Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Villa Alberto is a privately owned, lovingly kept villa which is arranged as 5 independent apartments, set on two floors. The villa is just 15 minutes walk, or 2 minutes drive from the historic, enchantingly breathtaking village of Castellabate and is only 5 minutes drive to the local beaches at Santa Maria.
Apartment Basilico has private parking and wonderful elevated views overlooking the sea, the bay of Santa Maria, surrounding countryside and the island of Capri. Villa Alberto nestles in it's own grounds and is surrounded by flowers, plants, orange, lemon, almond, cherry, walnut, apricot, plum trees and a small seasonal vegetable garden and orchard.
Apartment Basilico has been thoughtfully & tastefully furnished. Rooms are light and airy, and open out on to their own private, spacious 180 degree terraces which surround the villa for a complete all round view of the bay and countryside.
We feel Villa Alberto is a wonderful location for special occasions, independent travellers and families seeking quality accommodation in a tranquil, relaxing setting within easy reach of beaches, villages and local attractions.
Apartment Basilico occupies the downstairs left hand wing of Villa Alberto, Basilico is completely self contained, has private parking and has wonderful elevated views overlooking the sea, the bay of Santa Maria, surrounding countryside and the island of Capri.
Basilico has 2 bedrooms, plus a full size single bed in the central hallway.
In the combined lounge, kitchen, dining room there is a full size French style day bed settee, which can be made up as a 6th bed. There is also a large dining table and chairs.
The bathroom has a walk in shower and bidet.
All rooms are light and airy, having double shutter windows opening out on to a huge private 180 degree, 150 square metre patio.?
Facilities include a modern newly fitted kitchen, fridge, freezer, oven, hob, iron, ironing board, HD flat screen TV and dvd player.
There is ample outside furniture for dining, a restaurant size umbrella and plenty of sun chairs for relaxing. ?
Each apartment has one allocated private parking space, Free WI-FI, plus a communal BBQ and washing machine.
Herbs, fruit and vegetables grown in the private garden are available for you to pick in season.
We also offer the option of hiring a state of the art combined portable air-conditioning / air-purifying / dehumidifying unit for 100 euro per week. (we kindly ask you to reserve these items at the time of booking).
In 2009 the village of Castellabate was chosen for the re-make of the classic film 'Benvenuti al Sud', which won the hearts of many Italians and cinema fans on its release in late 2010.
Castellabate is listed as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy.
The adjoining coastal village of Santa Maria is only 5 minutes by car (2.5 km) and is accessible by foot in half an hour, for those who prefer walking or within 10 minutes by local bus - the bus stop is 10 minutes walk from the villa.
At Santa Maria there are fine golden sandy beaches and shallow waters, which have once again been awarded the blue flag for clear sea and clean beaches.
Villa Alberto is only a short distance just a minute by car or 15 minutes walk, first part up hill, from the centre of the charming, medieval, historical hill top village of Castellabate, which overlooks the beach resorts of Santa Maria and San Marco.
Uk mobile (0044) 07801 061199.
UK Landline (0044) 0208 883 7468.
Italian Mobile (0039) 334 7701397.
Italian Landline (0039) 0974 967 520.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Santa Maria 2.5 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Naples 120 km, Nearest railway: Agropoli 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 1|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
There is ample outside furniture for dining, a restaurant size umbrella and plenty of sun chairs for relaxing. Each apartment has one allocated private parking space.
If paying in Euro, please contact us as we may be able to offer a better exchange rate.
The Campania region
USING THE VILLA AS A BASE FOR VISITING OTHER AREAS
Villa Alberto can be used as a base for visiting other areas. You could take a boat trip and see the blue grottos or the famous island of Capri (boats leave from San Marco which is only 10 mins drive from Castellabate, and go direct to Capri in season), visit the natural beauty of Punta Licosa and the island, explore the Cilento National Park, see one of the local Buffalo Mozzarella Farms and taste the world famous cheese, see the magnificent lost city of Paestum, the Royal palace at Caserta, the Phoenician ruins at Velia, see Herculaneum and Pompei, go kayaking in Felitto, visit the famous Amalfi coast (by car or boat directly from San Marco), the gulf of Salerno, Naples or Rome or just enjoy the beaches or relax outside and take in the views from the villa.
The Times Newspaper wrote :
The famous Amalfi coast near Naples has house prices as dizzying as the views - so it pays to head south to Cilento.
Drive south for an hour or so, however, and it is a different story.
The Cilento, in southern Campania, mixes hilly countryside with
dense woodland, and a sometimes rugged coastline with white
sandy beaches and sparkling, clean water. Much of the area is a
designated national park, with Unesco World Heritage status.
From hill towns such as Castellabate, you can trace the
coastline to Salerno, 40 miles to the north, and back out along
the Amalfi peninsula – and watch the sun set over Capri.
In 2009 the village of Castellabate was chosen for the re-make of the classic film 'Benvenuti al Sud', which won the hearts of many Italian cinema fans on its release in late 2010.
Castellabate is listed as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy.
CASTELLABATE VILLAGE and the surrounding National Park.
Castellabate Village and the surrounding National Park: the charming, living, working village of Castellabate is a traditional Italian medieval hill top village, just over an hour further south from the famous Amalfi coast.
Castellabate is a maze of ancient streets, alleyways, and local restaurants serving traditional food. There are various mini markets, a chemist, doctors, cash point, WI-FI points in the village, butchers, bars, hairdressers, beautician, ice-cream shops, pizza places and a newly opened public swimming just outside the village which has been sponsored by a local Italian Olympic swimmer. Castellabate and has spectacular views over the bay of Santa Maria and San Marco, the surrounding countryside, the Island of Capri and distant views of the Amalfi Coastline. Castellabate and the Cilento National Park have been recognised by UNESCO as world heritage sites since 1998.
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30 Aug 2013
We had stayed in Villa Alberto (appt. Basilico) as three adults and two babies during one week in July 2013. Apartment condition is high and comfortable. There is a really big patio surrounded all apa… More
25 Aug 2013
"Beautiful villa and wonderful location"
We stayed at Villa Alberto for 10 days this August and we can only highly recommend it.The property was tastefully decorated, had a stunning terrace/patio with a divine view of Santa Maria coast. The … More
20 Jul 2012
"Great week in appartment Basilico"
Very nice appartment, good beds Clean. Spacious terrace full of flowers and beautiful views. Close to the village of Castellabate, on walking distance. For the 2 Castellabates at the sea you need to g… More
6 Oct 2011
"Fabulous Week in Campania"
Our recent stay in Apt Basilico was a very positive experience. There were 4 of us traveling together and being new to the region we really appreciated Amanda and David's guidance. The apartmen… More
10 Aug 2011
"beautiful setting with very helpful owners"
We stayed at Villa Alberto for a week this August and highly recommend it.The breathtaking views of the Mediterranean and the surrounding hills from the beautiful terrace will stay with us for a long … More
21 May 2011
My Father, my Husband and I stayed in the Villa Alberto in September 2010 ... my Dad had been to Castellabate before, but it was the first time for us and although we had seen pics we hadn't real… More
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