Villa Favorita Relais – Noto

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Nestled amidst the enchanting landscapes of Val di Noto in Sicily, Relais Villa Favorita stands as an 18th-century gem embodying the essence of Sicilian Baroque a timeless retreat of relaxation and refinement.


Originally constructed in 1752, this sumptuous villa has been transformed into a luxury haven that embraces the history and traditions of the Di Lorenzo family, barons of Granieri, and marquises of Castelluccio.

Majestic Entrance amid Centuries-Old Almond Trees
The almond tree-lined avenue leading to the main entrance of Villa Favorita serves as a prelude to the unique atmosphere characterizing this place. The respectful restoration of the original architectural design, constrained by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, preserves the historical charm of the 18th-century residence.

Rooms with Views and Unique Atmosphere
The rooms of Villa Favorita, like the entire structure, exude the elegance of a bygone era. From refined suites to cozy standard rooms, every corner is tastefully curated and offers breathtaking views of the citrus grove, the sea, or the city of Noto. Some rooms boast private furnished terraces to ensure an unforgettable experience.

Sicilian Culinary Delights in the Heart of the Citrus Grove
The restaurant at Villa Favorita is a sensory delight, featuring a spacious indoor dining area and a terrace overlooking the surrounding citrus grove, offering a charming view of the sea. The à la carte menu celebrates Sicilian tradition, with dishes prepared using fresh and genuine ingredients, many sourced from the estate’s organic garden.

Refreshing Pool and Relaxing Atmosphere
The pool, framed by almond trees and palms, represents the beating heart of relaxation at Villa Favorita. Here, guests can enjoy moments of refreshment while gazing at the baroque city of Noto in the distance, creating an atmosphere of pure serenity.

History, Art, and Nature at Your Fingertips
The strategic location of Villa Favorita makes it the ideal starting point to explore the beauties of Val di Noto, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. From the Baroque treasures of Noto to the natural reserves of Vendicari and Cavagrande del Cassibile, each day can be a unique adventure.

Commitment to Tradition
The history of Villa Favorita, as narrated over generations of owners, merges with the current hospitality of the Di Lorenzo family. The passion for Sicilian cuisine is a commitment reflected in the Relais’ gastronomic offerings, with locally sourced products, and estate-produced wine and extra virgin olive oil.

Unique Guest Experiences
Beyond luxury hospitality, Villa Favorita offers unique culinary experiences, including cooking classes. In small groups, guests can immerse themselves in the preparation of local dishes, savoring them later with the estate’s own wine.

A Journey through Time and Beauty
Wrap yourself in the unique atmosphere of Villa Favorita, where every stone tells a story, and every corner reflects a passion for beauty and hospitality. Book your room now and prepare to experience an unforgettable stay amidst history, art, and nature in the marvelous Val di Noto.


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