Because of it's privileged location Casa Ristretta and Apricale offer you the best of both worlds. The hussle and busstle of the Cote d'Azur, South of France, and the much slower and charming pace of live in a tradional Italian hill village. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from in the village or villages nearby or the beach with it's seaside restaurants, only 20 mins away. There is a little grocery store for all your basic needs, and a newsagent. There is free WIFI in the village square and in Apricus Osteria and bar, which are great places to spend time anyway.
Casa Ristretta, has been restored to it's former glory but today's comforts were added. It has a large bathroom with bath and walk in shower and travertine marble tiles.
The bedroom has a kingsize bed, lovely vaulted ceiling and one wall shows the original stone work. The kitchen is well equiped and has table and chairs, although I think, most time would be spend on the covered terrace, with table and chairs, 2 lounge chairs and a Weber BQ.
Please bear in mind that Casa Ristretta is a traditional Apricalese village house, tall and narrow and there are therefore quite a few tall steps in the house, as there are in Apricale itself.
Apricale and it's surroundings is a walkers paradise, the area is totally unspoilt.
There are lots of things to do and explore, with Menton and Monte Carlo as obvious towns, but lots of lovely villages to, Rochetta with it's rockpools, Dolceaqua with it stunning roman bridge once painted by Monet to mention but a few.
Nice is our nearest airport, but Genoa is another option, about a 2 hr. drive away.