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Villa Dolce Vita Praiano - Amalfi Coast

Beach villa with 8 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms and private pool in Praiano, Italy

From £11,415 per week

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Villa to rent in Praiano, Italy

  • Villa
  • Sleeps 16
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Private pool
  • WiFi
  • Near beach
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / terrace
  • Private garden

Villa overview - owner's description


Villa Dolce Vita is a spacious, luxury villa which lays in the heart of the quiet village of Praiano, between Amalfi and Positano. The central location of Villa Dolce Vita means that exploring is an easy exercise, Positano, Ravello, Amalfi and Sorrento are all within reach.
This imposing villa, with its stunning views, several living spaces in doors and out, luxuriant garden and great location, is perfect for a large group of families or friends.

The property boasts a beautiful seawater swimming pool and large terraces on various levels with sweeping views of the sea and the Amalfi coast up to the Isola dei Galli and Capri´s Faraglioni rocks.

The terraces are linked by steps and offer several large outdoor spaces with built-in stone benches and garden furniture, perfect for gatherings or finding a little peace and quiet.

The villa is on three floors and an independent tower on the roof terrace. The first floor, between the main floor and the tower, includes accommodation which is not available for guests´ use. The floor available for guest’s use is the main floor and the ground floor which are reached by an exterior staircase situated near the property’s entrance gate.

The villa welcomes guests in a large, panoramic terrace at the side of the house, with an outdoor living area overlooking the Amalfi Coast and the sea.
This terrace leads into the day area comprised of large portico, dining room, reading room, elegantly furnished sitting room and a large fully equipped kitchen.

Down an internal flight of stairs (twenty stairs), is the sleeping area with the six bedrooms, each with private bathroom and doors opening onto a terrace with both covered and uncovered areas.
Finally, from the sleeping area, down another exterior flight of approximately 20 steps, is the large private swimming pool.

The independent tower is accessed by another exterior staircase situated near the property’s entrance gate and offers two bedrooms sharing a bathroom with shower.

The total area of the villa, spread out over three levels, is 550 square meters indoor and 1200 square meters of outdoor area consisting of terraces and gardens with wide panoramic views of the Amalfi Coast and the sea.

The large terrace at the entrance is furnished with a built-in stone bench, armchairs around a low glass topped coffee table, oven and barbecue, all surrounded by pots of palm trees, lemon trees and flowers.

This terrace leads to the portico which serves as the main entrance and has fantastic views over the sea towards Positano and Capri on the right. The portico is furnished with dining table and comfortable seating areas.

From the portico one enters the day area comprised of large dining room, reading room, sitting room and Kitchen.
Every room on this floor is about 4.30 meters high, with domed ceilings, terracotta floors, whitewashed walls and direct access to the portico.
The dining room has a large glass-topped table and fragments of original Roman columns and marble bas-relief. The dining room leads to the large fully equipped kitchen. A French glass door leads from the kitchen onto the area with pizza oven and BBQ. Adjacent to the kitchen is also the laundry and a guests bathroom.
The vast sitting room and reading room are elegantly furnished with antique light fixtures, precious artwork, silver pieces, porcelain dishware, working fireplace, antique wooden furniture, inviting white sofas and armchairs, a grand piano and TV with satellite and DVD reader.

The stone staircase in the living room leads down to the bedrooms with a corridor having doors into the six well-appointed double bedrooms each with en suite bathroom with shower and with direct access to the garden furnished with sun-chairs and umbrellas, coffee tables and a rocking chair.

Three of the bedrooms can be made up as twin bedrooms on request, one of them can interconnect to the bedroom next door, if required.

From the sleeping area, down another external flight of approximately 20 steps, is the large private sea water swimming pool.
The swimming pool is surrounded by a sun-drenched area furnished with tables and chairs, from the swimming pool you will enjoy splendid views of the sea.

Swimming pool: Open from May to September, the pool is situated on the lower terrace with negative edge on the side facing the sea. It measures 17 x 5,9 meters with an average depth of 2,60 meters.
The pool area is furnished with comfortable chaise lounge chairs, sun umbrellas, tables, a small bathroom with outdoor shower and a changing hut.

Further accommodation for four people is provided in the independent tower which is accessed by an external staircase (about twenty four steps), situated near the property’s main entrance gate. This accommodation is more simply furnished than the main house and offers a twin bedroom and a double bedroom sharing a small bathroom with shower. The larger bedroom opens to a private balcony with splendid sea views.
The large terrace which is situated at the entrance of the tower is furnished with a dining table seating four people and an umbrella.

Access: The Villa is accessed from the road that links all of the Amalfi Coast going down about 65 steps. From the property’s main entrance gate, an external flight of stairs (about 24 stairs) lead to the large terrace with portico leading to the day area.

Facilities: Outdoor shower, Satellite TV, DVD, CD reader, American coffee maker, kettle, toaster, five-burner cooker with electric oven, microwave, dishwasher and dryer, air conditioning throughout, oven and barbecue, washing machine, iron and ironing board, two hair dryers, Wi-Fi internet access.

Please note:
This property is available for a minimum stay of seven nights.
Short Breaks - min. 3 nights available - tariffs on request

Service - Beach: 2,5 Km. (La Praia) 650 m. (La Gavitella only walk distance) - Restaurant, Bar, Bus Stop & Food shop: 100 m. - Motorway: 30 Km.
Cites - Amalfi: 10 Km. - Ravello: 17 Km. - Positano: 9 Km. - Sorrento: 23 Km. - Salerno: 35 Km. - Napoli: 64 Km. - Roma: 278 Km.
Attractions - Pompei Excavations: 41 Km. - Paestum Excavations: 80 Km. - Vesuvius Crater: 64 Km. - Capri Island: daily connections from Amalfi tourist port at 10 Km.
Airports - Naples Capodichino: 67 Km. - Roma Leonardo da Vinci: 295 Km. - Roma Ciampino: 269 Km. - Bari: 267 Km.
Railway Stations - Salerno: 36 Km. - Sorrento: 22 Km.

Check-in procedure
Check-in time is between 3,00 and 8,00 p.m., from Monday to Saturday. You will be met and taken to the booked accommodation, asked for a photo copy of your Id or passport, any extras and the Breakage deposit (in cash only in any currencies) € 1.500,00 – this is refunded on your departure day, less any breakages.

We strongly recommend contacting our land agents the day before or early morning of your arrival day, to let them know how you intend getting to the resort and approximate arrival time, they will in this occasion be able to advise of any local fiestas, roads closed etc...

Check-out time is between 07:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., from Monday to Saturday.

Arrival and departure times can be arranged outside these times or Sunday, for this service a supplement of € 55,00 is applied.

Local Supplements
Services upon request by prior arrangement (Supplied and payable locally):
Food delivery - € 30,00.
Cook service - min. € 250,00 - max. € 350,00 for a chef and waiter.
Extra cleaning - € 20,00 per hour.
Extra linen - € 30,00 per room.
Baby sitting - € 15,00 per hour.
Porter service - € 5,00 per each piece.
Personal laundry service - € 20,00 per each load.
Parking space in a private parking lot, situated at 5 minutes walk from the property - € 18,00 per day per each car.

Services included: Electricity, water, gas, final cleaning, midweek linen change, air conditioning.

Villa Dolce Vita is attended to by a staff of two providing 4 hours a day cleaning and maintenance services. One lady of staff members reside in separate accommodations on site. Complimentary continental breakfast is included in the price.

When staying at La Dolce Vita you will be centrally located, but at the same time away from the tourist hustle and bustle.

Praiano is the last remaining mariner`s village of the coast, at just 7 km from Amalfi and Positano, the hotel is also just a few steps away from the crystal-clear sea. During your stay you can take advantage of the hotel’s facilities, including: a solarium with bar service, pedal boats, wooden rowing boats (all used to reveal hidden beaches, paradise corners and unexpected grottoes), a scuba diving centre with modern equipments to discover the precious depth of the sea and daily departures to Positano, Amalfi, Capri and for all the other localities of the Amalfi Coast and Neapolitan Riviera. You must indeed take a tour of the coast from the sea.
If you are fond of archaeology, Pompeii, Herculaneum and Paestum are easily within reach, and, of course, Naples and Salerno as well.

How to get there
There are several ways to get to Amalfi from Naples Capodichino Airport or Naples / Salerno Train station either by renting a car or by public transport. It is also possible to arrange private transfer directly to the your property.

Ask us for quotation.

Once at the property you can get around fine without the car as parking in the towns is hard to come by and expensive. Public Buses operate year-around connecting Ravello to Amalfi, where are buses to all the Amalfi Coast villages and Sorrento area. Ferries (from May to October) operate a service between Amalfi - Positano - Sorrento - Capri Island - Naples and Salerno.


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This villa is:

700m from the nearest beach 100m from the nearest bar 100m from the nearest restaurant 100m from the nearest supermarket 68.7km from Aeroporto Internazionale di Napoli airport 22km from Sorrento Train station 10km from Amalfi Port 267km from Bari Airport 269km from Roma Ciampino Airport 295km from Rama Leonardo da Vinci Airport 30km from Motorway 100m from Bus stop
Outside this villa in Praiano, Italy
This villa is in the countryside and near a lively area and the beach. It has a pool, a balcony, a barbecue, outside lighting and a garden. Car hire is not necessary as the villa is less than a 15 minute walk to a large selection of shops, bars, restaurants; however parking is not available.

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 28 October 2017 - 30 March 2018: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 31 March - 26 October 2018: changeover day is Saturday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 27 October 2018 - 4 January 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.



  • City tax: Mandatory, is € 2,00 per person, per day, payable locally in cash.

    Per person, per day, paid locally

  • Breakage deposit: Mandatory, € 1.500,00 (locally in cash only) this is refunded on your departure day, less any breakage.

    Per booking, paid locally


  • Cot and Highchair: On request, € 55,00 at weekly supplement, payable locally in cash.

    Per week, paid locally

  • Late arrival: On request, € 55,00 (after 20,00) or early departure (before 7,00) and Sundays, can be arranged, payable locally in cash.

    Per booking, paid locally



8 bedrooms, Sleeps 16:

  • 1 double bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 1 double bed


7 bathrooms

Swimming pool

Private pool, Size 17m x 6m


CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi, TV


Living area seats 16, Dining area seats 16, Air conditioning, Central heating, Open fire, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire optional


Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster


Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Private garden, Sea view

Suitable for

Children, Infants

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