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Location and Surrounding Area. This stunning villa is found nestled among the lemon trees on the cliffs of Maori on the Amalfi Coast. The architectural gem was designed for comfort, elegance and privacy in the 1960s by a prominent Italian architect. Perching on the glittering Tyrrhenian Sea, the villa is a place where simplicity and luxury meet. Surrounded by the yellows of the lemons, the blue of the sea, the greens of the plants, the eyes are stimulated and inspired. The property, with its private beach access and perfectly positioned terrace offers only the best for every visitor that spends their days at this enchanting place.
This property combining modern design with unforgettable Mediterranean scenery is found on the Amalfi Coast which hosts kilometres of beaches and coastline. The Bagni Mar Di Cobalto and Panorama beaches are a few minutes away where the clear sea laps at the sandy beaches adjacent to the historical towns. It is a place where one is stunned with simplicity and luxury, where sunsets seem to last for days and the privacy of extended relaxation extends as far as the eye can see. The property is a place that lends itself to lounging by the infinity saltwater pool with a perfectly poured glass of Lacryma Cristi in the late afternoon breeze coming off of the sprawling lemon groves.
Villa Saracena is about a ten minute drive from Maiori, a town famous for being the longest beach on the Amalfi Coast. With nearly a kilometre of sand, it is unique from all of the other places in the area. There you can soak up the sun with your family, stroll around the narrow streets or have a twilight aperitivo with friends as you walk down the slope to the seafront. The Villa is about one hour and 15 minutes from the incredible spectacle of Naples which is full of cathedrals, sea views, history and incredible food. Visit Via Dei Tribuanli where you can find the perfect Pizza Margherita, head to San Gregoria Ameno street to see the artisan pastoral crafts or to the National Archaeological Museum housing an incredible collection of antiquities. Shop till you drop on Via Roma to end up in Piazza Del Plebiscito where you will find Castel Nuovo, San Carlo, the oldest opera house in Europe and the Royal Palace. In close proximity is the seafront lined with bars and restaurants and a view of Capri and the Sorrentino Coast.
When staying at Villa Saracena one can visit the famous town of Positano with its steep, white, winding streets bustling to the beach. Perched on a cliff, it is one of the most visited vacation spots and is also part of the Sentiero degli Dei hiking trail. There a person can have the best of both worlds, experiencing an outdoor adventure while people watching or taking in the famous Chiesa di Santa Maria with its dome tiled with colourful majolica. An hour’s drive from the villa, the Pompeii UNESCO World Heritage Site is a delightful day trip for those who love ancient history. After the scenic trip on the coast, you will find one of the most acclaimed and stunning archaeologic sites in the world at the Parco Archeologico di Pompeii. While learning about the rich history of the lives of the Romans traveling the cobbled streets to Villa Dei Misteri, Casa del Centenario, or the House of the Faun the traveller will be astounded with wonderfully preserved architectural marvels which had been buried after the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. You might even have the opportunity to catch a performance in the Amphitheatre during their summer season of music, dance and theatre.
The villa is perfect for a large family or groups and it a perfect place for poolside events. It is about 65 km from Naples International Airport. Naples and its central train station and bus stations are 71 km from Villa Saracena. Maiori is 5 km, Positano is 28 km and Pompeii is 42 km from the villa.
The Property. Stroll on the path lined with lemon trees leading to this oasis of relaxation to arrive at this Mediterranean paradise. An immaculately designed property perched above the Tyrrhenian Sea, this architectural marvel is a one-of-a-kind creation. From the immense terrace one can see the coastline of the Amalfi Coast, the panoramic seascape which extends as far as the eye can see. With direct access to the water, the property has been built with modern elegance and luxury in mind which leaves the guest charmed by the clean lines and picturesque rooms. One of the most significant features of the property is the infinity pool which glistens from the deep, golden sun of the sea and vegetation. The town of Maiori is in close proximity to Villa Saracena so enchanting beaches can be reached in a moment.
This one-of-a-kind villa has a ground floor with a sun-filled open living room with cozy fireplace, dining area with a veranda with a sea view and a kitchen. The outdoor dining area with a large barbeque is perfect for leisurely meals prepared in the industrial kitchen by the private chef cooking Mediterranean delights for everyone’s enjoyment. On the first floor you’ll find the arched-ceilinged master bedroom with a four poster bed and the double bedroom has an access to another terrace. Each of the rooms is complete with a private bathroom, walk-in closet and conveniently private at opposite sides of the landing. The lower floor houses two twin bedrooms and two double bedrooms which all have their own bathroom and walk-in closet. The terrace guest house is accessed by stairs from the pool and has a bedroom and private bathroom.
The outdoor space offers views that take the breath away. The infinity pool extends across the seemingly endless sea. The pool space complete with showers and changing rooms has been designed for wonderful moments of relaxation while you take in rays, conversation and calm at the solarium as time seems to slow to a perfect rhythm of relaxation. In addition to lounging and sunbathing, the pool area also has a large table just in case you have extra guests who might enjoy a unique outside gathering. The breathtakingly suave property glows with tones of glittering greens, yellows and golds, inviting the guest to enter into another dimension during their stay. Villa Saracena also provides guests with a golf cart for their comfort as well as a butler, housekeeper and private chef. The villa effortlessly houses fourteen people in its seven bedrooms and the entire property can accommodate up to 26 people as the Maiori Tower villa located adjacent to Villa Saracena can be rented as well.