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We like to use this verb even for those places that are transitory, like a holiday venue or trip may be.

Because either it does not matter how much distant from Home you are and how long you stay far, only matters feeling good in the location where you live for a while.

In order to a travel experience becomes a very pleasant memory, the chosen place has to fascinate and relax, making you to sigh for amusement.

So we have picked the tourist accomodation facilities that according to us satisfy pretty well the meaning of a significant and comfortable journey.

Qui di seguito la nostra selezione top.

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WESTERN SICILY

Grand Hotel Villa Igea*****

It offers a five stars experience inside a sumptuous villa on the coast of Palermo. The villa, restored in the end of the 19th century by the famous Art Nouveau architect Ernesto Basile and commissioned by the Florio family. preserves original frescoes, decorations and furnitures still today.

Bonagia's Tuna fishery ****
It is ancient (17th century) tuna fishery, located on  the North coast of Sicily. Guests are offered a direct access to the sea via pier and a little rocky cove. The renovation gave it a refined atmosphere but without betraying the historical spirit of the place.
 

Baglio ('beam') Oneto ****
It is immersed into the fertile Marsala countryside, a few minutes from Trapani airport, frommedieval town of Erice and the natural lake of Stagnone which includes Mozia and the salt pans.It is a historic structure, built at the end of the eighteenth century, when, in following Napoleon's trade embargo against Spain, were valorised the vineyards of the Marsala countryside which were located on the same parallel as the large Spanish vineyards.

La Foresteria ****

The resort is conceived as an expression of the hospitality of the Planeta family. Located on thesouth western coast of Sicily, in Menfi, between Selinunte and Agrigento, it appears like a typicalvillage of rural houses located on the hill guarding the vineyards and olive groves that surround it.An enchanting location just 4 km from the crystal clear sea of the beach made of Menfi'svery fine sand, where this hotel manages a refined lido.

Villa Athena*****
Immersed in the archeologic park of the Temples Valley, Villa Athena is located right in front of Concordia Temple,true masterpiece of Doric Art (V century B.C.), from which it is far only 200 meters.: Millenial Sicily is here.
 

Baglio della luna****

The boutique Hotel "Baglio della luna", few kilometers from the center of Agrigento city, is an ancient structure dating back to the XIII century, with sight on the Temples Valley.Interiors are elegant and designed in classic style, with notes that evoke the rural and refined local past.

Agriturismo Case di Latomie ****

An ancient village devoted to agricultural work is today a well-kept hotel wherethe soul that animated the place is still dominant: the olive tree and the transformation intoextra virgin olive oil.The layout of the rooms till to these days  remains faithful to the structure of the village, giving the guest the illusion of traveling through time in theformerly peasant island of Sicily.

EASTERN SICILY

Eremo della giubiliana****

A few kilometers south of Ragusa, and further south than Tunis, in the Eastern Lands of a different Sicily, the one of the Iblean plateau and its uncontaminated nature, among woods of carob trees and dry stone walls.Ancient and thick white stone walls surround it and protect thecourts and internal beams. Its white tower rises and dominates the sloping plateau gently towards the sea, the gaze embraces the coast for miles and miles; in front of, visible on clear days in these latitudes, the islands of Malta and the African coast, an infinite horizon full of charm and memory.

Poggio del sole ****

Dipped in the enchanting context of the Ibleo plateau, in what formerly was an elegant manor house, the 'food warehouse', the large stables and the barn, nowdays frame a miltifunctional structure.

La corte del sole ****

L’antica masseria è oggi un hotel 4 stelle nel cuore del Val di Noto, a ridosso della Riserva di Vendicari e vicino a Noto Marina. Un hotel che non vuole dimenticare le proprie radici e la propria identità culturale, strettamente legata alla terra che la circonda, fatta di calore nell’accoglienza e ambiente familiare per il soggiorno. L’hotel si sviluppa intorno al baglio, una piccola corte interna di pietra bianca, dove un tempo si svolgeva la vita lavorativa della masseria. Nelle calde serate estive diventa il luogo ideale per serate a tema, eventi enogastronomici e momenti di intrattenimento.

Ortea palace*****

On the island of Ortigia, in Syracuse, the hotel is a magnificent building dating back to 1920 and well-known as the post office building in Syracuse. From the center of the islet, it overlooks “Porto Piccolo” (Small port) Long renovation and modernization works have transformed the structure into an exclusive place to stay, without altering the original structure.

Grand hotel Des Etrangers*****

In the heart of the historic center of Ortigia, the hotel is located in an ancient nineteenth-century building.
The style of the renovation focused above all on design and customization of the furnishings, taking inspiration from the most archaic history of the island.

La casa di Pippinitto
It is an ancient farmhouse built around a palm grove a typical Sicilian structure intended for wine production. The rooms are an expression of rural and typically hospitality Etna, immersed in a large citrus grove. It is ideal for family holidays, cultural tourism, thalassotherapy and trekking in the Etna Natural Park.

 

Zash ****
It has belonged to the Maugeri family since the 1930s. A home for summer late, final holidays, due to the harvest work. The land already hosted a vineyard and a citrus grove, which then took over when vine cultivation was abandoned in the sixties
to better explain the vocation of this territory, that at low altitude and near the sea, it is better expressed by the cultivation of lemons and citrus fruits.

 
Donna Carmela ****
Around the scent of orange blossom, the colors of the most beautiful Mediterranean plants and the blue of the sea, inside fine finishes, quality materials and modern comforts combined with the style of that time: it is the Sicilian hospitality of DonnaCarmela, a Boutique Hotel at the feet of Etna.

 

The Ashbee *****

Designed by the English architect Robert Charles Ashbee and commissioned by the colonel Shaw-Hellier, who moved permanently to Sicily, Villa San Giorgiowas built in 1907. Since then the structure lived several lives and today it is an exclusive residence that  -in addition to its privileged position and refined style-, it boasts a two Michelin stars restaurant

Villa Diodoro****

Built in the 70s of the twentieth century, the villa enjoys a privileged view of Etna and the Ionian sea. The 102 rooms furnished with simplicity and elegance, are enjoyed for the most part part of a panoramic view.

Caparena ****

A hotel completely immersed in the extraordinary nature of this corner of Sicily, the ideal place for a completely relaxing holiday. The warm and welcoming atmosphere of the Hotel Caparena, with its terracotta floors and elegant fabric finishes, the its swimming pool and terraces overlooking the sea will envelop you in an extraordinary sensorial experience all to be discovered.

Hotel Isabella***

Nestled in the heart of the city of Taormina, the hotel is a small, charming hotel on the main street of Taormina, the most chic and fashionable street, a few steps from the Greek theater-Roman and the most important historical and archaeological sites of the city. Hotel Isabella is the "home";

of those who love the theatre, the contrasts and the liveliness of Sicily every day of the year.

Aktea resort ****

The modern Aktea is located a stone's throw from the center of Lipari, in the harbor of Marina Lunga. In a quiet and ideal area to enjoy a little of relaxation. The structure is made up of two

buildings. The characteristic terraces of the rooms recall the Aeolian style with the Puleras.

Hotel Tritone****

With its panoramic view of the sea, surrounded by a garden of over 800 m2, the the structure is ideal for welcoming groups who do not give up refinement and elegance.

Hotel Mea ****

Not far from the historic center of Lipari, the hotel enjoys an enviable view of the bay of Marina Lunga and the castle fortress. The furnishings in keeping with the style of the island, the garden and swimming pool make the structure versatile for different types of stays.

Sigmun ****

A small renovated village in which the warm and discreet Aeolian hospitality echoes. The panoramic terraces overlooking Panarea and Stromboli host the mixology bar and the Martina Caruso's renowned starred restaurant.

Cinque balconi ***

A true gem in the historic center of Salina, the hotel is a historic home that the family has been guarding it for three centuries. An internal garden with lemon trees and melons confer to the environment an atmosphere of serenity and peace.

Capofaro *****

Located on the north coast of the island of Salina, the Tasca d'Almerita family estate is immersed among the Malvasia vineyards overlooking the sea. From the island style the care of

details is maximum.

Therasia*****

An exclusive refuge with soft, Mediterranean lines that mix with the harmonious Aeolian architecture made up of typical pulere, cannizzi and arches facing the sea.

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