elegant studio close to the sea

House - Entire home/apt · Via Strada Nuova, Minori, Campania 84010, Italy
Alfonso
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The Space

Casa Approdo is a gracious 35-square-meter (about 377 square feet) studio apartment which sleeps two people. It has a terrace overlooking the seascape. The studio is located in the center of Minori, 30 meters (about 98 feet) from the beach and the sea. It is only 4 km (about 2.5 miles) away from Amalfi.
There is a double bedroom, a bathroom with shower, and a living-room with a kitchenette. It is equipped with air-conditioning and winter heating.
Casa Approdo is on the first floor of a beautiful age-old house typical of the Amalfi Coast. It is located in Minori in a central area. In fact, it faces the main road of the place. From its terrace you have a great view of the esplanade of Minori and the sea.
Minori is an enthralling small town close to Amalfi. It is nestled on a narrow valley which stretches up to the sea, where it becomes a bay in a crescent-moon shape.

The town of Minori is enclosed by the sea and rocky walls green in cultivations of lemon trees. The prevailing colors of such splendid panorama are the bright green of lemon orchards and the blue of the sky and the sea.

The sea and the large sandy beach of Minori are about 30 meters (approximately 98 feet) from the house. You can reach them on foot after going for a pleasant walk. On the beach, you will find bars and restaurants, and in case you want umbrellas and deck chairs, they are available for rental as well. The beach is framed by a long public garden (so-called Lungomare) which is a place where you can go for a stroll, sit at the tables of outdoor cafes, or even go shopping.

Minori is famous for its sweet specialties, and you have to try the candies and desserts of its pasticcerias (bakeries)!

You don’t need a car during your stay, but if you have one, you can book a pay parking space.

Shops, bars, restaurants, parking lots, and the port of Minori are just few feet away from the house. Staying at Casa approdo is ideal for those who wish to be right in the heart of all the tourist activities, close to the beach, public transportation, and shopping places.

You will reach Casa Aapprodo after climbing eight steps of an outdoor staircase which leads to the small terrace right in front of the house. You will enter a living-room illuminated by two high windows. In the living-room you will find a table, chairs, a couch, a satellite-dish TV, and a kitchenette. A sliding door divides the living-room from the bedroom, where there is a double bed. The kitchenette is equipped with a four-burner stove, a fridge, and a small oven, washing machine. The bathroom is equipped with a shower.
The house is completely furnished and pleasantly decorated.

Amalfi is about 5 km (about 3 miles) away, and Positano is 15 km (about 9.3 miles) away.

Minori is connected to other towns of the coast through buses of the company SITA. From the harbor of Minori, ferries leave to Salerno, Amalfi, Positano, Capri, Sorrento, and Naples.

Staying at Casa Approdo is ideal for those who wish to enjoy a beautiful and large beach close to places of the area of great tourist interest as Amalfi, Ravello, Positano, Capri, Sorrento, Pompeii, Paestum, the Reggia (Royal Palace) of Caserta.
In case you need hire a boat, Alfonso and Rosaria are also the honor a boat rental in Amalfi.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $343 /week
Monthly Price: $981 /month
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  • We never saw Alfonso but we saw the housekeeper only twice

    June 2014
  • We loved staying in the wonderful town of Minori. This small, untouristy spot on the Amalfi coast is perfect for rest and relaxation. The apartment is well situated 50m from the bus stop and even closer to the beach. It is right on the busy main road but this didn't bother us at all. The apartment was clean and a good size however there were minimal amenities provided. Wifi was down for the first couple of days and once Alfonso managed to get it working it was a weak signal at best. We loved the restaurant two doors up and ate there twice! Overall an excellent option for an Amalfi getaway.

    June 2014
  • Отличная квартира на берегу моря, все соответствует фотографиям. В квартире есть все необходимое. Приятный и отзывчивый хозяин.
    Единственный минус - очень медленный интернет

    June 2014
  • We stayed awhile in Minori during our trip to Italy. Minori was a great little town! The studio was in a nice location, close to cafes, restaurants, and markets. Also right next to the ocean. Was noisy at times because it is right next to the main road, but didn't bother us much as we were mostly out exploring! Studio was the same as in pictures! Perfect for the two of us.
    Alfonso was helpful with any questions that we had!

    Would recommend!

    May 2014
  • The reservation was canceled 79 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

    May 2014
  • The reservation was canceled 90 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

    May 2014
  • The apartment in Minori was just as pictured and described. It was very clean, lots of character, and charming. You only had to walk a few yards and you were at the beach and the beautiful Mediterranean. You also had a view of the sea from the porch and the picture window. The WIFI was excellent and fast. The tv had quite a few channels in English, which was a treat. The town of Minori was like you would expect a small Italian town to be, lots of small shops and a few small food stores. The people were friendly and helped us when we had a question. We had a basket of strawberries from a vegetable shop and they were the best strawberries we had ever eaten!
    Alfonso and his wife were very helpful and gracious. Our only regret was it rained the three days and nights we were there, with only an hour or so now and then when it didn't rain. But that is what umbrellas are for. We were sorry we couldn't stay longer. We would surely stay here again if we were going to be in the area.
    Fran and Tom, Florida, USA

    March 2014
  • Alfonso and his wife are great! Very kind, very helpful. The apartment is cozy and at the sea. I can recommend it to everybody!

    March 2014
  • Lovely appartment with mediterranean flair inside wounderful surrounding area to a fair price. We found there all what we need. The renter Alfonso was very kindly and uncomplicated.

    March 2014
  • The apartment was perfectly situated. The window faced the sea and the sunrises and sunsets were exceptional. The apartment was well equipped for cooking meals. We had a little difficulty finding the apartment but Alfonso was always readily available to help out.

    March 2014
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Salve a tutti, sono Alfonso, amo il mare e viaggiare, sarò felice di darvi informazioni e suggerimenti per visitare al meglio questa splendida costa! Hallo everybody, I live on the Amalfi coast, and like the sea and to travel, I am also a skipper of a 12 meters speed boat, and I spend with my pleasure most part of day on the water, showing my guest the beaty and the story of this wonderful places: amalfi coast, Capri, Neapolitan Riviera. I like adventures trips, Amalfi coast has a long tradition in tourism, and when I was 13 years hold I got job in a restaurant, than in hotels, always with tourist and guests,like now. As host, I try to do the best and make happy my guests, money is important but much important is when the guest speaks good of me, and also of my place, My motto: good host, happy guest. Good wind Alfonso
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