Hotel Villa Rica Patti
Villa Rica, surrounded by century old olive trees, lemon groves, fruit orchards and mediterranian scrub, only a few kms from the sea, is the ideal spot for a relaxing and healthy Sicilian holiday away from the â€œhum drumâ€ of city life.The farm is on the north- east part of Sicily, near the town of Patti, between Milazzo and CefalÃ¹, nestling among low rolling hills, it offers a stupendous view of the valley with the Eolian Islands and the Tirrenian Sea. That is why this location is unique ; as well as been the ideal place for a peaceful and relaxing stay, it is also an excellent starting point for visiting Sicilyâ€™s most beautiful sites: the Eolian Islands, Taormina, CefalÃ¹, Mount Etna and Heritage Park of the Nebrodis, which can all be visited in daily excursions.The farm, which extends 42 hts, concentrates on the cultivation of olive oil, fruit, as well as open pasturing. All the farm products are organic and its dry stone dykes witness the traditional lay out and original farming methods.Visitors can buy olive oil, fruit, wine, fresh cheese, and take part in the farm life.The rooms,with private bathrooms, looking on to the Aeolian Islands and patio. Two of these rooms have facilities for the disabled. The rooms will be available from July 2008.The pool (12 x 6)mt. lies in the heart of the estate, in a sunny and quite area. Deck chairs and sunshades are available.