Sitting snugly on the west coast of Italy, in the Lazio region, is the ancient town of Santa Marinella. As an old town that was a popular bathing resort in Roman times, visitors on a Santa Marinella holiday will be able to enjoy tranquil surroundings and a sense of real Italian living. A Santa Marinella holiday rental apartment will come complete with all the mod-cons you need for a comfortable stay as well as some breath-taking views of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Being located on the shoreline means that a Santa Marinella holiday is bursting at the seams with water-based activities for visitors to get their teeth into. Amongst the activities available in and around Santa Marinella are the likes of diving, snorkelling, swimming, windsurfing, sailing, scuba diving, paddle boating and deep sea fishing. Other pursuits that you may like to try include cycling, hiking, tennis, golf, hot air ballooning and quad biking.
Many travellers like to go out sightseeing whilst on a Santa Marinella holiday and there are plenty of places to spend the day away from the town. In the neighbouring Province of Perugia is the ancient city of Spoleto which dates back to Roman times and was even attacked by Hannibal around 217 B.C. Toady visitors to Spoleto will be able to see many Roman remains such as a 2nd century amphitheatre, a 1st century Roman bridge and a Roman theatre, which now houses a National Archaeological Museum. There are also many later palaces, churches and a castle worth seeing when visiting Spoleto.
If renting a Santa Marinella holiday rental apartment is sounding like a marvellous idea, then you will also be wondering what you can expect from the weather. The town is blessed with a typical Mediterranean climate, with mild winters and relatively warm summers. The summer months of July, August and September tend to be the warmest with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 30 degrees Celsius. The cooler winter months see a maximum daytime temperature of around 14 degrees Celsius. The annual rainfall amount for Santa Marinella is 18 inches.
To begin an exciting Santa Marinella holiday, travellers can arrive at Rome-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) on the outskirts of the capital. A bus or car journey is then needed to travel the 31 miles to Santa Marinella. Travellers will find that there are several airlines that offer affordable, frequent flights to Rome including British Airways, Alitalia, Aer Lingus, easyJet and Thomas Cook Airlines. Passengers can depart the UK from several airports such as Manchester (MAN), Heathrow (LHR), Belfast (BFS), Leeds (LBA) and Edinburgh (EDI).