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Specialists in Southern Italy, Sicily & Sardinia

Small Hotels. "Little Gems" in Southern Italy, Sicily & Sardinia. 

 
Its difficult to find fabulous "Small Hotels", but Ray & Annie Long's award winning selection of hotels in Southern Italy, Sicily & Sardinia has morethan thirty "Little Gems".

Fascinating hotels; chic Boutique, unique Masseria & Agritourist estates, all in stunning locations and run by passionate owners. 

Spoil yourself. Enjoy one of our hand-picked LITTLE GEMS....

 

Contact us and utilise our expert tailor made service.

 
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4 Hotel in Sorrento Amalfi Coast

Once a private villa, the small Hotel Villa Garden is in a great location and gives guests a very special welcome.

Just wanted to let you know that we loved the Hotel Villa Garden. Everyone was so nice and helpful. The family are lovely. The setting is gorgeous. Lynn, Weybridge

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was £389

from £375

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4 Hotel in Ispica Sicily

Boutique and beautiful, agritourism at its best. Torre Marabino's fantastic staff, truly amazing food and wine, and fabulous gardens and pool, make it impossible to leave.

We loved this hotel. The staff were all so helpful and friendly... Setting, pool and gardens spacious and beautifully maintained. Michael & Jane, London

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was £484

from £476

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4 Hotel in Menfi Sicily

Country living, with real style and such a strong connection with food and wine. The chef is an alchemist. The hospitality is complete and you will not want to leave La Foresteria.

Quite simply one of the best places you have sent us to in 10 years of looking after us.    Michael & Carolyn, Suffolk

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was £630

from £551

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4 Hotel in Ostuni Puglia

Close to Ostuni & Cisternino, Masseria Cervarolo is authentically Pugliese, a boutique masseria with fabulous pool & lovely gardens.

"Just a quick note to say how much we enjoyed our stay at Masseria Cervarolo. It is a fantastic spot, comfortable and very well run." Kristian & Louise, Beaconsfield

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was £572

from £466

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4 Hotel in Ragusa Superiore Sicily

Less than half an hour from Comiso Airport & near Modica. Boutique B&B. In middle of Baroque town. Ragusa Ibla on the doorstep. Wow!

“Villa Del Lauro is a lovely, characterful hotel with very helpful staff and a pleasant garden.” Peter & Irene, Winchester

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was £531

from £521

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No Star Rating Hotel in Paestum South Campania

A boutique agritourist hotel, like no other, Tenuta Seliano is a working country estate, which has a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere.

I couldn’t have been more thrilled with your recommendation of Tenuta Seliano. The place is charming, quaint, interesting, well located and the staff exceptional. I did not want to leave. Alan & Des, USA

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was £388

from £388

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4 Hotel in Modica-Pozzallo Sicily

Boutique. intimate, bold & high spec. Near fantastic beaches and Sicily’s famous Baroque. It’s fabulous.

Cambiocavallo is a lovely, laid back accommodation with exceptionally friendly staff and excellent amenities.” Frank & Margaret, Kidlington

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was £454

from £386

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4 Hotel in Vignacastrisi Puglia

Just minutes by car (about 3km) from some of Puglia's most beautiful coastline, this special hotel is set in one of the Salento's unspoilt and undiscovered little towns.

“Palazzo Guglielmo was heaven – faultless.” Simon & Rebecca, Salisbury

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was £411

from £383

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No Star Rating Hotel in Near Metaponto Basilicata

The impressive and elegant Masseria Di Tempio is close to lovely, sandy beaches, two good golf courses, and is just over the border of Puglia. It is an ideal location for golfers, sightseers or simply for those wanting a relaxing holiday.

Masseria Di Tempio was terrific – staff friendly, food excellent. Colin & Vivienne, Ipswich

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was £505

from £482

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5 Hotel in Monopoli Puglia

Gleaming white against bright blue sea. Idyllic location. Discreet and unpretentious boutique luxury. Monopoli is fantastic.

Everything we expected and more. Don Ferrante is spectacular.  Alison & Alex, London

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was £713

from £624

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No Star Rating Hotel in Zafferana Etnea Sicily

Magical boutique organic agriturismo on the slopes of Mount Etna. Breathtaking views, designer style & wonderful welcome. Wow!

You're so right about this place - it's a dream!. Ian & Delyth, Newbury

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was £454

from £454

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No Star Rating Hotel in Pezze Di Greco Puglia

Not far from the sea, an organic country estate, with an authentic & traditional boutique masseria, brought bang up to date. This may not have an official star rating, but it is easily worthy of 4 stars in our opinion.

The nicest hotel we have stayed in. The rooms are like honeymoon suites and the food was superb. Sophie & Ralph, Banbury

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was £454

from £447

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4 Hotel in Massa Lubrense, Nr Sorrento Amalfi Coast

Designer boutique hotel, near Sorrento, in fabulous location, with magical views and gourmet restaurant. Superb for visiting the Amalfi Coast & great for walkers & nature-lovers, too.

“The Relais Blu was simply wonderful with exceptional service and outstanding food and nothing we had read previously prepared us for the outstanding qualities of the hotel." David, Brockhampton

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was £676

from £592

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4 Hotel in Carruba di Riposto, near Taormina Sicily

Not far from Taormina and the airport, this small boutique hotel is ideally placed for touring the wonders of Sicily. Part of a new generation of agritourist hotels, Donna Carmela is boutique, contemporary and really special.

Donna Carmela is the jewel in the crown.  Michael & Carol, Stafford

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was £513

from £474

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No Star Rating Hotel in Martano Puglia

Less than half an hour from Lecce and Otranto. Boutique agritourism with only 8 rooms including a two-roomed suite. Authentically Pugliese, in a lovely setting. A fascinating “bioresort”.

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was £542

from £462

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4 Hotel in Lizzano Puglia

Stunning boutique masseria with contemporary design, fantastic spa and pool to die for. An oasis in an undiscovered part of the Salento.

"Ridiculously beautiful and romantic!" Jason & David, Cheltenham

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was £630

from £626

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4 Hotel in Noci Puglia

Close to the old town of Noci, Il Nocino is stylish, with a lovely swimming pool, set in walled gardens. Quaint and cute, but with real elegance, it is a little jewel.

Fantastic location to visit places and with a restaurant to die for. Alison & Di, Lancaster

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was £411

from £373

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No Star Rating Hotel in Cappaccio-Paestum South Campania

About 12km from Paestum, with only 12 rooms, modern boutique agritourism, with character & stunning views.

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was £340

from £316

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No Star Rating Hotel in Alghero Sardinia

Exclusive luxury in a spectacular boutique B&B. An amazing garden, fabulous location, by the sea & just a stone's throw from Alghero. Villa Mosca is very special.

Supreme comfort & style. Boutique luxury at its best. Kate & Jonathan, Salisbury

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was £544

from £542

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No Star Rating Hotel in Taormina Sicily

This small and exclusive “bijou boutique” hotel is in the heart of Taormina and we just love its location, the elegant rooms and its hosts, Pino and Francesca. Casa Turchetti is a very special place.

The Sunday Times said that Casa Turchetti is “Sicily’s most romantic hotel” and continued, “Taormina is indisputably Sicily's prettiest town, & Casa Turchetti is the prettiest hotel there.”

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was £830

from £760

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4 Hotel in Marsala Sicily

Only just over 15 minutes from Trapani Airport & near Marsala. Traditional agritourism with only 15 rooms. Authentically Sicilian. Stunning setting. Comfortable & friendly. Great food and wines.

"In fifteen years of travelling with Long Travel, Baglio Donna Franca is probably the best place we have stayed." Geoff & Thelma, Fleet

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was £352

from £308

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4 Hotel in San Pantaleo Sardinia

Not far from the famous Costa Smeralda, this boutique spa hotel Petra Segreta is the perfect place to get away from it all. Small, special and exclusive, it is a real jewel.

Lovely location, excellent food and wine with helpful service. We're going back for the 4th time this year! Richard, Milton Keynes

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was £633

from £507

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No Star Rating Hotel in Matera Basilicata

In the heart of magical Matera’s “sassi”, a breathtakingly lovely small boutique B&B, perfect for a truly unique experience.

"Without doubt we will go back and have told almost everyone we have met since, that L’Hotel in Pietra is the place to go in Matera.” Rachel & David, Banbury

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was £440

from £437

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No Star Rating Hotel in Pisciotta South Campania

Unique, small boutique B&B in atmospheric Cilento town. Charming rooms. Fabulous terrace with sea views. Wonderful hosts.

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was £312

from £311

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4 Hotel in Noto Antica Sicily

Only about 15 minutes by car from Noto, the superlative Borgo Alveria is part of the new generation of agriturismo and we absolutely love it - a real slice of paradise.

Borgo Alveria, just outside Noto, is a fine find hidden behind mediaeval walls... Once a small hamlet wrapped around a monastery, the Borgo has zoomed into the 21st century. Jane Hayward, Woman & Home

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was £454

from £405

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4 Hotel in Vizzini Sicily

Rural boutique hotel. Tranquillity, views and romance. Near our favourite Sicilian ceramics town, Caltagirone.

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was £688

from £585

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4 Hotel in Ragusa Ibla Sicily

Quirky B&B full of character. Fab two Michelin star restaurant nearby. In middle of Baroque Ragusa Ibla. Less than half an hour from Comiso Airport & near Modica.

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was £327

from £325

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No Star Rating Hotel in Ostuni Puglia

Just minutes by car from some of Puglia’s great beaches, this fabulous contemporary boutique B&B is near Ostuni, one of Puglia’s best and most wonderful towns. 

Thank you for your recommendation for this place. It's just superb. Rhian & Maureen, London

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was £437

from £422

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No Star Rating Hotel in Lecce Puglia

The Baroque and beautiful Basilica of Santa Croce is part of the beating heart of Lecce’s centro storico and Palazzo Persone, a spectacular boutique B&B, is right next door.

Lecce is a dream and Palazzo Persone is the icing on the cake. We just loved both.  Gerald & Martin, London

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was £340

from £323

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3 Hotel in Sant'Angelo d'Ischia Ischia

Casa Celestino is a real gem. Just a few minutes' stroll from the square, and right by the sea, it has great taste.

Once again we had a wonderful holiday at Casa Celestino. The hotel staff are so charming and helpful, the rooms are very comfortable and spotlessly clean. Anne & Ken, Weybridge

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was £803

from £604

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