OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

Lovely hillside apartment with magnificent sea views and excellent facilities.

Bedrooms 2
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Beautiful, tranquil location with stunning views of the Golfe di Gioia, Etna and the Aeolian Islands.

Two bedroomed, air-conditioned hillside apartment situated in the unpolluted little village of Joppolo on the Tyrrhenian Coast of Calabria, which has been preserved from tourist exploitation. The sea is rich with activity and is a perfect oasis for diving and snorkelling. An ideal spot for a quiet and relaxing holiday, Joppolo View has unforgettable sunsets across the Golfe di Gioia with breathtaking views of Etna and Stromboli. Situated only 10 km from the sandy beaches of Capo Vaticano and Santa Maria and 12 km from the Feudo Montalto golf course, this brand new apartment is finished to a high standard and is currently available at a considerable discount until the landscaping (including a swimming pool) has been completed.

Lucy and David Leigh
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, German
Calendar last updated:
27 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Joppolo in Calabria

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Bathroom with large shower, sink, lavatory, bidet and washing machine.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with double bed; second bedroom with twin beds. Both bedrooms are fitted with air conditioning units. Although the apartment is ideally designed for four people, there is also a two-seater sofa bed in the living room.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
Notes on accommodation: Tiled throughout. The apartment comprises an open space living area. Fly screens are fitted on all windows. Outside: Private west-facing terrace to enjoy the panoramic view. This brand new apartment is finished to a high standard and is currently available at a considerable discount until the landscaping (including a swimming pool) has been completed. A vacuum cleaner, iron, ironing board and airer are provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Beach towels, bathroom towels and bedlinen are all provided. Freshly laundered bedlinen and sheets can be supplied each week on request for a small supplement.


4.4/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)


Very silent place and peaceful people

  • 5 of 5

In apartment at Joppolo we stayed two weeks from 27'th August and we spent there very exciting time. We visited towns like Tropea, Pizzo, Nicotera and also we took a ship trip to Eolie, Volcano, Lipari and Stromboli islands. We wanted to visit Sicilly island and volcano Etna but we got only to port Villa San Giovanni and there was some troubles with our car. Then we had to found car repair and tried to solve this problem.

This way I would like to thank neighbors Steve and Alex for help with communication to Italian servicemen and women from Germany (I forgot her name) who drove me to repair shop in Ricadi. It finished at the end happy and we luckily arrived home to Czech Republic, it was 2000km.

We are family with four children and I think that apartment is fully-equipped for this kind of family, so we spent very lovely time and maybe we come back to visit Etna yet.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Beautiful tranquil setting with well equipped apartment

  • 4 of 5

This is a beautiful tranquil part of Italy with stunning views of the coastline and sea from the apartment.

The apartment itself is extremely well equipped and clean with plenty of towels, linen and cooking utensils for an extremely comfortable stay.

There are a few good local restaurants within walking distance of the apartment and if you have a car this widens the options to visit elsewhere.

Tropea is within half an hours car journey (or a quick train journey from the bottom of the hillside) where there is a bustling town, the marina and a great lido called lido el nonno (I think). This is perfect for the children as it boasts shallow water and a safe beach.

The apartment is due a swimming pool on site in the near future and this will make the apartment even better. An idyllic holiday location for anyone wanting to escape the busy day to day life for a real break.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Norfolk, UK

Uncommercialised scenic apartment

  • 4 of 5

Really friendly local people & reasonable prices at all eateries compared to other parts of Italy. Accomodation very well stocked & clean & tidy. Air con was a blessing as extremely hot during our stay! A week was definitely not long enough to explore everywhere. Would recommend a visit to local bar top of the hill in village centre next to church, only frequented by locals. Excellent food, we hardly cooked in at all. Never tired of the view across to Sicily & watching the little coastal train wind it's way around the foothills. Very peaceful surroundings. Icing on the cake would be the pool which is being planned. Totally relaxing, enjoyable stay. Teresa & Chris :-)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed visiting Joppolo and admiring the wonderful view as much as we do! Thank you for the recommendation; is that the bar tabacchi on Via Vittorio Veneto? With best wishes, David and Lucy Leigh
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Peaceful casa with picturesque view

  • 4 of 5

The house is exactly as you can see in the pictures, the view is even better than the photos suggest. Super clean, all comforts presents and if you are looking for a relaxing and quite place, this is the place.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. David and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in Joppoo.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
United Kingdom

Breathtaking views

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the apartment for two weeks in early September and had a wonderful, relaxing stay. The apartment is furnished to a very high standard with everything we could need to make us feel at home. Joppolo is a lovely little town and a great location for exploring Calabria. The views from our terrace across to Sicily were stunning. Highlights included sampling the huge range of lovely restaurants in Tropea, visiting the local beaches and national park and a day trip by ferry over to Sicily to take in Mount Etna. Many thanks David and Lucy for the warm welcome and excellent local information.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0



Prices & Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Season
24 Jun 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £126.33

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner for booking details. Note that we also have a one-bedroomed beachfront appartment near Brancaleone in Calabria which sleeps two very comfortably and also has a two-seater sofa bed in the living room with separate bathroom. The Owners Direct reference is IT6610.

Changeover Day:
Please contact the owner for changeover day details; although Saturday is our preferred changeover day, we are very happy to consider alternative dates so please do not hesitate to ask!

Notes on prices:
We would be very happy to rent for longer periods than indicated. Price on application. A refundable deposit of EUR 150 or sterling equivalent will also be requested.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Enquire Now Enquire Now

Partner Offers

Partner Offers

Portable wifi hotspot

You might like these similar holiday rentals