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Breathtaking Scenario of the Islands of Giglio, Monte Cristo, Corsica and Elba

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms with ensuites overlooking the Is. Giglio free Beach Club for 4 adults

House, with 4 bedrooms and en suites, in Cala Piccola an exclusive seaside compound resort hidden in the typical Mediterranean vegetation offers a unique view of the islands, particularly, at sunset. 8 guests may choose from 2 master bedrooms and 2 rooms with bunk beds. A spacious drawing room with an annexed TV room gives onto a garden that looks straight at the entrance of the small port on the Is. of Giglio. Comfortably seated under a grapevine drinks are a must at sunset or at night while spotting the stars and navigation lights of boats as they sail by. The garden sports a sun umbrella that allows for quiet enjoyable breakfasts in the shade as well as lunches or moonlit BBQ s. At the other end of it a large fig tree satisfies most guests's appetite.

The upholstery is by Valentino, the cutlery is for 8 plus guests. Linen, as bathroom towels, is changed every week. The kitchen has: a 4 hob cooker with an electric oven, a microwave, dishwasher and washing machine and stainless steel basin. The beach club in a beautiful "small bay" (Cala piccola) boasts crystal clear water, a Bar, Restaurant, ping pong, wifi. A Sun Umbrella, 2 sun pads & 2 deck chairs are included for 4 people in the rental price. The rental sum is also comprehensive of a regular mini van shuttle service to the beach club for all 8 guests. (June to end of Sept.) One may drive down to the beach or walk the mile long descent amid pine trees and rhododendrons overlooking the view of the bay and the Island of Iannutri. A private car park under the house hosts 2 small cars. It's an ideal place for families or romantic couples. Golfers note there is a beautiful 18 hole golf course just 20 minutes away. Historical sites are to be found within a quarter of an hour, an hour or 2 hrs from Rome. 2 beautiful sand beaches are also reachable in about 20 minutes. A wood, on one of the beaches, sheds roe-deers. Ideal for bicycle rides that may be rented on site. Sailing, riding and boating facilities may also be found at nearby Porto Santo Stefano. Most say it was a memorable holiday, others the best.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 8, 2018

Why Michael chose Monte Argentario

Where else can you see such sun sets?

What makes this house unique

As a sailing friend put it once: "from here you do not need to be at sea, you are already on it."


Monte Argentario House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(8 traveler reviews)

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Breathtaking Scenario of the Islands of Giglio, Monte Cristo, Corsica and Elba
average rating of 4.25 based on 8 reviews

A most excellent place, full of great beauty

  • 5 of 5

A dream location to enjoy the best of what Italy has to offer - together with friends and lovers. I shall return sensa dubio.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful position with stunning views

  • 4 of 5

We have stayed in this property on numerous occasions over the last 10 years. The house itself is old fashioned but clean & comfortable. The reason we keep returning is the views are fabulous as is the Beach Club nearby. I highly recommend the restaurant at the Beach Club! We also enjoy the nearby small harbour town of Porto San Stefano. The man responsible for the property, Michael, is a highly entertaining & mildly eccentric English/Italian!!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Un séjour inoubliable

  • 5 of 5

Une belle maison familiale avec jardin et terrasse surplombant la mer, avec une vue à vous couper le souffle, la proximité de la cala Piccola.....bref un endroit idéal pour profiter pleinement de l'Argentario ! Merci à Michael pour son hospitalité et la qualité de son accueil

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci à Vous JF, pour avoir prix le temps de laisser une note et pour les merveilleux commentaires. Je suis vraiment content que vous partagiez tous mes propres sentiments à propos de la maison et du lieu. A' bientot, Michael
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Casa grande dotata di tutti i comfort, molto vivibile sia dentro che fuori. Posizione incantevole

  • 5 of 5

Bellissima vacanza in compagnia con altre coppie, vista stupenda, tramonti e cene al chiaro di luna. Silenzio e natura incorniciano il cielo stellato..

Mare stupendo.

Il proprietario sempre a disposizione per qualunque cosa. Persona squisita. Nel Consorzio tutto è ben organizzato.


  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie Elena per essersi presa il tempo di scrivere un commento ed anche per le parole lusinghiere. Magari tutti gli ospiti fossero come voi, grazie! Alla prossima Michael
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Vista incredibile!

  • 4 of 5

Grande spazio aperto dove mangiare e godersi lo splendido panorama di giorno e soprattutto di sera!

Casa grande ed accogliente, cucina con tutto il necessario e ben attrezzata.

Molto belle le due stanze matrimoniali, con i rispettivi bagni "privati", forse un po sacrificata la stanza con i due letti a castello, bella l'idea della dependance, aggiungerei solo un ventilatore per le nottate più calde.

Molto disponibile e cordiale Mike!

Comodo raggiungere la spiaggia di Cala Piccola (con 4 ingressi + ombrellone gratuiti) e cala del Bove (scogli), molto più ardua cala del Gesso (40 min a piedi), per il resto è necessario l'utilizzo dell'auto.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mirko ed i suoi "super ragazzi e ragazze" sono stati degli ospiti estremamente educati. Hanno lasciato la casa esattamente come l'hanno trovata, in condizioni ottimali. Grazie per il vostro ordine e per la vostra simpatia. Mi auguro di rivedervi presto. Ps. La camera con bagno ed i letti a castello é stata ideata per bambini, che a loro sembrerà un reggia, ma voi, in confronto, siete un pò cresciutelli... :)
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panorami indimenticabili

  • 4 of 5

la casa ha grandi spazi esterni ed interni suddivisi in modo ottimale anche per due nuclei familiari.Panorami e tramonti danno uno spettacolo diverso ed irripetibile ogni sera, da sentirne nostalgia al rientro a casa. Purtroppo le spiagge più belle non sono semplici da raggiungere ma ne vale la pena andarci, a parte cala piccola che passa la navetta sotto casa.Il proprietario è una persona molto disponibile per qualunque cosa.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
180 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
c/o Hotel Cala Piccola
Nearest Ferry
7 Kilometres
to Elba, Giglio & Giannutri
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Porto Ercole
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
65 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Cala Piccola's Beach Bar & Restaurant
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Cala Piccola shuttle service free
Car: necessary

A Michelin guide will supply you with a variety of historical sights to visit within 15mins to an hour's drive. In example: Siena, Florence, Orvieto, Todi, Capalbio, Tuscania, Rome. Etruscan, Roman and medieval periods are all at hand. Rome is about 2 hrs away for which guided tours may be arranged prior to arrival. We suggest you see buzz4tours on the net . Play golf in nearby Porto Ercole or go for bicycle rides to spot deers in the wood along the "Feniglia" a marvellously long sandy beach. Experience dining at the "Antica Trattoria Aurora" in Manciano in Toscana or a simple pizza "al Forno" down at the harbour near the shipyards. If you cannot do it all, come back for a second round, have fun!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $58.89

Note: Free access to the beach Club (open from June to September) for 4 adults is inclusive of 1 sun umbrella, 2 deck chairs, 2 sunpads, children under 12 enter free other adults will have to pay the going rate. The rental price also includes: free shuttle service to the beach for guests from June to September. Bookings are for a maximum of 8 people and a minimum of 7 days but are not tied, thereafter, to weekly periods of time. i.e. 10 days are welcome at the same daily rate of the selected week.
An end of stay cleaning fee of 50 Euros is included as is linen, electricity and gas. For longer bookings, the house will be cleaned and Linen changed once a week and an extra of 50€. will be charged. The house is not suitable for adults under 25 years old.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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