Botania Relais & Spa 

Enveloped in ancient olive trees and fragrant herbs

This charming small resort is set above a sheltered bay and has an irresistibly soothing atmosphere.

Nature has a starring role at Botania Relais & Spa, most notably in the profusion of holm oaks and native flowers that fill the three-acre grounds. In this serene small resort, you barely notice the buildings, with their white-washed and volcanic rock walls and flat roofs, so sensitively does their Mediterranean-influenced design sit within the landscape. No matter where you look, from the stone paths to the top of the tallest palms, everything seems in perfect harmony. And even with your eyes closed, there are scented sea breezes and gentle bird song to soothe your spirits.

Why we love Botania Relais & Spa

  • A wonderful base from which to explore the 'Green Island' of Ischia. The bay at San Montano is just 500 metres from the resort.

  • This adult-only resort is a natural escape and perfect for couples looking for a relaxing retreat and a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

  • Perched on a hill and overlooking the resort and sea there is an impressive amphitheatre where music concerts are held.

  • An impressive vegetarian and vegan restaurant with many ingredients grown on the resort and picked fresh daily.

5 stars
Apr - Oct
Naples: 2¾ hours
In the north-west corner of the island of Ischia
Approx. 1½ hours' transfer from Naples airport followed by a ferry to Ischia and a 30-minute road transfer to the hotel



  • Restaurants & bars
  • Board
  • Spas & wellness
  • Activities
  • Diving & Watersports
  • Sustainability
  • Good to Know

Many of the ingredients used in the two restaurants, one of which is vegetarian, are grown in the resort’s own organic plots. Outside the bars and ground-floor rooms are stone terraces fringed with huge terracotta pots of local greenery to perfume the air.

Il Corbezzolo Botania’s airy restaurant is where you can enjoy your morning coffee with pastries, home-made breads and jams, and the sound of birdsong. Return at the end of the day for light, refined cuisine that blends innovation and local cooking traditions.

Il Mirto Il Mirto has an exclusively vegetarian and vegan menu with a focus on creativity and on local and seasonal produce. Dine à la carte or take your tastebuds on a journey of discovery with the eight-course tasting menu.

La Grotta Set in a tufa cave, La Grotta has an impressive wine list, clean-cut contemporary furnishings and a thoroughly grown-up atmosphere.

Iris Bar Set in a pavilion by the pool,The Iris Bar's plant-dotted terrace is a scenic spot for a leisurely cocktail.

Nona Maria Nonna Marì serves simple dishes showcasing the history and traditions of local cuisine set on a hillside with a delightful terrace surrounded by forest and with stunning views.

Il Corbezzolo restaurant has a relaxed Mediterranean ambience, whether you’re here for breakfast under the pergola or an evening meal overlooking the pool. The focus is on the freshest of ingredients, many of them organic and grown on the property.

What's included

Breakfast at Il Corbezzolo Restaurant

Upgrade options

Half Board • Breakfast and dinner at Il Corbezzolo Restaurant

Our Openair spa in the belvedere grove offers an oasis of relaxation nestled in nature. With two mini pools with spring water, a gym, a sauna, and outdoor spaces with single and large loungers, guests can rejuvenate and enjoy a luxurious experience in the greenery. The mood-enhancing treatments in the spa – where thermal springs bubble up into a natural tufa cave – are based on plant essences and essential oils. There are five types of hydromassage and a Turkish bath. Ingredients used for treatments are natural, and free of alcohol and animal fats.

Yoga sessions are held amongst nature in the fragrant gardens. For a change of palette, the dazzling blue sea and shimmering gold beach at San Montano are a short walk or even shorter shuttle-hop away.

The pool is of a generous size and heated at a constant 28 degrees centigrade. Not far from the resort are the thermal springs of Negombo. To explore Ischia's coastline, boat and gulet rentals can be arranged.

All those at Botania Relais & Spa are committed to protecting the environment and contributing to the sustainable development of the area through the use of the best available technologies, locally-grown ingredients from local producers and saving of water and energy resources. The owners’ commitment is to safeguard the abundance and beauty of what nature offers, with the aim of passing on their values and traditions to present and future generations - the success of Botania Relais & Spa is not linked to profit alone, but also to the spreading of well-being among guests and in the community. Precisely for this reason, the owners have decided to rely on Green Globe, the main global partner for sustainability certification for the travel and tourism industry. Green Globe periodically verifies the economic, social and environmental sustainability system at the Botania Relais & Spa.

Guests over 10 years old are welcome at this resort.

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