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Villa La Forma dell'Acqua This property has been verified by our local team in Sicily Villas in Sicily in Scicli

Description

Situated in the heart of Donnalucata near Scicli and just 100m from the beach, Villa La Forma dell’Acqua merges modern day luxury with grand traditional Sicilian style. With space for up to 14 people, this is a superb villa for a big gathering of family or friends. The sandy beaches of south east Sicily are on your doorstep and the baroque towns of Scicli, Modica and Ragusa close by.

The villa looks out over extensive tree-filled parkland, awash with Mediterranean plants, lavender and citrus trees and with plenty of areas for outside dining, either alongside the pool or in the dappled shade of large trees. The magnificent pool with hydromassage at the heart of the garden, the barbecue corner and a well-equipped children’s play area make this a very special garden for families with children of all ages.

The interior of the villa is evocative of a bygone age, dotted with antique furniture, paintings and ceramics, but crucially, the two kitchens and bathrooms are contemporary and the villa is extremely well maintained. The main part of the villa is on three levels, housing three double bedrooms, each with a bathroom, and a fourth twin bedroom. There are two living rooms and a large well-equipped kitchen with dining area.

In the other part of the villa, there are two more double bedrooms, each with a bathroom, together with another kitchen. The villa sleeps 12 people comfortably but there is the option of adding two more beds if required.

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  • Bedrooms 6
  • Sleeps 14
  • Bathrooms 5
  • Size200-300 sqm
  • Airport (nearest)Comiso
  • Pool
    Yes
  • Air Conditioning
    Yes
  • Internet
    Yes
  • Wash. machine
    Yes
  • Dishwasher
    Yes
  • Barbecue
    Yes
  • Jacuzzi
    Yes

The area

The town of Donnalucata provides everything you will need for day-to-day living, with a good selection of restaurants, local shops, supermarkets and a bank. You can even buy the catch of the day directly from the fishermen who set up shop in the little port!

The villa is just a few minutes’ walk from the seafront which is accessible via a garden path that weaves through the citrus grove. Donnalucata beach is sandy, with clear seas that are ideal for families thanks to the gently shelving water, and generally quieter and less commercialised than the beach at nearby Marina Ragusa. Other local beaches include Punta Secca, best known for the house used in the TV series of Montalbano, and, to the east, Sampieri and Pozzallo.

The nearby town of Scicli is utterly charming, and a must for Montalbano fans who want to see the fictional police station – in fact, the town hall. The San Calogero restaurant featured in the TV series is not in Scicli but in nearby Ragusa Ibla. Compared to Ragusa and Modica, Scicli feels slightly more off-the-beaten track but has several magnificent churches and a fascinating history.

If you are interested in baroque art and architecture, neighbouring Ragusa Ibla and Modica offer some unforgettable sights. Slightly further afield, Noto and Palazzolo Acreide are also UNESCO World Heritage sites. At Ispica, you can take a pleasant stroll along the 13km-long Le Cave d’Ispica, a leafy gorge and Neolithic burial site which was transformed into cave dwellings in the Middle Ages.

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Amenities

  • Suitable for
  • Disability
  • Families with children
  • Flexible stay
  • Food lovers
  • Groups
  • Pets welcome
  • Total relax
  • Day area
  • Blender
  • Bookshelves
  • Coffee machine
  • Crockery
  • Detergents and cleaners
  • Dishwasher
  • Drinkable water
  • Freezer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Night area
  • Baby cot
  • Bath Towels
  • Detergents and toilet paper
  • Double bedrooms
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Extra beds
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Twin bedrooms
  • Exteriors
  • Barbecue
  • Deckchairs
  • Garden
  • Outdoor shower
  • Pool towels
  • Private parking
  • Private swimming pool
  • Terrace
  • Other amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • Bicycles
  • Car not essential
  • Central heating
  • Children playground
  • Highchair
  • Internet Wi-Fi
  • Jacuzzi
  • Weekly cleaning
  • Welcome hamper
  • Location
  • Beach within 1 km
  • Catania Airport within 100 km
  • Close to a town
  • Comiso Airport within 50 km
  • Palermo Airport beyond 100 km

Price

Price group for 12 guests
Property Promo From To daily cost
(€)
weekly cost
(€)
minimum stay
01/01/2020 27/03/2020 308 2150 7
28/03/2020 05/06/2020 365 2550 7
06/06/2020 10/07/2020 480 3350 7
11/07/2020 21/08/2020 580 4050 7
22/08/2020 25/09/2020 450 3150 7
26/09/2020 02/11/2020 365 2550 7
03/11/2020 19/12/2020 300 2150 7
20/12/2020 03/01/2021 350 2450 7


Price group for 8 guests
Property Promo From To daily cost
(€)
weekly cost
(€)
minimum stay
01/01/2020 27/03/2020 250 1750 7
28/03/2020 05/06/2020 308 2150 7
06/06/2020 10/07/2020 480 3350 7
11/07/2020 21/08/2020 580 4050 7
22/08/2020 25/09/2020 450 3150 7
26/09/2020 02/11/2020 308 2150 7
03/11/2020 19/12/2020 250 1750 7
20/12/2020 03/01/2021 295 2050 7


Refundable security deposit 350 euro.

Mandatory weekly cleaning 150 euro.
Two extra sleep (up to 14) available on request at 50 euro/week/sleep.

Electricity and air cond. 350 Kw/h included per week - 0,40 euro per Kw/h extra.
GPL heating in winter months on consumption.

Local city tax euro 1,00 per person/night.

Activities and excursions

Cookery classes
  • 3 HOURS
  • EASY
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Wine tasting and vineyard visits
  • 2 HOURS
  • EASY
  • EN - IT
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Yoga classes in Sicily
  • 2 HOURS
  • MODERATE
  • EN - IT - FR
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Boat and sailing trips in Sicily
  • HALF/FULL DAY
  • EASY
  • EN - IT
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Culture-seekers in Sicily
  • FULL DAY
  • EASY
  • EN - IT
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In-villa cook service
  • 2 HOURS
  • N/A
  • EN - IT - FR
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Learn Italian in Sicily
  • 1 HOUR
  • N/A
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Review
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Philippe B.
25-08-2019 -

Un lieu de vacances proche de la perfection. Une maison superbe, soigneusement décorée et abondamment équipée (double cuisine, air conditionné dans chaque pièce, barbecue haut de gamme, transats confortables et en nombre suffisant), idéalement située, en plein centre de la petite ville et à 100 mètres de la mer. Mais ce qui est réellement exceptionnel, c'est le vaste jardin magnifiquement arboré où alternent les coins ensoleillés et ombragés. La tranquillité absolue dans un site unique où tout est pensé pour le confort des hôtes et l'harmonie du séjour. Toutes les prestations sont haut de gamme et les propriétaires sont charmants et très attentionnés. Un bien rare qui a beaucoup contribué à la réussite totale de cette semaine de vacances.

Martin Y.
02-06-2019 -

It’s everything the description and reviews say. A place our family loved with its park-like garden, well equipped kitchens (yes, both of them) and lovely bedrooms and bathrooms. We enjoyed the easy access to the sea and Donnalucata itself, a seaside town with a workaday feel. Can’t wait to return. Any downsides? The coffee machine didn’t work but it was replaced the same day without a murmur - typical of the way guests are looked after by Melina and Sandra.

Kristin A.
06-08-2018 -

The house was everything we expected and more! From booking to arrival, the owners of the house (and their assistant) were very accomodating and helpful. During our stay, they were also available if we had any questions. We used the inhouse chef offer, which indeed was a lovely experience!! We were 13 people staying at the house (young adults only), and it was indeed spacious enough to house all of us. The outdoor space is just wonderful and HUGE, with many plants and fruits and lovely sitting areas. Donnalucata itself was a very lovely town, with a good selection of fine restaurants, grocery stores and bakeries/gelaterias. The two beaches where less crowded than other beaches around, and there was a lot less tourists here than other places we visited. We had cars (the house has parking for several cars behind a locked gate), and was able to drive around for daytrips. We would reccomend going to the nearby town Scicly, Noto, tour and tasting at Planeta, Siracusa, and for a slightly longer trip Taormina (scuba diving in Taormina can also be recommended). We also visited Laghetti Cavagrande for an afternoon walk and swim - absolutely worth a visit!!! Thank you for a lovely stay, we hope to visit again sometime :)

Jean S.
17-06-2018 -

The description of the villa and information re the surroundings was very clear and very accurate and helpful. Wish Sicily is very easy to deal with. No complaints! The villa location was just perfect with everything you need and the beach only a short stroll away. The villa itself is beautiful and the grounds and pool are perfect for a relaxing holiday. Melina and Guglielmo were great hosts and Sandra was always on hand with help if needed. Donnalucata is a lovely and friendly spot and it was a fabulous holiday! We would love to visit again! Thanks everyone who made it so interesting and enjoyable.