Stardust Modern Design staff pick! Gio Ponti’s White and Blue Masterpiece! The Parco dei Principi, designed in Sorrento by Ponti between 1960 and 1961, is one of the first examples of design hotels worldwide. Using exclusive lines, perfect plays of colours and meticulous attention to furnishings, Gio Ponti created the first “design hotel” of the Sixties. The surroundings of our 5 star hotel in Sorrento are every bit as magical, from the elegant gardens with their tall palms and age-old trees, flowers and plants, to the sea and the private beach. The extraordinary stunning views of the sea from the terraces of the rooms in the Parco dei Principi, which is practically suspended between sky and sea, make this an idyllic and fairytale resort. A long renovation, finalized in 2007, brought it back to its original beauty.