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This fully detached trullo built in beautiful honey-coloured limestone is unique. It is located in the village of Xewkija, the oldest in Gozo. Set in its own south facing garden with mature olive, cypress and citrus trees, the lagoon overflowing swimming pool 16 x 9.5m) is sure to please. Inside, the rooms have been tastefully decorated and furnished in restful shades of summer to give a stylish, yet practical interior. The accommodation consists of 3 BR, one with en suite plus main bathroom. Two bedrooms have an LG air condition/heating system on a pay per use basis. It can sleep 8 persons comfortably. There is a lovely sofa in the round open plan lounge/diner, oak dining table with 6 chairs, a fully equipped kitchen with black granite worktops - this leads onto the splendid patio/sun deck area with pool shower and built-in-barbecue. Outfitted with everything from iPod dock and WiFi to a washing machine and cable TV, you will enjoy the comforts of home while you explore the ancient prehistoric valley of Mgarr ix-Xini with its perfectly pebbly beach and clear waters.
The village of Xewkija (scheukiia): Xewkija is famous for its church simply known as 'the Rotunda', dedicated to St John the Baptist. Not only does it dominate the village, it dominates the entire island. The village has an eccentrically suburban air for an agricultural community. Men on ancient lilac-coloured Vespas roar noisily through the narrow twisting medieval streets wearing soup-bowl helmets and shot guns slung across their backs; a handful of people too old to work the fields sit beside their bamboo-slatted front doors awaiting the cool of the day, while tourists stare at their cathedral-sized church. The single most impressive feature is the dome, a 45,000-ton structure set on eight columns. A short walk from the trullo leads down the valley of Mgarr ix-Xini. The swimming in the small fjord at the bottom of the steep single track is clean and suitable for children. Further out the waters are dark, deep and clear against the sheer cliff face offering excellent diving and snorkelling. Trullo Gozitano is one of just 7 properties awarded ECO certification by Malta Tourism Authority in Gozo. The Eco certification is the national scheme for ensuring the environmental, socioeconomic, and cultural sustainability of tourist accommodation on the Maltese Islands and has been recognised by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council as fully reflecting the GSTC criteria.
All three (3) bedrooms come with modern/silent Westinghouse ceiling fans. The bedrooms are spacious and feature contemporary furniture.
Two bedrooms are equipped with an LG air condition/heating system on a pay per use basis....moreless
Bathroom and shower both feature Ideal Standard sanitary ware and Italian ceramic/mosaic tiles....moreless
The Trullo is suitable for elderly or infirm and is also wheelchair accessible. It is within walking distance to all basic amenities including three (3) mini-markets, baker/butcher, bank, pharmacy, pizzeria, hardware store and the local church. Moreover, Victoria, the capital is less than 25 minutes' walk.
There are two (2) Nuzzi mountain bikes that are available during your stay, at an extra price. Air condition/heating system available on a pay per use basis.
Changeover cleaning service, extra maid service can be provided for an additional charge. LG automatic washing machine (8 kilos) available at no extra charge....moreless
Books For Adults
Satellite / Cable
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Hunting Small Game
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
The dining area overlooks directly on the pool and surrounding sundeck/garden area....moreless
april - june Apr 1 - Jun 30, 2015 7 night min stay
july - august Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015 7 night min stay
Rate 4 Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2015 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
No additional mandatory fees
Weekly rates based on occupancy of 4 persons. Please add euro 15 per person, extra, daily.
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The Citadel in Victoria/Rabat and the Ggantija temples in Xaghra are just a few minutes' driving distance. Both are worth seeing. Moreover, the sandy beach of Ramla and the seaside resorts of Marsalforn and Xlendi are also within 15 minutes.
Private boats to Blue Lagoon in Comino leave from Mgarr harbor almost every hour.
Dwejra, the Inland Sea is spectacular, particularly late in the afternoon to watch the sun dipping in the Mediterranean sea.
The private swimming pool measures 16 x 9.5m and the surrounding sunceck area is over 100m.