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fabulous sea terrace

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Lovely apartment overlooking the golden beach of Donnalucata

Apartment with large terrace on the beach in Donnalucata (Ragusa), from Arabic "Al Ain Kawat", "source of hours." Directly on the golden sandy beach. 2 bedrooms + living room, 4 bed. . spectacular views. unforgettable sunsets. In places of Montalbano. The house is equipped with everything. fireplace for fall or winter stays. Conditioned air. Washing machine, dishwasher. Terrace Private Terrace. Easy parking. In Centro, with seafood restaurants, pizzerias, aperi-bars, ice cream parlors, mercoto of fresh fish from local pescastori. Include a few minutes from the city Unesco World Heritage Site for the Sicilian Baroque: Scicli, Modica, Noto, Ragusa. Important archaeological sites such as the tombs of "Cava d'Ispica" or the archaeological park of "Kamarina", the Catacombs of "Trabacche" or "Castle of Donnafugata with the famous maze. nature hikes in the quarries characteristics.

Donnalucata beach town on the south-eastern Sicily, in the province of Ragusa, seaside hamlet of Scicli, overlooks the Mediterranean Sea at a latitude south of Tunis. golden sandy beaches and blue sea, seaside village, with with a fresh fish market every morning at the marina, the Marina and the center with its fish restaurants, pizzerias, bars, aperi-bars, ice cream parlors, "nightlife." Sun and sea, location of the fiction of Commissioner Montalbano (Marinella the film) ... but not only, Donnalucata is also History, Legend, Myth, the city of the "Source of the hour" and the "Battle of the Militias.

More than a vacation, an emotional journey.

The source of the hours

The origin of the name Donnalucata comes from its ancient spring. An Arab traveler, Al Idris fact sent to the Sultan Saladin a report in which he claimed to have found a source, close to the shoreline, protected by a wall and guarded by armed soldiers, gushing five times a day, for very specific hours, corresponding to hours of Muslim prayers. He said that he found "Ayn-al-Awqat" or source of hours, which was Latinized Woman Lucata.

The Battles of the Militia

At the turn of the year Mille Donnalucata, as well as the rest of the sciclilitano territory it was disputed between the Normans and Saracens. In 1091 the leader of the Saracens, the emir Belcane, the "I admire Barbaru Belcane ', Badr Al Gamali Emir of Caliph Al Maadd Munstansir, who with his mighty army of 600 chelandie and 60 000 men, one of the largest ever landed in Sicily in ancient times, he would try to win back the whole island already liberated (occupied) by Roger de Hauteville, Grand Count who repeatedly had defeated him in the land of Sicily. Norman waited for the enemy in Donnalucata flat and here came the clash. Showy overwhelm the Saracens, Ruggero invoked the Mother of God and, miracle, this appeared on the battlefield, riding on a white horse with a sword in hand. "

The convent of the Militia

In the place of the battle, in the hills, it was built the sanctuary of the "Militia" dedicated to the Virgin Warrior, The Madonna of the Militia: a Madonna not only riding, but also (and more) with a sword in his hand! In the sanctuary it is visible among other things the imprint of His horse stamped on the stone. The sanctuary was destroyed by an earthquake in 1693 was rebuilt in 1721.

Every year, the last Sunday of May in Scicli, there is a big folk festival with the evocation and representation stage of the famous battle of 1091.

The source of the hours is still visible on Micenci beach, the eastern beach of Donnalucata.

The Convent of the Militia, with the imprint of the Madonna warrior horse, is located on the hill upstream Donnalucata;

 The statue of the Madonna on horseback with a sword is visible at the Mother Church of Scicli.

More Details

Owner
Stefania
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 January, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Donnalucata in Province of Ragusa

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flessibile / Check-out: 10.30
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surf fishing
  • tennis

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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Comiso
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Riviera
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Pozzallo
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Donnafugata Resort
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Scicli
Nearest Motorway
40 Kilometres
Rosolini
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Retro
Nearest Beach
micenci
Car: recommended

Further south of Tunis. Donnalucata beach town on the south-eastern Sicily, in the province of Ragusa, seaside hamlet of Scicli, overlooks the Mediterranean Sea at a latitude south of Tunis. golden sandy beaches and blue sea, seaside village, with with a fresh fish market every morning at the marina, the Marina and the center with its fish restaurants, pizzerias, bars, aperi-bars, ice cream parlors, "nightlife." Sun and sea, location of the fiction of Commissioner Montalbano (Marinella the film) ... but not only, Donnalucata is also History, Legend, Myth, the city of the "Source of the hour" and the "Battle of the Militias." A 7 km from Scicli, baroque town Unesco World Heritage Site, together with Modica and Ragusa. To visit and experience the magic feeling. Excellent Sicilian food, by ricotta ravioli with oranges, the sweet ricotta cannoli to turkish heads of cream, the tomato scacce or vegetables to fresh local seafood.

More than a vacation, an emotional journey.

The source of the hours

The origin of the name Donnalucata comes from its ancient spring. An Arab traveler, Al Idris fact sent to the Sultan Saladin a report in which he claimed to have found a source, close to the shoreline, protected by a wall and guarded by armed soldiers, gushing five times a day, for very specific hours, corresponding to hours of Muslim prayers. He said that he found "Ayn-al-Awqat" or source of hours, which was Latinized DonnaLucata.

The Battles of the Militia

At the turn of the year Mille Donnalucata, as well as the rest of the sciclilitano territory it was disputed between the Normans and Saracens. In 1091 the leader of the Saracens, the emir Belcane, the "I admire Barbaru Belcane ', Badr Al Gamali Emir of Caliph Al Maadd Munstansir, who with his mighty army of 600 chelandie and 60 000 men, one of the largest ever landed in Sicily in ancient times, he would try to win back the whole island already liberated (occupied) by Roger de Hauteville, Grand Count who repeatedly had defeated him in the land of Sicily. Norman waited for the enemy in Donnalucata flat and here came the clash. Showy overwhelm the Saracens, Ruggero invoked the Mother of God and, miracle, this appeared on the battlefield, riding on a white horse with a sword in hand. "

The convent of the Militia

In the place of the battle, in the hills, it was built the sanctuary of the "Militia" dedicated to the Virgin Warrior, The Madonna of the Militia: a Madonna not only riding, but also (and more) with a sword in his hand! In the sanctuary it is visible among other things the imprint of His horse stamped on the stone. The sanctuary was destroyed by an earthquake in 1693 was rebuilt in 1721.

Every year, the last Sunday of May in Scicli, there is a big folk festival with the evocation and representation stage of the famous battle of 1091.

The source of the hours is still visible on Micenci beach, the eastern beach of Donnalucata.

The Convent of the Militia, with the imprint of the Madonna warrior horse, is located on the hill upstream Donnalucata;

The statue of the Madonna on horseback with a sword is visible at the Mother Church of Scicli.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Donnalucata, Sicily

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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media
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£267
for 3 nights
From
£89
£623
 
 
Alta
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£534
for 4 nights
From
£133
 
 
Media
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£178
for 2 nights
From
£89
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£62
for 1 night
From
£62
£436
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £88.93

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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