It can be reached by ferry and by hydrofoil, which depart from the Beverello Pier (including ferries for cars and motorbikes) and from the Mergellina Pier (hydrofoils for passengers only)in Naples, or from the port of Pozzuoli. To reach the Parco Cartaromana Hoteltake a ferry or a hydrofoil and disembark at Ischia Port, from where you can take one of the typical mini-taxis or one of the SEPSA line buses, C12 or C13 (towards Cartaromana), which stop 50 meters from the hotel.
Transport to/from the airport and station is available on request.
Take the ferry for Ischia Port from the Beverello Pier in Naples. Disembark at Ischia Port and follow the signs for Ischia Ponte – Castello Aragonese. When you are in sight of the Castle, turn right before Via Seminario onto Via Nuova Cartaromana. After about 1 km, you will see the Parco Cartaromana Hotel on the left, in via Via Nuova Cartaromana n. 44.
From Naples Central Railway Station in Piazza Garibaldi, to to the Beverello Pier (the nearest) and take one of the ferries or hydrofoils to Ischia. Continue as above. From the Mergellina and Campi Flegrei stations, the closest embarkation point is Mergellina, from where hydrofoils carrying passengers only depart for Ischia.
Arriving at Naples Capodichino Airport. Take one of the shuttle buses from the air terminal to the Beverello or Mergellina Piers. Follow the directions above from both.
The Parco Cartaromana Hotel is in a marvelous location. The view from the hotel is one of the most captivating in all of Ischia: the hotel balconies overlook the Aragonese Castle and the magnificent Bay of Cartaromana. Green hills surround the area, a haven of peace and silence. The hotel is 2 km from Ischia Port where the hydrofoils and ferries dock and can easily be reached both by car and by bus (the stop is in front of the hotel).
The island of Ischia is amazing. It is the ideal place to spend a vacation in total relaxation, among salutary spas and green gardens, or keep busy with sports and seaside activities during the day and enjoy the restaurants and “movida” of Ischia by night, as well as the cultural life and social gatherings including visits to the Aragonese Castle and Tower of Michelangelo (200 meters from the Parco Cartaromana Hotel). There are also many events taking place in the island's towns and villages, such as Sant'Angelo and Forio , offering lots to see on land and sea. Ischia is of volcanic origin and famous around the world for its luxuriant vegetation and for its spa waters. Well known since ancient times, they attract wellness enthusiasts to the hotels, wellness centers, hydrotherapy spas, and to the magnificent spa garden parks that descend from the sloping hills all the way to the seashore.
The environs of the Parco Cartaromana Hotel
The ancient village of Ischia Ponte is 500 meters from the hotel and can be reached with a ten-minute walk. Crafts workshops, small shops, restaurants and pubs enliven the typical narrow streets offering pleasant walks. This is where the “bridge” begins, the long walkway leading to the impressive rock on which the Aragonese Castle rises.Also not far away from the Parco Cartaromana Hotel is the Tower of Michelangelo, now a museum and venue for events and exhibitions. Legend has it that Michelangelo Buonarroti, a guest in Ischia of his dear friend Vittoria Colonna, who lived in the Aragonese Castle for many years, spent time there.
It is a short walk from the hotel down to the Sant'Anna Rocks and to the lovely beach in the Bay of Cartaromana, , where the Aragonese Castle can be admired in all its grandeur. The private beach of the Parco Cartaromana Hotel is at Ischia Ponte, which can be quickly reached by scheduled buses that stop right in front of the hotel.
A must-see is Sant'Angelo. The pretty village by the sea, once a fishing village, is now a haven for tourists in search of peace and wellness. After a day by the sea or at the spa, a drink at sunset in the small square surrounded by sea, sky and mountains is delightful. "La Mortella" Botanical Gardens. This magnificent park of the villa of the same name, was commissioned by the English composer, William Walton (and his wife, Susana), who enjoyed going into retreat to regain energy and creativity for his music. It has many plants from all parts of the world arranged around scenic waterfalls, pagodas, and pools of water, etc. Bay of Sorgeto. In a cove carved out of the high tufa that drops straight into the sea, Sorgeto beach is a miniature paradise of sea and spas. Hot freshwater thermal springs gush onto the shoreline and beneath the surface of the sea and form natural pools to plunge into. Well-known from ancient times, Sorgeto maintains its original wild fascination, softened by spectacular sunsets over the sea.
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