Borgo Alveria, Noto
|Contrada Noto Antica, SP 64, 96017, Noto, Syracuse, Sicily, ITALY.|
Description: Borgo AlveriaBorgo Alveria is a special kind of boutique hotel set in the Italian countryside on the Mediterranean island of Sicily. Inland between Syracuse and Ragusa, Borgo Alveria is about 10 km away from Noto Antica. Combining agriculture, contemporary renewal and traditional hospitality, Borgo Alveria is a place where past meets future, halfway between experience and experiment; a place for meditation, discovery and the meeting of like minded people.
As part of the UNESCO World Heritage area, there are many nearby architectural, cultural and natural places of interest such as Baroque Scicli in Modica, Marzamemi Harbour, Cava Grande Nature Reserve, Cava Cultrera, San Corrado di Fuori, the area of Eloro, Roman mosaics of Villa Del Tellaro; and the Wetlands & Wildlife Nature Reserve of Vendicari (Oasi Faunistica of Vendicari).
The resort features exclusive accommodation with modern comforts, a swimming pool, a long farmhouse hosting the restaurant, and several orchards, gardens and 19 hectares of land, partly cultivated and partly wild. Enjoy the beauty, the conviviality and the passion for this land. Share the sense of wellness and welcome with selective guests from all over the world, each with a distinct background but all tuned in to the same dreams.
Type of rooms: Borgo AlveriaAll rooms feature a private bathroom with shower, hairdryer, minibar, courtesy kit, towels, air conditioning, LCD TV-SAT with Sky TV, flowers and fruit.
Classic Rooms: a simple and cozy ambience. Lava stone floors, mirrors contrasting the stone walls and colorful accessories such as silk cushions on the beds. 3 Classic Rooms for double occupancy. 2 Classic Rooms for three people maximum.
Superior Room: The room offers distinctive details, bathroom with large shower in a metal structure created by a local artist, view of garden surrounded by olive trees and a glimpse of the pool. 1 Superior Room for double occupancy. 1 Superior Room for three people maximum.
2 Deluxe Rooms: large spaces and design details such as Kartell lamps and white linen curtains. One of the two Deluxe has a Japanese tub with waterfall shower. 1 Deluxe Room for double occupancy. 1 Deluxe Room for three people maximum.
Additional information: Borgo Alveria
Dining: Chef David Cascino carries on the family tradition and talent of Italian cooking and creativity. High quality ingredients include the best salami and cheeses. Seasonal vegetables are harvested from the garden next door; meat comes from a nearby producer, and fish from the local sea to your table. Don't forget to reserve your table before coming!
Children: under 3 years old stay for free. 50% discount for children from 4 to 9 years old. An extra bed is charged an additional supplement.
Rent a mountainbike.
An Ayurvetic massage (1 hr - 1.5 hr) can be arranged.
Excursions: hike some of the most picturesque sites in the area: Pantalica - Cavagrande - Vendicari - Noto Antica. Try a half day or full day guided excursion for fans of nature, anthropology, history and archaeology. Languages spoken by guides are English, French, German.
Explore: The whole area is a very important archaeological site and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage. Discover interesting architectural, cultural and natural places. Drive the winding country coastal roads and see the late Baroque Scicli and Modica, set on a wide plateau through amazing canyons; the scenic Marzamemi harbour, with its main piazza height. Dip into the past; the wild and pure nature of Cava Grande Natural Reserve and the little lakes of Cava Cultrera in S. Corrado di Fuori valley. Visit the archaeological area of Eloro and the mosaics of Villa Del Tellaro; the Oasi Faunistica of Vendicari and its amazing beaches and a stop-over for many migratory birds such as herons, wading birds, flamingos and cormorants.
Discover: There was once another Noto. Ancient writings refer to it as Netum and a few parts of the walls and ruins of the old gateway and castle are visible. Now lost in a lush nature and marked here and there by more ruins, you can walk though ancient streets, through the 'Porta Aurea' once crowded with busy people. Recently, excavations brought to light curious and interesting details, such as several stone engravings. Mount Alveria is full of historic and archaeological relics from different eras: Sicilian necropolis, but also Hellenistic, Pre-Christian, Jewish, Byzantine, Arabian, Norman, Renaissance and Baroque ruins.
Deposit Required: The cancellation of a reservation by the customer supposes the return of the deposit according to the following percentages:
100% if communicated 30 days before the commencement of the booking.
50% if communicated between 15 and 30 days before the commencement of the booking.
If the communication of the cancellation occurs less than 15 days before the commencement of the booking this will entail the total loss of the deposit.
In case of early departure the full amount of your reservation must be paid.
All days indicated are understood to be natural days.
Number of rooms: 9
Official category: 3 ears = 4 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1500 / 2008.
Period of closure: Nov 7 - Mar 19.
Open: Mar 20 - Nov 6.
Languages spoken: Italian, English, French.Smoking policy: smoking outside only.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Mastercard, Amexco, Diners, Maestro.
Restaurant closed: No lunch served on Mondays. Open: Mar 20 - Nov 6.
GPS Coordinates: 36° 57' 5.86'' N 15° 1' 11.42'' E
Nearest airport: Fontanarossa (Catania) - 90 km.