Location and special feature:
„Gocce di Mare“ (in English: drops of the sea), that is what the owner called her very tastefully furnished holiday apartment at Briatico, a small town near famous Capo Vaticano.
The apartment, only 100 m from the sandy beach, is located on the first floor of a multi-family home on fenced premises.
Spending a holiday at Gocce di Mare means enjoying pure Southern Italian atmosphere at one of Italy's most beautiful coastal stretches and, at the same time, comfort and functionality.
Upon entering the apartment, you immediately notice the owner's talent for combining cosiness and stylish design.
Your holiday apartment Gocce di Mare includes three nice bedrooms which are as follows:Double bedroom with queen-size bed and access of balcony with view of the Calabrian hinterland
· Double bedroom with TV and window opening upon the sea view terrace
· Children's room with pull-out bed and access of balcony with view of the Calabrian hinterland
The holiday apartment has two bathrooms: one with shower cabin, WC/bidet and washing machine, the other with bathtub, WC and bidet.
The kitchen-cum-living room of Gocce di Mare makes the hearts of amateur cooks beat faster. It offers 4-burner gas stove, oven, dish washer, microwave and refrigerator with freezer compartment.
Taking an aperitif at the bar stimulates your appetite and makes sure that the cook is kept company.
The open-plan room includes not only the kitchen, but also a cosy corner with sofa, SAT-TV and CD player. It opens onto the circa 40 m² terrace.
The latter is roofed, furnished with high-quality rattan furniture as well as a barbecue and offers a fantastic view of the sea.
Holiday apartment Gocce di Mare includes SAT-TV, gas grill, washing machine, central heating, portable air conditioning, cradle und high chair.
You can park your car on the fenced property which is secured by an electrically operated gate.
The 800 m public sandy beach with bars is about 100 m off.
„La Torretta“, the restaurant recommended by locals, is 400 m off, a supermarket and the centre of Briatico are 1.5 km off.
Nearest train station: Zambrone.
Tips for excursions:
It is about 13 km to Zungri and its famous grottos. The 'cave town' of Zungri came into being in Byzantine times and was inhabited far into the 14th century. Christian monks sought refuge there from Musselmen. You can go on an exciting discovery tour of the round about 80 dwellings dug into the soft sandstone a long time ago.
Tropea, the world famous town on the rock at Capo Vaticano, is 15 km off.
Between Briatico and Parghelia, there is a charming coastal area of picturesque cliffs alternating with bright sandy beaches.
Wide and long sandy beaches are interrupted now and then by reefs of tuff. The fantastic white sands underline the blue transparency of the sea. And, on the horizon, the Lipari Islands seem to be within reach.
Briatico’s charm unfolds at a gorgeous bay with about 800 m of public beach with bars.
The tuna museum at Briatico, which relates the history of tuna fishing since Roman times, is also worth a visit.
Restaurant tip: „La Torretta“ in Via Marina is located only a few meters from the Saracen tower and the sandy beach.