Cinque Terre/Portovenere Beach Apartment with Great Views

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Last updated: 10/19/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Casa Bella is located in the fisherman's village of Portovenere (just listed by New York Times as one of the top 45 most beautiful places to visit on earth and one of the UNESCO world heritage sites), not to mention one of the most beautiful and romantic villages of the Italian Riviera! Portovenere is the perfect hub for visiting the CinqueTerre yet less crowded and less touristy. The apartment is very conveniently located just a five minute walk from the historical center and from local restaurants, supermarkets, beaches, and the ferry dock. From April-October ferries regularly depart for the CinqueTerre villages.

Casa Bella is a two bedroom one bathroom apartment with a fantastic view and a nice terrace overlooking the Poet's Gulf. Upon entering to your right is the dining table that seats up to six and the living room area with a big window that overlooks the panoramic terrace. To your left is a small but totally renovated new kitchen with microwave, dishwasher,coffee maker,etc. There are two bedrooms. One of the bedrooms has two single beds and the master bedroom has a queen-size bed and two extra bunk beds for children. The master bedroom also has a great sea view. The bathroom has a nice sized shower which was remodelled in 2010. There is also a washing machine and air conditioning.

This is the perfect set up for two couples or for a family. The owner,Sarah is American and supplies a very helpful housebook with lots of local information and is very easy to communicate with. She is also usually available during your stay for any assistance or questions you might have. For those wishing to visit the area without a car, the owner is happy to pick guests up upon arrival at the train station in La Spezia free of charge (when possible). A driver is available at extra cost for those wishing to be picked up at the airport or upon departure.

The owner also owns 2 larger inland villas in the vicinity of the CinqueTerre for larger groups of 6-10 people which are also listed on VRBO.

Keywords: Apartment,Portovenere,Cinque Terre,Rentals

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa in living room can be made into a double, Bunk Beds (1) The bunk beds are located in the master bedroom...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    flat screen...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access:

    An internet key is provided but guests Are responsible to install on personal computer...moreless

  • Garage:

    Just below the apartment...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony:

    A small living area w/love seat,two chairs and a table...moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 19 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid season
Sep 4 - Oct 28, 2016
4 night min stay
Low Season
Oct 29 - Dec 17, 2016
3 night min stay
Low season
Dec 18 - Mar 11, 2017
3 night min stay
Mid season
Mar 12 - Apr 29, 2017
3 night min stay
Late mid
Apr 30 - Jun 3, 2017
4 night min stay

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $33 per night, per additional guest

High season
Jun 4 - Aug 26, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 3%


Upon arrival a security deposit 300 euros is required and 70 euro final cleaning fee will be deducted from your deposit.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 10/19/2016
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80 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
500 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Bar Lamia
300 Metres
Nearest Ferry
Portovenere dock
10 Kilometres
Nearest Train
La Spezia
12 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
La Spezia
400 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Locanda LUcciola
300 Metres
Nearest Beach

Car: Not Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1965

About the owner: My name is Sarah Ferrari and I have been living in Italy for over 20 years. I found my love in husband Franco almost 15 years ago. I was so lucky to move to the beautiful area of La Spezia which offers so many alternatives for an outdoorsey like myself. My husband's family has owned this property since it was constructed in the 60's along with a few other properties in the area and I have been managing it for over 10 years and catering to mostly American and Australian clients.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
While staying at my property in Portovenere, if you let yourself go you will be immersed in the typical small village life that Portovenere has to offer. Away from the hussle and bussle of some of the art cities, here you will be in contact with the village people and an authentic atmosphere. Daily activities are sipping wine,people watching,dining at a good seafood restaurant and taking a ferry to one of the CinqueTerre...I's a hard life but somebody has to do it!!!

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Speaks: english, italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • terrace views

    terrace views

  • Living room with view

    Living room with view

  • View from master bedroom

    View from master bedroom

  • Dining table

    Dining table

  • Beautiful watercolor of Saint Peter left in our house book by guests.

    Beautiful watercolor of Saint Peter left in our house book by guests.

  • More happy guests…….and we are just waiting for you!!!!

    More happy guests…….and we are just waiting for you!!!!

  • Living room looking over the terrace

    Living room looking over the terrace

  • Living room

    Living room

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • Twin bedroom

    Twin bedroom

  • kitchen


  • Characteristic Village of Portovenere

    Characteristic Village of Portovenere

  • Guest book comments!!!

    Guest book comments!!!

  • Article featuring the owner in her other property, Villa Maggiano!

    Article featuring the owner in her other property, Villa Maggiano!

VRBO #74844

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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