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Leccio del Corno Yurt - Pescara, Italy

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Glamping Abruzzo

Suitable for children of all ages

Pets welcome

Splendour at the heart of the Abruzzo region, with mountain views, great wine, fresh cornetti every day and your own private coffee machine

Leccio del Corno’s hand-crafted Mongolian yurt has unquestionably adapted to its setting at the heart of the Abruzzo region on the gentle slopes of a biodynamic olive farm. The interior exudes Italian style, from the free-standing bath and the modern bathroom next to the yurt, to the fine linen, the seasonal choice between wood-burner and air-con, the ice-maker and, because this IS Italy after all, the coffee machine. The big double bed can be supplemented by z-beds for kids, so the whole family can enjoy barbecues or the daily breakfast basket on the expansive deck with the vast face of Gran Sasso in the distance.  

Explore the many surrounding National Parks, where you might catch sight of chamois, timid wolves or even the Marsican brown bear, on foot, on the bikes provided or even on skis in winter. Owner Tom, living just 100m away at the main house, is the man to speak to about hiking routes, tours, courses in anything from cooking and truffle hunting to archery, or use of the pool for when basking in the warm, fragrant afternoon sun just gets too much. You can even help out Tom on the farm that produces wonderful virgin olive oil using traditional and natural methods!

Our guests say...

Me and my partner spent four nights in this incredibly special place, situated in a beautiful valley with the most breathtaking views of distant snow-covered mountains. The space Tom has created is one of pure luxury, where every detail has been carefully considered and all the comforts of home provided, but which also offers all the adventure and charm that comes with outdoor living. The highlight was gazing out across the stunning landscape from within our free-standing bath, all warm and cozy surrounded by candles and moonlight. I can’t recommend this place enough and can’t wait for the opportunity to visit again.

21/05/2017

Yasmine

What an inspiring and soul-shaking first yurt experience for both myself and husband! Being winter and a period of heavy rains, we did not know what to expect, but all our doubts vanished instantly upon our late night arrival when generous and amiable host Tom, lead us down to the cosy yurt, all lit up with candles and a table set with an excellent bottle of Montepulciano d’Abruzzo wine and a lovely warm pizza! The awakening the next morning was glorious, peeping out of yurt opening and taking in the open countryside views with the Maiella snow-capped mountains as the backdrop.

07/03/2017

Nicole, Canopy & Stars

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  • Yurt for 2

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No charge A cot and teddy bear can be provided

No charge well behaved pets welcome

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( per child per night 2 children under 16 years old can be accommodated on z-beds or a tent adjacent to the yurt provided. )


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Essentials

The important stuff

  • Check in: 1:30pm
  • Check out: 10:30am
  • Situated on a biodynamic olive farm
  • Mobile phone signal available and there is an internet connection
  • Children and babies welcome
  • Pets are allowed provided they are properly controlled as there are chickens, wild rabbits and peacocks on the estate
  • Organic cotton bed linen and towels provided
  • Sleeping arrangements

Extra space available

Space for 2 children from €35 per child per night 2 children under 16 years old can be accommodated on z-beds or a tent adjacent to the yurt provided.

Space for 1 baby no charge. A cot and teddy bear can be provided

Space for 1 pet no charge. well behaved pets welcome

Cooking

  • Barbecue during the summer
  • Italian coffee machine and ice maker
  • Small refrigerator containing bottled drinking water and beer

Washing

  • Free-standing bath inside the yurt with a selection of bath salts and bubbles
  • Toilet facilities adjacent to the yurt

Heating, lighting & bedding

  • Wood burning stove and electric radiator in winter
  • Air conditioning available in the warmer months
  • Organic cotton bed linen and memory foam mattress 

Entertainment

  • Selection of books
  • Board games
  • The yurt is ideally situated for yoga

Activities

At Glamping Abruzzo

Guests are welcome to participate in every day activities on the farm which cultivates and produces the finest extra virgin olive oil. Primarily this involves pruning in early spring and harvesting in late October. Other activities include truffle hunting, cooking classes, clay pigeon shooting and archery. Two bicycles can be provided for the exclusive use of guests.

There is a swimming pool which forms a part of the main residence and is available for exclusive use, by appointment, for a limited period each day.

Places to visit

Santo Stefano di Sessanio

Rocca Calascio

Capestrano

Maiella Mountain

Campo Imperatore

Eremo di San Bartolomeo

Eremo San Spirito

Eremo Di San Giovanni

There is an olive oil museum in the area as well as medieval castles and fine restaurants.

Outdoor & Active

Walking and mountaineering. There are endless moutain and woodland trails in Abruzzo and beautiful waterfalls. 

Ski excursions in winter

The coastal resort of Pescara is 30 minutes by car with some lovely places to snorkel and relax a short distance to the south. 

Food & Drink

At Glamping Abruzzo

A small wicker breakfast hamper with freshly squeezed navel orange juice, hot cornetti (or freshly baked rolls, if preferred) is provided. Along with a thermos of hot milk to make hot chocolate or coffee. Fresh eggs from the owner's brahma hens can be provided if required, and also bottles of limoncello and gensiana. Fresh seasonal produce from the farm and flowers are also provided. 

Local Shops

The nearest shop is 4 kms away and a pleasant walk or bike ride, with two bicycles available for use.    

Restaurants

The area is renowned for very high quality olive oil as well as the wine made from the Montepulciano, Trebbiano and Pecorino grapes. A visit to Valentini's, in Loreto Aprutino, to sample his world class Trebbiano and then to the Olive Oil Musuem is a quite unforgettable experience.

There are several local restaurants nearby, the closest being 1 km.

La Locanda

La Muerna

Trattoria Tholos 

There are also Nico Romito's two Michelin Star restaurants at Rivisondoli and Castel di Sangro, just over an hours drive away. 

Meet your hosts

Meet Tom

Originally from the small Exmoor village of Porlock in Somerset, Tom moved to Italy in the mid-nineties and bought a thirty acre piece of land and a villa, on which site 'Glamping Abruzzo' is now situated. The mission at Hawkridge Biodynamic Farm is to produce the very finest extra virgin olive oil using traditional, natural methods and to share this experience with guests. Tom farms over 1200 olive trees and the extra virgin oil is shipped to England every year. 

Wildlife & Environment

Abruzzo is an undiscovered gem in the heart of Italy; blessed with a myriad of glorious, unspoilt villages and magnificent National Parks, where chamois, bears and wolves may still occasionally be seen under the right conditions. In winter you can ski on uncrowded pistes with often spectacular weather conditions. In summer, the 3000 meter mountain ranges of the Gran Sasso and Maiella offer a sublime trekking and mountaineering experience.

Wildlife you may catch a glimpse of if you're lucky include the wonderful Marsican brown bear, chamois or even a timid wolf!

Getting there

Glamping Abruzzo , C.da Groote Cappuccini, 14, Catignano, Italy, 65011

By car: 

From Rome Fiumicino Airport, drive 212 kms and exit Autostrada A24 at Alanno/Scafa and follow the signs towards Alanno for 2.4 kms. Turn right and follow signs to Nocciano. Follow sign to Cugnoli for 2 kms. Turn right and follow sign to Catignano for 1.8 kms. Turn left and follow sign to Le Plaie for 400 metres. You will see some pine trees and an entrance gate marked No. 14 and you have arrived.

From Pescara take the E80 from Pescara and exit at Villareia after approximately 15 kms. Follow SP20 and signs to Nocciano for 13.4 kms. Follow sign to Cugnoli for 2 kms. Turn right and follow sign to Catignano for 1.8 kms. Turn left and follow sign to Le Plaie for 400 metres. You will see some pine trees and an entrance gate marked No. 14 and you have arrived.

There is parking within the gated compound of the estate.

Search for 'Hawkridge Glamping Abruzzo' on Google Maps for directions. 

By plane:

Rome Fiumicino Airport is a 212 km drive. 

You can fly direct to Pescara from Stansted with Ryanair

By train

The nearest train station is Pescara, 30 minute drive away.

By bus

The nearest bus stop is at Catignano, 5 minutes away and within walking distance. 

The owner can provide a Bentley shuttle service from Pescara free of charge for guests staying three nights or more. Otherwise the cost of hire is €75 per trip.

Booking Terms

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Book with us in confidence knowing you won’t find that place cheaper elsewhere. All of the prices we display are set and matched by our Owners. (In this world of foreign currency, we do have to say 'subject to exchange rates' for some of our European places.)

What does ‘from price’ mean?
 
Our ‘from price’ is based on a four night stay in low season and designed to help you to compare different prices across our collection. Some of our Owners vary their nightly rates and check in days throughout the year, so it may differ from the rate quoted below the calendar. It is quite common (although by no means universal) for places to charge a little more in peak season or for shorter stays, to cover changeover costs. Consider booking longer stays during the cooler months if you’re looking for the lowest nightly rates.

Agency Terms & Conditions

Except where otherwise specified, we Sawday’s Canopy & Stars Ltd Company No 09088366 of Merchants House, Wapping Road, Bristol, BS1 4RW act only as an Agent in respect of all bookings we take and/or make on your behalf. Sawday’s Canopy & Stars is part of the Alastair Sawday’s Group of Companies. We accept no liability in relation to any contract you enter into or for any services or arrangements you purchase (“Booking(s)”) or for the acts or omissions of any supplier(s) or other person(s) or party(ies) connected with any Booking. For all Bookings, your contract will be with the supplier of the Booking in question, and in most cases this will be the owner of the property you’ll be staying at (“Owner(s)”). When making your Booking we will arrange for you to enter into a contract with the Owner of the Booking. Your Booking with us is subject to these Agency Terms & Conditions and any specific booking conditions of the relevant Owner(s) you contract with. The Owner’s booking conditions may limit and/or exclude the Owner’s liability to you.

You may decide to make more than one Booking with us at the same time. The price charged in total for more than one Booking will always equal the prices charged separately for each individual Booking. All Bookings are available to be purchased separately at the same price as they are when more than one Booking is made. This means that any multiple Bookings do not constitute a package as defined in the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992.

By making a booking, you agree that:-

  1. you have read these Agency Terms & Conditions and agree to be bound by them;
  2. you consent to our use of your information in accordance with our Privacy Policy;

and

  1. you are over 18 years of age and where there may be age restrictions in place, you declare that you and all members of your party are of the appropriate age.

 

The Canopy & Stars online booking system enables Guests to make Bookings 24 hours a day. A Booking is confirmed on receipt of a 25% non-refundable deposit for all Bookings with check in dates of more than 10 weeks away. For all Bookings that have a check in date of less than 10 weeks before check in, payment for the Booking will be required in full and the entire Booking will be non-refundable. The Canopy & Stars telephone booking line is open Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm. When using the online enquiry form, for those Properties without online booking, please allow 24 working hours for us to contact you by telephone to confirm the Booking. If we are unable to reach you by phone we will attempt to contact you by email. We will contact you during Canopy & Stars working hours (Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm). Online or email enquiries will be dealt with in the order they are received, but please be aware that we cannot guarantee reservation of your selected dates until the receipt of suitable payment. Therefore, if possible, we do recommend that you book on the Canopy & Stars website using the online booking system.

 

1. Booking and payments

 

1.1 In order to confirm your chosen Booking, you must pay a non-refundable deposit as required by the Owner of the Booking in question (or full payment if booking within 10 weeks of the date of your check-in).

 

1.2 Your Booking is confirmed and a contract between you and the Owner will exist when we receive payment of the deposit and send you a booking confirmation on the Owner’s behalf. This booking confirmation will normally be sent out within 24 hours in the case of email and seven working days in the case of post, and will contain the details of your Booking and of payments made and due. If you have not received your booking confirmation within the specified time, please notify us as soon as possible by email (bookings@canopyandstars.co.uk). Please check your confirmation carefully and report any incorrect or incomplete information to us immediately. As we act only as booking Agent, we have no responsibility for any errors in any documentation except where an error is made by us.

 

1.3 We're sorry for any inconvenience, but payments can only be made by credit and debit cards. A 2% surcharge will be applied to credit cards. We do not accept American Express, cheques or cash.

 

1.4 Where a deposit has been paid, full balance payment will be due 10 weeks in advance of your check in date and a reminder will be sent to you two weeks prior to this date, where applicable, by email. We automatically take the balance payment using the same card as used to make the deposit payment. It is your reponsibility to advise us if we should use a different card and to contact us by telephone (0117 204 7830) to arrange for alternative payment method. If the balance payment does not successfully go through as there is a problem with your card, such as it expiring, then we will contact you to try and take alternative payment. If we have been unable to take payment after two weeks of the balance due date, then with regret, we will notify the Owner who may cancel your Booking.

 

1.5 Except where otherwise advised or stated in the booking conditions of the Owner concerned, all monies you pay to us for a Booking will be held on behalf of the Owner(s) concerned.

 

1.6 Credit Card payments are processed via Alastair Sawday’s Publishing Co. Ltd who provide merchants services facilities to Sawday’s Canopy & Stars Ltd.

 

2. Cancellation and Amendment by You

 

2.1 Any cancellation or amendment request must be sent to us by email (bookings@canopyandstars.co.uk) and will be considered and responded to within one working day of receipt. You are also advised to confirm all changes to our Customer Services Department by calling 0117 204 7830. Please ensure that you have received written confirmation of any changes to your Booking prior to travel. Whilst we will always try to help, we cannot guarantee that such requests will be met.

 

2.2 Amendments and cancellations can only be accepted in accordance with the booking conditions of the Owner of your Arrangements. The Owner may charge the cancellation or amendment charges shown in their booking conditions (which may be as much as 100% of the cost of the Arrangements and will normally increase closer to the date of departure). The Owner may charge cancellation or amendment charges in accordance with its own booking conditions, however for the sake of convenience only, we have outlined the Owner’s charges at clause 2.3 and 2.4 below. Please note that these are the Owner’s own cancellation and amendments charges, not Canopy & Stars’, and therefore the Owner may vary their charges as they wish, without notice to us. The correct charges will be notified to you at the time of your cancellation or amendments.  

 

2.3 Owner’s General Cancellation Charges:

2.3.1 Cancellation by you at any time will result in your deposit being forfeited, as all deposits are non-refundable.

 

2.3.2 All monies paid for a holiday (deposit and balance) are non-refundable within 10 weeks before check in date.

 

2.3.3 Cancellation of any holiday after it has been paid in full and at a date 10 weeks or more in advance of your check in date, will result in forfeiture of your deposit (or an amount equivalent where one was not paid as the holiday was paid in full) and the balance being returned to you. 

 

2.3.4  Cancellation insurance is available but will be a third party arrangement and not involve Canopy & Stars or the Owner in any way.

 

2.4 Owner’s General Amendment Charges:

2.4.1 Alterations to your Booking can only be made more than 10 weeks prior to the check in date, after which time alterations will be treated as cancellation. All alterations are subject to availability and may incur a £30 adminstration fee.

 

2.4.2 Differences in the total amount payable resulting from alterations will be refunded to you in the case of a decrease in price and paid by you in the case of increases in price.

 

Special note: Generally Owners will charge the above cancellation and amendment charges, however we must stress that these are a guide only and charges may differ from those shown here depending on the Owner. The exact charges will be notified to you by the Owner at the time of cancellation and/or can be found in the Owner’s own booking conditions which are available from the Owner on request.

 

3. Changes and Cancellations by the Owner

We will inform you as soon as reasonably possible if the Owner needs to make a significant change to your confirmed Arrangements or to cancel them. We will also liaise between you and the Owner in relation to any alternative Booking offered by the Owner but we will have no further liability to you.

 

4. Complaints

Because the contract for your Booking is between you and the Owner, any queries or concerns should be addressed to them. In the event that you have any complaint about your stay, please notify the Owner as soon as possible. If you don’t follow this procedure there will be less opportunity for the Owner to investigate and resolve your complaint and so make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Delays may also mean that amount of compensation you may be entitled to may be reduced. Whether or not your complaint is dealt with satisfactorily, please also contact us as we appreciate all feedback. It’s important to us and the Owner to know that you’ve enjoyed your stay or if anything could have been improved.

 

5. Pricing

Canopy & Stars reserve the right to amend advertised prices at any time on behalf of the Owner. We also reserve the right to correct errors in both advertised and confirmed prices.Special note: changes and errors sometimes occur.

 

6. Information & Accuracy

The information and prices shown on this website are varied from time to time and may change between the time you first view a property and make a Booking. You should check that all the details are as you expect prior to making a Booking. It is always possible that, despite our best efforts, some of the properties (including the features and extras available) may be incorrectly described and/or priced. If we discover this is the case after you have made a Booking, we reserve the right to contact you with details of the correct information and/or pricing and will give you the option to:

(1) proceed with the Booking based on the correct information and/or pricing, which may require the payment of an additional amount by you;

OR

(2) subject to availability, change your booking dates to dates when the pricing can be honoured ad so no additional charge to you. In the event that a lower price can be offered for alternative dates then the difference would be refunded;

OR

(3) cancel the Booking. If we do not receive your instructions within 5 days of contacting you, we reserve the right to cancel your Booking without liability to you.

 

7. Our Responsibility for your Booking

Your contract is with the Owner and its booking conditions apply. As Agent, we accept no responsibility for the actual provision of the Booking. Our responsibilities are limited to making the Booking in accordance with your instructions and acting properly in accordance with our legal duties as an Agent. We accept no responsibility for any information about the Booking that we pass on to you in good faith. However, in the event that we are found liable to you on any basis whatsoever, our maximum liability to you is limited to twice the cost of your Booking (or the appropriate proportion of this if not everyone on the Booking is affected). We do not exclude or limit any liability for death or personal injury that arises as a result of our negligence or that of any of our employees whilst acting in the course of their employment.

 

8. Pets

Not all properties accept pets. If you wish to take your pet on holiday, please advise us before booking and we can check whether pets are accepted at the property. You must obtain the prior consent of the Owner before taking any pets to the property. A nightly charge may be made by the Owner for each pet and additional terms may apply.

 

9. VAT

Many of the Owners of properties in the Canopy & Stars portfolio are not registered for VAT in which case no tax is payable. Where VAT is payable, the tax is included in the advertised holiday rental price.

 

10. Visa, passport and health requirements.

Unless you tell us otherwise, we assume that all members of your party are British citizens who hold or will hold full British passports valid for the entire duration of the Arrangements you chose to purchase. Information on visa, passport and health requirements, where given and applicable, is so given on this basis. Requirements may change and you are therefore strongly recommended to check the up to date position with the Owner of the Booking, Passport Office, appropriate embassy or consulate or your doctor as applicable in good time before the commencement of your holiday.

 

11. Insurance

You are strongly recommended to take out personal travel insurance for all members of your party. It is your responsibility to ensure that the insurance you purchase is adequate and appropriate for your particular needs. Please read your policy details and take them with you on holiday.

 

12. Special requests

If you have any special requests (for example dietary requirements, cots or room location), please let us know at the time of booking. We will pass on all such requests to the Owner, but unfortunately, we can't guarantee that they will be met and we will have no liability to you if they are not.

 

13. Group Bookings

Not all Owners accept Bookings for a single sex group (for example, a stag or hen party). Guests wanting to make such a Booking should check with us beforehand to enable us to check whether the Owner is prepared to accept the Booking. We will then advise you accordingly. In event that an Owner does not accept this type of Booking then it is with regret, that the Booking may be cancelled and cancellation fees may apply. It is the Guest’s responsibility to enquire with Canopy & Stars and/or check on our website beforehand to make sure that this type of booking is permitted.

 

14. Maximum Numbers

Please note that except by prior arrangement confirmed in writing, only the number of persons specified on a booking confirmation may occupy  a property. Most owners reserve the right to refuse admittance or revoke a booking if this condition is not observed and you are unlikely to receive any refund.

 

15. Your Responsibilities

Please note that you have a contract with the Owner of the property. As such you are under a responsibility to behave in a proper, appropriate and legal manner whilst staying at the property with due respect to the Owner, the Property and other guests and their property. You are responsible for informing the Owner of any losses or damage to the property as soon as possible. Please note that you will be liable to pay the Owner for any losses or damage to the property caused by you or a member of your party (except reasonable wear and tear). Some Owners will also require damage deposits. You must also leave the property by the check-out time specified on your booking. If any guest behaves inappropriately or improperly (of which the Owner will be the final judge on their Property), or illegally, the Owner reserves the right to ask the guest and their party (at their discretion) to leave the Property before the end of the holiday period and/or refuse any future bookings from you.  Any refund for so doing will be at the entire discretion of the Owner. In addition, the Owner reserves the right to sue the guest for any loss, damage or injury caused to the Owner, the Property or to other guests and/or their property. As agent, we will have no liability to you in these circumstances. 

 

16. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions have been drafted in accordance with and are governed by English law and the courts of England and Wales have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any and all disputes arising out of these Agency Terms & Conditions.

 

17. Discrepancies

In case of a discrepancy between these Agency Terms & Conditions and any other Canopy & Stars literature, these Agency Terms & Conditions shall prevail.

 

18. Validity clause

In the event that a court finds that a condition in these Agency Terms & Conditions is illegal or void, the illegal or void provision will be severed from the remainder of the Agency Terms & Conditions, which will continue to be valid and have full force and effect.