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Agriturismo Il Giardino del Sole

Contrada San Demetrio, snc, 96013 Carlentini (Syracuse)

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In brief

  • Type: Bedroom (2),
  • Guests: 50
  • Map: Hills, Seaside
  • Type of accommodation: Room only, Half board, Full board, Bed & Breakfast

The agriturismo

Located between Catania and Syracuse, the agriturismo is an ancient hamlet surrounded by orange trees, olive trees and Barbary figs, which enjoys stunning views of Etna.

The agriturismo is part of an organic farm and offers a peaceful stay with wholesome traditional cuisine.

The accommodation

The agriturismo offers 10 rooms and 12 bungalows. All accommodation includes a bathroom, minibar, digital TV and air conditioning.

 

In the restaurant, guests can enjoy typical traditional cuisine, prepared using the farm’s own seasonal produce and wholesome organic ingredients from the local area. There are also indoor and outdoor spaces available for your special events.

 

Other facilities include a children’s play area, table football, ping pong, a large solarium and swimming pool, mountain bikes and ample open air parking.

Activities and surrounding

The agriturismo is around 15 minutes from Catania airport, 5 minutes from the sea and 45 minutes from Etna. The tourist resorts of eastern Sicily are also easy accessible.  (Syracuse, Lentini, Noto, Avola, Ragusa, Modica, Sortino, Taormina). 

Guests can also enjoy horse and donkey excursions with the riding centre, or take riding lessons delivered by qualified experts, and visit the agriturismo’s educational farm.

Partners

  • This agriturismo is associated with Agriturist This agriturismo is associated with Agriturist

Services

Available services

Restaurant
Swimming pool
Internet
Air conditioning
Pets allowed

Inform the agriturismo of any animals at the time of booking.

Owners will be held responsible for damage to property and persons.

Pets allowed

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Small caged animals
  • Horses (stabling)

Size/gender of dogs

  • Small (under 10 kg)
  • Medium (10 kg - 25 kg)

Allowed in

  • Accommodation
  • Public areas
  • Outdoor picnic area
  • Pool (not in the water)

Safety

  • Only well-behaved, supervised animals

Services

  • Bowls for food and water
  • Area equipped for washing dogs
Playground for children
Sport and leisure
  • Horse-riding
  • Bike rental
Classes
  • Cooking classes
Typical products on sale
Disabled facilities
Credit cards welcome
Attractions and activities in the surrounding area
  • Theme Parks and Water Parks
  • Nature Reserves
  • Museums and galleries
  • Artistic and historical sites
Sport and activities in the surrounding area
  • Hiking
  • Bird watching
  • Horse riding

Restaurant & Events

Restaurant services

  • Vegetarian Menus
  • Menu for celiac disease and intolerance
  • Children's menu
  • Local cuisine
  • Menu with farm products
  • Cooking classes

Open to

Everyone

Table reservation

Reservation recommended

Seats

Up to 200

Menu

Set menu + À la carte

Average price

22€

Specialties you may find

  • Salame di suino nero dei nebrodi
  • Insalata di arance
  • Pasta con borragine e salsiccia
  • Baccalà fritto
  • Grigliata mista

Wedding in Italy, Parties & Celebrations

Available rooms/spaces
  • Reception room
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Dance floor
  • Swimming pool
  • Parking
  • Bridal suite
Services
  • On-site restaurant
  • Reception
  • On-site ceremony
  • Music
  • Room dressing
  • Aperitif
  • Cake
Guests
from

20

to

200 Guests

Menus from

20.00€

Corporate Events

Activities
  • Conferences
  • Team building
  • Presentations
  • Gala dinners
  • Aperitifs
  • Workshops
Types of meeting room
  • Desk
  • Classroom
  • Cocktail
Services
  • Amplification
  • Video projector
  • Wi-fi
  • Welcome desk
  • Screens
  • Parking
Guests
from

2

to

80

N° meeting rooms

2

Open space for set-up

200mq

Largest meeting room

80 seats

Tastings

Products
  • Wine tasting
  • Oil tasting
  • Cheeses tasting
  • Hot samples
  • Cold samples
Provenance
  • Own production
  • Selection of local products
Services
  • Guided tasting
Booking required

Yes

Participants

80

Educational Farm

Services
  • School trips
  • Introduction to horse riding
  • Workshops
  • Accessible trails
  • Guided games
Themes
  • Vegetable garden
  • Milk / Cheeses
  • Typical cuisine
  • Rearing animals
  • River
  • Countryside
  • Agriculture
  • Traditional activities
  • Stables
  • Milking
Age
from

4

to

40

Prices

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Reviews

"Very good"
Based on 28 reviews
  • Setting and surroundings
    10,4/10
    "Wonderful"
  • Activities and facilities
    9,3/10
    "Excellent"
  • Accommodation
    8,7/10
    "Very good"
  • Restaurant
    11,1/10
    "Wonderful"
Have you visited this agriturismo?
  • 5
    "Mediocre"

    "Not recommended"

    10/07/2019

    We were in this "farm" in August, the reception was very bad: we were too early in advance of the time (we arrived around 13 and we had indicated as time 15 hours). The lady sent us back later and told us that we could not have lunch in the bag anywhere within the facility. So we came back around 4 p.m. and the first thing we were asked for were the documents and the balance of the stay!!!
    They accompanied us in our "accommodation" that has nothing to do with the photographs of the site: it resembled in fact a wooden container (!), with air conditioning at most ... we then asked where was the nearest supermarket for shopping and, unloaded the luggage, we went; shortly after we received the call to solicit documents (which were still in the luggage) and the balance!!!
    We have never been to any place where they ask for the balance before they even start their stay. The reception received has nothing to do with the typical hospitality of Sicilians, already proven on the contrary in other farms where the guest is at the center of everything.
    Finally, the photos on the site are not very real ... there should also be those of the "houses-containers" of wood and communicate to those who book where exactly is your accommodation, so you can also choose based on that.
    Strongly discouraged.
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    • Stay: 8/2019
    Agriturismo Il Giardino del Sole answers
    Dear Mrs. Papa Elena, when you requested and then booked the apartment-bungalow you were informed of the type of room, rate, check-in and check-out times, the necessary deposit and the balance of services on arrival in addition to the times of breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    Of all this communication sent meticulously by e-mail, what did you receive? Did you read it?
    You booked by accepting all the rules of the house and then:
    - You got here two hours early;
    - You wanted to have a picnic in the restaurant areas among the paying customers;
    - You tricked and cheated the receptionist who, with typical Sicilian warmth and confidence, trusted your words: "let's go and put down the suitcases in the room and we'll come and give the documents and pay for them" and instead you got into the car and ran away. Getting into trouble (they are PENAL violations) with the state police that requires the immediate registration of guests before entering the room, and in this sense I invite you to read the Legislative Decree of January 7, 2013 of the Ministry of Interior and art. 109 of the T.U.L.P.S. (Consolidated Text of the Law of Public Security).
    - Putting the receptionist in trouble who trusted you.
    Finally we want to tell you that on our site there are ALL the photos and the apparta-bungalow (only housing unit with kitchen by the way, all the others are just rooms and therefore difficult to be wrong) is located in the bungalow section of the site and is not a "container" but a cottage with walls and natural wood roof with a large veranda surrounded by nature and with excellent air conditioning (as confirmed by you).
    Even in our Agriturismo the guest is the focus of attention and you would have been the same, but in a week's stay we have not seen you, except from the cameras enter and exit ... maybe you were hiding after the mean figure of arrival?
    Do you advise against it? Instead, we advise you to learn to read, choose and respect what is proposed to you and the honest work of a family that lives and works honestly. Also remember that we Sicilians are warm and welcoming with those who are friendly and honest and if he tells you "unload your bags and I'll be back" as soon as you unload your bags back, does not think of other 100 things first.
    Best regards
    The Ferrante Family
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  • 10
    "Amazing"

    "I recomand Giardino Del sole to those who like to experiace agriturizmo"

    07/03/2019

    The place is peaceful,cabins cleaned every single day.
    The staff are so helpful they go out of their way to explain to you.
    When it comes to food,prepare yourself to get filled like you never been staffed before.
    Fresh food at all times.
    I would like to thank all the staff that made our stay a remarkable one.
    Thank you.

    • Stay: 6/2019
    • Traveller: Couples
    • Holiday: Fun
    • Setting and surroundings
      9,5/10
      "Excellent"
    • Accommodation
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Activities and facilities
      9,5/10
      "Excellent"
    • Restaurant
      10/10
      "Amazing"
  • 10
    "Amazing"

    "Beijing Rally"

    06/25/2019

    I had a great time, courtesy and kindness. The really nice place. It's great to eat. I'll definitely be back. Congratulations
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    • Stay: 6/2019
    • Traveller: Single
    • Holiday: Fun
    • Setting and surroundings
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Accommodation
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Activities and facilities
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Restaurant
      10/10
      "Amazing"

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Contrada San Demetrio, snc, 96013
Carlentini (Syracuse) Print directions from host
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