The apartment is ideally located to capture both the sweeping mountain landscape and the panoramic views of the Ancient Town of Tropea and its Marina, all these vistas are set against the majestic volcano of Stromboli and the crystal clear waters of this magnificient coastline. Set in beautiful gardens with infinity pool/jacuzzi and relaxation area, this is the ideal location to relax and unwind.
Leading from the comfortable lounge of the apartment is the balcony ideal for al-fresco dining with spectacular views of the sea and Stromboli . The apartment is light and airy with high cielings and offers plenty of space for couples to relax and unwind - a sofa bed is provided at no additional cost for couples with perhaps two small children. Comfortable bedroom area with new high quality double bed and large wardrobe. Newly fitted bathroom and fully equipped kitchen also with spectacular views.
Just two minutes down the mountain you will find the small village of Parghelia with shops selling freshly baked bread,locally produced vegetables/fruit and wines, there are also several small Restaurants and Bars for you to try.
Tropea is a large historical, traditional fishing town which is only 5 minutes from the apartment. Magnificent buildings interlaced with winding cobbled streets leading to beautiful town squares where you can sit with a drink and take in the atmosphere of this unique place. Eating out in one of the many excellent restaurants or simply exploring the traditional shops and markets is truly an enjoyable experience.
A must do whilst in Tropea is to visit one many cliff top viewing areas where you can look out over the sea and admire the famous little church of Santa Maria dell'Isola.
Why not take a walk round the harbour where you can buy fresh fish from the local fishermen. You can also book trips from here to many of the nearby Islands including the famous active volcano of Stromboli which is an amazing experience especially at night. Tropea is surrounded by excellent safe clean award winning beaches some of which offer a wide range of water sports including diving and boat hire.
The apartment makes a great base from which you can visit many other interesting locations - highly recommended is a visit to Gerace which is a magnificent 15th century fortified mountain top village - an absolute gem and a photographers dream, just one hours drive through magnificent mountainous scenery.
Pizzo is another place well worth a visit and only twenty minutes away from Tropea .The medieval origins of this little fishing town are obvious when you wander through its narrow streets full of ancient houses looking out over the fantastic sea views.
If you wish you can also visit Sicily - A short ferry crossing from the main port of Reggio Calabria
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom|
|Nearest beach||PARGHELIA 1 km|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: LAMEZIA TERME 45 km, Nearest railway: PARGHELIA 1 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Children's pool|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Sofa Beds (1), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
This area consits mostly of the Aspromonte mountain range. Its valleys, gorges and massive craggy peaks dwarfe the little towns lodged on its slopes and along its magnificent coastline. Experience the real Italy - local food and traditions. Relax and enjoy the experience of award winning beaches by day, al-fresco dining by night in Parghelia or Tropea.
Visit the many towns and villages just a short dive away from Tropea ,such as Stilo Calabria famous for La Cattolica a terracotta coloured Byzantine chapel, or Gerace another must see medieval Village, where you can spend hours sitting in the sun in the piazza in front of the cathedral, Wild flowers poke up between the old cobbles, goats wander by while the odd tiny Fiat 500 might squeeze into sight from some narrow adjacent alley.
For the more adventurous a walk in the little town of Gambarie set on the side of the Aspromonte mountain. Here you can walk among pinewood and admire the views over the Straits of Messina to Sicily.
Tropea is a beautiful historical town set in a stunning location - famous for its award winning beaches, quality restaurants and bars- alfresco dining and fun nights out.
Attractions include the many medieval buildings and architecture - A photographers dream
Visit Stromboli and see up close and personal this active volcano .Boat Trips available throughout the season
Take part in the many water sports on offer, boat hire and diving is also available
This is a wonderful way to experience the real Italy