I Tre Alberi - Carob Tree House
Beach cottage with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom in Giardini-Naxos, Sicily
From £490 per week
Cottage to rent in Giardini-Naxos, Sicily
Carob Tree House in Giardini Naxos Natural Park. Large House for up 5 people, terrace with Sea and Park view. Many steps. 50 metres to the Beach
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Cottage overview - owner's description
I Tre Alberi is a nineteenth century refurbished cottage by the sea, in the Eastern (Ionian) coast of Sicily. The Property has two units (The Houses of the Palm and the Carob Tree).
The place sleeps up to 5 people, every unit has its kitchen, one toilet with shower, and one terrace.
I Tre Alberi is immersed in a lush Mediterranean garden, with local plants and a citrus orchard. The garden is approx. 2000 square mt (over 20,000 sq feet) and provides a discrete environment to those guests who prize privacy and quiet.
The place is across the road from the beach of Giardini Naxos. Within walking range you can find pebbles, rocks or fine sandy beaches, catering for all tastes. You will be well connected to Airports (Catania is a 40' drive), trains (the train station of Giardini Naxos-Taormina is less than a km away), highways (Giardini Naxos- Taormina Sud exit) and in a perfect spot to enjoy both the seaside, and the volcano Etna, the highest in Europe and the second most active in the world.
I Tre Alberi offers a unique blend, by being both by the beach and secluded. Offers a stunning view from its numerous terraces and the quiet garden. It is a strategic spot for the active traveller who wishes to visit Eastern Sicily, a perfect crib for the lazy dweller who only wants to swim and sunbathe, and a well-placed trampoline for the socialite who wants to enjoy the nightlife in Taormina and Catania.
The Carob Tree House is located 60 m to Sea of Giardini Naxos, and in the town center (opposite the Town Hall).
Close to Giardini Naxos Natural Park , has a splendid view on Taormina, the garden and the citrus orchard.
It is very easy to reach markets, restaurants and bars.
Has a kitchenette-living room, 1 bathroom, an ample terrace (perfect for dining outside or hanging around).
The train passing nearby can be a nuisance for light sleepers, but this accommodation is the quietest in our property).
Sleeps up to 5 people (2 double/twin bedrooms plus one extra bed in the living room).
Local attractions : Taormina, a number of restaurants (fish and local specialties), bar, discos, Sea actiivities (snorkeling, kayaking, diving). Beach just across the road, many possible excursions.
Local attractions : Taormina (by bus, minutes away), restaurants (fish and seafood specialties), bars, discos, Sea activities (diving, snorkeling), beach with Lidos, many opportunities for excursions (we are near the train and bus station).
Touristic nearby points : isola Bella (with Mazzarò and Mazzeo bay), Alcantara gorge and river, Fiumedinisi mines, Catania, Messina and Siracusa (by car, train or bus), Beach of near townships (Marina di Cottone, Letojanni, S. Alessio), Postileone Gorge. Castelmola.
Eolian Islands reachable from Milazzo (by car and ship).
Sportive activ. : Tennis, diving, soccer (mini too), water scooter, water skying.
This cottage has 5 verified reviews.
5 out of 5 people recommend staying here
The actual apartment was very nice with a great central location but the hallway, stairwell leading up to it were dingy. The elevator was out of commission but some renovations were going on.
We felt that we could have had somewhat better service from our landlord, for example
1. Arrival procedure : on arrival we were met by the owners representative who didnt really know much about the apt. There were no instructions in the apt on how to operate the tv, internet, stove etc. The landlord did call us later that evening and answered our questions.
2. Minor annoyances : there was very little tp, even tho we had been promised 2 rolls! Very little dishwashing liquid which was important because the dishwasher didnt work after the first load. The landlord said hed come over to fix it but he never arrived or contacted us about it. Theres a sewer smell in the bathroom which should be looked into. He was always very polite and apologetic but we felt that he was otherwise preoccupied.
Lovely location, great base for touring. Very quiet and pretty, just what we wanted. Well equipped and comfortable. When we come to Kefalonia again, we will stay there. Reassuring having a 24 hour concierge and lovely to be met at the airport and guided to the property by such a lovely gentleman. Will be back. Thanks.
Lots of steps to climb, but worth it for the good views of the bay. Lots of space, and would recommend for a nice relaxing stay, but still close to to the beach and pleanty of eating places!
A very homely and comfortable top floor apartment of a authentic 2 floor house. The steps up there are not too bad once you get used to them and its worth it for the view and peace and quiet. The terrace gets a lot of sun and the house is well equipped. the owners were friendly and reassuring. the only down side is the lack of any air conditioning as the flat gets quite stuffy and hot at night - and if you leave windows open, youll get bitten to death by mosquitoes!
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Outside this cottage in Giardini-Naxos, SicilyThis cottage is in the town and near a lively area and the beach. It has a balcony, outside lighting, a garden and a sea view. Car hire is not necessary as the cottage is less than a 15 minute walk to a large selection of shops, bars, restaurants; however parking is not available.
Prices and availability
Updated 6 January 2020
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 25 February - 27 July 2020: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 28 July - 31 August 2020: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 1 September 2020 - 25 February 2021: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 18 April - 27 July 2021: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 28 July - 31 August 2021: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 1 September - 30 September 2021: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 16 December 2021 - 12 January 2022: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 18 April - 27 July 2022: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 28 July - 31 August 2022: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 1 September - 30 September 2022: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 16 December 2022 - 12 January 2023: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
Late booking discounts
- Receive 30% off if the booking is made within 10 days of the arrival date.
Long stay discounts
- Receive 15% off if the booking is for 3 weeks or more.
If more than one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.
£8.37 per person per booking, paid with booking
2 bedrooms, Sleeps 5:
- 1 double bed
- 2 single beds
There is also 1 single sofa bed in living room
1 bathroom, 1 Separate WC
Internet / WiFi, TV Languages in Italian, Local
Living area seats 5, Dining area seats 6, Hair dryer, Towels / linen, Car hire optional
Cooker, Cutlery, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Oven, Pots / pans
Balcony or terrace, Outside lighting, Private garden, Sea view
Children, Infants, Single gender groups, Smoking, Pets
The house is located in the town of Giardini Naxos, easy to reach both by highway (theres en exit there) and by the railway (station there too). Theres an airport (Catania Fontanarossa) just 40 km south there. The house is very close to the major house square (Piazza Roma) which is supposed to be well known there. Keys will be personally given by owners at the arrival. Bring an Identity document. There is a great view and large outside and inside space. Visit the homepage or contact the owner
Private Owner From Trento, Italy Member since Jun 2004
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