This charming villa is located in one of the most beautiful and panoramic areas along the Amalfi Coast. It is conveniently located between the two historical towns of Amalfi and Ravello, in a private and exclusive position, making it, a great starting point for easy day trips to all the tourist points of interest of the Amalfi Coast and Sorrento Coast as well as Naples, Vesuvius, Pompeii, Herculaneum, Paestum and the islands of Capri and Ischia.
The pool situated on the upper floor of the villa and the five different levels of large terraces and gardens face the sun and the sea.
Every angle of the place allows you to admire the Lattari mountains, verdant with cultivations of lemons, which steeply plunge into the sea and enclose the narrow valleys of the villages of Minori and Maiori, the picturesque inlet of the coast, visible up to Capo D’Orso, and last but not least, the wide and splendid view of the Mediterranean sea.
The terraces are decorated with jars filled with flowers, some of which are sun-drenched and others shaded by pergolas, trees or awnings. The interiors are luminous, welcoming and tastefully and elegantly furnished in bright Mediterranean style.
Accommodation: (Interior 250 sq meters, 1000 sq. meters of outdoor area consisting of terraces and gardens). Entrance from the main road along the short private driveway. A garage, at the end of the driveway, provides parking for one car, there is additional parking for two cars along the driveway.
The house is two-storey high.
19 steps up to the main floor of the villa. Entrance is into a roomy and airy living room, elegantly furnished with large sofas and couches placed around an open fireplace and decorated with lots of precious lamps, paintings and ceramic vases, a wooden dining table 8 seats with wood base and elegant chairs. It features 2 French windows with white curtains opening onto a panoramic terrace with spectacular views. This terrace is equipped with wrought iron table with ceramic top for 6 and wrought iron chairs, another French window open onto a lateral terrace also with sea views. The living-room has also large windows through which you can enjoy a wide-open view of the seascape.
The kitchen can be reached from the living room but also from the terrace, making it easy and pleasant to organize outdoor meals. The kitchen is fully equipped with 4 gas rings, dishwasher, microwave, electric oven, fridge, freezer and door leading to the terrace situated in a delightful angle, surrounded by pine trees and a mature violet bougainvillea. You will find this terrace perfect for outdoor meals in front of a breathtaking seascape. It is equipped with a big table for outdoor meals and shaded by awnings.
Next to the kitchen is the elevator. In addition, there is also a laundry-room available and a bathroom with modern glass shower cubicle, washbasin, WC, hairdryer, etc...
A hallway behind the living room leads to a roomy bedroom featuring one double bed, en-suite bathroom with large shower cubicle, washbasin, WC, hairdryer, etc... 2 French windows opening to terraces with sea views.
The upper level
Reached either through the indoor staircase (20 steps) or the lift, houses 2 double bedrooms and one bedroom with 2 single beds.
The largest double bedroom has en-suite bathroom with large shower cubicle and hydro massage tub, washbasin, WC, etc...
The other 2 bedrooms share a bathroom, located in the hall, with a modern glass stall shower. Each bedroom has its own TV, a control to regulate the air conditioning and French windows opening onto terraces with sea views.
From this floor, the lift takes you to a spacious terrace (reached also from the entrance of the villa with an external stairway of 45 steps) with terracotta floor, decorated with large terracotta pots overflowing with geraniums. A stairway of 21 steps takes you to the upper level with a huge terrace which provides spectacular views of the coast and the sea and comfortable and furnished outdoor spaces. It houses a large swimming pool (16x7 m. open from May to October), 2 outdoor showers, deck chairs, shaded dining area with table and charcoal barbecue and in a corner the bar area.
Facilities: Remote-controlled gate opening onto the private driveway. Parking for 3 cars. Car suggested but not essential.
Swimming pool, 2 outdoor showers, elevator, laundry room with washing machine, dishwasher, satellite TV, DVD player, CD player, winter heating, air conditioning throughout, pay telephone for incoming and outgoing calls, Wi-Fi internet connection, fridge, freezer, electric oven, hairdryer in each bathroom, barbecue area, ironing facilities.
Services: English speaking manager on call. Food delivery service, private chef, baby sitter, baby cot and high chair available for an additional cost.
Maid service: cleaning services (3 hours per day from Monday till Saturday) and change of linen twice-a-week are included in the rental price.
This property is available for a minimum stay of seven nights from Saturday to Saturday.
** Short Breaks - min. 3 nights available during Low Season - tariffs on request **
Beach: 1 Km. (Atrani or Castiglione) - Restaurants 1 Km. - Bus Stop 100 m.
Cites - Atrani centre: 1 Km. - Ravello: 4,5 Km. - Amalfi: 2 Km. - Positano: 20,5 Km. - Sorrento: 33 Km. - Salerno: 25 Km. - Napoli: 60 Km. - Roma: 277 Km.
Attractions - Pompei Excavations: 37 Km. - Paestum Excavations: 71 Km. - Vesuvius Crater: 59 Km.
Airports - Naples Capodichino - 65 Km. - Roma Leonardo da Vinci 288 Km. - Roma Ciampino 261 Km.
Railway Stations - Salerno - 26 Km. - Sorrento 34 Km.
Villa Olimpo is situated in Castiglione di Ravello, along the slopes of Ravello, but only 2,5 Km. from Amalfi and 5 Km. from Ravello. Nearest grocery shop 850 m., supermarket 2,5 Km., however SITA public buses run, the Ravello - Amalfi bus line (almost every 20 minutes).
The nearest beach is Castiglione di Ravello, 1,5 km away. This is a picturesque half-moon shaped beach, nestled in a little bay surrounded by a high stretch of coast. In order to arrive at the beach you have to descend from the road, a public stairway consisting of approx. 180 stone steps. During the summer months you are able to take advantage of a bar and of umbrellas and sun lounges rental facilities. Other beaches that can be reached more comfortably, by car or by bus, are the beach of Atrani (1 km), Amalfi (2,5 km), Minori (5 km) and Maiori (6 km).
The nearest supermarket DESPAR is situated on the main road going towards Ravello at about 2,5 km away. Nearest restaurants, bars, shops, banks, and post office are in Atrani, Amalfi or in Ravello town centre. At approx. 200 meters away, there is the bus stop marked SITA to Amalfi (10 min) and Ravello (10 min), you have to buy the ticket in advance in a tobacco shop.
From Amalfi there are SITA buses which connect all the Amalfi Coast and Neapolitan Riviera towns, and also ferry boats to Capri Positano and Sorrento.
One of the ancient trails connecting Ravello and Atrani passes alongside the building. It leads down through lemon groves on to the famous Maddalena church of Atrani For the more enthusiastic walkers, steps lead all the way up to Ravello too!
If you are fond of archaeology, Pompeii, Herculaneum and Paestum are easily within reach, and, of course, Naples and Salerno as well.
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 1.500,00 – 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.
Highchair and Cot with linen are available at weekly supplement of Euro 55,00 payable locally.
Municipal Holiday Residence Tax payable locally in cash.
Extra cleaning = Euro 15,00 per hour
Babysitter = Euro 15,00 per hour.
There are several ways to get to Castiglione di Ravello / Amalfi Coast from Naples Capodichino Airport or Naples / Salerno Train station either by renting a car or by public transport. It is also possible to arrange private transfer directly to the your property. Ask us for quotation.
Once at the property you can get around fine without the car as parking in the towns is hard to come by and expensive. Public Busses operate year-around connecting Ravello to Amalfi, where are busses to all the Amalfi Coast villages and Sorrento area. Ferries (from May to October) operate a service between Amalfi - Positano - Sorrento - Capri Island - Naples and Salerno.
Rental tariff is based on a minimum stay of seven nights and includes consumes of electricity, gas, water, bedroom and bathroom linen with changes twice weekly, daily cleaning (except Sunday) 18 hours per week, private parking (3 car), air conditioning or heating.
Extra Services : Traditional Italia Chef at the Villa (price on request).
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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|29||3 Db 1 Triple||1||9||Saturday, 03 January 2015||Friday, 24 April 2015||$1,006.91 Per night||7||100|
|30||3 Db 1 Triple||1||9||Saturday, 25 April 2015||Friday, 29 May 2015||$1,356.68 Per night||7||100|
|31||3 Db 1 Triple||1||9||Saturday, 30 May 2015||Friday, 03 July 2015||$1,594.40 Per night||7||100|
|32||3 Db 1 Triple||1||9||Saturday, 04 July 2015||Friday, 28 August 2015||$1,888.15 Per night||7||100|
|33||3 Db 1 Triple||1||9||Saturday, 29 August 2015||Friday, 25 September 2015||$1,594.40 Per night||7||100|
|34||3 Db 1 Triple||1||9||Saturday, 26 September 2015||Friday, 23 October 2015||$1,356.68 Per night||7||100|
|35||3 Db 1 Triple||1||9||Saturday, 24 October 2015||Friday, 18 December 2015||$1,006.91 Per night||7||100|
|36||3 Db 1 Triple||1||9||Saturday, 19 December 2015||Friday, 01 January 2016||$1,356.68 Per night||7||100|