Modern 1 bedroom ground floor apartment in the 5 star family friendly resort of Pizzo Beach Club. Facilities include 2 pools, play park, football pitch, tennis court and restaurant/bar. Only a 15 min drive from Lamezia Airport, 10 min from Pizzo town or a 10 min walk through a eucalyptus forest to the beach.
The bedroom features twin beds suitable for friends or families with children. The large 3 seater sofa-bed offer plenty of space for 2 and has a quality mattress.
Features includes high gloss furniture, air-con, LCD TV with satellite, Blu-ray DVD player with USB and selection of DVDs, washing machine, terrace with outside dining area and enclosed private grass garden to enjoy those long summer nights. Satellite Navigation system is free to all guests.
The complex offers a wide range of facilities including pools, play park, tennis courts, football pitch, fitness suite, restaurant, secure car parking. Beach - 10 mins away. Shop short walk from resort.
Location: Situated along the west coast of Calabria, Southern Italy (known locally as the 'Coast of the Gods') with some of the most stunning coastal landscapes in Italy.
Located just 10 min from the beach and 10 mins from Pizzo's historic town centre, this unique getaway is perfectly located to allow you to experience all the history, culture and tradition Pizzo and Southern Italy has to offer.
Pizzo itself is a charming fishing town with a network of narrow lanes and historic buildings overflowing with lively festivals, stalls, food tasting and music.
Pizzo has a fantastic range of facilities and activities with excellent inexpensive restaurants, shops and bars for you to sample. The town is renowned for its hand made ice cream, tartufo. Relax at the outdoor tables in the Piazza della Republica taking in the wonderful sights and sounds whilst enjoying the sunshine and a gelato.
When you are finished, Pizzo also has a small but lovely harbour with a promenade and beach for you to enjoy.
Local attractions in Pizzo Town: Pizzo Castello Murat - Built in the 15th Century, Pizzo is worth visiting for its castle alone.
Numerous churches - The Piedigrotta, The Madonna Del Carmine, The Della Grazie and many more. Of note, the Chiesetta di Piedigrotta is one of the most visited attractions in Calabria. This little church is dug entirely out of tufa on the sea shore. In the summer tourist season a little tourist train called the Pizzo Express takes visitors on a tour of Pizzo and to the Chiesa di Piedigrotta.
The Aeolian Islands (a stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site) - one of the islands is Stromboli, off the shores of Pizzo which has an active volcano!! Experience hot mud baths or hike up to Vulcano and Stromboli - both are amazing at night!!
Fairs and festivals - enjoy weekly street markets and seasonal art festivals with performances and stalls showcasing local products. Religious festivals are also worth seeing and are celebrated by processions carrying venerated statutes around the streets.
How to Get There: Flight Info
London Stansted - Lamezia Terme (15 mins from apartment) - Ryanair - Mon, Wed, Fri & Sun (March – Oct only);
London City – Reggio Calabria (1 hour south of apartment) - March – October - Sky Trains -
Indirect Flights via Naples, Rome or Milan: B.Airways – Easyjet – , Ryanair – , Alitalian (Low cost Italian airline) - /GB_EN/home/index.aspx;
Direct from Ireland
Dublin to Catania, Sicily
Airline: Aer Lingus www.aerlingus.ie
From Sciliy, hire a car and drive 30 mins to the Reggio ferry. Take a short 30 minute ferry ride to Reggio and take a scenic 2 hour coastal drive to Pizzo.
Direct from Europe
Direct flights operate from many European countries to Lamezia Terme including Germany, Sweden, Spain, Belgium, Poland, Austria, Romania, Luxembourg, Lithuania, Slovakia and Switzerland.
Seasonal flights to Lamezia Terme are also available from Toronto Pearson airport in Canada and Ben Gurion airport in Israel.