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Family villa by the beach

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights


About the property

Romantic villa with Jaccuzzi and football pitch

A luxury family villa located 300mtrs from the sandy beach. The villa is fully equiped, and can sleep 8/10 guests. You can walk into town in 10mins, there are three restaurants within 5 minutes walk.

The property has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, one with a bath, two with showers, there is also an outside shower.

Beautiful gardens with a jacuzzi

The property has Gated secured parking for 3 cars.

The property also has its own private football pitch!!

There is also a games room with ping pong table and table football

More Details

Property Manager
David Francis
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, german, russian, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

Why David Francis chose Crotone

The view of the sea

What makes this villa unique

Hydro massage pool in Garden


Crotone Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - shower , jetted tub , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • All bathrooms come with toilet roll and soap
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Small bedroom. With ensuite bathroom
  • Bedrooms 1,2,3 all have air con, bedroom 4 does not
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming


3.4/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Family villa by the beach
average rating of 3.4 based on 5 reviews

Had a nice stay for 2 months

  • 4 of 5

I had rented the villa for two months and had a pleasant stay. The house is equipped with everything. It is located on top of the hill and has a great view on the sea. The location is perfect for heaving a nice barbecue with friends or family.I had no complaints to make but this was nothing serious

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dream vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had the trip of a lifetime! We LOVED our Villa Ionio in Crotone! It was exactly as described but much more. There were two kitchens and for us, it was perfect as we love to cook! Kitchens were so complete with more that we ever expected. We had 4 bedrooms, 3 with AC and one without which worked perfectly as one in our group doesn't like AC!! Spacious and comfortable with amazing views. There were only a couple of small things to consider. The villa is very private which is great but up a steep hill so walking to the beach which is very close was fine going down but coming back up on a very hot afternoon made it an uncomfortable walk for some of us. Not a problem as we had cars so we just drove to the beach (3 minute drive) and had no problem with parking. A car is most necessary. We found the "free beaches" to be less desirable so we opted for the sections where you "rent" your umbrellas and chairs and that was well worth it! The cost was about 14.00 EUR for two umbrellas and 3 chairs for the whole day.

David was also wonderful to us. He met us and made sure we had everything we needed. He treated us to a local pizza dinner at Pizza Paradiso that was one of the best and much more than just pizza! The few time we had to call him he was always available and took care of any requests. Also Graziella and her husband were delightful and friendly when they came to check on us and do some light cleaning.

We loved all the places we ate! The Pizza Paradiso was great, and we also LOVED the Gambero Rosa which is on the beach. The mussel appetizer was so amazing we had it many times and went home and recreated it (almost)! Both have outdoor dining and the evenings do cool down enough to enjoy eating outside.

The only small negative things that I can think of were that we had some issues with the gate, it opened fine but always a problem to close it and David was going to take care of that. Also if wifi is super important, it sometimes goes down. We didn't care because it was not a big focus for us. Lastly, there could have been a few more towels but we never asked for more as there was a wonderful washer and clothes rack so we did fine. It was so hot that our laundry sometimes dried in an hour in the sun!

All in all, this is a perfect, fabulous villa and I hope we can return in the future. I would not hesitate to send anyone there. Calabria is wonderful, friendly and much less expensive than the north! It was our beach vacation in Paradise!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Practical and Private Villa ideal for the Beach!

  • 4 of 5

If you're familiar with the south coast of Calabria and particularly the province of Crotone, then you'll be aware of the wonderfully rustic nature of the culture, general infrastructure and the historical interest of the area - as well as, of course the food! Ciro wine and Sardella being top of my list!

We arrived very late at the villa in the early hours of the Sunday morning and our host David was kind enough to wait up to greet us at about 3am. There were meats, beers and wine left for us in the fridge, which was most welcome and the property fitted the description as per the details advertised. The property was clean and also visited by a cleaner and gardener to attend mainly to the outside areas of the property during our stay. They were very friendly and welcoming and like chatting to extended family after a few minutes of conversation.

The property is large and has a lot of facilities and perhaps could do with a little TLC to ensure that all internal appliances are working effectively in every area and a little updating to some of the bathroom accessories, but nothing that was a show stopper for us as a family. Issues we couldn't deal with were quickly addressed by David personally and remedied e.g. WIFI downtime (affecting the kids mainly!) and the odd power cut (which was outside anyone's control). The entrance to the property is governed by a metal motorised gate - which can get stuck sometimes in the midday hot temperatures, but does provide that extra layer of privacy and security for the property. It should be noted that the driveway for cars is quite steep, but there are also steps leading up to the property from the front gate.

With the heat of July, the air conditioning in the bedrooms and the hot tub/outside shower were used to full extent and certainly helped to cool everyone down. The outside seating/lounger areas provided more than enough capacity for our large family each day and evenings against the back drop of the mountainous hills behind the property.

Overall, I would definitely hire the property again. David was a most welcome host and on hand for any queries we had. So yes, a good customer service experience with true Calabrese hospitality!

The area has beautiful beaches not far from the villa and is steeped in history and nature. There are fresh fish markets opening in the evening with that afternoons catch and the ice cream is the best you'll taste - get out there and have a great holiday - we did!

James :)

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 2 of 5

Sono pienamente d'accordo con la recensione precedente. Aggiungo solo che per ottenere indietro la caparra ho dovuto "rincorrere" la persona a cui avevo dato i soldi in contante che mi sono stati restituiti dopo circa 4 settimane.

Infine abbiamo firmato un contratto in inglese: io conoscevo l'inglese ma non ho trovato corretta la modalità. Inoltre i numeri riportati nel contratto per contattare lìagenzia non erano non veritiieri e corretti.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Fare attenzione!

  • 2 of 5

La villa è sicuramente molto bella e il primo impatto può essere positivo ma suggerisco di porre domande dirette sulla funzionalità di ciò che è dichiarato. Inoltre la mia recensione si rivolge soprattutto a un numero elevato di occupanti per i quali è importante la disposizione. Dunque:

- le camere da letto sono tre e non quattro come dichiarato in quanto la cosiddetta quarta camera è in realtà un ripostiglio all'interno di una zona lavanderia, in cui è stato posto un letto di una piazza e mezza. C'è un bagno ma essendo camera/ripostiglio e bagno all'interno di una zona lavanderia non c'è un ricambio d'aria e poca luce.

- verificare la funzionalità delle docce (due erano otturati gli scoli) e se sono presenti delle tende altrimenti fare una doccia comporta l'allagamento del bagno

- verificare la funzionalità della jacuzzi (era stata determinante per la scelta) poichè noi l'abbiamo trovata non funzionante e le tende del gazebo completamente disfatte

- la zona giorno è senza tapparella per cui valutate che dormire eventualmente in soggiorno in branda (come è capitato a noi poiché non erano disponibili i posti letti richiesti) è altamente spiacevole poichè la luce è forte già dall 5 del mattino in estate

- attenzione durante le piogge poichè per arrivare alla villa c'è una salita con una forte pendenza che diventa scivolosa se piove

- il cancello della villa non era funzionante quando eravamo ospiti

- l'aria condizionata non in tutta la casa, ma solo nella zona notte

- il soggiorno con il tavolo grande non ha punti luce (inutilizzabile la sera)

Quindi prendere accordi precisi!

Buona vacanza

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres


Rates & Availability

Crotone Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Easter and May/June
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early summer
Jun 24 2017 - Jul 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 27 2017
6 night minimum stay
Late summer
Aug 28 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $452.77
Pet Fee $258.72

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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