Whether a couple needing one bedroom, or a family, looking for two bedrooms, treat yourself to this lovely apartment in a quiet Piazza right on the water of beautiful and desirable Porto Ercole on Tuscany's Argentario Coast. Porto Ercole is one of Italy's most fashionable coastal resort towns. But this isn't just a beach town; Argentario's old castles, forts and Renaissance streets, speak with the voice of history that attracts us all to Italy. The Apartment may be rented with one bedroom and bathroom or with two. It is dotted with heirloom antiques, and is decorated with refined good taste. The sitting room is cool, spacious, and charming with beautiful views of the harbor,the coast line and the green hills in the distance.The balcony off the living room is big enough for dining. Walk to restaurants, beaches, everything.
Porto Ercole, on Monte Argentario, a peninsula south of Grosseto in Tuscany, is full of Renaissance charm and history. Caravaggio, for instance, washed-up dead on Porto Ercole's shores 400 years ago, and is still celebrated here today. 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. But it 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 and active harbours, dotted with excellent seaside restaurants, cafes, bars, and gelaterias, and the incredible beaches and shores. Spend days at one of the chic beach spot of the island. Do try the Riva Marchese, a cove, with a sandy beach, terraced lawns, snorkeling, a snack bar, and the possibility to rent umbrellas, chairs, canoes and pedal boats. You can rent a motorboat, or you can take the ferry to the charming island of Giglio just off the coast, where you can swim on pristine beaches, have a delicious lunch, and stroll more historic streets of this Castle-Fort Island. 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 treasures from your home away from home.