Acquafredda - a village of Maratea
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Acquafredda, Pine Forests bathing In The Sea .. ...

The far north coast of Maratea there's the territory of Acquafredda, located about 87 mt. above sea level;  it is seamless pine woods from the mountaintops goes to bathe in the sea.

Its name comes from the source of fresh water that flows into the sea, in front of the Marizza beach, almost unique phenomenon in Italy, and also visible from Highway SS18.

A stunning coastline, with steep drop-offs, caves, coves and beaches, some can not be reached except by sea.
Especially remarkable the caves, some accessible only by sea and boat.

village map

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As for the beaches from south to north we meet those of Porticello, falling stones and Marizza front of which flows a large fresh water bubble. 
At the height of Porticello beach is located the entrance to the Cave of the Dragon, several kilometers deep, visited only by experienced cavers. 
Further north the beach of Grotta della Scala, accessible only by sea, then the largest beaches in Luppa and Anginarra , separated by a small barrier of rocks, easily reachable by car.
Last, but shared in half with the town of Sapri in Campania, it is the beach of Cala di Mezzanotte, in the eponymous Channel which is the border between Basilicata and Campania, reachable only by boat.


Un nuovo e divertente modo di esplorare la città
che unisce nel divertimento tutta la famiglia


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Accommodations in Acquafredda

Hotel and  B&B in  Acquafredda


seaside - Acquafredda

The Hotel Villa Cheta Elite, a splendid Liberty style villa, is today the unmistakable reference point for the most demanding tourist, who at the same time loves the South of Italy. You will discover refined and efficient hospitality in an ambience of unusual elegance. 
The building has remained more or less as it was in order to help maintain the villa's delightful balance. The hotel looks out into the sea and  .... 


  seaside - Acquafredda

Villa del Mare Hotel  is located  where the calcareous mountains meet the Tyrrhenian Sea in a small coastal area in the Policastro gulf, offering nature, relaxation, sea and gastronomy. The Hotel offers wide gardens and heliotherapic terraces directly on the sea. The beaches offer the chance for all water sports, like sailing and canoeing. The hotel, an ideal place to ....


on the beach - Acquafredda
The hotel "IL GABBIANO" is located in a lonely bay, up on a splendid rock and it looks like coming  through the sea. 
All around is just nature: clear water, the green and impressive mountain, golden sand...

Hotel SAN DIEGO ***

seaside - Acquafredda

Set along the coast and a few metres from its own private beach, Hotel Club San Diego features air-conditioned rooms with free wired internet. It also provides free parking.
The San Diego Hotel Club boasts a pretty outdoor pool with terrace, as well as a garden. At the restaurant you can enjoy traditional local cuisine and ...

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To visit in Acquafredda Villa Nitti, overlooking the sea, once "buen retiro " of the former President of the Italian Council of the '20s, now owned by the Basilicata Region and home to artistic and cultural events. 

useful info

Acquafredda has its own post office and train station (only local trains -> see Metro) for bus timetables see the public transport page of Maratea.

le spiagge


the tips - 
where to eat
in Acquafredda:

Acquafredda's Restaurants

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