Saffron House Oasis is the ideal base for travelers wishing to visit Palermo and the city of art and archaeological sites and nature of western Sicily, but also enjoy the sea and relax with the quiet pace of life of the typical villages of Aspra and Porticello Solunto.
Surrounded by pine trees and a garden of about one hectare, Saffron House Oasis south-facing with a large terrace overlooking the Gulf of St. Elias. The view that one enjoys from various parts of the house and the garden encompasses the central coast of Sicily to Cefalù.
From the garden, through a stone path and a staircase leads directly to the road leading to the sea. Just a few minutes walk to get access to the sea on the cliff, or a small sandy beach. The same road leads to the old lighthouse of Capo Zafferano, which offers a breathtaking view that reaches to the east of Palermo.
Saffron House Oasis was built in the 50s, with a style partly inspired by Aeolian houses with large patios and stone seats.
Restored in 2014, comfortable and fresh, is suitable for families or young couples. The large living room with kitchenette, dining table, sofa, TV, fireplace, is directly connected to the terraces that overlook the bay and to the back patio with a barbeque, pizza oven, stone seats, washing machine and table lunch.
The two bedrooms are both doubles. One of them overlooks the pine woods and has a balcony and a bathroom with shower. Other you can see the sea and is equipped with a bathroom. The two sleeping areas are separated by a door and a corridor.
Parking spaces for guests are two.
Saffron House Oasis enjoys a deep quiet thanks to its proximity to the protected area of Capo Zafferano and the sea, but its location is strategic for excursions.
The house is located just a few kilometers away from the railway station of Santa Flavia and less than a 10-minute drive from the A29. In half an hour you can reach the historic center of Palermo and Monreale Cathedral. Traveling east (Catania and Messina are approximately 2 hours), they can easily reach Cefalu (half an hour), Castelbuono, Tusa and villages Madonie.
The immediate surroundings are historic destination vacation resort: it is shown by the many baroque villas and eighteenth Bagheria (the most famous, Villa Cattolica, houses the Museum Guttuso) and the Nouveau villas in the heart of Porticello and Sant'Elia. Always engaged in fishing, these two picturesque villages are home to a lively fish market and many restaurants serving regional specialties based on fish.
A few kilometers away, on Mount Catalfano, there are traces of the ancient past in the history of Sicily: the base Punic Solanto and the ruins of the Hellenistic city of Solunto.
In holiday periods, the minimum stay is 3 nights.