just words; it is the promise to uphold its values and commit to a project, the one that in 2014 started a manifesto containing 20 points, 20 concrete commitments in favour of cuisine and hospitality in which all the associates Relais&Chateax have decided to take part in to preserve the culinary traditions of the whole world, to share the passion for the beautiful and tasty things in life and be promoters of a more humane world.

IMG_1803IMG_2071IMG_2116IMG_2197IMG_2248The Gourmet Festival is the complete expression of this way of thinking and acting, and perfectly embodies all the values of R&C. It consists of four-handed dinners in which two identities, two national excellences, two strong personalities, with their rich expertise and traditions meet and collaborate to give birth to a culinary journey that opens new horizons not only of an external reality but even of their own, observed from a different point of view, with the eyes of the guest chef.

IMG_1931Conviviality, friendship, warmth, are expressed the most around a table, along with some good wine and the desire to know each other better and to establish bonds. The beauty of the location, the courtesy and attention of the staff, the creativity and knowledge of the chef, sharing positive harmonious and benevolent sentiments, these are the ways Realis&Chateaux intends to contribute to making the world a better place, without forgetting the respect and equity due to all the collaborators and partners of our structures, mainly the local producers, which contribute in bringing forth a healthy and sustainable territorial development.
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Romantic Sorrento

ja6a0668_cbc648b6e3f2c1c9a3ed5d6f9b188b17The sweet climate, the colours of the Mediterranean, a welcoming, yet wild nature. A fable-like location for an unforgettable holiday for two.

The brilliant colours that glimmer in the morning sun, the sparkling reflections of the golden sea at sunset with its fiery red sky, the silhouette of the Sorrento coast lightened up by a thousand lights in the evening. Then the alleyways, the small roads, the piazzas with their tables, handmade ice-creams, and the typical slush made with the scented Sorrento lemons, the docks with the fishing boats loaded with their precious catch.
The smiles of the people, the popular songs which tell ancient stories that still make people’s hearts beat, and the benches in front of the terrace that face the whole Gulf of Naples with its many treasures to discover.
It’s not a postcard; it is Sorrento, the city of beauty, of culture, of love.
In such suggestive scenery, Bellevue Syrene represents a destination in itself.
Each one of the hotel’s suites has a soul and a personality that distinguishes them from all of the others. The imperial style of the Pompeian suite, the finesse of the De La Syrene suite, with its vault ceiling, embellished by its plaster low reliefs, the passionate and seducing atmosphere of La Roccia, with its hydro massage pool, carved in an ancient Roman cave.
But the most romantic one is certainly the Lord Astor suite; ample, luminous, and elegant, in which Bellevue’s ancient collection pieces fit perfectly with more modern designs. With a wonderful sea-facing 30 square-metre terrace with a Jacuzzi, it is the perfect gift to make our loved ones happy.