Take Me Away • Parco dei Principi, Sorrento Italy

Parco-dei-Principi-Sorrento-Italy-via-DiCorcia-Interior-DesignAs much as I’m thoroughly enjoying this Summer here in the Northeast, lately I’ve had the itch to pack my bags and take off on an adventure. Our trip to New Orleans this past March was incredible, and if our weekends weren’t jam-packed between now and October, I’d try to persuade Billy to decamp for Parco dei Principi in Sorrento, Italy – not that I think he’d need much convincing, look at this place!

Parco-dei-Principi-Sorrento-Italy-via-DiCorcia-Interior-Design-NY-NJParco-dei-Principi-Sorrento-Italy-via-DiCorcia-Interior-Design-NY-NJParco-dei-Principi-Sorrento-Italy-via-DiCorcia-Interior-Design-NY-NJDesigned in 1961 by Gio Ponti – one of the most famed Italian architects and designers of the 20th century – Parco dei Principi was one of the first “designer” hotels in the world. I popped into the albergo during a jaunt through Italy a few years ago and fell in love at the lobby alone.


Parco-dei-Principi-Sorrento-Italy-via-DiCorcia-Interior-Design-NY-NJParco-dei-Principi-Sorrento-Italy-via-DiCorcia-Interior-Design-NY-NJPonti had a hand in every detail, including the 30 different combinations of the blue and white geometric patterned tiles found throughout the hotel.

Parco-dei-Principi-Sorrento-Italy-via-DiCorcia-Interior-Design-NY-NJThe views of Mt. Vesuvius and the Gulf of Naples are utterly breathtaking!

Parco-dei-Principi-Sorrento-Italy-via-DiCorcia-Interior-Design-NY-NJAnd can we discuss this terrace?! Amazing!!!

Parco-dei-Principi-Sorrento-Italy-via-DiCorcia-Interior-Design-NY-NJDo you have any destinations you’re dying to travel to? My list is probably a mile long!

6 thoughts on “Take Me Away • Parco dei Principi, Sorrento Italy

  1. this looks like the perfect spot!! i could use a good adventure right about now!!

    i think billy could be packed and ready in under 5 minutes!! hehe

  2. I want to go too!!! The bf and I are heading to New Orleans in October and have never been before, I would love to know if you have any recommendations of things to do/places to eat 🙂

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