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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 9km

On the slopes of Etna, surrounded by a lemon grove where our guests spend pleasant moments in the big pool.

Holiday house Don Salvatore is located on the outskirts of Santa Venerina, exactly in the fraction of the Maria Vergine (Linera). Thanks to its particular location it can be an excellent base to move around and enjoy the most beautiful natural scenes and evocative of the Mediterranean, the volcano Etna and the east coast of Sicily.

Note our strategic position apart from others because it is only 8 km from the sea (the coastal towns such as: Stazzo and Pozzillo), 23 km from Catania, 34 km from Taormina, 29 km from Etna cableway, 7 km from Zafferana, 5 km from Acireale and only 1 km from the town of Linera. Entire enclosed structure situated within a lemon grove where there is a large swimming pool where you can relax after a day at the beach or mountains.

In the nearby area, are found all the useful services to make pleasant your holiday as renting bicycles, cars, riding, museums, nature reserves and parks, mini golf, Tennis club, etc., at a few kilometres you will find various bars, tobacconists, restaurants , mini market and other shops and for those who want to shop or hike, however, our structure offers on-demand shuttle service for rent with driver.

All our rooms tastefully decorated to welcome our guests in an elegant and friendly habitat, the rooms are equipped both with air-conditioning system or heating, colour TV, beds with orthopaedic mattresses to sleep in comfort, as if you were in the best hotels.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Stazzo 9 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Aeroporto di Catania 35 km, Nearest railway: Stazione ferroviaria di Acireale 15 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Staffed property
General Fax machine, Pool or snooker table, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Special monthly rates for American friends who work at the NATO base in Sigonella ....

Further details outdoors

Angling spot: approx. 10 km

going out: approx. 1000 m

railway station: approx. 15 km

shopping: approx. 1000 m

airport: approx. 30 km

location: approx. 1000 m

riding facility: approx. 5 km

restaurant: approx. 1000 m

cable car: approx. 29 m

down-hill skiing: approx. 30 km

cross-country skiing: approx. 30 km

beach: approx. 20 km

supermarket: approx. 1000 m

tennis court: approx. 15 km

water: approx. 9 km

water sports: approx. 20 km

Further details

In our house the reception is multilingual.

- On arrival, before handing over the keys, you will be registered at our reception.

- A deposit s requested when booking the room to guarantee your reservation. The arrangements for paying the deposit will be sent via email to confirm availability. Following will be sent a voucher confirming the booking of the room and describes all the services offered.

- In case of cancellation 15 days before the stay will be deducted from the amount of one night deposit.

- We accept credit / debit cards.

- Check-in from 15:00 on day of arrival (we will be available to accommodate up to 22.30) and should be freed on the day of departure before 10.30 am. We will appreciate communication from you regarding arrival time and delays. Subject to the possibilities of the moment, we look forward to the most extensive flexibility to respect these times.

- In no case is made accommodations to persons not registered in the structure. We reserve the right to refuse accommodation if this condition is not observed.

The Sicily region

Sicily is an autonomous region with special status, part of Italy insular. With its 25,710 kilometres ² is the largest region of Italy, and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.

The history of Sicily has been influenced by the many rulers who have passed on its soil. Due to its geographical location, right in the middle of the Mediterranean, Sicily has had a significant role in historical events that have had as protagonists the peoples of our sea. The succession of various civilizations have enriched the Sicily of urban settlements, monuments and ancient monuments that make the region one of the privileged places where history can be relived through the pictures of the signs that time has passed and scratched up today.

For the triangular shape, Sicily in ancient times was called Triquetra or Trinacria. Because of its location, the region and its surrounding islands are affected by intense volcanic activity. The most important volcanoes: Etna, Stromboli and Vulcano, and have the peculiarity of being three different types of eruptions of basaltic lavas interspersed with periods of calm on the first, continuous eruptions, and lava fountains, the second, whose characteristics are been taken as a typological model by scientists in the field, who coined the term "Strombolian to describe similar activities of terrestrial volcanoes, and finally the explosive type opliniano third, characterized by long periods of apparent calm and violent eruptions.

Also please note that the eruptive activity in the nineteenth century, the area of the Strait of Sicily today named bench Graham, has led to the birth of the ephemeral island Ferdinandea. The territory of Sicily also includes several smaller islands, such as the Aeolian archipelago and Ustica north, and that of Egadi west and south, the islands of Pantelleria, Lampedusa and Linosa, and other minorities.

Etna is the highest volcano in Europe, located in north-eastern Sicily and is active from time immemorial.

With its enormous bulk, overlooking the Ionian Sea to the east, north is bounded by the river Alcantara, which carved its bed on lava has given rise to beautiful gorges, the so-called "Gole Alcantara. The west and south west of Etna is bordered by the river Simeto. Etna is currently about 3330 meters high, stretches across a perimeter of about 210 km and an area of 1600 square kilometres.

Catania

Rich in history, artistic heritage and environmental. Historical centres which dominate and coexist in different architectural styles. Churches, piazzas, palaces and landscapes, unique, do not leave indifferent the visitors. Over 20 wine farms that are part of the "Strada del Vino Etna. Wine firms that open to visitors and those who love wine. Firms located in enchanting places. Ancient cellars, with full respect for tradition, using modern technology. Suggestions and atmospheres of other times.

Santa Venerina is 24 Km from Catania. The municipality has 7692 inhabitants and an area of 1879 hectares. It rises on a coastal hilly area, located 337 meters above sea level. The local agricultural production is based on the cultivation of wine, fruit, citrus and hazelnuts.

Already inhabited during the Byzantine and Roman times, as attested by the remains of an ancient spa and its oratory of that time, the land of Santa Venerina was included in that of the nearby Acireale until 1934 when it achieved the establishment of the municipality. His name is linked to the Patron of Santa Venera Acireale changed by a loving pet. Dedicated to Santa Venera Church matrices in eighteenth-century paintings of Alexander (1720-1793) and Pietro Paolo (1697-1760) Vasta. In the neighbouring village of Dagala del re you can admire the remains of a small Christian temple with wall paintings.

Attractions include the Church of the Rosary, the Church of Santo Stefano and the Church of the Bongiardo. The village of Santa Venerina time was inhabited by various peoples including the Romans and the Byzantines, who decided to build their place in this picturesque city. Their step is still attested by the presence on the territory of the remains of baths and numerous churches. Always belonged to the territory of Acireale, the country was raised to the rank of municipality in 1934.

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19 Sep 2013

5/5

"Amazing"

We have just returned home after spending 11 lovely days in "sun cottage". The owner keeps the cottages immaculately clean and his attention to detail is second to none.we flew to Palermo a… More

30 Oct 2011

4/5

"Nice holiday location with relaxed atmosphere"

We spend a week in Cottage Moon. The location is ideal if you want to travel East Sicily. (Etna, Catania, etc.). The cottage itself is well maintained, but a bit basic. The shower gave some problems (either to hot or to cold), but beds are good and the airco is certainly a bonus at night. Great swimming pool, but wifi only near the main house (not at the cottage). Unfortunately lots of mosquitoes at night, so be prepared if you want to sit outside.

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Salvatore D.

  • 1 Years listed

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Based in Italy

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  • Italian

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