Villa Astina, Sorrento

Quick Facts

Sleeps: 12

Bedrooms: 6

Catered

Price on request

Highlights

Botanical gardens

Direct sea access

Mount Vesuvius views

Swimming pool

Description

Steeped in history, overflowing with art pieces and surrounded by what is widely considered one of Italy’s best gardens, Villa Astina is in a league of its own. This luxury villa in Sorrento is perched on a cliff top, overlooking the Bay of Naples and with views from its dining terrace to Mount Vesuvias.

Dating back to the 1st century AD, previously owned by Sir William Waldorf Astor and with notable names such as Princess Margaret and Sofia Loren having graced the villa with their presence, this is definitely a property who’s walls you wish could talk. Now a private villa welcoming in guests, it’s time for you to add your name to the guest book amongst the greats.

It’s built on and within the fascinating ruins of the ancient Imperial villa, making it a fascinating place for lovers of history. The villa can also organise excursions to Herculaneum and Pompeii during your stay for another chance to step back into the past.

Inside, there are more than 150 beautiful antique pieces to catch your eye, bringing a real depth of character. Each en-suite bedroom has been thoughtfully designed in a classic, sophisticated style, with rich colours and fabrics and antique furniture. The living areas are equally splendid: with marble floors, pillars and a wonderful collection of antique statues, it’s like living in your own private art gallery.

The gardens are as much a work of art themselves. Around the pool is a lush, tropical style garden fringed with palms and there are endless terraces to walk along, gazing through stone arches at the amazing views out to sea and the neighbouring islands. Lose yourself among shaded walkways in ‘The Garden of Eden’ or go on a guided walk around the outdoor spaces with a botanist who will let you in on all the secrets of this wonderful garden. As well as the swimming pool, there’s even a Roman thermal bath fed by the sea. Villa Astina truly is one of a kind.

Facilities

Outdoor swimming pool

Wifi

Gym

Security system

Audio visual system

Internal lift

Parking for 3 cars

Direct access to the sea via an internal pool in a natural grotto

Botanical garden of two hectares

Sundeck on the roof

Terrace with 180 degree views

Massage room with shower

Private Roman thermal baths

Heating/air conditioning throughout

What’s Included

Please call us on +44 (0)203 432 7784 for rates and the latest availability.

Rates include:
Firefly pre-arrival concierge service
Welcome and luggage services
Services of a chef for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Butler service
Daily housekeeping
Change of towels according to usage
Bed linen changed twice weekly
Laundry service
Maintenance of the swimming pool and garden
End of stay clean
All utility bills (excluding telephone)
Villa concierge service

All food and drink will be charged for as an additional cost.

Location

Villa Astina is situated on the Gulf of Naples, in Sorrento, and is within walking distance of the Marina Grande.

The property is approximately a 1 hour drive from Naples airport and 3.5 hours from Rome Fiumicino.

Rooms

Villa Astina sleeps 12 people across 6 bedrooms.

All rooms have integrated audio/visual systems and safes.

Bedroom one
Master bedroom with double bed, walk-in dressing room, panoramic sea views and en-suite bathroom.

Bedroom two
VIP guest bedroom with walk-in dressing room, panoramic garden views and en-suite bathroom.

Bedrooms three to six
Double rooms each with en-suite bathroom.

Eating

The villa’s chef and butler will be on hand to prepare your breakfast, lunch and dinner according to your groups requirements, whether you wish to experience fine dining in style or enjoy a laid back meal on the terrace. There is also a wine cellar at the villa for guests to make their selection.

Should you wish to dine out in one of Sorrento’s many restaurants, your villa concierge will be happy to make recommendations.

Please note that all food and drinks are charged for separately at additional cost.

Staff

Firefly pre-arrival concierge service

Villa staff includes:
Chef
Butler
Porter (upon arrival and departure)
Daily housekeeping
Garden/pool maintenance
Villa concierge service

Additional staff such as nannies, massage therapists and a driver service can be arranged on request.

Kids

Children will have plenty of space to roam in the lush, tropical grounds here. There’s also direct access to the sea from the property – a big draw for those travelling with children. The outdoor swimming pool provides lots of fun, too.

Nannies and babysitters can be booked on request.

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