The Space9 sleepings,4 rooms,3 bathrooms,pool,jacuzzi,wifi,BBQ,parking
Villa Scalea is the perfect solution for those who want to enjoy the beauty of the Sicilian beaches and at the same time exploring the art and history that the center of Palermo offers to its visitors.
It has an ideal location: only 4 km from the beautiful sandy beach of Mondello, about 3 km far from the motorway exit and 6 km from the center of Palermo.
The location of this wonderful property offers many advantages: the stop for the city bus is at 100 meters and the center "Conca d'oro" at 500 metres, one of the largest shopping centers in the area full of bars, restaurants, shops and a large supermarket equipped with everything that you need.
Villa Scalea will also allow you to enjoy life en plein air. The large outdoor area is provided with a swimming pool and a large covered veranda with big dining table, barbecue, sunbeds and sofas.
Inside you will find a spacious living room furnished with impeccable taste, with large windows overlooking the pool, TV area and dining area.
The large and colourful kitchen is well equipped, with a table for 10 people.
There are 3 bathrooms (two with shower and one with Jacuzzi shower and bath) and 4 double bedrooms, three of them with an outdoor balcony.
There is also the possibility of add a single bed in one of the rooms.
The villa offers many comforts: internet connection with Wi-Fi, satellite TV, private parking (up to 3 cars) and access via electric gate to the property.
Villa Scalea will be the perfect scenery for your holiday, making them unforgettable!!!
The villa is located just 4 kilometers from the beach of Mondello.
This popular seaside resort is about 10 km from the historic center of Palermo and occupies a territory that stretches like an arc, along one magnificent bay, between the Natural Reserve of Monte Pellegrino and the Natural Reserve of Capo Gallo. The original nucleus is Mondello, located at the northern part of the bay, an ancient fishing village built around an old tuna-fishing nets. In the last decade the city has developed its own vocation and has increased the tourist offer with excellent facilities, numerous restaurants, shops and entertainment. The climate, cool in summer and warm in winter, the Caribbean Sea with its lush vegetation, the fine white beach, make of Mondello a dream place for your holidays! In addition the country has a great location because it is 10 minutes from the center of Palermo and 5 minutes from 'highway entrance; this will allow you to enjoy a beach holiday and cultural at the same time!
The Natural reserves of Capo Gallo and Monte Pellegrino
The Capo Gallo Natural Reserve can be reached on foot through a coast path that is located in the western part of the country. Monte Gallo is a promontory overlooking the sea, surmounted by a white tower called 'traffic light'. The reserve is full of caves, whose most famous is the 'Oil Cave', a cave on the sea very impressive with an 'amazingly clear and bright water. The sandy bottom, when illuminated by sunlight filtering through the rock takes on a really lovely golden color that gives its name to the cave itself. This nature reserve has a varied flora and fauna: here you can observe the Scope of Gasparrini, wild orchids, the Sicilian Sparrowhawk and a lot of other animals such as foxes, wild rabbits, peregrine falcons, real sea birds.
The Monte Pellegrino Natural Reserve includes the entire eponymous mountain and the royal property of Favorita, as well as the shrine of Santa Rosalia, with its church built in the rock, which is an important place of pilgrimage for devotees of the saint. Goethe described it as 'the most beautiful promontory in the world'.
Palermo is the tourist and cultural capital of Sicily. The old part of town is full of old churches of great artistic and historical value. Some of the most interesting are: the Church of Martorana, with its wonderful mosaics; the Church of Santa Maria dello Spasimo, place of musical and cultural events; the Cappella Palatina located on the ground floor of the Norman Palace (Palazzo Reale), the Baroque Church of Sant’Ignazio all'Olivella; the Church of the Magione and many other. In addition to churches it is a must visit the “Palazzina Cinese”, an oriental building surrounded by an elegant garden that arrives at the foot of Monte Pellegrino. There is also a hidden Palermo, with its rich architectural works underground as the mystery of Beati Paoli and excellence of the underground natural plumbing system called Qanat.
Festivals and fairs
WORLD FESTIVAL ON THE BEACH
Since 1985 Mondello is the spectacular location of one of the most important international festivals of beach sports such as beach volleyball, kite surfing, windsurfing, sailing. It takes place in late May and generally lasts 4-5 days, during which alternate exciting contests and musical performances of high level.
THE BANQUET OF SANTA ROSALIA
The so-called 'Feast' is the most important festival for the people of Palermo. It takes place on July 15, but the biggest party the night before, when the statue of the Saint wanders through the streets of the old part of town that is filled with food stands and toys. The festivities end with beautiful fireworks on the sea. Interaction with GuestsMi fa piacere che i miei ospiti mi contattino per ricevere informazioni o chiedere consigli. Per il check in ci saró io o una persona di mia fiducia.