|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
La Villa is the kind of place everyone dreams of for a journey to Sicily. The luxurious house, is located in the middle of an unspoiled area of 10 hectares.
La Villa offers private garden and verandas, private swimming pool and terraces all for the comfort of our guests. La Villa is a perfect place for you to relax in idyllic surroundings while a mere 4 minutes drive away from the sea, the beaches and all
that Giardini Naxos and nearby Taormina has to offer visitors of all ages.
Our Certified Organic garden is all around the Villa with natural herbs and trees, like lemons, bitter orange, mulberry trees, fig trees, almonds and a monumental agave.
The unique pool borders a grotto of lava-stone sourced from an eruption of Mt.Etna in 1000 B.C. It is surrounded by a characteristic prickly pear hedge, and offers a large solarium with pool beds and chairs. Our guests are welcome to pick and sample fruit straight from the trees in our orchard, visit the vegetable and herb garden where the fragrance of fresh mint and basil fills the air. These are some of the myriad memorable moments that make a stay at La Villa a magical experience.
You won't want to return home!
La Villa is has two floors with 440 sq. m. inside and over 4000 sq. m. outside. Next to the pool the you will be able to enjoy the patio of La Torretta (The Turret) entirely made of local stone and totally immersed in greenery.
La Villa faces the sun all the morning and afternoon. From the rooms and the verandas you can see the garden, the countryside and a spectacular sunset behind Etna.
La Villa offers sleeping accommodations for up to 12 people in 4 double bedrooms, and 1 single bedroom. On request 3 additional beds are also available. One double room is on the ground floor (Palm room) and three are on the first floor.
You will spend unforgettable moments with your family and friends, comfortably sitting in the lounge or in the swimming pool patio, enjoying delicious Sicilian food and wine.
All our rooms are a perfectly balanced harmony of antique and modern furniture with refined details and equipped with all comforts and overlook the beautiful garden with palm trees of the Mediterranean, tropical and rare plants and a beautiful rose garden, from which you can view the majestic Mount Etna.
Guests have two kitchens, one inside on the ground floor for autumn/winter use and one outside in the swimming pool area.
Our location offers absolute peace and quiet where the silence is broken only by the chirping of cicadas and the birds singing.
Palm Room a uniquely furnished ground floor room features a queen size bed with en-suite bathroom with shower. This room, which can accommodate up to 2 guests has adjustable air-conditioning, maxi-screen satellite Tv and WiFi. Surrounded by greenery, the patio overlooks the swimming pool. Private entrance.
Next to Palm room a study-entrance is furnished with period furniture.
The indoor kitchen is fully equipped (oven, filtered water, oven, dishwasher, fireplace, fridge) is located adjacent to the living room. The kitchen has room for lunch with tables for 6 people, as well as a sitting room with TV, sofas and fireplace. The spacious lounge, connected to the inside kitchen by sliding panels, features a formal dining table for 12 people, sofas, seats and game table. Also on there is a bath with shower and services and the laundry.
Corinthia Suite has two comfortable rooms, with modern furnishings and can accommodate a maximum of 5 guests. The double room has a queen size bed and a single bed that can be converted to a queen bed. Adjustable air-conditioning, Satellite TV, Wifi, terrace with table and chairs. The single room has adjustable air-conditioning and a terrace with a spectacular view of Mt. Etna. Both rooms share a spacious bathroom with hydro massage tub, shower, double wash-basin. In the small private sitting- room there is sofa bed which opens into a double bed.
Marilyn Suite has a king size bed and can accommodate up to 3 guests. Furnished with antiques it is equipped with adjustable air-conditioning, TV-sat and WiFi.. The en-suite bathroom has shower with massage jets.
Rooms that have space for an extra bed on request are marked with an asterisk *.
* Corinthia Suite has two comfortable rooms, with modern furnishings and can accommodate a maximum of 5 guests. The double room has a queen size bed and a single bed that can be converted to a queen bed. Adjustable air-conditioning, TV-sat, terrace with table and chairs. The single room has adjustable air-conditioning and a terrace with a spectacular view of Mt. Etna. Both rooms share a spacious bathroom with hydro massage tub, shower, double wash-basin. In the small private sitting- room there is sofa bed which opens into a double bed.
*Marilyn Suite has a queen size bed and can accommodate up to 3 guests.
Furnished with antiques it is equipped with adjustable air-conditioning, satellite TV and WiFi.. The en-suite bathroom has shower with massage jets.
Palm Room a uniquely furnished ground floor room features a queen size bed with en-suite bathroom with shower. This room, which can accommodate up to 2 guests has adjustable air-conditioning, maxi-screen satellite TV and WiFi. Surrounded by greenery, the patio overlooks the swimming pool. Private entrance.
Adjacent to the pool located in La Torretta (The Turret) made in local stone, you will find The Nest. A cosy room on two levels with a sitting area below and above a loft with a queen size bed. This romantic Suite has all the comforts for two, adjustable air-conditioning, satellite TV, WiFi, a bathroom with shower, private entrance and a spacious covered patio.
The Pool and La Torretta
For those who love the smells and sounds of Nature you can relax on the patio and enjoy a magnificent sunset. The pool is totally immersed in greenery and is accented by a grotto formed by a large volcanic bolder from an eruption dating back to 1000 B.C. The swimming pool area is totally equipped with showers, sunbeds, patio with tables and chairs, wooden swing, herbal garden, and hammocks.
Adjacent to the pool and built in local stone, La Torretta (The Turret) has a spacious covered patio. The large covered veranda offers a big area directly on the garden for nice open air evenings or summer dinners. The outside kitchen in masonry, is completely equipped with oven, dishwasher, double refrigerators, BBQ and herbal garden. The covered patio next to the kitchen is totally surrounded by the garden and and has a big table in marble for 12 people and 3 small tables in wrought iron.
Please read carefully:
La Villa there are some pets: one cat (Campanellino) and two dogs (Orsetto e Billy). They are free and very friendly with our guests. Also there are 5 geese, chickens and 5 hourses. The geese are recovered in a closed space. The chickens are normally free for a couples of hours per day and the hourses are free in the farm but not inside La Villa untill 5 pm, after they are recovered in the stalls.
It means that my mum, the owner, will have to enter at La Villa from 5 to 6 pm or 6:30 pm to feed all the animals.
Moreover close to the henhouse there is a organic vegetable gardens and everyday Alberto, our helper, is at La Villa to water the veg garden.
My brother, Andrea, who lives in a house in the farm, is a musician and has his drummer in the garage close to La Villa. If he has concert during your stay he might came with a blue car to pick and drop the drummer.
La Villa is a very quite e safe place. All the people who stay and work in the farm are part of our family and they will do the best to respect your stay to our place.
The quiet of the place, the discreet elegance of La Villa with every comfort, is also in the vicinity of the town and the beach, but also a perfect position to visit eastern-south Sicily, make the villa an ideal place for a journey in Sicily.
There are various places of interest within easy reach by car, taxi or scooter.
5 min to Giardini Naxos seafront from where you can have a swim, or admire the splendid view across the bay while enjoying excellent seafood in one of the many restaurants.
10 minute drive to Taormina. Visit the Greek theatre, the Naumachie, the communal gardens (villa) and admire the breathtaking view from Piazza IX Aprile. Stroll along the fashionable Corso Umberto. Stop to sip an aperitif at one of the local bars or restaurants to be discovered if you wander up or down the steps of the narrow side-streets.
After dinner the evening continues at Taormina's renowned night-clubs.
10 minute drive to Letojanni. Walk along the sea front and sample excellent ice cream and delicious flavored ices (granita)
10 mininute drive to Isola Bella, “Pearl of the Mediterranean”, a tiny island situated between the bay of Mazzarò and Cape Taormina. It's connected to the shore by a tongue of land which disappears at high-tide.
20 minnute drive up to Castelmola, the medieval town above Taormina, where you can sample its famous almond wine.
20 minute drive to the Gole dell' Alcantara. A spectacular destination for nature-lovers. Over the course of thousands of years the Alcantara river has eroded the ancient lava-flows, which once dominated the area, forming deep ravines and gorges. You can wade along the crystal-clear river for about 200 m; gazing up at the walls of the gorges, 25 m. high in places.
Within an hour's drive you can find: The Godfather towns of Savoca and Forza d'Agro, Baroque Acireale, Mt. Etna peaks, Vineyards and tasting rooms, Messina with its famous clock, and Catania with its busy markets and beautiful cathedrals.
In two hours you can reach: Syracuse with its Greek theater and the Island of Ortega, the amazing mosaics of Piazza Amerina a UNESCO world heritage site, the old fishing village of Cefalu with its cathedral decorated with intricate mosaics, the town which produces the most ceramics in Sicily, Caltagirone, or take a ferry and visit the Aeolian islands.
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£1,000|
|Stay tax||£1 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 14 years.|
Rentals during the medium and high season are from Saturday to Saturday, or by arrangement.
The price includes: Local assistance H/24; Electricity up to 300 kwatt per week. Consumption of electricity greater than 350 kw. € 0.50 Kw. per hour; Water and gas; Bathroom towels and linen; Pool towels; Wi Fi;
* Approximate monthly price. Actual pricing will depend on the days of the month you stay.