Agriturismo Astapiana Villa Giusso - Vico Equense, Napoli
Via Camaldoli, 51
80069 Vico Equense (Napoli)
Type: Farmhouse accommodation Geographical Location: Hill Accommodations:
n°1 Apartment , n°1 Double bed room, n°2 Suite. Total Guests 12
Don’t miss this unique and relaxing opportunity to travel back in time with Astapiana Villa Giusso! As you walk through the stone archway into the main courtyard you will feel you have stepped back in time - that round the ancient columns the prayers of the monks still hang in the air…Three years ago we embarked upon a great challenge: the resurrection of this historical place.
Now we wait for you to share our enjoyment of this beautiful and fascinating site and to participate in our dream… You can relax on the incredible stone terrace overlooking th Bay of Naples and Vesuvius, take a walk through the grapes vineyards and olive groves or simply take a look around the many wonderful amenities of the Monastery.
Though not for everyone, Villa Giusso is nonetheless fascinating and intriguing. Off the one long corridor, are three double bedded room and one family suite, appointed with worn period furniture. All rooms have access to a private bathroom newly renovated.
Accommodations and Services in Agriturismo Astapiana Villa Giusso
The bedrooms are or in the main foresteria or in the monks' abodes.
In the main foresteria, the bigger building, where in the past monks gived hospitality to travellers, the bedrooms are fascinating with original iron-beds and 8th century furnishings.
The monks' abodes are the ancient cells, newly restored: each cell is like a cottage or little dependence and is composed by two double bedrooms each with bathroom: "L'Immacolata" composed by San Michele bedroom and Sant'Olimpia bedroom and "L'Annunciata" composed by San Cesare bedroom and the fresco bedroom.
The bedrooms are charming and have a valuable modern advantage "the heating".
In the main Foresteria, off the one long corridor, you can also find:
- a junior suite: the Contessa suite, a charming living room with fireplace and a very nice bedroom with bathroom en suite;
- a family suite suitable for 4-5 persons, with two bedrooms and a large bathroom (bath): there is first a very large double bedroom ( king size) and a third bed, then a little corridor and on the left the second double room (twins beds) and on the right the bathroom;
- the Green's bedroom- the Lady's bedroom
- the yellow bedroom
At your disposal, for one week self-catering accommodation, the all monks'cell "Annunciata". Ideal solution for four people, with two bedrooms, one double and one twins, each with bathroom en suite, with a useful kitchenette.
Sport: Bowling green
Wellness: Thermal baths nearby, Massages
Internal Services: Heating, Daily cleaning
Educational activities: Educational activities, Farming museum, Astronomical studies, Nature studies, Guided tour of the farm
Courses: Courses Cuisine
Ceremonies: Ceremonies, Meeting rooms
External services: Rental Boats, Car park, Park, Beach
At disposal of our guests:
Bed and Breakfast or half board;
Guided tour through the Monastery and at the Villa Giusso’s farm;
Natural and photo walking.
Opportunity to see and partecipate to the farm activities:
▪ the bread’s making and cooking in the wood burning oven;
▪ from milk to cheese, along the traditional rules;
▪ practical kitchen courses and traditional handcrafts courses;
▪ the vintage and the olives pick-up.
Where we areCentrally situated to visit this part of Campania: Pompei 22 km, Herculaneum and Vesuvius 32 km, Naples 45 km, Sorrento 12 km, Positano 18 km, Paestum, 80 km, Royal Palace of Caserta.
From Sorrento there are frequent hydrofoils and ferry boats leaving for the island of Capri, and from June to September, for Positano and the Amalfi coast and for the island of Ischia.
- Nearest beaches at 7-8 km (30-40 mn drive)
- Spa Lo Scrajo at 30 mn and Terme Stabiane (40 mn), the last ones known from Roman times
- Parco Marino di Punta Campanella (10 km)
For ramblers, Villa Giusso is very well situated to explore the hidden treasures of the Amalfi and Sorrento coasts along beautiful walks such as il Sentiero degli dei e l'Alta via dei Monti Lattari.
For passionate hikers, journey to Positano with seabath and return.