WHERE ~ in Modica
BEMYJOURNEY’S EXPERIENCE: “This is a private oasis hidden among Modica’s winding pathways. My highlight is the peaceful feeling of having breakfast in Hortus’s secret garden. A simple, yet special experience.” Andrea
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WHAT TO EXPECT ~ At Residenza Hortus you enter a dimension that combines the silence of the nearby monasteries with the secret harmony of the Arab gardens. Hortus, the Latin for garden, is a refined 16th-century residence situated in the historic centre of Modica, next to the cathedral of S. Giorgio – a masterpiece of Sicilian baroque architecture. This is the ideal retreat for aesthetes and travellers, a place of inspiration for poets and artists and an exclusive location for special occasions, to enjoy complete privacy while being in touch with the ancient soul of Sicily. A major restoration has brought back to life this centuries-old Mediterranean abode, which comprises three refined bedrooms, three en-suite bathrooms, a living area and a kitchen, complete with a wine cave cellar. Prices start from 210 euro per night.
COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY ~ Residenza Hortus aims to encourage both staff and guests to adopt a more sustainable lifestyle: recycling, using organic products as well as reducing water and energy consumption. The property has been renovated following environmental and social sustainability practices, using original materials and employing local builders to revive the original beauty of the residence. The restoration aimed to regenerate central areas of the town, boosting the local economy while preserving its culture and traditions.
OTHER INFORMATION ~
There is no restaurant available onsite, but the property is right in the historical centre of Modica, full of local restaurants. Moreover, Andrea will be able to arrange a private chef to prepare for you a Mediterranean dinner at Residenza Hortus.
Free parking is available 5 minutes walking distance from the property
Closest airports: Comiso approx 45 min., Catania approx 1.3 h
Animals are not allowed in the property
The property has the following minimum stay policy:
Residenza Hortus is opened all year round
Check-in 4 PM Check-out 10 AM
CANCELLATION POLICY ~ It depends on the rate you choose for your booking.
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