Maratea , Basilicata, Italy - Apartment In Villa
Apartment with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in Maratea, Italy
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From £356 per week
Apartment to rent in Maratea, Italy
Apartment overview - owner's description
Top floor apartment of two levels, in a Villa right by the sea, with a unique view of the whole Golfo di Policastro
The apartment is located in a spectacular spot along the Maratea Cost. It is a top floor apartment that consists of two levels situated in a Villa with four apartments immerse into a splendid pinewood right by the sea, therefore its unique location gives you an uninterrupted view of the whole Golfo di Policastro.
On the level you find a spacious open planned dining and lounge room, the kitchen and a bathroom. From the lounge room you can access the terrace where you can enjoy your breakfast and meals overlooking the golfo. On the top level you will find a bathroom with a shower and two bedrooms, one master and the other with two single bed that can be made into a double if required. One more extra bed is available if you are a party of five people.
Maratea short Historical Background
Ancient city on the Gulf of Policastro, girdled around by mountains rising above the pleasant valley, echoing the voices of its outlying hamlets, Maratea is the only portion of Lucania on the Tyrrhenian Sea, where it stretches for about 32 km, astride the provinces of Cosenza and Salerno.
Although the birth of the town cannot be dated with absolute precision, there are some unmistakable indications. For example, its name and several other place-names (Calicastro, Racia, Profiti, Filacara, Santavenere) would justify situating it in or around the Greek period, as recent archeological discoveries appear to confirm. Whereas the name and origins certainly go back to the Greek colonization, the most ancient document on the city, a bull of Alfano I, Bishop of Salerno, dates from the year 1079.
In subsequent centuries Maratea would have followed the political fortunes of southern Italy, always, however, managing to obtain from successive dynasties of the Kingdom of Naples numerous privileges for its freedom-loving people.
The town of Maratea consists of two distinct parts. A small fishing village and harbour nestle below a collection of colourful houses, restaurants and bars. Overlooking all this is Belvedere point on which stands a huge marble statue of Christ. The old town makes up the second area, perched on the hillside, with narrow streets, charming squares and a mix of shops to suit all tastes.
Nearby....not only sea nature and charme but....
The Certosa (Charterhouse) at Padula is worth a visit. A stunning monastery in a fantastic setting. (1h driving)
Greek acropolis in Velia (Ascea now), Rose Door there.... (1h 20min driving or 45 min by train)
Paestum has the best preserved Greek temples in Italy. (1h 30min driving or by train)
Naples and the sights of the Amalfi coast – Sorrento, Ischia, Capri, Amalfi, Herculaneum, Pompeii, Vesuvius. (from 2h to 3h driving or by train)
The largest show cave in Europe can be found at Pertosa – take the POLLA turn off on A3. (1h 20min driving)
This apartment has 3 verified reviews.
3 out of 3 people recommend staying here
The villa is set in beautiful grounds and is very secure. Inside the accommodaion is well equiped and excellent for dinning indoors or out on the balcolny. The views from the balcony are magnificent, probably the best position on the entire coast. Local facilities are within a short drive and very convinient. You are well looked after during your stay by Mikele the gardner/housekeeper, just beware of his home made chilli mix! Beautiful but mighty hot!
La Villa è deliziosa, il giardino stupendo e la vista indimenticabile, in breve una vacanza splendida che raccomando certamente a tutti :-)
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Outside this apartment in Maratea, ItalyThis apartment is in a village and in a quiet area near the beach. It has a balcony, outside lighting, a sea view and a shared garden. Car hire is necessary as the renter will need a car to get about for shopping, eating out and the beach; however parking is available if required.
Prices and availability
Updated 24 February 2016
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Final Apartment Cleaning
£59.68 per booking, paid with booking
linen and towels fee per person per week
£12.79 per person per week, paid with booking
2 bedrooms, Sleeps 5:
- 1 double bed
- 2 single beds
There is also 1 single sofa bed in Living room
2 bathrooms, 2 Separate WC's
TV Languages in Local
Living area seats 8, Dining area seats 8, Central heating, Washing machine, Car hire essential
Cutlery, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Oven, Pots / pans
Balcony or terrace, Outside lighting, Parking, Sea view, Shared garden
Children, Infants, Smoking
There is the availability to rent up to 2 more within villaeco if the number of persons exceeded 5. That makes it a good opportunity for families that would like to spend together their vacations. Check out the tailored offer (weighted for the number of persons) we have designed for you in extras at the bottom of the site.
Private Owner From Rome, Italy Member since Sep 2005
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