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Casa Balestra - Romantic sunset over the water

View of the port from the terrace
20 reviews
View of the port from the terrace
The western beach
Eastern beach
Ceramic tile by main entrance
Main entrance with balcony of yellow bedroom
View of Via Repubblica (East side)
Living room with stone arches
Living room
View from living room
Living room from studio sitting area
Curio table in living room
Wooden staircase leading upstairs
Dining area by the kitchen
Sicilian citrus fruit in the kitchen
Cooking area with window overlooking the water
Details of cooking area in kitchen
Wooden staircase leading to 1st floor
View of sunset from seaside bedrooms
Sunset from the balcony
View of the marina
Blue bedroom (single, double or queen available)
Green room showing with queen size bed
Green room with double bed combination
Yellow bedroom (queen size) detail
Yellow bedroom (queen size)
Shower in downstairs bathroom
Downstairs bathroom
Upstairs bathroom with bathtub/shower combo
Balcony with view from green bedroom
View of touristic port from blue and green room
Balestrate main square with lighted church
Sunset in Balestrate
Red sunset from the balcony
Cooking class at Baglio Filippi
Christmas coockies ready to be cooked
This fisherman stops by the casa to sell fresh fish
Cassatine (dessert with ricotta and marzipan)
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Balestrate, Province of Palermo, Sicily
Vaulted ceilings and a balcony overlooking the Tyrrhenean sea is what make this spacious residence so special.Casa Balestra is strategically located in the North West wine country area of Sicily. Two beaches (East and West) are at walking distance. It can accommodate 6 people very comfortably. The residence has a complete kitchen, tableware, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave and more. It is close to both Palermo and Trapani airports. It is the perfect base to visit touristic and archeological sites and clear water beaches like: San Vito lo Capo, Scopello, Erice, Segesta, Selinunte, Mothia, Agrigento to name a few. A light commuters rail runs close to the house; it does not operate at night.
A wellness center, featured in the October 2010 issue of National Geographic Traveler magazine, is located at walking distance from the reside...
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About the Owner, Concetta V
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Sep 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 20 reviews and 1 property
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Excellent - based on 20 reviews
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Niagara Falls, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 November 2016 for a stay in April 2016

We have stayed at this location 2 times and will return again some day. If you want real Sicily, real people, smiles on greeting, and a great house to call your own for a week or a month this is it. Sit and watch the sea for hours from your large balcony walk the town and visit the markets butcher...

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. I am looking forward to host you again. Arrivederci Concetta


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Peggy J
Reston, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 14 January 2016 for a stay in September 2015

Wow. Casa Balestra exceeded all of our expectations. The family home is beautifully maintained, completely equipped with all the essentials, fantastic views of the sea from the kitchen area and the large private terrace and a remarkable charming and comfortable decor. It was an excellent home to base your stay to visit the eastern parts of Sicily. We ate breakfast...

Management response:

Thanks Peggy and Mark for taking the time to write your review. Your opinion will help others make a decision about going to Casa Balestra. Take care and please come back Concetta


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Destin, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We recently stayed at Casa Balestra and couldn't be happier with our choice. The house is charming, cozy, roomy and in an excellent location. Everything you could possibly need is in the house, and if you need anything more, Rosanna is just a phone call away. Concetta, the proprietor, is awesome and a pleasure to do business with. She is...

Management response:

It was a pleasure to have you at Casa Balestra. I am glad you had a good time. Thanks for choosing my house for you vacation and please come back soon. Concetta


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
We expect that our guest treat the house as their own with care and respect.
A binder in the house contains all information that you need to manage the house and feel at home.
    2 Full baths
    2 Super Kings
    1 Crib
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Select the number of guests
Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 2 nights
₹ 3,443
€ 43
₹ 24,020
€ 300
1 Mar 2018 -
4 Jun 2018
Spring Season
2 nights
₹ 4,003
€ 50
₹ 28,023
€ 350
5 Jun 2018 -
2 Oct 2018
Summer Season
2 nights
₹ 6,325
€ 79
₹ 44,036
€ 550
3 Oct 2018 -
30 Oct 2018
Fall Season
2 nights
₹ 4,003
€ 50
₹ 28,023
€ 350
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Indian Rupees and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Refundable security deposit: ₹ 8,007 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 8,007 / stay - Deposit
  • final cleaning: ₹ 4,003 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices shown are for one couple. 15 Euros per day will be charged for each additional guest.
Children under 3 stay for free. For stays longer than 2week 15 Euro for linen/towels changeover and light cleaning may be applied.
The air conditioning unit in the bedrooms are optional. If requested we charge 5 Euro a day per bedroom. This amount can be paid in cash at the end of your stay.
25% deposit due at time of reservation. Balance due 30 days before arrival.
Payments can be done through PayPal (even if you do not have an account). Other methods of payments can be discussed. Please inquire.
Longer rental welcome. Prices for longer rent are negotiable and charge for utilities may be applied. Please inquire with owner.
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About the neighbourhood
Balestrate is strategically located in the center of the Gulf of Castellammare. It's proximity to Palermo, Trapani, and many archaeological and touristic sites, makes it the perfect place to stay in any season. It is the perfect place if you need a break from the cold and snow. Whether your interest is just relaxing by the beach, sailing, fishing, sightseeing, biking, walking, art and culture, culinary or wine tasting, local arts and craft, you can experience it all. Let the slow southern Italian pace take you by the hand and guide you. Each day can be a discovery and a learning experience.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Palermo or Trapani: 34.0 km
Ferry: Palermo: 53.0 km
You can use both Palermo or Trapani airport to reach Balestrate. The car is not needed, but it's recommended. Sightseeing tours are available from Balestrate if you prefer not to drive.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
Nearby cities
Sicily Villas (15,307)
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