Rent a holiday villa for your vacation in Capri
According to an ancient legend, Venus,thegoddess of beauty and love was born from the sea. Approaching the island of Capri on a hovercraft or on a yacht it is not difficult to believe that this legend corresponds to truth whilst the green emerald waters open in front of your eyes and Neptuneleads your way to the shore accompanied by his Tritons. Legend becomes history when Roman emperors build their stunning villas in Capri. From Augustus to Tiberius, twelve villas are built in Capri two of which, the villa Tragara and the villaJovis, can still be visited during your week-end in Capri and witness of the extravagant and decadent taste of these masters of the ancient world. Rent a house or a villa in Capri and avoid impossible bookings at the rare five star hotels of this tiny jewel island, overbooked since years and years in favor of VIP clients only.
Get to know Capri and its lifestyle
Capri was a favorite vacation resort not only for Roman emperors but also for a number of international writers and artists such as Henry James, Oscar Wilde, André Gide, Rainer Maria Rilke and Jean Cocteau. Rent a holiday flat in Capri and visit the Liberty villas of Italian writer Curzio Malaparte and of Jacques d'Adelsward Fersen, french aristocrat and artist who exiled in Capri after repeated trials following to his unconventional lifestyle and sexual preferences. From the wide terraces on the sea of these late 19th and early 20th century villas admire the width of the bay from Sorrento to Ischia. Emperors, artists, writers but also jetsetters have been haunting Capri narrow streets since 1950. Grace Kelly and Rainier of Monaco, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, Jacky Kennedy and Onassis were regularly spotted on their yachts by Capri. Today Caroline of Monaco and Charlotte Casiraghi are welcome guests sitting in the Piazzetta for an ice cream after a shopping tour at Dolce e Gabbana, or other exclusive fashion stylists of the island. Book a vacation rental in Capri and enjoy the lifestyle of international jetset.
Fabulous landscapes around Capri
For a good visit of Capri rent a boat or a yacht. Public boats and hovercrafts are also available for trips around the island. Through the Big Natural Arch of rocks and white secular stone the boat will lead you around the two glories of Capri, the Faraglioni, a couple of huge white cliffs arising one near the other from the blue sea. After a wonderful day between sun and sea get back home and rest in the sweet mild evening of the island. You will be glad of your holiday apartment in Capri which allows you all the privacy and freedom you need.
Capri and its restaurants
During your stay in Capri enjoy local food in local restaurants and guesthouses. A good pizza, or a whole fresh mozzarella. Try the insalata caprese or spaghetti with tomato sauce. Mediterranean cooking is fond of olive oil and is particularly light and tasty, far from complicated fat sauces rich in cream and butter, just good and healthy. After dinner have a small glass of limoncello and don't forget that Capri ice creams, completely handmade, are known worldwide.