Large information from the Oetker Collection: The corporate, CEO Timo Gruenert introduced Tuesday, plans to open its first Italian “Masterpiece Lodge” and 11th whole on the island of Capri. Lodge La Palma, Capri initially opened in 1822 because the island’s first lodge (previously often known as Locanda Pagano) and is present process a renovation earlier than it debuts in April 2022.
Right here’s what company can anticipate after being whisked to Capri by helicopter, yacht or boat from the Italian mainland: The lodge—whose design is being led by Rome-based Delogu Architects for the rooms and foyer and New York-based Tihany Design for the restaurant, pool, spa, and seashore membership—might be providing 30 fewer rooms than earlier (from 80 to 50). Among the many 50 bigger guestrooms might be 18 suites—every full with its personal non-public balcony or terrace. Gruenert mentioned that “classical and heritage points” of the lodge will stay within the new design, whereas all ceramics and textiles might be sourced regionally.
Guestroom at Lodge La Palma, Capri
Main the lodge’s culinary scene is chef Gennaro Esposito, who has run his personal two-Michelin Star restaurant, Torre del Saracino, for 23 years. Gennaro’s restaurant bar and terrace, in response to Gruenert, will serve “unpretentious Italian delicacies.” The lodge will even be house to Bianca, the brand new rooftop restaurant and bar, which might be open late, providing views of the ocean and Capri Village.
Additionally new to the lodge might be a pool and pool deck, full with a chic bar. A spa will provide three remedy rooms, together with one double remedy suite, a sauna, steam bathtub and ice bathe, leisure house and health heart. The lodge will even be house to a few boutiques.
Bianca rooftop restaurant
Lodge La Palma is positioned within the coronary heart of Capri, simply across the nook from the Piazza Umberto U (also called the “Piazzetta”) and solely a brief drive to the island’s southern coast. At Marina Piccola, the lodge will function a personal seashore membership (aptly named La Palma Seaside Membership), which will even serve meals by chef Esposito.