A piece of the ancient past awaits the guests of Le Terme di Velia, two holiday apartments at Marina di Ascea.
The "casolare", a former farmhouse dating from the 19th century, lies in the midst of a venerable olive grove. Around the house, archaeologists have recovered the remains of ancient thermae, which lent their name to the accommodation – Le Terme di Velia.
As the architectural design of its façade is partly quarry stone, the farmhouse has preserved its rustic-rural character. Inside, the friendly owning couple, Pantaleo and Alberta, has succeeded in creating a stylish and at the same time comfortable atmosphere with the arte povera furniture typical for the region.
It is the motto the owners observed when renovating their part of the house.
For your stay we have chosen exclusively apartment „Il Mosaico“. During the works of renovation there, „un pezzetto di un antico mosaico” – part of an ancient mosaic – was discovered and then skillfully integrated into the kitchen wall, which adds to the special atmosphere at the holiday apartment.
A large living/sleeping area with double bed and two fauteuils (each of them can be converted into a bed) offers space for relaxing and feeling at ease. Built-in air conditioning, which has got an integrated heating system, provides for pleasant room temperatures at any time of the year.
The bathroom of Il Mosaico is equipped with shower cabin, bidet and WC. The washing machine in the rear part of the house is for shared use with the guests of the neighboring apartment.
The eat-in kitchen is where you find yourself when entering the apartment and where you can prepare your holiday meals with fresh fruit and vegetables from the market, fragrant bread and a “vino delle casa”. From the kitchen you pass through a round arch shaped opening and then climb a few steps to the living/sleeping area.
Of course, olive oil is an absolute must-be: Do ask the owners, who also own an Azienda Agricola (agricultural enterprise) at Ceraso, for a bottle of the “liquid gold of the Cilento”.
Holidays in the south are, of course, also days spent out in the open! Ways how and spots where to spend them are easily found. A roofed terrace in front of the kitchen with a view onto the Tyrrhenian Sea and a pergola-terrace in front of the bedroom, from where your gaze drifts across the soothing green of the olive trees, are part of this holiday dream.
From the well-tended garden, which is shared by all the guests of Le Terme di Velia, you can see as far as the excavation site of the ancient Greek town of Elea (today: Velia resp. Ascea).
Upon request, we will gladly arrange for the rental of apartment “Il Pozzo“ (also for a maximum of 3 guests), which is located next to and has the same layout as Il Mosaico. The two holiday apartments can be connected to form a large family apartment. Please ask!
Bicycles for cyclists are provided by the owners upon request. A TV is let by the owners for a fee.
WiFi access is available in both apartments.
It is a spot in Southern Italy which has remained authentic and waiting to enchant you: olive trees, the farmer’s family living next door, the location of Le Terme di Velia off the beaten tourist tracks and the traces of bygone times right at your doorstep make it so special.
And yet, the nearest beach at Marina di Ascea is only about 800 m off – ideal conditions to combine a holiday in green surroundings with bathing and culture.
There is a shuttle service from the holiday apartments to the sandy beach "Lido Velia" and back for free.
The nearest shopping facilities, bars and restaurants are found in Marina di Ascea, about 1 km off.
Parking is available next to the property.
Should you be traveling and arriving by train and should you require a car onsite for only a few days or some excursions, rental can be arranged by the owner.
The owners will, of course, pick you up from the train station (Ascea or Vallo Scalo) without charge.
Nearest train station: Marina di Ascea (ca. 3 km).
The exact address and the information about the details of your journey are included in the booking confirmation.
|Rental period||Holiday aptmt. (2 pers.)*||Surcharge 3rd person|
|05.09.20 - 03.10.20||Holiday aptmt. (2 pers.)* 385 EUR||Surcharge 3rd person 35 EUR|
|03.10.20 - 07.11.20||Holiday aptmt. (2 pers.)* 340 EUR||Surcharge 3rd person 35 EUR|
|07.11.20 - 19.12.20||Holiday aptmt. (2 pers.)* 320 EUR||Surcharge 3rd person 35 EUR|
|19.12.20 - 02.01.21||Holiday aptmt. (2 pers.)* 340 EUR||Surcharge 3rd person 35 EUR|
Prices per week are valid for the number of persons given in brackets and incl. bed linen, towels, final cleaning, airconditioning and Wi-Fi.
Flexible arrival and departure (in August only on Saturday).