C.da Botteria, 88065 Guardavalle (Catanzaro)
The agriturismo, located on Calabria’s Ionian coast, is surrounded by countryside, has a swimming pool and enjoys a privileged location that allows easy access to the major tourist attractions in the area.
In 10 minutes you can reach the sea, choosing from the many, varied beaches, or the mountains, on the Serre Calabresi.
Agriturismo Villa Vittoria welcomes you.
Here you will find great food, peaceful nature, ancient culture but especially authentic hospitality.
Our accommodations are located amidst orange groves that in spring will fill your senses with their intoxicating fragrances. These orange trees gift us with their colorful fruits, homemade jams and delicious fresh juices year round. In one of our gardens you will find our private swimming pool surrounded and shaded by orange, mandarins and lemon trees; we invite you to lay in our comfortable lounge chairs and relax. If you prefer you can read a book or drink a glass of excellent wine in one of the other gardens surrounding our accommodations. If you have small children we invite you to visit our play area where you can sit and relax watching your kids play in the open fresh air.
You can choose to have your meals served outside in our outdoor patio or if you prefer, under one of the citrus trees, savouring the delicious food prepared by Mamma Vittoria with the fresh products from Papa Agazio generous vegetable gardens.
Our main dining room is situated in the ancient horse barns that were restored for this purpose. Sit and relax in our comfortable sitting area in our covered porch and feel free to take a peek of our two kitchens where we prepare all food for our guests.
A short walk away you can visit our Masseria with its ancient buildings, the Trappeto tower and visit our Museum where you will discover ancient tools that were used around this area.
Our property is surrounded by nature at its purest state and it sits away from the bustle of big cities. The Assi River crosses our property and it is an ideal place to start your hiking to get to know the area; you are welcome to dip in its waters so gentle that are ideals for small children. For more intense hiking opportunities you can explore the Marmarico waterfalls or the megalith of Nardodipace. We are surrounded by ancient villages perched on hilltops with fascinating history where you will find ancient monasteries, abandoned castles and archaeological sites. If you like driving you can explore small roads that wind up and down hills with breathtaking views. We are only seven kilometres away from the sea (Bronzi di Riace) and only ten minutes away from the SerreCalabresi Park. We are near to Stilo, Monasterace, the ancient village Gerace, Soverato and Squillace, famous for his pottery; in less than two hours you can reachTropea, Scilla and Reggio Calabria. Pasquale will be glad to help you organize your day trips or to suggest the best beach for you to visit: feel free to talk to him in the morning before you set out.
Our accommodations are furnished in a traditional way, and they include TV, fridge, air conditioning and private bathroom. You can choose among rooms, different kind of apartments and private house.
Every morning we will serve you homemade desserts, jams and juices for breakfast,or our savoury products if you prefer; you will enjoy our dishes with some glass of local wines, and vegetarians will love products from our vegetable garden.
Free parking and Wi-Fi
Living room with TV
Swimming pool (6x12mt-h 1,20/2,40)
Solarium with beach chairs, beach umbrellas, hot shower
Orange gardens with couches, benches, hammocks
Children’s outdoor play area
Internal excursion : ancient Masseria, Torre Zuvinu
Participation to our activities:harvest and processing fruits and vegetables
Farm products for sale
Cooking and local handicrafts class
Excursions with Italian and English guides, for cultural itinerary, trekking, canyoning and scuba diving
We are situated on the Ionic coast of Calabria, between breathtaking mountains and a gorgeous sea. We are half way between Monasterace Marina and Stilo. You can reach us by car by following the main highway SS106 (driving either from the North or South) and taking the secondary highway SP9 and SP 141 that will lead you straight to our Agriturismo.
The agriturismo has the ‘Orange Tree’ swimming pool (measuring 6x12 m and 1.20/2.40 m deep), which gets the sun all day long and can be used from April to October; a sun terrace with deck chairs, umbrellas and tables; a hot shower, a citrus tree park with seats, benches and hammocks; a play area for children; a bocce court; barbecue; mountain bikes (for use at the agriturismo); a workshop for manual activities; a shop selling farm produce and the educational farm.
The activities that guests can join in on the agriturismo include: excursions, visits to the rural Torre Zuino village, participation in harvesting and processing produce; cookery school, tasting of traditional produce.
For guests who would like to get to know the surrounding area, the staff organises guided tours in Italian and English. Sports enthusiasts, on the other hand, can instead choose to go hiking, canyoning or scuba diving. The agriturismo has agreed a special rate with a serviced beach.
Inform the agriturismo of any animals at the time of booking.
Owners will be held responsible for damage to property and persons.
Up to 50
Pasquale, the landlord, has cared for us in his very natural and warm manner unobtrusive and yet present throughout the time. Just over 1 km away, in Villa Vittoria, we were well cooked by his mother, Donna Vittoria, if we wanted to and the ambience on the half-covered terrace under the old, huge pine tree is not describable, but only experienceable. So if you are looking for peace, seclusion, warmth and scenic idyll between citrus and olive groves, comes here at his expense. We will definitely come back. Hubert & Christianna.
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My husband and I spent 4 days in this beautiful Agritourismo. Surrounded by citrus and olive trees and a beautiful heated swimmingpool in the garden. We love trekking and there are several good trails in the neighborhood. Mama Vittorias cooking is beautiful. You must have dinner here if possible. Their own wine is good, and all other homemade products are tasty too. When Villa Vittorias restaurant is closed can you have dinner at Vittorias brothers place cross the river. Jock the nice little dog accompanied us there and waited faithfully until we had finished dinner, and made shure we got back.
We just spent a week at Villa Vittoria in the Casa Rosa and we are missing it already. The Casa Rosa is a beautiful isolated cottage on the grounds on the Villa and is perfect for children. The views are amazing and the kitchen had everything we needed. It was very clean and comfortable and we felt completely at one with nature. Pasquale our host managed to combine hospitality, local knowledge as well as to be fully aware and sensitive to our needs and never to push us towards a certain activity or decision. He was the perfect guide, at a perfect agriturismo in a perfectly unspoiled and beautiful area of Calabria. We loved his mothers cooking as well as all his restaurant recommendations too! We are already planning to go back next year
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