The garden with fruit trees, hidden niches and sea view to the Aeolian Islands invites you to relax. The comfortable apartments in Sicily convince.
Gioiosa Marea, Messina, Sicily, Italy
Take the motorway A 20 Messina-Palermo to Exit Patti and follow the signs to Patti Marina till you reach an underpass. From here you drive towards Montagnareale. After 300m you pass the cemetery and from here you take the country road SP 132 towards Aquasanta, Landro and Galbato. Ca. 2,3 km behind Galbato you will see on your left side a sign “Frazione Santo Stefano”. Follow the road up to house number 166 and the owner Paola will welcome you.
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Are you prepared for a relaxed holiday? Have a look at the marvellous garden with view of the sea and the Eolian Islands, with various niches to dream, a sheltered barbecue area for meetings with like minded people, a large amount of fruit trees and mediterranean plants spraying the smell of freedom. You will discover everything you need for perfect holidays.
This small charming holiday complex is situated at the Thyrrenian coast of Sicily on a hill 380m above the sea with a breathtaking view of the Eolian Islands. It is surrounded by olive- and citrus fruit trees and lots of other fruit trees. It offers 7 holiday apartments altogether.
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The panorama stretches from Capo d`Orlando to the islands Vulcano, Lipari, Salina, Filicudi and Alicudi. By ferry or hydrofoil you reach the islands in short time in case you want to visit them.
The comfortable apartments furnished with care and love offer enough room either for couples or for big families respectively parties of tourists. Each apartment includes a fully fitted kitchen and a large covered terrace or veranda for a meal al fresco and for getting pleasure from the great sea view.
In the garden the guests can either use the outdoor kitchen with grill or just go for a walk between the flowers and trees like chestnut-, walnut- and olive trees. It is an ideal place for hiking, taking photos, kiting and paragliding. Various beaches are reachable within ca. 15 minutes as well as the lovely village Gioiosa Marea with its beautiful old buildings, the many towers of the old churches and the small restaurants and bars to enjoy the typical Sicilian delicacies.
There are many interesting archaeological and cultural sites nearby including the monastery in the rocks and the Greek-Roman excavations of Tindari, the Roman villa in Patti, the Nature Reserve Nebrodi with many lakes, the conservation area Laghetti di Marinello with the most beautiful beach in Sicily and many villages like Montalbano or Novara di Sicily rich in history and tradition.
It takes you ca. 1 hour to reach the touristic strongholds Cefalù and Taormina. The same time you need for a walk around the impressing craters of the active volcano Etna.
Even in winter Al Giardino degli Agrumi is an excellent lodging. All apartments have heating and three of them an open fire with it. The owner, Paola, is happy to welcome you and willingly will give advice concerning culinary delights or trips. The hospitality, the hot sun and the extraordinary Sicilian delicacies wait for you.