A villa and garden in one of the quietest parts of Anacapri. A handful of rooms and the warmest of welcomes.
Bed & Breakfast Il Merlo is the perfect place in which to enjoy both a romantic escape or family holiday, experiencing the heartfelt hospitality for which the islanders of Capri are known and loved.
Il Merlo is located just outside the center of Anacapri, on the road which leads to the island's legendary Grotta Azzurra.
Set in pretty Mediterranean gardens, the B&B is an exceptionally peaceful property, ideal for those in need of some well-earned relaxation, far from the tourist crowds
Pleasingly simple, impeccably clean, Il Merlo's tastefully furnished bedrooms all have ensuite bathrooms and are equipped with television and refrigerator.
In the summertime Il Merlo's terrace becomes the focus of life at the B&B. This is where, each morning, in the shade of the characteristic pergola, a generous breakfast is served, and where, during the day, guests soak up the sunshine, lazing on the comfortable loungers placed at their disposal by the ever-friendly owners.
The ideal choice for a relaxing vacation, a world away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, B&B Il Merlo is, nevertheless, within easy walking distance of the historic center of Anacapri and only a breathtakingly scenic bus or taxi ride away from Capri's vibrant, celebrity-packed Piazzetta.
My friend and I stayed at Il Merlot this past summer and we loved it! The room itself was fresh, clean and spacious. In addition, the owner and her lovely son were a joy to stay with and made us feel... more »
Anacapri's pretty historic center is a pleasant 15 minute walk away from the B&B. Blissfully traffic free, the lanes of the historic center are lined with fascinating little shops, artists' studios, pavement cafes and restaurants.
Major tourist attractions include the Church of San Michele, famous for its majolica pavement depicting the Expulsion of Adam and Eve; the Casa Rossa museum, where the Ancient Roman statues found in the Grotta Azzurra are housed; and the Villa Axel Munthe museum, the celebrated Swedish writer's dream home. Close to Piazza Vittoria, a chairlift transports visitors to the summit of Monte Solaro, the highest point of the island of Capri.
From the bus stop just outside the B&B, guests can catch buses to the center of Anacapri, the Damecuta archeological park, and the Grotta Azzurra.