The strategic position of Malavilla is perfect for a seaside holiday, near to beaches of fine sand. You can choose seaside resorts with all kinds of facilities, like Marina di Ragusa or Punta Secca (this one, a fishing village, is known to be one of the film sets of the famous TV series “Il commissario Montalbano” – from the renowned novels of the Sicilian writer Andrea Camilleri).
In the surroundings of Malavilla you can find also wild beaches, like the one of the Randello Nature Reserve (Forestry Corps area) or Playa Grande, Sampieri, the Pisciotto beach and many more.
If you will come in another moment of the year, you can visit historical baroque cities near Malavilla, all of them are Unesco World Heritage Sites: Ragusa, Modica, Scicli, Ispica, Noto and Caltagirone (known for its ceramics). It could be very interesting also to visit archaeological sites as Kamarina, Cava d’Ispica, Pantalica, Palazzolo Acreide (with its little Greek theatre), Siracusa, Piazza Armerina (with the magnificent Villa del Casale) and Agrigento.
Moving to Catania, it is easy to reach the Etna, the highest active European volcano, to enjoy hiking and discovering the crater also in a night trekking experience.
For those who want to do short excursions, from Malavilla you can go by walk to the Donnafugata Castle, crossing fields, carobs and olive trees valleys and also a little canyon that formerly was a creek bed.
Nearby you can buy typical Sicilian products: ricotta, provola, caciocavallo, extra virgin olive oil and local wine.
Finally, we remind you that Comiso airport is only 20 Km away from Malavilla and the Catania’s one 110 Km.
In Malavilla you can reserve incredible excursions at competitive price: guided tours, horse –riding, visits to the cellars and food and wine tasting in typical farms of Ragusa.