Seaside Apartment on the Amalfi Coast with Access to the Sea - Casa Minori
Talk about gorgeous scenery! This villa apartment is located on the waterâ€™s edge of the Amalfi Coast between the village of Minori and the town of Amalfi and the views are just splendid. Walk to shops, restaurants and markets, as well as access to the sea from this Italian villa or take a bus to other fun towns like Ravello and Positano. A dream vacation is awaiting you and your family at this apartment on the Amalfi Coast, where there is a staircase from the house leading down 140 steps to the sea!
This apartment is located in a beautiful villa along the Amalfi Coast. It features a private garden and a large terrace furnished with a barbecue, table, and chairs as well as sun loungers. There are steps leading down to the water. It is recommended to NOT bring a car, as public transportation is easily available. Parking can be arranged at a nearby restaurant, but it is expensive. Please be aware that there is a staircase that leads down 70 steps from the main road to the entrance of the villa.
Ground Floor: There is a living room with sofas, armchairs, a TV (local channels only), and fireplace. This room also opens to the terrace where there are views of the sea. A dining area has a table with chairs and the kitchen is equipped with a cook-top, oven, microwave, toaster, and dishwasher. There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The first bedroom has a queen-size bed (160 cm) and the second and third bedrooms each have two single beds (90 cm). The single beds in one twin-bedded room can be joined by prior request but the single beds in the second twin-bedded room cannot be joined. The first bathroom has a sink, toilet, and shower and the second bathroom has a sink, toilet, and tub with a handheld shower.
Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.
* Transfer Service: 160 Euros
* Housekeeping: 10 Euros per hour
* Linen Change: 15 Euros per person
* Parking Spot (Upon Request): 20 Euros per day
* Upon arrival at the property, guests must pay the utility fee and the weekly cleaning fee, along with the security deposit.
* There are two other apartments in this villa (on different levels), but each has a private terrace.
* It is highly recommended to NOT bring a car, as parking is difficult to find and is expensive. There is easy public transportation available.
* A staircase of 70 steps leads down from the main road to the entrance of the apartment.
Additional amenities include: iron and board, firewood available - extra cost, housekeeping available - extra cost, walk to town, cd, outside area - private, near the sea, balcony/terrace, fireplace - indoor, portable baby crib/play pen - upon request, outside dining.TripAdvisor property ID 2028189...Read more
Left on 10/22/2011 for a stay in October 2011 | KaranReviewed Oct 22, 2011Stayed Oct 2011
The experience was fantastic. The home is beautiful and in a quiet area close to town.
Obviously the view was the main draw, but the layout of the villa suited our group. Access to the water was a plus as the swimming was a bonus due to the warm weather in October. The outdoor shower, while never mentioned, was a huge hit with all of us and the only shower we all used.
The quiet, quaint, and authentic part of Amalfi, no tourists. Easy access to other sites and towns.
Left on 05/07/2011 for a stay in April 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 7, 2011Stayed Apr 2011
Location, view, living area, aesthetics. The clothes washer was also key. The owner supplied a bus schedule, which was great, since they are hard to find.
The dishwasher is on its last legs, the stove is serviceable but a bit cranky. I'm told that undersized electrical services are typical for Italy, but we had three nights where we had to reset the main circuit breaker multiple times. However, my complaints are really quite minor, and we got good help when we asked.
The hiking is fantastic. That is what we went for, mostly, and it was unbelievable.
Left on 10/09/2010 for a stay in September 2010 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 9, 2010Stayed Sep 2010
We had a great time. The Amalfi Coast is amazing! So much to see and do. Yet the villa was quiet and relaxing.
The view has to be 1. We spent every evening on the porch watching sunsets and admiring the scenery. The rooms, except for the kitchen, were spacious. The furniture was comfortable.
Upon arrival, the floors were swept but not clean; there were dead bugs in the tub in one bathroom and the shower needed a good cleaing. Also, one guest cut himself on the edge of the shower. The sea is 12 meters deep where the villa sea access is located. Only for strong swimmers. We were upset that we had to pay 280 euros to park our car down the road from the villa in a restaurant parking lot with no overnight security - when the 3 or 4 spaces behind the gate at the villa remained empty for the entire 2 weeks with only one space occupied on the weekends. We couldn't understand why the owner could not have made arrangements for us to rent one of the spaces.
A bus stop was just a short walk from the villa. This made it so easy to travel to all the spectacular sights on the Amalfi coast and beyond. Between the buses and the train we never had to use our car--a definite plus considering the curvy road along the coast.
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