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“Exceptionally spacious and relaxing accomodation.”
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2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Ragusa, Province of Ragusa, Sicily

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Alf H
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Exceptionally spacious and relaxing accomodation.”
Reviewed 19 October 2014 for a stay in April 2014

Everything we expected and more.Everything of good quality and a well appreciated complimentary welcome selection of local foods and wine on our arrival. We enjoyed the villa itself and its surroundings - incuding marvellous sunsets over the coast below. Only negative note was neighbourhood dogs barking in the night.

Travelling group: Teenagers
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Stu26Engl...
England
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64 reviews
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“Great villa in a great location, with the perfect hosts!”
Reviewed 14 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

I recently rented this villa and have just returned from my holiday in Sicily. We wanted a villa that had a pool, was in a good location and was a good price and all three of our main requirements were fulfilled.

When we arrived, Elio and Giovanna met us and prepared a wonderful taste of the local food and wine, which we thoroughly enjoyed. They also showed us around the villa and made recommendations on places to visit. During our stay Elio was contactable to recommend good beaches and also to support us with an issue we had with our hire car.

There were 5 adults and the villa was a perfect size, as well as decorated in a wonderful style. The neighbours were friendly and the dogs only barked when a car was pulling into the drive, they did not disturb our sleep one bit. The garden is perfect, with a good size pool and many areas to sit and relax, both in the sun and the shade.

Whilst the area is visited by tourists, this is not at all a touristy area, meaning that prices are good and the people are friendly. The villa is close to Ragusa and also the beaches on the Ragusan coast.

I would recommend this villa to anyone who wants to explore this part of Sicily, as for me the beaches and beach towns are the best on the island, and both Elio and Giovanna are the perfect hosts, being helpful, but not intrusive.

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Liked best: The location was perfect for the beach and the town.
Liked least: It is a little out of the way in terms of going out for a coffee, but I knew that before I booked.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Peter L
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“Perfect place for a couple or a family with kids”
Reviewed 13 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014

A perfect place for a relaxed vacation!
A great house with all facilities in fine condition. We enjoyed so much the very nice patio and the private pool. The grounds even included a lemon tree with ripe lemons for an afternoon Campari.
The hosts Elio and Giovanna are very helpful and keep everything in great condition. We stayed for two weeks and at our arrival they had a complete meal with local specialities and wine set up for us. There are many interesting places and towns to visit in the vicinity and the very nice Marina di Ragusa offers both fine beaches and a fine promenade with great restaurants.

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Liked best: Nice and clean place with privacy and great patio/pool area
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Mickboire
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“a wonderful, intimate stay”
Reviewed 2 November 2013 for a stay in September 2013

We spent a week at the villa at the end of the September. We enjoyed being in the Sicilian countryside, with views of the coast and easy access to Ragusa and beyond to the wonderful baroque villages and towns in the region. The villa has been renovated sympathetically and is simply a pleasant place to sit around and rest in. The area outside is a treasure trove of little alcoves, and places to relax by the pool. We used herbs and fruits from the garden in our cooking. The owners are very accommodating and gave us a special greeting leaving us with local produce to enjoy on our first night. They provided a cot and high chair on request. They live offsite and are not intrusive at all. We travel a lot around the world and research carefully where we stay and we definitely did well in choosing this villa. There are dogs barking in the early evening mostly, buts its fine, and its part of being located in a working rural area.

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Liked best: local/regional aspect and style of the property
Liked least: bedding is fine (really!) - but would prefer more comfy mattress
Travelling group: Young Children
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Reviewed 7 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013

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