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Bedrooms 1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

In the historic center of Riomaggiore with lovely view over sea and village.

FROM 06/11/2017 to 25/03/2018 7 NIGHTS ONLY 500,00 € all inclusive (2 people or a family with children under 10 years of age).

From 06 / 11/2017 to 10/03/2018: 28 NIGHTS 1.000,00 € (2 people or a family with children under 10 years of age).

The apartment is close to the Church of San Giovanni Battista, in a picturesque house of the old town center. It has a wonderful view over the sea and the village. Refurbished in 2011, and then renewed again in 2013, it is roomy and made up of an entrance, a double bedroom, a living room with a sofa-bed (all beds and mattresses are new), a large kitchen with a covered terrace of 6 square meters , and a bathroom with shower.

The location is an ideal starting point for all your activities within the Parc of 5 Terre; we recommend that you leave be influenced by the magical atmosphere of the countries and do not miss the spectacular views that these places offer, but do not overlook the gastronomic aspect. The cuisine and local wines are the perfect means to learn about and experience the culture of the 5 Terre. Welcome! USEFUL INFORMATIONS: The quoted prices are for two guests; for each additional guest add € 10.00 per

night, children under 10 years of age do not pay. Discount depending on length of stay, for stays from 14 nights. TAX: the Municipality of Riomaggiore requires payment of 3.00 € (1.00 € per night for the first three nights of stay) per person, excluding children up to 10 years.

More Details

Elena P.
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2018

About Elena P.

We are a family of three, Elena Davide and Viola, and this apartment is our holiday home in Riomaggiore, the first of the 5 Terre villages arriving from La Spezia city.

Elena P. purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Elena P. chose Riomaggiore

This apartment for us it was really a dream come true. After so many years of fantasizing about these wonderful places, we managed two years ago, to finally find our little corner ... Happy to share it with those of us who appreciate the rugged beauty of the 5 Terre, we did our best to accommodate you in a simple but comfortable apartment , that makes you feel 'at home' ... and trusting that your stay will be as pleasant as possible, we hope to have you as our guests soon! P.S. We suggest you to visit the 5 Terre and Riomaggiore even in the off season, the period that we prefer: the days and the views that the winter months offer are really incomparable and you will live in these places taking the most authentic traditions and in contact with the locals.

What makes this apartment unique

Riomaggiore is located within the Marine Protected Area of the Cinque Terre, which includes the towns of Riomaggiore, Manarola, Vernazza, Corniglia and Monterosso. The establishment of the Marine Protected Areas is provided by two national laws and the area of the Park of 5 Terre is protected by UNESCO.

Among the 5 Terre, I choose Riomaggiore because I think that is the most characteristic, with its colorful houses clinging to the rocks like in a presepio scene and a maze of alleys and stairs that allow you to reach every nook and cranny and panoramic view.

The pebble beach of Riomaggiore offers the opportunity to bath in the waters the clearest in the entire region (promontory of Montenero).

The natural and anthropic context in which Riomaggiore is inserted makes it a really special place, worthy to be visited at least once in your life.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Riomaggiore in Province of La Spezia

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Completely renovated in 2011, it is small but perfectly functional.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • From the two windows in the bedroom you can admire a wonderful view.
  • Books
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
The pebble beach of Riomaggiore (about 600 meters from our house) is located next to the marine reserve of Capo Montenero, established in 1997. The purpose of the 'Cinque Terre Marine Protected Area, which includes two zones A ( integral reserves) and two zone B of general reserve at Punta Mesco and Cape Montenero, and boasting an extraordinary richness and variety of plant and animal species, is to protect and enhance the natural, chemical, physical, and marine and coastal biodiversity, even and especially through environmental restoration measures, with the collaboration of academic and scientific world. In recent years the National Park of Cinque Terre Marine Protected Area of the Cinque Terre, which since 1999 have become part of the Cetacean Sanctuary, triggered a series of projects with many Italian and European protected areas.


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A delightful stay in Elena's apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is exactly described, clean, and with a lovely position looking down over Riomaggiore. Elena is a friendly and genuine host and really well supported by Enrico who met us and took us up to the apartment when we arrived to check in. Overall a fantastic stay and would thoroughly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much, for choosing our apartment among so many other in the 5 Terre... I hope to welcome you again! All the best, Elena
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Great location and vet comfortable apartment. Lively and right in the heart of this lively village.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was perfectly presented. Very comfortable for us (my husband and I and our 14-year-old. We cooked some meals and played cards on the deck. Easy walking distance to all the shops, restaurants, harbor, beach, train station. Very hilly and steep stairs, so need to be fairly fit! We had a wonderful time, Astro. Is it other villages of the Cinque Terre. Great walks (though some are very steep). Definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wundervolles Appartment

  • 5 of 5

Ok, man muss schon wirklich gut zu Fuß sein, um sich in den Cinque Terre bewegen zu können. Das gilt auch für diese tolle Wohnung, die über ein typisches steiles Treppenhaus zu erreichen ist. Ausstattung reichhaltig und sehrvstimmig zusammengestellt. Würde sehr sauber übergeben und eingehend erläutert von Enrico, Elenas Kontakt in Riomaggiore. Ein großes Lob an ihn. Am Balkon wäre sicherlich noch ein zusätzliches Licht sinnvoll, das war es aber auch schon mit der Meckerei. Ach ja, der Kontakt mit Elena und Enrico war stets sehr schnell, flexibel und zuvorkommend. Danke für vier tolle Tage!!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Splendid roomy apartment in the heart of Riomaggiore with gorgeous views.

  • 5 of 5

Church bells ringing, light pouring in, large comfortable living spaces, spectacular views! These are just some of the highlights of this apartment in the heart of everything Riomaggiore has to offer. Just steps from the square near the San Giovanni church, and an easy walk to many restaurants, we just loved our one week stay here. The only caveat to get views like these, you have to walk uphill and climb the 3 flights of steep stairs to the apartment.

The check in process with Enrico was so great, he was so thorough explaining everything we needed to know not just about the apartment, but about Riomaggiore and the Cinque Terre and gave us great restaurant recommendations.

The apartment was just as described and well represented by the photos. We had everything we needed (except wifi) and comfortably enjoyed the extra room, and particularly the outdoor deck where we ate breakfast every morning while listening to the city come to life.

Elena the owner couldn't have been more responsive to our needs including helping me to recover a camera I had left in Vernazza. Thank you!

This hands down has been one of the very best VRBO rental experiences we have ever had. We felt truly at home and in wonderful comfort and luxury in an immaculate and tastefully decorated apartment. We were easily able to explore all of the Cinque Terre from this location hiking to each of the villages and returning by train. Our best day was hiking right out the back door and up the trail to the Santuario di Nostra and continuing all the way to Portovenere on a gorgeous day and returning by boat.

We especially love our dinners at The Grotto, and at Restorante Ripa Del Sole and A Pie' de Ma and Fuori Rotta.

Come stay here and enjoy "La Dolce Vita!"

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect--the apartment, the city, and the host. The host, Elena, and her property manager, Enrico, were both so helpful and easy to work with. The apartment is large and spotless--very comfortable. And Riomaggiore is a wonderful city to choose in Cinque Terre--it has wonderful views, three grocery stores, and many restaurants. We were so happy with our decision to stay here. And, we hope to come back. Thank you, Elena!

  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: And I hope to welcome you again soon, Ranja ... thank you for everything! Elena
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Spacious beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5

We loved Elena's place! The view of Riomaggiore and the sea is gorgeous! Everything was clean and we loved being able to cook our own food. The tile print on the floor made it feel homey. I loved being able to open the windows to a beautiful view and fresh sea air 😀 The steps are steep but the view is worth it!

  • Review Submitted: 17-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Bar Centrale / wi-fi (via Colombo)
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
Ferry to Portovenere and other 5 Terre villages
Nearest Train
900 Metres
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
La Spezia
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Potrete scegliere fra diversi ristoranti.
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Car: not necessary

Easily accessible from the (paying) car park just outside the village and from the railway station, it is an accomodation also suitable for families with kids.

We have chosen our house in this area of ​​the historic center of Riomaggiore, in the immediate vicinity of the church of St. John the Baptist, primarily for the spectacular views, but also because it is located just a few meters from all the services but at the right distance from the nightlife, where during the summer they often play live music until late at night.

In addition, all windows are double-glazed to ensure both sound and thermal insulation.

Check in from 5 pm to 7 pm; check out at 11 am.

Stay shorter than 1 week: subject to approval, in any case min. 4 nights at 120 Euro/night.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Riomaggiore, La Spezia

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Jul 2018 - 9 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
10 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Apr 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Jul 2019 - 8 Sep 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
9 Sep 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Oct 2019 - 31 Mar 2020
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Spese di pulizia. £151.73
Stay tax £0.89 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 10 years.

L'importo di € 170,00, indicato nel preventivo come "spese di pulizia", include i seguenti servizi, che vengono svolti da una terza persona (di completa fiducia) in quanto i proprietari non sono residenti in loco:
- benvenuto agli ospiti e consegna delle chiavi dell'alloggio "Scaglie di Mare"
- fornitura della biancheria (lenzuola e asciugamani)
- assistenza durante il soggiorno
- pulizia finale dell'alloggio.
L'accoglienza e i servizi forniti sono uno dei punti di forza dell'appartamento Scaglie di Mare: ci auguriamo che apprezzerete il nostro impegno e vi auguriamo un piacevole soggiorno.

The amount of € 170.00, shown in the budget as "cleaning fee" includes the following services, which are performed by a third party (complete confidence) because the owners are not resident in Riomaggiore:
- welcome to guests and delivery of the keys of "Scaglie di Mare" apartment
- linen supply (sheets and towels)
- assistance during the stay
- final cleaning of the accommodation.
The welcome and services provided are one of the strengths of the Scaglie di Mare apartment: we hope you will enjoy it and we wish you a pleasant stay.

Le montant de 170,00 €, indiqué dans l'estimation comme "frais de nettoyage" comprend les services suivants, qui sont effectués par une personne de confiance totale car les propriétaires ne résident pas à proximité:
- bienvenue aux locataires et remise des clés de l'hébergement "Scaglie di Mare"
- l'approvisionnement en linge (draps et serviettes)
- assistance pendant le séjour
- le nettoyage final de l'hébergement.
L'accueil et les services sont l'un des points forts de l'appartement Scaglie di Mare: nous espérons que vous l'apprécierez et nous vous souhaitons un agréable séjour.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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