Sicilian romance at a glamorous baroque castle
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A luxe baroque castle between Mount Etna and the Ionian Sea, with a private beach - includes breakfast and a bottle of wine, plus a spa voucher for longer stays
Stately structures and archways rise to meet you on the cobbled pathways to Castello di San Marco, a grand 300-year old castle on the coast of Catania in Sicily. Set between the beautiful blue of the Ionian Sea, the skyward reach of Mount
Etna and with horse
riding, scuba diving, and sightseeing on offer, you won't know what to
Softly illuminated interiors, lovely stonework and fine decor reflect baroque Sicilian style. Spend your days lazing on the hotel's private beach, taking a dip in the large turquoise blue outdoor swimming pool, playing tennis on the floodlit court, visiting Aquae Leonis Spa for a treatment or enjoying authentic Sicilian food with modern influences in the hotel's traditional dining hall.
Good to know
Please be aware that the beach is private from 1st June - before this time, the general public can use the beach. Beach access is subject to a €15 supplement and includes use of two sunbeds and a beach umbrella or gazebo (subject to availability).
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