Directly managed by the owners with great care the villa is positioned on a panoramic hillside facing the sea, just 600 meters from "Santa Maria Le Piane" long sandy beach, and commands a spectacular Mediterranean vista - views stretching down to the farthest mountains of the Calabria region (the mountain range that soars above Diamante and Paola) on one side and as far as the Punta (Cape) of the Infreschi and the wild coastal tract bearing the same name between Scario and Marina di Camerota on the other side. Two thirds of the estate is covered with lush woodland thick with cork oak, a plant typical of the environmental niche stretching along the coastline of the Bay of Policastro between S. Marina and Sapri. Surrounded by a big enclosed garden, it is the perfect accommodation for families with children.
The villa is extremely spacious and well equipped with numerous terraces on which to relax with a glass of wine and soak in the views before dining together on the wonderful covered taverna area with its pizza oven and barbecue. A little piece of paradise for families and friends wishing to escape their busy city lives and experiencing the authentic Italian dolce vita and a truly memorable villa holiday at the beach.
The "marina" of Villammare is less than 1 mile therefore you could go walking but a car is recommended because the last part of the road to the villa is steep (that's the reason why the villa has such a nice views!). Villammare is lively at summer and there are bars, chalets, and shops. It is not a place spoiled by massive tourism and you will find a friendly atmosphere all around and an authentic glimpse of Italy. Restaurants in the surrounding as well as "trattorie" and "pizzerie" serve very good food.
Room 1 Room, Ground level, direct access to the terrace, view of the sea. This bedroom has 1 double bed. Bathroom outside the room, private, with shower. WC in the bathroom.
Room 2 Room, Ground level. The bedroom has 2 Beds including 1 single bed, 1 mattress on the floor. Bathroom outside the room, private, with shower. WC in the bathroom.
Room 3 Room, 1st floor, direct access to the terrace, view of the sea. This bedroom has 1 double bed. Bathroom outside the room, shared, with shower. WC in the bathroom.
Room 4 Room, 2nd floor, view of the garden, view of the sea, view of the mountains. This bedroom has 1 double bed. Bathroom outside the room, private, with shower. WC in the bathroom.
Room 5 Room, Ground level, view of the garden. This bedroom has 1 double bed. Bathroom outside the room, shared, with shower. WC in the bathroom.
Room 6 - Annexe : Room, Garden level, direct access to the garden. This bedroom has 1 double bed. Bathroom ensuite, private, with shower. WC in the bathroom. This bedroom includes also living area.
Large living/dining room (TV, DVD, CD), open fireplace, dining table for 10, library/study area, French doors to covered terrace with comfortable seating, sea view.
Well equipped kitchen, French doors to terrace and steps down to ‘taverna’ style covered outdoor dining area with summer kitchen an dining table for 14.
This floor is not air conditioned because it is naturally cooler than the other floors due to the big oak tree at the south front of the villa and because of the big porch made of stone.
External stairs to first floor
Large roof terrace with outdoor dining table and sunbathing area, sea view.
Entrance door to open plan living/dining/kitchen area (TV), air-conditioning, dining table for 4, French doors to another large terrace with outdoor dining table, sea view. Further small rear terrace with mountain view.
External stairs from roof terrace to second floor
Entrance door to open plan living/dining/kitchen area (TV), air-conditioning, dining table for 4, French doors to balcony with sea view.
Large, enclosed, terraced grounds. 12m x 6m pool (depth 1.40m -2.40m). Covered terrace on ground floor level with comfortable seating. Lower terrace with vine covered pergola, large medierranean oak tree providing extra shade and Taverna style covered outdoor dining terrace seating 14 with summer kitchen, built-in charcoal barbecue. 2 further outdoor dining areas on first floor level. Parking for 6 cars.
Cilento, an ancient cultural land in the southernmost area of Campania, has been included by UNESCO in the World Heritage List. In almost one hundred kilometers of coast, there are cliffs overlooking the sea, golden beaches, wild and unspoilt landscapes, and large bays with fully equipped beach clubs. Cilento can boast some of the most beautiful seaside spots of Campania such as Palinuro, Scario, Ascea, Ogliastro, Paestum, Villammare and Camerota, all part of the National Park.
Cilento is universally renowed as the "Land of the Myth" because in the past it hosted important settlements of the Romans, Lucans and Greek. Today inside this limitless territory there are two imperious statements of antiquity: the archeological areas of Paestum and Velia, splendours from the classical period.
Villammare is an ancient fishing village at the foot of the extensive Cilento National Park which takes in one of the most attractive strip of the Tyrrhenian coast swathed by the vivid colours of the Mediterranean flora.
Long sandy beaches, a colourful seafront fringed with palms and eucalyptus trees, small restaurants, cosy venues and cottages make of Villammare the perfect seaside resort for travellers from all over the world, in search of friendly and charming spots off the beaten track.
Breathtaking views from the hills covered with centuries-old cork oaks, trekking the mountains and cruising along the Cilento coast, mouth-watering regional cuisine and the special friendliness of the locals captivate visitors all year round.
Daily tours to Napoli, Pompei, Herculaneum, Matera. During summer months guests can reach the Amalfi Coast, Ravello, Positano, Sorrento and the island of Capri even by hydrofoil from Salerno or Sapri harbour – a day tour is the perfect way to enjoy the Amalfi coast without staying in the tourist hustle and bustle!
Actually the prices listed are for the main villa only which has five bedrooms accommodating 12 people (8 adults + 4 children). In addition to the main villa, you can book the annexe suite, with sleeping capacity for up to another four guests and has one bedroom (2 extra single beds are available in the living area). The annexe is available on request at extra cost (1000e).
Entertainment, well-being & sports
Internet access (wifi)
Outdoor private swimming pool
Kitchen & Appliances
Fully equipped kitchen
For your comfort and convenience
Outdoor dining table
Pool lounge chairs
Lounge area on the terrace
What is Included
Included in rates
Maid service 6 times a week
Housekeeping 4 hours per day
Electricity, water, gas
Bed and household linens
Not included in rates
Wood provided for the fireplace : starting from 200.00 EUR Per Week
Tourism development tax : starting from 1.00 EUR Per guest/night
Pool towels : starting from 10.00 EUR Per Person
Extra hours of housekeeping
Cost of food
Chef : starting from 200.00 EUR Per Meal
Central heating : starting from 300.00 EUR Per Week
- Children must be supervised by an adult at all times when using hot tub, pool, sauna or hammam - Children welcome - It is not allowed to organise events in the property without prior approval by Villanovo - No safety fence around the pool - Pool has no swimming guard - Smoking is not allowed inside the house - The house must be returned in the same condition of check in. Otherwise fees can be charged to the customer. - Language spoken by staff : English - Italian - Check in : 16:00 h - Check out : 10:00 h - Amount of security deposit : 1 000.00 EUR - Security deposit must be paid in the form of : In cash at the time of check-in
- Guarantee deposit charged by Villanovo upon reservation : 40 % - 2nd payment 65 Days to arrival day : 60 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo. - Advance payments can be made with the following payment method : Visa - Mastercard - Carte Bleue - Bank transfer. - On site payment can be made with the following payment method : Cash. - The reservation price does not include optional incidentals or on-request items which will be added to your final bill.
Cancellation policy and cancellation fees
- Any booking modification or cancellation must be sent to us by email - Cancellation policy is applied according to villa local time - For all cancellations, the initial guarantee deposit is non-refundable. - Cancellation occurs less than 65 Days to arrival day : 100 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo. - No show 100 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo - Booking Cancellation fee : 100 € - Changes to confirmed arrangements fee : 100 €
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Villa MediterraneaRecommended by 100% of our customers (3 reviews)
This was an incredible place to vacation for my family. If you want to escape to the real Italy, away from the tourists but experience the best of the Italian coast - this is a gem! The pictures do no justice to this place. The villa is full of all the luxuries we needed. The bedrooms were all very large with good design and great amenities. The bathrooms were well stocked and extremely clean - as was the whole houses immaculate. The kitchen was great and a fun place to prepare food. The outdoor kitchen was also a real treasure at night for long dinners with our large group. There are many eating areas and balconies with well appointed seating for morning coffees, afternoon reading and evening cocktails. Lots of space to get some quiet time. Our family enjoyed so much time at the pool. It’s huge and has great steps leading into if you have little ones. There was a box full of pool toys too which was brilliant for our group. There was also a great slide and swing set in the garden - it is an endless activity center for a family. The villa is surrounded with lots of delicious fruit trees and everyday we picked lemons, plums, peaches as we played in the garden. It was magic. Perhaps the best part of the trip was our host Marzio and his team. He was incredible helping us plan activities before and during our stay (definitely recommend the boat trip and booking dinner at his local favorites). He shared with us his family wine - which tasted even better with the stories he shared about his family. Maria the housekeeper keeps the home immaculate and always there to help with anything we needed. They really made us feel welcome and shared the best of Italian hospitality. We will be back to stay again - it was heaven.
Dorothy K.27/07/2019 - 10/08/2019
The villa is wonderful. A fantastic location with sea views and private surrounds. Marzio our host made sure all our needs were fully met. Gardens pretty with apricot orchards set against blue sea vistas. The pool was hard to clamber out of. Perfect temperature (June) Equally the nearby sea was so clean and clear and delicious to swim in. Heavenly. Diversity of activities in this area. Cilento national park has stunning mountain scenery tumbling down to the sea. Hiking to waterfalls. Boat trips. One of the best family holidays we have ever had.
Shelly S.22/06/2019 - 29/06/2019
We spent a week at the villa in August 2018 for a family reunion and holiday. We were 5 adults and 5 children (aged 6 to 15). We had an amazing week - one that we will remember forever!
The Villa is a gorgeous 3 floor structure and we rented the entire villa. On the first floor (or ground) are 3 bedrooms (one facing the sea, and the other two facing inwards), a large living and dining space, 2 full bathrooms and a nice spacious kitchen. There are two doors that open up to a covered patio that looks over some lovely flowers and out down over the sea. There is also an outdoor dining area and then at a lower level a complete outdoor kitchen. The 2nd floor has a contained 1 bedroom unit with its own living room (with a sofa bed), kitchen, dining area and a bathroom - and the 3rd floor is also another independent bedroom unit (smaller than 2nd floor) but also with a small outdoor patio.
The villa is luxurious and comes with a housekeeper who shows up every day from 9am to 1pm (except Thursdays). This is a huge help as it kept the villa clean and many chores done allowing us to spend more time with our families. From my earliest interactions with Marzio (the owner) I felt just incredibly comfortable in speaking to him. He is a genuinely caring person who goes out of his ways to ensure that his guests have an amazing time and he is always accessible (we had him on whatsapp). He went above and beyond to make the house comfortable and accessible for each of our family members.
The villa has the most stunning views from all floors looking out towards the hills further south and out into the beautiful sea. The pool is incredibly well kept and we spent at least 3 days lounging by the pool. There is plenty to do (boat excursions, beaches, driving to nearby villages or further out to Pompeii or Naples) or not do and just chill at Villamare. It is a little out of the way - but we loved that as it allowed us to experience a part of Italy that most foreign tourists never get to. The people of Villamare and surrounding villages are incredibly friendly even though they may not speak much English. The food and wine is amazing. -Marzio connected us to a chef who came and cooked many delicious 3 course meals for us.
Upon our return I asked one of our 9 year old twins what was his favorite part of his stay at the villa, and he responded "Everything!". Yes, we all agree. Thanks Marzio for an unforgettable family reunion.
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