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Villa Rosinella in Amalfi: like a gem in the stone with a spectacular sea view

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Villa, 1 Bedroom, 2 Baths (Sleeps 2-3), 2 Gardens, Garage for 2 wheeled vehicle

Villa Rosinella is located in one of the most exclusive areas of Amalfi, along the famous 163 road connecting all the Amalfi Coast towns, near the well-known Santa Caterina Hotel. The Villa is just renovated and never used before as a vacation rental.

It’s like a gem set in the stone and from its windows, its terrace and the garden it’s possible to admire directly the classical view celebrated by a lot of postcards on Amalfi, a little town with a glorious past of maritime Republic. Thanks to the old tower on its side, guests can feel as ancient romans or as a poet or an artist, enjoying the quiet of these areas for their holidays.

Villa Rosinella, with its 60 sq. m., is a little rarity, for being one of the few accommodations on the Amalfi Coast to have a street level access, with no long flights of stairs or tortuous paths to reach it.

In this gracious villa it is possible to find the best elements of the Amalfi Coast. The sun is already present, due to the extraordinary position. The sea, which the villa directly overlooks to, without elements impeding its view, is crossed by dozens of wonderful boats during the day and typical fish lamps at night, to catch the tasty red squids. The lemons, whose fragrance enjoyable directly from the trees in the garden of the villa, are the basis for many local desserts such as the famous 'Delizie' based on lemon cream, and the liquor 'Limoncello'. The rocks of the Coast draw the lines of the Amalfi Coast in a way that make it one of the most important touristic destinations in the world. The barrel vaults, typical of many ancient homes on the Coast, ensure cool in summer and warm in winter.

Villa Rosinella can accommodate 3 guests in the double bedroom and on a furniture bed, that can be placed in the first room or in the new fitness room. It's ideal for 2 adults and a child up to 14 years old.

Starting from the private garage for 2-wheeled vehicles with a toilet , there is a brand new fitness room (with a private bathroom with shower), a little room with washing machine, a lpg stovetops (if you don't want to cook directly in the villa) and a wash. Then there is a solarium terrace with sunbeds, solar umbrella and a shower. On the terracotta ground, there is a splendid majolica wind rose and there it is possible to live wonderful relax moments under sun or moon light, with the Tyrrhenian Sea in front of the guests.

On the left of the terrace there is the entrance to the internal rooms of Villa Rosinella, actually separated in two rooms and the bathroom, each one with a wonderful view on Amalfi center and the sea.

The first one has a little electric kitchen angle with coffee maker, microwave oven, toaster, grill, fridge with freezer and a complete set of elements for cooking. On the opposite side there is a comfortable furniture-bed for one person. The room is air-conditioned.

The next room is a splendid double bedroom with luxury furniture, air-conditioning, television set and all the necessary for a comfortable staying. Starting from Jan 2017, Villa Rosinella has a brand new and comfortable memory foam matress. It has italian size that is something between queen and king size. The room has a little balcony. overlooking the sea. The room is air conditioned.

After the bedroom there is a large majolica-tiled bathroom with all the accessories, a large shower and a wonderful window on the sea.

Using a panoramic ramp of stairs from the solarium, it’s possible to reach the two levels garden of Villa Rosinella. The first is the smaller one with pomegranate trees, while the second one has beautiful typical Amalfi lemon trees, with a table and chairs for guests. The panoramic view from the gardens is even better.

Villa Rosinella has a daily gardening service operated by totally trusted people that can help guests for any possible issue.

It’s not necessary to have private transportation to stay at Villa Rosinella. It’s possible to park motorbikes or scooter in the private garage and the car just outside of it, without any risk because the area is very quiet.

Otherwise there is a bus stop near the Villa, connecting to the center of Amalfi, Positano, Sorrento and Agerola without other changes. It’s really difficult to find a more versatile solution.

Villa Rosinella is covered by free wireless broadband internet connection.

The nearest beach is the Duoglio one and a private lift service can be used, paying a little daily price reserved to Villa Rosinella’s guest. The access point is one minute on foot off the Villa. In the same position guests will find a good restaurant with special discounts for them.

Transfers to/from train stations or airports and mini-tours in the Amalfi Coast and surroundings are available on request at very special prices..

Checkin point is directly at the villa if not otherwise planned. For mandatory italian registration laws is mandatory to have a copy of all guests passports. Directly at checking guests must pay a total of 70 euro cash for mandatory final cleaning operated by third parties.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Gianfranco

Gianfranco and his parent Giuseppe are the owners of Villa Rosinella in Amalfi.

Why Gianfranco chose Campania

The villa has been owned by their family by generations. It has been just completely renovated and can be considered as a work in progress.

What makes this villa unique

Villa Rosinella is the rare opportunity to stay in the Amalfi Coast without long ramp of stairs to reach your vacation rental, a garage for your scooter and a free parking area in front of it for your car.


Amalfi Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main Bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom in the fitness room - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom in the garage - toilet , bidet
  • Vietri's Majolica tiled bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Main Bedroom - 1 king
  • Luxury fittings
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • 3 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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(28 traveler reviews)

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Villa Rosinella in Amalfi: like a gem in the stone with a spectacular sea view
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Stunning views and amazing place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay! Waking up in this place every day took our breath away and the owner was so understanding and above and beyond to make our stay spectacular! Highly recommend staying here and we will be back one day!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing time in Amalfi

  • 5 of 5

We loved Villa Rosinella. The location was perfect. The views were outstanding. The place was very clean when we arrived and the kitchen was stocked with goodies for us. We ate dinner on the terrace a couple of the nights which was perfect. The walk into Amalfi wasn't too bad, hills and steps of course, but close enough that it wasn't too bad. The A/C in the bedroom was broken upon our arrival and wasn't able to be fixed which was the only downside to our stay. It was a hot a couple nights and it is hard to leave the windows open as it can get a little loud from the traffic below. A fan would have helped that and would recommend to the owner to have one regardless for guests. All in all it was a wonderful stay in Amalfi and we would recommend it to anyone looking for a quaint place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a charming property this is... with a view beyond compare!

Upon arrival we were met by Giuseppe who made us feel very welcome. Although we did not meet Gianfranco he was always available by text and was extremely helpful.

We found the kitchen stocked with coffee, wine, juice, cookies, and some bread when we arrived. We were extremely thankful for that as we'd had a long day travelling.

The villa itself is charming with views from every room and a lovely big deck, perfect for coffee in the morning or wine at sunset overlooking Amalfi (it doesn't get much better). The location is great as it's about 10 minutes walk from town. There are also buses that go up and down the road frequently should you want to catch one.

We had a lovely stay and would definitely recommend Villa Rosinella!


  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Alison, thank you veeery much for your kind review and for letting us know that you really enjoyed your staying at Villa Rosinella! We really hope to have you with us another time. Ciao & grazie Gianfranco & Giuseppe
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Appartement plus que fantastique - Apartment more than fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Mon mari et moi avons passé 3 merveilleuses semaines à Villa Rosinella 1 pour célébrer nos 30 ans de mariage. L'accueil extraordinaire que nous avons eu de la part de Gianfranco, Giuseppe et Alfonso est remarquable. Toujours beaucoup d'attention pour que notre séjour soit super, des cadeaux pour notre 30e anniversaire, en plus de toute la nourriture fournie pour agrémenter notre séjour.La vue sur la mer de l'appartement est splendide de toutes les pièces ainsi que du balcon. Nous en avons tellement parlé en bien à notre retour au Québec, que des amis s'apprêtent à y passer des vacances au même endroit.

L'emplacement est merveilleux car vous pouvez visiter en marchant ou encore prendre l'autobus qui s'arrête juste en face de l'appartement.


My husband and I just spend 3 weeks in Villa Rosinella 1 to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. The extraordinary welcome we received from Gianfranco, Giuseppe and Alfonso is noteworthy. They did everything to make our stay wonderful

and to fell like home. They even gave us gifts for our anniversary lavishly all the supply they are furnishing in the apartment. The view of the ocean is fantastic from each one of the room and of course from the large balcony.

The emplacement is great because you can visit everything by walking or taking busses just in front of the apartment.

In our way back home, we talked so much about Villa Rosinella that we have friends who are planning to go soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear L. & J, thank you very much for your kind review and your staying with us. Medium-long stays as your one are always a big challenge for us, and we are happy you appreciated our constant attentions! Really hope to have you with us again for another important anniversary! Our best wishes Esposito Family
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Amazing Villa Best view

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from spending 11 day’s in this beautiful spotless Amalfi Villa. We want to thank Giuseppe and Gianfranco for suppling us with such a wonderful assortment of food! They stocked the refrigerator with Milk, fresh local mozzarella and ricotta (which where to die for) Italian meats, local red and white wine, prosecco, local Limoncello, beer and loads of bottled water. They even leave chocolate by the bed. The pantry was stocked with coffee, tea, bread, breadsticks, cookies, jams, Nutella, pasta, canned tomatoes, oils, vinegar and spice’s. Giuseppe even picked us some fresh lemons from his lemon trees above the villa. We enjoyed them every day in our water!!!! The villa is also stocked with dish soap, hand soap, bath soap, shampoo, Q-tips, shower cap, tooth paste and brushes and slippers!! We have rented from quite a few houses and villas and we have never experienced a rental so well stocked!!! Giuseppe and Gianfranco really go above and beyond in making sure their guests have everything (and we mean everything) to make it a relaxing stress free vacation!!! They are so sweet and kind! They treat you like family and you feel like you are staying with family!!! The villa is a 10 minute walk to town along the famous Amalfi road with a view of the beautiful Blue sparkling ocean!! We so enjoyed this walk every day!!! The busses and boats are excellent means of transportation to get to the other towns along the coast!! No need to rent a car!! Our favorite was the boats!! We want to thank Alfonso (who is Gianfranco’s cousin) and lives above the villa, for helping us with boat info and helping us arrange a boat ride to the blue grotto and Capri, which we highly recommend you not miss!!! Alfonso is also the kindest man!! And will help with whatever you need! And last but not least is the magnificent view from the terrace, and every window of the Villa. Our favorite was the reflection of the oceans sparkling blue water and cruise ships in the bathroom mirror. What a wonderful and relaxing way to get ready for the day!!!! We cannot express enough how wonderful this Villa is!!! If we are so lucky to get to return to Amalfi again someday we would not hesitate to stay here again. Grazie! Grazie! Giuseppe, Gianfranco and Alfonso for letting us stay in your beautiful Villa!! You treated us like family and we felt like we were leaving home and family!!!!

Speriamo di rivederti i nostri amici

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kevin, what a pleasure to have guests happy like you! And what a detailed review you created for Villa Rosinella!! We are really pleased you enjoyed your staying with us so much and hope to have you soon again in Amalfi. Ciao e a presto, Amico! Giuseppe, Gianfranco and Alfonso
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  • 5 of 5

Amazing, stunning views from the balcony, dining room, bed, and bathroom. All the necessities are generously provided.

Gianfranco is terrific, as is Carmen. They are so kind and thoughtful, and do everything that can be done to assure a fantastic stay in Amalfi.

He was always on time, even for a VERY early drive back to train. We felt like family. We enjoyed the sea, the view, the fresh eggs, the local wine they provided, and even the busy Italian street below.

We highly recommend Villa Rosinella. Unforgettable.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear David, this sunday Amalfi had a wonderful sunny and warm weather. Your kind words and spectacular review have made our day better! As you saw, Amalfi Coast is already wonderful itself. The warmth of a family and attention to details are the additional value we love giving to our guests. Hope to have you again with us. Soon! Ciao e grazie!! Gianfranco, Carmen and Giuseppe
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Capodichino International Airport in Naples
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Amalfi Port
Nearest Train
26 Kilometres
Salerno Station
Nearest Motorway
23 Kilometres
1) A3 - Vietri (to Naples) 2) A30-Salerno to Rome
Nearest Restaurant
200 Miles
Hotel Restaurant with special conditions for guest
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Duoglio in Amalfi
Car: not necessary

From Villa Rosinella, it's possible to choose between public Amalfi beaches, reachable throught a pleasant 10-15 minutes walk or Duoglio beach, more private and beautiful, that can be reached by a lift (10 eur/day)close to the villa.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Please note:
At arrival guests must:
- have a copy of documents for mandatory italian law registration,
- pay 70€ cash for the mandatory final cleaning, operated by third parties,
- pay 200€ cash as refundable deposit for accidental damages to property.
This deposit will be refunded immediately at checkout.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.