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by Jesse Andrews

Siracusa -Harbour - Jesse Andrews

Bookings: IV Travel


Hotel - 4 star

Hotel Baglio della Luna - has one of the best locations for a 4-star hotel at Agrigento. It is the ideal starting point to visit Agrigento or Valley of the Temples and to spend marvelous days at the beach. The 23 rooms and the suites are elegant and decorated with classical taste.
Hotel - 4 star

Hotel Villa Athena - with a fabulous location and a charming atmosphere offers guests a comfortable stay in Agrigento.  Some rooms enjoy a panoramic view over the nearby  Valley of Temples, one of Sicily's preeiminent Greek ruins.
B&B; Bed and Breakfast

Foto 4 di Bed & Breakfast - Camere A Sud

B&B Camere A Sud - This small, highly recommended bed and breakfast consists of a charming apartment recently remodeled and refurnished. It is located in a quiet lane behind a picturesque little square in the historical center of Agrigento.


Villas for rent - from USD $1720/week - 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4

Villa Baia dei Sospri - a modern-style family home located in the midst of countryside, surrounded by olive groves and rolling Sicilian hills. It has lots of clean lines, cool airy spaces, and, despite its proximity to the sea, an above-ground swimming pool.


Villas for rent - from USD $1540/week - 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4

Villa dei Gerani - Next door to Villa Lilli, but quite distinct and fenced off from it, is this colourfully rustic cottage. Always forming part of the 4 star La Perciata country estate and agriturismo, Cottage Geraniís shining glory has to be its magnificent covered terrace.
Villas for rent - from USD $1540/week - 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4

Villa Lilli - on an Agriturismo near Cassibile this villa is a separate enclosed entity, is this detached single-floor villa, on the one hand completely private, on the other benefiting from the use of the estateís restaurant, tennis courts and pool.
Villas for rent - from USD $1780/week - 4 bedrooms, sleeps 6
Villa Fanusa - No more than 20 meters away from the sea, follow a short path through a stand of bamboo. A balcony runs along the first floor so that the sea may best be viewed at any time of the day or night, and much the same goes for the terrace beneath.


Hotel - 3 star

Grand Hotel Sicilia - the hotel lies in the heart of Enna's commercial and historical centre and is a great place to settle in for an exploration of this fascinating city. All rooms are well-appointed with all the amenities guests require for a comfortable stay.

Eraclea Minoa

Villas for rent - from USD $2110/week - 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4

Villa Eraclea - For a large family, or group of friends, or even two smaller families holidaying together, this is an ideally-sized house with an array of bedroom types.  A golden ten-km long sandy beach, is just 800 meters from the house.

Fontane Bianche (south of Siracusa)

Villas for rent - 3 bedrooms, sleeps 4

Casa Martina - A cosy seaside house just right for a family seaside holiday. Modern in style, yet very comfortable, itís a house designed for spending time in, its sunny outdoor areas - a raised covered terrace skirts two sides of it - enticing guests to languish and dine al fresco.


Hotel - 4 star
Hotel Medusa -situated in a unique and magic atmosphere, between Guitgia Bay and Salina Cove; the vaguely Arabic style building is both refined and elegant, in the typical colours of the Mediterranean. The rooms, with furniture in rattan, are very spacious and well-furnished.


Hotel - 3 star

Masseria degli Ulivi - Immersed in the Iblean countryside, rich with olive and carob trees and Mediterranean plants, the hotel is welcoming structure. Surrounding the courtyard, common areas have been inserted: restaurant, bar-cafŤ, lounge and cantina.

Noto Marina

Hotel - 3 star

Hotel Corte del Sole - Located on the top of a hill, La Corte del Sole offers its guests a wonderful view over the Vendicari Nature Reserve, one of the most beautiful Sicilian reserves, real paradise and haven for many animal species.

Villas for rent - 2 bedrooms, sleeps 6

Casa Antonella - tidy little 2 bedroom house  located in a quiet area of Noto Marina about 300 meters from the water's edge where guests will find one of Sicily's best beaches.  Noto Marina is close to the Baroque city of Noto, and an easy drive to Siracusa.

Piazza Armerina


Agriturismo GigliottoIn this ancient farm from 1200 AD, the owners have restructured the country house to the hospitality of the tourists, with 14 rooms (of which one for handicapped) pleasant furnished with furnitures sicilian, with bath in room, pavements in cooked.

Agriturismo Il Drago - the Agriturismo offers all the modern comforts for a pleasant vacation amidst expanses of olive-groves, vineyards and panoramic  views on the Erei mountains in central Sicily. The farm boasts a small lake where ducks and geese swim.
Bed and Breakfast

La Casa sulla Collina d'Oro - a restored ancient rural house featuring embellishments done in the 19th century using Sicilian materials and styles.  It sits on a belvedere - or outlook - with a wonderful view of Piazza Armerina.  Access to terraces and gardens.


Hotel - 4 star   *converted convent*

Hotel Eramo della Giubiliana - a charming and unique hotel set in a historical convent, just south of Ragusa.  Its white tower stands tall and overlooks the plateau that gently slopes towards the sea and there are miles and miles of coast  as far as the eye can see.
Hotel - 3 star

Hotel Il Birocco - The hotel, located in central Ragusa, was constructed out of a building dating to the end of the eighteenth century which had been in use as a carpenterís workshop and has much of the flavour and feel of traditional Sicilian architecture.
Villa for rent

Villa Adamo - This stylish villa in Marina di Ragusa on Sicily's south coast was can sleep six in comfort.  There are two areas, one with 2 double beds and a kitchen and the other 1 double and kitchen.  It features a great terrace with views.
Villas for rent - 4 bedrooms, sleeps 6

Villa Gattopardo - The illuminated furnished courtyard is enclosed by high walls and accessed via double gates. The swimming pool measures 12m x 6m, and is surrounded by a furnished garden area replete with manicured lawns, exotic plants and trees.
Villas for rent - 4 bedrooms, sleeps 8

Casa Safrala - sitting on the slopes overlooking the sea above Sampieri in Southern Sicily, is a nicely constructed and furnished fully air conditioned villa with 4 en suite bedrooms.  The villa has a wrap around terrace with an incredible sea view.


Hotel - 3 star

Villa Palocla - Just outside the southern Italian town of Sciacca (about 3km), this small hotel is the best place to stay for miles in both directions.  There are just 18 comfortable, well-furnished rooms. Guests can enjoy an outdoor pool, then dinner in the hotel's restaurant.


Hotel - 3 star

Hotel Al Gabbiano - on the main street of Scoglitti, just a few metres from the town square, banks, post office. The property extends down to the sea shore where guests have continuous access to a large, fully-equipped beach.
Hotel - 2/3 star

Hotel Stella Marina - located in Scoglitti, a small coastal town on the southern coast of Sicily close to the ancient Greek colony of Kamarina founded in 589 B.C.  The hotel sits at a short distance from the seaside, has a pool and othe sports facilities including a lido.


Hotel - 4 star

Grand Hotel Selinunte - located at a stone's throw from the natural reserve of the mouth of the Belice river near the archaeological area of Selinunte that date to the 7th century B.C.  Guests will enjoy a great view of the sandy dunes at Marinella di Selinunte.
Hotel - 4 star

Hotel Alceste - The Hotel Alceste is located just 300 metres from the seafront and 400 metres from the town centre. The historic town of Mazara del Vallo is just 35 km from the hotel. Modern design, good restaurant, close to the Archaeological park.
Hotel - 4 star

Hotel Garzia - Overlooking the sea and located just a few steps from the sandy beach and the historical centre of Selinunte, this 3-star hotel offers warm hospitality throughout the year.  Guests have access to the hotel's private beach.  The ruins are nearby.


Hotel - 4 star

Grant Hotel Ortigia - Located on Isola di Ortygia, the ancient center of Siracusa, this hotel has just a few rooms and suites, all of them comfortably appointed, with all the usual amenities.  Guests are within a stones throw of the marina,
Hotel - 4 star

Grand Hotel Villa Politi - situated in the centre of Siracusa. The hotel features 100 spacious and finely furnished bedrooms: every detail has been carefully studied to offer sophisticated accommodation.  A beautiful pool and terraces await guests.
Hotel - 4 star

Hotel Lady Lusya - The property is a 18th century Villa, elegantly furnished within a refined and comfortable environment, and offers all the modern comforts: bar, restaurant, outdoor pool, sun terrace, children's play area and a beautiful garden.
Hotel - 3 star

Hotel Gutowski - a small hotel consisting of 25 rooms divided in two old buildings previously used by fishermen and craftsmen, now restored in a contemporary style, respectful of the tradition.  The hotel is located in the the historical center.
Hotel - 3 star

Hotel Mediterraneo - a charming property in Syracuse, situated in a quiet and peaceful area of the centre just a few steps from the ancient island of Ortigia.  Great value for people wanting to stay in the historical center of this ancient Greek city.
B&Bs and Villas for Rent
B&B Dei Baroni  - Right is the heart of Ortygia, the Greek Island which is ancient Siracusa is this recently refurbished palace.  With beautiful views of the ever changing sea, it is one of Siracusa's best deals, with rooms from 40 Euros (without sea view) a night
Hotel - 3 star - Residence hotel

Residence Arte Mare - boasts a convenient location in the splendid Italian city of Syracuse, Sicily, only 150 metres from the sea and within walking distance of Ortigia Island, the city's fascinating historic centre. Has B&B rooms and self-catering apartments.
Hotel - 3 star - Residence hotel - Apartments

Hotel Alla Giudecca - located in the heart of the historical centre of Siracusa (Island of Ortigia) within a medieval structure, the ancient palace is composed of 26 air-conditioned suites and apartments only few meters from the sea.
Villa for rent

Villa Sylvia - this charming villa sleeps from 2 to 7 people.  About 2 km from the beaches in a beautiful natural setting, with views to Isola Ortigia, it is a perfect place from which to explore Syracusa and southern Sicily.  Rent the villa for a week or longer.
Villa for rent - Floridia

Cuore di Palme - This air conditioned farm apartment is one of 3 located about 1 kilometer from the centre of the Sicilian town of Floridia and about 10 kilometers from Syracuse.  The farm is a calm oasis  surrounded by citrus plantations.

Trilo Apartment
2 bedrooms, sleeps 4

Bilo Apartment

2 bedrooms, sleeps 4

Mono Apartment
Studio - sleeps 2

Villa for rent - 4 bedrooms, sleeps 8

Villa Clare - This is a wonderfully located villa in Fontane Bianche, offering both beach and pool access.  Other particularity of this villa is an outdoor kitchen where you can cook accompanied by the music of the waves of the nearby sea.
Villa for rent - 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4-6

Villa Conchiglia - There are 2 double bedrooms,  There is one bathroom with a shower. The parking is external to the structure but in besides the entrance gate of the property. Right on the sandy beaches of Portapalo.
Villa for rent - 4 bedrooms, sleeps 8

Villa Gigi - furnished in a beautiful modern style and can give accommodation to 8/10 people. Composition: 1 double bedroom, 1 double bedroom with an extra single bed, another double bedroom with an extra single bed, 2 bathrooms.
Villa for rent - 4 bedrooms, sleeps 8

Villa Livia - This is a wonderful, large villa located on the sandy beaches of Avola near Fontane Bianche in southern Sicily.  It is very pleasant at the sunset to be under the veranda with the charming sight of the sea and the islands off the coast.
Villa for rent - 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6

Villa Olaf - furnished with agreeable taste, it is set in the marine zone of Ognina,  a short distance from Fontane Bianche, a few steps from the beach.  The villa also has a  swimming pool. The Villa Olaf has a shaded veranda to enjoy meals in the open air.
Villa for rent - 4 bedrooms, sleeps 7

Villa Vica - Itís a private and independent structure to exclusive use of its guests; it has a beautiful garden very well kept with lawn, several flowers plants, miscellaneous kinds of palms, all makes a frame the house.  The main house and a cottage sleep up to 7.



Locanda Cos - this is one of the most beautiful rural buildings in the southern part of Sicily.  Built in the 19th century, the central palace and the wine-cellar project out of an internal courtyard in the ancient tradition of Arabic architecture, common to Sicily.