We had another great week here in the smaller of the 2 properties. We are a family with 2 almost teenagers and there’s enough room for us all in this house. The pool is of course the highlight of staying here: it’s so big with a jacuzzi area and great places for the kids to jump off. Annapaola and Chris are great hosts, so friendly and they pop along most days to check that everything is ok. We had a small issue with the toilet seat and this was repaired straight away. Nothing is too much trouble for them. We also loved the local cat who returns every year with her kittens: she had 5 beautiful little ones this year. The property is in a national park and is teeming with wildlife. We loved seeing all the butterflies, many of which we had never seen before, that are flying around all day. Marina di Camerota is just a few minutes drive away with supermarkets, restaurants and the beach and harbour. We enjoyed a daytime boat trip from here before and this year we tried the ‘lamparata’ nighttime fishing trip. This was great: interesting to watch the fishing and then a real feast on a secluded beach afterwards. Speaking Italian would be a benefit on this trip, but we managed fine with just basic phrases.
My friends and I had an amazing time there. On top of being extremely clean and carefully equipped, the Cascina has a breathtaking view on the gulf that can be enjoyed from the massive swimming pool and garden. The cascina benefits from a great location on the hills overlooking Marina di Camerota which is only a quick 5 mins drive away. For us, this meant having the opportunity to enjoy the silence of the countryside during calm food feasts we set up thanks to the choice of fresh ingredients available from the village market and old shops, or going on to try beautiful local restaurants and bars in the village when we fancied a more lively night out. The host is incredibly friendly and helpful. Strongly recommended accommodation to enjoy the hidden gems of the Cilento region!