Situated in the ancient hamlet of Villamena, perched on a hill overlooking Minori and a short distance below the renowned Ravello, “A casa di Mike” or “To Mike’s house” is a hill-top residence surrounded with lovely lemon groves and trees of various fruits. This oasis of tranquility overlooks the Amalfi Coast (and the Gulf of Salerno) and is gifted with gentle breezes from the sea. “A casa di Mike” sits just below the church of San Gennaro, which dates back to the tenth century, a unique example of Romanesque architecture.
Welcoming, cozy, and fully-equipped, the three rooms, with its eat-in kitchen, provide a comfortable setting, which open to a large terrace with its lovely panorama perfect for relaxation and meals al fresco.
The center of Minori, with its restaurants, shops, cafes, and its beach, are within a 10 – 15 minute hillside walk of 325 steps, which are easily traversed between enchanting views and scent of the lemon orchards that decorate the coast. Villamena and this hill-top home can only be reached on foot after a few minutes by automobile from the center of town. Street parking is available on the road in Villamena (on a first come, first served basis), as is private parking (15 euros per day), from where the residence is reachable with just a short walk down a brief tract of steps, or using the local bus service stopping below Villamena and using the hillside path of 207 steps to “A casa di Mike”. Additional private parking can be found in Minori costing between 15 and 30 euros per day.
The master bedroom provides a queen size bed, armoire (clothes hangars included), night tables, desk, dresser w/draws, TV, linens included (extras at additional charge). The second bedroom has a full size bed, armoire, small table with lamp, floor, and lamp. The living room contains a sofabed, coffee table, armchair, TV, floor, and lamp. The kitchen offers a dining area (table w/chairs), refrigerator, stovetop, oven, toaster, microwave oven, electric blender, clothes iron with board, kitchenware, dishtowels, dishware, glassware, coffee and tea cups, napkins, coffee pot, juicer, electric kettle, tableclothes, cleaning supplies. The bathroom has a shower stall, sink, bidet, hairdryer, first aid kit, toilet paper, bath towels, face towels, (extra towels at an additonal fee).
The outdoor areas consist of terraces with outdoor furniture: chairs and table for dining, reclining chairs with small tables, a barbecue grill, and access to gardens with lemons trees and an outdoor shower. Views of Minori and Ravello, the sea and the surrounding mountains that makes "A casa di Mike" your own private paradise.
The residence also offers free wifi, satellite channels, air conditioning, screened windows and entrances, radiators in each room, washing machine with detergent, beach towels, cleaning/laundry products, rack for clothes drying and a portable fan.
• Ravello (Villa Rufolo, Villa Cimbrone, Cathedral) 1.3 km “on foot from Villamena "
• Amalfi (Duomo, Map Museum, Arsenal, Valle delle Ferriere [nature reserve], Emerald Grotto) 3 km
• Port of Salerno10 km
• Pier of Positano (Positano), Walk of the Gods, 12.1 km
• Salerno Train Station 12,5 km
• Fornillo Beach 12,6 km
• Pompeii excavations 15.5 km
• Pompei Forum 16.2 km
• Capri – Beach Grande 12 km
• Ischia 12km
• Procida 12km
• Sorrento 10km (all the islands and Sorrento are reachable ferry from the pier of Minori)
Nearest airport - Naples Capodichino Airport 61 km
Nearest train station - Salerno 20 km
Nearest highway - (A30) Salerno 20km
Nearest hospital - Castiglione di Ravello 2,5km, San Leonardo (Salerno) 26km
Guests (at an additional expense) can use the following services to reach Minori and the nearby attractions:
“A casa di Mike” is accessible from the center of Minori by using public transporation, private car, taxi, and walking. The following local services are within walking distance from the residence:
Long term parking (reservations recommended) – with 500 meters or 546 yards
Nearest local bus stop – 300 meters. or 328 yards (207 steps)
Taxi station – 500 meters or 546 yards
Shops and restaurants – 500 meters or 584 yards
Tourist information centre - 500 meters or 584 yards
Ferry service - 500 meters or 584 yards
For those that enjoy spending their days on the beach, Minori has several beach bars that have daily rental of lounge chairs and umbrellas as well as offering food and drink. Boat and kayak rentals are also available.
Our guests can retreat to the solace and quiet of "A casa di Mike" after a long day of sight seeing or just laying on the beach after swimming in the beautiful sea that hugs the Amalfi Coast.