Villa Renata is a welcoming apartment that covers the entire top floor of a villa located on a hillside, facing the sea. It sleeps five people. From Villa Renata you will have a splendid view of the greenery and of the sea. Villa Renata is 80 square meters (860 square feet). It features a wide private terrace with a view of the sea and a private garden.
You will be roughly 1 km (0.6 miles) from the center of Santa Maria di Castellabate, roughly 500 meters (550 yards) from shops and the stop for the local bus. You will find the closest restaurant at 400 meters (440 yards) and the closest beach at roughly 1 km (0.6 miles). You will reach Villa Renata from the garden without having to climb any steps.
To stay at Villa Renata you will need a car. You will be able to park it inside the entrance gate.
Villa Renata is built on the slope of a hill covered by pine trees. It is the top level of an ancient country house, and it is surrounded by a plot of land where citrus trees and olive trees are grown. The sloping terrain has made it possible to build a private entrance to the villa, with an entrance gate that is totally independent of the rest of the building. As a matter of fact, the rest of the building, which has been built by the owners for their own vacations, can't bee seen from Villa Renata as it is located under the large terrace. Standing on the terrace or in the garden of Villa Renata you will not be able to see other houses around you, except for those far away, scattered here and there in the fields and in the olive groves, or clustered close to the sea.
From the main gate you will enter a small fenced rustic garden, where there is the parking space.
In the garden you will find oleanders with pink flowers, a large fig and a few century-old olive trees. In the shade of the trees there is a table with chairs, as well as a long brickwork bench on which you will be able to seat and enjoy the wide view of the vegetation and of the sea.
The interior of the house is airy and luminous. All the rooms have a view of the sea. From the terrace you will enjoy a 360-degree view, that goes from the hill covered by the typical loca pine trees, behind the house, to the valley below and all the way to the sea.
The view of the sea embraces the whole small bay of Santa Maria di Castellabate, from the cliff of Punta Licosa, with its lighthouse, to the south, to the cape of Punta Tresino, to the north. This tract of the Mediterranean sea, famous for the beauty of its bottom and rich in archaeological findings of the Greek and Roman ages, is a protected sea park and it is a real paradise for divers.
On clear days your sight can reach the entire Gulf of Salerno, with the Amalfi Coast and the island of Capri on the background. From this place you will also enjoy spectacular sunsets over the sea and the view, at night, of the lights of the Gulf.
Staying at Villa Renata you will enjoy the sun, the sea, the green of the pine trees, the quiet of a small, charming, tourist center, the good local cuisine based on the genuine produce of the Cilento National Park, such as mozzarella cheese, olive oil and wine.
Villa Renata is an excellent starting point to visit the Cilento National Park and the archaeological excavations of Paestum and Velia, the excavation of Pompeii and Herculaneum, the Amalfi Coast and Capri.
The terrace is 70 square meters (750 square feet) large. It is partly shaded by a retractable awning. It is equipped with a table, chairs and a deck chair. From the terrace you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the sea and of the hills.
The garden is 50 square meters (540 square feet) large. It is partly shaded by perfumed oleander trees and by fig trees. You will be able to reach it from the main entrance hall. It is equipped with a table, chairs, a sun umbrella and an external shower. From the garden you will enjoy a gorgeous view of the sea and of Santa Maria di Castellabate and of the surrounding countryside.
The living room is paved with characteristic tiles. The furnishings are cozy and comfortable. The furnishings include a sofa , two armchairs and a desk. In this room you will find a small television (local channels). From the living room you will be able to enter the terrace with a view of the sea through a French door.
The kitchen is well equipped, with a four-burner gas cooker, an electric oven, a refrigerator with freezer and an Italian-style coffee-maker. There is an age-old fireplace made of bricks. There is a table to seat four guests. The kitchen has a window with a view of the greenery and of the sea at a distance.
Bedroom 1 with en-suite bathroom
You will be able to enter the first bedroom from the corridor. The bedroom has a matrimonial bed (160 cm/62 inches, wider than a queen-size bed). From the bedroom you will be able to enter the terrace with a view of the sea through a French door. This bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, equipped with a washbasin and a toilet.
You will be able to enter the second bedroom from the corridor. It has a twin bed (80 cm/32 inches) and two twin beds (80 cm/32 inches), that can be pushed together into a matrimonial bed if requested (please contact our staff in advance to make arrangements). From the bedroom you will be able to enter the terrace with a view of the sea through a French door.
The bathroom is equipped with a washbasin, a toilet and a fully enclosed shower. You will be able to enter the bathroom from the corridor.
You will be able to reach the laundry room from the terrace. Here you will find a washing machine at your disposal.