Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday villa in Positano - Villa Fortino
5 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, 10 Sleeps
With white columns, terraced Mediterranean gardens, and panoramic island and sea views, Villa Fortino offers the quintessential Capri experience from a romantic and private hillside setting. By day, watch the sunlight sparkle off the Bay of Marina Piccola; by night, step out onto the lit terrace and look out at the village’s lights twinkling below.
Offering 13,000 square feet of outdoor space, Villa Fortino is well suited to family celebrations, al fresco meals, and special events. Linked by stone steps, Villa Fortino’s gardens are located on four different levels, and planted with geraniums, cactuses, and olive and citrus trees. The upper terrace, where the swimming pool and outdoor shower are located, offers spectacular panoramic views. On the lower levels outdoor amenities include a ceramic-topped dining table, a dozen wooden lounge chairs, hammocks, and seating areas.
Villa Fortino is beautifully furnished with antique wooden furniture and paintings by the German painting, Diefenbach, who called Capri home in the early 19th Century a small museum is dedicated to the artist, on the island’s San Giacomo monastery. Overlooking the garden, the living room is comfortably furnished with a glass-topped table, two sofas, and a fireplace, and opens onto a dining room with seating for eight. The kitchen is equipped with modern amenities including a dishwasher; a laundry room and powder room are also located on the main level.
Upstairs, the villa’s five bedrooms are situated on the same floor, each with marble en-suite facilities. The sea-view master bedroom has a fireplace, separate closet space, and access to a small terrace with a built-in stone bench through its French doors. There are three more double bedrooms, two with sea views, and a fifth bedroom with a single bed. One of the double bedrooms can be set up as a twin bedroom upon request. A sixth bathroom located in the hall, as well as a full second kitchen.
While private and secluded, Villa Fortino is located only a 15 minute walk from Capri’s main square, or Piazzetta, and its restaurants and attractions. Like many of the homes on Capri, Villa Fortino can only be reached on foot – porter service is recommended for your arrival and can be arranged through your Concierge. A small walkway leads from Capri’s main square, through the island’s historic town center, to the foot of the property. From there 92 steps take your to the main gate, where you can take advantage of the private lift or walk up the remaining 72 steps to your private hillside perch and its stunning views.
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Bedroom / Bathroom Description
Twin bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning / Heating
Double bed, En-suite bathroom with tub, Air conditioning / Heating, Fireplace
Bedroom 3 - Master
Double bed, En-suite bathroom with tub, Air conditioning / Heating, Fireplace, Terrace
2 Twin beds, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning / Heating
Double bed, En-suite bathroom, Air conditioning / Heating
Features & Amenities
Flat screen TV
Terrace with outdoor furniture
Staff & Services
Daily maid service for 5 hours
At Extra Cost – advance notice may be required:
Additional maid service
Porter Service for luggage to/from villa upon request
Maximum 10 guests
Pets are not allowed
Wedding/Social event accepted
Bookings are from Saturday to Saturday
The villa can only be reached by foot - porter service recommended
No rental cars are permitted on the island
15 minute walk to Piazzetta main square and center of Capri
This magnificent villa is located a 10-15 minute walk from the Piazzetta (main square) and the center of Capri. Fantastic, panoramic views over the entire town and the Bay of Marina Piccola can be enjoyed from any point along the property. Villa Il Fortino is reached by following a small, pedestrian walkway leading from the main square, though the historical center of Capri. From the pedestrian walkway, once you reach the foot of the property, there are 92 steps approximately that lead up to the main gate from where you can either take a private lift or walk up the 72 steps more. However, the panoramic views, its perfumed gardens, and the multi-level terraces and pool deck are worth the walk, as the property takes advantage of an enormous, outdoor space (approx. 130,000 square feet).