Villa Barbara Undici
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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Villa Barbara Undici is a welcoming apartment that is part of a villa made of stone. It sleeps four people. From Villa Barbara Undici you will enjoy a splendid view of the beach and of the sea and of the coastline. Villa Barbara Undici is 45 square meters (485 square feet). It features direct access to the beach and to the sea, a private patio and air conditioning (please read description below to check in which rooms the units are installed).
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).
Villa Barbara Undici is located on the ground floor. You will reach it from the main entrance of the building without having to climb any steps.
You will not need a car to stay at Villa Barbara Undici. If you do have one, you will be able to park it on the premises, 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 Undici 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 Undici.
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.
In the laundry room you will find a washing machine at your disposal. Patio
The patio is 15 square meters (160 square feet) large. It is equipped with a table, chairs and a sun umbrella. From the patio you will enjoy a splendid view of the beach and of the sea.
The furnishings of the living room are simple 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 patio through a French door. The room is equipped with an air conditioning/heating unit.
You will be able to enter the bedroom from the through an access area. It has a matrimonial bed (160 cm/62 inches, wider than a queen-size bed). The room has a window. The bedroom is equipped with an air conditioning/heating unit.
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 through an access area.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|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, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1)|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment is on the bottom floor of a two-story villa which has the external walls tiled with stones, and which has been built just a few meters from the sea, sheer above the sand beach.
In front of the house you will find your reserved patio, which overlooks the beach, which is approximately 3 meters (10 feet) below. You will be in the front row, with the sea and the sky in front of you Your sight will wander for 180
degrees on a horizon made of blue sea, bounded by the green capes that enclose the bay of Santa Maria di Castellabate.
The patio is equipped with a large white beach umbrella, a table and comfortable chairs. Sitting here “al fresco” you will be able to enjoy your meals and the magic moment of sunset on the sea.
From the patio you will be able to enter a large living room. Here you will find 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.
The bedroom with a double bed has a window with a view of the sea. 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 video game consoles, and also rent a 16-feet rubber boat that can be managed without nautical license.
You will be able to use a shared laundry room upon request.
|Further details outdoors|
A large beach made of golden fine sand is sheer below the apartment. You will be able to reach it walking for approximately 40 meters (40 yards).
From June to September you will be able to enjoy a beach service that includes the use of a 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.
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.
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 take your place into the intense Italian summer vacation life, made of beach and sun during the day, religious or culinary street festivals in the evening. This festivals usually include outdoor shows, local
cuisine tasting, fireworks, music and dances under the stars.
Villa Barbara Undici 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, and much more.
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.
It will be a memory that you will bring with you at the end of your vacation.
Staying at Villa Barbara Undici you will enjoy the sun, the beach, the sea, the green of the pine trees, the tranquility 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.
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 the terraces: 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.
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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