The house is on the hill next to Zambrone. Less than 10 minutes by car from really nice beaches (zambrone,parghelia... Tropea is a bit more far away but it deserves to be visited above all during low season).
Your privacy is protected by the high hedges and trees. We enjoyed the sunny mornings into the swimming pool. The pool was always clean : Mr Francesco, the gardener , a really patient and nice person, has visited us every 2 days early in the morning in order to clean it. Exquisite person.
There is a shower with hot water outside next to the swimming pool.
In the kitchen there is everything we needed. Wash machine, dishwasher, small oven and all the rest for cooking a nice meal. There are different supermarkets within few km where is possible to buy local food and fruit&vegetables shops.
Air conditioning in both bed rooms and tv with international programs.
Terrace on the top of the house with a beautiful view on the Mediterranean sea.
We have been there for 1 week and planning to come back the next year for 2 weeks!
We can definitely advise it to those who wants to visit this beautiful region!
I had a wonderful week long stay in this beautiful villa. It is close to a number of lovely restaurants and beaches. It is also a short drive from the historic town of Tropea, which is a lovely place to explore and go for lunch or dinner. The roof top area is one of the highlights - the perfect spot for a drink whilst watching the breathtaking sunset every evening. The pool and BBQ area are lovely and clean. The villa has everything you need for a relaxing holiday, in a beautiful part of Southern Italy.
Vila is in a private houses area, which is empty in June. Perfect for 4 persons, clean and cozy. The car is a must. Communication with Alex and Tanya was clear both through the booking process and whilst at the villa. Couple of issues were resolved very fast by local guy who speaks only Italian.
For the really good food and service we recommend "Da Tonino" in Pargelia (15 min drive). Other nearby restaurants/ pizzerias were very average in comparison to this place.
Some Inconveniences: first, the construction in front of the house - as the very bothering noise of drilling and construction workers debates starting at 7:30 every morning including weekends. Hope this construction will end until autumn. It would be nice to be noted in advance regarding this. Second, no private parking place - only narrow parking place is on the street close to the house, where construction workers constantly drive and park their trucks also. Third, internet connection could be faster, but we understand this does not depend on hosts.
I would highly recommend this place for family vacations. Thanks a lot.
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As has been said in previous reviews, a lovely villa with great views of the coastline, situated in a quiet residential area. Outside space offering both sun and shade with pool to cool off in was definitely a highlight for us. Inside is, as described, 'homely' and was clean and comfortable. Only thing we missed in the kitchen was an oven as there is only a 4 ring hob. We used 2 supermarkets in Zambrone itself most of the week for basic supplies. The booking process was very smooth and Alex always provided a swift response to any questions we had. We would definitely recommend this villa and would book again if holidaying in the area as there are loads of places to visit. Car hire is essential.
- Nice location
- Super seaview from rooftop with sundown and in clear weather You see Stromboli amd all other 6 islands
- pool and barbeque areas
- nice peaceful neighborhood
- Zambrone Marina has basic shops for food etc. also very nice beach
- must to visit before barbeque and vines: Macceleria G.Muggeri in Santa Domenica village (15min drive only)
- car needed for sure still with this villa.
Overall very good value for rental, We plan to go again in future. Calabria and especially Tropea area is marvelous!!!
The villa was exceptional. The write up was spot on. Watching the sun sets from the roof was amazing. Peacefull surroundings made it so relaxing.plenty of room for all to have little chill out areas for everyone. As long as you are a driver this villa would tick every box. There is a little cafe down the road that sells the best ice cream around. Worth every penny.