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Case Vacanza Il Glicine - Zaffiro Apartment

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Luxury apartment for 2-4 people located in the most exclusive area of ​​the city at 100 meters from the sea. Newly refurbished, WIFI, air conditioning etc. Ideally located to visit Etna, Catania, Taormina, Siracusa and enjoy the mediterranean.

The space
The property is located in an residential and exclusive area of the city, very quiet, near the sea and close to a multitude of destinations.

- At 100 meters from the apartment you will find a rock beach (lava) with a beautiful deep blue and transparent sea.
- If you prefer a sandy beach there is the playa of Catania, with other "lidos" at about 15 minutes by car or, in the opposite direction, the beautiful beaches of sand or little stones of Fondachello and Taormina, respectively 20 and 40 minutes by car. Driving south 30-40 minutes you will find the beautiful "caribbean" beaches of Vendicari and La Marchesa two pristine areas with transparent and cristalline blue sea, it is worth spending there a day in the seaside.
- In the close town of Acicastello (2 km) you will find bars, restaurants and a beautiful square with a medieval castle built on lava on the seaside wich you can visit and that has a nice view of the gulf of Catania; going down the stairs you can reach the sea and have a swim, the sea in transparent and from green to deep blue, it is a beautiful spot of coast made of lava.
- At 5 km there is the town of Acitrezza where the tradition says that Polyphemus, the one eyed giant from Homers Odyssey, threw the rocks to the boat of Ulysses after he made him blind, there are in fact a little island and a few more rocks in the sea, it is a protected area with a spectacular transparent blue sea and beautiful place to spend a day, you can get there by boat renting this service in the port: they leave you on the island or in a rock that you choose and come and pick you up at the time you arrange with them, you have to take with you water and food as it is a nature reserve and there are no bars. You will find as well renowned fish restaurants and a touristic port where they build the traditional fishing boats.
- At two kilometers in the opposite direction you will find the city of Catania, a 500,000 people city that offers you a lively nightlife and a baroque city center as well than a roman and greek theatre, a picturesque food and fish market, shops etc.
- In Acireale (8-km) again a beautiful baroque historic center and the best ice-cream bars of the area.
- At 30 minute drive away there is the volcano Etna, Europe's highest active volcano, recently nominated by Unesco world heritage, which you can visit with guided tours.

Guest access
The big 100 sq meters terrace in the roof of the building is for exclusive use of the guests of our three holiday apartments. It has a 360º view of the gulf of Catania and the Etna.
Luxury apartment for 2-4 people located in the most exclusive area of ​​the city at 100 meters from the sea. Newly refurbished, WIFI, air conditioning etc. Ideally located to visit Etna, Catania, Taormina, Siracusa and enjoy the mediterranean.

The space
The property is located in an residential and exclusive area of the city, very quiet, near the sea and close to a multitude of destinations…

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 sofa bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Wifi
Kitchen
Washer
Heating
Air conditioning
Essentials
TV
Free street parking
Smoke alarm

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Aci Castello, Catania, Italy

The property is located in an residential
and exclusive area of the city, very quiet, near the sea and close
to a multitude of destinations.

- At 100 meters from the apartment you will find a rock beach (lava)
with a beautiful deep blue and transparent sea, taking a bath with
sea-glasses or mask you will see the beautiful seabed, rich in marine
flora and with a myriad of tiny fish swimming around you; there is
free access to the sea for bathing and there are also "lidos":
bathing establishments where you can rent chairs and umbrellas, with
a bar-restaurant, swimming pool and equipped with wooden walkways for
sunbathing, shower and stairs to facilitate the bathroom.
- If you prefer a sandy beach there is the playa of Catania, with
other "lidos" at about 15 minutes by car or, in the opposite
direction, the beautiful beaches of sand or little stones of
Fondachello and Taormina, respectively 20 and 40 minutes by car.
Driving south 30-40 minutes you will find the beautiful "caribbean"
beaches of Vendicari and La Marchesa two pristine areas with
transparent and cristalline blue sea, it is worth spending there a
day in the seaside.
- In the close town of Acicastello (2 km) you will find bars,
restaurants and a beautiful square with a medieval castle built on
lava on the seaside wich you can visit and that has a nice view of
the gulf of Catania; going down the stairs you can reach the sea and
have a swim, the sea in transparent and from green to deep blue, it
is a beautiful spot of coast made of lava.
- At 5 km there is the town of Acitrezza where the tradition says
that Polyphemus, the one eyed giant from Homers Odyssey, threw the
rocks to the boat of Ulysses after he made him blind, there are in
fact a little island and a few more rocks in the sea, it is a
protected area with a spectacular transparent blue sea and beautiful
place to spend a day, you can get there by boat renting this service
in the port: they leave you on the island or in a rock that you
choose and come and pick you up at the time you arrange with them,
you have to take with you water and food as it is a nature reserve
and there are no bars. You will find as well renowned fish
restaurants and a touristic port where they build the traditional
fishing boats.
- At two kilometers in the opposite direction you will find the city
of Catania, a 500,000 people city that offers you a lively nightlife
and a baroque city center as well than a roman and greek theatre, a
picturesque food and fish market, shops etc.- In Acireale (8-km)
again a beautiful baroque historic center and the best ice-cream bars
of the area.
- At 30 minute drive away there is the volcano Etna, Europe's highest
active volcano, recently nominated by Unesco world heritage, which
you can visit with guided tours even if there are ongoing eruptions,
you can in fact reach the eruption site and see the lava a few meters
away and the sea of gulf of Catania in the landscape.
- You will find as well a rich cultural and archaeological heritage
in Taormina (45-km), a exclusive destination with a beautiful city
centre and a greek theatre overlooking the coast with the Etna in the
background and in Siracusa (55-km), where Archimedes left some
interesting constructions and you can find more greek and roman
monuments as well as a beautiful historic centre.
The property is located in an residential
and exclusive area of the city, very quiet, near the sea and close
to a multitude of destinations.

- At 100 meters from the apartment you will find…

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