We started our holiday off with a warm welcome form Carmelina. The traditional Sicilian food laid on for us was amazing and very welcome after the day's traveling.
The villa gave us everything we needed for two small families to have a wonderful and enjoyable holiday. Carmelina's tour is a must and doesn't take long, without it we would not have found the fresh seafood shops and got our whereabouts around town.
It also allowed us to discover the nearby vineyard that produces the 'wine that gives you no headache!'. It is also one euro twenty cents a litre and delicious!
The outdoor kitchen at the villa is amazing and along with the fresh local produce, allowed us to have some memorable evenings, once Salvatore had again kept us in supply of wood.
Carmelina and Salvatore are so friendly and can't do enough for you, Carmelina has a real pride about the villa and Sicily and is always there to help.
This villa lets you experience the real Italy. It is not touristy so google translate or a freshen up on Italian phrases is a must. The local people are very friendly and can't do enough to help you. The nearby supermarkets are well stocked. However there are so many local shops for meat and excellent fresh shellfish. The fruit and veg is also some of the freshest you can get.
The villa is well suited for holidaying with young children. The villa is well secure and the gated pool means not having to worry about the little ones and allowed us to suit back and relax. We holidayed with a 4,3, and 1 year old and never had a problem.
I will definitely return one day!
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We stayed with one other family for a week in June! There were 4 adults and 4 kids under 4...so we needed somewhere kids could have fun and we could chill!!! This villa was perfect for that! Lovely pool (all fenced in), trampoline, sandpit, bikes, scooters, toys, games and a gorgeous apricot/peach/lemon orchard where we picked fresh fruit. We could see the kids at all times and there was lots of space. The villa felt spacious and was well equipped with everything you would need! The only thing i would point out is that the villa itself is a little isolated and the local area is not touristy at all. we could never find anywhere to take the kids for lunch or early dinner and we tried!! However if you are looking for a chilled holiday laying by the pool then this is for you!! The owner even ordered our pizzas for us on a few nights!! Also Nearby scala del turca beach is a must with kids-lots of fun and restaurant on the beach. Overall we had a lovely holiday and the kids really enjoyed it.
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As a big group of people we had a lovely and comfortable stay in this big and beautiful villa. This villa has everything, it felt like a home from home.
Children had a wonderful time and had plenty stuff to do without even searching for the Tv!! They mostly enjoyed swimming pool, the play area & toys that were on offer at the villa.
Carmelina and Salvatore were very kind and helpful. Always at hand if needed.
We visited most places suggested by the owners which we found very interesting and worth while.
Thank you for a lovely stay we had in Sicily!!
We arrived at the beautiful villa to be met and shown around by Carmelina and Salvatore. As it was late they had set out authentic Sicilian food and wine for us which was beautiful and very thoughful. A selection of breakfast food was also available.
The next morning our children went straight out to the pool and didn't want to leave!
Carmelina took me on a very useful tour of the local town and pointed out the best shops and cafe's. Salvatore kept us stocked up with wood for the pizza oven and the lemons from the orchard made beautiful Sicilian lemonade!
The villa was fully equipped with 2 outside dining area. The children loved the pool and toys. Wine from the Morreale vineyard was beautiful and less than a mile away.
We had day trips out to Valley of the Temples,( the museum is amazing), mud vents in Maccalube, Naro and the Turkish Staircase.
We had a great time - 1 week doesn't seem long enough, we didn't want to go home and will definately be back.
Thank you Carmelina and Salvatore for a very memorable holiday.