Get grounded, the Sicilian way, at Tenuta Cammarana
The Sicilian countryside is vast and rugged. An untamed expanse where one goes to unwind, slow down, and taste the good things in life. Tenuta Cammarana is home to all things comforting and heart-warming. Guests are welcomed with open arms into this historic home, dating back nearly 400 years.
Each room of this unique boutique hotel, embodies the estate’s long history with an array of tasteful antiques filling each space. Feel history underfoot as you walk across carpets from previous centuries, still every bit as stately as the day they were painstakingly woven. Take it slow in the country house library or listen to the sound of the breeze rustling through the carob trees while lounging next to the pool.
Walkthrough the fragrant gardens of Tenuta Cammarana estate and soak in the bursting smells of jasmine and old rose bushes while bees buzz among them. The olive groves seen across the land are the source of the estate’s liquid gold, cold-pressed olive oil. Soak up the scrumptious oil with bread baked fresh daily in the estate’s cheery kitchen.
- Sipping on fine Sicilian wines on the rooftop terrace.
- Indulging in lunchtime tapas, prepared from estate sourced ingredients.
- Escaping into the fragrant gardens of the estate.
- Relishing the views of the countryside of Southern Sicily on a bicycle.
- Lounging poolside as the Sicilian sun beats down.
Tenuta Cammarana has three charming room styles, combining comfort and nostalgia. Rooms are filled with enchanting antiques, denoting comfort and a homey atmosphere. High ceilings with exposed beams and sandstone walls all add to the rustic nature of rooms, blurring the line between the inside and the outside world.
These rooms are designed with cosiness in mind. Unplug in a room that transports you back to antique Sicily with tatted lace bedding and soft lighting, spilling out into the precious gardens of the estate.
These slightly larger double rooms amplify the level of comfort, some with coved ceilings others with sandstone domed ceilings. Small charming touches make each room unique and show they have a story to tell. Some of the rooms are large enough for a third bed upon request.
Enjoy marvellous views over the Sicilian countryside from your private rooftop terrace. The plush king beds also look out into the distance, helping you to hit the pause button.
Services and facilities
Taste the flavors
Every morning, guests are treated to a cornucopia of breakfast foods prepared from organic food sourced from the estate’s gardens. Break open a freshly baked brioche and douse it in some homemade marmalade or keep it healthy with cold-pressed juice with yoghurt and honey from the estate’s busy bees.
Dining upon request
Upon request, guests can eat dinner on the estate or indulge in aperitifs and canapes. All the food is made from recipes passed down through generations, exemplifying the scrumptious flavours of Sicilian cuisine. Enjoy an intimate dinner for 2 in the glass greenhouse, paired with outstanding wine from local vineyards.
Olive Tree is often a symbol of success, as sustainability seems embedded into the property’s identity and DNA.
- All the food is prepared from organic locally sourced ingredients, mostly from the estate’s gardens.
- All the building materials are ethically sourced and rooms are adorned with upcycled or antique furniture.
- The whole estate is plastic-free, taking the utmost care to use sustainable packaging.
- The endemic gardens are home to many critters, fostering a safe environment where humans and nature can live peacefully side by side.
Explore the location
Tenuta Cammarana sits in a peaceful stretch of countryside halfway between the historic town of Ragusa and the clear waters of Scoglitti. The rural setting guarantees you are removed from the arbitrary hustle and bustle of any city, bringing you back in tune with nature and the slow life. The airport in Catania is also a little under 2 hours from the estate with plenty of beautiful sights to be enjoyed on the way.
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