Calabria, the toe of Italy, represents the southernmost tip of the country. The word is a Greek word that means antiquity in Bruttium. The capital city of this region is Catanzaro. Being a small but scenic region, it is a favorite of many travelers who come to this country. The Basilicata region lies in the north, while the Tyrrhenian Sea lies in the west and the Ionian Sea in the east.
Calabria has vast, green hinterlands to offer to visitors who can enjoy the unspoiled tropical landscape here which is dotted with waterfalls and lakes. For those who love the sandy beaches, there are seaside properties to stay at where one can enjoy exclusive access to the beaches.
Accommodation options are several here. You could take your pick of seaside properties or those that provide views of the mountains at the back or the rocky coastlines. One of the properties that offer self-catering units is the Casa Vacanza Perla Del Borgo which is located in Santa Caterina Dello Ionio. It is about seven kilometers away from Ionian coast and one can drive down here from Soverto as well.
The self-catering units come with Wi-Fi facility as well as bed linen and towels; one can choose properties that provide excellent views of the sea or the ancient town. This property is accessible from Lamezia Terme Airport and it is located about 32 km away from Catanzaro Lido.
There are several benefits that draw visitors to this property. There is a private beach access as well as free parking to avail of; one can also avail of breakfast facility that is available every day. There are several landmark areas that one can visit such as cafes or bars that are less than one kilometer away; one can access supermarkets and restaurants here as well which are within 4 to 7 km from this place. Holiday makers will find a free bus service to avail of if they are coming in from Lamezia Terme Airport. This beautiful place comes highly recommended from my friend Jane from http://www.lasvegasbestpavers.com. She stayed here in 2015 and said it was one of the best places she has ever been to.
Certain parts of Calabria such as Grotta Azzurra, also known as the Blue Cave, are a place where one can swim in the crystal waters, surrounded by the fishes. For those who wish to enjoy authentic Italian or Calabrese dishes, there are several items to try. One such dish is the pepperoncino. There are several hot pepper varieties grown here and these come in use in the making of this dish. If you come in the first week of September you will get to experience Festival del Peperoncino which is based around the cayenne pepper.
Among the places to visit, Tropea Isola Bella is an island easily reached by the ferry service that frequents this island; there is the Historic center at Cosenza or the Piazza XV Marzo are some of the landmark places to visit here.