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Villa Araceli is located in the beautiful Positano on the Amalfi Coast. Accommodation is provided for nine guests in these five bedrooms, seven bathroom luxury villa fully equipped with the every modern amenity, including under request a personal trainer. Villa Araceli provides an ultimate vacation rental villa holiday experience that is second to none and not least as this architectural delight is a former palace lavishly appointed with works of art and tasteful traditional elegance within which there are state of the art amenities unobtrusively providing every modern comfort and convenience.
Villa Araceli belongs to the super luxury class in the villa rentals market and a brief look at the features and accommodation will quickly show why it has earned its place in this high end niche of the market. Having benefited from a painstakingly rigorous and sympathetic restoration lasting seven years, no detail or expense has been spared in producing an indulgent playground for visitors to the superb Amalfi coastal region.
The property is located above the village of Positano and the entry gate leads on to a private driveway and established garden with plenty of shade, trees and flowers. Panoramic views are provided of the village and coast with a splendid tiled terrace and private spa pool for hydro massage or beautiful fountain. This terrace is also equipped for al fresco living and dining.
The entrance to this home leads directly onto an imposing hall with a double staircase and access to the main floor of the property. On the ground floor there is a formal living room and formal dining room with double doors providing access to the front terrace.
In addition there is a casual dining room which adjoins a professional kitchen boasting eight gas burners and fully equipped with every modern convenience including laundry facilities and fireplace with two traditional fornos. There are also two double bedroom suites on this level each with ensuite bathroom and direct access to the garden. Moving to the upper storey, you will find two double bedrooms (queen) both with a private balcony and access to a shared terrace and both with ensuite bathrooms and a sitting area which will comfortably accommodate four people.
On the top floor there is a twin bedded bedroom with private terrace that overlooks a beautiful sea panorama and garden view of bougainvilles, colorful flowers and lemon trees. Ensuite bathroom (shower) with antique majolica, typical of the place. On this same floor, another double bedded bedroom and ensuite same style bathroom (shower). On the mezzanine floor there is a smaller twin bed bedroom for one person with cute majolica-tile bathroom (shower).
Returning to the spa area, you will find a Turkish steam bath and sauna. A regulating heated, jet stream waterfall from the wall into hydro-massage feature and shower area with three distinct showers for hot, tepid and cold water. There is also an outside pool with Jacuzzi for guests to enjoy (4,20 m x 1,11 m) A gym area provides a range of weight training equipment and there is also a sitting area for eight people equipped with a plasma television, satellite and audio systems.
In keeping with the traditions of the area, there is also a private chapel in the grounds. The decor is in keeping with the Baroque traditions of the region and is exquisitely appointed with period design and antique furnishings and fittings. Indulgence tempered by taste is a hallmark of Villa Araceli with its 17th Century style architecture and sybaritic setting. Each room enjoys a surround sound system, there is also Wi-Fi and DSL internet access and a private wine cellar; nothing has been left to chance in delivering every convenience and functionality without losing sight of the traditional richness of this outstanding palatial home.
Additional services in the villa rental are available when requested by the guests: A professional chef with butler and a masseur, private trainer and the services of a concierge for the duration of your stay. Porter services. Private concert with typical Neapolitan mandolino and songs. Additional travel and event services are also available upon request. Included in the rental price is a a welcome dinner,a cooking class with the villa’s chef, morning cleaning service, bath and bed linen change as well as personal laundry services while utilities are fully included as well as internet access (Wi-Fi).