Armonia is a bright, well decorated and nicely appointed apartment with an absolutely fantastic view. The water literally sparkles when the sun is at the right angle. The photos on the rental website accurately represent the apartment. My husband and I spent 12 nights here in May and early June 2015. This was our home base from which we explored many of the towns of the Amalfi Coast. We walked many of the paths, including the famous "Pathway of the Gods" and the "Valley of the Mills". We also walked to the fjord in Furore and to Ravello (consider taking the Sita bus up and then walking down). A number of books describing the walks in the area are available in the apartment in Italian, English and German.
The apartment is about 2 km from Amalfi and so allows for a more relaxing stay. Sita buses travel from Amalfi to many places along the coast and there is a stop on the main road SS163 near the entry to the apartment. Beware, the buses are often very full when they leave Amalfi. From Amalfi you have the option of boat taxis and boat cruises too. Two beaches are within a one kilometre walk of the apartment and then down about 450 stairs. I suggest renting chairs and an umbrella if you will be spending more than an hour or two.
We took advantage of the grocery delivery service to begin our stay; it was very helpful but those with food sensitivities should know that some substitutions were made based on availability. There are fruit and vegetable vendors and markets in Amalfi and a market in the village up the stairs (about 200 to 300 stairs from the apartment). A lovely fish market is very close by.
I do a lot of our cooking when we vacation. The kitchen has lovely dishes and a good selection of pots and pans but it would be very helpful to have a sharp chopping knife, vegetable peeler and a tin opener. We bought a bread knife and a 3-person espresso pot and left them in the apartment.
Any issues during our stay were promptly and professionally resolved (we had some trouble with the WiFi and the gas during our stay). We found the bed to be very firm and a bit squeaky but we had no trouble sleeping. We were provided with lots of bath and hand towels but only one tea towel for the kitchen. The washing machine is very easy to use and just the right size for two to three people. A laundry drying rack with clothespins is provided on the balcony.
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