Eremo della Giubiliana

Contrada Giubiliana | Strada Provinciale for Marina di Ragusa, Km 7.5, Ragusa, Sicily 97100
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Description

A historical site dominating the mediterranean sea, in the midst of the pristine countryside of the hyblean plateau.

This unique property is perharps one of the few hotels in sicily where one truly feels the intriguing charm of prestigious island.

Eremo della Giubiliana, a charming hotel set in a historical residence, a few kilometers south of Ragusa, to the south of Tunisi, in the Eastern Lands of a different Sicily, the one of the Hyblean plateau and pristine nature, among carob forests and stone walls.

Very old thick white stone walls surround and protect the courtyards and inner structure. Its white tower stands tall and overlooks the plateau that gently slopes towards the sea and there are miles and miles of coast as far as the eye can see.

Across, on clear days, which are common in these latitudes, you can see the island of Malta and the African Coast, a never-ending horizon steeped in mystique and history.

A vacation spent at Eremo della Giubiliana will be one to remember!

You may decide to spend it in the peacefulness of Eremo, protected by its thick walls, going for walks through the park or the medieval trails, or take advantage of the strategic location of Eremo, practically in the center of the eastern part of Sicily, and use it as the perfect starting point for excursions throughout the land: Taormina, Siracusa, Val di Noto, Agrigento, baroque centers and some of the most beautiful archeological sites are all less than half an hour by car.



History

The estate used to be part of the old ecclesiastical feudal hold of Renna, dating from the 12th century, and was an old Arab rural home (Rendet gebuni), a sort of hermitage and fortified fortress dominating the sea serving as a defensive bastion against the incursions of Barbary pirates operating under the Turkish flagship their piracy activity in the Mediterranean.

The Knights of the Order of San Giovanni, stationed in the nearby island of Malta, used the Convent structure in the first half of the 16th century. Recent restorations have revealed their passage through this place.

In the 18th century the Eremo was acquired by the Nifosì, a wealthy land-owner family of the plateau.

The present heiress, Vincenza Jolanda Nifosì, has decided to restore it, and in this way continuing with the family tradition by opening the estate as a rural destination and personally managing it as a splendid 5-star hotel in Ragusa.

 
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Availability for:  1 Adults   30/07/2021 - 31/07/2021

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