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Apartment between Palermo and Cefalù (1-5 persons)

Bedrooms 1
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

The apartment is located in an ideal position to visit both Palermo and Cefalù; it consists of 1 bedroom, 1 dining room, 1 kitchen, 1 bathroom, 1 living room. There are also outdoor spaces: a front porch and a space where you can also park your car if you do not want to leave it in the street.

San Nicola L'Arena (part of the municipality of Trabia) is a picturesque fishing village on the north coast of Sicily, with a charming marina where you can go for a walk and beautiful beaches. In the village there are 2 mini-market, 1 fruit store, 1 pharmacy, clothing stores, bars, pizzerias and restaurants and other shops; There is also a catholic church, a post office and a bank.

San Nicola L'Arena is half way between Cefalù and Palermo; you can reach both towns within 20-25 minutes drive or by train (the station is in front of the apartment). The nearest access to the motorway is just 3 km away from the apartment.

During Christmas Holidays in many sicilian villages you can visit the traditional 'Living Nativity Scenes'; the best of them is in Termini Imerese, a town at 9 km from the apartment.

No smoking inside the apartment.

More Details

Owner / Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese, italian, catalan, sicilian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2018

About Owner / Property Manager

I was born in Palermo and I spent the last 30 years of my life coaching american football teams all over Europe. Now, with the help of my wife and our daughter, I run this property and we try to do our best so that our guests could be happy of their stay in Sicily!


Trabia Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming


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(5 traveler reviews)

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Apartment between Palermo and Cefalù (1-5 persons)
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Perfect Place and Perfect Hosts.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place so much we decided to stay another night. Matter of fact this is the only place during our Italian vacation where we stayed more than one night. Fonso and Maria were great hosts. They went out of their way making us feel at home in their spacious and extremely clean apartment. Maria's homemade cannoli was unbelievably delizioso! Maria gave us many tips on what to see and where to eat in the town. We will never forget this place and the beautiful city of Trabia and our friends Fonso and Maria.


Frank & Terli Campagna

  • Submitted: May 5, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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relaxed vibe with lovely, helpful owners

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Alfonso's property for eleven nights. Alfonso and his lovely family could not have been more helpful. The property had everything required for a comfortable stay with easy transport links along the coast (we did not hire a car). San Nicola is a small, picturesque town with a marina and quiet beach. There were shops, restaurants and bars all within easy walking distance. Would not hesitate in recommending this property.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A comfortable property run by a charming family

  • 5 of 5

We flew to Catania and drove overland in a hire car to this small fishing town on the north coast. The car was useful, but, in fact, this apartment is very close to San Nicola L'Arena' s railway station, which offers easy trips into Palermo, Cefalú and other stations along that line.

The accommodation is very comfortable and remains cool during the hot Sicilian day. The three generations of the family who own the property, live right next door and are really welcoming, charming and were prepared to help with any queries we had.

We would wholeheartedly recommend this apartment for a stay in Sicily.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bien situé entrée Cefalu et Palerme

  • 5 of 5

Des propriétaires très sympathiques et à votre service. Nous avons même eu le droit à des pâtisseries locales confectionnées par la propriétaire. Un logement fonctionnel. Très bon accueil.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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séjour à San Nicola l'Arena du 4 au 7 mai 2016

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons beaucoup apprécié l'accueil chaleureux et la gentillesse d'Afonso , Maria et Marie ; toujours disponibles et aussi très discrets !

la proximité immédiate de la gare était très commode ; cela nous a permis de nous rendre à Palerme rapidement ( à peine 20 minutes de train ) sans avoir le soucis de parking et de circulation pour le véhicule .

L' appartement est spacieux et a tout le confort; le seul bémol est qu'il est un peu sombre, mais ça ne nous a pas trop gêné car nous n'étions pas beaucoup présents en journée.

Nous recommandons cette location .

  • Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Palermo 'Falcone and Borsellino' Airport
Nearest Ferry
9 Kilometres
Termini Imerese Port
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Le Madonie Golf
Nearest Train
0.01 Kilometres
San Nicola L'Arena Railway Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.04 Kilometres
Covo del Brigante
Nearest Ski
63 Kilometres
Piano Battaglia
Nearest Beach
0.6 Kilometres
Lido Vetrana


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet are not allowed. Smoking is not permitted inside the apartment. Children are welcome!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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