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La Petrara Resort

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

It's a small family run bed and breakfast that feels secluded and on a beautiful estate that grew oranges. There was also a pool, but during our stay, it was still drained as it was early May. Our hosts were very welcoming and friendly, and they were very helpful with any questions we had. Any meals that are prepared, such...

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Birkirkara, Malta
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Make sure you have your own transport if you book this place - the driveway is a 2 min drive. The place is peaceful - the pool was being filled when we arrived and it took a day and a half to be filled - we used it but the water was freezing. The room was clean - although we...

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Valletta, Malta
Reviewed 12 November 2014

The good : - Clean rooms - Family oriented. - Peaceful and quiet area - convenient parking. - potentially beautiful resort - good value for money - Room cleaned every morning (except for last 2 days see below) - Fresh towels every morning (except for last 2 days see below) The bad : - Slightly neglected and shabby looking -...

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Chalon-sur-Saone, France
Reviewed 17 July 2014

Nice little oasis to end touring days of the Baroque towns of SE Sicily. Adequate facilities with a nice pool. Welcoming, friendly and pleasant hosts. Central wifi but not in the rooms. Then again, if you stay here no constant wifi is a bonus.

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Reviewed 12 February 2014

Chose this place for a short 2 night break during a cycling holiday. Found the place easily as it is very well sign posted even though it is in a quiet rural area of Avola. It was a good base to explore the surroundings including Cava Grande. Since we were there in low season no breakfast or meals were offered,...

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Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 24 October 2013

We arrived at La Petrara "Resort" which we were able to find very easily, as directions on the roadway are clearly marked, however, at reception, sort of a "room" cluttered with a child's swing, ironing board, toys as well as a Great Dane who slobbers all over my husband's clothes, we met the hosts. Their reception desk is a plastic...

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ghenia, Proprietario at La Petrara Resort, responded to this review
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Ma veramente si arriva a questo punto???? Mia moglie fa l^accoglienza quando arrivano questi signori ed io sono in veranda...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2013

We stayed for 10 nights at the end of July. We loved it! Pure relaxation in the lemon groves. Room had plenty of space, good air conditioning and a great shower - what more could you want? We went out most days, plenty to see and do in the area, we found a beautiful beach about 30 minutes away. The...

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Birkirkara, Malta
Reviewed 3 August 2013

The Petrara Resort is a charming agriturismo resort in Avola. During our stay there, there were no wandering farm animals except for a couple of cats. The pool is really big and kept clean and kids have plenty of room to wander about and play. We had a quadruple room which was quite spacious and very clean with quite comfortable...

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Schiedam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 June 2013

We traveled the end of may through Sicily and because of the low season we just passed by without a reservation and became a fair offer for three nights in a 3 persons bungalow and a remote control for the gates. Furnishing, decoration, colors of our room were both tasteful and rural. The quality of the matrasses could be beter,...

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Grazie di cuore per la recensione positiva e mi dispiace veramente tanto che Lei non abbia apprezzato il nostro nero...

Vaihingen an der Enz, Germany
Reviewed 26 May 2013

We stayed 4 nights at the Petrara Resort and I can just say it is an Oasis. You have everything you need as the rooms are great, a pool and an area which is surrounded by Orange trees...just wonderful. The breakfast was a local italian breakfast and was always enough for us as this is what we have been looking...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Petrara is an enchanting resort tucked away among the gently country side of Avola, a small seaside city near to Siracusa, famous for its characteristic "Nero d'Avola" wine and almonds "Mandorla pizzuta". The resort born by its owner passion. Giancarlo Riscica in 2005 decides to restore his family summer home and transform it in to a vacation place for families and small groups.La Petrara is completely renovated in 2015 in interior and outside. Surrounded by a luxuriant Mediterranean scrub with palms, olives threes and flowering plants, La Petrara Resort is the ideal place to relax, let yourself be pampered by an attentive staff. Thanks to its geographical position La Petrara is an ideal starting point for cultural visits to the most beautiful baroque cities of south-eastern Sicily like Siracusa, Noto, Palazzolo, Ragusa, Scicli and and extraordinary nature trips in the pristine beaches as Vendicari (park nature reserve) or Cavagrande (a canyon, where, in a breathtaking scenery, you can swim among waterfalls and lakes).Do not miss the charming village of Marzamemi, an ancient fishing village that in summer becomes a lively centre where, in July, held the "International border Cinema Festival". For sea lovers, in few kilometres, coast offers an endless choice of beaches, considered among the most beautiful in Sicily.The property consists of 8 rooms with all comforts (air conditioning, WI-FI) for a total of 28 beds, a large swimming pool reserved for guests, a bar (pool) and an inn. Internal parking and transfer service to and from the airport or station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Petrara Resort

Address: Contrada Petrara Sn, 96012 Avola, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Avola
Price Range: $53 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Petrara Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“If you need Wi-Fi on holiday, they have in central areas but not in the room.”
 of 5 bubbles Bressane, 17 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Due to location I would recommend this place to people with own transport.”
 of 5 bubbles michag, 12 Feb 2014 | Read review
“There are nice rooms upstairs but if you have difficulty mounting a spiral staircase it's probably better to stay on ground level where most of the rooms are.”
 of 5 bubbles KateE870, 20 Sep 2012 | Read review
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