Suite Giardino is part of a romantic historical villa
set into a cliff that drops steeply down to the sea. It features a swimming pool
filled with sea water, and private access to the sea.
This large villa, about 3 km (2 miles) from Amalfi, is divided into several
apartments, among which is Suite Giardino. Suite Giardino has a splendid balcony. From the balcony you will enjoy an
incomparable view of the sea, and the stunning profile of the Amalfi Coast.
During your stay in Suite Giardino, you will be able to relax in the
charming garden, full of flowers and adorned with precious ancient statues. The
garden consists of a series of terraces that descend towards the sea. On these
terraces, you will be able to rest in the shadow of perfumed pergolas of lemons
and flowers, while drinking in the breathtaking panorama that spreads out before
you. The wide swimming pool, which also boasts a fully-equipped solarium, is dug
into the cliff-side close to the sea. A stairway cut into the cliff leads
directly to the sea, and to a point where small boats can berth.
It is difficult to describe the beauty of this place: as soon as you step
into the garden of the villa, you will find yourself rejuvenated by the clean,
ocean-scented air, and overwhelmed by the glistening deep blue sea in front of
you and the flower-filled garden all around. As you walk the paths and the
stairs of the garden, admiring the ancient statuary and the flowers that spill
from well-tended beds, hillside crevices and terracotta urns, you will discover
ever more fascinating views of the coast. The ancient style of the buildings,
which fit beautifully among the cliff, the sea and the green surroundings,
contributes to the unique charm of the place. You will find it difficult to
leave, just like so many of the famous people who have stayed here in the past,
including Jacqueline Kennedy -- to name just one.
Indeed, beyond its matchless beauty, the villa is part of an
historical area of huge significance for the Coast of Amalfi. In this large
park, situated between the state road and the sea, a few buildings are cleverly
set into the green slopes of the rocky coast, and partly built into the cliff
itself. The most ancient building here is the twelfth-century watchtower, which was originally a hunting and fishing pavilion of the Princes
of Marsiconovo, the Barons of Campagna. The Tower, which accommodates an
apartment-museum, has hosted the last sovereigns of Italy, Vittorio Emanuele III
and Queen Elena, and guests such as Jacqueline Kennedy and many other famous
personages. The owner is Prince Don Luigi d'Angerio of Saint Agata, who combines
the exquisite hospitality that he offers to the personalities that converge from
all over the world with his passion for interior decoration. Thanks to this
passion, not only the old tower but also the other buildings and the garden are
furnished with precious antique pieces.
Suite Giardino is a romantic apartment that can sleep two persons. As a guest of Suite Giardino, you will have exclusive use of a large terrace, located directly above the sea, from where you will enjoy a splendid view of the sea and of the coast of Amalfi. A short pathway through the garden will take you from the terrace to the swimming pool, the solarium and to the sea.
The suite is part of a suggestive building of medieval style, embellished by small ancient marble columns and ornaments. You will reach it through a pathway that leads to the terrace. On the terrace you will find a table with chairs, perfect for dining "al fresco" or in the moonlight, as well as deck chairs to relax. You will love this terrace: on one side, a big oak stretches its branch above it to provide shade, on the other, lemon trees fill the air with their perfume; directly below you there is the sea, in front of you the unmistakable splendour of the coast of Amalfi. This is enough to make your vacation unforgettable.
The main entrance to the suite is on the terrace. It leads to a small living room, where a wall has been replaced by a glass wall. The view of the sea and of the Amalfi coast is splendid. Here, in front of the dazzling seascape, you will find a dining table.
From the living room you can enter the bedroom and the kitchen. In the wide bedroom you will find a double bed. A large ensuite bathroom is connected to the bedroom. It is equipped with a bath tub with shower head. The small kitchen is new and practical; it is equipped with refrigerator, 4-burner cooker, and hood fan.
The whole apartment is floodlit by lucid hand-painted ceramic tiles, the work of local artisans. The apartment has a phone connection to the reception area of the villa.
The price includes linen and towels as needed, access to the sea, use of the swimming pool (open from May to October) and use of the guarded parking space.
Region: Amalfi Coast
Accommodations: Independent house or villa in small complex
The rental price includes: electricity; linens; towels; mid-week cleaning; parking. Available upon request:baby bed.
Local Costs: Available upon request, if desired:breakfast.