Crystal Sea

Statale Jonica 114, km 39, Santa Teresa di Riva, Sicily, 98030, Italy | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $151.00
 

Travel Blogs from Santa Teresa di Riva

ETNALAND!!!

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle

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... attached to toilets; and access to loungers and umbrellas, near said activities, but at a cost...... a price you are more than willing to pay, I might add, after surveying the alternative.

We identified the most central lounging area and Paolo went off to pay for them; when I say them, I mean lounger 1, 2 and 3, which is what it said on our ticket, and where we were expected to lounge. This was made very clear to me when, 5 minutes after ...

No country for old women

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle

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So, we had planned to go to Etnaland today, home of water slides and rides, which the girls had been counting down the sleeps for, bit some bad behaviour put paid to that, I'm afraid!

Instead, we opted for a more low key day and headed to the beach at Fiumefreddo, about 8km down the road. The beach itself was quite rocky, and the water really cold, but we had a nice time ...

Castles and pistachios.....

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle

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... paste, which is white Nutella, mixed with ground pistachios..... Say no more......

On the way home, we stopped and bought the most magnificent strawberries, so, if a place is famous for something, for goodness sake, don't expect to buy it there..... Go somewhere else!

A side note: Sicilians are fascinated with french fries, they order them as a side with their pizza, on their pizza and inside pastry with a sausage.....patatine everywhere

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Naples to Catania

A travel blog entry by cwbluey

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... we came back to the hotel and Phillip had a rest and I went shopping for some shorts. I enjoyed looking at the shops for a little while but most things were very expensive but I did find a pair of 3/4 pants for only $25 so was pleased. Then I too came back for a rest before we meet the tour director and the people we will be touring Sicily with. At 7.00pm we met in the hotel lounge to meet the tour director and the people on our tour. ...

Pit Stop in Paradiso

A travel blog entry by schipper

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... I was talking to a good friend of mine here who told me that she and a buddy were renting a car and driving through Sicily. She asked me if I wanted to come along. Even though I only had a couple days to spare, OF COURSE I SAID YES!! I flew to Catania where they picked me up and then we stayed in Taormina on an amazing beach named Nexos Beach. It was one of the first places that they Ancient Greeks occupied when they landed in Sicily. And I can see why! It is ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Statale Jonica 114, km 39, Santa Teresa di Riva, is near Greek Amphitheater (Teatro Greco), Savoca, Palazzo Corvaja, and Cappuccini Monastery.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsCrystal Sea Santa Teresa di Riva

    Reviewed by mjbolen

    Outstanding views!

    Reviewed Oct 21, 2012
    by (4 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    Hotel is nice. Clean and great views. Interior is basic as are the rooms

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Crystal Sea Santa Teresa di Riva

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent