Villa Di Flavia
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What Oliver loves…
- The hillside position of the villa means breathtaking views over the sea
- The Mediterranean-style gardens include a pool, outdoor kitchen and dining areas
- The independent annexe offers private accommodation for part of group
- The beautiful sea is just a five-minute walk away
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In a tranquil, elevated position within a small residential area overlooking the Capo Zafferano sits characterful Villa Di Flavia. This lovely holiday home is set into a green hillside just moments from the sea, with magnificent views of the bay and azure waters. Head down to the pebble and sand beach to relax and swim at your leisure.
With this villa, also including an independent and self-contained annexe on the ground floor, Villa Di Flavia provides flexible accommodation for both a larger family or two groups. The first-floor is where you'll find three cheerful bedrooms, with the annexe being home to a fourth double bed in its open-plan layout.
Everyone will love getting together in the main part's bright and contemporary living/dining room. Sink back into a comfortable sofa and chill out by watching either the TV or the ever-changing views as you appreciate the villa's laid-back feel. Enjoy meals inside or out, with a terrace directly accessed from the dining area. This first-floor terrace offers some of the most panoramic views, which are as stunning by day as they are when the sun begins to set over the sea.
Another perfect place for drinking in the picture-postcard scenery is the large, private swimming pool. The rest of the outside space is beautifully laid out, with terraced gardens that offer idyllic spots for both quiet times alone and socialising with loved ones. Experience the charm of a traditional Mediterranean garden as you dine al fresco by the summer kitchen, with flowers and plants perfuming the air.
Step outside Villa Di Flavia and be down by the sea in just five minutes. Spend lazy afternoons unwinding on the beach, swimming and taking in glorious views over the water and dramatic bay.
Other picturesque coastal spots are easy to reach, such as Porticello and Cefalù. Rich history can be found in many of the towns, villages and cities in this part of Sicily. Visit the Archaeological area of Solunto and feel as if you've gone back in time as you explore the ruins of an ancient town.
Palermo, Sicily's capital city, is just over 30 minutes away by car and offers plenty of historic sightseeing and browsing of vibrant street markets.
What you should know…
- Certain sections of pool are slightly above ground
- The ground-floor annexe is one large open-plan space
- There's a flight of external steps to access the main villa
Villa Interiors (300m2)
Ground Floor (independent, open-plan, split-level annexe)
- Living area with sofa, TV, stereo, doors to terrace with seating
- Kitchen with hob, oven, fridge, kettle, cofffe maker, dining table for six people
- Double bed (screened by blinds), steps leading up to bathroom with shower
First Floor (split-level)
- Open-plan living/dining room with fireplace, sofa, sofa bed for two people, TV, dining table for eight people, doors to terrace
- Kitchen with hob, oven, microwave, fridge, kettle, coffee maker, bar with stool, door to outside
- 3 Bedrooms with double bed
- 2 Bathrooms with chrome-therapy shower
- Swimming pool
- Covered outdoor kitchen with wood-burning oven, barbecue, table for four people, adjacent terrace with dining table and benches
- Garden with lawn, trees, plants, sun loungers, seating
- First-floor terrace with outdoor seating, table for four people
- Air conditioning in bedrooms only
- Satellite/cable TV
- Washing machine
- Iron and ironing board
- Hair dryer
- Games for children
In a charming residential area perched on a hillside overlooking the Gulf of Capo Zafferano, Villa Di Flavia is an ideal family-friendly holiday home. With a community feel, and the sea just five minutes away on foot, the atmosphere surrounding the villa area feels welcoming and laid-back.
Make the short walk down to the rugged coast and enjoy afternoons swimming in the crystal-clear waters. The beach here is mostly pebble, but you can also find areas of sand to relax on. There's a cafe selling drinks and snacks, or you could simply make a picnic and take it down to the beach with you.
A good choice of restaurants, shops and bars can be found in nearby Porticello (3km), with it being just a 10-minute drive from the villa. This seaside resort is most famous for its fresh fruit market, so be sure to get some of the delicious fruit for yourself! It also has an attractive harbour and plenty of restaurants serving fresh fish and seafood dishes.
The Archaeological area of Solunto (3km) is a fascinating place to spend a few hours, with these remains of the ancient town of Solunto sitting at the foot of Mount Catalfano. A stroll around the site will see you discovering ruins of homes and a gymnasium, as well as a small archaeological museum housing items uncovered in the area.
Sicily's capital city, Palermo (20km), makes for a great family day out. Its lively atmosphere has a lot to do with its colourful markets. The three main ones that sell a range of fresh fruit and vegetables, meat and street food can all be found in the heart of the city. Palermo is full of stunning churches, with the 12th-century cathedral being one of the most impressive.
Another must-visit historic city is Cefalù (56km), with its architecture that spans the centuries. Highlights found in the old town include a Norman cathedral and numerous attractive piazzas. Cefalù also boasts a long, sandy beach with calm and shallow waters.
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The sea is just a five-minute walk from the villa, with clear waters for swimming and a small stretch of pebbled beach. Steps take you straight into the sea and there are areas of sand to comfortably relax on. There's also a cafe where you can buy drinks and snacks.
Just outside the city of Palermo is Family Park Palermo (26km). This colourful amusement park is perfect for the younger ones and offers a variety of inflatables, rides, slides, play areas and a climbing wall.
Another fun destination is the water park, AcquaPark Monreale (38km). Small, but well-equipped with pools, slides and a restaurant, it's a great place for a family day out.
Kids Activities Close-by
- Beach Nearby
- Walk to Beach
- Walk to Village
- Walk to Restaurant
- <1hr to Airport
- Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
- Tourist Towns & Villages
- Historical Sites
- Indoor Games
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 pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting / childcare services
Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, 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||€500 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.|
|Arrival time||4.00 p.m.|
|Departure time||10.00 a.m.|
|End of stay cleaning included?||Extra €150, paid in cash locally. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.|
|Energy costs included?||Yes.|
|Heating costs included?||Yes.|
|Linen & towels included?||Yes.|
|Pool towels included?||Yes.|
|Pool opening dates?||The pool is open approximately May to October. Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.|
|Minimum stay||5 nights in high season. 3 nights in all other periods.|
|Internet access?||Wi-Fi internet access included.|
|Smoking Allowed?||Outside only.|
|Tax||Italian Visitors Tax payable locally in cash (typically costs €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).|
|Other Ts and Cs||Weddings, stag/hen parties and any special events are not allowed.|
Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people: For every additional guest up to 11, it will cost an additional £21 - £57 per person per night.
|Rental period||3 Nights||4 Nights||5 Nights||Weekly|
|Jul 9th 2020 - Aug 1st 2020||-||-||£2,830||£3,962|
|Aug 1st 2020 - Aug 29th 2020||-||-||£3,704||£5,186|
|Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020||-||-||£2,830||£3,962|
|Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 24th 2020||£1,096||£1,478||£1,859||£2,557|
|Oct 24th 2020 - Nov 20th 2020||£818||£1,103||£1,388||£1,909|
|Nov 20th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020||£448||£604||£760||£1,045|
|Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 1st 2021||-||-||£1,132||£1,585|
|Jan 1st 2021 - Mar 1st 2021||£448||£604||£760||£1,045|
|Mar 1st 2021 - Apr 1st 2021||£818||£1,103||£1,388||£1,909|
|Apr 1st 2021 - Jun 13th 2021||£1,096||£1,478||£1,859||£2,557|
|Jun 13th 2021 - Aug 1st 2021||-||-||£2,830||£3,962|
|Aug 1st 2021 - Aug 29th 2021||-||-||£3,704||£5,186|
|Aug 29th 2021 - Sep 26th 2021||-||-||£2,830||£3,962|
|Sep 26th 2021 - Oct 24th 2021||£1,096||£1,478||£1,859||£2,557|
|Oct 24th 2021 - Nov 20th 2021||£818||£1,103||£1,388||£1,909|
|Nov 20th 2021 - Dec 18th 2021||£448||£604||£760||£1,045|
|Dec 18th 2021 - Dec 31st 2021||-||-||£1,132||£1,585|
|Dec 31st 2021 - Jan 10th 2022||£448||£604||£760||£1,045|
Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people: For every additional guest up to 11, it will cost an additional €22 - €59 per person per night.
|Rental period||3 Nights||4 Nights||5 Nights||Weekly|
|Jul 9th 2020 - Aug 1st 2020||-||-||€2,957||€4,139|
|Aug 1st 2020 - Aug 29th 2020||-||-||€3,870||€5,418|
|Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020||-||-||€2,957||€4,139|
|Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 24th 2020||€1,145||€1,527||€1,909||€2,672|
|Oct 24th 2020 - Nov 20th 2020||€855||€1,140||€1,425||€1,995|
|Nov 20th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020||€468||€624||€780||€1,092|
|Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 1st 2021||-||-||€1,183||€1,656|
|Jan 1st 2021 - Mar 1st 2021||€468||€624||€780||€1,092|
|Mar 1st 2021 - Apr 1st 2021||€855||€1,140||€1,425||€1,995|
|Apr 1st 2021 - Jun 13th 2021||€1,145||€1,527||€1,909||€2,672|
|Jun 13th 2021 - Aug 1st 2021||-||-||€2,957||€4,139|
|Aug 1st 2021 - Aug 29th 2021||-||-||€3,870||€5,418|
|Aug 29th 2021 - Sep 26th 2021||-||-||€2,957||€4,139|
|Sep 26th 2021 - Oct 24th 2021||€1,145||€1,527||€1,909||€2,672|
|Oct 24th 2021 - Nov 20th 2021||€855||€1,140||€1,425||€1,995|
|Nov 20th 2021 - Dec 18th 2021||€468||€624||€780||€1,092|
|Dec 18th 2021 - Dec 31st 2021||-||-||€1,183||€1,656|
|Dec 31st 2021 - Jan 10th 2022||€468||€624||€780||€1,092|
Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people: For every additional guest up to 11, it will cost an additional $24 - $67 per person per night.
|Rental period||3 Nights||4 Nights||5 Nights||Weekly|
|Jul 9th 2020 - Aug 1st 2020||-||-||$3,351||$4,691|
|Aug 1st 2020 - Aug 29th 2020||-||-||$4,387||$6,141|
|Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020||-||-||$3,351||$4,691|
|Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 24th 2020||$1,298||$1,680||$2,061||$3,028|
|Oct 24th 2020 - Nov 20th 2020||$969||$1,254||$1,539||$2,261|
|Nov 20th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020||$530||$686||$842||$1,237|
|Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 1st 2021||-||-||$1,341||$1,877|
|Jan 1st 2021 - Mar 1st 2021||$530||$686||$842||$1,237|
|Mar 1st 2021 - Apr 1st 2021||$969||$1,254||$1,539||$2,261|
|Apr 1st 2021 - Jun 13th 2021||$1,298||$1,680||$2,061||$3,028|
|Jun 13th 2021 - Aug 1st 2021||-||-||$3,351||$4,691|
|Aug 1st 2021 - Aug 29th 2021||-||-||$4,387||$6,141|
|Aug 29th 2021 - Sep 26th 2021||-||-||$3,351||$4,691|
|Sep 26th 2021 - Oct 24th 2021||$1,298||$1,680||$2,061||$3,028|
|Oct 24th 2021 - Nov 20th 2021||$969||$1,254||$1,539||$2,261|
|Nov 20th 2021 - Dec 18th 2021||$530||$686||$842||$1,237|
|Dec 18th 2021 - Dec 31st 2021||-||-||$1,341||$1,877|
|Dec 31st 2021 - Jan 10th 2022||$530||$686||$842||$1,237|
Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.
I would highly recommend this villa!
The villa was amazing. My family and I had such a great time. The VIEWS are incredible and loved that there is secured parking and a gate for further security. Communication was great and there was so much to do around the villa. A fishing village to the left, little towns to the right, and a short hike to a lighthouse down the street. Loved all the nice little touches and highly recommend!!!
Amazing views and beaches nearby
We had a very nice time at the Villa Di Flavia. We stayed in the upstairs apartment for a week. The villa...is recently refurbished and is very clean, it has a large terrace with amazing views to the sea and pool. It has all basic cooking facilities and very nice outdoor kitchen with barbecue. There is a nice dining area in the living room and on the terrace which is perfect for a large group. There is a small beach about 5min walk with crystal clear water. A supermarket and restaurants are about 5-10 min drive away. Manola met as at the property and was very helpful throughout our stay.
The photos are a true reflection of how the villa is situated. Its location is spectacular with an uninterrupted view of the sea and the coastline for many miles to the east. The land rises steeply behind the villa which currently not overlooked by any another from the back. Inside, the villa is spacious with plenty of wardrobe space and unusually, no space taken by the owners things. It’s in good condition, tastefully decorated and has welcome air conditioning in all 3 bedrooms. Showers are excellent and very powerful. A special mention must be made for Manola, who was welcoming and helpful throughout, especially allowing us to leave our luggage securely to accommodate an early arrival by ferry on the Saturday and similarly a late departure a week later. This allowed us the freedom to have a leisurely meal without worrying about leaving the car full of luggage. She also had great recommendations for sightseeing and places to eat.
We can't wait to come back!
The owner Vincenzo and his sister Manola went above and beyond for us. The villa was beyond our expectations! It was private, clean and in the best location. I had an allergic reaction to something during my stay (I have terrible allergies) and Manola took me to the pharmacy herself and bought me an antihistamine, it truly was one of the nicest things someone has ever done for me. Every person we came across in Sicily was so helpful and kind. We can’t wait to come back to the villa. And thank you Manola for truly being a great host and friend! Ciao!
We loved it and you will too!
We really enjoyed staying at this villa. It is very large and comfortable (we stayed there with 5 adults and a baby with plenty of room to spare). Two of the three bedrooms have air conditioning, which is nice but the best parts of the house are the outdoor areas. The front veranda is WONDERFUL. There is lots of comfortable seating and the views are stunning. Once there, we worked with Manola, the owner's sister. She is absolutely lovely and was very responsive to messages. We enjoyed meeting her and were grateful for her care. The house is within walking distance of two beaches (a small private one, which is very close by, and a large public one, which is a bit further away). Both are easy to get to by foot and have chairs/umbrellas for rent (and they have food for sale). Additionally, you will enjoy simply spending time in the house taking in the views. However, I strongly recommend getting a car if you rent this villa. Beaches are really the only walkable place. Also, there is a train station in Bagheria that you can park at if you wish to take day trips via train to Palermo, for example. Finally, there is a pharmacy and an ATM in Aspra should you need it. We would rent this place again should we find ourselves back in the area. We loved it and you will too!
Great house. Lots of space inside and out. Nice views. Good value.
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