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Elaya

Sleek, modern, charming and comfortable. This villa is a real find!

 

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Elaya

Location Features Surroundings Ideal for Marina di Ragusa
Marina di Ragusa

Contemporary design
Swimming pool
Close the beach
Roof garden
Rural location

Scicli
Modica
Marina di Modica
Ragusa
Noto
Vendicari Nature Reserve
Marzamemi

Couples
Families
Culture holidays
Beach holidays

Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3

Overview

This recently built villa is an architect's dream. If you love contemporary style, then Elaya is just what you are looking for. With its unique design - seemingly hewn out of the surrounding countryside, with a stunning roof garden - Elaya is the ideal villa for you to unwind in south Sicily.

Property

Outside: Elaya can hardly be seen from outside the property, due to its unique design and roof garden. The zen-like garden offer peace and tranquility and a wonderful environment in which to relax. Mediterranean herbs and plants, such as lavender, capers, rosemary and ancient olive trees are dotted around the property's garden, offering shady areas, as well as a heady fragrance unique to this part of the island. There are several seating areas.

The pool area is bliss. The long, narrow pool is superb for swimming your daily lengths, or for just relaxing in the cool water. Sunloungers and sun umbrellas are nearby, providing space for you to top up your tan or simply snooze under the Sicilian sun.

Accessible from the living area is a beautiful courtyard, covered with an awning. Here you will find an outdoor kitchen, a dining table and a comfortable sofa created using up-cycled material. This living area offers a combination of inside comfort with al fresco style.

Inside: Enter into the villa through the large sliding glass doors from the pool area into the chic living area. The modern kitchen -with a wine fridge that is perfect for chilling local wines - is in one corner of the room. A seating area with colourful chairs and a television is found in the other half of the living area. Artistic touches are found throughout, be it striking splashes of colour, or evocative decorations and ornaments.

There is one double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom to the left of the living area. An extra single bed is also available. This bedroom has views out over the pool and is bright and cheery. The other two double bedrooms - both with their own en suite bathrooms - are along a corridor to the right of the living room. One of these bedrooms has a futon-style bed, and also has access to the utility room and a small courtyard. Every one of these bedrooms has a simple, yet artistic, aesthetic.

Area

Local Sights

Elaya rural location is blissful, but there are also many wonderful beaches nearby, meaning you get the best of both worlds. The closest beach is found at Marina di Ragusa. This little town has a super range of pizzerias, restaurants, bars and lidi. Another pretty coastal town is Donnalucata.

For beautiful towns, you are spoilt for choice. This area in Sicily is known for its Baroque towns. Scicli is the nearest UNESCO recognised Baroque town. Utterly charming, the town is a delight to explore. Stunning palazzi, churches and streets are found around every corner, and there are many good places to eat and drink.

Modica and Ragusa are larger towns, both rebuilt in the 17th century in the Baroque style. Ragusa Ibla is extremely pretty and the views of the surrounding countryside are gorgeous. Modica is a food-lover's dream, with its unique and delicious chocolate heritage. Noto is also worth visiting for its Baroque beauty.

Drive a little further and you can experience some natural beauty at the Vendicari Nature Reserve. Its sandy beaches are picture-perfect. Calamosche bay is a favourite - visit for a dreamy day at an unspoilt, wild beach. Marzamemi is close to the Nature Reserve. It is a pretty seaside town with a charming piazza full of good restaurants serving classic Sicilian dishes.


Local Experiences

Explore the southern coast during a boat trip. Relax on deck, swim in clear waters, enjoy the sunshine and have a truly memorable day out on the water.

If you love food then Modica is a great place. Book a cooking experience. Learn to make traditional dishes at a cookery school in the Baroque town, or enjoy a chocolate masterclass using the traditional Modican chocolate.

Some of Sicily's most delicious wines are produced in south Sicily. Take a trip to one of the local wineries. You can visit the vines the cellars, and most importantly, taste some of the local vintages!

Fans of the hit series Inspector Montalbano will recognise many of the towns and sights in the area. You can also book a guided tour of Montalbano filming locations!

Golf lovers will not be disappointed. There is an 18-hole golf course fairly close to the villa at the Donnafugata Golf Resort meaning that even on holiday guests can enjoy a round or two!

Extras

The pool is open to guests all year round.

Amenities

General Info

Outdoor

Indoor

Services

Accommodates (max) 7
Bedrooms 3
Double 3
Extra single bed 1
Bathrooms 3
... of which ensuite 3
Pool (LxW in meters) 18x3
Pool towels present
Private parking present
Private garden present
Roof garden present
Covered courtyard present
Outdoor kitchen present
Air conditioning present
Heating present
Open fireplace present
Washing machine present
Iron & ironing board present
Dishwasher present
Wine fridge present
Kettle present
Mixer present
Toaster present
Oven present
Microwave oven present
Coffee machine present
Satellite TV / Dvd present
Sky present
Stereo present
Adsl Wi-Fi internet present
Welcome pack present
Pool cleaning * present
Final cleaning present
Daily cleaning on request
Linen & towels change ** on request
Cot & highchair on request
Massage service on request
Shopping delivery on request
Breakfast delivery on request
Cook service on request
Cooking classes on request
Guided tours on request
Wine experiences on request
Transfer on request
Boat & yacht rental on request
present present on request on request not available not available

* Once a week

** Weekly linen/towel changes and a cleaning service are included for multiple-week bookings

Distances

Transport Links

Surrounding Area

Comiso airport 50 km - 31 miles - 50 mins
Catania airport 151 km - 94 miles - 2 hr 10
Trapani airport 285 km - 177 miles - 4 hr 40
Palermo airport 309 km - 192 miles - 4 hr 30
Nearest beach 10 mins driving
Supermarket 10 mins driving
Shops & restaurants 10 mins driving
Marina di Ragusa 12 km - 7 miles - 20 mins
Scicli centre 15 km - 9 miles - 25 mins
Sampieri centre 21 km - 13 miles - 25 mins
Donnafugata golf resort 24 km - 15 miles - 35 mins
Modica centre 24 km - 15 miles - 40 mins
Ragusa centre 30 km - 18 miles - 40 mins
Noto centre 62 km - 38 miles - 1 hr 10
Vendicari nature reserve 62 km - 38 miles - 1 hr 20
Marzamemi centre 64 km - 40 miles - 1 hr 20
Siracusa & Ortigia centre 94 km - 58 miles - 1 hr 35

Prices

2018 Prices
2019 Prices
Period Sleeps: 7
Bedrooms: 3
06 Jan - 13 Apr 2000
14 Apr - 25 May 2300
26 May - 22 Jun 2800
23 Jun - 13 Jul 3400
14 Jul - 24 Aug 3900
25 Aug - 28 Sep 2800
29 Sep - 26 Oct 2300
27 Oct - 04 Jan 2000
Refundable Security Deposit 600

Prices include: taxes, water, gas, electricity, one extra single bed, bath towels, linen, pool or beach towels, welcome pack and our 24/7 local support during your stay at our property.

We are currently taking bookings for 2019. If you book now for 2019, you can take advantage of our Price Freeze promotion, which means you can book your 2019 Sicily holiday villa at 2018 price. Please contact us for availability.

Booking


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Our business hours

UK time
8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday - 8:30 am to 12:30 pm Saturday

IT & DE time
9:30 am to 6:00 pm Monday to Friday - 9:30 am to 1:30 pm Saturday

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