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Make a holiday apartment in Capo Vaticano your home away from home

HomeAway has a big choice of holiday homes and apartments in Capo Vaticano. Here next to the Tyrrhenian Sea you’ll have a wonderful range of pristine sandy beaches to choose from, with coastal and rural scenery that is nothing short of sublime. Many holiday homes in Capo Vaticano are blessed with beautiful views out to the Aeolian Islands and feature lots of outdoor space for memorable al fresco meals in the evenings. Capo Vaticano holiday homes also offer added conveniences in the form of gardens and air-conditioning, and some have luxuries like private pools.

Things to do

-Beaches. Capo Vaticano is considered one of the best destinations on Calabria’s Costa Degli Dei (Coast of the Gods), famous for its unspoiled white beaches, rock formations and hidden coves that can be reached only by foot or boat. At Capo Vaticano you’ll have a range of fantastic beaches to pick from, framed by a tall granite headland and boasting views of the Stromboli volcano out to sea.

-Boat trips. A range of charter tours are offered from nearby Tropea. You could head along the Costa Degli Dei, or set off for the Aeolian Islands and the legendary Stromboli. There are also regular trips to Sicily from Tropea. For something more local you could rent a pedal or motorboat to explore the beautiful indented shoreline around Capo Vaticano.

-Outdoor activities. If you arrive here in the cooler months of the year Capo Vaticano is an excellent base for long walks and mountain biking. The coast offers dramatic rock forms and breathtaking views, while just in from the sea the landscape becomes steep and covered with vineyards and thick, verdant woodland. In this small area alone there are more than 300 different plant species.

-Food and drink. Often used as a seasoning in local dishes is the Tropea red onion, which as the name suggests is grown exclusively on the farmland next to the coast here. Calabrian cuisine is known for its spiciness, which is down to the inclusion of the hot pepperoncino in stews and pasta dishes. Olive oil and citrus are also staples in this part of Italy.

-Reggio Calabria. One of the best reasons to make the drive down to this city on the very tip of Italy’s boot is to the see the stunning Riace Bronzes. These two ancient Greek sculptures date back 2,500 years and are housed in the Museo Nazionale della Magna Grecia and were discovered in 1972 by a tourist on a scuba diving trip.

Weather in Capo Vaticano

Calabria is known for its hot weather, with highs well above 30 degrees in mid-summer. The warm weather arrives in Capo Vaticano as early as late-April or early-May, and lasts through to October, peaking in July and August. Rain is very scarce until autumn approaches, bringing milder temperatures that usually hover around the mid-teens. Winters are moderate, with mild days and lows at night that only rarely drop below zero. Spring conditions are pleasantly warm, with temperatures occasionally in the low 20s.

Travel to Capo Vaticano

The nearest airport to Capo Vaticano is Lamezia Terme (SUF), which is about an hour north by road. You can get there with seasonal flights from the UK via a number of budget airlines. The drive from the airport to Capo Vaticano is simple – you follow the A3 to Pizzo before taking the SS522, which is a coastal road with impressive views of the Tyrrhenian Sea. You could also get to your Capo Vaticano apartment by train and there are regular services from Lamezia Terme to the nearby towns of Ricadi or Tropea.

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    Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                              Capo Vaticano Holiday Apartments & Homes (300+)

                                                                               

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                                                                              good space, views and position

                                                                              5 of 5
                                                                              As always in Italy the sun shines but on this coast and in this property the sun sets in front of you. The accommodation is spacious and although slightly worn is good for a week or more visit. The people around including the amazing beach are very friendly and helpful. and you can travel by boats to visit the islands. Also there are many restaurants around, and we found ourselves going to La campagnola most nights. We enjoyed our stay here and would be happy to visit again. Thank you
                                                                              • Review Submitted: 12-Oct-2016
                                                                              • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                              Climat et vue memorables

                                                                              4 of 5
                                                                              Avons passe 15 jours en famille au mois d'aôut. Un mot: Super. La maison correspond exactement a ce dont nous avons besoin pour une famille de 5. Vue et terrasse superbes. Interieur et exterieur arranges avec gôut. La cuisine moderne avec lave-vaisselle, le lave linge, le barbecue...tres pratique. Le must, une douche interieure et une douche interieure ainsi qu'un hamaque entre les oliviers. 5 minutes de marche pour se rendre a la plage et 10 pour revenir (ca monte). A conseiller sans hesiter. Tres bon accueil de la personne qui nous attendait et Valentina tres serviable. Merci.
                                                                              • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2015
                                                                              • Date of Stay: Aug 2015

                                                                              Cozy Beach House

                                                                              5 of 5
                                                                              We recently went to Villa La Scogliera, with a group of friends and we had one of the best vacations ever. I would recommend this villa to everyone, and I hope to return soon. First, the location is amazing. It is located near Tropea, in the area of Calabria with the most wonderful beaches, the best I have ever been in Europe. You can choose between small cozy and highly isolated rocky beaches, or bigger ones, a bit more crowded, but perfect for kids as they have bars and you can rent canoes and water bikes. Needless to say, both with crystal clear waters. For culture lovers, the location is also great because you can visit beautiful towns such as those of Tropea and Pizzo. Stromboli and the Aeolian Islands are also nearby and can be visited by boat. Additionally, the ride to and from the airport is only 1 hour. The house exceeded our expectations. Perfect for groups, family or friends. It is really big with multiple exterior spaces, such as pool space (with pizza oven, showers and lounges), porche, garden and a beautiful terrazza where we could enjoy beautiful sunsets and an amazing view to the private beach. The kitchen is huge and very complete. If you like the idea of spending hours in the kitchen cooking with family or friends, this is the place. But if one day you dont feel like cooking, you can book the services of Concetta. One day she and her sisters, cooked an authentic Calabrese meals for us. To me, however, the most amazing characteristic of the house, is that you feel it is your own vacation home. It is a really cozy house, you see the pictures of the owner, and can feel the happiness that this family has had over the years in this house. Furthermore, the rustic decor and the fact that this house has everything you would need, it really makes you feel at home. In my opinion, this is something most of the rental places lack. Finally, I would like to mention Enotria. They were always enthusiastic and went the extra mile to accomodate our needs, specially because some of us went there with kids. Corrado and Mimmo in Italy, were great. Transactions were smooth and they were always there when needed. All-in all a great experience we would like to repeat soon!
                                                                              • Review Submitted: 10-Nov-2014
                                                                              • Date of Stay: Oct 2014