Hotel Il Gattopardo Ischia

4 star hotel in Forio: the ideal position for your holiday by the sea in a hotel with pool, wellness centre and thermal spa in Ischia.

From this hotel with thermal spa in Ischia, boasting a privileged, panoramic position, it is possible to reach in a few minutes all the main beaches, the thermal park Poseidon Gardens as well as the town centre of Forio. The harbour closest to the hotel is the harbour of Forio (1,8 km distance).

How to reach the island

The Island of Ischia has 4 harbours:

● Harbour of Forio 1,8 km – The hotel offers a free shuttle service from the harbour of Forio to the hotel (and return) for all the guests who book on the official website!
● Harbour of Casamicciola 7,3 km
● Harbour of Ischia 11,2 km
● Tourism Harbour (no hydrofoils, no ferries) of Sant’Angelo 6 km

From Naples you can choose to board the ship from the following harbours:

● Molo Beverello (hydrofoils of the companies ALILAURO, SNAV and CAREMAR – ferries of the companies CAREMAR and MEDMAR)
● Mergellina (only ALILAURO hydrofoils)
● Pozzuoli (only CAREMAR and MEDMAR ferries)

If you travel by car you must take a ferry (hydrofoils are for passengers only). Please be aware that the Italian legislation does not allow access to the island to cars with a numberplate issued by the Region Campania not belonging to residents on the island of Ischia.

Upon request, the hotel can organize a transfer from Naples Capodichino Airport or Naples Central Railway Station (Stazione Centrale/Garibaldi) at a cost of 42,00 Euro per person (single way). The service includes also the price of the ferry ticket and must be booked at least 24 hours before the expected arrival time.

BY CAR – Exit Naples
Direction Molo Beverello: After the toll gate of Naples follow the indications for the “Zona Portuale/Area Porto” (harbour area) and then for Molo Beverello (Calata Porta di Massa).
Direction Pozzuoli: At the highway exit, after the toll gate of Naples, follow for approx. 12 km the “Tangenziale” (Ring road) towards Pozzuoli. After the “Tangenziale” take the first exit (“Via Campana”) in direction “Porto” (harbour).
From the harbours of Molo Beverello and Pozzuoli the ferries are directed either to the harbour of Casamicciola Terme (7,3 km from the hotel) or to the harbour of Ischia Porto (11,2 km from the hotel).

Naples Capodichino International Airport
It is possible to reach both the harbours by taxi or with the Alibus shuttle service (tickets to be purchased on board).

Train station “Stazione Centrale/Garibaldi” – at a distance of approx. 2km from Molo Beverello harbour - Taxi ca. 10 Euro
Train station Napoli Mergellina – at a distance of approx. 500 m from Mergellina harbour

How to explore Ischia

To the guests who are fond of sport, the hotel offers some bicycles at no cost and suggests the best nature trails where to discover the hidden beauties of the island. Enjoy the freedom of a holiday in IschiaWould you like to rent a motor scooter or a car to explore the island and enjoy complete freedom? The hotel concierge will be pleased to help you book your favourite means of transport and arrange for your scooter or car to be ready for you at the hotel on your arrival.

Main locations – distance from the hotel

Thermal Parks

● Thermal Park Poseidon Gardens 950 m
● Thermal Park Negombo 5 km
● Thermal Park Tropical 6 km
● Thermal Park Apollon Aphrodite 7 km
● Roman Thermal Baths of Cavascura 8 km
● Thermal Park Castiglione 10 Km
● Thermal Park Giardini Fonte di Nitrodi 11,5 km


● Cava dell’Isola 300 m
● Citara Beach 700 m
● Chiaia Beach 2 km
● Sorgeto Bay 5 km
● Maronti Beach 7,2 km


● Ravino Gardens 750 m
● La Mortella Gardens 4,2 km

Town Centres

● Centre of Forio 1,2 km
● Centre of S. Angelo 6 km
● Centre of Ischia 12 km


● Torrione Museum 1,3 km
● Museum of Villa Arbusto km 5
● Villa La Colombaia 6,5 km
● Aragonese Castle 13,5 km