Villa La Ganza

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Sleeps: 8 - 12 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 7
Oliver Approved

Overview

Pool Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids Pets Welcome Hot Tub Walk to Village All Bedrooms En-Suite

Villa La Ganza is perched hillside on the site of the Marquis of Ganzeria’s old hunting lodge, offering incredible views of the southern coastline, from the lighthouse of Punta Secca to Capo Bianco. The large swimming pool is perfectly positioned for the panoramic vista and guests can use the outdoor kitchen to prepare a delicious al fresco meal. With a tennis court, hot tub room and complimentary welcome pack containing basic essentials, you’ll feel pampered.

This holiday villa’s décor is magnificent, with modern furnishings that blend with the landscape. All six bedrooms have luxurious private bathrooms and air conditioning. Many areas will make the most of the property’s breathtaking views. Dine in the fully equipped kitchen or a more formal dining area.

Being within a large estate, which also includes Villa Camerina, larger groups of up to 24 can be accommodated - please follow the link for more information.

The villa’s location in Santa Croce Camerina means an easy drive to the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Ragusa, Modic and Scicli, famous for their Baroque architecture. You’ll want to spend time on the golden sandy beaches of Punta Secca, a charming fishing village. The owner can help you organise sailing, wine tasting and other tours too.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • The tennis court is shared with neighbouring Villa Camerina
  • Being part of a edicated "eco-friendly" estate, the villa uses its own natural well water source as well as solar-powered electricity supply
  • When the minimum occupancy is booked, certain rooms may not be accessible (this is subject to the owner's discretion) - it is best to check with us before booking if you have any queries about about this

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Internet Air-Con Hot Tub BBQ All Bedrooms En-Suite Tennis Court Ground Floor Bed & Bath Cable TV Games Room Indoor Games DVD Heating

Villa Interior

Ground Floor

- Open plan living area with sitting area, reading area and billiards table
- Fully-equipped kitchen with small dining table seating 4 people
- Dining area with seating for 10 people
- Six double bedrooms with air-conditioning and en-suite bathrooms
- Family bathroom

** The villa is for 12 adults + 4 children (extra beds are available upon request) **


Outside Grounds

- Private, heated pool (12m x 6m, depth: 0.8m - 1.5m), open all year
- Swimming pool with sun loungers
- Hot tub
- Covered porch with outdoor kitchen and dining table with bench seating
- Covered porch with comfortable seating
- Pergola with outdoor furniture
- Barbecue
- Tennis court (shared with neighbouring Villa Camerina)

Facilities

- Wi-Fi
- Air-conditioning (in all rooms)
- Heating
- iPod dock

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa La Ganza
Beach Nearby Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Rural Location Wine Tasting Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Punta Secca is a small village in the Province of Ragusa, the most beautiful part of the south-eastern coast of Sicily and the ideal place to spend your holiday. It features golden sandy beaches and rocky cliffs and is the hometown of Inspector Montalbano in the TV series “Il Commissario Montalbano”.

Punta Secca is a typical fishing village, originally an old Arab port, which faces the African Sea. It has wonderful sunny weather: not too hot in summer and a mild climate in the winter months. Autumn and spring are particularly pleasant as most holidaymakers have left and the seaside villages become peaceful and quiet.

The golden sandy beaches of Punta Secca are all free of charge and safe, and are surrounded by low cliffs on the West and on the East. The old white lighthouse, built with dry stone at the beginning of the last century, towers over the village.

The Province of Ragusa stretches out from the plateau to the sea and beautiful carob and almond trees dominate the landscape. The local cuisine is exquisite: the freshest ricotta ravioli; home-made cavati with tomato and meat sauce; aspic made with locally-raised pork; Valle dell'Acate artisan wines; and, most famously, ”Ragusano” cheese, made from raw cow's milk using age-old techniques and traditional wood and copper tools.

Religious festivals are plentiful and a terrific opportunity for experiencing important traditions with participation particularly evident during the feast days in honour of the Patron Saint, Christmas and Easter.

There are many cultural and prestigious events that take place in Ragusa including classical theatre performances at the Greek Theater of Syracuse, the International Music Show “Ibla Grand Prize”, and the Wine & Food Event “Cheese Art” (just to name a few).

The Province of Ragusa has recently been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List for its precious Baroque-style buildings. The whole are is bursting at the seams with architectural, archaeological and naturalistic treasures with Ragusa, Modica and Scicli particularly lovely to visit. 

The pretty seaside resort of Marina di Ragusa is just 5 km away and has a range of services and facilities available including banks, post offices, restaurants, bars and sport facilities.

About 6 km away on the coast is the River Irminio Nature Reserve, a Mediterranean estuary oasis. The area around the river mouth has wonderful sandy beaches and is a fantastic place for bird-watching. Approximately 3 km west from Punta Secca is Randello Beach, 3 km of golden sand backed by the Randello Forest Reserve a beautiful spot for a picnic.

The Hyblaean Mountains, characterized by deep “gorges” and wild Mediterranean undergrowth, are populated with rare species and are best explored on horseback. Also nearby is the must-visit “Cava d’Ispica” Park, a deep canyon housing a paleo-Christian catacomb.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Comiso

(20 km)

Nearest Airport Catania

(115 km)

Nearest Village Santa Croce Camerina

(2 km)

Nearest Beach Beach

(3 km)

Nearest Restaurant Restaurant

(300 m)

Nearest Supermarket Supermarkets & Shops

(2 km)

Region

Sicily is a picturesque and serene island, that somehow also seems to be full of drama. Choose your own adventure from your luxury villa in Sicily; whether you’re all about exploring history, food and drink or want to spend your time soaking up the sun. Mount Etna dominates the landscape, it’s active presence providing forests, mountainsides and cold lava streams to explore. The cities are bustling with activity in the form of markets, theatres and great shopping – all in the shelter of beautiful ancient streets. Learn more about the type of holiday in Sicily you’d like to experience with our handy travel guide – packed with tips, inspiration and things to add to your holiday to-do list.

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Heated Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Games Room
  • Indoor Games
  • DVD
  • Fenced Grounds

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • On-Site Concierge
  • Welcome Pack Included
  • Maid Service Available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Extras included at this property:

- Welcome pack

Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request. We will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

 

 

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €500 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Changeover day Saturday.
Minimum stay 7 nights during peak season. Shorter stay considered out of peak season - please enquire.
Pets welcome? On request only and with prior agreement with the owner. If accepted, a pet supplement of €50 per pet will apply (paid locally).
Heating costs included? Extra €100 per week, paid locally.
Other Ts and Cs Rates are based on 12 guests; extra €150 fee per additional guest per week (4 additional beds).
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Linen & towels included? Yes.
Pool heating charge? Extra €200 per week, paid locally. Available approximately November - April, on request.
Other Ts and Cs Mini-spa included during winter months. Extra €200 per week during all other periods (approximately April to November), on request.
Pool towels included? Yes.
Other Ts and Cs One cot and highchair are included, on request. Extra €35 per week for any additional cots/highchairs.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 18th 2019 - Oct 26th 2019 £3,362
Oct 26th 2019 - Apr 11th 2020 £2,732
Apr 11th 2020 - Apr 20th 2021 £3,362

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 18th 2019 - Oct 26th 2019 £3,782
Oct 26th 2019 - Mar 13th 2021 £3,152
Mar 13th 2021 - Apr 20th 2021 £3,782

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 18th 2019 - Oct 26th 2019 £4,203
Oct 26th 2019 - Apr 11th 2020 £3,572
Apr 11th 2020 - Apr 20th 2021 £4,203

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 18th 2019 - Oct 26th 2019 €3,719
Oct 26th 2019 - Apr 11th 2020 €3,022
Apr 11th 2020 - Apr 20th 2021 €3,719

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 18th 2019 - Oct 26th 2019 €4,184
Oct 26th 2019 - Mar 13th 2021 €3,487
Mar 13th 2021 - Apr 20th 2021 €4,184

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 18th 2019 - Oct 26th 2019 €4,649
Oct 26th 2019 - Apr 11th 2020 €3,952
Apr 11th 2020 - Apr 20th 2021 €4,649

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 18th 2019 - Oct 26th 2019 $4,139
Oct 26th 2019 - Apr 11th 2020 $3,363
Apr 11th 2020 - Apr 20th 2021 $4,139

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 18th 2019 - Oct 26th 2019 $4,656
Oct 26th 2019 - Mar 13th 2021 $3,880
Mar 13th 2021 - Apr 20th 2021 $4,656

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 18th 2019 - Oct 26th 2019 $5,174
Oct 26th 2019 - Apr 11th 2020 $4,398
Apr 11th 2020 - Apr 20th 2021 $5,174

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Owner Profile

Property Owner
Rosario

How long have you owned the property?
5 years

What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?
The incredible panoramic views

Are there any interesting stories in its history?
The villa is brand new!

Have you ever had any famous guests staying?
We have hosted a famous french architect and an important motorbike driver

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Reviews

  • Big Thumbs up here!

    Posted by Mark on 02/08/2018

    Very nice villa for a relaxed week.

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