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Stunning House in Positano with private terrace, free parking and superb view

Bedrooms 3
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6)

The apartment is situated just outside the village of Positano in a peaceful position but within easy reach of the city centre with its typical narrow streets and shops, adorned with colourful local artisan ceramics and fabrics. Not to be under estimated is the value of the private parking that this condo offers, being a rarity on the Amalfi Coast.

The shared swimming pool is in an incredibly panoramic position with a 180° view (terrace of the apartment is not shared). It is ideally situated for those who prefer not to have their own transport (obviously for the more energetic, taking into consideration the characteristics of the Amalfi coast), there is in fact, just opposite this condo a local bus which passes every 60 minutes and will take you down to the centre of the village

Positano is famous all over the world for its narrow and picturesque streets, white houses, bougainvillea flowers and restaurants.

These places are full of importance for the architectural and historical heritage, as the buildings in Arab-Sicilian style or the wonderful villas of the ancient and noble families.

Positano has preserved the typical aspect of a seafaring village, with its staged terraces descending toward the sea, and houses in the characteristic cubic shape, separated by narrow little streets most of which are marked with steps.

The backbone of the area is Viale Pasitea, which is an extremely windy street. The small Flavio Gioia square, from which one can enjoy a magnificent view, is the centre of the town: it is overlooked by the church of Santa Maria Assunta, with its great majolica cupola decorated with geometric patterns.

From the square one goes down to the beach of the Marina Grande, the so-called Spiaggia Grande. On the other side of the town, looking west, the beach of Fornillo opens out just beyond a tract of rocky coast. To the east of Positano lie the beaches of Arienzo and Laurito.

The area surrounding Positano is full of extremely attractive spots. Near Punta Germano the coastal road takes you over a deep crack in the cliff with a precarious little bridge, called “Ponte dei Libri” (Bridge of Books). The name comes from the regular stratification of the rocky walls, which look like the leaves of enormous tomes superimposed on one another and which one can see better by climbing down the valley along a path.

Leaving Positano for Amalfi, the road runs high above the sea, passing the two charming villages of Montepertuso and Nocelle on the left. On the slopes of Monte Sant' Angelo in Tre Pizzi, stands the imposing “Arco Naturale”, which is particularly beautiful in the morning as the rays of the rising sun fall upon it. Near Punta San Pietro is found the eponymous church which commands a grand and truly splendid view of the coast and the island of Capri, which can be seen protruding from behind Punta Campanella. From Positano trips can be made to Monte Sant'Angelo in Tre Pizzi and Monte Comune, while you can also test your own strength in an arduous climb down the steep spurs which fall sharply away to the sea.

How to get to Positano:

Fly to Naples - casa Mariano is at 56 km from the airport. Cheap flights available with Easyjet.

From the airport you can reach Positano

By car: take the Statale 163 (State Highway 163), which runs along the southern side of the Sorrentine peninsula to Salerno, is better known as the Amalfi Drive. From Naples via the A3 Autostrada to Castellammare di Stabia, which is on the northern side of the Sorrentine peninsula and is linked to Sorrento farther west by Statale 145. Beyond Sorrento, Statale 145 winds westward around the tip of the peninsula and returns eastward along its southern edge as Statale 163 - the Amalfi Drive. The road is a concrete ribbon that rewards visitors with mountain-meets-sea views at every turn, but driving it, as well as the narrow hairpin roads of the Sorrentine peninsula, can be both a joy and a challenge. Medium-size cars are a good compromise.

By public transportation: From Naples you need to take a taxi or bus to the railway station at Piazza Garibaldi.

Travel time about 75' min by taxi - approximately €150,00.

The cheapest solution from Naples is 'Napoli Centrale', in Piazza Garibaldi, where on a lower level you can get the Circumvesuviana local train to Sorrento (60' min, ticket fare 12,00€).

In Sorrento, close to the station is the 'SITA' bus stop to Positano (60' min, ticket fare 1,80€).

How to reach Positano from Sorrento

From Sorrento, you can take the Sita bus to Positano. The Sita bus station faces the exit of Circumvesuviana. There is a newsstand nearby where to buy your ticket. You should buy bus tickets before you get on the vehicle. When you board the bus, validate your ticket in the yellow machine located at the front.

Once in Positano

You can access casa Mariano directly from the parking lot (IT IS INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL FEE), walking through a path made up of alleys and steps (130 steps from parking place to the house).

The Swimming pool is available from mid June to early October.

The living room is cozy and pleasantly furnished: it has a sitting zone -with armchair, television and fireplace - and a kitchen, well equipped, with dining table and chairs.

From the corridor, you reach the night area. There're 3 bedrooms, two are matrimonial and the third is double (it has 2 single beds). One of the matrimonial bedrooms has en-suite bathroom.

The second bathroom can be accessed from the corridor.

Furnishings are elegant and precious. Rooms are spacious, airy and cozy.

Distance from the main beach is 15 min walking, or you can take a bus just outside the gate of the property and get there sooner.


(130 steps from parking space to the house)

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2018

About Mariano

this used to be my summer house, we have loved this place like no other, and now we are happy to share it with distinguished guests.

Mariano purchased this apartment in 1993

Why Mariano chose Positano

the place is really unique, it's impossible to find a better view

What makes this apartment unique

The sea is amazing, the house is located in a very quiet environment, and the view from the terrace over the bay of Positano is breathtaking.

Should you need it, I'll be happy to send a car to pick you up at the airport in Naples or anywhere else (cost to be agreed).


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment at the Positano at the Province of Salerno

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Pool is a common spce and rules apply
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • village
  • Water View ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Showers available in both bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2),
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Stunning House in Positano with private terrace, free parking and superb view
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 36 reviews

Great location! View is better than the pictures.

  • 5 of 5

Casa Mariano was great location and very comfortable. Mariano communicated often and was helpful when he did. Anyone going to Positano has to expect to walk - a lot. You can stay down at the beach level, but up high in Casa Mariano was clearly a better choice for us. We loved it!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Positano

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at Mariano's in Positano. The view is just breathtaking. Having a big balcony was great because it allowed us to hang out in the morning and at night. The only drawback is that getting to the apartment when you're in the community is a pain as there's a bunch of stairs that you need to carry your luggage through and that you have to go through to get to the town. There is parking spot which is great if you're driving into town. And there's a small market a few minutes walking distance.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes I confirm that there are 130 steps leading to the house (as clearly described on vrbo). It is also true that this is typical of Positano, you'll find steps everywhere
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Easy experience. Fantastic location - with parking! Amazing view. Great restaurant across the street. We loved our stay. thanks

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and pool

  • 4 of 5

We (2 adults and 4 children) spent 11 nights here and had a great time. Apartment was spacious and well equipped. The balcony is huge and has two seating areas for dining. The views are amazing and it is only a few steps down to the pool which has plenty of loungers and parasols. There are various options to get into town by either walking, driving or taking the bus. Walking back is quite strenuous, but there are lots of pit stops for a drink or ice cream. Great position to venture along the Amalfi Coast and Sorrento Peninsular. We also visited Pompeii and Herculaneum. Look up the “Path of the Gods”. Well worth the hike, but take lots of water if it’s hot. Only negative was that the seating is a bit limited inside and pool is only open between 10am and 6pm, but once you know this it’s fine and means it’s quiet in the early morning and evening.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Seating inside (suppose you mean in the living room) has one sofa, two armchairs and five stools (as clearly seen in the picture). Pool, for legal reasons, is open only when the lifeguard is there.
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Great Villa

  • 5 of 5

Amazing view from the deck. Very close to the pool which is well kept and quite. We had trouble with the A/C. The owner was nice enough to drive 30 min to get us some fans for the night and had the A/C repaired by 10 AM on a Sunday in Italy nice job! I stayed with my 2 children 15 & 14 and wife we had a great trip.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Positano Paradise!

  • 4 of 5

Casa Mariano is a spacious apartment with a beautiful patio, a refreshing community pool and the best views!

My family of five enjoyed seven days of adventures while staying there - descending the 900 steps each morning, passing friendly humans, curious cats, lovely gardens, tempting shops and cafes perched on the hillside. We tried new foods, went on boat rides, relaxed on beaches, swam in the crystal clear waters, made new friends and danced in the clubs!

Loved - Ristorante da Constantino, BlueStar Boat Tours, Spaggia Fornillo, Il Ritrovo, Buca Di Bacco, Da Teresa, Music on the Rocks, gelato and the bus drivers that got us back up the hill!

It is a real perk to have a parking space with the rental - if you drive, stop at a supermercato out near Naples and bring your favorite foods with you so you can relax without looking for an open market. The July heatwave was the only negative. We left tanned and toned.

Enjoy "la dolce vita"!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
bar internazionale
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
main beach
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
main beach


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.