What about a harmonious holiday with your family in a typical Sicilian farmhouse, with the presence of farm animals and stunning views of the sea. Your host, Massimo, has gained a long-time experience in the hotel industry both at home and abroad. As soon as he retired, he felt he had to continue his passion. With his genuine hospitality he is now welcoming guests at Casina Grotta di Ferro from all over the world, to show them his homeland. Massimo lives in the nearby Marina di Ragusa and welcomes you and your family every morning to prepare breakfast and to enrich you with interesting suggestions for exploring the region.
Treat yourself to a tranquil place in the sun at the beautiful pool area, built up with ancient white stone walls, from three sites with leaving only one side open, offering tempting views of the landscape and the sea. Casina Grotta di Ferro is a place to enjoy the silence, the sun and the beautiful views in the a historic environment. An advantage for parents with children, as the pool area is fenced.
New cultural experiences are within easy reach with a short drive to the Baroque town of Ragusa. This city is really worth a visit, as well as the other baroque cities of Modica and Scicli. But there is much more on the island of Sicily to look forward to. The rich Sicilian culture is alwasy just around the corner, for example in Piazza Armerina and the beautiful mosaics of Villa Casale, reached in just two hours. If you like to see even more, drive to the beautiful Greek temples of Agrigento, taking about 2 hours by car. And if there is time left, you should try to enjoy a relaxing beach day on the golden sandy beaches of Marina di Ragusa or Punta Secca, located at a 10-minute drive from Casina Grotta di Ferro.
Casina Grotta di Ferro enjoys quite an idyllic setting, a perfect natural backdrop and the gentle sea breeze gently tickles your nose and you can only hear the birds twittering. For centuries this landscape has been cultivated by the farmers and the numerous white stones have since been put together to form high stone walls, protecting it from the wind. It now forms the boundary between the landowners. You will quickly find out why the Sicilian Duke chose Casina Grotta di Ferro as his residence and why he described it as his private paradise.
When the previous owner left, the property was completely renovated. The original residence of the Duke was divided into a junior suite and a suite, each with a terrace. The fireplace area faces the valley and has access to a terrace which is accessible to all guests. The other rooms are located in another house. The old rooms are furnished with special features. The rooms are equipped with air conditioning, mini bar, satellite TV, safe and bathroom with toilet, shower and hairdryer. Pamper yourself and your family at Casina Grotta di Ferro and enjoy the authenticity of this environment. A breathtaking landscape that radiates peace and facilitates the beautiful sandy beaches of Marina the Ragusa and not least, the culture-rich environment. In Casina Grotta di Ferro, we are quite sure you will enjoy a great holiday.
The double standard rooms are located either on the ground floor or on the first floor. These rooms do not have a private outdoor area, though you have plenty of possibilities to use the communal outdoor area. It is equpped with a table in the garden or in the pool area. In some rooms there is the possibility for an extra bed.
The junior suite is on the first floor, with the entrance through the room with the large fireplace. The junior suite comprises a small living room with access to a private terrace with sun loungers and stunning views of the countryside and the sea in the distance. There is also a double bedroom and a bathroom with toilet and shower. There are two additional beds in the living room, but remember that you can only reach the bathroom through the living room.
The Suite Camera del Duca is located on the first floor, with the entrance through the large fireplace room. The Suite Camera del Duca features a living room with access to a private terrace with sun loungers and stunning views of the countryside and the sea in the distance There is also a double bedroom and a bathroom with toilet and a large bath with hydro massage and color therapy function. There is a possibility for three additional extra beds in the living room, but remember that you can only reach the bathroom through the living room.
Enjoy a family holiday or a stay with good friends and book the entire house with private pool. Breakfast is included in the price, the other meals can be arranged on site with the host, or the numerous restaurants in the area. On request, we can organize cooking classes and dinners to meet all your holiday needs and requirements. The fireplace on the first floor is a good place to meet, especially if the weather does cooperate, but otherwise all the fellow travelers can use the beautiful large garden and the pool area.