Regina Isabella was built in the 1950’s by Angelo Rizzoli. The island’s beauty and thermal baths captivated the illustrious publisher and film director. In 1956 he decided to enlarge historic Regina Isabella’s thermal baths and build a resort over the ancient Greek – Roman ruins. After just a few years, Ischia and “Regina Isabella” became the center of attraction for cosmopolitan worldliness. Regina Isabella rewards its guests enchanting moments in a strikingly rich architectural setting. The island’s history dates back over 2700 years, and combined with its mild climate, the naturalistic environment and Lacco Ameno’s hospitality make it the ideal destination. The Regina Isabella’s Mediterranean savoir vivre, is devoted to elegance and beauty, and characterizes the atmosphere of every lounge and terrace. Guests of the hotel experience typical Neapolitan culture with its colors, warmth and vitality through personalized service and special care for detail. 1950’s style furnishings combine with paintings by contemporary artists and elements of modern design. The hotel’s architecture and interior decorating clearly shows evidence of a culture founded on appreciation of beauty and good taste. The bright and lofty Mediterranean-style interiors are decorated with hand-painted Neapolitan-tiled floors, derived from the old tradition of the school of Capodimonte, hand hand-painted tiles, antique pieces in the typical style of Patrician Neapolitan villas decorated with Murano chandeliers, paintings and tapestries of the finest craftsmanship. Regina Isabella has 128 rooms, including 27 luxury accommodations. All rooms offer the highest levels of comfort, following its centennial tradition of hospitality. Regina Isabella also offers its guests the possibility to choose between three restaurants, managed by Michelin-star Executive Chef Pasquale Palamaro, in which to dine with magnificent sea views and numerous delicious traditional Mediterranean dishes accompanied by the finest wines.