About this listing
Charming big room, with private bathroom and little terrace right on the sea and passeggio lungomare Alfeo
Right on the marina of Archimedes and the Lungomare Alfeo, this beautiful home with charming little front garden right on the sea is situated next to the best restaurants and pubs and in the hart of the old town of Syracuse right by the Piazza Duomo, Fonte Aretusa and Castello Maniace. The house is called Les Miroirs D'Archimedes, as the owner, a charming lady who has travelled across the world, speaks perfectly italian, french, english, german, understands spanish and is a passionate of architecture. She was using this famours mirrors as windows for the house. Beautifully decorated, the apartment marries the ancient walls of a dammuso(1400 ac) constructed on the ancient walls of the town (200 bc) to modern pieces of furniture.
A shuttle takes you from the front door to the parking of the island or the train and 'interbus' station. (NOT active at the moment)
Continental breakfast till 9.30 is not included but possible (7€ p/p), after that time you can take it at the bar next door, 20 m. away, in front of the sea and Fonte Aretusa or near the Piazza Duomo at the Bar Minerva).
You can book a brunch the day before (15€ each)
a market tour 25€ every two persons,
you can also take a cooking course (75€ each) or book a private dinner in the front garden ( 25 to 35€ each).
An exclusive lunch or dinner on a sailing boat for a half day trip (morning or evening) is also available.
Therapy and massages are also available on demand either on board of the sailing boat (....) or at home (50€)
You can also book a session of Relaxman, a 50 minutes therapy wich includes 5 therapies and relax as night of deep sleep: the best to recover from jet lag!
You can book a guided tour of the island and coast...
rent a bike or a canoe, ask for a massage or an hour of therapy or coaching session (life or work): Undoubtedly you will spend an unforgettable vacation!
Please do as you would like people to behave in your own house.
The house is part of the ancient fortress of Ortigia, as such it needs and deserves respect...
PLEASE DON'T throw any paper or anything in the toilets!
About the Host, Adriana
"Non invidio a Dio il Paradiso perché sono soddisfatto di vivere in Sicilia"
amava dire l' imperatore FEDERICO II passeggiando nei suoi giardini di limoni e ammirando il mare....
I love the place where I live, and I love to share experiences.
I'm easy going and friendly. I like to have people around and mostly I like my home. As myself I've been traveling a lot,in Europe, the States and Asia, I wish other people to feel at home when they are here.
I'm mother of twins, coach, therapist, mental trainer and mentor.
During your stay you can make therapy, have a massage or a coaching session. You can combine holiday and wellbeing;-)
I love traveling, getting to know different cultures, architecture and interior design.
I love cooking, mostly here in Sicily, it's so beautiful to go to the market and pick up the best produces to prepare delicious specialities, sicilian, italian....thai;-) but not only.
I wish my guests 'experience' Ortigia, Siracusa and the south east coast of Sicily, I help them find the best places to eat, to listen to some music, the nicest spots to see, on foot, by bike, canoe or boat.... 'to feel the magic' of this place, enjoy their stay and spend a real, unforgettable holiday.
I'm an holistic therapist, you can have private stages, group courses, coaching sessions or a therapy. From this place you can relax and contemplate life as it goes on.
You can ask me to cook a typical sicilian dinner or to eat organic food, book a a market guided tour, or guided tours of the south east region and places around here, connect with interesting people. You can do art , be active outdoors, in the sea or enjoy peace and quietness.
To relax you can also book a session of RELAXMAN (see (website hidden)) and have a 50 minutes session of relaxing experience, 5 therapies and the equivalent of a night of sleep rest, all in one!