La bellissima spiaggia di fronte agli appartamenti

The wonderful beach

The very wide shore in front of our holiday homes, on the clean Ionian sea, both with public access beaches and private structures.

The Port of Etna

Only a few hundred meters from our holiday homes, one of the most important and fascinating touristic ports of the Mediterranean sea. A perfect...


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CATANIA 17/03/2009:  Uno scorcio del  porto di Catania dominata dall'Etna


Katana was founded by settlers calcidesi around 729 BC, exerted its influence in the regions crossed by the Simeto and Salty, Hellenizing the many indigenous centers. In 476 BC was conquered by Hieron of Syracuse, whodeported its inhabitants to Leontini populating it with the settlers and Dori calling Etna. In 461 the people of Catania reconquered the city, drove...


Inhabited since from the ancient Greeks, in the sixteenth century, the territory of Giarre began to be populated by the bishop’s concessions Nicholas Maria Caracciolo Earl of Mascali were born so many villages including Giarrethat began to emerge in size after moving downstream the consular road Catania – Messina (which...


The first historical information about Mascali date from the sixth century AD, its name derived from Greek seems to indicate the presence of wooded areas. The territory of Mascali became a fief under the Normans, in 1092was...


The Greek origins of the city date back to 734 BC and as early as the fifth century. BC Syracuse extends its military and political influence in the Mediterranean and gives rise to numerous cities like Akre, Casmene, Kamarína,Lissa and Corcira. For centuries, will be a powerful bulwark against the...


Belonged until 1815 to the County of St. Mascali Alfio owes his fortune to grape growing and wine production. By cutting oneself off from Giarre became autonomous in 1923. In those years that the total renovation of the facade of the Duomo, which acquired its...
Zafferana Etnea

Zafferana Etnea

Standing on the slope of Etna among the greenery of the park, 600 m. above sea level, is one of the preferred destinations of the summer holidays. Among the many routes that branch off from Zafferana it reports a particularly easy and...
Piazza Armerina

Piazza Armerina

Situated on the western foothills of the Erei, at the headwaters of the river Gela, with an area rich in vegetation also tall trees and orchards, Piazza Armerìna certainly inhabited since dalI’VIII-seventh century. BC He was born in Norman times when Mount Armerino was chosen as the home...

Holiday homes on the shores of the Ionian Sea

In the splendid scenery sea-mounts in  Sant’Anna of Mascali, located on the Ionian sea, 15 minutes from Catania and Taormina,  few kilometers from the magnificent cliffs of Aci Trezza, close to the volcano Etna and the Alcantara Gorges, about 1 hour from Syracuse with its archaeological beauties and 1 km from the modern tourist port of Riposto which can be reached in 30 minutes from the international airport of Fontanarossa.

Here you will find, “Le Case di Papu”, comfortable apartments where you can spend your holiday and enjoy the beauty of the sea, the mountains and the Sicilian Baroque. The convenient location allows easy access to the beauty of Eastern Sicily.

Fiordaliso 2

Our “Fiordaliso” apartment

Our holiday homes are a small family-run establishment that offers great service at competitive price. Currently we have three apartament, and a further eight temporary beds on request, with very cheap rates. The apartaments have convenient parking and a large common garden. Our holiday homes, beachfront, are located just a few meters from the beautiful beach, which is in fact possible to reach on foot.

Are also countless routes suitable for those who want to admire the natural and artistic beauty of our wonderful island, such as the Baroque, as well as renowned destinations like Taormina, Isola Bella and the cities as Acireale, Catania, Noto, Siracusa, Agrigento, etc. .

The strategic position,  interposes the apartaments between the sea and Mount Etna, that can be admired from homes, lovers of hiking and biking, will appreciate the position of the apartaments

The property has a large terrace located on the roof, offers a beautiful view of the sea and Mount Etna. And … enjoy the starry sky!

Upon arrival we will recommend restaurants and places were you can eat seafoods, taste local wines of Etna, and the crispellerie were you can find the famous arancini and traditional bakeries for delicious almond cakes, granite and famous Sicilian cannoli.

There is also the possibility of car rental on site, thanks to our partner center, located near the apartaments, “Car and Motorcycle TRACEA“, (you can visit the site You can also get the transfer service between the airport of Catania and our holiday homes at affordable prices.