- english, french, italian
Minimum age of primary renter:18
100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Nice place by lovely beach
The location of property is superb by the small beach. There were a few people around during off-season. And when we walked to the beach on sunrise or sunset, there were just us alone. The owners are very friendly: they welcomed us with fruits, some food and wine. Be prepared that owners do not speak English, just some words.
Flat itself is small, but ok for two people: neat and clean. Wi-fi connection was the best we ever had in rental properties. There are houses containing 4 flats in two levels, every flat has own terrace. Next house has again 4 flats etc. It was ok during off-season; we got only 3 neighbours on site. Funny enough, one of them – Italian guy - started hammering 7 a clock on Sunday morning.
Outside space has different possibilities to sit down. There are matured trees around, a lot of birds. We enjoyed the star gazing with binoculars (even Andromeda) before other guests arrived and light pollution grew up.
There was one thing we didn’t like about this property: the kitchen. It was almost mission impossible to cook in the dark cramped corner with refrigerator, two sinks and stove in row. There is no worktop, I was using sink as worktop for spices and products. Air cleaner has minimum power, so if I cooked something, flat was full of smells. Other possibility was to open door (to let mosquitoes inside as well).
For keen home cook it was good opportunity to get local products. We visited local farmers & fish market & good stores in Castellammare.
We picked up this flat because of the proximity to Zingaro reserve: our idea was to walk on different trails every day. But it appears that only costal trail is opened and other trails are all closed. There is no information about reclusion of trails on website, the officials do not give you the information as well, no signs on the map (given by officials by gate) that most of trails are closed. You just see the "no enter" signs on site. By chance we met guy who told us that the upper trails are closed more than year because of fires. Coastal trail & small beaches were nice, but there were so many people even during off-season.
There are some interesting places not far away to visit: we visited old town Erice and the ancient temple at Segesta. There is small museum (free) at castle of Castellammare.
Vacation by the beach
We had a great time staying at this house. Location was perfect for us. A one minute drive to village of Scopello and less than that to Zingaro Park.
Outdoor space was superb, great for hanging out after a day at the beach. Loved the outdoor shower.
Living room/ kitchen were slightly small but outdoor space more than made up for it. You can BBQ outdoors on their huge grill if you wish to.
Bedrooms were nice size and wifi was great. AC was also great to have when it got too hot.
Owners were great. The welcome basket of local cookies and fruit were truly appreciated as were the neighbors across the road who were super helpful when we had questions.
All in all we would highly recommend staying at this place if you were to visit the Scopello region. We also did a great sailboat tour of the coast with "sailing Zingaro". A great way to see the coastline and be on an uncrowded boat. Oh yes, you can also walk down to the local beach which was a nice treat.
"Very nice house with sup...
"Very nice house with superb outdoor space and spectacular view. The owners were very helpful and welcoming. Nice and clean. Only a very short walk from the best beach in the area with good snorkling and beautiful view. We had a perfect stay.
The villa was even better...
The villa was even better than we expected, with a large outdoor area and barbecue. The location was perfect - a couple of minutes walk to a lovely beach. The owners couldn't have been sweeter, greeting us warmly and giving us a bottle of wine and warm pastries when we arrived. They also kindly waited for us on the main road to help show us the way to the apartment. As they don't speak English, and i don't speak Italian, their daughter was on hand and very helpful prior to arrival, giving us information on the area and how to get there. I would highly recommend it!
Wir haben 11 wundervolle Tage in der Ferienwohnung verbracht, wobei wir eigentlich die meiste Zeit draußen auf den wunderschönen Terassen aufgehalten haben. Es findet sich zu jeder Tageszeit ein Schattenplätzchen.
Die Wohnung und die Kochutensilien waren sehr sauber und anhand der Ausstattung merkt man, dass die Vermieter dort selbst viel Zei verbringen. Wir haben nichts vermisst.
Die WLAN Qualität ist sehr gut. Badezimmer und Küche sind kein Luxus (klein und etwas aus der Zeit gefallen) aber praktikabel.
Die Vermieter waren super freundlich. Man ist in 5 Minuten zu Fuß am Strand und im nahe gelegenen Naturschutzgebiet kann man wundervoll wandern. Wir kommen bestimmt wieder!
For those who have the browser (eg TomTom) set: CITY ': SCOPELLO (Castellammare del Golfo) - STREET: VILLAGE CALAZZURRA.
Directions: Palermo (Falcone e Borsellino Airport): Take the A29 Continue on the A29 (direction Mazara V / Trapani) Exit at Castellammare del Golfo Go straight on the road SS 187 Slight right direction SCOPELLO Dir Beach Guidaloca continue on Contrada Guidaloca Turn right and take Contrada Guidaloca/SP63bis Continue to follow SP63bis Turn right and take Fraction Scopello / Cala Mazzo di Sciacca - Blue Cove. Enter Residence in Blue Cove, go straight to the bottom of the hill, second house on the right. Arrival!
Beach Cala Mazzo di Sciacca (​​Scopello), beach of Castellammare del Golfo, boat "Leonardo Da Vinci" to be taken in Castellammare del Golfo to visit "LO ZINGARO - Nature Reserve" to San Vito Lo Capo.
Eating "cunzatu Bread" in Scopello, "Cassatelle" in Castellammare del Golfo (Bar LA SORGENTE) "couscous" in San Vito Lo Capo.