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Portovenere (Cinque Terre Area)

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Beautiful Apartment in Portovenere Accessible to Cinque Terre

Casa Venere

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About The Experience
Casa Venere is located in the charming village of Portovenere, which is a perfect location for visiting the Cinque Terre, Lerici, Levanto, and other gems of the Ligurian coast. There are wonderful views of the Golfo dei Poeti and the Palmaria Island from the terrace.
Location Description

Located in the medieval village of Portovenere, this apartment offers a panoramic view of the Gulf of Poets, including Palmaria Island and Lerici. The main public beach of Portovenere is right across the road, and a short walk will take you to shops, restaurants, a grocery store, pharmacy, and the ferries to go to the Cinque Terre, Lerici, Palmaria Island, and Tellaro. There is also a bus stop just below the building for trips into La Spezia. Further in town is the ancient castle and fortress, dating back to the 10th century. For those who like the outdoors, there are many opportunities for hiking from the village, as well as elsewhere in the area, including the diverse and wide-ranging network of trails of the Cinque Terre. Unwind at the near beaches of L'Arenella, Royal, and L'Olivo, which welcome you with clear water and pebbly sand. There is a 9-hole golf course in Lerici, and an 18-hole course in Forte dei Marmi.

Florence: 140 km/87 mi
Pisa: 120 km/74.5 mi
Genoa: 110 km/68 mi
Parma: 110 km/68 mi
Lucca: 80 km/50 mi
La Spezia: 10 km/6 mi
Portovenere: 5-minute walk
Exterior Description
Up a small flight of stairs is the entrance into the building where the apartment is located on the second floor. There is a beautiful terrace with spectacular water views, ideal for dining al fresco.
Interior Description

Second Floor: The entrance opens into a spacious and light living room which looks onto a lovely terrace and views of the water. The terrace is perfect for outside dining, as well as sunbathing or just enjoying the view. To the left is the kitchen which is equipped with a dishwasher, washing machine, gas cook top and oven, espresso machine, American coffee maker, and a microwave. There are two bedrooms, of which one has a queen size bed (160 cm) and the second has two twin beds (100 cm x 200 cm) which can be joined together upon prior request to form a king-size bed (180-200 cm). The second bedroom leads out to the terrace. There are two bathrooms, both have a shower.

Features Description

Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.

  • Cook Service: Upon request
  • Cooking Lessons: Upon request
  • Housekeeping: 15 Euros per hour
  • Transfer Service: Upon request

Please Note:

  • The main public beach of Portovenere is located right across the road from the apartment, where umbrellas and chairs can be rented.
  • Parking available for a medium size car in the owner's garage.
  • Transfer Service from La Spezia Train Station to Portovenere and return is free of charge. Transfer Service from airports are upon request.
  • Housekeeping is provided twice for a 2 week stay.

Features and Amenities

  • In City
  • Near the Water
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Outside Area - Private
  • Outside Dining
  • Pool Towels
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • TV - English Channels Available
  • Internet
  • Internet - Wireless
  • American Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric Tea Kettle
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron and Board
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Washing Machine
  • Ceiling Fans - Partial House
  • Heating - Whole House
  • Window Screens - Whole House
  • Safe
  • Cook Service Available - Extra Cost
  • Housekeeping Available - Extra Cost
  • Welcome Basket

Property Seasons & Rates (USD)

Date Range Weekly         Min
Sep-03-2017 - Oct-22-2017 $2,521 1 wk
Oct-22-2017 - Jan-01-2018 $2,147 1 wk
Jan-01-2018 - Apr-01-2018 $2,241 1 wk
Apr-01-2018 - May-06-2018 $2,615 1 wk
May-06-2018 - Jul-01-2018 $2,707 1 wk
Jul-01-2018 - Sep-02-2018 $2,987 1 wk
Sep-02-2018 - Oct-07-2018 $2,615 1 wk
Oct-07-2018 - Oct-20-2018 $2,521 1 wk
Oct-20-2018 - Dec-31-2018 $2,241 1 wk
Oct-05-2019 - Oct-12-2019 $2,521 1 wk

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Arrival Times

Please note: Official Arrival Times:

  • Sat 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Conditions *

Security Deposit

  • Upon arrival at the property you are required to pay to the property representative a security deposit payable in cash. The security deposit will be returned to you prior to your departure minus accidental damages to the property. The listed security deposit is: 200 EUR

Additional Expenses

  • Telephone (If Available): According to consumption
  • Late Arrival Fee (Payable upon Arrival): 50 EUR
  • Weekly Cleaning Charge (Mandatory): 130 EUR

Other Notes

  • Housekeeping available upon request at an extra charge
  • Heating (in Italy): Allowed by law from November 1 - April 1; some exceptions for extreme weather
  • Departure Time: 10:00 am
  • Cook Services (If Available): must be arranged at least 2 months prior to arrival
  • Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day
  • Extra Services (cook, housekeeping, etc) may be arranged for a non-refundable fee payable to Last minute requests (less than 2 weeks prior to arrival) will be an extra charge. Please inquire for pricing.

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Customer Ratings

  • 5.0 Star Rating Overall
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Customer Reviews

We absolutely LOVED our stay! The view and the apartment are outstanding.
Enjoyed Most:
The view and location. Easy to walk to town for eating and touring the Cinque Terre. We loved having our coffee every morning and wine in the evening on the deck while watching the boats come in an out of the harbor. It was so difficult to leave at the end of our stay! Also, the beds were comfortable and many choices for making coffee. We had everything we needed.
Enjoyed Least:
The small bathroom didn't have much counter space, but it didn't really ruin our stay.
Surrounding Area:
We took the boat to the Cinque Terre towns several times to hike and eat. Also, the town of Portovenere is charming with many excellent places to eat. We also hired the owner's son to take us wine tasting. Really enjoyed the winery as well us our lunch with him.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Portovenere is the nearest town. An easy 5 minute walk from the apartment.
Tips or Restaurants:
The only thing I'd mention is there are two flights of stairs leading up to the apartment entrance and several more to the unit itself. Not a problem for us, but if mobility is an issue might be important to know. We ate at all the restaurants the owner Roberta recommended. They were all delicious. We stay with the local cuisine of the area, which is seafood. Also, tried the local pesto. Excellent! I'm gluten intolerant and all the restaurants were very accommodating. One restaurant in Corniglia even ran across the street to buy gluten-free pasta. It turned out to be the best meal I had in the Cinque Terre.
We hired a driver to pick us up at the airport. The owner Roberta actually picked us up. She is lovely. Not only did she pick us up, but she took us to the grocery store.

Catherine, May