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Mare nel Blu

Siracusa and Southern Sicily, Sicily, Italy

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Set in lawned gardens with direct access to the sea, this contemporary villa is also within easy reach of a sandy beach and restaurants in Modica and Scicli.

In brief

  • Direct access to the sea
  • Wellness area
  • Great for two families

About the villa

Set in south facing gardens of approximately half an acre just above the sea, Mare nel Blu is set  in a residential area just west of the centre of the sea side resort of Marina di Modica. This  large villa decorated in contemporary coastal style boasts extensive panoramic terraces at the front and rear of the property, by the pool and on the first floor to enjoy the sweeping sea views.  The layout of the villa is suited to couples or two families travelling with a double and twin bedroom both on the ground and the lower ground floor and a master double bedroom with space for a cot in the adjacent sitting room on the top floor. All bedrooms are of a good size with excellent en suite facilities and the bedrooms and sitting area on the lower floor are very light. The gardens including a viewing platform set into the lawns  near the sea for enjoying drinks at dusk.

From the garden gate, there is direct access stepping down across the rocks (protective footwear essential) to the rocky sea shore with some sand which runs along this coastline. For those who prefer a very wide sandy beach of golden sand, the wide sandy beach of Marina di Modica with bar and restaurants is within walking distance, just 400 metres from the villa. Marina di Modica is a residential resort that really only becomes busy in July and August. There is a food shop and a restaurant at the centre of the resort on the main beach and a large supermarket nearby. All further amenities can be found in the pictureseque town of Modica just inland. Of course, Mare nel Blu is also a perfect base for visiting the baroque towns of Scicli, Ragusa Ibla and Noto, and the other locations featured in the Inspector Montalbano series such as Sampieri, Punta Secca and Castle of Donnafugata.

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Villa details



  • Open plan sitting room with dining area and kitchen opening to terrace
  • Cloakroom
  • Double bedroom with shower room en suite
  • Twin bedroom with shower room en suite


  • Small sitting room with kitchenette opening to terrace with sea views
  • Master double bedroom with shower room en suite opening to terrace with sea views


  • Sitting room with kitchenette opening to decked area
  • Double bedroom with shower room en suite opening at front of property
  • Twin bedroom with shower room en suite opening to lower terrace at front of property
  • Wellness area with sauna, Jacuzzi and shower also opening to lower terrace


Children's Facilities

  • Cot and highchair

Cooking Outdoors

  • Barbecue


  • Satellite TVs
  • WiFi
  • DVD Player
  • CD player

Keeping Cool

  • Air conditioning

Kitchen Essentials

  • Fridge
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Oven

Private Infinity Pool

  • 12m x 5m
  • Outdoor shower
  • The pool is open from April to the end of November
  • Infinity Pools: Please refer to the Health & Safety pages on this website

Something Special

  • Wine cellar

Villa Essentials

  • Washing Machine
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Safe
  • Central Heating Included

Service & Staffing


  • Welcome pack
  • Maid service 2 day(s) per week
  • Linen change 1 day(s) per week


  • Cook service

Important Information

Boat hire, guide for excursions, beauty treatments, all available on request at an additional cost. Please ask for more details.

Please note that a welcome pack is provided which differs from the standard CV Welcome Pack. Further information on this will be detailed in your joining instructions or is available on request.

Please note that the preferred suppliers for the villa must be used for any additional services. Unknown extra staff are not permitted at the villa.

CV Contact

An English speaking CV Representative will visit during your stay. Contact details will be sent with your travel documents.


Arrival between 17:00 - 21:00.  Departure by 10:00.

For arrivals between 21:00 - 24:00, a late arrival fee of Euro 50 will be charged, payable in cash locally.

 Changeover day Saturdays from 25 June - 26 August. All other periods flexible.


Please refer to the Health & Safety pages on this website.



  • Tennis 2km
  • Golf 45km Donnafugata


  • Shops and Restaurants 1.6km Marina di Modica
  • All shops and restaurants 6km Modica


  • Ragusa 36km
  • Siracusa 71km
  • Mount Etna 140km
  • Taormina 178km


  • A gate from the property opens to an unsurfaced track, and from there direct access to the rocky shoreline below the villa 30m
  • Sandy beach of the resort 400m


  • Comiso 60km
  • Catania 130km
  • Palermo 350km
  • Trapani 430 km
About the area

Siracusa and Southern Sicily

Average weather

As one of the quieter destinations on the diverse island of Sicily, the south is home to some of the top, one and two Michellin star restaurants in the country. And it’s no wonder, with the abundance beautiful local produce available. As in all parts of Sicily, there is a contrast in landscape from the marshland of Vendicari to the rebuilt towns of Noto and Ragusa. Siracusa has a tradition in making puppets - buy one as a souvenir or visit the puppet theatre for some light entertainment. Or try out the range of restaurants, bars and tours for a relaxing evening with friends.

Find out more about Siracusa and Southern Sicily

Essential Information

Please note that there is a European tourist tax payable on arrival. Further details will be advised prior to arrival.

Having a barbecue in Italy is one of the best ways to cook your food but you may find that due to long drought periods in high season barbecuing may be restricted in some areas. You will be informed if this happens by your house staff or local representative.


CV Villas is happy to book flights for our customers on scheduled, chartered or low cost airlines from London and regional UK airports. Please ask for details.


Car hire can be pre-booked through CV Villas with collection at the airport of arrival. Please ask for details.