Casa Aloe is a charming independent house which faces the sun and the sea. It sleeps four people. From Casa Aloe you will enjoy a wonderful view of the sea, of Praiano and the coast of Amalfi . Casa Aloe is 65 square meters (700 square feet). It features a wide private terrace with a view of the sea, air conditioning (please read description below to check in which rooms the units are installed), winter heating and WI-FI Internet access.
You will be in a pedestrian precinct, in the center of Praiano, a few steps from restaurants, shops and public transportation. You will find the closest restaurant at 150 meters (490 feet), a grocery store at 100 meters (330 feet), the stop for the Flavio Gioia bus interno Praiano line at 50 meters (165 feet) and the closest beach at roughly 1 km (0.6 miles). You will reach Casa Aloe from the street level going up a 50-meters (165-feet) public walkway that includes approximately 130 stairway steps.
You will not need a car to stay at Casa Aloe. If you do have one, you will be able to park it free of charge or for a fee, along the public roads (the actual distance might vary depending on the availability of parking spaces) or in a public parking lot (being the lot a public one, parking spaces can not be reserved).
The terrace is 100 square meters (1076 square feet) large. It is equipped with a table, chairs, a sun umbrella, four sun loungers and an external shower. Here you will also find a barbecue. From the terrace you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the sea, of Praiano and the coast of Amalfi.
The living room is paved with handmade tiles, in the characteristic style of the Amalfi Coast . The furnishings are warm and welcoming. The furnishings include a sofa and two armchairs. In the living room you will also find a cooking area. The kitchenette is equipped with a five-burner gas cooker, a gas oven, a refrigerator with freezer, a dishwasher, a microwave oven, an Italian-style coffee-maker, an American-style coffee-maker (bring your filters!), a toaster and a kettle. The dining table can accommodate four guests. In this room you will find a flat-screen satellite television, a DVD player and a CD player with FM radio. From the living room you will be able to enter the terrace with a view of the sea and of the coast of Amalfi through a double-glazed French door.
You will be able to enter the first bedroom from the corridor. The bedroom has a matrimonial bed (160 cm/62 inches, wider than a queen-size bed). The furnishings include two armchairs. From the bedroom you will be able to enter the terrace with a view of the sea through a double-glazed French door. The bedroom is equipped with an air conditioning/heating unit. Here you will also find a safe.
You will be able to enter the second bedroom from the corridor. It has two twin beds (80 cm/32 inches). The furnishings include an armchair. The room has a double-glazed window with a view of the sea and of the terrace. The bedroom is equipped with an air conditioning/heating unit.
The bathroom is tiled with lucid handmade 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 corridor.
You will be able to reach the laundry room from the corridor. Here you will find a washing machine, an iron and an ironing board at your disposal.
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Additional amenities include: charming surroundings, winter heating, view on the valley.TripAdvisor property ID 2338386...Read more
Left on 11/14/2013 for a stay in September 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Nov 14, 2013Stayed Sep 2013
My husband & I absolutely loved Casa aloe! Location was amazing, you are up & away from the main street which means peace & quiet, not to mention the stunning panoramic views of the ocean. The terrace is incredible! It's huge & we practically spent our entire stay sitting on the terrace drinking limoncello (that the owners of the house make themselves!) & eating fresh meats & cheeses from the grocery store that in conveniently located. The owner of the home that we had the pleasure of knowing is Lucia, she & her family couldn't have been more welcoming & accommodating. She helped us with everything from carrying our bags during check-in & check-out to helping us coordinate our trip to Pompeii. Our trip to the amalfi Coast was a part of our honeymoon along with Paris & Rome, hands down our stay at Casa aloe was our favorite!
Left on 09/12/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 12, 2013Stayed May 2013
Everything was perfect for us: the quiet location, the huge terasse with the marvellous view, friendly and helpful owner, nice restaurants around. A very good starting point to visit amalfi, ravello, positano, Capri...for hiking!
Left on 10/16/2012 for a stay in September 2012 | Justus2Reviewed Oct 16, 2012Stayed Sep 2012
The villa was fantastic with great amenities; very clean & modern.
Views from the huge terrace were amazing overlooking the sea.
We enjoyed amazing sunrises & sunsets each day.
There are a few steps to get up to the villa but the views and accommodations make it all worthwhile.
Left on 07/28/2011 for a stay in July 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 28, 2011Stayed Jul 2011
Casa aloe is spacious and comfortable apartment high above Praiano. Plenty of cooking equipment, decent WiFi and neat bedrooms.
The best feature is the wide balcony that runs across the length of the apartment, offering a great sea view. Excellent spot to sit in the afternoons or fire up the BBQ at dusk.
All amenities work fine, and the owner, Lucia, was welcoming and helpful if we needed information.
The house is about 100m away from the very well stocked local shop, Tutto per Tutti. All the household goods, wine and fresh produce you need. Praiano itself is smaller than Positano and amalfi, so does not feel overrun by tourists, but it lacks the better restaurants of Positano which is a 20 min bus ride away.
Praiano is technically 400m off the coast, but it is a steep and windy 30 min walk to the beach. As some writer once said, Amalfi is closer to the sky than it is the sea. That applies to the whole coast. Fortunately it's a beautiful walk.
The one potential downside of Casa aloe is if you have trouble with steps. There are about 80-90 steps to walk up to get home.
But for a family of three to four people, it's pretty good value for a week's stay.
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