ARGENTARIO OVERLOOKING THE SEA
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
We are pleased to present this very beautiful villa located on the most extreme point of the Argentario coast, perched on top of a rocky cliff that drops straight down into the sea and offers a breathtaking view. The position of this beach villa makes it unique for its exposure to the sun, its large terraces and private solarium, as well as a shady walk down through the pine trees and flowering shrubs to a lookout above Cala Piccola and the cliffs of Capo d' Uomo where you can enjoy the most spectacular sweeping view over the sea.
A beautiful setting for this Villa perched on top of a rocky cliff that drops straight down into the sea and offers breathtaking views.
Its terraces, all facing the sun, are ideal for spending pleasant days in the open air or just relaxing in the evening, dining and drinking good wine under a starlit sky reflected on the shimmering sea.
The large terrace available for guests has deck chairs and sunbathing beds, as well as tables and chairs and a practical electric outdoor barbecue. You can enjoy breakfast on the terrace and dinner in the evening under a starlit sky reflected on the shimmering sea.
The Giglio and Giannutri islands are also visible in the distance, and on clear spring and autumn evenings you can also glimpse the mysterious Island of Montecristo, and the mountains on Corsica where Napoleon Bonaparte was born in 1769.
The villa is fully equipped and fitted out with everything you could possibly need for a relaxing summer holiday and is the ideal spot for people looking for a relaxing holiday away from humdrum city life, is not suitable for those seeking a noisy nightlife and we only offer it to tourists who wish to relax and enjoy the peace of this magical part of the Tuscan coast. Just take a look at the photos to get an idea of what we are offering you.
We are at your complete disposal for any further information and technical details so please contact us if you would like to see more photos or if you have special requests (n the case of two people maximum occupancy, rates to be negotiated).
Two tiny bays in the rocky cliffs, managed by a private club, are available for guests. Included in the price for four people, you can make use of a beach umbrella, two deck chairs and two beach beds. A shuttle service that runs at regular intervals will take you down to the beach and bring you back again to the villa, without having to use the car. Otherwise it takes 20 minutes to reach the beach on foot.
There are also two restaurants which offer special prices for guests. A shuttle service that runs at regular intervals will take you down to the beach and bring you back again, without having to use the car. Otherwise it takes 20 minutes to reach the beach on foot.
We want you to feel completely at home in your apartment in Cala Piccola. We are always available to help and assist you with any needs. We want your stay to be relaxed, simple and stress-free, so that you can enjoy all of the beauty, romance and history that Argentario has to offer.
Check-in between 1.00 pm and 17.00 pm. Different times must be agreed upon with the owner at the time of making the booking.
Check-out before 10 am on the day of departure. Obligatory security deposit: Euro 200 per person payable onsite in cash.
The security deposit will be refunded by bank transfer within 3 working days.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cala Piccola and Cala Piatti beach 400 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||7 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence Vespucci airport - Pisa Galileo airport- Rome Fiumicino airport 190 km, Nearest railway: Orbetello scalo 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Boat available, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The Tuscany region
The entire Argentario promontory is sort of island connected to the mainland by three narrow strips of land that enclose the Lagoon of Orbetello. It is found in the province of Grosseto in the Italian region of Tuscany.
Located in close proximity to Florence, it consists of the two main towns of Porto Santo Stefano and Porto Ercole.
It is well worth touring around the promontory which offers a myriad of interesting sights and amazing views. It is also a wonderful starting point for visiting such evocative Etruscan and medieval sites as Pitigliano and Sorano. The thermal spa of Saturnia is only 50 km away, and the ruins of Ansedonia and Capalbio only10 km away. Ferries leave Porto Santo Stefano for day trips to the islands of Giglio and Giannutri. At Porto Ercole you can visit the exclusive beach resort of Cala Galera, and the Lagoon of Orbetello is a wonderful oasis of wildlife and waterfowl protected by WWF. The lake of Burano, another protected wildlife oasis, is only 30 minutes away by car.
Monte Argentario is renowned for its long rugged coastline which attracts thousands of holidaymakers from every corner of the world.
The peninsula of Monte Argentario is surrounded by gorgeous sandy and rocky beaches where you can enjoy all sorts of water sports such as sailing, surfing, kayaking, canoeing, and snorkelling. Boats can be rented in Porto Ercole and Porto Santo Stefano enabling you to discover the small beautiful bays dotted all around the peninsula. Enjoy an afternoon siesta on the cool sands reading your favourite book or take a quick bite at a beach-side joint and enjoy the panoramic views of the sea. Rent a bicycle and enjoy a great ride from Feniglia beach into the lush pine forest nestled between the sea and the lagoon di Orbetello.
From Monte Argentario you can visit the historic town of San Gimignano, Siena. This area is famous for its historic Etruscan settlements from the ninth to the third century BC. This ancient civilisation inhabited the towns of Cerveteri, Tarquinia, Vulci, Orvieto, Vetulonia, Volterra, Perugia, Cortona, Arezzo, Vetulonia, Roselle, Marsiliana, Sovana, Sorano, Saturnia, Orbetello, and Cosa, flourishing sites of great cultural and historical significance.
Some of these towns are located in the Maremma, an ancient land of great fascination and an idyllic spot for a quiet and relaxing holiday. Monte Argentario offers ample scope of outdoor activities including fishing, boating, horse riding and wildlife watching. For golfers, Monte Argentario boasts an excellent 18-hole golf course equipped with all facilities that caters for all levels.
Some noteworthy attractions in and around Monte Argentario include St. Erasmus, Forte Filippo and Forte Stella, in the historical centre of Porto Ercole.
The numerous fifteenth-century watch towers erected by the Spanish to defend the "Stato Dei Presidi" that delimits the perimeter and the panoramic road, which starts in Porta Santo Stefano and offers unforgettable and splendid views of the coast and the Tuscan archipelago.
Monte Argentario offers numerous dining options that cater for travellers with varied budgets and tastes. Whether you are looking for a local eating joint or a plush restaurant, the town has no dearth of fabulous gastronomic establishments. If you are seafood lover then Monte Argentario is truly a heaven for you where a wide choice of traditionally cooked sea delicacies are served at affordable prices.
Florence airport - 190 km, 2,30 hours by car
Pisa airport - 220 km 3,00 hours by car
Roma airport - 210 km, 2,30 hours by car
Milano - 450 km, 4.30 hours by car
Grosseto - 45 km, 40 minutes by car
Porto Santo Stefano - 7 km, 15 minutes by car
Albinia - 12 km, 20 minutes by car
There are restaurants and bars 200 and 400 metres away.
The beach is 400 metres away.
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29 Aug 2014
"Heaven on earth"
This is as close to paradise as you can get! A truly wonderful setting with direct outlook to the sea. A characterful apartment which is evidently cherished by the solicitous and generous owners. We w… More
11 Jun 2014
"Absolutely Amazing Views"
My husband and I stayed here in late April. The view from the deck is incredible. When we walked in and went on the deck and looked out over the Mediterranean, all we could say was WOW! The pictures d… More
9 Oct 2013
Villa bellissima con panorama da cartolina, l'ospitalitá di Lorenzo è eccellente, il massimo della tranquillità e relax, confort del giardino e solarium, cena al tramonto ad un passo dall'… More
7 Oct 2013
"Un endroit magnifique à découvrir"
Une situation extraordinaire, une vue inoubliable, un endroit très préservé, idéal pour se retrouver et se ressourcer...La maison est très agréable et offre beaucoup de facilités. Le propriét… More
11 Sep 2013
"Beauté, calme et volupté"
Maison située dans une région magnifique et plus particulièrement sur une île aux allures de petit paradis terrestre. La maison est parfaitement équipée et fournie, avec un propriétaire qui pre… More
19 Aug 2013
"Un quadro dipinto dalla natura"
Difficile dimenticare le stelle cadenti e la vista spettacolare che ogni giorno e notte , fanno da sfondo a questa casa , ubicata su una scogliera che la rende suggestiva e apprezzabile se si ha neces… More
17 Jul 2013
This is a place you actually don't want to share with anyone, because it is too good to be true. On top of the rocks with pure magic to look out to, this apartment actually lives as a private villa with its own private garden and solarium. Fully equiped, you only have to bring your own wine, and with that you don't want to leave your chair anymore. Unless you want to take the free shuttle to one of the two private beach clubs where your free chair and matress with umbrella are waiting for you. And the food...
There is a personal reception by the owners, that don't live there, with extensive explication and tour around.
Surely people can make trips to hsitoric places or natural wells, but who would want to descend from heaven on earth, so don't tell anyone.
18 Jun 2013
"It's a paradis"
This place is a dream! Even more beautuful then the pictures! The view is absolutly stunning. It's very silence and relaxing. The sea is beautiful and the water is christal clear. The house is ve… More
16 Jun 2013
"Coming Back Next Year"
This exquisite property is one I will return to in Italy. Mr. Clemente has taken care of every detail, and all you will need to pack is a swimsuit! The terrace provides glorious views for relaxing a… More
11 Jun 2013
The house was just beautiful and the view takes your breath away. Everything was very clean and the owner is more than helpful. We wished we could just stay and move in ;) This place is "one more reason to love Italy"!
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