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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Casa Misia is a romantic and welcoming apartment with the fascination of the typical and ancient mediterranean houses. It sleeps two people. From Casa Misia you will enjoy an enchanting view of the sea and of the coastline. Casa Misia is 35 square meters (375 square feet). It features a nice private terrace with a view of the sea, air conditioning (please read description below to check in which rooms the units are installed) and winter heating.
You will be in a pedestrian precinct, approximately 150 meters (490 feet) from Praiano, where you will find restaurants, the shops and public transportation. You will find the closest restaurant at 100 meters (330 feet), a grocery store at 200 meters (220 feet), the stop for the SITA bus Amalfi - Sorrento line at 150 meters (490 feet) and the closest beach (Spiaggia della Gavitella) at 200 meters (approximately 656 feet) including 350 stairway steps. You will reach Casa Misia along a 150-meters (490-feet) public walkway that includes approximately 40 stairway steps.
You will not need a car to stay at Casa Misia. If you do have one, you will be able to park it nearby, for a fee, in a public parking lot (being the lot a public one, parking spaces can not be reserved).
The terrace is 15 square meters (160 square feet) large. It is partly shaded by a retractable awning. It is equipped with a table, chairs and two sun loungers. From the terrace you will enjoy an enchanting view of the sea and of the coast of Amalfi.
The living room is paved with hand-made tiles, in the characteristic style of the Amalfi Coast. The furnishings are classic and welcoming, and include some antique pieces. In the living room you will also find a cooking area. The kitchenette can be closed in a cupboard and is equipped with a two-burner gas cooker, an electric oven, a small refrigerator with freezer and an Italian-style coffee-maker. The dining table can accommodate two guests.
You will be able to enter the bedroom from the living room. It has a matrimonial bed (160 cm/62 inches, wider than a queen-size bed). In this room you will find a flat-screen satellite television. From the bedroom you will be able to enter the terrace with a view of the sea and of the coast of Amalfi through a French door. The bedroom is equipped with an air conditioning/heating unit.
The bathroom is tiled with lucid hand-made majolica tiles and equipped with a washbasin, a toilet, a fully enclosed shower and a hairdryer. You will be able to enter the bathroom from the living room.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||300 m|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Naples 64 km, Nearest railway: Piano di Sorrento 17 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
You can reach Casa Misia from the coastal road after going along a pedestrian street without the need of climbing any steps. The entrance to the house in on the same level of the street.
Once through the small entrance, you will step into a small living-room furnished with a small table, and a kitchenette. The kitchenette apparatus body is closed inside a cabinet. It features a two-burner stove, a small oven and a fridge, and everything you may need to prepare breakfast or a simple meal.
From the living-room you can reach the bedroom and the bathroom with shower.
The bedroom is spacious and bright, and you can reach the terrace overlooking the sea from the room. You will have a double bed, a large closet, and a TV set.
|Further details outdoors|
Before your eyes you will have the blue of the sea and the view of the stretch of coast going from the town of Positano up to the island of Capri far in the horizon.
On the terrace you will have a table with chairs, two sun loungers to sunbathe and several vases rich in flowers. A retractable awning will allow you to enjoy some shade whenever you want.
You will enjoy spending time on the terrace while admiring the sunset over the sea or having a romantic dinner under the stars…
The Amalfi Coast region
Campania region is the beginning of the 'mezzogiorno'. Translating as the 'midday' the phrase evokes the sun-baked south. And Campania - with its ancient Greek and Roman towns, rumbling volcanoes and glittering blue coastline, at times evokes Classical Greece as much as modern Italy. You could be a million miles from bureaucratic and businesslike Milan.
Throughout much of its history Campania has been at the centre of Western Civilisation's most significant entities. The area was colonised by Ancient Greeks and was within Magna Græcia, until the Roman Republic began to dominate. During the Roman era the area was highly respected as a place of culture by the emperors, where it balanced Greco-Roman culture. The area had many duchies and principalities during the Middle Ages, in the hands of the Byzantine Empire and some Lombards.
It was under the Normans that the smaller independent states were brought together as part of a sizeable European kingdom, known as the Kingdom of Sicily, before the mainland broke away to form the Kingdom of Naples. It was during this period that especially elements of Spanish, French and Aragonese culture touched Campania. Later the area became the central part of the Two Sicilies under the Bourbons, until the Italian unification of 1860 when it became part of the new state Italy.
The capital city of Campania is Naples. Campania is rich in culture, especially in regards to gastronomy, music, architecture, archaeological and ancient sites such as Pompeii, Herculaneum and Paestum. The name of Campania itself is derived from Latin, as the Romans knew the region as Campania felix, which translates into English as "fortunate countryside". The rich natural sights of Campania make it highly important in the tourism industry, especially along the Amalfi Coast, Cilento Coast, Mount Vesuvius and the island of Capri.
From Casa Misia you can reach the beach called Gavitella on foot. Although the way consists of a descending path of 337 steps along a rocky coast, you will be rewarded by a fascinating panorama.
Gavitella is a gravel beach where you will see a concrete platform which works as an access to the sea. At the beach, during spring/summer, you can have the services of a beach establishment with a restaurant-bar and a ferry which takes you to other beaches, such as the beach of Praia or Positano.
Sandy beaches nearby can be reached either by land with the local mini-shuttle (bus stop is 50 meters or about 164 feet away from Casa Misia ) or by sea, with mini-ferries or local boats.
Nearby tourist attractions
While spending your vacation in Praiano you will be in the heart of the Amalfi Coast, halfway between Positano and Amalfi (about 16 km or about 10 miles away). You will be in a perfect place to visit either by land or sea the enthralling towns of the Amalfi Coast, and also Capri and Ischia, Sorrento, the archaeological ruins of Pompeii, the temples of Paestum, the Reggia (Royal Palace) of Caserta, and the coast of the Parco Nazionale del Cilento (National Park of Cilento).
You don’t need a car during your stay at Casa Misia. In Praiano you will have the bus stop of the SITA bus, which links towns ranging from the coast of Sorrento to the coast of Salerno. There are also local mini-shuttles which take you from Praiano to the beach of Praia and Positano. However, in case you have a car, there is a parking lot about 400 meters (about 1,312 feet) away from the house.
In both Amalfi and Positano you will be able to board ferries and hydrofoils of the place and also rent boats to go on private excursions.
If you’re fond of trekking, don’t miss a walk along trails which unravel on top of mountains along the coast. You begin it with the visit to the Convent of San Domenico, an “easy” stroll leaving from the town of Praiano, and finish it with the ‘Sentiero degli Dei’ (Trail of the Gods), a path holding such name due to the extraordinary beauty of landscapes, all to be unveiled by you.
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