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Surrounded by nature and overlooking the Straits of Messina, Scilla E Cariddi B&B lies just 0.6 mi from the nearest beach. All air-conditioned rooms include an LED TV.

Rooms at Scilla E Cariddi are furnished in different styles - Mediterranean, Egyptian, English - reflecting the different origins of the estate's owners. Each has a private entrance, and some rooms include a kitchenette.

Set far from traffic and noise, the property is surrounded by olive, citrus and almond trees. The grounds include a tennis court, gardens and free parking, while indoors you will find an international library and a piano room.

The estate is 3.1 mi north of Messina and a 55-minute drive from historical Taormina. There are also many beaches nearby, some of which are famous for windsurfing. The Polo Universitario Annunziata university faculty is just 1,650 feet away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Scilla E Cariddi B&B has been welcoming guests since Feb 24, 2007

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

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Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 3
Triple Room
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 4
Quadruple Room
  • 2 twin beds and
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 1
Large Single Room
  • 1 twin bed
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 4
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 2
Studio Apartment
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 3
Suite with Sea View
  • 1 twin bed and 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 3
Suite with Balcony
  • 1 twin bed and 1 queen bed
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  • The staff speaks English

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Hosted by Antonio e Luisa Amante Reynolds

Host Review Score 9.2
Antonio e Luisa Amante Reynolds

Antonio e Luisa Amante Reynolds

First charme B&B in Messina, reported on the best international tourist guides. Villa overlooking the Straits of Messina, declared World Heritage site on 2015, we are located 2 km from the ferries to mainland, the beaches and the city centre. Scilla e Cariddi B&B is the closest to the University of Messina Annunziata (Pharmacy, Veterinary and Arts), the Cittadella Sportiva Annunziata Facilities, and the Highway Giostra-Annunziata. All rooms have en suite bathroom, air conditioning/heating, Led TV, independent entrance and some have fully equipped kitchenette upon request. For all our guests we offer free wifi internet connection, inner car park, continental buffet breakfast, international library and board games corner; veranda overlooking the Straits and garden with children playground, tennis court. The Amante Reynolds Family (anglo-sicilian) will be happy to host you in Italian, English, French, Spanish and German.

we are economists, musicians, sommeliers and we love good company, we have friends all over the globe (including poles) and we are happy to share our paradise with nice, nice and interesting people. "Scilla and Charybdis" Sting suggested to us ... in his famous "wrapped around your finger" we also have a recording studio where international music stars pass. Our motto: stay rock !!! :)))

Villa entirely overlooking the Strait, declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2015, a couple of km from the ferries, the sea and the center. We are the nearest structure, five minutes on foot, to the university and the sports town of the Annunziata (Fac. Pharmacy, Letters, Veterinary) and to the Messina-Annunziata highway. To reach us by public transport Bus no. 21/22/23 stop "Contrada Citola". The neighborhood is a very quiet residential area just 3 kilometers from the historic center and two kilometers from ferries to / from Italy. We are one kilometer from the beaches and the MUME Regional Museum which houses works by Caravaggio and Antonello da Messina

Languages spoken: German, English, Spanish, French, Italian

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Regional Museum of Messina
    1 miles
  • Church of the Annunciation of the Catalans
    2.2 miles
  • Messina Cathedral
    2.5 miles
  • University of Messina
    2.8 miles
  • Sant Elia Church
    2.8 miles
  • Stadio San Filippo
    5 miles
  • Lungomare
    9.4 miles
  • Archaeological Museum - Riace Bronzes
    9.4 miles
  • Aragonese Castle
    9.8 miles
  • Stadio Oreste Granillo
    10.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Rais
    0.6 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Camarda
    0.6 miles
  • Restaurant Pizza Sprint (asporto)
    0.6 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Urzì
    0.6 miles
  • Restaurant Marina del Nettuno
    1.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Mediterraneo
    0.6 miles
  • Lake Ganzirri
    6.2 miles
  • Mountain Monti Peloritani
    0.1 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Lido La Spiaggetta
    3,850 feet
  • Pace Beach
    5,000 feet
  • Lungomare Biagio Belfiore Beach
    5,250 feet
  • Contrada Fortino Beach
    1.5 miles
  • Sant'Agata Beach
    2.7 miles
Closest Airports
  • Reggio di Calabria Airport Tito Minniti
    11.8 miles
  • Catania Fontanarossa Airport
    58.6 miles
  • Lamezia Terme International Airport
    60.1 miles
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Amenities of Scilla E Cariddi B&B
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Library
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Playground
  • Skiing Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
Business Facilities
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Security alarm
  • Convenience store on site
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
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House rules
Scilla E Cariddi B&B takes special requests – add in the next step!


1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


6:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Scilla E Cariddi B&B of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Scilla E Cariddi B&B

  • Scilla E Cariddi B&B is 2.5 miles from the center of Messina.

  • Guests staying at Scilla E Cariddi B&B can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Italian

  • The prices at Scilla E Cariddi B&B may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Scilla E Cariddi B&B by:

    • Bus 1h 30min

  • Scilla E Cariddi B&B offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Playground
    • Skiing
    • Diving
    • Library
    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Horseback riding
    • Happy hour
    • Cooking class

  • Room options at Scilla E Cariddi B&B include:

    • Triple
    • Quad
    • Single
    • Twin/Double
    • Apartment
    • Suite

  • Check-in at Scilla E Cariddi B&B is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Scilla E Cariddi B&B (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Free parking