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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Apricale, Province of Imperia, Liguria

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Louise777...
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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“Fabulous villa in fantastic setting”
Reviewed 14 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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My husband and I and our two teenage kids stayed here in July and had a wonderful holiday. The house was extremely well equipped and had everything we needed. It was spacious and very comfortable, well appointed with tasteful decor. There were stunning views from every window and the most beautiful setting for the pool which overlooked the Liguria countryside.

Apricale is a picturesque village, with tiny streets (no cars) and bustling village square which had good free wifi for my teenagers!! There are some great restaurants and the village has a dreamy, laid back atmosphere. It is built on a hill and the villa is at the top of the village (be prepared to walk uphill from the village square but it is only about 5 minutes). We spent most our time relaxing at the villa and pool but also were able to visit Italian beaches and those in the south of France as the village is within easy reach of the both.

Stuart, the owner, could not have been more welcoming. We received excellent instructions of how to find the villa/Apricale, info about the house and places to visit/things to do in the area.

I would thoroughly recommend this villa.

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Liked best: The villa/pool and the beautiful setting
Liked least: Walking up the hills!!!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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JohnBeiji...
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“It's a Dream Come True”
Reviewed 16 February 2016 for a stay in November 2015
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Our stay (2 adults 2 children) in this magnificent villa in Apricale was an absolute delight! As an Australian family experiencing a true Italian get-a-way, we were so lucky to pick a gem. A unique experience. This magnificent villa was beyond our imagination and expectations! Not only was it well appointed, meticulously renovated and decorated with flair and finesse, it was also comfortable and welcoming ! We could have easily just stayed-put!

However, we had the added bonus of exploring Apricale: a village of remarkable beauty we had never even heard of. Just a five minute walk to meander down the pathways into the village-heart and experience the Italian ‘vibe’. There is no room for cars in the village which just adds to the magic. It's a small hike from the villa up to the car park - about 100-odd metres - but wasn't a problem and no trouble finding a parking space.

The main piazza was fantastic. The local bar and restaurants, people-watching, a real treat. There was also a free wi-fi connection in the piazza and another bar/restaurant further down the hill. And incredibly good food at four different places.

The absolute jewel in the crown was the infinity pool in the villa with incredible views of the valley - would be perfect for a mid-summer stay, so we will just have to go back.

Stuart, the owner, was so accommodating and very easy to communicate with. He made our first Italian experience one we will never-ever forget!

This place is an absolute GEM! My advice? Book-it!

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Liked best: Setting and quality of house
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Emmeken H
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017
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