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CLIFF HOUSE - Your Villa on the Mediterranean

Villa -
4 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Capo Vaticano, Ricadi, Province of Vibo Valentia, Calabria
Perched on a high cliff at the tip of Capo Vaticano, in Calabria, this unique property is located in a gated compound where nature has been preserved from the over-construction that plagues much of the Italian coast. Years of care and meticulous landscape design have transformed this cliff into a green haven, from which to enjoy breath-taking views of the Mediterranean, and the Aeolian islands. Within the compound, three owners share a private path of 400 steps to the beach below. The volcano of Stromboli, directly West on the horizon, is the protagonist of some of the most spectacular sunsets you will ever see. Completely secluded from view, the house offers complete privacy, while at the same time being only 10km away from the picturesque town of Tropea, with its magnificent Baroque palaces, elegant boutiques, wonderful restaurants, and... Read more
Listing #FKN3865815
About the Owner
Havenlink SRL A
Languages spoken:English, Italian, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2010
Interaction with guests
I will not be physically present during your stay, but I will always be reachable on many platforms (phone, text, email) at any time of day or night. We have a team of very trusted workers on site, who keep us informed and often resolve problems before you even see them. The housekeeper, the gardener, and the groundskeeper always know how to find us, and are always available to help our guests if an emergency arises.
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Our family (8 persons) travelled the first time to Calabria this August 2018 for two weeks and we fully enjoyed our stay at the Cliff House. Except one short thunderstorm on Sunday after our arrival we had nearly perfect weather conditions so that we could...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank FrequentFlier761271
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Cliff House was the perfect holiday villa for two families, including our teenagers. The separate en-suite sleeping houses meant there was privacy and charm on the entire property. The main house is stunning and excellently appointed for coming together for meals, games, or just simply...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Ecb1962
Tourist399742, VR Owner at CLIFF HOUSE - Your Villa on the Mediterranean, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you Lis, you and your family were wonderful guests! We do have screens on all bedroom windows, and we also spray the grounds to keep the mosquitoes in check, so I am surprised to hear that you felt them. We will double the frequency...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2016

My family and I had the privilege of staying at the Cliff house for a week in early September. We found the home to be a wonderful place to gather our family and enjoy the wonderful country side and tremendous views offer by this home....More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank pennyman
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(4)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
The house is suitable for children, but parents must be aware of the site conditions: the house is really on a cliff! We have barriers everywhere, but children must nevertheless...
    1 Full bath
    4 Attached (ensuite)
    4 Kings
    1 Twin
    1 Crib
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$788 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
ARRIVAL POLICY: Since this house is not a hotel, we unfortunately do not have flexibility for your arrival time. You must make your travel plans to ensure that you arrive between 4PM and 7PM. You cannot arrive earlier, because we need time to prepare the house for you. You cannot arrive later, because a person who does not live on the premises will be sent specifically to meet you, and this person is not available after hours. If there is a chance that you might arrive late, you should make plans to stay at a hotel and arrive the following day. You will not be reimbursed for the cost of the hotel. This applies also in case of a delay that is beyond your control, such as a flight cancellation, or a train strike. We apologize for the inconvenience, but we cannot accommodate late arrival under any circumstances.

Our weeks go from Saturday to Saturday
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About the neighbourhood
Capo Vaticano is centrally located too reach some beautiful parts of Southern Italy. A ferry service provides day trips to the Aeolian Islands that you can see from our terrace. You can also decide to island-hop to Sicily if you plan a longer excursion, or you can reach Sicily in a two-hour drive passing through Reggio Calabria. If you like hiking, the Sila mountains with their natural parks are only an hour and half away. In day trips, you can also reach the Ionian coast or explore the inland villages where much of the ancient culture is still alive, and where you can buy fabrics woven on household looms and beautiful pottery made locally.

The airport of Lamezia Terme (SUF) is only one hour away by car.
Getting around
It's best to have your own car to be able to visit the nearby towns and beaches, but there are also shuttle buses and car services that can be booked. There is a ferry for day-trips to the Aeolian Islands that leaves from Tropea harbor, only 15 min away by car. You can also rent bicycles, and if you are an expert sailor you can rent motor boats or sail boats also in Tropea.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Lamezia Terme (SUF): 68.0 km
Railway: Ricadi: 1.6 km
Ferry: Tropea: 9.7 km
The closest airport is Lamezia Terme (SUF) which is only an hour away by car. The easiest thing is to fly there, and rent a car there to get to the house (always reserve your rental car in advance!). I will give you very detailed driving instructions, but any navigator can also find it. There is also a train station only about a mile from the house. Car services are also available, and should be worked out in advance.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.2 km.
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