Casa Vacanza B&B Santa Barbara

Corso Umberto I° n- 78 - Piazza Santa Barbara - 88060 Badolato - Catanzaro - Italy

HOLIDAY HOME - APARTMENTS - B & B "SANTA BARBARA" in Badolato, comfortable late nineteenth century house, located in the ancient village and recently renovated maintaining the atmosphere of the past, inserted in a panoramic geographical context, sil ...

HOLIDAY HOME - APARTMENTS - B & B "SANTA BARBARA" in Badolato is a comfortable late nineteenth century house, located in the ancient village and recently renovated maintaining the atmosphere of the past, inserted in a panoramic, quiet and relaxing geographical context, just 10 minutes drive from the sea.

After years spent in Emilia Romagna for work reasons and around the world for travel reasons, the dream of its HOSTs to help revive the ancient village of Badolato turns into a conservative restoration project and revitalization of the house history of grandparents (place of indelible affections and moments of family life and joy). Hence the project of a B & B / Holiday House - a reference point for many foreign guests, especially from Northern Europe - with the offer of integrated and diversified tourist services and with joint proposals for slow, experiential, food and wine, cultural tourism, emotional and social. A book of stay and holiday proposals from other times, linked to popular traditions and the direct history of the place and its community.

The structure is equipped with every comfort, with sea and mountain view terraces with outdoor table and chairs, large bathrooms with shower, an independent entrance, TV, washing machine use, ADSL line with fast internet (optical fiber) with WI-FI, air conditioning (hot-cold), bicycles available.

The location of the B & B / Casa Vacanza is located on the west side and along Corso Umberto I (n ° 78) of the historic center of Badolato: a suggestive medieval village, a small nativity scene overlooking the Gulf of Squillace, with fourteen churches arranged in the shape of a Latin cross and many characteristic alleys, which rises 240 meters above sea level, on a hill, and which is only 5 km from the white beaches of the Ionian coast and 9 km from the mountain of Serre Calabresi with its Regional Natural Park. Badolato then is just a few km from nature trails, trekking trails, stages of the "Ciclovia dei Parchi", the Basilian Way and the "Kalabria Coast to Coast" Way. Possibility to practice water sports, diving with underwater excursions, outdoor activities, etc. on site and in the surrounding area.

Inside the house there is an ancient "catojo" (cellar) for typically Mediterranean and Calabrian convivial moments, a meeting place and cultural exchange with authentic culinary moments. “Santa Barbara” is also rural activities and experiences, especially in the months of September - October and November between community harvests, participation in the oil season, culinary tours and cooking courses co-organized together with other local partners.

HOLIDAY HOME - APARTMENTS - B&B "SANTA BARBARA" is a comfortable house, of the late nineteenth century, located in the ancient medieval village of Badolato. It has been recently renovated maintaining the atmosphere of the past, with new apartments characterized by a wonderful landscape & sea view.

The HOLIDAY HOME is surrounded by a quiet and relaxing geographical-naturalistic context, just 10 minutes far from the sea.

After years spent in Emilia Romagna, for work reasons and around the world traveling, the dream of the owners HOST of "Santa Barbara" to regenerate & revitalize the ancient village of Badolato was transformed into a conservative restoration project of the old grandparents' house ( a place of indelible affections and moments of life and family joy).

The activities & services of B & B / Holiday Home "Santa Barbara" started officially on 2008. It became reference point for many foreign guests, especially from Northern Europe, thanks to a special offer of integrated and diversified tourist services and with joint proposals for a slow , experiential, food and wine, cultural, emotional and social tourism.

“Santa Barbara” is also able to offer several solutions for short and long stays, interesting experiences for authentic holidays linked to folk traditions and according to local history of the place and its community.

The HOME HOLIDAY is equipped by several apartments (studios, suite, two-room and three-room flats) with every comfort, terraces overlooking the Ionian sea and mountains, with outdoor table and chairs, large bathrooms with shower, an independent entrance, TV , air-conditioning (also for heating), use of washing machine, WI-FI (fiber line / fast connection), bicycles available.

“Santa Barbara” is located on the up-west-side of Badolato and along the main road of the village in Corso Umberto I n ° 78. Badolato is a charming medieval village, which stands up on a hill 240 meters above sea level. It is only 5 km far from the white beaches of the Ionian Coast and 9 km from the wild mountains of Serre Calabresi Regional Natural Park. Badolato is a small crib overlooking the Gulf of Squillace, with important religious traditions and fourteen ancient churches and many characteristic narrow-alleys.

Nearby the village, few kms around, is possible to enjoy & experience naturalistic trails, hiking & trekking trails, stages of the "Ciclovia dei Parchi" (Regional Bike-Route of the Natural Parks), stages of "Cammino Basiliano" (Basilian Path ) and the interesting "Kalabria Coast to Coast" from Soverato to Pizzo Calabro. You can also enjoy sea-sports, diving and other outdoor acitivities, culinary experiences & tours.

HOLIDAY HOME - APARTMENTS - B&B "SANTA BARBARA" has got a "catojo" (ancient wine cellar) for convivial & culinary moments typically Mediterranean and Calabrian. “Catojo” is the down-side of the house. A place which be used, during the summer-time, for a restaurant service called “Catojo dello Spineto”. It’s also used for cultural meeting and culinary exchange, authentic social dining events & moments. “Santa Barbara” can offer to own guests rural activities and experiences, especially on the months of September - October and November, like: community wine harvest, participation to the olive oil season, culinary & cultural tours, cooking classes etc. co-organized with other local partners.

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    • Electric vehicle charging station
    • Bicycle rental service
    • Supporting the local economy
    • Promoting "eco" activities
    • No single dose
    • 100% renewable energy
    • Organic or Local Food
    • Car-free accessibility
    • Ecological cleaning products
    • More than 80% waste recycling
    • Energy saving lights
    • Green building
    • Solar thermal panels for hot water
    • Water flow reducers
    • Recovery & reuse of rainwater
    • No disposable packaging
    • Towel change on request
    • Natural conditioning or class A air conditioning
    • Appliances in energy class A
    • High efficiency boiler > 90%
    • Water-saving toilets
    • Regional Food
    • Environmental-friendly fornitures
    • Fair trade products
    • Biodiversity of green areas
    • Guest Satisfaction
    • Rental of electric cars
    • Electric car rental service

    Service

    • Kitchenette
    • Electric Vehicles Charging
    • Private bathroom
    • Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Organic garden
    • Bicycles
    • Ecotourism itineraries
    • Wellness center
    • Accessibility
    • Small pets allowed
    • Child & Family Friendly
    • Credit card
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Crib
    • Parking
    • Umbrella and sunbed at the beach
    • Vegetarians meals
    • Beach
    • TV in room
    • Artisanal products for sale
    • Air conditioning
    • Restaurant
    • Vegan Meals
    • Own entrance
    • Ebike Charging Station
    • Covid-19 Safety measures

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