Boutique Hotel Donna Carmela
Best Wedding Venues in Southern Italy
Unique. Scenic. Natural.
Placed between the Volcano Etna and the Ionian Sea, the boutique hotel Donna Carmela is in Carruba di Riposto, Sicily, the ideal spot to reach many sites of cultural, naturalistic and touristic interest of the area.
Nearby there are some of the most renowned beaches of the region but it will also be possible to easily reach the towns of Catania, Taormina, Siracusa, Acireale, Piazza Armerina and, of course, organize visits and trekking to Mount Etna. The distance from the sea is 3 km.
The nearest airport is Catania-Fontanarossa at 45 km (30/40 minutes by car).
Donna Carmela is a Sicilian residence of the 19th century, enchanted and charming place for a holiday dedicated to relaxation and the pleasures of the cuisine and the God Bacchus. In fact, Donna Carmela, besides being surrounded by a luxuriant nursery of 550 hectares of Mediterranean greenery and sub-tropical plants it is also a winery located in the northern side of the volcano, at a few km from the hotel site.
The style of this charm and romantic 4-star Resort that has been carefully restored by a French interior designer is the result of the perfect union between classic and modern design able to fulfill the needs and tastes of the most demanding guest. The sophisticated atmosphere of the environment together with the warm welcome and hospitality of the staff give you the utmost relaxation experience.
The property distinguishes itself for its courtyards in lava stone paving, the ancient cistern and river pebbles, the well-stocked wine cellar and the swimming pool surrounded by secular olive trees.
Flavours between cellars and stoves
The restaurant of the hotel with à la carte service is also open to the non-resident guests (with reservation) and it is the ideal place to experience the typical tastes of the Sicilian gastronomic tradition. The dishes are skillfully prepared with fresh home products and accompanied by selected international and local wines, including the homemade wines of Donna Carmela winery. An appreciable wine among these is the excellent Pietradolce Etna Doc. On request, it is possible to organize wine tasting of the wines of the Etna area and visit of the winery.
Boutique Hotel Donna Carmela Weddings
A Donna Carmela wedding leaves nothing to be desired. The estate has hosted hundreds of weddings and invites you to begin the next chapter of your own love story with them. Embrace the unique landscape and the unconventional setting of the stunning eco boutique hotel; how many others are able to say, “We were married on the slopes of a volcano?” Share your fiery love story with the world by igniting your special day on the soil of an active volcano. A love story itself, this property is one of the most special slices of land in the Italian countryside. If you want your wedding venue to be in the Italian hills but can’t give up the ocean view, Boutique Hotel Donna Carmela is the one-of-a-kind resort with sprawling views of Ionian Sea. Reserve at Donna Carmela your stylish Sicilian marriage, .
Amenities and Details
- Ceremony Area
- Dressing Room
- Handicap Accessible
- Indoor Event Space
- Liability Insurance
- Outdoor Event Space
- Reception Area
- Wireless Internet
- On-Site Accommodations
- Commitment Ceremony
- Interfaith Ceremony
- Non-Religious Ceremony
- Same Sex Ceremony
- Second Wedding
- Vow Renewal Ceremony
- Civil Union
- Historic Venue
Venue Service Offerings & Capacity
- Bar & Drinks
- Cakes & Desserts
- Food & Catering
- Service Staff
- Internal car parking
- Reading room
- Botanical visits
- Excursions to Mount Etna and to the most important cultural sites
- Motor yachting excursions
- Massages and beauty treatments