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Villa Barbara E

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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Villa Barbara E is a welcoming apartment that is part of a villa made of stone. It sleeps six people. From Villa Barbara E you will enjoy a wonderful view of the beach and of the sea and of the coastline. Villa Barbara E is 50 square meters (540 square feet). It features direct access to the beach and to the sea, a 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 approximately 600 meters (660 yards) from Santa Maria di Castellabate, where you will find restaurants, the shops and the beach. You will find the closest restaurant, a grocery store at 400 meters (440 yards) and the stop for CSTP bus Salerno - Acciaroli line at 250 meters (820 feet). You will reach Villa Barbara E from the main entrance of the building along an external stairway which consists of approximately 15 steps.

You will not need a car to stay at Villa Barbara E. If you do have one, you will be able to park it inside the entrance gate. The parking space is suitable for at most one small car (the size of a Fiat Punto or smaller).

Villa Barbara E is one of the holiday homes available in a small complex. Please find a general description of the complex below, and please scroll further down for a description of Villa Barbara E.

The Villa Barabara apartments are located in a tiny complex of three small three-story buildings, which have been built on the edge of a sandy beach, and that have direct access to the sea and to a reserved tract of beach.

The three villas have the external walls tiled with stones and they have been built just a few meters from the sea and from the sand beach.

The three buildings are inside a fenced area that covers a sloping tract of coast located between the road and the sea. They are almost sheer above the beach and the sea.

From every point of the complex and from the terraces of the villas you will have a very close view of the sea, of the arch made by the golden beach below, and of the bay of Santa Maria di Castellabate. The view is charming from sunrise to sunset, and the sunsets on the sea are particularly suggestive.

From June to September you will be able to enjoy a beach service that includes the use of the equipped reserved beach with beach umbrella, deck chairs and sun lounges. In the summer months bars and restaurants on the beach are open. In the other months of the year you will still be able to access the beach at no charge.

This beach earns year after year the Blue Flag award of the European Union for the clarity of the sea water.

With a short stroll along the beach you will be able to walk to the center of Santa Maria di Castellabate. There you will find a pedestrian precinct and a wide choice of cafes, restaurants and shops.

The complex is equipped with a reception where a caretaker is available to provide information and to answer questions.

Direct Access to the Sea

From the property you will have a direct access to the sea and to a public sandy beach. You will reach it from Villa Barbara going down approximately 30 stairway steps. The area is equipped with sun umbrellas, deck chairs and sun loungers. The access to the sea is shared with other guests staying at the complex, as well as with non-resident guests. The facilities are available from the beginning of June until the end of September.

Laundry room

In the laundry room you will find a washing machine at your disposal.  Terrace

The terrace is 15 square meters (160 square feet) large. It is equipped with a table, chairs and a sun umbrella. From the terrace you will enjoy a gorgeous view of the beach and of the sea and of the coastline.

Living Room

The furnishings of the living room are cozy and comfortable. The furnishings include two single divan beds. In the living room you will also find a cooking area. The kitchenette is equipped with a four-burner gas cooker and a refrigerator with freezer. The dining table can accommodate four guests. In this room you will find a satellite television. From the living room you will be able to enter the terrace through a French door. The room has a window. It is equipped with an air conditioning/heating unit.

Bedroom 1

You will be able to enter the first bedroom from the corridor. It has a matrimonial bed (160 cm/62 inches, wider than a queen-size bed). From the bedroom you will be able to enter the terrace through a French door. The bedroom is equipped with an air conditioning/heating unit.

Bedroom 2

You will be able to enter the second bedroom from the living room. It has a bunk bed (two single beds, one on top of the other). Bathroom

The bathroom is equipped with a washbasin, a toilet and a fully enclosed shower. You will be able to enter the bathroom from the living room.


Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Access Car advised
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 Internet access
General Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Utilities Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1)
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking
Further details indoors

There are two bedrooms, a living room with kitchenette and a bathroom.

Villa Barbara E is nice and comfortable inside, as well: the living room is spacious. There is a divan bed that can be made into two comfortable single beds, and a kitchenette that has the basics: a refrigerator and a four-burner cooker.

From the living room you can enter the terrace. You will reach the bedrooms along a short corridor. The bedroom with a double bed has a glass door to enter the terrace. The bedroom with two single beds has bunk beds (one on top of the other). The bathroom has a shower.

The furnishing is modern, practical and elegant. The apartment is equipped with air conditioning, satellite television, DVD player and telephone.

Upon request you will be able to connect to the Internet, rent DVDs and videogame consoles, and also rent a 16-feet rubber boat that can be managed without nautical license.

Further details outdoors

Swimming is safe for kids and for those who are not expert swimmers as the water is shallow. The weather in the area is mild, and allows you to enjoy the sun and the sea for the largest part of the year.

The terrace has a nice view of the sea, and it is equipped with a large beach umbrella, table and chairs.

As a guest of the apartment you will have a reserved parking space.

In the summer months bars and restaurants on the beach are open.

In the other months of the year you will still be able to access the beach at no charge.

This beach earns year after year the Blue Flag award of the European Union for the clarity of the sea water.

With a short stroll along the beach you will be able to walk to the center of Santa Maria di Castellabate. There you will find a pedestrian precinct and a wide choice of cafes, restaurants and shops.

You will be able to drive inside the fenced area to reach the three villas. There is one parking space for each apartment.

There is a reception where a caretaker is available to provide information and to answer questions.

Villa Barbara E is an apartment that will let you live in close contact with the beach and with the sea. To reach the beach from the house all you will have to do is to descend some thirty steps.

The air is transparent and bright, and the brilliant colors of the landscape around you convey joy of life: you will be happy to be right in this place to spend your vacation!

The twilight adds even more charm to this place. You can wait for it on the beach, or enjoy it on your terrace: the sun that sets on the sea wraps the beach, the trees and the houses in a warm golden light. It paints the waves of the sea in a palette of colors from violet to melted gold, and changes the horizon into an explosion of yellow, orange and red, before sinking to leave the stage to the blue of the evening.

It will be a memory that you will bring with you at the end of your vacation.

A pay-per-use washing machine (shared with the other guests of the small complex) is available on the premises.

Staying at Villa Barbara E you will enjoy the sun, the beach, the sea, the green of the pine trees, the tranquillity of a small and graceful tourist spot.

You will be able to see how Italians really live, and enjoy the good local cuisine, based on fish and on the genuine products of the Cilento National Park, such as mozzarella cheese, olive oil and wine.

You will be able to reach the center of the village walking for approximately 300 meters.

Villa Barbara E is an excellent starting point to visit the Cilento National Park and the archaeological excavations of Paestum and Velia, the excavation of Pompeii and Herculaneum, the Amalfi Coast and Capri.

Bus service is available in the area.

The closest train station is Agropoli, at 14 km (9 miles). In the area you will find the tourist ports of San Marco (at 4 km, 2.5 miles) and of Agropoli, and it is possible, during the summer, to board ferries to the Amalfi Coast, to Capri and to other location along the Cilento Coast, as well as to take boat trips, fishing trips or diving trips.

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.

So don’t miss your chance to enjoy the holiday of a lifetime in this beautiful land, where art, history, nature and tradition come together to offer unforgettable thrills.

Santa Maria di Castellabate

Santa Maria di Castellabate was commonly known as Isca delle Chitarre, which represents the current historical centre, exteding between two main squares: Piazza Materazzo, nearby the homonym villa and Piazza Lucia. The most suggestive buildings in town are located in the historical portico's area in front of the pier, called "Porte le Gatte" (transmutation of the name "porticati").

Santa Maria di Castellabate delights any visitor. Its history is shrouded in legend: according to general belief, this was the land of Leucosia, the siren able to cast a spell over anyone.

The glorious past of one of the most suggestive and unforgettable villages of Cilento, has seen parading populations as Normans, Byzantines, Saracens, French, Spanish, as well as local squires and feudatories that conded for it throughout the centuries, not only for the great fortress but even for the beauty of its natural position.

This fishing village lost in a old-time atmosphere, offers a very interesting museum, called "Museo del Mare" (Museum of the Sea), in Villa Matarazzo, where you will see important finds, like the amphora belonging to an ancient ship dated back at the I century BC, and found in 1990.

Castellabate has a spectacular natural setting that offers to lovers of art, nature scholars, sport lovers and simply curious tourists, thousands of opportunities for excursions, culture and entertainment over and above the beauty of sea and beaches.

To complete the picture, the courtesy of the people as well as the flavours and scents of local cuisine are just perfect!

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"Great location & good facilities"

The apartment was clean and well maintained. The apartment is right on the beach as described which meant it was perfect for a relaxed beach stay which i what we wanted. We found the agency Summer In … More

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  • 6 Years listed

Calendar last updated:28 Jan 2015

Based in Italy

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