Paradise House near Sorrento
House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
House surrounded by nature at 300 meters from the beach of Marina del Cantone (Nerano), 10 km from Sorrento, 13 Km from Positano and 17 from Amalfi. In summer, boats to Capri depart from the beach (35 minutes - 6 miles) and Positano (30 minutes).
The place is famous for the beautiful coast and the presence of some of the best restaurant in Region and in Italy (Michelin guide). The Area is a natural marine park and the adjacent bay, called "Ieranto" is heritage FAI .
Ieranto Bay is located at the tip of the peninsula of Sorrento, close between Capri and the Amalfi Coast. it's a walk tour suitable for everyone and allows to enjoy one of the most beautiful wiew of Sorrento.
In the bay of Ieranto can be found traces of civilization dating from the late Paleolithic, about 13,000 years ago.. Sacred territory to the Romans, the name derives in fact from Ieranto Ieros, indicating temple of the Sirens that in Ancient Rome times became temple of Athens. More recently, early in 900, became a mining village for the extraction of lime.
In 1986, the Italsider who was the owner, gave the Bay Ieranto to the Italian Fund for the Environment who started the archeological work. Since 2002 Bay Ieranto belongs to the protected marine Reserve of Punta Campanella.
if you want to enjoy the natural beauty of the place without too much crowding, the best months are May, June and September if you are looking for fun the best months are July and August.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Marina del Cantone 300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Neaples 70 km, Nearest railway: Sorrento 11 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|Standard||Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details outdoors|
Around the house 1500 mq of agricultural land
The Campania region
Campania is a region of southern Italy with capital of 5,835,561 inhabitants Naples. It ranks second among the regions of Italy by population and the first for density.
Campania has the only active volcano in continental europe: Vesuvius, retired since 1944. Its history dates back to ancient Greece took place when the first settlements on the coasts of the region leading to the creation of places like Kyme (Cumae), Parthenope first and then Neapolis (Naples) and Poseidon (Paestum). In this context, the Campania became one of the most important cultural centers of Magna Graecia.
contributing to the influence that it has over the centuries on Roman society and Western civilization. Subsequently, the region sees a succession of different cultures and foreign domination: the Roman Empire, the Byzantine, then by the Angevins to the Aragonese up to the Bourbon period in which the region (and in general throughout the south), it becomes the main focus cultural, artistic and economic, hosting what was then the capital of one of the richest and most important kingdoms of the world in Naples. Post in southern Italy, Campania is wet in the west and south-west by the Tyrrhenian Sea, bordered to the north-west with Lazio, on the north by the Molise, Puglia and on the east by the Basilicata.
Campania is the Italian region with the largest number of goods included in a UNESCO World Heritage Site (14), and together with Tuscany and Lombardy after, but it shares one with Piedmont and one with neighboring Switzerland, is the region with the greatest number of World Heritage property (6 of 45 total). The regional capital, Naples, also holds the record for the city with the largest historical center of the old continent. The other provincial capitals are: Avellino, Benevento, Caserta and Salerno.
In 2013, in Naples will take place on IV Universal Forum of Cultures.
MARINA DEL CANTONE is situated between the Bay of Recommone and the Bay of Ieranto (a natural protected area), It's near Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi, capri and not too far from Pompei . with a ten-minutes walk you can reach the beach of Recommone through a scenic trail alogn which you'll find a coast guard tower of the XV century.
The Bay of Ieranto instead constitutes one of the most beautifu walks around the area where you can admire Punta Campanella(the point which separates the Gulf of Naples and Salerno) , the Amalfi coast, Li Galli island, Capri and the Mount San Costanzo.
To visit Capri , you can leave by boat from the beach of Marina del Cantone with the guide of experted people.
You will see how much the territory of Massa Lubrense allows to reach quickly the most characteristics places of the Land of the Sirens, by car or public transport, either by boat or by walk along nature trails, rich of history and fascinating scenery.
DIVING AT PUNTA CAMPANELLA
The diving possibilities are different, there are wonderful variety of colors and shapes from 25 meters then descending steeply to 40 meters. We find gorgonians of all kinds, large amounts of Anthias, and often we come across choreographic groups of tuna and yellowtail. All Contour of a carpet of yellow sponges that hides a myriad of small bodies ready to be discovered by the eye attentive and curious of every diver.
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4 Nov 2013
Despite a few serious issues with the plumbing, we enjoyed our stay at Paradise House very much. The house is in a superb location - close to a beach (not many of those around that area) and well positioned for walks in the stunning Sorrentine peninsular and for trips down the Amalfi Coast and to Sorrento, Herculaneum and Pompeii.
The area around the house was looking a bit neglected but that may be because we visited late in the season.
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