As well as the beach and all the associated seaside resort businesses and services, there’s also a market in Acciaroli offering fresh produce daily, including the fruits of the Mediterranean which make up the heart and soul of the local cuisine. A short walk from the Casa Colonica you’ll also find a convenience store for those last minute necessities and a bar for your morning espresso and cornetto.
The nearest airport is Napoli Capodichino (NAP) which is about two and a half hours away by car. We’d highly recommend you hire a car while in Italy in order to really get the best out of this stupendous region. The closest train station is Paestum, which is also the site of a stunning Unesco World Heritage archaeological site. Acciaroli is connected to Paestum by coach service.
Holiday in Acciaroli at the Casa Colonica Apartments
Deep in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, the south of Italy in summer is one of the finest places to be in the world, not just thanks to the perfect weather and breathtaking landscape but also thanks to the great value you can find on a family vacation down here in the more rustic part of the country. Located on the coast about two and a half hours south of Naples and close to Salerno, the Casa Colonica Holiday Home in the small town of Acciaroli overlooks the azure-blue Mediterranean from on high and you can get to the beach on foot in ten minutes or by car in five. The local beaches are proud winners of the prestigious blue flag and ‘Cinque Vele’ awards for cleanliness and quality. Within a two hour radius by road you'll also be able to visit Vesuvius, Pompeii, Ercolana, Sorrento and the touristic towns and villages of the Amalfi coast, giving Acciaroli a perfectly central geographic location for a holiday that includes.
ACCIAROLI/PIOPPI/POLLICA: Acciaroli is a fishermen village with one of the cleanest sea water in Italy. Have a walk on the stunning seawalk with the ancient church built in 1187 and the ruins of the Angevin tower. Visit the small and cozy old town with the typical alley, squares and artisan shops. Very close to Acciaroli is Pioppi, a small village on the sea, known for being the place where Mediterranean Diet was born. Visit the Sea Museum in the XVII century palace "Vinciprova" . The town of Pollica includes the small villages of Celso, Galdo and Cannicchio, on the hills. A must visit is the Castle of Prince Capano with the suggestive tower over the old town and the XVII century cloister Santa Maria delle Grazie.
CASTELLABATE: Known as one of the most beautiful villages of Italy, it kept the middle age village atmosphere. Very attractive town for Its typical alley twist, steep stairs and the Belvedere of San Costabile, with its stunning view overlooking the gulf.
PAESTUM: Archeological site founded by ancient Greeks under the name of Poseidonia. The town is surrounded by old walls and the perfect kept ruins of 5.000 years old temples: Tempio di Nettuno, Tempio di Era and Tempio di Cerere. In the museum it is possible to see all the finds from the area, as the famous paint from the Tomb of the Diver.
VELIA: Archeological site founded by ancient Greeks. Nowadays it is possible to see the ruins of the old town including the ancient doors, the thermal bath, the Acropolis, the Agora and the Poseidon sanctuary.
CAPO PALINURO: The ancient town is named in the Aeneid by Virgil. Crystal clear sea and wide beaches, but also natural beauty hidden by the rocks, accessible only by the sea, such as the Mingardo Beach, the Buon Dormire beach and the Arco Naturale (natural arch) beach. Many caves are also accessible, as the famous Grotta Azzurra (Blue grotto).
PERTOSA/AULETTA Grottos: The only site in Europe where it is possible to sail on a subterranean river. The caves are long about 3 Km in a very stunning path through stalactites and stalagmites.
SAN MAURO CILENTO: Small town known for its typical stone wall houses and for the stunning view on the gulf from the hill. Very famous for its typical food production, above all for its White Cilentan Fig.