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Vacation Cottage Rental Amalfi Coast
From a spectacular sun drenched terrace overlooking Mount Vesuvius and the sensuous Bay of Naples, Capitano hovers high above the picturesque fishing village of Marina di Lobra. Built on a verdant hillside facing the sea, Capitano is part of a small gated community housing six independent condominiums. This westernmost promontory of the Amalfi coast is midway between Sorrento and Positano.
Warm weather and gorgeous scenery invoke outdoor living. Capitano’s oversized terrazzo is festooned with flowers and enjoys seating areas for dining, lounging and sunning, an outdoor shower and a gas grill. Those wanting to avoid the numerous steps of the Amalfi coast hills will appreciate the level, 30 yard paved walkway from the parking and the scant two steps needed to access the main floor.
Fully air conditioned, Capitano's simple and summery interiors are set on two levels. From the main entrance, the living room and a double bedroom face the sea view terrace. An outdoor terracotta stairway from the terrace leads down to a semi-interred level with another double bedroom with its own en suite bathroom. For an additional charge, on each level there is a single bedroom that can be opened; the one on the lower level is unheated (closed off from December through April) and comes with its own en suite bathroom.
Recent upgrades to this vacation home include window screens, a laptop with Wi-Fi and IPod speakers. Cleaning services are available on request.
Within 400 yards in either direction are two churches. One shares its square with a rustic pizzeria and the other with a tiny convenience store. The quaint fishing harbor of Marina di Lobra with three distinct dining choices, one specializing in the daily catch is reached in a 10 minute downhill drive. Massa Lubrense and Sant’Agata sui Due Golfi with more shops and dining options are both reached in eight minutes by car.
Sorrento, within a 20 minute drive, offers plenty to see and do, as well as ferries to the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida and trains heading north to Pompeii, Naples and Rome. Positano, the jewel of the Amalfi coast lies 30 minutes south of Capitano. Amalfi, Pompeii and Ravello are within an hour's drive.
Lower level: Down 16 external steps from the terrace. One bedroom with a queen size bed, a single daybed and en suite bathroom with shower.
For 5 to 6 guests, these additional rooms are opened:
Lower level: One small unheated bedroom with a French bed and en suite bathroom with shower. This bedroom is closed from December through April.