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Sicily Country House & Beach

Via Gattopardo, 11 Contrada Vaccarizzo, 95121 Catania, Sicily Italy
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#5 of 372 Specialty lodging in Catania
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Sicily Country House & Beach waits for you a few minutes from Catania Airport, near the golden coasts southern to the Natural Oasis of Simeto, with Etna view and direct access to the beach. It’s cultivated the most with citrus with a great attention to the eco-sustainability of the territory and with the best of respect to the people who care about our grounds.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Children's television networks
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Italian
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Daria S wrote a review Nov 2020
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It’s a quiet place surrounded by oranges. The territory is very well maintained, there’s a pool, a playground, many flowers and a great Etna view. The host Giandomenico is responsive and helpful as well as the staff. The rooms are spacious and clean. It’s only a five minutes’ walk to the sandy beach with no people around. Good for families with children and people looking for calmness but could be boring for teenagers.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Bevwrigley wrote a review Aug 2020
Hyde, United Kingdom55 contributions44 helpful votes
Just spent the last 5 nights here, loved it, it’s in middle of an orange grove, very quiet, nowhere nearby to walk to for food etc so you definitely need a car, great location for exploring this coast of the island, rooms cleaned well and staff were great. Ate a couple of evening meals in hotel and food was excellent.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Ian W wrote a review Jul 2020
Zabbar, Malta8 contributions5 helpful votes
This is not the first time we stayed at this house. It is minutes away, literally, from the airport. It is also very close to the city centre, and popular shopping centres like Porte di Catania and Ikea. There is private parking on site, within the fenced perimiter. The host and the place itself, is very welcoming. It has a very good breakfast facility and the restaurant is open from 2pm till late, offering delicious food with hand picked local ingredients (some of which they grow on site!). Rooms are very clean, spacious and with various amenities like fridge, kettle, soaps, AC, hairdryer etc. They have some lovely terraces too with excellent views of Etna. The kids have ample place to run and play, including a play area with sand and various slides etc. There is quite a spacious pool and pool area, a good walk within the perimiter alongside citrus trees, and a safely locked gate taking you all the way to a sandy beach and the sea! what else could you ask for! A very easy 5 star for me!
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Date of stay: July 2020
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rashah100975 wrote a review Sep 2019
South Yorkshire4 contributions
We stayed here late July/early August. Giandomenico and the team showed us the best hospitality from the moment we stepped foot into their resort. We definitely needed the "biological adjustment" :-) (in joke) Nothing was too much trouble - food, drinks and atmosphere was very pleasant and our boys enjoyed playing with Francesco/Andrea and the others. Hopefully see you next year Giandomenico :-) regards
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Date of stay: July 2019
DewsburyEmily wrote a review Aug 2019
Dewsbury100 contributions45 helpful votes
We stayed here for three nights during a recent trip to Sicily. We wanted somewhere close to Etna and Catania Airport without having to drive into Catania. This place is about a 20 min drive from the airport and straightforward. The owner is very welcoming and friendly. The rooms are quite basic but clean and have some good outside space for sitting and drying clothes etc. The pool is a great bonus as is the access to the lovely beach. The restaurant serves food from 2pm and it is delicious. Bar snacks are available before this time. You do need a car as there is nothing else around, as far as I am aware there isn’t a local village with other places to eat etc.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
US$65 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
La Cascina del Simeto
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sicily Country House & Beach
Which popular attractions are close to Sicily Country House & Beach?
Nearby attractions include Le Capannine (7.1 km), Forre laviche del Simeto (1.5 km), and Spiaggia di Agnone Bagni (7.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sicily Country House & Beach?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Sicily Country House & Beach?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Sicily Country House & Beach?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Sicily Country House & Beach?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sicily Country House & Beach?
Conveniently located restaurants include Agriturismo Badiula, Agriturismo Il Giardino del Sole, and Il Triangolo Hotel Ristorante.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sicily Country House & Beach?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sicily Country House & Beach?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Sicily Country House & Beach offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Sicily Country House & Beach?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Sicily Country House & Beach?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Piazza Duomo (13.5 km), Palazzo Biscari (13.5 km), and Chiesa di San Nicolo All'Arena (13.6 km).