Luxury Penthouse in the heart of Ortigia - Syracuse
A wonderful design apartment above the roofs of Ortigia and facing the open sea.
This is an ideal nest for a couple looking for a unique place with charme. The bedroom is positioned in the center of the room so that you can see the sea in front of you simply laying on the bed. Living room and kitchen face a beautiful and cosy terrace, rich in plants and with a big dining table. The terrace faces west and offers a great view on the roofs of Ortigia houses.
The interior design and decor presents sicilian furnitures together with other objects collected from travels around the world. This is a very special place for me and I hope it will be the same for you!
The apartment is located in inside Ortigia island not far from the pittoresque fresh fruit and fish market. In few minutes you can reach any corner of Ortigia island.
It is possible to park you car at 50mt open air, or at covered parking named Talete (payment parkikng).
The apartment is located on the third and last floor of a white building with blu windows. There is no lift (as in all the houses in Ortigia).
Interaction with Guests
We like our guests to feel at home and for this reason we try our best not to let them feel like tourists. We shall welcome you with our tips and suggestions on what to see, where to eat, the best beaches and so on.
Ortigia is the historical center of Syracuse and it is the place to be.
You will forget your car because everything is at walking distance. You can use your car for daily excursions and to reach the beautiful sand beaches in the south.
Parking is free in the road nearby or you can choose to park the car at Talete Covered Parking (hourly fee is 1 euro, or 10 euros for the full day).
The Duomo, Fonte Aretusa, Maniace Castle, Caravaggio painting, Museums are all within 15 minutes walking.
The daily fresh fruit, spices and fish market is only 5 minutes away.
Other Things to Note
As you are on holiday we want to enjoy it fully. For this reason we offer, included in the price you pay, a daily cleaning service of bedroom and bathroom (except festivities). The change of linen is once a week.
Washing machine and Dryer are not located in the apartment but in a separate facility where guests cannot have access. You can use laundry bag you find in your apartment and the housekeeper will wash it for you. She will deliver it back to you after 24/48 hours.
We offer extra services for your comfort and to make you holiday a special one. For example? private masseur, full or half day boat trips, yoga lessons….
It is absolutely forbidden to smoke in the apartment (of course you can do it on the terrace).
We do not accept pets or children under 12 (infants in their first year of age are welcome and cradle available).
Casa Cielo è il luogo ideale dove passare una vacanza ad Ortigia. Le foto ne descrivono bene lo stile e i dettagli raffinati, ma non possono rendere la luce meravigliosa e la sensazione di calore e di accoglienza. Abbiamo passato undici giorni durante le vacanze invernali e nonostante il freddo intenso non abbiamo avuto problemi, anzi è stato un piacere goderci il nostro "rifugio".
La casa si trova in una zona molto bella, vicinissima al lungomare di levante (quello più affascinante perché guarda il mare aperto), che si gode dalla finestra della camera; dietro al colorato mercato; a due passi dalla zona più vivace di locali e ristoranti ma nello stesso tempo in un punto molto tranquillo. L'accoglienza è stata eccellente: Andrea ha sempre risposto nel giro di pochi minuti alle nostre mail, venendo incontro a tutte le richieste (per esempio di un seggiolone per il nostro bambino di un anno, e perfino di una baby sitter) e Sebastiano ci ha accolti aiutandoci in tutte le nostre esigenze, risolvendo in brevissimo tempo anche un piccolo contrattempo, e dandoci dritte azzeccate su ristoranti e luoghi da vedere.
Infine, grazie alla cameriera che faceva le pulizie giornaliere e il bucato ci siamo potuti davvero godere la vacanza senza incombenze domestiche. Se torneremo, sarà sicuramente da Andrea e Sebastiano!
Silvia e Daniele
Juste le paradis ! Andréa est un hôte vraiment formidable. L'appartement est meublé avec beaucoup de goût. Parfait pour un séjour en amoureux. On a adoré être là. Merci.
We had a great time in Andreas flat! Andrea was very kind and friendly; the flat is stylish and functional. This flat can be highly recommended!
Andrea's "Casa Cielo" was a perfect place to stay: a beautifully decorated apartment, great terrace with view over the roofs of Siracusa, a nice and quiet surrounding and only a few steps to nice restaurants and the very lively market.
The apartment is even more beautiful than on the pictures!
Although we didn't have the chance to meet Andrea personally, check-in and -out was perfectly organized and whenever we had a question Andrea answered quickly.
Thank you, Andrea, for giving us the chance to discover Siracusa and ist surroundings from your nice place!
We stayed at Casa Cielo for one week and had a great experience! The apartment is very nice (just as pictured) and has a wonderful cross-breeze from the bedroom to the terrace. We loved staying in Ortigia and found it convenient to walk to everything around town. Andrea and Sebastian were so kind and very helpful. They even setup a boat excursion for the day, which I would highly recommend. It was a highlight of our trip!
The neighborhood is very residential, which we liked, but expect neighbors and children socializing in the streets, which can be a bit noisy at times. Also, if you're parking your car - just know that the garage (which is very close) is 10 euro for 24 hours and only takes coins. It's a great price, but getting coins everyday was a bit of a hassle (of course, this is not Casa Cielo's fault, just a fact worth sharing).
Two thumbs up for the friendliness, responsiveness and helpful restaurant tips offered by the hosts. We wish we could stay for an entire week both at Casa Cielo and in Ortigia. waking up in the ocean view and chilling in the sunset on the terrace, the apartment is also walking distance to the daily market where you can get fresh sandwiches, fruits and fish. we will definitely come back!!!
We stayed at Case Cielo for 4 nights in end April and really loved it. We were greeted warmly by Andrea who gave us a very detailed overview of Ortigia, with personal recommendations on restaurants, bars and things to do in town as well as further afield. Casa Cielo is a lovely little apartment with double views: one of the sea and one of the sunset over the roofs of Ortigia. The apartment is tastefully furnished and very comfortable, has all the amenities one could wish for. One of the highlights of the trip was buying fresh fish and vegetables from the local market nearby and cooking it for dinner- really felt like we were living like the locals. We would definitely return here. Grazie, Andrea.
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Hi my name is Andrea, I live and work in Milan, in the north of Italy.
I have a passion for interior design and architectual project. When I bought my first house in Ortigia it immediately became my preferred place where to spend my long weekends and holidays. Now I have purchased and restored different apartments which I lend to friends and nice travellers.
Luckily I have a great partner helping me in Siracusa to handle all this and help my guests to feel at home and enjoy the best out of their holidays.
My motto is: "Life must be lived at the fullest every day. If you share everything with someone it is even greater"