Studio | No Bedrooms | sleeps 2
Villa Sebastiana B is a 50-square-meter (about 538 square feet) studio
apartment which sleeps two people. It features a terrace and a garden with an
enthralling view of Positano and part of the sea. It is equipped with
There is a double bed on a mezzanine, a bathroom with shower, and a living-room
with a kitchenette.
Villa Sebastiana is a house which is part of the an age-old area of Positano,
and it is located on a prominent and panoramic place. The entrance is a few feet
away from the state road, and you can conveniently reach it on foot with no need
to climb any steps. The house dates back to the Eighteenth-century. It consisted
originally of two rooms one above the other with very high vaulted ceilings. Now
the house has been restored so as to embrace two gracious mini vacation
apartments: Villa Sebastiana A and Villa Sebastiana B.
You will find the location of Villa Sebastiana very convenient. Right next to
the door there is a food shop, and just a few steps away there are other shops
and restaurants. You will be 30 meters (about 98 feet) away from the bus stop of
the local shuttle which connects the center of Positano and the beach; a bus
stop you can reach without having to climb any steps of stairways.
The house overlooks the pedestrian area of the town.
You can easily reach on foot even the elegant shopping streets and the beach.
All you will have to do is descend along an old footpath which unravels past the
Along this footpath you will encounter several steps; however, it is a walk not
to be missed if your legs allow you to so, of course! Besides the often busy
tourist areas of the place, you will unveil enthralling angles within the town
of Positano along this pathway. And then, once you have reached the lower part
of the town, you can always take the bus back up!
Villa Sebastiana B has gracious interiors. It consists of a single room divided
in two floors communicating through an indoor staircase. On the upper floor you
will find the sleeping area, where the double bed is placed. A staircase will
lead you to the lower floor, where you will have the living-room with the
kitchenette and the bathroom with shower.
The living-room features a window and a patio door with a wide view of Positano.
The kitchenette is a beautiful masonry kitchen equipped with a four-burner stove,
a fridge, an oven, and dishwasher. In the bathroom you will also have the
washing machine. Furnishings are elegant and complete.
The terrace and the garden
The terrace consists of a part of the garden which is paved and enclosed by a
wooden balustrade. You can reach it from the living-room by climbing down four
or five steps of a stone stairway. On the terrace you will find sun loungers,
umbrellas, a table and chairs. It is a nice place to relax outdoors while
enjoying a pleasant view of a large area of Positano.
Below the terrace lies a gracious garden, which you can reach by climbing down
two or three steps. From the garden, if you lean against the wooden balustrade
which encloses it as a terrace, you will have a great view of the sea as well.
From Villa Sebastiana B, you will be able to reach the shopping streets of
Positano and the famous 'Spiaggia Grande' (Great Beach) by taking the local
shuttle or on foot. During spring/summer, if you want, you can rent umbrellas
and deck chairs at the beach.
Nearby tourist attractions
During your stay at Villa Sebastiana B, you will be about 30 meters away (about
100 feet) from the bus stop of the local mini-shuttle which stops at the center
of Positano and of the SITA bus, which has the Sorrento–Positano-Amalfi line.
While staying at Villa Sebastiana B you will be in a central position from which
to visit Sorrento and its coast as well as the Amalfi Coast.
You can participate in the intense tourist life of Positano, with its meeting
places, shopping streets and restaurants.
From the quay of Positano you will be able to board ferries and mini-cruises by
day and night to visit the coast, the islands of Capri and Ischia, Amalfi,
Sorrento, Naples, Paestum, and the coast of the National Park of Cilento.
In Positano, you can practice water and underwater sports.
The SITA buses link together the villages along the coast, and it is easy to
reach Pompeii, Vesuvius, Herculaneum and the Royal Palace of Caserta.
From Villa Sebastiana B, those who like hiking and climbing will be able to
easily reach the famous trail along the ridge of the mountains that overlook the
Amalfi Coast. For its extraordinary beauty, made of precipices and breathtaking
views, the trail is called “Sentiero degli Dei”: Path of the Gods.
The closest airport is in Naples.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, Studio|
|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
|General||Air conditioning, TV|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2)|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
Villa Sebastiana B has gracious interiors. It consists of a single room divided in two floors communicating through an indoor staircase. On the upper floor you will find the sleeping area, where the double bed is placed. A staircase will lead you to the lower floor, where you will have the living-room with the kitchenette and the bathroom with shower.
The living-room features a window and a patio door with a wide view of Positano. The kitchenette is a beautiful masonry kitchen equipped with a four-burner stove, a fridge, an oven, and dishwasher. In the bathroom you will also have the washing machine. Furnishings are elegant and complete.
|Further details outdoors|
The terrace consists of a part of the garden which is paved and enclosed by a wooden balustrade. You can reach it from the living-room by climbing down four or five steps of a stone stairway. On the terrace you will find sun loungers, umbrellas, a table and chairs. It is a nice place to relax outdoors while enjoying a pleasant view of a large area of Positano.
Below the terrace lies a gracious garden, which you can reach by climbing down two or three steps. From the garden, if you lean against the wooden balustrade which encloses it as a terrace, you will have a great view of the sea as well.
The Campania region
If you think you have no idea of where Campania is, think again. This fascinating land, rich in gulfs, islands and legendary places, is home to the charming landscapes of the Amalfi Coast, Sorrento, the Cilento National Park, Capri and Ischia.
The Campania region is situated in the South of Italy and bounded by the Tyrrhenian Sea (that’s the name of that stretch of Mediterranean). The region is divided into five provinces, whose capitals are Salerno, Caserta, Avellino, Benevento and Naples (Napoli). Naples is also the capital city of the region itself. With roughly 6 million of residents, half of which lives around the city of Naples, Campania has more people than Finland, packed in an area which is 200 times smaller.
If you are fond of archeology, architecture, or simply want to see history come back to life, Campania is a must. The archeological heritage is huge: the temples left by the Greeks in Paestum, the buried towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum, the remains of Velia, the masterpieces kept in the museums, the churches… and, of course!, the Royal Palace of Caserta, built to be the most sumptuous palace of Europe, with its 1200 rooms.
If the majesty you prefer is the majesty of nature, Campania will not disappoint you. The sandy beaches and the crystal-clear waters of the Cilento National Park, the amazing scenery of the Amalfi Coast, the islands of the Gulf of Naples are just a sampler of what lies ahead of you. From the underground depths of the caves of Pertosa to the heights of Mount Vesuvius, there is something for everyone. By the way, being Mount Vesuvius an active volcano, we respectfully suggest you visit sooner rather than later.
An outline of Campania would not be complete without a mention of its culinary tradition. Many of the world-known Italian dishes have their roots in Campania: pizza, spaghetti, mozzarella, limoncello, cannelloni… Italians know Campania well for being one of the regions that offer the best food, and definitely the region where you can taste the best coffee. Espresso, cappuccino and now interesting variations on the theme such as hazelnut coffee make the day of the residents of Campania, and will make yours as well.
Situated in a superb spot which opens out southwards towards the centre of a vast gulf, stretching from the Germano tip to Capo Sottile, Positano is one of the famous and popular seaside resorts of the Amalfi Coast. An ancient fishermen's village nestling on the southern slopes of the Monti Lattari, it is crowned to the north by the steep slopes of Monte Comune and Monte Sant'Angelo in Tre Pizzi, between which a deep valley opens towards the sea.
The origins of Positano date back to the tenth century, when the people of Paestum had to run away from the Saracens who had destroyed their homes, and shelter in a Benedictine abbey further south the coast. As the natural disposition of the new site made it much easier to defend, the refugees established a new city there. Within a few decades, Positano had become a maritime centre. At the beginning of this century, its particularly lovely setting and mild climate began to attract tourist, initially Parthenopean aristocrats, who built some villas on the slopes of Monte Comune. In more recent years, the city’s hotels and sports facilities have been upgraded, thus allowing a grater development of tourism, which is currently the main activity of the people of Positano.
The oldest part of the town has preserved the typical aspect of a seafaring village, with its staged terraces descending toward the sea, and houses in the characteristic cubic shape, separated by narrow little streets most of which are marked with steps.
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