HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Avola also enquired about villas in Cefalu, villas in Augusta and villas in Syracuse

Make a holiday apartment in Avola your home away from home

HomeAway has a choice of apartments and holiday homes in Avola for you to browse. The town is right next to the Ionian Coast, with its rocky coves and gorgeous golden sandy beaches. History abounds here, with stunning baroque cities and ancient ruins very close. Avola holiday homes are contemporary buildings, laid out with family getaways in mind, offering gardens and shaded terraces, as well as spacious living areas. Sicily’s hot climate means that many Avola holiday apartments feature the comfort of air-conditioning, while outdoor barbecues are a welcome extra on those warm summer evenings.

Things to do

-Local history. Noto is mere minutes from Avola, and is held as one of the most beautiful towns on the island. It’s filled with splendid baroque architecture from the 1700s, earning UNESCO status, as well as the popular billing, “Garden of Stone”. There’s a host of ornate churches, a cathedral and a small collection of municipal buildings, all in the baroque style.

-Beaches. Avola sits next to a gorgeous stretch of coastline, with long sandy beaches bookended by interesting rock formations and craggy coves. The Avola waterfront has a fine sandy beach, and there are many more to discover a short drive away. Just up from the town is Capo Negro, with a natural arch, and beyond that is the sweeping, shallow bay at Gelsomineto.

-Cuisine. The local food is exquisite and has strong links with the sea. Lobster, anchovies, swordfish and tuna are among the main ingredients of both starters and main courses, while a regional speciality is a fish and onion soup cooked in the Syracuse style, involving squid, clams and mussels in a garlic, wine and tomato broth. Almonds are also produced in the farmland around Avola, and are mainly used as a filling in various pastries.

-Syracuse. Syracuse is an exciting city, where ancient architecture is part of everyday life. It was vital to the ancient Greeks, and is another UNESCO site. Hellenistic buildings to visit include the Temple of Apollo and the impressive Theatre, which has 67 rows. Syracuse’s old town is also lovely, and sits on Ortygia Island, connected to the mainland by bridges.

-Nature. Head inland and you’ll come to Sicily’s answer to the Grand Canyon. In the valley of the river Cassibile there’s a gorge that reaches depths of 250 metres within the Natural Reserve of the Cava Grande del Cassibile. It’s surrounded by fragrant pine forest and is a great place for a swim or for sunbathing on the warm rocks around the water basin.

Weather in Avola

Avola holiday apartments are in one of the warmest parts of Sicily, known already for its hot weather. The climate here is Mediterranean, with long summers bringing beach weather from late-April through to late-October. Mid-summer sees highs that soar above 30 degrees, and consistent rainfall is unheard of at this time of year. Spring and autumn conditions are moderate, with some warm days. Winters are mild and bring more rain than any other season, with January getting highs in the mid-teens and about eight rainy days each year.

Travel to Avola

Catania Fontanarossa (CTA) is around 70 kilometres north of the town of Avola. It’s a mid-sized airport with mostly seasonal connections with the UK via budget airlines. It’s a simple drive to Avola, along the A18 autostrada, which runs parallel to the coast. If you’re using public transport then there are bus services from Catania to Avola. For a quicker journey you could also take the train from Catania to Syracuse on the Messina-Siracusa line, and then catch a taxi or bus to your holiday destination.

Cancel Clear Filters Apply Filters
More Filters

Price Per Night

£ £

Bedrooms

Bathrooms

Payment Options

Popular Searches

Facilities

Location Type

Local Area

Property Details

Clear Filters
Use filters to narrow your search results!
Favorite
    Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
    Excellent! 4.7/5
    (6 reviews)
    avg/night
    Villa #6883080
    6
    Favorite
      Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
      Exceptional! 5/5
      (5 reviews)
      avg/night
      Villa #6014475
      5
      Favorite
        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
        Exceptional! 5/5
        (6 reviews)
        avg/night
        Villa #8195104
        6
        Favorite
          Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.9/5
          (10 reviews)
          avg/night
          House #6137272
          10
          Favorite
            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
            avg/night
            Corporate Apartment #6970365
            1
            Favorite
              Wonderful! 4.9/5
              (12 reviews)
              avg/night
              Studio #6341016
              12
              Favorite
                Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                (30 reviews)
                avg/night
                Villa #6211487
                30
                Favorite
                  avg/night
                  Villa #6670390
                  4
                  Favorite
                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                    (6 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    Villa #8159523
                    6
                    Favorite
                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                      avg/night
                      Villa #6815295
                      2
                      Favorite
                        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                        (7 reviews)
                        avg/night
                        Villa #6607544
                        7
                        Favorite
                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (48 reviews)
                          avg/night
                          Farmhouse #3470912
                          48
                          Favorite
                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                            (7 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            Apartment #6521463
                            7
                            Favorite
                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (30 reviews)
                              avg/night
                              Villa #6338405
                              30
                              Favorite
                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                (6 reviews)
                                avg/night
                                Chateau / Country House #1597361
                                6
                                Favorite
                                  Excellent! 4.3/5
                                  (16 reviews)
                                  avg/night
                                  House #6374261
                                  16
                                  Favorite
                                    Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                    (17 reviews)
                                    avg/night
                                    House #6679607
                                    17
                                    Favorite
                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                      (23 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      Farmhouse #4214112
                                      23
                                      Favorite
                                        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                        (8 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        House #6860006
                                        8
                                        Favorite
                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                          (20 reviews)
                                          avg/night
                                          Villa #6038450
                                          20
                                          Favorite
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (76 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            Villa #6198240
                                            76
                                            Favorite
                                              avg/night
                                              House #2363868
                                              Favorite
                                                avg/night
                                                House #2634111
                                                Favorite
                                                  avg/night
                                                  House #8452451
                                                  Favorite
                                                    avg/night
                                                    Villa #6015248
                                                    2
                                                    Favorite
                                                      avg/night
                                                      Villa #8330795
                                                      1
                                                      Favorite
                                                        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        avg/night
                                                        House #6894415
                                                        4
                                                        Favorite
                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                          (11 reviews)
                                                          avg/night
                                                          Apartment #6584342
                                                          11
                                                          Favorite
                                                            avg/night
                                                            House #2246464
                                                            Favorite
                                                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (35 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              House #6428712
                                                              35
                                                              Favorite
                                                                avg/night
                                                                Apartment #8446121
                                                                Favorite
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  Apartment #1814461
                                                                  Favorite
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    Apartment #6852289
                                                                    Favorite
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      Bed And Breakfast #8380504
                                                                      Favorite
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        Bed And Breakfast #8380498
                                                                        Favorite
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          Bed And Breakfast #8401137
                                                                          Favorite
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            Bed And Breakfast #8407796
                                                                            Favorite
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              Apartment #8407830
                                                                              Favorite
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                Apartment #8407828
                                                                                Favorite
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  Apartment #8414480
                                                                                  Favorite
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    Apartment #8470276
                                                                                    Favorite
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      Apartment #1497179a
                                                                                      Favorite
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        Apartment #2492635
                                                                                        Favorite
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          House #8347980
                                                                                          Favorite
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            Apartment #2658589
                                                                                            Favorite
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              Villa #6829174
                                                                                              Favorite
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                (26 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                Apartment #6205717
                                                                                                26
                                                                                                Favorite
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                  (12 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  House #1655566
                                                                                                  12
                                                                                                  Favorite
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    Apartment #6728930
                                                                                                    3
                                                                                                    Favorite
                                                                                                      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      Villa #1633540
                                                                                                      4

                                                                                                      Avola Holiday Apartments & Villas (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Design villa in stunning location

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      A very modern villa with 360 views over Noto, the coast and the countryside. Lovely pool and the trampoline kept our toddlers entertained. Lots of design features, lovely airy main area. Kitchen is functional and well equipped, outside dining area wonderful. The feature staircase to the roof terrace and master bedroom was not easy to use for any of us. The lack of a toilet in the master bedroom ensuite facility is odd, as are the transparent ensuite bathroom walls. We loved our stay though, and would probably return, just have our doubts about design which is more form over function. Tina the housekeeper speaks perfect English and was a great help when a storm affected the water supply.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Nov 23, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2017

                                                                                                      A perfect place to stay

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a wonderful week staying here. The villa is very well equiped and comfortable. The high point for us was the terrace and swimming pool. It was such a treat to sit out on the terrace with the beautiful view surrounded by the lovely garden. We always looked forward to coming back to it after a trip out It is a great area to stay in with so much to do. Favourite things for us were the Cavagrande, Ragusa, Syracuse, Mount Etna and a boat trip from Marzamemi This is one of the nicest places we have ever stayed!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2017