Santavenere Hotel Maratea

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Santavenere Hotel Maratea
Santavenere Hotel Maratea
Santavenere Hotel Maratea
Santavenere Hotel Maratea
Santavenere Hotel Maratea
Santavenere Hotel Maratea
Santavenere Hotel Maratea
Santavenere Hotel Maratea
Santavenere Hotel Maratea
Santavenere Hotel Maratea
23 May 2021

A large Home for only a few Guests. Through the concept of, Luxury being a synonym of space, immersion in nature, wellbeing of body and mind and tailor-made experiences. Santavenere is the best place to fully understand this philosophy.

It stretches for more than three thousand square meters, with guest rooms and large communal areas. The light shining through the windows of the living rooms caress the precious object which can be found inside, designed by time and the keeper of memories.

Surrounding the property, the heady scent of the sea, ten hectares of parkland and access to the private pebble beach. Feast your eyes on the beauty and feel liberated by the sense of pure freedom: this is Santavenere’s mission.

Looking out of the window is always a breath-taking experience. The golden light of the morning or the burning red of the sunset over the sea: every window of Santavenere is like a painting with a thousand colours.

Let yourself be amazed by the sea, by the mountains covered in Mediterranean vegetation and by the varied landscape of Maratea always offering up new emotions.

Enjoy a moment of relaxation in the large living rooms or find a peaceful corner in the shade of the patio by the pool and all the while surrounded by natural beauty. A fireplace with a crackling fire, huge windows overlooking the landscape and the scent of the wood make every moment of the day perfect.

Go back in time and breathe in the history. The furnishings create a sense of place and welcome guests like the perfect host. Furniture from the late 1700’s and traditional Lucanian textiles create an intimate atmosphere, full of history.

From the communal areas to the guest rooms, as if everything was suspended in time. The Maratea pink tiles, the embroidered curtains, the collectables hidden in every corner: the attention to detail is a precious art.

Get lost in the emerald-green surroundings of the Santavenere. The ten-hectare park with its unique Mediterranean landscape typical of this area with Turkey oaks, maple trees, pine trees and the perfume of broom, cornflowers and primroses.

The colourful shrubs and vivid bougainvillea brighten the countryside during the summer, with an explosion of colours. The outdoor spaces are designed to allow guests to discover their favourite spot, enjoying the peace and tranquillity of this unique place. Shades of green embrace Santavenere all year round.

Walking surrounded by the silence of Nature. The pathways allow for long walks on foot or by golf cart, the secret trails leading to the sea slowly reveal some incredible views. Discovering Santavenere is an endless and unique experience. Get lost to find yourself, discover and be amazed.

Spend some time for yourself or share it with your loved ones. Choosing your ideal place to spend your free time during the spring and summer days is a real challenge.

Reading a newspaper in one of the wicker armchairs in the shade of a gazebo or by the pool, relaxing on a sofa under the white wooden patio, enjoying a delicious snack at the bar or let yourself be enchanted by the views of the sea while lying on a sun lounger. Conviviality has the sparkling taste of a summer evening.

Close your eyes and take a deep breath.Listen to the waves of the sea as they crash against the pebble shore, allow your mind to wander while feeling a powerful sense of peace that only the sea can evoke.

The private and fully-equipped beach stretches for around 900 metres allowing for maximum privacy and comfort for the guests. An oasis of peace, where the sun produces magical light effects on the water and the natural cliff carves out private corners.

A dive into the blue. Take a regenerating swim in the majestic outdoor swimming pool which can be found in the main building, lined with sunbeds, gazebos and wicker sofas. Overlooking the sea, perfect for short relaxing moment or to sip a fresh summer cocktail.

Let yourself be enchanted at sunset by the surrounding nature reflected in the blue of the sea, a magical moment that cannot be missed.

Between 1951 and 1952, Count Stefano Rivetti, a member of one of the largest families of the Piedmontese wool industry, chooses Maratea to start a business and tourism expansion project.

This region was recognised for its beauty, the geographical area and the proximity with the regions of Calabria and Campania. In the 50’s, the birth and development of tourism in Maratea started with Fiumicello, one of the most enchanting coastlines of the area.

Here, the Count created the first textile factory in 1953 and started building the Santavenere, the hotel immediately known as the Lucanian “jewel” in every corner of the world.

A Destination, home to some important guests, Maratea was not only the scene of concerts with famous artists such as Domenico Modugno, but also films with internationally renowned actors, such as Anita Ekberg, Silvana Pampanini, Raf Vallone, Peppino De Filippo and famous people such as Luciano de Crescenzo, Camilla Cederna, Indro Montanelli, the Prince and Princess Alberto and Paola di Liegi and Pat Metheny.

Thirty-four guest rooms with a lot of stories to tell. Furnishings, views and size: each room in Santavenere has its own unique style, but they all share a sense of belonging to the local area.

The antique and sophisticated furniture sit well with the ceramics of Vietri and every room boasts a breath-taking view of the park or the gulf.

Suite for two or three guests with walk-in closet, balcony or terrace with an enchanting sea view. 53 square meter room with private bathroom with large bathtub and/or shower.

A bond with Tradition. The gourmet restaurant of Santavenere offers traditional Italian cuisine with a modern twist. The tasting menus, carefully designed by our Chef, will take you on an emotional journey through local flavours and innovations in taste.

The picture windows of the indoor room overlook the sea and the large patio allows guests to dine outside during the hot summer evenings.

The goodness of simple flavours. The poolside restaurant offers light, fresh and tasty dishes for a quick meal, brunch or aperitivo.

Surrounded by the olive and lemon trees of the enchanting garden, the light breeze coming from the sea and the scent of the aromatic plants will seem like a perfect dream.

A simple and elegant terrace overlooking the sea, a short walk from the pier. In this restaurant, guests can enjoy the catch of the day, choosing it directly from the counter while indicating their preferred cooking method. The typical flavours of the sea, for lovers of fresh fish and romantic sunsets on the sea.

Experimenting and Searching for the perfect taste. Our three bars are always open to ready to satisfy guests’ requests. Hall is the indoor bar that offers a selection of spirits and refined teas and coffees. The perfect place to have a delicious home-made dessert.

Ulivi creates unique cocktails by taking traditional flavours and then giving them a twist, looking for the ideal balance between beauty and flavour. A refreshing drink, infusion or herbal teas for a relaxing afternoon.

Carrubo is surrounded by the macchia Mediterranea and has a wonderful view of the bay. Make your day at the beach enjoyable: have an aperitivo in the fading light of the sunset.

Rediscover your balance in the search for Happiness. The Spa at Santavenere celebrates the beauty of the Lucano area, where the sea and the mountains chase each other in a magical dance, alternating between gorges, inlets and caves.

Wellbeing is the balance between nature and local experiences, connection and emotion, spa treatments and programs tailor made for each guest. Essential oils, the scent of flowers, the sound of the sea: the senses are reborn and the heart holds a rainbow of emotions.

Allow yourself to be lulled by a massage that harmonizes body and mind, rediscover your natural beauty though a treatment inspired by antique traditions, allow yourself to be wrapped in the power of nature during a fitness class, relying on the loving care of our experts.

Rediscover a new vitality and uncover your personal happiness: this is the profound sense of this regenerative journey in the Spa at Santavenere.

The Hotel is immersed in an area rich in natural, architectural and historic treasures, all to be discovered.

The Arcomagno in San Nicola Arcella is one of the most scenic and spectacular beaches in all of Calabria. Distance from Santavenere 17 km.

The Certosa di Padula, also known as Certosa di San Lorenzo is a monastery in the province of Salerno in Padula. Distance from Santavenere 58 km.

The Pertosa-Auletta Caves – one of the focal geosites in the “Cilento” Geopark – are the only grottos in Italy where it is possible to navigate through an underground river and also the only one in Europe that conserves the remains of a pile-dwelling village dating back to the 2nd Millenium a.c. Distance from Santavenere 64km.

The Pollino National Park is the largest protected area in Italy and it extends through the territories of Basilicata and Calabria. Offering a multitude of enchanting landscapes, with vast uncontaminated areas, that differ depending on the altitude. Distance from Santavenere 67 km.

Situated to the South-East of the gulf of Salerno, to the southern part of the Piana del Sele, Paestum is an archaeological site of extreme importance, recognized as a Unesco World Heritage Site. Distance from Santavenere 76 km.

Rooms: 40
Price: from 332 EUR per night


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