J.K. Place, Capri, Italy
BEST PLACE FOR MINGLING WITHTHE JET SETWHY IT'S GREAT
Capri is as seductive as ever (last summer it drew the likes of Mariah Carey
and Eddie Murphy
) and the newest hotel, J.K. Place opened to rave reviews last spring. The 22 spacious rooms boast antique and retro furnishings, and an overall air of exclusivity prevailsfelt mostly when you're lounging by the garden-framed pool absorbing the breathtaking views of the Marina Grande and Bay of Naples.
WHAT TO DO
Charter a boat to explore the Amalfi coast; take a day trip to the colorful village of Anacapri; eat under the lemon trees in the garden at Da Paolino and indulge in the best gelato at Buonocore.
BRING IT BACK
Gem-encrusted rings and bracelets from Capri's cult jeweler Chantecler
; leather sandals handmade by Vicenzo Faiella; hand-painted ceramics from Ravello
and a bottle of the island's limoncello.
BOOK ITjkcapri.comMelissa Biggs Bradley of indagare.com additional reporting by Elisabeth Durkin