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Villa del mare, an elegant and fine house, is a magnificently sited villa overlooking the beautiful stretch of coast as far as the promontory at Capo d´Orso and the bay of Salerno, a wide view of the sea and the most picturesque part of Amalfi, photographed and printed in every postcard. Situated along the road leading from Amalfi to Positano and Sorrento, it is suitable for those who are looking for peace and tranquillity without being ´off the beaten track´ as Amalfi and all that it offers is reachable by a short drive (3 km) .

The recent renovation made with special care, has transformed it in a very pleasant holiday house offering high level of privacy and unbelievable evocative atmosphere. The interior of Villa del mare is airy, fully of light and immaculate . It has the warm welcome of home: the choice of colours, the floors in antique terracotta tiles, the high vaulted ceilings, the rooms dimension, the blend of antic pieces and modern design, the high quality drapes and many important ornaments and valuables create a refined and elegant house and ensure to the guests a surprising pleasure of staying and any kind of comfort. The fittings include all modern conveniences such as satellite TV, washing-machine, dishwasher, air-conditioning, central heating, pay telephone for incoming and outgoing calls, ADSL wireless internet connection, CD player, etc.

The total area of the villa, spread out over three levels connected with each other by external stone stairways, is 250 sqm indoor and 600 sqm meters of outdoor area consisting of terraces and gardens with wide panoramic views of Amalfi and the sea.

Access to the villa is by means of a staircase which goes up from the area where you can park your car. 110 steps lead to the main gate opening into a well kept garden which enjoys an extensive view of the sea. It is equipped with deck chairs and garden furniture , shaded by a pergola.
From the garden , twelve steps take up to the ground floor accommodation composed of
• a sitting area with wicker table and armchairs
• a spacious dining room with solid wood table 4 seats and window which frames a truly fascinating view of Amalfi
• two large double bedrooms
Both bedrooms have TV, independent air-conditioning/ heating units and en-suite bathrooms. The nice bathrooms have elegant finishing touches, majolica green printed tiles, large shower cubicle with attractive blue and green ceramic insert , washbasin , WC, etc.
One of the bedroom - can be made as a twin - is behind the living/dining room and is furnished with wrought iron bed head, antique bedside table and wardrobe, solid wood desk and French window onto the back of the villa ( no views) . The other bedroom with double bed and inbuilt wardrobe has window with lovely views.

From the main gate, passing through a private stairway of about 30 steps , one comes into a large garden terrace suitable both for sun-bathing or for dining outside while admiring the natural beauty of this unique bay. Part of the terrace is paved and shaded by olive trees and large awnings. It is furnished with outdoor shower, dining table seating 12 people, chairs, deck-chairs and a barbecue.
Entrance into the middle floor of the house is straight from the garden. Entrance is onto a small hallway.

On the right side, is a superb kitchen ultra modern and newly fully fitted with marble top, inbuilt solid wood drawers, electric oven, 3 small fridges, espresso coffee maker, dishwasher, antique dining table seating 12 people, marble open fireplace, window looking on the rear of the villa, precious lamps and chandeliers. It maintains the architectural beauty and character of the original structure with high vaulted ceilings.

From the kitchen, a small corridor with 2 antique wardrobe leads onto
• an elegant bathroom equipped with a Jacuzzi tub and floor with majolica green printed tiles , WC, large basin on a wood basis, etc.
• a living room furnished with antique furniture and ceramic lamps, sofa 3 seats, 2 leather armchairs, small wrought iron table
• a roomy double bedroom - can be made as a twin – furnished with antique chest of drawers , bedside tables and TV .
Both the living room and the double room have access to the terrace in front of them overlooking the expanse of the Mediterranean seascape sea .

On the left side of the hallway, a small corridor leads to
• a roomy double bedroom with window with lovely views,
• a smaller double bedroom with window opening onto the rear of the house.

Both bedrooms have TV and share the same bathroom in the corridor . It features a shower cubicle, attractive floor with majolica blue printed tiles, WC, wash basin and window with views.
At the end of this corridor, a door opens directly onto the garden terrace.

The top floor of the building is reached directly from the garden, by means of external stairway ( 25 steps) . Entrance is onto a huge solarium terrace enjoying a wide view of the sea . It is furnished with wrought iron tables and chairs for four persons , inbuilt seating, outdoor shower and deck chairs.
Seven steps lead down into a romantic attic accommodation for two persons composed of:
• Dining room with sloping ceiling, a solid wood round table 4 seats, antique sofa 2 seats , wood corner kitchen with sink , 2 electric hotplates and small fridge
• Bathroom with shower cubicle, wash basin, WC, etc.
• Master bedroom - can be made as a twin – with sloping ceiling. It is furnished with large wrought iron bed head, antique furniture and window looking onto the garden .

Swimming pool (6 m x 8 m x 1.10/1.60 m) open April 07 - October 27th, outdoor shower, washing machine, dishwasher, hairdryers in each bathroom, satellite TV , heating and air conditioning throughout, pay telephone for incoming and outgoing calls, WiFi internet connection, CD player, barbecue, 3 small fridge/freezer, four-burner cooker, microwave, toaster, electric oven, private parking spot suitable for 3 cars.

English speaking manager on call, luggage carrying service, both on arrival and on departure, included in the rental price. Local cook, food delivery, babysitter, extra maid service, cot and high chair available on request for an additional fee.
Mandatory weekly cleaning fee, payable locally in cash 200,00 euros per week including maid service 5 hours p Kwh are included in the rental price. Excess of the included kwh will be charged locally at Euro 0,42 per kwh. Refundable damage deposit of Euro 1.500, is due upon arrival in cash (euro) or double signed travellers´ cheques. No other form of payment will be accepted.

From the parking, 116 steps lead up to the main entrance of the villa. Car suggested but not essential.

Room/property types


Check in times

Check in is preferred on Saturdays from 15.30 to 20.00. For arrivals after 20:00 until 22:00 there is an extra charge of EUR 50.00; no arrivals will be accepted after 22.00.
Those who arrive after 22.00 will need to check at our office at 9.00 a.m the following day.
The approximate arrival time, way of arrival (by air and/or using a car or public transportation) including flight or train details and contact number needs to be communicated to us by email at least a week before the arrival. This will help us arrange a meeting that addresses all your needs and questions. In case you are delayed, please give us a telephone call to advise the estimated time of arrival.
Guests must depart by 10.00 a.m. For departures before 9:00 a.m security deposit can be held and sent back by electronic draft to your bank after checking any damage caused during the stay.
Departure time has to be communicated upon arrival or during the rental period and at least 3 days before departure.
For apartments that accept animals an extra charge and an extra security deposit will be required.

Driving directions

Amalfi 3 km, Ravello 8 Km, Sorrento 32 Km, Salerno 30 Km, Positano 20 Km.
Two well-known restaurants offering delicious local cuisine are situated just down the steps as well as the bus stop marked SITA to Amalfi (10 min) and Positano (30 mins) . All essentials (bars, shops, banks, and post office) are situated in Amalfi town centre.
A communal staircase ( approx. 400 steps), 400 meters away, takes down to Santa Croce public beach which houses 2 restaurants, as well as umbrellas and chairs for hire.


Naples airport 60 Km, Rome Fiumicino 320Km.

Other information

Ferries and hydrofoil ply daily from Amalfi to Capri (1½ h.), Positano (20 min.), Sorrento ( 1 h.), Naples ( 2 h. ) Ischia (2½ h) and Salerno (1 h.).

Policies & disclaimers

A deposit of 40% of the rental cost is required and payable on booking.

Confirmation will not be effected until the whole of the deposit has been received.

The balance must be paid within 45 days before arrival.

Any extra cost must be paid in cash and on arrival.

At the arrival it is also require a security deposit for any damage caused during the stay.


If for any reason the customer intends to cancel the reservation, the customer must pay a fee based on the total rental cost calculated from the beginning of the lease period, according to the following:

Period from the booking to the arrival day

Cancellation percentage charged on the rental cost.

Booking fees

Total Amount charged

45 days or more


€. 50,00

15% + €. 50,00

44 - 30 days




29 or less




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