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Positano, Salerno

A/C
The two living rooms have air conditioning with individual climate control. There are 150 kwh per week of electricity included in the price. Usage over this allowance is paid on-site in Euro.



BBQ
A BBQ is available.



Cleaning
Light housekeeping with a two hour minimum per visit may be arranged, if requested at the time of booking. This service is payable on-site in Euro.



Closest Airports
TransAtlantic: Rome Leonardo da Vinci at Fiumicino - 3.5 hours
TransAtlantic: Milan Malpensa - 8.5 hours
National and InterEuropean: Naples Capodichino: 1.5 hours



Driving Times
Praiano: 15 minutes; Sorrento or Amalfi: 30; Ravello or Maiori: 50; Salerno or Capri by ferry from Positano: 60; Naples, Pompeii, Ercolano or Salerno: 90; Paestum 2 hours; Rome 3 hours.



Language Spoken
The keyholder does speak English and lives in the town.



Internet Access
For those taking along a laptop or an Internet capable device (ie. tablets, smartphones, iPads, iPhones), a portable celluar WiFi modem is provided with a pre-purchased data allowance that is suitable for checking e-mails. If the amount runs out, there are internet cafes in the area.



Heat
Winter heating is included in the price. Firewood is payable on-site in Euro.



Interior Décor
Recently renovated in keeping with the original 1600s style, with Moorish arched ceilings and colorful tile accents.

Interior Amenities: Both living rooms are air conditioned. High speed Internet access for those with a laptop and satellite television with news and a few movie channels programmed in English language are available.

Layout Notes: Bathrooms have Italian style showers with a separator on the floor to contain the water. Due to the use of original arches, the only interior doors are on the bathrooms; the bedrooms have curtains rather than doors. With the curtains closed, there are no windows in the bedrooms.



Intown
This property is located within a town. A car is not necessary.



Kitchen
Kitchen with stove top, microwave, fridge and washing machine.



Limited Parking
Parking is not available at this property. Paid or on-street parking can be found nearby. Ask keyholder about the best place to park.



Minuses
While the bedrooms are on different levels, due to the Moorish architecture, curtains rather than doors separate the bedrooms from the living areas.



Steps & Stairs
Walk 11 yards and down 12 external steps from the street to the ground floor bedroom and bathroom. Walk down an additional 14 steps to reach the sea view terrace. This home is not recommended for anyone with impaired mobility as Positano streets are steep and numerous steps are unavoidable.



Phone
A portable cellular phone is made available at check-in. The phone is typically charged with 25 or 50 Euro worth of calling time. Guests only pay for the usage consumed. If you require additional minutes, please ask your keyholder for assistance.



Pluses
A two bedroom, two bathroom apartment located in Positano with amazing sea views from its terrace.

The living rooms on both floors are air conditioned.



Road Condition
By car. Guests may be dropped off at the entrance. Metered parking is found within 100 yards and additional parking is a 15 minute walk away.



TV
Satellite Basic package - A limited number of channels with most of them being Italian. There are one or two news channels in the English language.



Views
Exceptional, panoramic views of the sea and the town of Positano can be seen from the ground level terrace and living room. The lower level sea view terrace faces the Li Galli Islands.



Washing Machine
This property is equipped with a washing machine.



What's nearby
Shopping and Dining: There is a small grocery shop, a cafe bar and a restaurant within 100 yards. There are a variety of dining and shopping options in the center of Positano which is only a 15 minute walk downhill.

Not To Be Missed:
Marina di Praia, a 15 minute drive away is a picturesque fishing port with a half mile pedestrian walkway along the cliffs that leads to catch-of-the-day seafood restaurants and a medieval watch tower housing an art gallery.

Grotta di Smeraldo (The Emerald Grotto), an underground sea cave found near the village of Conca dei Marini, a 30 minute drive away. In the late morning and early afternoon sunlight, the cave turns an emerald green.

Internet Point: The La Brezza cafe bar across from Positano's main beach is open daily from 10 am to midnight. It's located on Via del Brigantino.

Public Transportation: 50 yards away is the bus stop for the Positano town bus that circles the town reaching the center in five minutes and the bus servicing the towns along the Amalfi coast from Sorrento to Amalfi. To access Naples and Pompeii, the coastal bus is taken to Piano di Sorrento where the Circumvesuviana, a local rail line can reach either destination. Seasonal ferries to Capri operate from June to September. For other months, ferry service is from Sorrento.

Beaches: In Positano, there is a small, rocky beach. The largest sandy beach is 50 minutes away in Maiori.

Boat Rental: "Noleggio Barche Lucibello," located on the main beach in Positano, rents rowboats, canoes and small motor boats, weather permitting from mid April to mid October.

Festivals: Through the summer months, the town hosts a series of evenings called "Notti Bianche", during which shops remain open until 2 am, stands offer food tastings and live folk music is performed on the beach.

Open Air Markets: Morning markets are held in Sorrento and Ravello on Tuesday; in Amalfi on Wednesday; in Maiori on Friday.



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