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La Petrara Resort

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La Petrara is an enchanting resort tucked away among the gently country side of Avola, a small seaside city near to Siracusa, famous for its characteristic "Nero d'Avola" wine and almonds "Mandorla pizzuta". The resort born by its owner passion. Giancarlo Riscica in 2005 decides to restore his family summer home and transform it in to a vacation place for families and small groups.La Petrara is completely renovated in 2015 in interior and outside. Surrounded by a luxuriant Mediterranean scrub with palms, olives threes and flowering plants, La Petrara Resort is the ideal place to relax, let yourself be pampered by an attentive staff. Thanks to its geographical position La Petrara is an ideal starting point for cultural visits to the most beautiful baroque cities of south-eastern Sicily like Siracusa, Noto, Palazzolo, Ragusa, Scicli and and extraordinary nature trips in the pristine beaches as Vendicari (park nature reserve) or Cavagrande (a canyon, where, in a breathtaking scenery, you can swim among waterfalls and lakes).Do not miss the charming village of Marzamemi, an ancient fishing village that in summer becomes a lively centre where, in July, held the "International border Cinema Festival". For sea lovers, in few kilometres, coast offers an endless choice of beaches, considered among the most beautiful in Sicily.The property consists of 8 rooms with all comforts (air conditioning, WI-FI) for a total of 28 beds, a large swimming pool reserved for guests, a bar (pool) and an inn. Internal parking and transfer service to and from the airport or station.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Kids pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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Air conditioning
Family Rooms
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It's a small family run bed and breakfast that feels secluded and on a beautiful estate that grew oranges. There was also a pool, but during our stay, it was still drained as it was early May. Our hosts were very welcoming and friendly, and they were very helpful with any
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Make sure you have your own transport if you book this place - the driveway is a 2 min drive. The place is peaceful - the pool was being filled when we arrived and it took a day and a half to be filled - we used it but the water was freezing. The room was clean - although we
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The good : - Clean rooms - Family oriented. - Peaceful and quiet area - convenient parking. - potentially beautiful resort - good value for money - Room cleaned every morning (except for last 2 days see below) - Fresh towels every morning (except for last 2 days see below)
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Nice little oasis to end touring days of the Baroque towns of SE Sicily. Adequate facilities with a nice pool. Welcoming, friendly and pleasant hosts. Central wifi but not in the rooms. Then again, if you stay here no constant wifi is a bonus.
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Chose this place for a short 2 night break during a cycling holiday. Found the place easily as it is very well sign posted even though it is in a quiet rural area of Avola. It was a good base to explore the surroundings including Cava Grande. Since we were there in low season no
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"If you need Wi-Fi on holiday, they have in central areas but not in the room."
"Due to location I would recommend this place to people with own transport."
"There are nice rooms upstairs but if you have difficulty mounting a spiral staircase it's probably better to stay on ground level where most of the rooms are."
US$39 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ItalySicilyProvince of SyracuseAvola
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