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Elegant holidaysuite Zibibbo with pool and garden

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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This lovely bright, cozy and full-equipped 3room suite is part of the complex of Villa Paladino Solunto (3 three room for 4 people and 2 two room for 2 people),a property of exceptional charm and prestige for the peculiarity of its site, by the unique characteristics in the area between Palermo and Cefalù, just at the gates of Palermo.The Villa stands on a lush hill, emerging on the ridge of the wonderful promontory of Monte Catalfano, close to the Natural Reserve and the Archeological park of Solunto, the Phoenician and Greek - Roman city. The view of the sea embraces from Palermo to Cefalù until the high chain of Nebrodi and that over mountains reaches from Mount Pellegrino to Madonie, the inner mountains of Sicily after Etna. You see also the hills, the rocky promontories and the green...This lovely bright, cozy and full-equipped 3room suite is part of the complex of Villa Paladino Solunto (3 three room for 4 people and 2 two room for 2 people),a property of exceptional charm and prestige for the peculiarity of its site, by the unique characteristics in the area between Palermo and Cefalù, just at the gates of Palermo.The Villa stands on a lush hill, emerging on the ridge of the wonderful promontory of Monte Catalfano, close to the Natural Reserve and the Archeological park of Solunto, the Phoenician and Greek - Roman city. The view of the sea embraces from Palermo to Cefalù until the high chain of Nebrodi and that over mountains reaches from Mount Pellegrino to Madonie, the inner mountains of Sicily after Etna. You see also the hills, the rocky promontories and the green valleys of Bagheria and Santa Flavia. On these panoramic luxuriant hills of Bagheria you can admire a lot of beautiful eighteenth - century villas built by the best Sicilian nobility. The villa, planned by Armò, was erected in the beginning of the last century by Domenico Paladino, famous Florio's cousin and nephew of the builder of the Royal Hunting Palace of King Ferdinando IV Borbone at Ficuzza's wood (Palermo). It is the meeting's centre of the International Institute for Advanced Studies of Space Representation Sciences, which is intended at the activities which are performed. It is a fascinating and enchanting site, between history and nature, a very peaceful place dominating the gulfs of Palermo and Cefalu, where adults and children are enveloped in a dreaming and welcoming atmosphere. and can enjoy and spend unforgettable holidays It is a perfect place for anyone looking for a quiet and relaxing break thanks to the gorgeous setting with an incredible pool similar to a natural lake in the middle of a large Mediterranean garden rich in different species of birds (among them the superb Peregrine Falcon, so loved by Frederick II of Swabia, which nests on the Soluntine rocks) and countless species of plants, thanks to the great views down to Santa Flavia and the Gulfs of Palermo and Cefalù, thanks also the spectacular sunsets on the sea you can admire sitting on the benches and the deck chairs around the pool or under the shadow of a big olive tree, close to a palm tree, while eating a sweet fig or a prickly pear just picked. The closest sand beach is only met 800 far from the Villa. Near the coast, the underwater Archaeological site of the Rock of the Ant. Boat trips with skipper in the clear waters around the Scoglio della Formica (the Rock of the Ant), home of dolphins, up to the Aeolian Islands and fishing can be arranged in summer. 200 meters away you may visit the touristic village of Santa Flavia and the fishing villages of Porticello and S.Elia, where you can taste delicious Sicilian dishes. Approximately 1 Km. after S.Elia, driving along the quite panoramic coastal road, that flows around the Natural Reserve of Monte Catalfano, you’ll get the seafaring village of Aspra and the promontory of Mongerbino with its breath-taking views on the Gulf of Palermo and Monte Pellegrino. This great place turns out to be a good starting point with easy access to motorway and manageable driving time to majority of attractions. In 30 minutes by car, you can easily reach Palermo and visit its precious monuments, its old town, the largest in Europe, where lie the spectacular markets, rich and fragrant, its museums and its major theaters. Don't forget to visit the well known beach resort of Mondello and the town of Monreale, with its Cathedral, the most beautiful and important in the world. At the same time you may easily get the famous medieval town of Cefalù, with its fantastic beach and the Arab-Norman Cathedral, or the enchanting Castle of Caccamo. Lastly, in a few minutes, you can visit the spectacular Madonie National Natural Park (mt.2000 level sea), the highest mountains in Sicily, after Etna, a paradise of rare plant and animal species protected. If you haven't a car, you can easily go sightseeing Palermo, Cefalù, and many other places thanks to the nearest train Station of Santa Flavia or the Bus Station of Bagheria: pullmans and trains leave each hour and are very cheap and convenient means of transport. More
House Rules
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Porch
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Water Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Freezer
Paper Towels Provided
Books
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hairdryer
TV
Microwave
Shared Garden
Balcony
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Kettle
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Children's Pool
Terrace
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Reviews (4)
Reviewed 14 September 2018

My wife and I spent a wonderful, relaxing month at Villa Paladino. The Villa has nice views, beautiful gardens and a small pool. Our suite was comfortable, clean, quiet, and spacious. It’s a short walk to Porticello and Santa Flavia for restaurants, stores, beaches, and...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Marida2013, VR Owner at Elegant holidaysuite Zibibbo with pool and garden, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Dear friends, many thanks for your nice words. We're very glad you enjoied your time in our home and fell in love with Sicily too. Hope you save wonderful memories in your eyes and hearts. We always do our best for our guests-friends. Hope to...More

Reviewed 25 February 2014
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Date of stay: October 2013
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Date of stay: July 2013
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Reviewed 19 October 2013
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Date of stay: October 2013
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About the Owner
Marida M
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
Availability
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About the neighbourhood
The villa is adjacent to the Archaeological Park of Solunto and next to its Museum. Alongside is extending the Natural Reserve of Monte Catalfano and, near the coast, the underwater archaeological site of the Formica. 200 meters away you may visit the touristic village of Santa Flavia and the fishing villages of Porticello and S.Elia, where you can taste delicious Sicilian dishes. Approximately 1 Km. after S.Elia, driving along the quite panoramic coastal road, that flows around the Natural Reserve of Monte Catalfano, you’ll get the seafaring village of Aspra and the promontory of Mongerbino with its breath-taking views on the Gulf of Palermo and Monte Pellegrino. At the same distance you can admire the beautiful eighteenth - century villas, built by the best Sicilian nobility, on the ...
How to get there
Do you arrive at the airport of Palermo / Catania / Trapani? Take the A 19 until the exit Casteldaccia.Then, follow the signals to go to the National Road 113,direction Palermo.After 5 minutes about, you'll see the train station of Santa Flavia on your left. Pass the cross (follow the National Road) and 100 metres after you'll see a yellow letter box with the writing Villa Paladino Solunto on your right. turning on the right immediately before the Esso petrol station. You’ll see other signals Villa Paladino Solunto. As you see a gate on the left of STOP call me on my phone or ring where you read VILLA PALADINO SOLUNTO and I'll open it. Drive for 200 meters. You're at home
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