Our holiday domicile FONTANA CALDA is situated at the bottom of SAN CALOGERO mountain, which is very famous all over the world due to its natural vapour bath grottoes, good for rheumatism and neuralgia therapy. Our estate is about 4 km from the town centre of SCIACCA and also from the sea, situated in a rural and very peaceful idyll of about 50,000 square meters in the middle of a grove of olive trees. Our oldest olive tree has about 2000 years!!
In our large villa
, we live in the ground floor: my husband Massimo, Sicilian (a very simpatico one), our son David, 1/3 German + 2/3 Sicilian (that's what he says) and last but non least me, Doris, German (who is living here in Sicily for more than 10 years). Part of our family is also Rubbia, our lovely dog and our cats Chip & Chop.
The four new (June 2004), nice and cosy apartments are situated on the first floor (mansard). All units are fully equipped with SAT-TV, Hi-Fi, fridge, toaster, heating, air condition, standing fans, linen and towels weekly change, our Olive Oil extra vergine during your stay, garden furniture (sunshade, chairs, table, storm lantern, candels), clotheshorse etc. All our guests can use the washing machine, the iron and ironing board, and our internet to check or send emails (+ wireless Internet access). Happy to announce that our apartments now has Wifi, so bring your own laptop and surf the internet at top-speed.
Arrival can be any day of the week. Minimum stay is one night.
Vacation Rental Property
SCIACCA (ca.40.000 inhabitants) is situated in the middle of the ancient Greek temples itinerary, on the famous archeological road between Selinunte and Agrigento. It's one of the oldest towns in the island. Sciacca is noted mostly for its Thermal Spa complex, it's beautiful beaches, and it's numerous artisan shops which specialize in ceramic ware.
Within few minutes drive you will find restaurants, pubs, banks, supermarkets, post office, hairdressers, cinemas, museum, churches and other visitor attractions. Within ten-minutes drive you will reach the finest beaches (rocks or sand, as you like).
There is an abundance of good, reasonably priced eating establishments in the area. These include pizzerias and restaurants. Anything from the plain and reasonably priced, to the more sophisticated palate are catered for. Public thermal swimming pool, 10 minutes far.
From Sciacca you can easily reach the most important sightseeing of Sicily in approximately 1 hour drive:
Palermo - 90 km; Selinunte - 30 km; Segesta - 75 km; Eraclea Minoa - 25 km; Agrigento/Greek temples valley - 55 km; Monreale and Erice - 75 km; Piazza Armerina with its antique Roman villa and mosaics - 140 km.
Sleeps & # of Bedrooms
Ap. PAPERA: (35 sq.mt.) - 2 persons
One master bedroom, fully equipped kitchenette/livingarea with settee and SAT-TV, bathroom with shower, private balcony (8 sq.mt.- North)
Low s. – 50 Euros; High s. – 55 Euros; Peak s. – 70 Euros;
Ap. DELFINO: (40 sq.mt) - 2 - 3 persons
One master bedroom, fully equipped kitchenette/livingroom with sofabed and SAT-TV, bathroom with shower, private veranda (18sq.mt.- South) with a very nice panoramic view.
Low s. – 60 Euros; High s. – 65 Euros; Peak s. – 80 Euros;
Ap. GUFO: (45sq.mt.) - 4 persons + 1
One master bedroom, one small bedroom with bunk beds, fully equipped kitchenette, living area with sofabed and SAT-TV, bathroom with shower, private balcony ( 8 sq.mt.- North).
Low season – 60 Euros; High season – 70 Euro; Peak seas. – 85 Euros;
Ap. FARFALLA: (60 sq.mt.) - 5 persons
One large master bedroom, one large bedroom with three single beds, fully equipped kitchenette/living area with a sofa and SAT-TV, bathroom with shower, private veranda (15 sq.mt. - South) with very nice panoramic view.
L.s. – 80 Euros¸H.s. – 100 Euros; P.s. – 120 Euros;
Low season: 1 Sept till 31 May
High season: 1 June till 30 July
Peak Season: 1 August till 31 August
Rates & Availability
High season rates apply staying only one night.
All units are furnished with heating and air conditioning, standing fans, garden furniture (sunshade, chairs, table, storm lantern, candels), clotheshorse etc.
The price includes: Rental of the accommodation, water, gas, bed sheets, towels, blankets, iron and board, Linen and towels weekly change, our Olive Oil extra vergine during your stay, parking, washing machine, heating, air conditioning, standing fans. Discounts for long stay during November, December, January, February and March. Arrival can be any day of the week.
Extra costs: Extra bed 10 Euros/day