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Property on the Sea - Stromboli Island

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 90 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

The villa is in front of the sea, the garden gate is on the road separating the beach from the house. The villa is one of the oldest and biggest house in Stromboli; it was a fisher’s house. Walls are large keeping the house very fresh in the summer.

You find a fully furnished large kitchen, 5 bedrooms, two with a double queen bed, two with twin beds and one single. There are three bathrooms with shower.

A large garden with palm tree, and bougainvillea and figs is all around the house and ventilated covered patio with typical eolian columns in front of the sea is a wonderful place where to have breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Antique vortices fans are in all bedrooms.

From the house both the volcano and the small island of Strombolicchio, which was the original volcano, are visible. Stromboli village and the harbour are at walking distance.

Stromboli is a magic island, whose name is derived from the volcano “Stromboli”, the volcano is active but not dangerous, the phenomenon is well known and widely studied. It is called Strombolian eruption, because the same pattern of eruption is maintained from at least 2000 years. Visiting the top of the volcano is an incredible adventure.

Please note that to travel to Stromboli there are different ways - either with the hydrophoil from Napoli Mergellina Harbour, or with the ship from Napoli Harbour, or with the helicopter from Reggio Calabria, or with either the ship or the hydrofoil from Milazzo (or from Messina). Another alternative is with the speed boat from Palermo.

Keywords: Villa on the sea

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 February, 2018

About The Owner

Married with two children.

The Owner purchased this house in 2005

Why The Owner chose Stromboli

I have been to Stromboli since my infancy, and really love the island, is the most beautiful island in the world. Then went back with my children, but renting a house. I was looking at this house as the house of my dreams, and luckily in 2005 the owners decided to sell it and I got it!!

What makes this house unique

It is on the sea, the view is wonderful day and night. During the day you can look at strombolicchio, at the beautiful boats, at the volcano, take the sun in the garden, in the nights you can look at the stars laying on a long chair in the garden, you can see the volcano spitting fire. Though, the house is very central and all the activities are reachable in few steps, sailing, snorkeling, hiking to the volcan, shopping in the small town of Stromboli, buy capperi or shells and lots of other things typical of the island. Further renting a boat from Paolo, who lives close, you can visit the other island or go to Ginostra and make a tour of the island. On the night there are tours and dinner in front of the 'sciara del fuoco'.

Guestbook comments from the owner

just a quick note to say THANK YOU and let you know that we enjoyed our stay at your house sooo much… It is wonderful!! Even more than on the pictures – which is hardly possible anyway. The kids also loved it, and they tell us every day that they want to go back to Stromboli…

The only thing that we were a little bit sad about was that we were not lucky with the volcano: the day we climbed to the summit there was just a lot of fog, storm, and gas, but no eruptions (which we probably would not have seen anyway as you could hardly open your eyes). I was especially sorry for our six year old Mathilda who powered up the whole mountain just to have cold and see nothing in the end… But anyway – we fell in love with Stromboli, and this is just one more reason to come back one day!

Thanks again for everything (we especially enjoyed the cool beer that waited for us in the fridge J) & maybe until our next stay at Stromboli,
May 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on the Stromboli on the Province of Messina

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • village ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Terrace
  • limited accessibility
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • Shelling
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

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Property on the Sea - Stromboli Island
average rating of 4.909091 based on 12 reviews

wonderful location ,beautiful house ,unforgettable stay !

  • 5 of 5

we are very happy that we could stay at this spacious and beautiful house

great views .... Iddu and Strombolicchio

house very well maintained and comfortable

nice garden with palm tree and shadow and what a terrace and what a location!

just in front of the beach fico grande,sunsets,swim,happiness ...

thank you Fiora ! a presto i hope xxx

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Mia figlia ha deciso di sposarsi a Stromboli e la scorsa settimana c'è stato il matrimonio. Una favola, l'isola ha dato il meglio di se stessa! Io la frequento dal 1974 e ho trasmesso il mio amore ai figli e ai tanti amici ai quali l'ho fatta conoscere. Mai fino ad oggi, però, avevo trovato una casa così perfetta: a pochi metri dal mare, davanti allo Strombolicchio, con un enorme patio e un giardino perfettamente attrezzati, tanto da farti passare la voglia di scendere in spiaggia, con grandi spazi e tante comodità, accessoriata e completa di tutto, cosa rarissima nelle case strombolane, perfetta e ricercata la biancheria. Ma più di ogni altra cosa mi hanno colpito il fascino e l'anima di questa casa: l'arredamento, gli oggetti, i quadretti, niente è lasciato al caso, è piena di storia e appena entri questa storia la respiri, diventa tua e non vorresti più andare via. Io infatti, al momento della partenza, ho pianto. Ma ci tornerò!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good Stromboli Getaway

  • 4 of 5

My family and I enjoyed a nice week on Stromboli island at Casa Dox in the Ficogrande beach area. My parents joined us and our three kids for a week there and we enjoyed relaxing away from the distractions of internet, phone and tv. We read a lot of books, enjoyed the very close beach 30 meters away and ate a lot of gelatto in the process. We only ran into like 2 English speakers there, so it was like a crash course in Italian to get us by, but we made it through okay. Fiora was extremely nice and helpful to work with in booking the rental and Pippo at the island was helpful and kind although he spoke no English so we never really knew what he was telling us with regards to living in the place.

The house is roomy and has plenty of room for 10 people including three showers and a laundry room. There are fans in each room and an adequate kitchen. If you come from the West like my parents did, you would probably miss air conditioning and a microwave, but thankfully we had some rain which cooled things down for a few days.

The garden was really pretty and nice there and added to the mood as we were able to gaze at the sea laying in loungers there and looking at Strombolicchio all day long. At night, we turned the chairs around and stared at the volcano where you could watch is spew small amounts of lava and clinkers hourly.

My kids had a great time at the house and actually did quite a bit of artwork there of the volcano and seascape. We found Pumice rocks on the beach, collected lava rocks, made sand castles and swam in the ocean. The only downer for them was that although there are pools on the island, no hotel on the island would let us pay a daily rate to use it so the kids never got any pool time.

This was a special place and has given us many fond memories for the future.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A holiday in Stromboli is perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Always beautiful weather and the usual energy of the black island dominated by the volcano. Is the magical setting for a relaxing holiday for adults and great fun for the kids. Much credit goes to the house. Excellent its position, within easy reach of everything you need. Directly overlooking one of the most beautiful beaches and getting a great view of Strombolicchio from the beautiful garden. The spaces are well distributed: common areas are spacious and yet you can have privacy; fully- equipped and furnished with special décor, quite unusual for the island’s standard. It is Ideal for a large family or for sharing with friends

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Melbourne, Australia

Family Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent a week on Stromboli, returning after 15 years. Stromboli is a magical place. The volcano, the absence of cars, the black sand and the deep blue Mediterranean Sea, all make for a beautiful holiday. This property is perfectly located, opposite the beach at Ficogrande. The view from the terrace includes a stunning vista of Strombolicchio. The kitchen is very well equipped and the many bedrooms mean we comfortably slept 10 people. It is a short walk to shops and the many bars and restaurants on the Island. Pippo met us at the port, handled our luggage and was very friendly. There were many family activities including a trek to the Volcano summit and a boat tour of the Island. This is a perfect location for a family or any group wanting to enjoy a unique experience.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: June 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Montréal qc

Endroit inoubliable

  • 5 of 5

Stromboli est un endroit incroyable. Il y a une energie, une ambiance unique, cree par le volcan visible partout sur l'ile. En meme temps, cela reste assez peu frequente pour une Ile dans la méditerranée Cette maison est magnifique pour accueillir un grand groupe : de nombreuses chambres grandes et confortables, une magnifique terrasse avec une vue sur la mer, juste en face de la plage de sable noir de ficogrande. Je ne connais pas le paradis, mais j'imagine que ça doit ressembler à ça,

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2012
  • Date of Stay: July 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
10 Metres
The house is in fronto of the beach
Car: not necessary

Hiking to the top of Stromboli Vulcan with guide.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house on the Stromboli, Sicily

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
22 Nov 2017 - 20 Mar 2018
90 night minimum stay
for 90 nights
Early Spring
21 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Late Spring
1 May 2018 - 14 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Early Summer
15 Jun 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Full Summer
16 Jul 2018 - 9 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Late Summer
10 Sep 2018 - 30 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Linen + towels per pers £10
Cleaning £100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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