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Waterfront Apartment with wide sea view and garden on lava rocks



Updated: 23-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

5 sleeps, garden, terrace, close to Etna, waterfront, WiFi

A ground floor apartment in a villa with garden right on the waterfront. From the garden and the terrace you can see the coastline from Pozzillo to Taormina and even Calabria in the distance. You can access the sea directly from the garden through a path that goes directly down to the lava rocks. In summer (June 15 to September 15) stairs are built on the lava rocks in order to make it easier for people to plunge into the sea. The house has a living room with sea view, doors to the terrace with a great view that stretches from the typical lava rocks in front of the house to Taormina in the distance. The house further comprises a double bedroom with sea view, a simple kitchen, another bedroom with two single beds, and two bathrooms with shower, toilet and bidet. The terrace is equipped with garden furniture. Wireless internet is available and included in the price!

The house is situated at the end of a street with seafront houses, at 500 meters from the center of Pozzillo and it is a strategic place from where to explore Eastern Sicily.

Exploring Mount Etna: Pozzillo is an excellent base from which to explore Mount Etna and its surroundings. The villages of Etna, such as Trecastagni, Zafferana Etnea e Randazzo, are famous for their ancient lava flows, the architecture of their seventeenth century churches, their delicious local produce and the hospitality of the villagers. Situated 700 metres above sea level, they are a favourite retreat of the city dwellers who, in summer are in search of cool, fresh air, while in winter are in search of snow for skiing. Few people are aware that Etna is a popular location for skiers in winter. On some glorious days in winter, it’s even possible to ski the frozen slopes in the morning enjoying a wonderful panoramic view of the Mediterranean, and then, the same afternoon, go and sunbathe on the beaches below!

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About the Manager

Giulia Lattanzio / Lenneke Burghouts
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch
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Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2017

About Giulia Lattanzio / Lenneke Burghouts

We have been with Homeaway since 2006, proposing houses that are able to unfold Sicily's colours and charm at best.

Houses with quality furnishing in unique locations, with incredible views or with a pool, always accurately selected in order to satisfy our main wish: to see you falling in love with Sicily just like we did.

We provide you with transparent information and true pictures. What you see is exactly what you get. We will advise you as much as we can about travel info, transfers and car rental.

Dinners in villas and other extra services can also be arranged. Finally, our prices are final rates! There are no hidden additional costs. We are flexible with your arrivals and departures and if you need a late check-in this is usually possible.

17 Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)


Mooi, rustig, vriendelijk.

  • 4 of 5

Zeer rustige plaats. Tuin met prachtig zicht. Waren hier 10 dagen en konden iedere ochtend buiten ontbijten. Eigenaars zeer discreet, vriendelijk, uiterst behulpzaam en erg attent. We kwamen 's avonds toe, wijn en citrusvruchten stonden klaar, de verwarming was aan, er was koffie en melk voor de eerste ochtend... Omgeving is zeker de moeite voor minstens 1 week (barokke stadjes en natuurlijk de Etna). Tip voor een mooie wandeling vanuit Casa Busa: via Cali naar Stazzo, +/- 5 km h&t. Vanaf Cali mooie promenade langs de zee.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nice house and wonderful beach with lovely view.

  • 3 of 5

The house and location was very nice but we did not like that the owner was looking around in the apartment when we was out.

If not the house had got a 5 star review.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Roberto, the owner, asked you before if he could enter in the house for reparations that could be done only from the inside of the holiday home. Ofcourse he didn't touch or look at your things / stuff or whatsoever. He is surprised to hear so, as he asked before and you said it was no problem.
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  • 4 of 5

Casa Busa is all you could want for your holiday home. Everything you may need is in the apartment. It is clean and comfortable with lovely sea views from your own little garden. From the garden you can clamber over some rocks and be in the beautiful clear sea water in 2 minutes. The owners Mr & Mrs Busa were very welcoming, happy, helpful and nice. The apartment was excellent and we had a great stay..

However we were somewhat disappointed Sicily as there was rubbish overflowing from bins and fly tipping EVERYWHERE that we went.....surprisingly there was no smell.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Eine wunderschöne Aussicht!

  • 4 of 5

Wir hatten eine sehr ruhige Woche auf Sizilien.

Die Wohnung liegt direkt am Meer und es war in der Vorsaison sehr ruhig.

Ein Auto sollte man auf jeden Fall haben, allerdings sollte es ein kleines sein, denn die Straßen sind oft sehr eng und die Fahrweise der Italiener ist sehr "flott". Außerdem war in der Vorsaison nur der kleine Lebensmittelladen in der Nähe geöffnet und am WE die Pizzeria im Hafen. Da wir aber gerne selber kochen, war das kein Problem. Die Entspannung war super!

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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The sea in front and Etna behind

  • 5 of 5

A comfortable apartment with a lovely garden and fantastic sea view. The apartment is in a quiet village and offers an ideal base for exploring the area around Etna and Catania. Taomina,, Syracruse Acireale are all easily accessible. The owners were very helpful and yet respected their guests privacy. We had a wonderful week and it has encouraged us to visit Sicily again!

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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sehr schöne Lage, nette zurückhaltende Gastgeber

  • 4 of 5

Die Ferienwohnung entsprach der Beschreibung. Die Lage direkt am Meer war wunderschön. Es hat uns besonders gefallen, dass der Ort belebt und nicht nur ein reiner Ferienort war, sondern es einen Alimentari mit frischen Steinpilzen und Fischen gab. Die Gastgeber waren hilfereich und bereiteten uns einen sehr, sehr netten Empfang. In der Wohnung war guten Info-Material für Unternehmungen vorhanden. In der Küche waren allerdings die Pfannen nicht zu gebrauchen...Wir würden die Wohnung auch Freunden empfehlen.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Catania, Fontanarossa Airport at 25 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Acireale at 7 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Catania (ferry from Napels) at 25 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Il Picciolo, Castiglione di Sicilia at 45 Kilometres Nearest Train : Acireale at 7 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Acireale at 7 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Stazzo at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ski : rifugio Sapienza, Etna at 30 Kilometres Nearest Beach : 500 at 500 Metres Car: necessary

The house is situated at the end of a street with seafront houses and at 500 meters from the center of Pozzillo. Pozzillo is a small, authentic fishing village that has a harbour where fishermen still tear up daily their colorful boats onto the black lava beach. Two streets away from Casa Busà (via Carammone 30) there is a grocery store which sells bread, fish and fresh eggs. The area of Pozzillo is characterized by lemon groves on the seaward greeny slopes of Mount Etna. Pozzillo is an excellent base from which to explore eastern Sicily. The quaint fishing village lies halfway between Catania and Taormina and just five kilometres from Acireale (a pretty little city, built on a plateau of lava, that is known for its Baroque churches). Giardini Naxos, a seaside resort with beautiful sandy beaches, is just 25 kilometres from Pozzillo. Beside it we find Taormina ‘the pearl of the Mediterranean’ and the most exclusive seaside resort in Sicily.

Other Activities: excursion to Mount Etna.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Rate 2017
2 May 2017 - 10 May 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Rate 2017
17 May 2017 - 23 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2017
14 Jul 2017 - 18 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 2017
25 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Rate 2017
17 Sep 2017 - 20 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
3 nights
27 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 2017
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices include wireless internet, final cleaning, linen and towels, water, gas, electricity.

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Updated: 23-Apr-2017


Property Type

  • apartment


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family


  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • village
  • waterfront


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 75 m²


  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • outdoor shower - Outdoor Shower
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, possibility two single beds


  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • smoking allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome


  • If you are at least 4 people, Roberto can also prepare a dinner or a lunch for you. You can reserve this service via email or directly by talking to Roberto while you stay in the house. You can choose between two simple but abounded menus: - Meat Menu for 25 Euros per person with water and wine included; - Fish Menu for 35 Euros per person with water and wine included. The menus can always be adapted according to the guest preferences. Roberto also organises Etna tour and can help you renting electrical bicycles!

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