Villa Della Gitana
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What Oliver loves…
- This is the kind of villa where almost anything can be arranged – if you need a baby sitter, shopping delivered, car hire, boat trips etc, just ask
- Annexe suite is a great addition to the ample accommodation at Villa Gitana, perfect for teenagers and with all its own facilities
- Scopello is one of the prettiest coastal villages you’ll find – wander down to the beach early in the morning to appreciate this area’s natural wonders
Looking out over the bay of Castellammare del Golfo, surrounded by mountains and extensive olive groves, Villa Della Gitana enjoys a rather special location on the isle of Sicily. Around an hour’s drive west of Palermo, this stunning villa for up to 15 guests puts you within easy reach of the picture-postcard Scopello village, archaeological sites of Segesta and a whole lot more.
The Mediterranean countryside which surrounds the villa provides a beautiful backdrop, with the villa’s own gardens enjoying sea views. You’ll find a large caribou tree under which you can get some shade, a comfy hammock and a built-in stone barbecue, along with terrace dining areas and a pool, surrounded by olive trees. There are also plenty of sun loungers and seating.
Inside, a charming living room with rustic, bare-stone wall has two sofas and satellite TV, plus a wood-burning stove for extra comfort. A spacious dining area complements a well-equipped kitchen with all you could need, which looks out over the gardens. In addition, there’s a pantry and separate utility room/bathroom.
A corridor from the living room leads to six double bedrooms and three bathrooms with a shower. All of these bedrooms are air-conditioned with large wardrobes and two have TVs and external access. A separate suite on lower-ground level, is equipped with three single beds and is perfect for younger guests who want some independence - it has a 32” TV, Xbox and its own private bathroom, dining area and kitchen.
The gorgeous setting of the Lo Zingaro nature reserve really elevates this already incredible villa. Enchanting countryside is a treat for the senses, and the rocky coastline stuns with crystal clear waters, rugged cliffs and beaches like that of picturesque Castellammare del Golfo.
The village of Scopello itself is a short walk from the sea, its central piazza acting as the meeting point for a maze of alleys where bars and restaurants with outdoor terraces make the most of the easy-going vibe.
What you should know…
- Annexe suite is located on lower ground floor and is accessed by an external staircase
- The swimming pool is available from 1st April to 31st October – €100 maintenance charge applies on other dates
- The final leg of access road to the villa is on a windy and unpaved road - we suggest hiring a sturdy car, also making the most of this fantastic area
Villa Della Gitana is a lovely family house surrounded by olive groves and typical Mediterranean countryside. Villa can accommodate up to 15 people with 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms.
Main Villa - Ground floor
- Living room with two sofas, SAT TV and Hi-Fi,
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Dining area with a large table and chairs in hardwood
- Utility room/bathroom
- Six double bedrooms
- Three bathrooms with showers
Annexe - Lower ground floor
- Three single beds
- Private bathroom
- Dining area with kitchen and a small table
- Garden with dining facilities and barbecue
- Large veranda with table and chairs and sofas
- Sun terrace with sun lounger
- Swimming pool 8m x 5m
On the north-western coast of Sicily, Scopello is aptly named, derived from the Latin for ‘rock’. Its impressively rugged, craggy cliffs and dramatic ‘faraglioni’, or rock formations, are surrounded by wonderfully clear blue waters and are just a few minutes from the equally pretty sights of the village centre.
At the heart of the village, what was once a farm or ‘baglio’ has been given new life with restaurants, a café and shop now occupying the 18th-century building. In the beautiful bay, look out for the ‘tonnara’, once the centre of the area’s tuna-fishing activity. It’s less productive now, so you can just enjoy the sun and the surroundings, and perhaps take a swim – the location is considered so perfect, it has appeared on screen many times, notably in George Clooney’s Oceans Twelve.
Other gorgeous beaches in the area include those at Castellammare del Golfo and San Vito Lo Capo, considered to be perhaps the most beautiful on the island. The area lends itself to water-sports like scuba-diving and snorkelling, and just soaking up the atmosphere of the place with drinks and dinner on one of the many café terraces.
If you choose to go walking or hiking over any sort of distance, you will be well and truly rewarded. The undulating landscapes offer plenty of variety: the coastal road from Castellammare del Golfo takes you up to 200m above sea level, before leading you down to the pebble beach of Guidaloca and back up to Scopello. Among the places you may wish to stop a while is the marina at Castellammare del Golfo, or a little further inland, the Greek amphitheatre of Segesta – a well-preserved landmark it’s well worth seeing.
Palermo Airport Falcone e Borsellino
Trapani Airport Birgi
Castellammare del Golfo
Shops, supermarkets and cafes
Sicily is a picturesque and serene island, that somehow also seems to be full of drama. Choose your own adventure from your luxury villa in Sicily; whether you’re all about exploring history, food and drink or want to spend your time soaking up the sun. Mount Etna dominates the landscape, it’s active presence providing forests, mountainsides and cold lava streams to explore. The cities are bustling with activity in the form of markets, theatres and great shopping – all in the shelter of beautiful ancient streets. Learn more about the type of holiday in Sicily you’d like to experience with our handy travel guide – packed with tips, inspiration and things to add to your holiday to-do list.
You don’t need to be an adult to appreciate the glorious luxury of Villa Della Gitana – children will love the adventures of exploring the house and gardens, and the stunning scenery that awaits them as they wander down to the beach – only 20 minutes away. There’s TV, Xbox and Wi-Fi for their downtime, and lots of space outside for more active play – plus pets are welcome to join them too.
*** Cot & high chair € 30 each, per week
Baby and Toddler Equipment
- High Chair(s)
Kids Activities Close-by
- Walk to Beach
- <1hr to Airport
- Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
- Tourist Towns & Villages
- Historical Sites
At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services
Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.
Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request. We will always do our best to fulfil your requests!
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Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs
These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.
|Security deposit||€1000 payable in cash, upon arrival|
|Arrival time||5.00 pm (late arrival fees €20 after 8 pm, €50 after 12 pm)|
|Departure time||10.00 am|
|Energy costs included?||Included in the rental price|
|Linen & towels included?||Linen & towels included in the rental price|
|Pets welcome?||Pets are allowed|
|End of stay cleaning included?||Included in the rental price|
|Smoking Allowed?||No smoking inside the villa|
|Insurance||It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property|
|Heating costs included?||Not included in the rental price|
|Internet access?||Wi-Fi connection available (on request)|
|Other Ts and Cs||Extra bed €100 per week|
|Other 2||Pool is available from 1st March to 30th November (Opening pool fee out of season €100)|
Prices based on an occupancy of 15 people:
|Apr 26th 2019 - May 1st 2019||£3,880|
|May 1st 2019 - Jun 1st 2019||£4,527|
|Jun 1st 2019 - Jun 29th 2019||£5,820|
|Jun 29th 2019 - Jul 13th 2019||£6,467|
|Jul 13th 2019 - Aug 31st 2019||£7,113|
|Aug 31st 2019 - Oct 1st 2019||£5,820|
|Oct 1st 2019 - Nov 1st 2019||£4,527|
|Nov 1st 2019 - Mar 1st 2020||£3,449|
|Mar 1st 2020 - Apr 1st 2020||£3,449|
|Apr 1st 2020 - May 1st 2020||£3,880|
|May 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020||£4,527|
|Jun 1st 2020 - Jun 27th 2020||£5,820|
|Jun 27th 2020 - Jul 11th 2020||£6,467|
|Jul 11th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020||£7,113|
|Aug 29th 2020 - Oct 1st 2020||£5,820|
|Oct 1st 2020 - Oct 27th 2020||£4,527|
Prices based on an occupancy of 15 people:
|Apr 26th 2019 - May 1st 2019||€4,300|
|May 1st 2019 - Jun 1st 2019||€5,017|
|Jun 1st 2019 - Jun 29th 2019||€6,450|
|Jun 29th 2019 - Jul 13th 2019||€7,167|
|Jul 13th 2019 - Aug 31st 2019||€7,884|
|Aug 31st 2019 - Oct 1st 2019||€6,450|
|Oct 1st 2019 - Nov 1st 2019||€5,017|
|Nov 1st 2019 - Mar 1st 2020||€3,823|
|Mar 1st 2020 - Apr 1st 2020||€3,823|
|Apr 1st 2020 - May 1st 2020||€4,300|
|May 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020||€5,017|
|Jun 1st 2020 - Jun 27th 2020||€6,450|
|Jun 27th 2020 - Jul 11th 2020||€7,167|
|Jul 11th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020||€7,884|
|Aug 29th 2020 - Oct 1st 2020||€6,450|
|Oct 1st 2020 - Oct 27th 2020||€5,017|
Prices based on an occupancy of 15 people:
|Apr 26th 2019 - May 1st 2019||$4,786|
|May 1st 2019 - Jun 1st 2019||$5,584|
|Jun 1st 2019 - Jun 29th 2019||$7,179|
|Jun 29th 2019 - Jul 13th 2019||$7,977|
|Jul 13th 2019 - Aug 31st 2019||$8,774|
|Aug 31st 2019 - Oct 1st 2019||$7,179|
|Oct 1st 2019 - Nov 1st 2019||$5,584|
|Nov 1st 2019 - Mar 1st 2020||$4,254|
|Mar 1st 2020 - Apr 1st 2020||$4,254|
|Apr 1st 2020 - May 1st 2020||$4,786|
|May 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020||$5,584|
|Jun 1st 2020 - Jun 27th 2020||$7,179|
|Jun 27th 2020 - Jul 11th 2020||$7,977|
|Jul 11th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020||$8,774|
|Aug 29th 2020 - Oct 1st 2020||$7,179|
|Oct 1st 2020 - Oct 27th 2020||$5,584|
Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.
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