The villa “The Garden of the Philosophers”, the name being inspired by the philosophers who lived in nearby Velia in the times of Greek and Roman occupation and founded the famous Eleatic School of philosophy Eleatic School of philosophy, is located in Marina di Ascea. It’s a holiday villa recently renovated, surrounded by 5000 square metres of garden. An oasis of peace and tranquility, with panoramic terraces overlooking the sea, a relaxation area with benches dedicated to “reading” and “thinking” and with the ancient Tower of Velia as a back drop.
The 6 apartments that make up the villa have independent access and sea views. They are provided with bed linen ( on request), washing machine and TV. In addition guests have at their disposal, barbecue, wood oven and showers in the garden.
The villa is ideal for couples and families who wish to spend a holiday in Cilento in a Mediterranean climate, hot in summer and mild in the winter, and to enjoy healthy contact with nature. The villa is less than 5 minutes' drive from the sea of Ascea .
Ascea is in the territory of the National Park of Cilento, in a central position, an ideal location that allows easy access to the coast and the main tourist attractions of the area.
The ancient town of Elea Velia today , declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is an essential place to visit for anyone who is on holiday in Cilento. The coastline , which stretches out over the Gulf of Velia, offers the magic of white sandy beaches interspersed with secluded coves and cliffs overlooking the sea.
The 5-km -long beach is characterized by the “old telegraph tower” behind which we find “The Bay of Silver” and “Rondinella bay” accessible only by sea.