Grand Hotel Parker’s is the perfect foil for the raw energy of Naples. A five-star stalwart of hospitality since 1870, this hotel has all the hallmarks of luxury living: from panoramic views of the bay of Naples, to rich furnishings and impeccable service, Grand Hotel Parker’s is the ultimate retreat. Imagine a grand Napolitan residence throughout the ages, and you’re not far from the Parker’s. Every floor has been designed to suit different periods (Charles X, Louis XIV, Empire) – and with no expense spared, each rendered beautifully with exclusive fabrics, crystal chandeliers and Italian marble in every bathroom. As gorgeous as the suites are, you’ll want to spend more time up on the hotel’s roof garden with its breathtaking views. George’s Restaurant and Bidder’s Bar look over Capri, and there’s even a Cigar Corner for enjoying a smoke and a digestif. It’s so peaceful on the roof terrace, you’ll be forgiven for forgetting you’re in the centre of the city. In need of further relaxation? Head down to Lite Life, the hotel’s in-house spa dedicated to state of the art wellness treatments. It also offers a hydrotherapeutic Jacuzzi pool, a large Turkish bath, a Finnish sauna and an ‘emotional shower’ (tears of joy only please). The air-conditioned gym is furnished with the latest Technogym equipment with a personal trainer on hand at all times for advice and moral support so you can indulge in classic Napolitan pizza and gelato without the guilt.