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Des Etrangers Hotel & Spa, Sicily

What can you expect of a neo-classical masterpiece, standing in a commanding setting in the beautiful island city of Syracuse? Only the best of experiences.

You may well find that staying at the Des Etrangers Hotel & Spa is one of the high points of your luxury, tailor-made holiday to Sicily. Expect a symphony of neoclassical style and elegance; bedrooms with ornate friezes and wonderful classical headboards; a stylish lounge that leads out onto a tiled terrace with spectacular views over the harbour of Siracuse.

Expect, also, an entrance hall in the grand manner; with ornate marble floors, stucco and gilt work and soaring ceilings. Furnishings that reveal craftsmanship in their every detail. A restaurant that is the last word in sophistication. A glamorous bar. A pool featuring lion’s head water spouts. And – above all - a five star setting that puts you at the heart of the historic town of Syracuse.

Des Etrangers Hotel, at a glance

  • Fantastic, waterside setting on the island of  Ortigia
  • Choice of guest rooms, deluxe sea view rooms and junior suites
  • Infinitely stylish décor with floor to ceiling windows opening onto a private balcony with stupendous views
  • En suite bathrooms with showers or whirlpool baths
  • Suites have Art Nouveau style furnishings, balconies or terraces and designer en suites
  • La Medusa, Roof Garden and La Pergola restaurants, plus relaxed bar

For leisure and pleasure

  • Arethusa & Wellness spa
  • Sauna, Turkish bath, Jacuzzi, cot cloud ice fall and massage
  • Roof garden and bar with cocktails and superb, sun-downer views
  • Fitness centre with personal trainer
  • Easy access to Syracuse’s ancient harbour

  • It has been wonderful to discover that there remain places like this in the world, where one can find peace amid wild nature. This has been the highlight of our stay in Colombia and we look forward to telling our friends about it.

    ZA, Colombia