One of the reasons Hotel Murmann is such a popular and sought-after destination is its unique and privileged location.
It is the only hotel in the whole of Maratea located in the heart of a village that is inhabited all year round, including the off season. A range of high fashion and more affordable shops, a pharmacy, a newsagents, a supermarket, 5 restaurants, two bars, a bakery, a church with Sunday service and much more besides are all on the hotel’s doorstop and easily reachable on foot.
Just 350 metres down the road, the sea is also within easy walking distance. Walking 1.3 km in the other direction will take you to Maratea harbour, a hive of activity during the day and the beating heart of the Pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea by night.
The train station is just 1.3 km away.
How to Reach Maratea
Take the autostrada del Mediterraneo (formerly the A3 Salerno-Reggio Calabria); take the Lagonegro Nord exit; continue on the SS585 until the Maratea Sud exit; at Castrocucco take the SS18; drive to Fiumicello Santa Venere and follow the Via Fiumicello. If you are using a satnav, enter Via Fiumicello, 2 or Via Santa Venere, 8.
From Puglia (Apulia):
From Taranto, take the Strada Statale Ionica (Ionica motorway) to Policoro, then take the Strada Statale Sinnica (Sinnica motorway) to Lauria. From Lauria, follow signs for Maratea.
Maratea train station is on the Rome-Naples-Reggio Calabria line. Transfers to and from the train station are free.
Many trains stop at Maratea, with additional FRECCIAROSSA (RED ARROW) trains during the summer.
The closest high-speed rail station is Sapri (about 15 minutes away).
For timetables and further information, please go to www.trenitalia.com.
Metrò del mare offers a hydrofoil service from the port of Naples – Beverello to the neighbouring city of Sapri. Please visit www.alicost.it for further details.
From Sapri, Maratea can be reached by bus, train or taxi.
The geographical coordinates of Maratea harbour are:
39°59’16″ N – 15°42’59″ E
It is located in sector E of the Southern Tyrrhenian Sea.
The various nautical chart references place it as follows:
On the maps of the Hydrographic Institute of the Italian Navy at no. 915, 11;
in the Portolano del Mediterraneo on page 180, table 1 B;
in the Elenco dei Fari (Lighthouse List) on page 126.