Relax, Revive and Reconnect...Make yourself at home at Rotonda sul Mare: The warmest place in Ischia. Established in 2006, and annually renovated, the Colella family offer you ideally located holiday apartments, private beachfront access and wonderfu
Welcome to the amazing Island of Ischia and the warm hospitality of the Colella Family.
La Rotonda sul Mare offers charming and comfortable holiday apartments on the fabulously located, sun-drenched coast of the beautiful bay of San Francesco, Forio d’Ischia.
It’s seafront location is perfect for quiet and peaceful afternoons spent in front of the dramatic cliffs and sparkling blue waters, or for exploring the historic centre of Forio.
Serviced apartments with kitchenette facilities are available for two, three, four or six people and even the single travelers outside of peak seasons.
The Colella’s are delighted to welcome you to Ischia and eager to show you the beauty of the island.
La Rotonda Sul Mare provides everything you might need to make your vacation perfect. It’s central, sea front location is perfect for those wishing to spend days on the beach, mornings in the local market and early evenings exploring picturesque Forio.
The apartment residence features a large sundeck terrace with umbrellas, sun chairs and magnificent sea views and, during summer a private seafront platform with access to sea kayaks, peddle boat and full use of all amenities. All apartments are equipped with a kitchenette, satellite TV, mini-refrigerator, dual air conditioning/heating and a bathroom with hairdryer.
There are a range of apartments available including: doubles, twin, triples and two room apartments. The loft apartment can accommodate up to six people and features private balconies from the bedrooms, private rooftop terrace with unobstructed sea views, and full kitchen.
You are also invited to enjoy the pool area and jacuzzi available at the family’s Hotel Poggio del Sole where you can sip homemade limoncello and wine whilst admiring the view of Forio from the top of the hill.
At La Rotonda sul Mare a full bar is always available as is a widescreen TV and lounge, perfect for those can’t be missed football matches. The snack bar includes light lunch time snacks like paninis and also serves refreshing granitas and icecreams.
For any other activities you would like to enjoy on the island, we can organise this for you, such as: boat hire, bicycle hire, car or moped rentals at reduced rates, scuba diving with the local PADI certified divers, plus we offer free transportation to the “Negombo Spas & Thermal Baths”. Private babysitting can be arranged on request.
Interaction with guests
Family hospitality is the essence of Residence La Rotonda sul Mare owned by the Colella Family: Papa Salvatore, Mama Tina and their three sons Giuseppe, Amerigo and Lorenzo.
Each family member contributes in an unique way to the running of their family businesses: La Rotonda sul Mare, Hotel Poggio del Sole, Ring Hostel and Ristorante La Casereccia. Papa Salvatore makes liqueuers, wine, olive oil and preserves; Mama Tina’s delicious home cooked meals; Lorenzo’s famous woodfired pizza; Amerigo’s skillful maintenance and Giuseppe who assists with your every requirement while staying with the family.
Other things to note
Italian cooking lessons with Mamma Tina
Learn to make Limoncello liquer with Salvatore
Pizza making with Lorenzo
Olive picking (November) with the Famiglia
Wine making (late September - October) with Salvatore
Mushrooming (November) with Giuseppe
Local market and shopping tours
Day trips to Naples, Sorrento, Amalfi, Pompeii, Capri
Italian Language Classes
Family hospitality is the essence of Hotel Poggio del Sole, owned by the Colella Family: Papa Salvatore, Mama Tina and their three sons Giuseppe, Amerigo and Lorenzo.
Each family member contributes in an unique way to the running of their family businesses: Hotel Poggio del Sole, La Rotonda sul Mare, Ring Hostel and Ristorante La Casereccia
Papa Salvatore makes liqueuers, wine, olive oil and preserves; Mama Tina’s delicious home cooked meals; Lorenzo’s famous woodfired pizza; Amerigo’s skillful maintenance and Giuseppe who assists with your every requirement while staying with the family.
I'm married with a southafrican lady, Kelly and we have a beautiful child born in 2013, his name is Salvatore