TuscanyÂ Porto Ercole. 8Â mins on foot from the sea. 2 independent/ intercommunicating 75 sqmÂ Â bright sunny apartments situated in period building in the historic centre. Each apartment sleeps 4-5. This wonderful period building is situated in the high part of the historic centre of the famous Porto Ercole. It is surrounded by a garden on the ground floor. The apartments boast beautiful Vietri ceramic tiled floors. They are bright and cool due to the thick antique walls. Hercules Apartment A – First Floor. Sleeps 3-5 75 sqm Sitting/dining room with dining table and chairs. Single bed but we will be putting a double sofa bed in this room. 2 windows with view of the town of Porto Ercole. Kitchen with window door opening on to balcony ( 4 sqm). Gas hob and oven, fridge freezer and washing machine. Twin bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower. Hercules Apartment B- Second Floor. Sleeps 4. 75 sqm Sitting/dining room with double sofa bed. 2 windows with view of all of the magnificent Gulf of Porto Ercole and the Feniglia. Door window leading on to balcony (1,5 sqm) Kitchen with dining table and chairs. Gas hob and oven, fridge freezer and washing machine and dishwasher. 2 windows. Double bedroom with double bed. 1 window. Bathroom with bath and shower. The apartments are at about 150 m from th Arch where the car can be left and one can walk up to the house. Porto Ercole area in Monte Argentario The beautiful coastline is ideal for exploring its lovely small cities and ports. The Giglio and Giannutri Islands, perhaps two of Italy’s best kept secrets, are just a 50 minute ferry ride away. There you can swim on pristine beaches, have a delicious lunch, and stroll more historic streets of these Castle-Fort Islands. We are also on the edge ofÂ the Maremma, known as the ‘Wild West’ of Tuscany. The Parco dell’Uccellina is a protected national park in theÂ Maremma famous for horseback riding, bird watching,Â walkingÂ Â and cowboys, called ‘butteri’. Clear waters, colourful houses in the small harbours, green Mediterranean vegetation, beautiful villas high up in the cliffs: enjoy a whole new side of Tuscany. There are 4 historic forts which remind us of past wars and that the Spaniards held control in the 16th century, leaving their influence in the architecture and the people. ButÂ Porto ErcoleÂ is also a stylish resort whose ports play host to fabulous yachts and the jet-setters who fill it today. You will enjoy strolling the charming, but active ports, dotted with excellent seaside restaurants, cafes, bars, and gelaterias, and the incredible beaches and shores. But your holiday doesn’t stop here, because Porto Ercole is exquisitely located just over an hour to Siena and Arezzo, less than 2 hours from Florence and Rome. When you have had enough sun and sea, just take a day trip to one of Tuscany’s many unique treasures. A winter breakÂ Sea sideÂ Â walking Â bird watching Â horse riding Â golf Â polo Â diving Â swimming Â fishingÂ mountainÂ cycling Â Â A city break Make this holiday rentalÂ apartment on the Argentario coast your home away in Porto Ercole ! The Tuscany/Grosseto Region If you are debating between a visit to Italy’s historic cities and towns, like Rome, Florence, and Siena, and taking a fabulous beach holiday with family or friends, here is the solution. You can have it all! Staying in Il Mascherino Apt, will be a magical discovery for an unforgettable holiday on one of Italy’s most fashionable coastal resort areas. But this won’t be just a beach town; Argentario’s old castles, forts and Renaissance streets, speak with the voice of history that attracts us all to Italy. Porto Ercole and Porto Santo Stefano on Monte Argentario, a peninsula south of Grosseto in Tuscany, are full of Renaissance charm and history. Even Caravaggio landed unfortunately dead on to Porto Ercole’s shores 400 years ago. The Monte Argentario peninsular: You can explore the near by port of Santo Stefano and the marina at Porto Ercole with their fish stalls, markets, boutiques and restaurants. Take the ferry to the islands of Giglio and Giannutri or visit the inland medieval towns of Magliana in Toscana and Capalbio. Or even swim under the waterfall at the Saturnia hot springs. A perfect location for all ages.
How to get there Hercules apartments areÂ easily reached from Rome, Florence and Pisa Airports.Â A car is optional. Nearest Travel Links Nearest Airport : Fiumicino airport at 160 Kilometres. Florence Airport. Nearest Ferry : Porto Santo Stefano at 3 Kilometres Nearest Train/Bus : Orbetello Scalo at 8 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Roma Nord- Aurelia Direction Torre in Pietra to Grossetto and Orbetello at 6 Kilometres Buses: buses linking Porto Ercole and Porto Santo Stefano every 30 mins. Places of interest: Nearest Beach : 10 mins on foot Le Viste Beach, FenigliaÂ at 3 Kilometres, Giannella at 3 Kilometres Nearest Bar/pub and restaurant: 50mÂ in Porto Ercole, Porto Santo Stefano or Orbetello Nearest Polo Club: Argentario Polo Club at 1,5 kms Nearest Golf : Argentario Golf Club at 2 Kilometres Nearest diving centre: in Porto Ercole or Porto Santo Stefano Local activities and leisure: walking, bird watching, horse riding, golf, polo, diving, swimming, fishing, mountain bike, tennis. Boats can be hired at the port of Porto Ercole. Bicycles can be hired at the local Agip petrol station. There is a bike path from Porto Ercole to the Feniglia beach. For more details check www.portoercole.orgÂ and www. comuneargentario.it Distances: Orbetello at 5 kms, Porto Santo Stefano at 3 kms, Capalbio 28 kms, Saturnia Baths at 59 kms, Tarquinia 60 kms, Pitigliano 63 kms Siena 119 kms, Rome 160 kms Florence 188 kms Prices for Apartments
|Period||Apt A/week||Apt B/week||Apts A & B/week|
|1 Oct- 30 April||â‚¬450||â‚¬550||â‚¬800|
|1 May-30 June||â‚¬550||â‚¬800||â‚¬1100|
|1 July- 31 Aug||â‚¬1000||â‚¬1200||â‚¬1750|
|1 Sept- 30 Sept||â‚¬550||â‚¬800||â‚¬1100|
A 20% deposit of the rental rate is payable at the time of your booking and the balance 4 weeks prior arrival. The above prices include bedlinen, towels, final cleaning and use of kitchen. Check in is from 13.00 on and check out is by 10.00 am. Payments can be made by bank transfer or through PayPal. There is a refundable breakage deposit of â‚¬ 250.00. NB: Prices may be subject to change at the owner’s discretion