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“Helpful Owner, Excellent Location”
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Scopello, Castellammare del Golfo, Province of Trapani, Sicily

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Chris P
Newbury, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Helpful Owner, Excellent Location”
Reviewed 19 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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Stayed for three weeks in this comfortable villa. Plenty of outside and inside space and the villa had everything we needed. Well equipped kitchen and handy washing machine. Lovely views from the villa's patio with outside seating at the front and back of the villa. Useful air conditioning unit is in the lounge only. Semi detached aspect of villa was well thought out as both patios were quite private.

Guiseppina and her family were very helpful without being intrusive. Although a steep walk down to the pebble beach, this was not a problem and there is an option of taking a car if the 15 minute walk does not appeal. Scopello is only a 10 minute walk and has a number of options for eating out. The local supermarket is a few minutes in the car and meets most needs, other larger supermarkets in Castellemmarre.

Plenty of places to visit nearby and the local reserve can be reached on foot, although does charge an entrance fee. San Vito Lo Capo good if you want a busier sandy beach, but lots of lovely small pebble coves nearby which are hood for snorkelling. An overnight trip to Mt Etna was well worth the trip and the cable car ride up to Medieval Erice was about an hour away (take an extra layer of clothing).

A relaxing holiday in a peaceful part of Sicily.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Air con only in lounge
Travelling group: Teenagers
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U3339JVan...
Caernarfon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“A perfect holiday”
Reviewed 1 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014

Villa delle Palme is perfectly situated halfway between the Zingaro reserve and the centre of Scopello so wonderful beaches and restaurants are only a short walk away. The villa is spacious and comfortable with a Mediterranean garden so plenty of shade when it gets too hot. It is a really peaceful place in a beautiful location.
A huge plus point to staying here is the owner Giuseppina. She speaks fantastic English and is available to be contacted at any time should there be any problems. Her genuine kindness and interest in us having a good holiday were a real bonus.

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Liked best: Location and garden
Travelling group: Teenagers
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HertsDave...
St Albans
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“Excellent villa in wonderful location”
Reviewed 5 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014

Villa delle Palme is a great villa, very comfortable, in excellent condition and very light and airy, well equipped kitchen/cooking facilities. The views are fantastic, big mountain out the back and views of the sea from the front verandah. The road is very quiet.
Guiseppina was very helpful in meeting us, showing us around the villa.
The villa is annexed to villa next door, also owned by Guiseppina, but the arrangement of the villas are such that both sets of occupants have total privacy. Alternatively use of both villas by a large party would also be ideal.
As others have mentioned the driveway is steep and winding and is not easy with a family sized car, so it really is best to get a small car.
The location is walking distance to Scopello and very close to beach. There is a restaurant 200m or so from the villa which is open lunchtime and some evenings. The location is also very good for exploring that side of Sicily.

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Liked best: Views, cleanliness, facilities
Liked least: Driveway
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Derby, UK
Reviewed 18 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013

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Liked best: Beautiful views. Giuseppina's friendly and accommodating manner.
Liked least: Didn't need it but air con is extra. We were warned about overloading the electricity but had no problems
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2012 for a stay in September 2012

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Liked best: The beach
Liked least: Hot at night because we decided not to use the air con
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
14 Nov 2012
Thanks for your appreciation; the beaches in Scopello area, are according to the course of the ground so you should go down to the sea.
I hope to have you here some other time, thanks
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