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Casa piccolo paradiso

Casa Piccolo Paradiso

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Sam & Laurence

Sam Stanley & Laurence Hicks decided to escape the hustle and bustle of London in May 2017 choosing instead, a new life in Sicily where they set up home together at Casa Piccolo Paradiso.

Together, Sam and Laurence have created the most beautiful Homestay concept in the heart of the quintessential Sicilian hamlet of Santo Stefano. Their key and overriding philosophy is to promote and encourage inclusiveness so everyone is extended a warm, friendly and courteous welcome in their home.


What Is
A Homestay?

A homestay provides an opportunity for travellers to stay in local accommodation and live with or amongst the occupants of a property for a fee.

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What Can I Expect At Casa Piccolo Paradiso?

From you arrive to you leave, you will be looked after like family and every assistance will be given to make your homestay experience a memorable one!

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What Does The Accommodation Comprise Of?

Built on three levels each of which have spacious terraces and balconies all enjoying the most stunning views across the Saracen Sea to the beautiful Aeolian Islands.

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Casa Piccolo Paradiso Homestay

The rooms consist of 2 Double Bedrooms & 1 Single bedroom. At any one time we can host 5 people. However, if required the single room can be turned into a twin.
One of the double rooms has a small balcony overlooking the pool with stunning views across to the Aeolian Islands. The other double room is very spacious and well appointed with plenty of wardrobe and drawer space. The single room is spacious and comfortable and also enjoys views to the pool and Aeolian Islands.
There are two bathrooms on the bedroom level which are shared between the occupants of the 3 rooms.

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What to do locally

Sicily is rich with culture, history, geographical and archaeological wonders and much of this is easily accessible from Casa Piccolo Paradiso.
Whether you want to just chill by the pool, head to the local beach or visit the local historical cities and sights – one thing is for sure… you won’t get bored around here!
The nearby beautiful town of Gioiosa Marea has all the normal amenities of a town including shops, supermarkets, banks, churches, restaurants, bars, etc. It is a vibrant, typical Sicilian town and its inhabitants are amongst the warmest and kindest on the island.

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How Do I Get There?

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Sicily is serviced by a number of airlines including BA, Easyjet, Ryanair, Norwegian, Thomas Cook and TUI. Flights depart from London Heathrow, Gatwick and Stanstead as well as Manchester. Other regional airports offer peak season direct flights but are limited. The two airports on the Island are Catania (approx. 1 hour 45 minutes drive) or Palermo (approx. 2 hours drive).

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With Car

The best and most convenient way to travel to Casa Piccolo Paradiso is to hire a car from the airport of arrival. This will make your journey here easy and will also give you freedom of movement when here. With a car you can use Casa Piccolo Paradiso as a base and make excursions to the many wonderful historical sights and beautiful places around the island.

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Shuttle or Railway

If you don’t drive, then Palermo is the best airport to arrive at where there is a regular shuttle to the city railway station and here you can catch a train to Gioiosa Marea (the nearest town) and from there we can collect you. Guests arriving this way would need to appreciate that their local movements will be subject to the hosts availability and day-to-day activity.

Now you can book your hire car for your trip to Casa Piccolo Paradiso.

Our car hire partnership with Affordable Car Hire offers the most reputable car rental companies and all bookable at very competitive rates. BOOK

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