Placed between the Volcano Etna and the Ionian sea, the boutique hotel Donna Carmela is in Carruba di Riposto, the ideal position to reach many sites of cultural, naturalistic and touristic interest of the area.
In the vicinity there are some of the most renowned beaches of the region but it will also be possible to easily reach the towns of Catania, Taormina, Siracusa, Acireale, Piazza Armerina and, of course, organize visits and trekking to Mount Etna. The distance from the sea is 3 km.
The nearest airport is Catania-Fontanarossa at 45 km (30/40 minutes by car).
Donna Carmela is a Sicilian residence of the 19th century, enchanted and charming place for a holiday dedicated to relaxation and the pleasures of the cuisine and the God Bacchus. In fact, Donna Carmela, besides being embedded in a luxuriant nursery of 550 hectares rich in Mediterranean and sub tropical plants it is also a winery located in the northern side of the volcano, at a few km from the hotel site.
The style of this charm hotel, that has been carefully restored by a French interior designer, is the result of the perfect union between classic and modern design able to fulfill the needs and tastes of the most demanding guest. The sophisticated atmosphere of the environment together with the warm welcome and hospitality of the staff will make of your holiday a relaxing and peaceful experience.
The property distinguishes itself for its courtyards in lava stone paving, the ancient cistern and river pebbles, the well-stocked wine cellar and the swimming pool surrounded by secular olive trees.
The Donna Carmela's accommodations are designed to cater to the various guests' tastes and for several moments of your stay. It offers 26 accommodations including Superior, Junior Suite, Two Floor Junior Suite, Flora Lodge, Jacuzzi Romantic Lodge, Jacuzzi Family Lodge, Jacuzzi Sicilian Villa, Exclusive Suite, Gran Suite, Suite De Luxe.
The restaurant of the hotel with à la carte service is also open to the non-resident guests (with reservation) and it is the ideal place to experience the typical tastes of the Sicilian gastronomic tradition. The dishes are skillfully prepared with fresh home products and accompanied by selected international and local wines, including the homemade wines of Donna Carmela winery. An appreciable wine among these, is the excellent Pietradolce Etna Doc.
Services & Activities
Donna Carmela disposes of a large internal parking place, laundry, reading room, AC, pool and solarium. On request it is possible to organize wine tasting of the wines of the Etna area, visits of the winery, botanical visits, excursions to Mount Etna and to the most important cultural sites, motor yachting excursions, fishing, massages and beauty treatments.
<< Boutique Hotels Sicily