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Villa Terrazza
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Reviewed August 16, 2012

Amazing views over bay with backdrop of Vesuvius. Host Andrea extremely friendly and helpful. Perfect for exploring Pompeii, Herculaneum, Vesuvius and Amalfi coast. Very close to all restaurants and bars. Would definitely return.

Room Tip: With hindsight we would request an apartment on first floor. We were on ground floor which, althoug...
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  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 8, 2012

thankyou Andrea and family for another stunning visit arranging our transport, and superb boat trips to various inlets and spring water waterfall for cool swimming, bluewater caves, a complete tour around Capri stopping at Tiberius beach for a few hours, relaxing on sun loungers with food and drink, swimming in the Roman pool with intact Roman construction in parts still visible. on returning we saw sparkling on the surface a large shoal of tuna, (Dolphins on a previous visit.)
There is now another visitor to Villa Terrazza an elegant collared dove nesting in the tall palm tree outside our apartment who has found the most deightful location in Sorrento.
























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Room Tip: our family and friends have stayed in all the different apartments over the years all are excellent
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  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 6, 2012

We were drawn to the beauty of La Terrazza. How can you not be? The soft yellow villa with the cheerful blue and white terrace which embraces and welcomes you to the mesmerizing views of the rugged mountain cliffs that drop dramatically into the deep blue Mediterranean. It is strikingly beautiful and you simply cannot get enough of it. The rooms are filled with family heirlooms and antiquities that take you back in time…

However, it’s not just the beauty, but the spirit and family of La Terrazza that gets you. It’s the history of the villa and the romantic love story behind it. Your host Andrea, the hardest working man in Sorrento, always happy, always smiling, the epitome of “it’s all good”, the contagious free spirit, the man you wish you could be like but you can’t!, who pulls it all together, connects the past with the present and welcomes and grants you access to his family and La Terrazza. It’s about watching your kids play with Giovanni, Elsa and Francesca in the evenings, it’s about jumping into the blue grotto and hanging out with the luckiest house cat in all of Sorrento. It’s Brazilian boom booms and life-long memories. It’s about visiting the family you didn’t know you had in Sorrento. Thanks so much.

We will be back.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 2, 2012

We were 5 girlfriends in our 60s travelling Italy and stayed 5 days at Villa Paradise, which is part of Villa Terrazza. At our arrival in Sorrento, Andrea, the manager, picked us up at the train station. He was absolutely a pleasure to deal with. As he lives in the villa La Terrazza, up above, he was always there to help us.
You cannot ask for a better location in Sorrento. The ferries going to Capri and the Amalfi Coast are just below and you can take an elevator back up for 1 Euro. The train station is less than 10 min. walk. The center of town is a 2 min. walk but you do not hear any street noises. The view is to die for. You overlook the Bay of Naples, the Vesuvia and have magnificent sunsets every night while having a candlelight supper or enjoying a glass of wine on the balcony.
As Paradise in built in the cliff, it is a bit echo and the access is not direct from the outside. There are 2 rooms overlooking the Bay and 3 single beds that have no windows. If you want to cook meals, you may miss a bit of cookware but Andrea will be happy to accommodate you.
We all have enjoyed very much our stay. It was an overall great experience and would go back to this little bit of paradise. We only wished we could have stayed longer.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 10, 2012

spent 7 nights and i can tell you that the little things like toilet paper and towels are hard to come by! that being said , it was otherwise amazing!
the views are the greatest i have ever seen...the location on one side is the sea and the other is the perfect town of sorrento
-but the greatest asset is andrea and his family! he took my family on his boat with his family and was thrilled to do so...actually he insisted that we come!
-he also took us another day on a complete trip arround the ridiculous island of capri (the most beautiful piece of land i have ever seen!)
his wife and children are beautiful people inside and out and we truly enjoyed everything about the stay! it is hard for me to explain the stay--i can say that the combination of the place , and andrea's amazing array of boats to take excursions (every day if you choose) and the fact that you feel like you are staying at a relatives home and not a hotel , made this a perfect getaway for me! it was amazing! i'm still having a tough time adjusting to home lfe and work because i just cannot get the trip off my mind! thank you andrea and family!

Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 2, 2012

We spent 8 nights at Villa La Tarrazza and ...words cannot describe our experience. Andrea is a very special person who is absolutely passionate about his country and Sorrento - and wants so much to share it with the rest of the world. We had an absolutely fantastic holiday - a resting holiday....unique, not hotellish, sun, privacy and superb hospitality - we have travelled the world and nothing competes with this - nothing - you must not miss this - Fiona and Steve

Room Tip: We had La Palma - one small lovely apartment - no views but so quiet and cool....no complaints at al...
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  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 27, 2012

Just spent 5 days at this lovely B&B soaking up the sun and the stunning view - a view you will never tire of. The owner, Andrea, is possibly one of the most easy going people you will ever meet and given his knowledge of the area you are sure to enjoy yourself. I have been a lot of places but I will say this tops them all. If you are looking for a stunning base from which to explore the Amalfi Coast and the rest of the peninsula, you must check this out!

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Villa Terrazza

Address: Via Luigi de Maio 38, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
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Location: Italy > Campania > Province of Naples > Sorrento
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 74 Specialty Lodging in Sorrento
Price Range: $134 - $438 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One of the best location in the center of Town, overlooking the bay of Napoli with a fantastic large terrace and pool with private parking.Villa Terrazza is the known for is location and easy access to the beach. The bar and the best restaurants ore one minute away walking distance. ... more   less 
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