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Owned by the charismatic and incredibly welcoming Lucia Pascarelli, whose family have owned the property for generations, Donna Coraly is a supremely elegant boutique property immersed in the romantic Syracuse countryside of southern Sicily. With private gardens attached to each of the rooms, a large vegetable and botanical garden lovingly tended by Lucia herself, and an intimate restaurant that celebrates authentic Sicilian cuisine, this is a special place to stay.
The property has five suites with their own private gardens, plus seven bedrooms. From their names inspired by female figures throughout Sicilian history to their intimate, luxurious interiors, every detail of the rooms is thoughtful and romantic. The colour palette, drawing on the natural surroundings, is bright and colourful with white walls offset by blue, green and red accents, and every room is complemented by wonderfully bold artwork.
Enjoy authentic Sicilian cuisine in the cosy restaurant which is open throughout the day serving delicious food from breakfast and lunch through to dinner. With ingredients collected fresh from the garden and a menu that caters to any dietary requirements, the food is guaranteed to delight.
Along with the well-kept gardens and vegetable patch complete with Mediterranean herbs, there is a heated freshwater pool perfect for an afternoon dip, a small spa room and a meeting room which can convert to a TV room for children to enjoy some downtime with a good film.
Tom, Original Traveller