Each home is personally inspected by NSTS officials who visit and interview each host family before approval and keep regular contact to ensure you have the best possible stay. The focus is not only on the physical amenities but also on the hosts themselves. Guests are hosted on half-board – meaning breakfast and dinner are provided – with the latter most likely to be a typical Mediterranean-style meal with Italian influence. Families regularly host up to four English learners during peak times and provide shared facilities. Laundry facilities are available upon request.