Castello di San Marco

Castello di San Marco

This historic hotel is 50 metres from the sea in a beautiful park overlooking Mount Etna. There is no better starting point for exploring Sicily's east coast. The rooms in the different historic buildings in the garden are each decorated differently in a classic, elegant style. Relax by the pool or in the mini spa. In good weather, you can indulge in an extensive wine list and Sicilian dishes with daily fresh vegetables from the castle's organic vegetable garden on the terrace.


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The hotel is open from April to October.


29 rooms.


Check-in is possible from 2 pm. Check-out is before 11 am.


From 420 euros.


  • Tourist tax is approximately 1.50 euros per person per day. You can pay this amount on site.
  • Your dog is welcome free of charge.

About the rooms

All rooms are different and decorated in a classic and elegant style. They have been accommodated in the different historical buildings in the garden. They are on the ground floor, except the Grand Suite Cavaliere Costarelli, and have a terrace.

Our favourite room

The renovated Executive Junior Suite with a sitting area is our favourite room.

Enjoy a refreshing swim

The outdoor swimming pool is open according to the weather conditions. Sun beds and parasols are available. You can have access to a sandy beach with loungers and parasols on request and for an extra cost, from around mid-June to mid-September.

Work out and wind down

You can relax in the small spa upon reservation and with a supplement, which includes sauna and hydromassage pool, body treatments and massages. You can find a tennis court on the domain. In the surrounding area, there is a golf club, equestrian centre, and the possibility of going paragliding.

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Food & drink

In good weather, enjoy the restaurant's pleasant terrace, from around June to September.

dress code

We recommend you to dress in an elegant way.

There is a breakfast buffet. During the summer months, a light lunch is available by the pool or you can get snacks on the beach. In the Mastri Flavetta restaurant, you can enjoy Sicilian dishes in the evenings with daily fresh vegetables from the castle's organic vegetable garden. There is also an extensive wine list.

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The hotel has a quiet location, 50 metres from the sea, in a four-hectare park with views of Mount Etna. The centre of Calatabiano is 4 km away, Taormina 10 km away, Mount Etna 20 km away, Catania 40 km away and Messina 58 km away.

Are you travelling by plane?

Catania airport is approximately 56 kilometres away.


There is a transfer available between the airport and the hotel, which costs around 90 euros per journey. You can pay this amount on site.

Do you have a (rental) car?

You can park your car in the car park free of charge. There are also charging points available.

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Historic hotel with a unique location near the sea and with a beautiful garden overlooking Mount Etna. It is ideally located to make numerous excursions around Sicily's east coast.

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