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Villa Favorita Relais, placed in the Val di Noto in the heart of Baroque Sicily and was established with the transformation of the 18th century villa property of the Di Lorenzo barons of Granieri marquis of Castelluccio family. At this day the Relais is still run by direct descendants of the family.

The manor entrance with its almond tree boulevard announces the unicity of the Villa. The bedrooms and the rest of the compound maintained the charm of the original mansion thanks to the restorations which have been carried out following all the original architectural principles and the guidelines traced by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage.

The restaurant is composed by one main room and a spacious terrace with overlooks a citrus groove running all the way down to the sea.The menu offers a variety of local dishes, 0km home grown products and indigenous wines.The swimming pool offers a wonderful view of the Baroque city of Noto. The garden surrounding the whole property, including a private chapel named after St Agnese, completes the picture giving a sense of peace and relaxation which is without doubt a distinctive feature of the whole Villa Favorita.

The Relais is 2,5 km from Noto, capital of Baroque Sicily and UNESCO site since 2002. The sea is only a five minute drive and offers both beach clubs and more wild sites where you can taste the real and authentic beauty, colors and smells of the Mediterranean sea.The ancient adobe is the ideal setting for a vacation lost in the flavors of Sicily.

Room/property types



Rooms in Hotel Villa Favorita keep all the tradition charm, offering top-grade modern comfort. The Typical Sicilian style in these rooms is characterized by simple and elegant elements. Harmony between essential style and accuracy in details arouses such a great heat and well-being feeling that you just wish to come back.

Standard rooms

Standard rooms are cozy and comfortable, furnished with simplicity and taste. They have air-conditioning, fridge, safe, telephone, TV, hair dryer.

Deluxe rooms

The deluxe rooms, compared to the standard, are characterized by a more valuable furniture and a better position.

Superior rooms

The superior rooms are bigger, furnished with antiques and offer breathtaking views of Noto, citrus groves and the sea. They are equipped with all comforts and a broader line of courtesy.

Marquess and Marquis rooms

The rooms where once slept the Marquis and his wife during their summer stays at Villa Favorita are still two bedrooms. Both rooms mirror one another and enjoy a privileged view of the surroundings and a large private terrace with a sun bed, deckchairs, and a table with chairs. The floor is original of 1752 and the furniture is embellished with unique pieces.


Other information

The Relais Villa Favorita has kept its menu faithful to local Sicilian traditions, enhanced by absolute quality of the local products many of which from its own productions.The continental breakfast buffet with express coffee bar is characterized by a vast choice of local fresh products and home make bakery. The restaurant offers both a spacious dining room and a splendid terrace overlooking a citrus grove where you can taste both lunch and dinner choosing from a à la carte menu. The Nero d’Avola and Inzolia wines, just like the extra virgin olive oil have been produced by the family for generations.

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