Vacation apartment Casa Orfeo overlooks the town of Ravello with its famous Villa Cimbrone and the sea.
It is the perfect hideaway spot for those who are looking for peace and privacy during their holidays, but at the same time do not wish to be totally isolated. Friendly owners live in another house just up the hill and are on hand if guests require them. At night too while dining al fresco it is a delightful scene when the lights of the town twinkle in the distance.
Casa Orfeo is pleasantly furnished in a modern style and has entrance from the well furnished terrace into the lounge / dining room with well equipped open-plan kitchen.
To the left the single bedroom. Bathroom with tub and hand shower, washing machine, WC, lavabo.
To the right of the lounge the double bedroom has access to the panoramic terrace.
Perched high on one of the spectacular hills of Scala, the apartment is reached after climbing the inevitable 85 steps from roadside.
Car is recommended and there is free parking on roadside about 800 meters away.
Double Bed, Heating, Access to large Side Sea View Terrace .
Single Bed, Heating.
Bath, Washing Machine
Sitting / Dining Room
Divan, Heating, TV, Access to large Side Sea View Terrace
4 Gas Rings, Electric Oven, Fridge - Freezer.
Access to the property
From roadside, 85 outdoor Steps to reach the House.
Car is recommended and there is free parking on roadside about 800 meters away
This property is available for a minimum stay of seven nights.
** Short Breaks - min. 3 nights available - tariffs on request **
Beach: 7 Km. (Atrani or Castiglione) - Restaurants 350 m. - Bus Stop 20 m. or in Scala centre.
Cites - Scala centre: 1 Km. - Ravello: 3 Km. - Amalfi: 8 Km. - Positano: 27 Km. - Sorrento: 40 Km. - Salerno: 30 Km. - Napoli: 58 Km. - Roma: 276 Km.
Attractions - Pompei Excavations: 36 Km. - Paestum Excavations: 77 Km. - Vesuvius Crater: 58 Km.
Airports - Naples Capodichino - 62 Km. - Roma Leonardo da Vinci 291 Km. - Roma Ciampino 264 Km.
Railway Stations - Salerno - 30 Km. - Sorrento 40 Km.
Casa Orfeo is situated in Minuta, high on one of the spectacular hills of Scala .
Most people visit Ravello for the incredible views, but also the views from Scala are not less. From near the top of Scala in the hamlet of Campidoglio, the panoramic view includes all of Ravello, with the lush green gardens of the Villa Cimbrone at the tip of the promontory, the rugged mountains and coastline and the Bay of Salerno. Here can enjoy one of the Amalfi Coast’s quietest and most stunning views.
The little hamlet of Minuta can be spotted from across the valley in Ravello by the little church dedicated to Santissima Annunziata, this beautiful 11th-century church is thought to be one of the oldest churches in Scala. Minuta deserves its name, which means “small.”
The views from the little piazza next to the church of Minuta are wonderful. Looking down the valley you’ll spot the hamlet of Pontone and the ruins of the church of Sant’Eustachio dating from the 12thcentury. Hikers will enjoy the walk from Minuta to Pontone and continuing down the valley directly to Amalfi or up to the Valle dei Mulini to explore the mountain and visit the ruins of Amalfi’s paper mills.
Shops and restaurant are about 1 Km. away.
The bus stop is just 20 m. away ( Bus to Minuta comes only 2 or 3 times a day ) or in Scala centre (Bus almost every hour ) and from here the SITA Bus line goes to Ravello - 2 Km. and Amalfi - 7 Km.
From Amalfi, SITA (Unico Campania) buses connect all the Amalfi Coast and Sorrento Coast towns. From the docks in Amalfi you will also be able to board ferries and hydrofoils to Positano, Capri, Salerno or Sorrento Coast and Naples, as well as go on mini-cruises for tourists.
If you are fond of archaeology, Pompeii, Herculaneum and Paestum are easily within reach, between 1 to 2 hours driving distance.
Check-in time is between 3 and 8 p.m. You will be met and taken to the booked accommodation, asked for a photo copy of your Id or passport, any extras and the Breakage deposit (in cash only in any currencies) Euro 300,00 – this is refunded on your departure day, less any breakages.
We strongly recommend contacting our land agents the day before or early morning of your arrival day, to let them know how you intend getting to the resort and approximate arrival time, they will in this occasion be able to advise of any local fiestas, roads closed etc...
Check-out time is between 07:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
Arrival and departure times can be arranged outside these times for this service a supplement of Euro 55,00 is applied.
Heating : if required Euro 10,00 per day.
Final Cleaning : Euro 50,00 payable upon departure
Municipal Holiday Residence Tax payable locally in cash.
Extra Services if required - advance notice may be required :
The easy way to get to Casa Orfeo (Scala) from Naples/Rome Airport or Naples Train station is to rent a car.
Once at the property you can get around also by public transport as parking in some towns is hard to come by and expensive.
Ideally recommended for Hikers, to explore the archaeological sites, relaxation, comfort.
However those who have difficulty with steps, please ensure to read access to property.
Total of 85 Steps to Access the property.
Rental tariff is based on a minimum stay of seven nights.
For Short stay please make a specific request.
Services Included :
Bookings / Payments: Within option expiry day 30% deposit is required in order to confirm the booking. Balance payment is due 45 days prior to arrival date.
Cancellations and Curtailments by the client: Once payment is received and voucher (Booking Confirmation) issued, any amendments or cancellations will incur the following charges:
10% Of full rental amount from date of confirmation, up to 45 days prior to rental commencement period.
50% Of full rental amount 44 – 30 days prior to rental commencement period.
90% Of full rental amount 29 – 07 days prior to rental commencement period.
100% Full rental amount less than 7 days prior to rental commencement or during period.
Please consult our Booking Terms and Conditions.
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Particular Notes :
Well located at 5 mn from ravello and 10 from amalfi Superb view onto the coast and ravello Quiet place Very good welcoming from luigi indicating some nice place to eat and drink Car park is somehow easy to find (in sept at least) not far from the flat Bus stop right down the flat if you don t have a car Overall a very good spot to settle and then visit the amalfitaine coast.
Quiet easy access for the place even though you ll have some stairs to go up to the flat you will soon discover this is not a big deal compare to other place you will go for visit
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Ein wunderschönes Apartment in sehr guter Lage” Wir genossen neben der sehr guten Ausstattung des Apartments besonders den Aufenthalt auf der Terrasse mit dem Blick über Ravello und dem Park der Villa Cimbrone. Für unsere Erkundigungen nutzten wir überwiegend die Busverbindung nach Amalfi (über Ravello) der in der unmittelbaren Nähe vor der Kirche SS. Annunziata im Stadtviertel Minuta bzw. in Scala vor dem Dom hält. Zu beachten ist, dass das Apartment nur nach 80 Stufen über eine vorbeiführende Treppe zu erreichen ist.
Für Anreisende mit dem Auto sei erwähnt, dass man eine Dauerparkkarte („Abbonamenti“) für 20 EUR/Woche erwerben kann. Erhalten in der Touristeninformation in Scala von einem herbeigerufenen Uniformierten
Particular Notes :
Was it good value for money? Good value for money Did it meet your expectations? Expectations met. Was the description accurate? Accurate description. Would you recommend it to a friend? Would recommend. Were you adequately looked after during your stay? Prompt response to queries etc. Comments : This apartment is in a superb location with fantastic views. It is in a lovely, quiet, non-touristy area of Campania which suited us perfectly..
The apartment is basically equipped but it was adequate for our needs.
Particular Notes :
This was a lovely apartment with a lovely spacious terrace which looked out onto a fabulous view of the amalfi Coast, Ravello and the Villa Cimbrone.<br/>On arrival we were met by the holiday company representative who carefully explained everything we needed to know for our stay.<br/>The double bedroom was lovely with doors opening out into the terrace - you could sit up in bed looking out onto the beautiful view. <br/>The walk up and down the 80 or so steps to the apartment and half-mile walk into the village of Scala kept us fit! We did not hire a car but had no trouble getting around as the buses are cheap and fairly frequent. We walked into the pretty little town of Ravello a couple of times with no problems.<br/>The village of Scala is a lovely little place; it is not touristy but has a several shops which will provide for most of your needs and a nice little cafe in the square with a couple of nice places to eat. We ate in Ristorante de Cavialieri a couple of times; the food was lovely and the service very good.<br/>The local people are very friendly.
The whole area is very beautiful and the scenery is breathtaking.<br/>We are definitely going back to this lovely place. We loved everything about
The apartment was spacious and well equipped although a hair dryer would be a useful addition!<br/>A double mattress would have been more comfortable than two singles on the bed but this was a minor consideration.
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|51||1 Db 1 Sg||1||3||Saturday, 27 August 2016||Friday, 30 September 2016||£70.00 Per night||7||100|
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