It is not easy to find an apartment in the centre of Sorrento and almost impossible to find one recently refurbished with all comforts including an elevator!
Del Corso, is a 50sqm one bedroom apartment, on the first floor of an antique building in the centre of Sorrento. It is situated on the main street, 10 meters from the most popular Piazza Veniero.
It is suitable for four people (please see foot note) and has air conditioning as well as Winter heating.
Entrance is directly into the lounge / dining room with open plan fully fitted kitchen with gas cooker, electric oven and a fridge, dining area, lounge with double sofa bed, satellite Tv. Doors on to a balcony which overlooks the main Corso Italia, so great for days spent outdoors to observe the ´Sorrento Walking´. Double bedroom, separate shower room.
Guests renting this apartment have access to the terrace solarium, accessed via elevator, furnished with table and chairs as well as sun beds and views of Mount Vesuvius
Del Corso apartment has been renovated in 2010 with great care and taste and is furnished in an elegant and pleasing way, it can be rented together with La Quiete one bedroom apartment (on the same floor) and Il Centrale two bedroom apartments on the second floor of the building. There is a public car park 200 meters away as well as a Laundromat 100 m. For a unique experience one must at least once go to the nearby, (200 m.) Wellness Centre for a day of relaxation, thermal baths, beauty centre and fitness. You can be sure of an unforgettable holiday !
A car is not necessary because the bus stop is 50 meters away and the station for the local train is 1.500 metres away. The beach facilities are located about 500 meters away from the centre of Sorrento.
The Cathedral, the Kiosk of S. Francis, and the public park are only a stroll away. The park has gardens which lead you to the sea, and from there you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Gulf of Naples, from the island of Procida to Mount Vesuvius. You can also enjoy a walk along the elegant main street or through the narrow alleyways of the historical part of town, which are rich with local craft shops.
Apartment Del Corso will be your home base for enjoying the incomparable beauty of Sorrento, the Sorrento Coast, of Capri and other islands, of the Amalfi Coast and Naples.
You can get to these famous places either by ferry or organised tourist trips. By train you can easily visit Pompeii, Vesuvius, the Caserta Palace and other attractions.
Please note: The daily tariff is intended for maximum 2 persons, extra person in divan bed supplement is £ 25,00 per person per day. Bookings in July and August for minimum 14 nights and from Saturday to Saturday only.
This property is available for a minimum stay of seven nights.
Beach: 900 m. (Marina Grande) - Restaurants 100 m. - Bus Stop 50 m.
Cites - Sorrento centre: 500 m. (Piazza Tasso) - Massa Lubrense: 6 Km. - Napoli: 50 Km. - Positano: 16 Km. - Amalfi: 32 Km. - Ravello: 38 Km. - Roma: 267 Km.
Attractions - Pompei Excavations: 27 Km. - Vesuvius Crater: 50 Km. - Amalfi Coast: 8 Km. - Paestum Excavations: 102 Km. - Capri Island: connected from the port of Sorrento 2 Km (but only 1 Km walking distance).
Airports - Naples Capodichino - 53 Km. - Roma Leonardo da Vinci 282 Km. - Roma Ciampino 256 Km.
Railway Stations - Napoli Centrale 50 Km. - Sorrento 1 Km.
Location & Area
Sorrento is one of Italy´s most famous resort towns. Placed on a perch high above the Mediterranean, it is like a balcony over the sea with views that extend from the island of Procida across the Gulf to Naples and Mt. Vesuvius. The city sits on the bluff that ends abruptly at a sheer cliff that plummets straight down to the sea. It has, for more than two millennia, enjoyed the status of seaside destination, starting with the Greeks. It came into its own as a summer destination during the Roman era, when emperors Agrippa, Tiberius and Augustus had their splendid villas here. Sorrento sits in a sheltered spot on the promontory, protected by the surrounding hills. It has been an important port for centuries of seafarers. It has been called "La Gentile" ("the nice one") for its mild climate, elegant streets and gardens, and friendly residents. It has many millennia of welcoming travellers, and the tradition of hospitality is carried on proudly.
The center of the city´s life is Piazza Tasso, which is full of energy and people at all hours. Corso Italia is lined with caffes, restaurants and shops but the entire historic centre has life, sights and eateries tucked away in the side streets. There are loads of pretty palaces fronting the streets, attesting to the town´s prosperity. The Villa Comunale is a civic park bursting with blooms and trees, a popular gathering spot for the citizens. Piazza Vittoria contains the Temple of Venus, or what remains of the ancient structure. The church of San Francesco has a cross-vaulted cloister that hosts concerts and art exhibitions. And don´t miss the Romanesque Duomo, the city´s cathedral that dates back to the 1400s. It has gorgeous doors with a fresco over the portal. It´s accompanying bell tower has a clock faced with maiolica tiles and there are ancient columns shoring up its base
Del Corso apartment is located in the heart of Sorrento, the main square is only a few metres away as well as shops, restaurants, bar, etc...
The tourist port of Sorrento is Km 2 away, where it´s possible to take day trips with fast, comfortable and inexpensive ferries to Capri and the other islands of the Gulf, to Amalfi and Positano.
It is a convenient base for visiting the Neapolitan Riviera and other famous attractions: Pompei, Capri, Napoli, Paestum, and Amalfi Coast.
Check-in time is between 3 and 8 p.m. You will be met and taken to the booked accommodation, asked for a photo copy of your Id or passport, any extras and the Breakage deposit (in cash only in any currencies) Euro 300,00 – this is refunded on your departure day, less any breakages.
We strongly recommend contacting our land agents the day before or early morning of your arrival day, to let them know how you intend getting to the resort and approximate arrival time, they will in this occasion be able to advise of any local fiestas, roads closed etc...
Check-out time is between 07:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
Arrival and departure times can be arranged outside these times for this service a supplement of Euro 55,00 is applied.
Please note: The daily tariff is intended for maximum 2 persons, extra person in divan bed supplement is £ 25,00 per person per day.
Highchair and Cot: With linen are available at weekly supplement of Euro 55,00 payable locally.
A private parking 200 m. from the apartment can be arranged at a daily rate of Euro 20,00 (pending on car size).
Municipal Holiday Residence Tax payable locally in cash.
Rental tariff includes consumes of electricity, gas, water, bedroom and bathroom linen with weekly changes, Wi-Fi Internet, maid service once weekly, final cleaning, Air conditioning and Central heating.TripAdvisor property ID 3743076...Read more
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