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Apartment with stunning views over Tropea & great infinity pool



Updated: 21-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Apartment - sleeps 4/5 -- 3 min. from beach & historic town of Tropea

With breathtaking views, the apartment is part of the Marasusa holiday village, the ideal base for families and couples. Perched on the top of a hill in Paraghelia (3 min. drive to Tropea) overlooking the old town of Tropea you can sit on the balcony of the apartment and witness panoramic views of the Tyrrhenian Sea, the Aeolian Islands and a breathtaking sunset. Many regard Tropea as Italy’s best kept secret, no wonder the Sunday Times named it as its top beach holiday destination. The apartment offers a relaxing oasis of peace set amongst beautiful flowers and plants but you are still only just a few minutes away from the sandy beaches, restaurants, bars and bustling narrow streets of Tropea. Facilities include a beautiful shared infinity swimming pool, jacuzzi, shallow pool area for children, sun beds and showers. The apartment is air conditioned and sleeps up to 4 people.

Things to do: •The Lipari or Aeolian Islands -Several firms offer excursions to the Lipari Islands, also known as the Aeolian Islands, which include the volcanic island of Stromboli.•Diving and snorkelling - Calabria offers one of the best diving areas in the Italian Mediterranean. This is mainly due to the geological characteristics typical of the diving areas south of Tropea. The marina has several diving schools.•Sailing & Windsurfing - Again there are schools in Tropea with courses which include catamaran-sailing and windsurfing for beginners as well as for advanced students.•Fishing - There are numerous companies offering deep sea fishing trips. •History and Culture - Calabria is a region of ancient Mediterranean culture and it is the place from which Italy derives its name. Accordingly there any many historical buildings and sites to visit in the region. Walking Holidays - Calabria is an area of outstanding national beauty and has not only beautiful beaches but beautiful mountains.

Travel: • The airport 'Lamezia Terme is located just 54.9 km (about 45 minutes drive) from the apartment. Cars are available to rent at the airport from all of the major companies and although can be booked on the spot it is cheaper to book in advance. For the best deals use a comparison site.

• Fly to Lamezia Terme Airport - more and more tour operators and ‘low cost airlines’ are including Calabria in their programme every year, meaning the area is always becoming more accessible.

• Ryanair provide direct flights to Lamezia from London, Dusseldorf, Paris, Barcelona, Stockholm, Milian, Piza and Trapani.

• From the UK - Ryanair offers direct flights to Lamezia fom London Stansted, Monarch has direct flights from London Gatwick Airport . A number of Regional airports in the UK fly to Milian, Rome, Pisa, Bologna from where internal flights are available or Tropea can be reached by car/train. This is ideally suited for a two centre holiday (city+beach).

• From Germany - Lamezia can be reached from 17 German airports via Air Berlin. German Wings offers direct flights from Cologne/Bonn and Stuttgart. TuiFly have flights from 9 cities across German. Ryanair have flights from Dusseldorf

• From Italy - Lamezia can be reached by a number of airlines (including Ryan Air and Easyjet) from Milian, Rome, Pisa and Bologna. It is also possible to reach the region by train.

• From Holand & Belgium Transavia offers direct flights from Amsterdam, whilst Jetairfly offers inexpensive direct flights from Brussels (May –Sept).

• From Switzerland -Direct flights from Zurich to Lamezia are operated by Helvetic Airways. and Swiss Air. Air Berlin fly from Zurich and Basel.

• From Canada - there are flights during the peak season from Toronto to Lamezia with sky service airlines and Air Canada

• From Russia - Sky Express fly from Moscow to Lamezia

• From Austria - Air Berlin & German Wings fly from Vienna to Lamezia

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About the Owner

Judith Greenman
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
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21 April, 2017

7 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)


The best scenery I have ever experienced!

  • 5 of 5

The booking team were a great help, the apartment was efficiently kitted out, clean and spacious. The pool was probably the best domestic pool I've seen with a kids area, a lounging "jacuzzi" area and a nice deep end.

The best thing by far were the amazing views, sunsets and scenic beaches.

I'd have no hesitation to recommend Marasusa in Tropea!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback, we are so pleased that you seem to think of our apartment and the area as highly as we do.
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Vue surperbe sur la baie de Tropea

  • 5 of 5

Appartement situé sur les hauteurs, dans une résidence avec une jolie piscine (grand bassin et bassin pour les enfants).

L'appartement est très propre et fonctionnel tout à fait conforme à l'annonce.

Nous y avons passé un séjour très agréable (1 adulte, 2 ados, 1 enfant) en alternant piscine, plage et tourisme.

Un véhicule est indispensable !

Nous avons été accueillis avec beaucoup de sympathie et nos contacts étaient toujours disponibles et réactifs à la moindre de nos requêtes.

Nous recommandons vivement cette location.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful location and fantastic property!

  • 5 of 5

I would like to say a massive thank you to the owners of this property for such an enjoyable week! Upon arrival we were made to feel at home by the local staff and given some useful tips about the local area. The on site swimming pool was clean and well maintained as were the gardens and grounds. Our apartment was perfect, with a balcony viewing looking out to Stromboli making for a great breakfast spot! I would highly recommend this property and Tropea in general for a relaxing beach holiday with rustic appeal. We spent the majority of our evenings eating out in Tropea, with an abundance of traditional Italian restaurants making us wish we had booked an extra week! The beaches were beautiful and after renting a boat for the day from Shark Bay we could track the coastline taking in the stunning Calabrian scenery. Thank you for a brilliant week in the sun and we hope to return soon!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Holiday Heaven

  • 5 of 5

As soon as I enquired about the property the service I received was first class. The owners were very quick to respond to any question we had, the booking process was simple and they even supplied photo directions on how to get to the apartment.

Firstly the apartment, although not huge had everything we needed, was modern inside and in a fantastic location with stunning views. I loved sitting outside of the apartment of an evening and watch the sun set (a better one every evening), whilst enjoying a glass of local wine (only EUR 2 per litre from the wine shop in the village!!!).

We had a car at the recommendation of the owner, we did need this as the apartment is up a steep hill,but it is only a 2 minute drive down to the village of Parghelia and local beach. Tropea is about 5 or 6 mins away and it was really lovely there wondering around the narrow streets, taking in the culture and deciding which restaurant to eat in.

We ventured into little villages by day,exploring the unspoilt area, stopping off at a roadside stall to stock up on wine and fresh produce in case we missed the village supermarket or wine shop.(Some close for siesta)

Don't go here if you want Macdonalds, food chains, and English speaking. If you like an authentic holiday with good food,lovely beaches and scenery, then this is fantastic.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 13, 2010
  • Date of Stay: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing break in an authentic corner of Italy

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a post-Christmas break and plummed for Marasusa. The views from the apartment out across the pretty coastal town towards the famous volcanic island of Stromboli are truly breathtaking and despite it being winter the weather was pleasant and bearable.

The apartment complex was quiet, unsurprisingly for this time of year - although the standard of accommodation was excellent - we even had a DVD player and an assortment of films!

As a base for exploring this outstanding location I couldn't recommend the apartment enough. You will need to hire a car however - unless you enjoy relatively lengthy walks. Don't worry though, we had no problems driving in the area and to truly explore the locale you really need transport in any case (during summer you may simply wish to stay around Tropea in which case local buses and shuttles would suffice).

  • Review Submitted: Feb 10, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautifull view at Tropea

  • 4 of 5

We liked the apartment very much , the vuew was awesome and we saw many sunset with Stromboli at theback. Marasusa is a nice resort you have to drive 1.3 km steep uphill. We walked several times up and down the mountain and we liked the black pigs during our walk. Tropea is very nice you have a lot of restaurants and the antipadtas are very nice. The apartment had almost everything we need. Very nice beds but we missed a coffee machine or something Italian to make coffee. The pool was very nice and clean . Paraghia is a very nice town and every morning we stopped for a cappuccino at the American Bar meanwhile we checked our email because they have free Wifi. All together if was a splendid time.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to feedback on your time at our apartment. I am so glad that you had an enjoyable stay. I note your comment about a coffee machine. In the apartment there should have been a traditional coffee pot (i will have this checked), whilst in the peak summer months (late July - early Sept) the pool side bar sells fresh Italian coffee (Cappuccino, latte etc). The plan is to extent the pool side bar opening until the end of Sept. As you highlight the American bar is a great place (at the bottom of the hill) to stop for a coffee. The pool side bat should in 2017 have wifi available.
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Lamezia Terme at 55 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : American Bar, Parghelia at the bottom of hill at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Tropea at 2 Kilometres Nearest Train : Paraghelia at 1 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Pizzo at 25 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : In Parghelia village at the bottom of the hill at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Parghelia at 1.5 Kilometres Car: recommended

Calabria has mile upon mile of sandy beaches and rocky coves. The beaches are among the most stunning you will see! Like you've gone long haul but without the flight! The apartment resides in a prime location in the Marasusa holiday village, making it the perfect base to take advantage of the stunning coast line.

Probably the most famous of all towns in Calabria is that of Tropea and no visit to the region would be complete without witnessing the impressive view of the church of Santa Maria dell'Isola, the award winning beach and old town. Perched on top of a hill in Paraghelia the apartment offers a tranquil setting but you are still only just a few minutes away from the restaurants, bars and bustling narrow streets of Tropea. From the marina visit the Volcanic island of Stromboli. Paragellia also has its own beautiful beach, small village atmosphere and train station from where you can take the coastline train to the city of Reggio Calabria or even take the ferry to Sicily.

Other Activities: Golf - 30 mins drive.

Golf: The closest golf course is the Feudo Montalto Golf Club in Limbadi, a small town 25km south of Tropea (30 minutes drive). The course lays among orange and olive trees. In spring (April-May), you will be surrounded by the smell of orange flowers, and autumn-winter, you can refresh yourself by picking an orange from the trees. Weather conditions in the region allow you to play every month of the year.

Ski: It's amazing but true, that you can ski this far south, probably the most southerly resort in mainland Europe is Gambarie in Aspromonte a small ski resort with just 4 ski lifts (2 chair lifts, 2 surface lifts) but it does boast a very impressive 670 metres (2198 feet) of vertical descent. Gambarie in Aspromonte has 5 pistes. The Ski resort is 100km away from Tropea.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Summer Holidays
22 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Nov - March
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Our prices include full use of facilities, utilities (including air con), bed linen, towels and a final clean, no hidden extras.
All major credit cards accepted.

A cot and cot linen can be hired for Euro 25 per booking.

The complex also provides a launderette with washing machines and tumble dryers (additional cost).

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Updated: 21-Apr-2017


Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Luxury
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village


  • bay
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed, 2 singles - can be made up as double
  • Bedroom 2 / Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Bedroom 1 - also contains a fold up bed that is ideal for a child. Bedroom 2 - has a good quality double sofa bed, situated in the dining room/lounge area. Bed linen is supplied and included in the price. A cot can be hired at for Euro 25. The complex also has a launderette with washing machines and tumble dryers.


  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • The apartment resides in a prime position within the Marasusa complex. The apartment is front line with fantastic views. The position of the apartment is ideal for the facilities on offer such as the stunning infinity pool.

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