Grand Hotel Minareto

  • Sicily, Italy, South East Sicily

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The Grand Hotel Minareto is a luxury seaside resort that faces the island of Ortigia, across the clear waters of the Plemmirio Marine Reserve. This hotel is the perfect place to stay if you want to relax after a day of exploring this wonderful island of Sicily.  

The rooms and Suites, situated in cottages dotted around the grounds, are all elegant and many have sea views. All of the rooms and Suites have been designed with comfort in mind and have been equipped with all modern amenities. There are several bars and restaurants where you can enjoy excellent Sicilian and Mediterranean cuisine accompanied by fine wines. 

You are spoilt for choose when it comes to relaxing in this wonderful resort. There is a beautiful, sandy beach that is fully equipped with sunbeds and shades and a freshwater swimming pool, which is in the heart of the resort - both ideal for soaking up the Sicilian sunshine. For breathtaking views of the sea and the island of Ortigia, relax on the cliffside solarium, which is made up of a number of terraces on different levels that are equipped with loungers. Sit back in one of the two Jacuzzis and enjoy a cocktail while watching the sun set in the distance.

Rooms

  • No. of rooms: 88
  • No. of buildings: 0
  • No. of floors: 0
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 5

Classic Rooms with Balcony are approximately, 18m² and have been decorated in a traditional style. The rooms have been equipped with modern amenities including, air conditioning, television, minibar, safe and hairdryer. 

Superior Rooms have a balcony and are approximately, 20-25m². Rooms with a sea view are also available for a supplement.

Deluxe Sea View Rooms are approximately, 28m² and have balconies with spectacular views of the Island of Ortigia. These rooms have a living room and a shower. 

Junior Sea View Suites are approximately, 40m² and are located on the edge of the resort and on a sheer drop to the sea below. You can wake up in the mornings to the sound of the waves and views of the sea.

Accessibility

  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Meals

An International buffet breakfast is served each morning. 

  • Lunch service:

    Enjoy lunch at the Nesos restaurant which is opened between 12:30-14:30 and serves Mediterranean cuisine made with fresh local produce. 

    Next to the pool is the Grill & Bar, which is ideal for lunches and light snacks and it serves local rotisseries, which is highly recommended to try. Open from 10:00-19:00. 

  • Dinner service:

    Dinner can be taken in the Nesos restaurant, which serves typical Sicilian and Italian dishes with fresh produce. Opened from 19:30-23:00. Half board sis available at a supplement. 

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarians

South East Sicily

This part of the island is known both for its natural beauty, with lovely sandy beaches and nature reserves and also for its historical importance. The city of Syracuse under the ancient Greeks was the most important city in the western world. Its collection of monuments including Greek theatre and the island of Ortigia are impressive. The towns of the Val di Noto; Ragusa, Scicli, Modica and Noto together form a UNESCO World Heritage site, listed for its flamboyant baroque architecture. The towns will also be recognised by many as the setting for the Inspector Montalbano TV detective series shown recently on BBC4.

Things to do in resort

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 15.301184
  • Latitude: 37.041725

For more information on travel and transport visit our South East Sicily page

Facilities

Restaurants & Bars

Nesos Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and serves Mediterranean cuisine in an elegant setting.

Pool Bar & Restaurant has a varied menu that includes grilled meat, fresh fish and ice cream, which you can enjoy in the shade next to the pool. It's open from 10am - 7pm.

Lobby Bar offers a relaxed ambiance to enjoy a drink or light snacks.

Pools & Beaches

The hotel's pool is located in the heart of the resort and is surrounded by soft sun loungers with a complimentary pool towel service. The stunning beach at Grand Hotel Minareto is in a protected marine reserve, with incredibly inviting clear waters and golden sand. 

Spa 

Minareto Spa offers a large range of massages and treatments (payable locally) as well as fitness room, sauna, Turkish bath and Jacuzzi.

Practical Facilities 

  • Free bike hire
  • Free wifi
  • Free shuttle to Ortigia at set times
  • Free parking

Special Offers

Early Booking Offer: Save 10% on the hotel price for holidays between 30 Mar - 30 Jun 19 and 01 - 30 Oct 19 or save 5% on the hotel price for holidays between 01 Jul - 30 Sep 19 booked by 31 Mar 19.

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Grand Hotel Minareto, South East Sicily, Sicily
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