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Hermitage of Montevergine: Galatea, with panoramic private terrace

Bedrooms 2
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 4 Bedroom

In panoramic position, the Hermitage of Montevergine, the first settlement in the area dating from the early 1700s, dominates the beach of San Francesco, which is about 100 meters from the entrance next to the Church of San Francesco.

The unique location, just two kilometers from the center of Forio, in an exclusive resort, considered to be a residential area with luxury villas and hotels, served by restaurants, bars and supermarkets, making it ideal location for those who want to live a vacation completely immersed in Ischitana particular atmosphere made of nature, relaxation and fun, while enjoying absolute quiet.

Nearby is the wood of Zaro with the villa "la Colombaia" which belonged to the director Luchino Visconti and now home to a cultural foundation that deals with Cinema and Entertainment. In the same forest it is a place of worship dedicated to Our Lady of Zaro, while a few steps from the Hermitage you can visit the famous "Gardens of Mortella", considered among the top ten most beautiful gardens in Europe.

From the square in front of the church of San Francesco di Paola, through a wrought iron gate, you enter the hermitage. A long covered patio that is home to an ancient well, bordered by long, beautiful arches, door widening in a patio discovered an irregular shape, the grand staircase with classical motifs piperno.

From the grand staircase the large, bright entrance leads into the main part of the Hermitage, the Petrea apartment, once the home of an English noblewoman manor of the early '900, located at the center of the apartments as the pistil of a flower in the center of the petals. Exposure to the west of the Hermitage, allows you to admire the beautiful sunsets from almost all apartments and on the horizon the outline of the island of Ventotene. The exact moment of sunset and in particular climatic conditions, you can see "the sun, just disappeared, frolic, fun, launch a tender twist, haunting, fleeting: it is THE GREEN RAY".

The Hermitage of Montevergine offers its guests 7 exclusive accommodations, with their characteristic names: Petrea (# 1679791), Galatea (# 1662493), Calipso (# 6815633), Nesea (# 6938623), Teti (# 1661795), Actea (# 1380689) and Seaview Dome. The apartments of different sizes and fittings, can accommodate a minimum of 2 to a maximum of 6 people

Each apartment is renovated and furnished, it has a kitchenette with fully equipped kitchen, satellite TV, wifi, air conditioning and private parking.

Galatea, whose name means "the milk-white skin" comes from the sea nymph of which is told in Greek mythology. The apartment is accessed from the upper garden terrace with different viewpoints, shared with some of the other apartments.

A small front door lining the dome of the adjacent Church of San Francesco, introduces the apartment consists of:

- A spacious master bedroom with panoramic king size bed and a freestanding bathtub at the foot of the bed in a panoramic position

- A bathroom with a shower room

- A second double bedroom, "the alcove", with a special king-size bed and overlooking the upper garden

- A second bathroom with a large shower

- Spacious living area with fireplace and large windows overlooking the front terrace

- A separate kitchen area.

All rooms are air conditioned.

Is the first double bedroom and the living room facing west on a large furnished terrace level, from which it seems to be able to touch the sea that washes the beautiful beach of San Francesco, framed by palm trees. The terrace is equipped with a perfectly livable pergola in all seasons, from which to admire the beautiful sunsets on the horizon and the outline of the island of Ventotene.

The apartment was completely renovated in the fall of 2015 with the supervision of Interior Giuliano Andrea Grape. This restructuring was aimed at restoring the original accommodation facility early last century; where there was a single large combined by the previous owner English in the bedroom, then modified as a result of a restructuring of the 80s, a single optical space has been recreated today including the living room and bedroom separated by a large wall area glazed. In the embodiment have been widely used modern materials such as resin and special paints together with traditional materials such as iron worked by hand in a very simple and common glass, all it harmonized with the furniture design elements.

More Details

Property Manager
Giuseppe Pezzullo
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 6, 2018


Forio Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , shower , bidet
    - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 king
    - 1 king
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • jet skiing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling


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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Ferry
4 Kilometres
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Napoli stazione Centrale
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
San Francesco
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $184.21
Pulizia Finale $61.4
Stay tax $1.23 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.