Hotel Villa delle Meraviglie
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Villa delle Meraviglie Maratea
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... is still a big hotel at the top of the hill with amazing 180 degree views of the coast - but it is now completely derelict. We air wheeled up there to explore and it's a real shame that it is no longer used as it is in a fantastic location - and apparently it used to have a swimming pool on the roof too ! We were also lucky to have another nice sunset down on the beach so yet more sunset photies coming up ...
So - having left Puglia, we have now headed over to the other side of Italy (about where the shoe laces are :) ) to a lovely apartment in a village on a hill above San Nicola Arcella in Calabria. The apartment is really comfortable, and we are lucky enough to have another great balcony with amazing views which you will see in the photos. We arrived on Wednesday, settled in and then today we headed out up the coast for an ...
... we thought we had booked room only.....and he tells us that the room rate is Euro 20 less than we had been quoted.....fantastic!!
Later we wander onto the seafront and enjoy a good meal, in the open-air, at the Incontro Restaurant. As we are leaving it starts to rain quite heavily....... we shelter for a few minutes then run back to the hotel thankfully without getting too wet!
A prospect of four trains today was reduced to three as we had negotiated with Katia for her father to kindly give us a lift to Martina Franca instead of the proposed train as our connection was incredibly tight and we couldn't afford to miss our ongoing train to Taranto. From there, another train to Salerno where we then pick up a final train to Taormina. The whole journey would last the whole day and it was all about timings. I had enjoyed our time ...
... long conversation using a translating app on our IPad. It turned out that he wanted us to take in some of the sights of a near by town and in particular a wonderful old castle.
So, rather than disappoint the guy by indicating that we just wanted to rest up we jumped straight back into Travis and headed off on the 16 kilometre round trip to find a castle that we didn't really want to see anyway.
We eventually found this old town with the supposed nice castle only ...