Baglio Occhipinti

Vittoria, Ragusa
Bed & Breakfast

Warm hospitable agriturismo for foodies, designers, wine enthusiasts and all who love the ‘real’ Sicily. A happy place for families, too


7 rooms


Rooms sleep 2 – 4


Find happiness in homemade jams at breakfast (fig, tangerine, orange), aubergine Parmigiana at dinner (creamy, delicious) and beautiful wine; the family’s wines are spicy, citrusy, organic and sold by Ottolenghi. Rosaura comes from an old Palermo family, Bruno may entertain you with his oenophilic stories, and daughter Fausta, a landscape architect, greets you warmly; they are an adorable family. Here, in the oldest wine area in the world, is their low, handsome 1800s winery – views to Etna on one side, the sea on the other – surrounded by a young garden of olive and wild almond trees. Inside: white minimalist living spaces where big lounging sofas, family antiques, art books and prints mix with open stone walls, pale terracotta tiles and a wonderful rustic stone fireplace. Bedrooms – two at ground level, two in the loft – are soothingly, spartanly white; wild flowers spill out of jugs and there’s a bath tub with a view. Visit the baroque town of Vittoria, eat well in Scoglitti, set off for the sea, return for a lap in the salt-purified pool. Marvellous.


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Spa
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
This property is part of a working farm or vineyard.
Dinner £28. Restaurants 4km.


Nightly price
from £70
Singles £75. Dinner, B&B £40 per person. Extra bed/sofabed available £24 per person per night.
2 Quadruples
From £250
5 Doubles
From £70


Wonderful food, wine, hospitality and the chance to meet like-minded, interesting guests. Fausta and her family have created a beautifully designed, yet relaxing environment. There are lots of sites and beaches to visit within easy driving distance. This is high on my list for a return visit. Thank you

Sally, Bristol

In this quiet, rural location in south-east Sicily, Fausta Ochhipinti has created a relaxing and peaceful setting for her guests. The main part of the traditional stone house, once a working winery, offers a stylish and comfortable place to idle away an hour with a glass of regional wine before Fausta serves dinner, a social and communal event beneath the stars and olive trees! Food is prepared lovingly from family recipes, with organic vegetables sourced directly from Fausta's garden. Leaving Bagglio Occhipinti was difficult - almost like leaving a dear friend! - but one can always return!


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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Fausta Occhipinti

  • We are in the middle of the oldest wine road in the world! Enjoy a wine tasting tour around the vineyards of the most authentic natural wine producer of the region like Azienda Agricola Occhipinti, Cos, Antica Tenuta del Nanfro. Ideal for wine lovers!
  • Baglio Occhipinti is in the middle of the six UNESCO heritage sites in Sicily: Villa Romana del Casale, the late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (Ragusa Ibla, Modica, Scicli, Caltagirone, Palazzolo, Noto, Catania), Agrigento, Syracuse and Pantalica.
  • Have a romantic walk in Puntasecca, the charming fisherman village that features in the Inspector Montalbano novels. 20 minute drive.
  • The fish market in Scoglitti, with its explosion of colors, smells and sounds, takes place every day at 11 in the morning and 4 in the evening, and its only a 15 minute drive away.
  • Everything handmade is our passion! Let's have a tour of the kitchen garden together and prepare a meal based on authentic family recipes, or make natural soap with our organic olive oil.