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In the Heart of Ortigia

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  • 2 bedrooms

  • 2 bathrooms

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Modern and bright, this apartment offers a comfortable base for those looking to stay in the heart of Isola di Ortigia. You'll be a short walk from Fonte Aretusa, Syracuse Cathedral and the vibrant marina’s waterfront eateries and bars, while the Ionian waters of Cala Rossa are within easy reach. There's a modern kitchen, an inviting living room, and a laptop-friendly workspace for those needing to work during their stay. But the real standouts here are the balconies, which serve as lovely spots for evening drinks after a day of sightseeing.


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Highlights

Take a dip in the Ionian off of Cala Rossa Beach, a short walk away

Take a dip in the Ionian off of Cala Rossa Beach, a short walk away

Enjoy sea views from every vantage point at this apartment

Enjoy sea views from every vantage point at this apartment

Whip up Sicilian feasts in the modern kitchen

Whip up Sicilian feasts in the modern kitchen

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Home truths

    You may need to climb some stairs to reach this apartment.

    If you're travelling for work, you won't find a dedicated desk here. However, the dining table doubles up as a laptop-friendly workspace.

    Your host can provide a high chair for free upon request.

About this stay


Amenities

Laptop friendly workspace

Wi-fi

Air conditioning

Washing machine

Balcony

TV

Bedrooms & bathrooms

2 bedrooms, 3 beds

2 bathrooms

Extras


Additional fees

  • There's no free parking at this home, but you can pay to use one of the nearby public car parks.

  • Your host can provide a cot for little ones for an additional fee of €10 per day – please request this in advance.

Additional fees subject to a 3.5% handling charge.

Extras are subject to availability. Please enquire with your host.

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Local guide


About Syracuse

At the mention of Syracuse, many people will be familiar with the coastal Sicilian city brimming with Greek and Roman architecture, but perhaps less so with the wider province that shares the same name. It’s a peaceful corner of the island that boasts a magnificent natural landscape – from the long Mediterranean coastline dotted with protected areas and picturesque beaches to the gentle slopes of the Hyblaean Mountains, as well...

Explore the area

Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

Explore the Charming Island of Ortigia

Explore the Charming Island of Ortigia

Discover the beauty of Ortigia, a picturesque island with historic stone buildings, squares, a temple, and a small beach. Wander through the narrow baroque streets, indulge in delicious cuisine at local restaurants, and take in the breathtaking sunset on the promenade.

7 min
Try the Exquisite Cannoli Delights

Try the Exquisite Cannoli Delights

Indulge in freshly made cannoli with a variety of delicious fillings, including pistachio cream and ricotta cheese. The crunchy pastry and unique flavours make Cannoli Del Re a must-try for food enthusiasts.

4 min
Dine at Grand Hotel Ortigia

Dine at Grand Hotel Ortigia

A stately hotel with a rooftop restaurant offering stunning panoramic views of Ortigia. Enjoy professional, hospitable service and a delicious menu of Italian dishes.

7 min
Indulge in Gelato Heaven

Indulge in Gelato Heaven

Gelateria Belfiore Gelato & Cioccolato is a hidden gem for ice-cream lovers. With a wide range of flavours to choose from, including the must-try extra dark chocolate and Diana, this place offers outstanding service and delicious treats.

11 min
Explore the ancient Temple of Apollo

Explore the ancient Temple of Apollo

Dating back to the 6th century BCE, this ancient Greek temple is a fascinating point of interest. Although in ruins, the temple's garden setting adds to its allure.

9 min
Discover the enchanting Arethusa Spring

Discover the enchanting Arethusa Spring

An ancient, storied fountain with papyrus plants and resident waterfowl. Immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere and witness the mythical love story of Arethusa and Alpheus come to life.

4 min
Dine at Ristorante Retroscena

Dine at Ristorante Retroscena

Experience pure Sicilian cuisine at this comfy and chic eatery in Siracusa. The authentic Italian dishes, warm hospitality, and welcoming atmosphere make it a must-try for foodies seeking quality eats.

10 min
Indulge in Gelato Delights at Gelateria Gusto

Indulge in Gelato Delights at Gelateria Gusto

Hidden in the heart of Ortigia, Gelateria Gusto is a wonderful small gelateria serving delicious, creamy gelato flavors like Pistacchio de Bronte and Mandorla di Avola. Don't miss out on this gem of a cafe for a refreshing treat in Sicily.

6 min
Enjoy fresh sandwiches and sea views at Alimentari Randieri Lucia

Enjoy fresh sandwiches and sea views at Alimentari Randieri Lucia

This cute cafe and store on the waterfront offers delicious sandwiches made with fresh ingredients. With friendly owners and reasonable prices, it's the perfect spot to relax with a drink and take in the beautiful sea view.

6 min
Enjoy the Fountain of Diana

Enjoy the Fountain of Diana

Situated on Piazza Archimede, this beautiful fountain with a statue of the goddess Diana is a perfect spot to relax, grab a snack, and capture some memorable photos. The square offers shade and a serene atmosphere.

7 min
Explore the magnificent Syracuse Cathedral

Explore the magnificent Syracuse Cathedral

Immerse yourself in the rich history and architectural splendor of Syracuse Cathedral. Admire the grand baroque facade, intricate frescoes, and stunning stained glass windows that create a warm, ethereal glow. A truly humbling experience in the heart of historic Syracuse.

5 min

Get around

Airport

Vincenzo Bellini Catania

1 hr 14 min

Comiso

1 hr 46 min

Reggio Calabria

3 hr 11 min

Train station

Siracusa

22 min

Bus stop

Corso Giacomo Matteotti 11-3

8 min

Local shops & services

Supermarket

8 min

Cafe

2 min

Pharmacy

7 min

Points of interest

Beach

Spiaggia dell'Arenella

29 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

No parties or events

No pets

No smoking

Good to know

Arrival from 15:00

Departure before 10:00

On floor 1, steps only

Air con

Wifi

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    5

    days

    Cancel at least 5 days before your check-in date for a full refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 5 days away.

Host


This home is managed by Jane

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay.

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