Casa Ivetta is a lovely 50-square-meter (about 538 square feet) house which
sleeps three people. It features a terrace from which you can enjoy a spectacular
view of the sea and the coast. Casa Ivetta is located in the historical center
of Praiano. It has air-conditioning and parking space.
Praiano is in the heart of the Amalfi Coast, located halfway between Amalfi and
Positano, about 7 km (about 4.3 miles) away from either towns.
Casa Ivetta has a double bedroom, a living-room with a kitchenette, and a
bathroom with shower.
Casa Ivetta is located in the center of Praiano, in front of a large square
which is the most beautiful panoramic spot above the sea of the upper area of
Praiano. The street which connects the state road to the pedestrian area ends
right at this square. You will also be a few feet away from Piazza S. Luca and
its homonymous cathedral.
The house is part of the old area of Praiano, consisting of little white houses
distributed on the slopes of the hill which steeply descends towards the sea.
All the houses are surrounded by small flower and vegetable gardens and
connected through characteristic pedestrian narrow streets and stone stairways.
The inhabitants of the place live in this area, which is not tourist crowded.
The blue of the sea and the green of the coast, the vivid colors of red
Boungainvillea which lean on the white arches of the houses, the perfume of
lemon gardens, the simple and warm cordiality of the inhabitants of the place:
that is what your senses and mind will experience throughout your whole vacation,
an emotion which will infatuate you and raise in you a desire to come back!
You don’t need a car during your stay at Casa Ivetta as the local bus stops a
few feet away from the house. However, if you have a car, there is parking space
The house and the terrace
The house is airy and bright. It’s distributed on two floors.
You will enter it through a little gate placed by the road, which will lead you
into a gracious entrance. An indoor staircase will lead you to the first floor,
where you will have the living-room.
The living-room is illuminated by a patio door which leads you to a small
covered terrace. From the terrace you can enjoy a fascinating view of the sea
and the coast.
In the living-room you will have bright, pleasant, and well cared-for
furnishings: the floor is in glossy pink terracotta from the local artifact,
there is a table and a beautiful modern white couch, several colorful objects,
and a gracious kitchenette. The couch is a divan bed for one guest.
The kitchenette is close to a bright window overlooking the sea: you will enjoy
eating while looking at the sea, the blue sky, and the enthralling stretch of
coast before your eyes!
The kitchenette is equipped with a four-burner stove, an oven, a fridge with
freezer, and a dishwasher.
The double bedroom is on the upper floor, and you reach it after climbing an
indoor staircase. The bedroom is also elegantly and pleasantly furnished. The
bathroom is inside the bedroom and equipped with a shower.
From the bedroom you can reach a gracious covered terrace furnished with deck
chairs. From the terrace you will be able to enjoy an endless view of the sea
and the coast.
You will enjoy relaxing in the place before such beauty from the first beams of
sunlight at sunrise until sunset, when the moon rises over the sea…
During your stay at Villa Ivetta, you will be close to one of the most typical
beaches of the Amalfi Coast, the beach of Praia. The beach spreads from the base
of a narrow gorge enclosed by high rocky walls deeply incised by erosion.
To reach the beach you can take the local bus which stops about 10 meters (approximately
33 feet) away from the villa.
However, don’t miss the chance of going to beach on foot at least once if you
are in good shape: you can descend from the villa until the State Road through
shortcuts consisting of stairways. Once you have crossed the State Road, you
will have to go along a picturesque pedestrian foot path goes past the medieval
Tower and descends towards the sea through a trail dug along the rocks. The
breathtaking scenery will compensate the workout to go along the way. Rendering
the walk even more pleasant, once you have arrived at the beach, are the small
bars and restaurants which feature tables on rocks caressed by the waters of the
The local minibus stops at the beach of Praia, Praiano and Positano.
Other larger nearby beaches are those in Amalfi and the one in Positano, about 7
km (approximately 4.3 miles) away.
Nearby tourist attractions
Staying at Villa Ivetta will offer you a place which is not tourist-crowded and
the chance of having all the vacation-life activities that the Amalfi Coast has
to offer just on hand.
Praiano is located halfway between Positano and Amalfi, about 7 km (approximately
4.3 miles) away from both towns.
From Praiano you can easily reach all the tourist points of interest of the
Amalfi Coast and Sorrento Coast as well as Naples, the Vesuvius, Pompeii,
Herculaneum, Paestum, and the islands of Capri and Ischia.
You can conveniently use both the service of the local minibus which goes from
Praiano to Positano and the service of the SITA bus, which connects Praiano with
Amalfi and Sorrento. Both services are comfortable and economical.
From Sorrento you can take local trains to comfortably and directly reach
Pompeii, Herculaneum, the Vesuvius, and Naples in less than one hour. Even
Paestum and the coast of the Parco Nazionale del Cilento (Cilento National Park)
are easily reached either by bus or train.
In Amalfi and Positano you will be able to take ferries or hydrofoils to visit
through sea the Coasts of Amalfi and Sorrento, the coast of the Cilento National
Park, and also the islands of Capri and Ischia.
You can also rent boats or join daily and nightly mini-cruises along the coast.
Staying at Casa Ivetta will enable you to visit the famous beaches of the Amalfi
Coast, go shopping for fashion and the best handcrafted articles, and experience
the numerous top-quality folklore, artistic, musical, and cultural events which
take place throughout the year.
Not to be missed by classical music enthusiasts are the famous concerts held
during the Festival of Ravello, and for those who are fond of trekking, there
are trails which unravel through the mountains of the coast, among which the
most famous one is the “Sentiero degli Dei" (Path of the Gods), known for the
beauty of places unveiled during the walk.
Moreover, on the Amalfi Coast, one can also practice water sports, go
scuba-diving, rent bicycles and motorbikes.
For those willing to experience the intense night life of the Amalfi Coast,
there is a range of choices: from piano-bars to the most exclusive nightclubs.
The nearest airport is in Naples, 60 km (about 37 miles) away. The other closest
airport is the one in Rome, 260 km (about 162 miles) away.
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