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"Il Malazzene"; Sicily Etna and sea


"Il Malazzene"; Sicily Etna and sea

11 guests
5 bedrooms
6 beds
4 baths
11 guests
5 bedrooms
6 beds
4 baths
Great check-in experience91% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
PoolThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

The space

The property is developed on two levels, the atrium of the house leads to a large living room with reading area TV, surrounded around an ancient well with an old internal combustion engine of the early 900 formerly used for lifting water of mineral spring which flows below the property to a depth of about 60 m. The living room leads to a large modern kitchen and equipped with a large fireplace on one side and the other, a convivial dining table. The house has a small private garden, barbecue with tables and chairs where you can enjoy dinner and breakfast.
On the upper floor are four bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, elegantly furnished. The two suites also equipped with a a relaxing corner and terraces offer a view of the pool, the lemon grove and the sea. The other two bedrooms with private bath overlooking Mount Etna.
The house has access to the common areas: swimming pool, garden, parking and access to the sea.

Nearest Airport: Catania 37 km
Nearest Ferry: Port of Catania 33 km
Nearest Train: Acireale FS 10 km
Nearest Motorway: Giarre - Highway A18 Catania / Messina 7 km
Nearest Beach: Private beach at 200 meters
Bar Pub: 1.7 km Pozzillo
Skiing: Etna - Nicolosi 34 km
Golf: The Golf Club small - Castiglione D.S. (18 holes) 33 km
Restaurant: 1.7 km Pozzillo
Supermarket: 2 km
Car: recommended


Air conditioning
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 10AM


38 Reviews

Tim User Profile
October 2017
Fabulous. A great kitchen and eating area. A huge pool. Large, well-maintained, attractive grounds. A wonderfully-eccentric house. Organized and helpful hosts.
Emma User Profile
September 2017
We were delighted with the villa outside Acireale. It was ideal for a family reunion (7 adults) with comfortable bedrooms for everyone, a wonderful swimming pool, lovely rock beach swimming in crystal clear water and a magnificent kitchen, perfect for preparing even the most elab…
Yung User Profile
July 2016
Thanks Marco, Guiseppe and Esmeralda for hosting our family holiday in Sicily. With a family reunion of 2 families from Ireland plus grandparents and our family from Australia there was enough space in the large villa for all of us. No one was on top of each other and there were …
Pauline User Profile
October 2015
We spent a week at "Il Malazzene", a beautiful property located on the coast between Catane and Taormina. The house was very spacious and modern, the rooms were nice and clean. The huge kitchen and dining table are perfect for group dinners. Unfortunately we weren't able to enjoy…
Debbie User Profile
September 2014
This is an absolutely beautiful place to stay. The villa is so well appointed and the pool is magnificent. The hosts were available for assistance and advice when needed, but provided space and privacy when not. The location requires a car, as it's a little way off from other t…
Lino User Profile
October 2013
Il Malazzene is a truly fantastic property and a wonderful place to stay. Like others have said, the property is so nice that it is almost difficult to leave it during the day and we found ourselves lazying around the pool, around the beautiful house or wandering through the lemo…
Ian User Profile
July 2013
Our group of 15 had a great time at this beautiful villa. Our hosts were very welcoming.

Hosted by Esmeralda

Acireale, ItalyJoined in April 2012
Esmeralda User Profile
237 Reviews
Ciao a tutti, che dire di me? Insieme a mio marito gestisco la nostra splendita villa lieti di ospitare persone da ogni angolo del mondo e far scoprire le bellezze della nostra amata isola Sicilia.
Languages: English, Italiano, Русский, українська
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
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