Villa Maria Pia on 30 Mt on the Sea ,

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Last updated: 09/19/2015
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
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In the fantastic scenery of Praiano the 'Heart of the Coastal Amalfitana' Villa Mariapia is found, a house built on a rocky wall to peak on the sea.The house is very near to the beach of Praiano and is easy to be reached afoot. Besides, there is cave on the sea level between the bluff and the house, attainable from the sea. The stop of the bus is found really closed the Villa. Near to the Villa there is the famous night club 'L'Africana' that from 2010 became a lounge plain bar host to many stars of the show and had the best local and international artists. You can found restaurant characteristic and particular just a few meter far on spectacular pedestrian path on the coast. The sea is under the balconies and, if you desire, you can plunge you inside, literally. There is small swimming pool. The villa has big terraces it is possible to catch the sun and to have meal to the open one. the Saracen tower of about 1500 that is hosting an exhibition of paintings and pottery stands majestic

Christmas in Praiano: The Christmas in Coastal Amalfitana is fantastic there are very beautiful demonstrations to Positano, Amalfi, Ravello
Every year, since 1606, Praiano inhabitants used to decorate its balconies, terraces, gardens with lighting system composed by wax and oil. This custom handed from 1599, when Dominican Monks came to the Monastery of Santa Maria a Castro, placed on the hill above Praiano.“Luminaria” is an Event which comes true every year from August 1st to August 4th to celebrate San Domenico.On August 4th , very early in the morning (the first Mass is at 6.30 am), Praiano celebrates San Domenico’s Festival.“Luminaria” has a particular meaning: Domenico’s Mother, before giving him birth, she dreamed a dog with a torch in his mouth to burn the world. So when Domenico was born he had to diffuse “God’s word all over the world”.

Garden and the Saracen Towers: In the villa there are beautiful garden with secular trees
Near the villa there is a famous 'Towel Suppraiano' the tower of Praiano that witnesses the villa was built for stopping the Saracen invasions around 1500 after cristo.'Grotte Incantate' (enchanted grottoes) This time the audience will be able to experience the emotion of a concert in a sea grotto( Around last Week of August). Swim along the bay of Praiano, discovering the wonderful marine grottoes of Suppraiano,Le Grotticelle,Fontana Dell'altare, and Il Forno.. Instructors from the association swimtrekking will accompany you on a swimming visit of the coastline to arrive at the grotto where the concert will be held.On the occasion of the visit to the path of the gods or to assist to the concerts is possible to effect an excursion with Guides. an other interesting event is white night in Praiano that realizes it around the 10th of August.

shopping and restaurants: Below the mountain called St. Angelo a Tre Pizzi which stands 364 m, there is a church dedicated to St. Maria a Castro surrounded by some wonderful flora and fauna that is so typical in these mountain areas and this is also where the monastery of St. Domenico is situated. From this magnificent place you can admire a breathtaking view overlooking Vettica Maggiore, Positano, Li Galli and Capri’s island.
The first official document regarding this place is dated 1599, a document of Naples University that allowed the monks to build the monastery.
The interior structure is composed of two levels, on the first one there are four cells and a kitchen, on the ground floor an oven and cistern.
In the inside church there are many paintings. On the walls on the left nave there is one dating back to 1430 called Madonna delle Grazie, and recently removed sections of the wall allow most part of work to be seen.


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 16 m²
  • Elevator : till 25 step from the entrance of the Villa

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Children Welcome

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 8-14

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Bedroom 4


  • Attached Unit


  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    Only when the Villa is whole rented. there is extra charge...moreless

  • King size beds (1) in the room of the villa B there and a stely bed in very ancient beaten iron, Queen size Beds (4) the most of beds are in this size, Twin or Single Beds (2) It's possible add the single bed if required, Child Beds (1) we can arrange in same room same other bed for one more pleace to sleep., Baby Cribs (1) It's possible add baby crib...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet


  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub, bidet


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, bidet

    box shower with sauna...moreless

  • Bathroom has special details of Vietri stiles. In unt B there is a tube with shower combined hydromassage. In unit A theres is a bathroom with shower combined with hydromassage, saune and radio....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    we have decoder for receive satellite channel....moreless

  • Television


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    we have on west side the ancient Tower built in 1500 to protect villages from attacks by the Saracens and Turks. you can visit....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    The guests from the villa can see the Apennine mountains that reach the sea in the Gulf of Salerno...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    from the villa you have the impression to be on the horizon and get lost in the endless blue of the sea...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    the Villa are 30 mt up to sea level....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    8 seats inside for each dining room and 16 seats outside...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 16 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Available:

    in living shared room there is a computer station for internet e printing....moreless

  • Elevator:

    till 25 step from the entrance of the Villa...moreless

  • Garage:

    From 2012 will be charge 10 euro in low season per day each car and 15 euro per day each car in high season...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone:

    on payment in each unit...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    each unit have an indipendet forniture....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    wifi is free. We have also internet station in a public area...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Lunch or dinner can be arranged in apartments cook at home....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Neapolitan coffee machine...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    There are pots, plates and glasses,cutlery....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    (2) Each unit have separete kitchen. we can unit this two units A and B in one, in this way you can have 5 bedroom because we switch one kitchen in a bedroom....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    gas and elettric...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    for each unit we have ice maker, that we provide to give ice to our guest on request....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    in summer time you have a wonderfull time you can have a breakfast ouside or you could catch the sun relaxing looking you at the horizon and fantastic view of the surrounding nature...moreless

  • Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool
  • Sauna:

    just in one bathroom there is a box with the sauna...moreless

  • Jetted Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Villa Maria Pia units A or B Euros 1200,00 low season from 21st march till 30 May
Villa Maria Pia units A or B Euros 1.600,00 medium season  month June and Septembe
Villa Maria Pia units A or B Euros 1.800,00 hight season is JUly and August
Villa Maria Pia units A or B Euros 1200,00 low season from 1st October and Novembe
the price are for eahc unit means two not for entire villa

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Last updated: 09/19/2015
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75 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Naples international airport
150 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bar in Marina di Praia beach
6 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Positano Ferry
35 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Salerno Station
30 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Nearest Beach
Marina di Praia

Car: Not Necessary

In Praiano 'Heart of the Amalfi Coast' between Positano and Amalfi is located Villa MariaPia in a unique scenery of exceptional beauty, ideal for guests who love the sun, the sea and the hills that encircle.

From the summit of these hills, along the Path of the Gods, you can see all the countries of the Amalfi Coast as Montepertuso, Positano, Praiano, Conca dei Marini, Amalfi, and its 300 meters high above sea level , is Ravello with its ancient and beautiful villas Cimbrone and Rufolo, known and admired throughout the world that offers tourists a breathtaking view where you can admire Maiori, Minori and the Gulf of Salerno.

Villa Maria Pia has a personal wharf where by boat, you can reach Capri, Li Galli Island, called the island of the Sirens, The Smeraldo grotto, famous for its crystal clear green water, and other villages of the amalfitan coast.

We can also organize excursions from our hotel, by bus or limousine, to Paestum, Pompei, Ercolano, Sorrento, Vietri Sul Mare and all the beautiful villages in Amalfitan coast.

We have up the Villa the public transport stop, the number of our stop is 10, in Praiano.

Villa Maria Pia is very close to the beach of Praiano, which is easy to reach by walking from the visitor along a path that runs along the sea. Along the path is the famous 'Torre a Mare' of medieval origin. Today Marina di Praia is a popular seaside town, joined by thousands of hikers due to its characteristic position between two tall cliffs where the guest can also find delicious local snack to eat fresh fish just caught by local fishermen, visitors will also find bars and small beach resorts with sun beds and umbrellas.

We can book for our guest wellness center all kind of massage out or inside the villa.

We can organize cook at home on request for lunch - dinner or both .

Our guest can also learn our culinary traditions thanks to cooking school day.

Our guest can rent a scooter with included service of delivery and collection directly to the garage of the villa.

We have a private parking just up the villa to road level, with automatic opening and closing (you will pay € 10 low season or euro 15 high season per day for each car + 5 euro more for big van).

We have the lift from the our private parking till living lounge bar and buffet breakfast room, from here you have 110 steps for to reach our wharf on the sea, where you can take a swim and enjoy the beautiful cave that we have a few meter from the ladder.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1950

About the owner: I Vincenzo Cuomo , the son of the owners, I witnessed the creation from nothing of this place fascinating and charming for the holidays, thanks to the enormous sacrifices of my parents, who are deprived of many things in their lives : ' My father worked as a machinist on large commercial ships , sacrificing the affections of the family and this has allowed us to build a piece at a time, this fantastic property . My mother had the patience to stay without my father , because of the distance. the management of the villa was and is done at the household level , and my brother who helped build it , dealing with the maintenance of the structure. While I was helping technically the project undertaken by my family I became a deck officer in the Merchant Marine , now with the title of Captain, after many difficulties I hope eventually to be able to devote myself entirely to tourism activity that we have created . All together we go ' Today ' to realize our dream of seeing , grow this company to offer our visitors a wonderful memory of this piece of paradise.

Why the Owner Chose Praiano:
villa Maria Pia literally plunges you in the sea in tuning with the horizon that transmits serenity, relaxation, the terrace is marvelous to catch the sun, the enchanting natural cave can be visited really under the villa, attainable to swimming. our complete availability to resolve as far as possible your applications.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
1) we have the possibility to organize the transfer from the airport to the villa with our vehicles that are beautiful vans and also from the station of the trains in Naples. 2) we have a free service of car with a supermarket, which comes to directly pick up our guests to the villa and to bring them to the supermarket without obligations of purchases. 3) for any emergency we have a physician ready professional to intervene for every necessity of health. 4) we have a convention with two societies for transports sea for daily excursions along the coast or it transports for destinations predetermined Capri, Positano etc. they can directly embark our guest under our villa. Besides some restaurants on the sea they have a boat devoted that they come to directly pick up the tourists under our villa and then it brings back them. 5) for any help you can call us trough our intercom and we arrive in few minutes. 6) we have brochures that is furnished us from the office information tourist of Praiano that we leave in the apartments for consultation to our clients, with all the traditional demonstrations of the Amalfitana Coast. 7)we have the possibility to connect to internet through system wi-fi. 8) we have the elevator from the parking lot from level road up to 25 stairs from the villa. 9) we have besides really near to the villa the stop of the public (bus) vehicles. For any doubt not hesitate to ask us 10) manicure and pedicure and fingernails reconstruction.

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  • pool


  • Grotto under Villa

    Grotto under Villa

  • bar Villa MariaPia

    bar Villa MariaPia

  • terraces of Villa MariaPia

    terraces of Villa MariaPia

  • Villa MariaPia and anciant tower from sea view

    Villa MariaPia and anciant tower from sea view

  • grotto under the villa

    grotto under the villa

  • Villa Maria Pia in Praiano

    Villa Maria Pia in Praiano

VRBO #101894

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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