Countryhouse Villadorata


Countryhouse Villadorata

Area: Noto, Siracusa
Main features: Beautiful View, Countryside, Fine Cuisine, Garden, Organic Agriculture, Peaceful, Quiet, Refined, and Swimming pool
Price per night: From € 199 to € 700

This sensational 8 room residence along with the common areas is paired with a fine restaurant, spacious gardens and veranda overlooking a sinuously shaped oval pool gazing endlessly to the horizon at sea.

Overlooking the gently rolling hills of “Notoshire“ with a view to the distant sea, the property spreads over 16 hectares of land. Here the farming is biodynamic emphasising a holistic approach to the care of the existing old olive groves, the vineyards and new cultivation of fruit trees.

This former winepress dating back to the 18th century personifies its creators’ taste for charismatic and artisanal detailing like the smooth rendering of the facades, with an array of engaging contemporary finishes with the use of natural woods, vintage lighting and furnishings.

The overall feel is that of harmony that merges beautifully with the countryside and its past, making for a truly relaxing experience.

This sensational 8 room residence along with the common areas is paired with a fine restaurant, spacious gardens and veranda overlooking a sinuously shaped oval pool gazing endlessly to the horizon at sea.

The residence itself is assembled by the following six elements:

The Aqua Madre: A large organic shaped pool which evokes the natural marshes and ponds of the area is supplied with fresh water filtered by a special mixture of mineral salts, magnesium, potassium, iodine and mineral nutrients (also called “salts of life”), the virtues of which are renown since Antiquity and which reproduce the wholesome virtues of thermal waters.

The Palmento Residence, in the main courtyard, began as a nineteenth-century olive mill. Now beautifully renovated offering three deluxe rooms of about  36 m2, each with its own veranda. These look onto  a jasmine-filled terrace and the wonderful swimming pool faced with crystalline-coloured natural stones, embellishing the garden and olive grove in all seasons.

Not far  from the Palmento is The Ulivo Residence. An intimate one-room suite of about 37 m2  ideal for lovers requiring total privacy. It has its own private swimming pool of 12 x 3 meters (once an irrigation trough), now entirely faced in natural stones.

All the rooms are minimalist at heart, meticulously finished with quality bespoke fittings and natural contemporary furnishings mostly in natural fabrics and walnut, oak and elm furniture.

The Bouganville Residence is reached by a walkway that leads through a grove of beautiful olive, almond and fruit trees. Originally a small building for agricultural workers, it offers three deluxe rooms of about 30m2,  each with its own veranda, and one superior room of about 25 m2 on the first floor with a small terrace, all facing onto an organic garden and affording stunning views of the surrounding hills graced with Mediterranean vegetation.

Ethical Energy Farm: Sustainability is the core philosophy at Country House Villadorata and thanks to the use of advanced green technologies (photovoltaic, thermal solar energy) it manages to produce most of its own electricity and water supply.

Its restaurant, “Orti di Villadorata”, offers its guests simple traditional dishes based on ancestral know how, seasonal and local products.

The chef draws his talent in his ability to translate the essential virtues of the Sicilian land, traditions and climate filtering in nature’s unparalleled generosity into the makings of a contemporary, delectable and totally authentic cuisine.

Prices in euros

The above prices are an indication as this hotel bases its rates on BAR (Best Available Rates) and rates will be confirmed at the time of request.

Prices are per room for one or two persons sharing and include breakfast.

Extra services available on request:

  • Transfer
  • Cooking courses
  • Visit vineyards in the area
  • Boat tours
  • Guided tours
  • Yoga teacher
  • At a glance

    • In the countryside outside Noto
    • 8 rooms of which
      • One Private Suite with own swimming pool
      • 6 De Luxe double or twins with veranda
      • One Superior double with terrace
    • Large Swimming pool (150 square meters)
    • Extensive grounds
    • Paths for walking or jogging
    • Free Wi-Fi throughout
    • Daily Newspapers available
    • Check-in from 14.00
    • Check-out by 10.00
  • Rooms

    • Air-conditioning
    • Wi-fi
    • Nespresso machine
    • Docking station
    • TV lcd 52’’ with interactive entertainment
    • Fridge with water and soft drinks
    • Suite has a private swimming pool
    • De Luxe rooms have a veranda
    • Superior room has terrace
    • Beds are king size and can be twinned
    • All rooms enjoy countryside and sea view
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Beach towels and umbrellas are provided
  • More things to do

    • Cycling tours in and around the area
    • Guided tour of Siracusa
    • Culinary tour
    • Half a day on on Enrico’s ketch
    • Vendicari Nature Reserve with guide
    • Personal Yoga teacher
  • Map location


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