L’Onda bed and breakfast is in Marina di Ragusa, an ancient landing place called Mars-a’Rillah by the arabs and later Mazzarelli, as can be found on old maps dating back to 1558.
Thanks to its strategic position, Marina di Ragusa allows its visitors to discover not only wonderful beaches and seasides, but also historical, archeological, and artistic treasures.
Traces of its history are still easily seen all around Sicily. A few chilometers far from Marina di Ragusa, the archeological sites of Kaukana and Kamarina, founded by the Greeks during the sixt century b.C.
A little further the towns of Siracusa, Taormina, Palazzolo Acreide, colonies of the Magna Grecia, with their unique archeological sites.
Moreover, the necropolis of Pantalica and Cava d’Ispica, which were excavated on vertical cliffs.
Last, but not least, the wonderful architecture in the baroque cities of Scicli, Modica, Ragusa Ibla. Walking along the narrow streets of the old towns is an unforgettable experience.
The Sicilian countryside is rich and varied, with many natural wonders.
A natural reserve is located 3 kilometer east of Marina di Ragusa, around the mouth of the Irminio River, with uncontaminated sand dunes, and a little further, on the West side, the Randello Natural Reserve.
- Scala dei turchi
- Cava Grande del Cassibile
- Gole dell’Alcantara
- Valle dell’Anapo
- Pantani di Vendicari
- Macalube di Aragona
All the locations of the TV series “Il commissario Montalbano” are in around Marina di Ragusa: at Scicli, Ragusa, Donnalucata, Punta Secca, Donnafugata’s Castle and more.