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Independent VILLA, with private big Garden and the beach just in front with a spectacular view on the ETNA

Bedrooms 5
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Direct access to the beach in front. 5 Bedrooms, 2 kitchen, Big spacious Garden.

Villa recently restored, spirited style and cozy inside, with a touch of typical Sicilian in the garden and in the House of wood outside. Rooms of large proportions, bright, with high ceilings. The ground floor consists of:

- two access doors to the villa and two leading to the garden,

- 3 bedrooms (2 double and 1 for 4 guests),

- living room with Led TV and a double sofa bed (that can be used as a bed eventually because it is very comfortable)

- complete bathroom with shower.

In the garden, a delightful wooden lodge with full kitchen and dining room, welcomes further the large garden of the villa complete with barbecue area, pergola with outdoor table, chairs, swimming pool, lounger, deckchairs and hammocks.

The first floor consists of:

- large fully equipped kitchen with dining area

- 1 bedroom with 2 double beds and 1 single bed with private little balcony overlooking Mount Etna.

- 1 complete bathroom with shower

- Large panoramic terrace with a spectacular view on the Mount Etna and the sea. The terrace is also equipped with outdoor furniture.

Convenient location for travelling along the Ionian coast with the most beautiful cities and towns, mountain and sea, no more than 30 min dfriving to all destinations. Etna is just behind you; the garden or from the panoramic terrace you can admire its beauty and if you are lucky, even some lava.

Pebble Beach is a few meters from the villa, with direct access across the road (less then 20 mt). During the summer, we will be glad to offer you for the duration of your stay * entry + umbrella + beds * at Lido luna Rossa'bathhouse located within walking distance, where you can access all services.

Villa Luna Rossa relies on the territorial tourist service "SunTripSicily". Local assistance for our guests is constantly and discreetly guaranteed 24/24 h from the moment of booking until departure. The services are handled with care and professionalism by our team. We know our guests upon check-in, ready to provide useful information and to meet immediate needs, and we will be present at check-out to ensure the success of your stay.

Enjoy Sicily with us, what are you waiting for? :)

More Details

Property Manager
Giovanni E.
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 December, 2017

About Giovanni E.

Hi there :) I'm Giovanni Emmanuele from Sicily,I'm a student of Economy at the University of Catania and I'm really interested in Business Management and Tourism. I really love my 'Island' and I think that you, reader, will love it too :). Weather here is fantastic, not too cold in winter neither too hot in summer (just perfect). We have the beach 10 minutes faraway (from were I live) and the Mt.Etna (were you can also ski in winter) 30 minutes away by car.I love to travel and I've been traveling 'enough' to understand how things works abroad. I also love to learn new things and I'm curious of everything around me. this is why I'm trying to run my own business here in Sicily, land of the sun, beaches and mountains, and also work with tourism. I will do everything is possible to make your stay here in Sicily, unique and adorable and hope to see here in my houses.


Giovanni E. purchased this villa in 2011

Why Giovanni E. chose Mascali

The Villa is in a good position, just in front of the beach and within a few kilometers from the most beautiful places in the east coast of Sicily. From Fondachello (in the town of Mascali) you can easily get to GIARDINI NAXOS and TAORMINA in less then 15/20min by Car. Catania is reachable in 30min. You can be in the park of Mt.Etna in 20min (starting from the house that is on the beach and the thing that you can have both beach and mountain is such small time is awesome). The Villa is also completely independent and our guests always loved it. We start in 2012 renting our Villa trying with a few weeks but then we saw how guests were enthusiastic about the area and the Villa that we choose to rent it during the whole year and also rent some other exclusive property that belong to us.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Mascali in Province of Catania

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm System
  • Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 15 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • BATHROOM 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    OUTDOOR SHOWER - Shower Enclosure
    BATHROOM 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Bathrooms are elegantly furnished, recently refurbished. Phon included
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - double bunk bed - 2 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - first floor - 2 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Living room with double sofa bed - ground floor - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Spacious and bright bedrooms, elegantly furnished, equipped with comfortable and spacious closets and drawers. Each bedrooms has new Air-conditioning (A+, Panasonic 9000).
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Courtyard
  • Terrace
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Parasol
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • 4 bicycles
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
- During The summer guests of Villa Luna Rossa will enjoy free access to the bathhouse Lido Luna Rossa, including an umbrella and sun beds for each guests of the house. In the equipped beach you will find a bar serving meal at any time, gastronomy restaurant for lunch also with Pizzeria, solarium, entertainment for adults and children, beach volleyball, table ping pong, games for children, toilets and showers. - Special Service 'home shopping', grocery shopping service of the tastiest Sicilian dishes! - Organization Of wine tours and guided tours of the most beautiful towns in the area (Taormina, Alcantara Gorges, Mount Etna) and tips to reach the Aeolian Islands, Syracuse, west coast - Midweek cleaning and linen change for long stay (after one week) - Late check-in after 10 pm € 50,00


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Independent VILLA, with private big Garden and the beach just in front with a spectacular view on the ETNA
average rating of 4.4545455 based on 12 reviews

Glorious villa with gorgeous garden.

  • 5 of 5

It's very glorious villa for a big company. A lot of nice space inside and outside. The house is equipped with all necessary things.

We were not lucky with the weather and friendly host helped us to find a solution. Thank you Giovanni.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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"Everything was perfect. ...

  • 5 of 5

"Everything was perfect. A gift basket was waiting for us, so lovely! We were 7 adults and we had enough place to live, enough hot water etc... Giovanni is very welcoming and available when it''s needed. We had fun together! I highly recommend."

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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"Staying at Fondachello V...

  • 5 of 5

"Staying at Fondachello Villa was excellent.

We were 4 adults + 1 baby.

The house has many spacious rooms, good kitchen, good shower with hot water, close to the beach with a good view from the balcony.

Everyone had their own space.

Giovanni took care of anything we needed.

They supplied a basket of great fruits, and things they make (tomato sauce, pastries, wine).

We stayed at 3 different locations in Sicily, and this one had the best value for our money.

Highly recommended."

  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: March 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Villa Luna Rossa a Wonderful Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Villa Luna Rossa. Giovanni and his team were very helpful for everything we needed and they ensured we had an amazing stay in Sicily. The villa is minutes away from the beach with access to the Lido Luna Rossa beach resort which was very comfortable/beautiful. The villa is modern with full amenities and has everything you would need for a great beach vacation in Sicily. Also, very quick access to Taormina and Catania. We loved our time here and would definitely go back. Thank-you Giovanni and Team!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Villa correcte et spacieuse, mais quelques défauts

  • 3 of 5

Nous avons passé une semaine à deux familles (3 adultes, 6 enfants) à la villa Luna Rossa. Elle a indéniablement des qualités, mais aussi quelques défauts.

Pour les qualités:

1) Elle est très proche de la plage, il suffit de traverser la route devant la maison, et on a accès à une plage privée et une petite plage publique. La location de la maison donne accès gratuitement à la plage privée (parasol, transat), ce qui est bien pratique. La mer est très belle, c'est une plage de galets agréable. Mais il y a pas mal de monde. Cela dit, l'ambiance est relax et familiale, et c'est sympathique, on nage avec vue sur l'Etna, c'est agréable.

2) La région permet de combiner balades en montagne sur l'Etna et plage, activités de canyoning, et quelques villes agréables, dont Taormina. On ne s'ennuie donc pas en une semaine !

3) La maison possède un jardin assez sympathique, avec de l'herbe, de l'ombre, une piscine hors-sol dont profitent bien les enfants et les plus grands, un barbecue, une table extérieure sous les vignes, une cuisine et frigo extérieurs.

4) la maison est assez spacieuse, avec une belle terrasse sur le toit qui donne vue sur l'Etna et (un peu) sur la mer, mais aussi sur la route.

5) la maison est dans l'ensemble bien équipée.

Concernant les défauts, ou aspects moins agréables:

1) la localisation est assez bruyante. Il y a du trafic sur la route, de la musique dans les bars de la plage, un parking à l'arrière de la maison, etc... on a rarement une nuit tranquille, et le week-end est très bruyant. Difficile de dormir avec les fenêtres ouvertes, et donc il fait chaud (cela dit, il y a la climatisation si nécessaire).

2) Il y a beaucoup de fourmis dans et autour de la maison: dans les chambres, dans le four, dans le hamac,... difficile de profiter pleinement du jardin.

3) La maison est assez humide, et pas très adaptée aux asthmatiques. Le mobilier n'est pas bien entretenu (parasol cassé)

4) Elle est annoncée pour 15 personnes, mais il y a 4 chambres. En réalité, c'est plutôt adapté à 8-10 personnes. La table de la terrasse est adaptée à 6-7 personnes.

5) Bien que plutôt spacieuse, la maison n'est pas très pratique, avec sa cuisine à l'étage.

Dans l'ensemble nous avons passé une semaine agréable, mais pour ce prix, je pense qu'il est possible de trouver une maison mieux entretenue et plus calme. Néanmoins, si le bruit et les fourmis ne vous dérangent pas, et que vous voulez être près de la mer et de l'Etna, c'est une maison sympathique.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cher Bruno, merci pour votre commentaire si détaillé, toutes vos suggestions sont très importantes pour toujours améliorer nos services. Je vais d’abord m’excuser pour le problème des fourmis, qu’on vient de résoudre grâce à une désinsectisation bien soignée. Je suis vraiment désolée que cet inconvénient vous a dans quelque mesure embêté. On a aussi remplacé le parasol cassé sur la terrasse et pour la prochaine saison nous avons prévu des travaux de rénovation de la maison (à juin on a déjà renouvelé tous les deux salles de bains et on a ajouté la piscine) pour rendre le séjour chez nous parfait! Le but de notre équipe est celui de faire toujours mieux! Comme vous avez souligné, la maison et le jardin sont très grands et même si il y a seulement 4 chambres, elles sont très spacieuses pour loger 13-14 personnes en total (dans le séjour il y a aussi un canapé-lit). La proximité à la mer et à la plage privée, où on est heureux d’accueillir gratuitement tous nos hôtes, est sans doute le point fort de la villa, dans une position idéale pour profiter au maximum d’une vacance en Sicile! Cela dit, je vous remercie encore une fois pour avoir choisi notre maison… ce sera un vrai plaisir de vous avoir à nouveau comme nos hôtes ici à Villa Luna Rossa ! :) A presto ! Team SunTripSicily
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Fabulous villa

  • 4 of 5

We had a great week in this fabulous spacious villa, although to be fair we only went indoors to sleep and to fetch something from the fridge! The garden is perfect for outdoor living and we had great weather for it. There is lots of shade under trees and the pergola when it gets too hot and an open lawn area with sun beds for those wanting to scorch. The little swimming pool was very welcome and we used it a lot for cooling off on the hottest days in the garden. We didn't have children with us, but there is a mini playground in the corner of the garden which youngsters will enjoy. There is an outdoor kitchen and a brick barbecue in the garden which we used a couple of evenings, sitting out in shorts and t-shirts till midnight. The views of Etna from the terrace off the kitchen upstairs are simply stunning. Expect some pops and rumbles and you'll find yourself checking her for changes in colour and quantity of smoke all holiday. Keep the air con on indoors all the time, otherwise you will get ants. They were the only irritation, apart from fireworks that seem to go off at all hours for no apparent reason, and the garden backs onto a car park, which occasionally is a bit noisy if you are quietly reading a book in the shade. Giovanni will arrange for taxis or bicycle hire if, like us, you do not want to hire a car. You are within walking distance of several shops and restaurants, particularly to the north. I would also recommend eating at Le Botti in Riposto overlooking the sea. And you must have a trip to the amphitheatre in Taormina, if only for the views of the coastline - you need to climb to the top where a path runs around the building. I would also recommend a 4x4 trip up Etna if you are fit enough for the walking – my daughters/husband really enjoyed this. Giovanni can arrange if you wish. The Lido opposite the house is great if you are into a grid of sunbeds and line dancing in a bikini (can you tell I am not?!). Good fun I'm sure, with the right crowd. One last thing, between the Lidos the Sicilians should be ASHAMED of the rubbish they leave on the beaches.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Catania - Fontanarossa Airport
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Bar L'Orizzonte
Nearest Ferry
80 Kilometres
Milazzo - Eolian Islands
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Il Picciolo Etna Golf Resort & Spa
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Giarre - Riposto
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Ristorante marinaro 'SPINA' - Fondachello
Nearest Ski
25 Kilometres
Linguaglossa - Etna Nord
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Fondachello beach
Car: recommended

From the Airport

Take the ring road and follow signs to the highway/motorway 'autostrada' A18 ME-CT;

Take the highway/motorway 'autostrada' A18 ME-CT to Messina and exit to Fiumefreddo then follow the map to Mascali and then to Fondachello. The road that leads to the villa is one that runs alongside the sea at the number 235.

Villa Luna Rossa 'belongs to the management of circuit holiday house' SunTripSicily '(www.suntripsicily.com). Upon arrival at the time of booking and you will be provided a Detailed Prospectus with the sights nearby and a detailed travel guide of Ionian coast. The partners of 'suntripsicily', will offer a tourist service network up-to-date with which you can visit and discover the most beautiful places of our Sicily in comfort.Our guests also have access to the exclusive service of home shopping, 'home shopping': just tell us what you need and we will be punctual every morning in villa direct from our trusted supermarket.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Mascali, Sicily

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Xmas 2017
16 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £26 per night, per additional guest
8 Jan 2018 - 24 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
Spring #1
25 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
Spring #2
1 May 2018 - 26 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest
Summer #1
27 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest
Summer #2
1 Jul 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest
Hot summer
15 Jul 2018 - 18 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £35 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2018 #3
19 Aug 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £26 per night, per additional guest
Autumn 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning + TOWELS KIT £88.18
Refundable Damage Deposit £88.18
Stay tax £1.76 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

- Refundable Security Deposit € 100,00 by cash during the check-in process.
- Electricity & A/C: 80Kwh/week included. When electricity is consumed responsibly, for example lights and/or AC are turned off when leaving the house, the kWh included in the rental price are typically enough to cover guests' electricity needs.(Extra 0,30€ per Kw/h).
- Bed linen and towels Kit both for bathroom and for swimming pool/sea included.
- On request cleaning service and change of bed linen during the stay € 100,00.
- For stays of more than 7 days, the mid-stay cleaning service is require.

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