This historical villa dating back to 1700 and built in the typical High Baroque style with attention to all details offers a superb view of the Amalfi coast and Positano.
The villa is surrounded by gardens on its sides and it has large terraces on its façade. This allows bright light to spread in and illuminate every unique corner of the villa and a pleasant breeze to come in and refresh the entire house.Internally Palazzo del Vescovo is recovered with amazing works of art most of which belonging to the original owners of the villa. Wherever your eye falls you will be able to discover a new amazing, particular detail that will accompany your imagination back to the XVII century. Sitting al fresco in one of the wide terraces a bird’s eye view of Positano and the stunning Amalfi coast opens right in front of you. The colors, the light, the air, the odors and the taste of Campania region will flow over you as you open your arms to try and embrace this intense moment. What makes this palace special is its private SPA that also extends on the outside terrace where there is a Pompeian style fountain with a marvelous Jacuzzi overlooking the see. Inside there is a heated swimming pool with Jacuzzi and an oxygen therapy. The SPA also offers a Sauna with shock therapy (hot- cold), a Tiepidarium, showers and an area dedicated to massages where a professional doctor will give you a massage and you can totally relax accompanied by the background music and plasma TVs. Palazzo del Vescovo reflects all that one could wish for: breathtaking views, a bath in history and culture, the most of relax and luxury and a full immersion in the region’s atmosphere. What more could you ask for?
Sleeps 8+1, Bathrooms 6
Ground level: A gate from the village stairs opens to the upper garden with breathtaking views of the village and sea; benches shaded by fruit trees, intimate round pergola with cushions for relaxing seats 6-8, lower terrace with table and cushions designed for those wanting respite from the sun. A primary terrace with gracious sitting area for 12 and separate dining table for 12 under awning, original well remains. The private spa terrace with combination fountain/ hydro massage pool, cushioned sun beds, door to village stairs.
Garden level: 2 double bedrooms with TV and ensuite bathroom, 1 bathroom, laundry room and direct access to upper garden and village staircase.
Upper level: 2 master bedrooms with TV, ensuite bathroom and shared terrace (one of them also has a private balcony), 1 single bedroom (twin)with private bathroom.
Entrance level: Central entrance hall with double staircase. Formal dining room with seating for 8 -12, separate den area with seating for six, desk with computer and DSL line for guests' use, double doors to front terrace. A Casual dining room opens to professional kitchen (8 gas burners, grill, oven, double size fridge, washing machine, microwave, dishwasher) with fireplace and two traditional ovens cooking with wood.
SPA: A waterfall from the wall goes into the hydro-massage heated pool lined with antique tiles (8 x 3.5 meters; stairs and shelves for sitting 2.4 meters in depth, max. temperature 40 degrees C), Turkish steam bath, Sauna, 3 distinct showers for cold, tepid and hot water, Sitting area for eight with plasma TV, Satellite, sound system, fridge with cold drinks, Massage area, Private chapel.
Services: Electricity, A/C, heat, water, and final cleaning included, Staff included (two ladies to cook and serve from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm and from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, gardener for pool service, garden maintenance, and grocery shop service) 4 hours daily, Daily continental breakfast included, Daily change of linens and bath towels included, Porter service included from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm – from Mon to Sat, Telephone and fax charged on usage, ADSL line connected with villa computer and WIFI for personal laptop included, One complimentary cooking class included, Professional chef available on request – rate to be advised, Additional staff hours, available on request: E15 per hour/per staff, Food allowance: € 2,000,00 paid upon arrival in cash, Pets allowed with dog sitter (available also at the villa at extra charge), Check-in/Check-out service provided by villa’s local representative.
Not included services: Telephone/fax on usage, food & beverage and extra services to be paid on receive, staff extra time: euro 15,00 per hour and per person.
The extra services must be asked in enough advance: baby-sitter, Parking: euro 30 per day with gas station 24hr/24
Costs of the extra services will be kept from your euro 2.000 cash deposit or paid cash directly by you.
Distances: Positano (stores, restaurants, beach): 5-20 mins; Sorrento: 30 mins; Capri: 30-40 mins. by boat; Ravello, Amalfi, Naples (airport), Pompeii: 1 hour; Vietri: 2 hours.