Villa Trani is an independent villa with about 2000 sq. meters of private park which is home to mediterranean plants. It is located in San Lorenzo, a residential area in the town of Noto right next to the famouns fisherman’s village of Marzamemi, and within walking distance of the crystal clear sea and some of Sicily’s most beautiful beaches (San Lorenzo and Cittadella beach – Vendicari). The south entrance of the famous natural oasis of Vendicari is a mere five minute’s walk along the coast. Vendicari is a true paradise by the sea and home to the famous Cala Mosche. Its inhabited island is considered one of the most important wetlands in Europe and here it is possible to do bird-watching off season. From March to November you can swim and sunbathe on the immense quiet beach as well as do outdoor sports surrounded by a lush vegetation.
Villa Trani is rustic but refinedly stylish. It offers about 140 sq. meters of living space on two floors in addition to an outside veranda of 90 sq. meters that is connected to the living area and the large kitchen on the ground floor. Here there is also a bathroom with a shower. The two air-conditioned bedrooms are on the first floor. The property hosts 6 guests, including 4 adults and 2 children. There is also enough space for a cot or two for younger holiday-makers.
The outdoor areas are very large and the park, with its pristine lawn and olive tree grove, guarantees total privacy It includes a shaded area where you can enjoy lunch and a barbecue. An outdoor shower with fresh well water is also available, and there is the possibility of keeping the car safe on the property. Maintenance works have recently (March 2017) been completed to improve the comfort of both the outdoor and indoor areas.
At the right time of year, you can enjoy savouring Sicily’s finest products by picking and tasting the figs and prickly pears which grow directly on the property.
Leaving the property and taking a left turn you can walk within a minute to a beautiful sandy beach, which is free of charge and has a small kiosk (Oltremare) with very nice managers. Three hundred meters further along is an equipped beach; complete with sunbeds and a bar (White Beach). The next two beaches, bordering Marzamemi and 700 meters away from the villa, are famous, refined and well-equipped beaches (Lido San Lorenzo and Agua beach). They include a restaurant and a pizzeria, snack bars and parking spaces. A well-stocked supermarket lies approximately 500 meters away from the villa. The nearest city, Pachino, has all sorts of services on offer including banks, post office and medical supplies. An ATM can also be found in Marzamemi.
The property location is ideal for an unforgettable holiday: It is 4 km away from Marzamemi, which also has shops, bars and restaurants, and has a lively nightlife, and is reachable even on foot along the beach. A further 15 km away is Noto, a beautiful baroque city which also turns out to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
You can reach some of the other beautiful beaches of south-eastern Sicily in a few minutes by car: the Calamosche beach, Isola di Capo Passero, the island´s beach currents, Carratois, Rio Point, Port Ulysses and many more. 50 km away are Siracusa, Ragusa, Modica and Scicli: all UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Catania and its airport are 100 km away.
Location and surroundings
San Lorenzo is a place at the center of an ideal area for a holiday. It is situated 800 meters from the southern entrance of the Oasis of Vendicari, where you can enjoy the spacious and unspoiled beaches; the entrance to which is free of charge. It is 4 km away from Marzamemi, an ancient and beautiful fishing village with shops, bars and restaurants and 4 km from Pachino, the nearest city where all necessary services (banks, post office, medical, pharmacy, etc) are available. Noto, a beautiful baroque city, is 15 km away and Syracuse 30 minutes by car. Ragusa, Modica and Scicli, all UNESCO World Heritage Sites are 50 km awa and Catania is 100 km’s distance. Just a short distance away by case are south-eastern Sicily’s other beautiful beaches: the Calamosche beach, Isola di Capo Passero, Isola delle Correnti, Playa Carratois, Punto Rio and Porto Ulysses. The region’s mild climate means you can plan a vacation here not just in the summer, but also in the spring and in autumn until late October. DISTANCES Oasis of Vendicari, 5 minutes by walk (south entrance); Villa Romana del Tellaro, 5 minutes by car; Calamosche: 5 minutes by car; Isola di Capo Passero e Fortezza(XI SEC), 15 minutes by car; Isola delle Correnti, 15 minutes by car; Lakes of Avola: 30 minutes by car; Taormina and Alcantara Gorges 1.30 h by car; Pantalica: 1:30 hour by car; Siracusa 40 minutes by car; Ragusa: 45 minutes by car; Scicli: 45 minutes by car; Modica: 45 minutes by car; Valley of the Temples Agrigento 2:30 h by car; Scala dei Turchi 2 hours by car.
Laundry and bath towels: 10 €/person
Electricity consumption over 80 kWh/week: 0,30 €/kwh
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