The Grand Hotel Minareto is a "Luxury Seaside Resort" located before the island of Ortygia, on a promontory bathed by the crystalline waters of the natural reserve of Plemmirio.
The 93 rooms and 4 suites are housed in the resort have private and exclusive Cottage surrounded and protected by lush vegetation that provides a backdrop to a landscape dominated by the sea and sky.
All guests of Grand Hotel Minareto can choose to be pampered by soft white beach of the secretive, diving in the clear waters of the reef, relax poolside or experience discovering the gastronomic restaurants and bars of the Resort.
All Businessmen can devise their own strategies within comfortable meeting and present their ideas in the spacious conference hall (420 seats), may decide to treat their image by taking advantage of the modern gym or just relax in the spacious massage rooms.
They have been designed with one goal: to convey a high sense of luxury and guarantee a high quality of sleep.
Classic rooms provide guests with every comfort and luxury accessories: Persian carpets, satin sheets, private terrace equipped, individually controlled air conditioning with air-conditioning, computer room with free access to the network, mini bar, room security, LCD TVs from 32''.
The bathrooms are made with precious marble, all guests will have an exclusive courtesy line, composed of 8 different elements created by Transvital and a fluffy bathrobe with hand embroidery (Rivolta Carmignani).
Superior rooms offer guests every comfort and luxury accessories: Persian carpets, satin sheets, private terrace equipped, individually controlled air conditioning with air recirculation, computer room with free access to the network, mini bar, room security, LCD TVs from 32''.
Deluxe rooms have a beautiful terrace overlooking the sea on the beautiful island of Ortigia. Provide guests with every comfort and luxury accessories: Persian carpets, satin linen, individually controlled air conditioning with air recirculation, computer room with free access to the network, mini bar, safe, LCD TVs from 32''.
Situated on the extreme edge of the promontory on which stands the Resort, directly overlooking the sea, each suite is different from the others, all while maintaining a modern and attractive design.
All the suites have a private and spacious terrace with stunning views on the beautiful island of Ortigia. Provide guests with every comfort and luxury accessories: Persian carpets, satin sheets, king-size bed, individually controlled air conditioning with air recirculation, computer room with free access to the network, mini bar, safe, LCD TVs 40''.
The 93 rooms and 4 suites at the Grand Hotel Minareto, expertly made by skilled craftsmen, provide guest comfort and technology but also for maximum privacy. The charming rooms, equipped terraces of the Resort offer guests the opportunity to indulge in quiet sunsets which daily greet the island of Ortigia, and pleasant conversation with your partner.
Guests in the Grand Hotel Minareto can decide to let themselves be pampered by the soft white sand of the reserved beach, relax beside the pool or delight in gastronomic experiences in the resort’s restaurants and bars
Businessmen will find the ideal inspiration for new strategies in the resort’s meeting rooms and enjoy putting forward their ideas in the spacious congress room which can seat 420. And they can also choose to perfect their image using the modern gym or, more simply, relaxing in the large massage rooms.
The Delle Latomie Beach
The enchanting delle Latomie Bay with its crystal-clear waters and white-sand beach, which is every bit as enticing as any Caribbean island, is an oasis of peace, sun and sea for all the guests in the resort. The bay is easy to reach from all the Resort’s rooms and once there you can relax in all privacy on comfortable loungers and under sun umbrellas. The beach staff is on hand for any needs and to make sure guests enjoy their time on the beach.
Of all the Greek cities of antiquity that flourished on the coast of Sicily, Syracuse (Siracusa) was the most important, a formidable competitor of Athens. In its heyday, it dared take on Carthage and even Rome.
Colonists from Corinth founded Syracuse on the Ionian Sea in about 735 B.C. Much of its history was linked to despots, beginning in 485 B.C. with Gelon, the tyrant of Gela, who subdued the Carthaginians at Himera. Syracuse came under attack from Athens in 415 B.C., but the main Athenian fleet was destroyed and the soldiers on the mainland were captured. They were herded into the Latomia di Cappuccini at Piazza Cappuccini, a stone quarry. The "jail" from which there was no escape, was particularly horrid - the defeated soldiers weren't given food and, packed together like cattle, were allowed to die slowly.
By car: From Catania Airport: state road 114 ,SS 114 Catania / Siracusa, exit Siracusa . Round about Siracusa at the Viale Paolo Orsi 's rotatory car, turn to the right , Via Columba, go straight on until a crossroads, turn to the right Via Elorina , and take the state road 115 , SS 115 , then take a crossroads ( with a religious icon of Holy Mary) exit to Faro Carrozziere, go straight on coastal road for about 4 kilometres, and you reach your destination: Grand Hotel Minareto.
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