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Casa Iolanda "the scent of the sea!


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Excellent 5/5 3 reviews

Condo | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The apartment is spacious, consisting of one bedroom with double bed, two rooms with a sofa bed and a single bed, kitchen, internal laundry, two bathrooms, entrance hall, pantry and internal private car parking space. The two balconies, exposed respectively on the tree-lined avenue and the sea and on the inside stand, allow the apartment pleasantly airy; the flat is also served by an efficient air conditioning and autonomous main heating. The accommodation is located on the first floor, with lift, and is in excellent condition, newly renovated (May 2014), is furnished and equipped for up to 7 people. The apartment is equipped with the following accessories: 4 television sets, one with satellite TV and 3 with digital -terrestrial, kitchen with gas hob and electric hob, electric oven, fridge, freeze, blender, washing machine, iron with support, hair dryer and everything you need for a relaxing stay. Linen, towels and utilities included in the price. After an intense day of vacation is pleasant to sleep through the noise of the waves and smell the sea.

Within 50 meters are located: bar-pastry, bakery and pizzeria, tobacconist & newspapers, fruit-vegetable shop and supermarkets. Within 100 meters there are stops of public transport connecting the center and off-center and the terminus of the characteristic Circumetnea the mode, to visit the most picturesque foothill countries. A few steps from the house is the marina, the place of occasional evening events. Restaurants, fish shops, cinemas, pubs, pizzerias, wine bars, cafes, supermarkets, internet-point, banks, post offices and pharmacies are within a few steps from the apartment. The promenade that runs from the marina of Ripon to the port of Torre Archirafi offers a relaxed atmosphere for a walk at seaside and fine restaurants and pubs on stilts for the entire night.

The ability to plan your trip according to your needs; The convenient location,is the hub for connecting the various points of interest in eastern Sicily, allows you to choose between different activities; from walking on the promenade, from excursions to sites of historical interest such as Syracuse, Catania, Agrigento, Taormina, Piazza Armerina, and so on..., from swimming in the sea close to the flat, from skiing in the winter season on the highest volcano in Europe, from simply relaxing in the balcony, from courses diving and sailing in the marina just a few meters from the house.

Turning the corner of the building there is the possibility to rent daily / weekly cars, motorcycles and bicycles; The office also offers a convenient transfer service from / to Catania airport 24 hours 24. Do not miss the interesting but little-known attraction of the place: the Etna tour with the train of circumetnea, through different countries of Etna starting from Riposto and stops in the town of Giarre, Linguaglossa, Randazzo, Bronte, Adrano and Paterno (famous for one of the biggest water park in Italy, "etna Land") and the last stop in the center of Catania.

House rules:

We invite you to treat this apartment as if it were your home according to the rules of common sense and the real needs.

Guests have access to the entire house and parking inside the building.

We are always available to provide information and advice to our guests so that they can get the best of their stay in Sicily.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach A 70 metri da casa
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Fontanarossa di Catania 45 km, Nearest railway: Giarre-Riposto 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking

The Sicily region

Riposto sorge sul mar Ionio, sulla costa che va da Siracusa a Messina. È praticamente congiunta alla cittadina di Giarre, con cui condivide anche la stazione ferroviaria. Possiede un grande e moderno porto diportistico denominato Porto dell' Etna per la sua posizione. Graziosa localita' balneare sulle falde dell'Etna, dista 32 km da Catania, 15 km da Acireale e 12 km da Taormina. Ideale punto di partenza per escursioni sul vulcano Etna e su tutta la costa orientale.

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Review 1-3 of 3

13 Jun 2014


"Airy, clean, super host"

A large spacious apartment (there were only two of us). Good local shops and road-side fruit and veg vendors within easy reach. Station (for Catania, Taormina etc.) walkable. Easy drive to Etna area. … More

Thank you Helen and Will for your positive review. You are excellent and pleasing guests. Have you again in our apartment, it will be a pleasure. Have you nice days!
Rosario & Mariella

13 Jan 2014


"A nice place to feel like home"

My husband and I spent a very pleasant time last December in “Casa Iolanda”.
We have been welcomed in a very well organized and clean house with two balconies overlooking the sea on one side and Mount Etna on the other. The house offered plenty of necessary equipments to make our stay even more comfortable and relaxing. It is located on a main street with loads of handy shops (supermarkets, fish market, patisserie and restaurants) nearby and at a walking distance. However if you also prefer to travel by car the house provides a convenient private secured parking space.
Don't miss a trip to Mount Etna (an active volcano which it happens to show up with spectacular eruptions quite often- not during my trip though, what a shame!! ) and to the small villages around.
I would definitely recommend this place to everyone and would repeat this experience in summer time to enjoy the sun and all the beaches around.

Graziana, thanks for the compliments. It was a pleasure to meet you and it will be wonderful to see you again next summer, do not miss it.
Bye Bye
Rosario & Mariella

1 Dec 2013


"Un tocco di relax alle pendici dell'ETNA – CONSIGLIATISSIMO"

Io e la mia famiglia abbiamo trascorso una vacanza a “Casa Iolanda, il profumo del mare” di Rosario e Mariella. Al nostro arrivo ci hanno portato in giro a mostrarci il luogo, le spiagge, i negozi… More

Ciao ragazzi, siamo molto contenti che i bambini si siano divertiti in spiaggia. Grazie per la recensione positiva, fa piacere aver avuto ospiti soddisfatti.
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Rosario & Mariella

Review 1-3 of 3

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