Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Acireale

The area's monuments and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Acireale. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the seaside, parks and gardens. Cathedral of Acireale and Norman Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Acireale

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Acireale has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Butterfly House (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Gioeni Park (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Adventure Park Etna (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Fish Market (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Etna Cable Car (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Monte Nero Zappini Nature Trail (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Acireale

Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and beautiful gardens, which is just a taste of what Acireale has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Acireale. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lido Mazzaro (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Timpa Natural Reserve (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Lachea Island (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Cyclops Beach (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Lungomare di Ognina (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Gioeni Park (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Acireale

The nearest airport is in Catania (CTA-Fontanarossa), located 11.3 mi (18.1 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Acireale Station or Guardia Mangano Santa Venerina Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Acireale?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,838 holiday lettings around Acireale. From 271 villas to 804 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Acireale?

Perhaps it's the glorious ocean vistas, or maybe it's the opportunity to simply chill out from sunup to sundown. There's just something about a beach getaway that appeals to one and all. HomeAway has 710 beachside holiday rentals. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Luckily, HomeAway has a bunch more options, including:

  • 563 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 508 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 474 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Acireale?

If you're keen for some space to spread your things out, kick back and maybe even cook up a storm, you're going to love climbing the stairs up to your very own apartment. You can choose from 1,212 different options with the help of HomeAway. How does £21 per night sound? That's what you're looking at paying if you don't leave it too long! Or maybe you'd rather go for one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • House: 793 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £17 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 396 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £24 per night.
  • Villa: 361 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £22 per night.

Can I stay in Acireale in a large group?

It can be tough finding the time to meet up with your nearest and dearest. A holiday is the perfect way to be reunited. If you were hoping to stay under the same roof, HomeAway has places to suit. Apartment holiday rentals are the most popular choice here for big groups of guests. Our extensive database presently has 198 available. If you're travelling in a big group, the rental properties that can cater to you include:

  • On the hunt for properties that can house 6 of you? We have 1,308 that will be suitable. Prices start from £22 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your group, you'll be happy to discover that there are 1,083 rental accommodation suitable. The starting price is £21 per night.
  • Seeking rentals to suit 8 people? You'll be glad to know we have 432 that will fit the bill. You can bag one from just £22 a night.

You and all your buddies will be in good hands when you arrange your Acireale travels with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Acireale?

Pint-sized hotel rooms are no place to spend your precious holiday moments! Uncover our affordable holiday rentals today and make sure everybody in your group has enough room to spread out. Santa Maria La Scala is a fantastic area to have a look at if you want to keep your budget under control. HomeAway has 64 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very agreeable £71 per night. Another 25 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around Contrada Pantano d'Arci. With an average price of £78 per night, you're sure to grab a deal worth bragging about.

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