One of the biggest and widest succulent plants collection in Europe.
Recognized by the Tourist Commission of the European Parliament and Council of Europe Observatory “for being the most distinguished activity in southern Italy, in the area of tourism for environmental and social enhancement”.
A fascinating journey through the greenery to discover surprising scenery and rare and precious botanical specimens. A rich collection of cacti and succulents cultivated outdoor, constantly enriched with new species from all over the world, the result of the naturalistic passion of Giuseppe D’Ambra, and embellished with the extraordinary presents of the Woollemi Pine, the most sensational discovery of the century. Amongst these botanical rarities peacocks can be found. Exhibitions of local artists and craftsman can be admired in the gardens, an intertwining of art and nature. A special reality for enthusiasts and experts, perfect for families and ideal for those looking for a place that can satisfy both intellectual curiosity and the need for relaxation and amusement. Continue...
Villa Ravino is a self-catering house with studios and apartments, in a quiet and panoramic position on the south-west side of the charming Ischia island, where unforgettable sunsets can be enjoyed.
All of our studio/apartments have cooking facilities, private bathroom, garden-terrace or balcony equipped for outdoor dining. Weekly change of linen & cleaning inclusive. Daily or occasional cleaning (upon request, extra-charged).
At guests’ disposal there is also the welcoming Spa area with a little indoor pool where thermal water gushes out every morning at about 40° C, the Wellness BIO Corner, managed by our lovable Anna, who takes care of selecting exclusively natural products for massages and beauty treatments. Plenty of space around in the sun and shaded.
Moreover, guests have free access to the Ravino botanical garden, adjacent to the residence: a walk in the harmony of nature. In the Lounge Café inside the garden you can also have breakfast (€ 8.00 p.p.), a snack, spaghetti al Pomodoro or other local specialities, an aperitif and more in wonderful surroundings.
The centre and the port of Forio, the Citara beach with the famous Thermal Park Poseidon, shops (also with home delivery) are within 10-20 minutes on foot. Bus stops connecting the whole island are just below the residence. The property has its own parking.
Villa Ravino is run by the family owners, pleased to be helpful with useful info about trips, restaurants, car, scooter & boat rental, transfer from & to the airport/railway-station.
S.S. 270 Citara - 80075 Forio d'Ischia (NA) I ITALY - Tel./Fax +39 081 997783 - Email : email@example.com