Renovated, this romantic and magical hotel is set beneath the shade of an ancient tower, housed in an 18th century dwelling which served as the summer residence of the Marquise Artale. This charming, historical beach hotel comprises a total of 68 rooms. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility, a cloakroom, and a café. In terms of dining, guests are spoilt for choice between the hotel's bars and restaurants. The bar located in the middle of the Marquise's gardens, amid olive and lemon trees, is the perfect place to relax. The hotel also offers a TV lounge, conference facilities and WLAN/Internet access (charges apply). Guests may take advantage of the laundry service (charges apply) and there is parking for those arriving by car. The younger guests will enjoy the kids' club.
This hotel is set in unique surroundings, within tranquil grounds, between the amazing peaks of the Sicilian mountains and the turquoise Mediterranean, 2 km from the seaside village of S. Nicola l'Arena and the hotel's private sandy beach. In S. Nicola L'Arena, guests will also find restaurants, bars and links to the public transport network. It lies 29 km from Palermo city centre, with its nightspots and shopping venues, 32 km from the famous Cefalů, 60 km from Palermo International Airport, 131 km from Trapani International Airport and 179 km from Catania International Airport.
The rooms are set in the residential quarters which were once inhabited by the Marquise Vincenzo Artale. Today they are imbued with historical atmosphere, without neglecting the hi-tech comforts of a modern hotel. All rooms come with a private bathroom with a shower/bathtub and a hairdryer, as well as a direct dial telephone (with charge), satellite/cable TV, Internet access and a minibar. Furthermore, a double bed and individually adjustable air conditioning (with charge) and heating are provided in all accommodation as standard.
This hotel features an Olympic-size swimming pool with a poolside bar and a sun terrace with sun loungers and parasols, as well as a children's section. It is possible to take part in aqua aerobics and guests can enjoy various activities ranging from wine tasting to a game of bridge or simply star-gazing in these pleasant surroundings. It is also possible to go horse riding (charges apply), enjoy an Oriental massage (charges apply) or listen to a blues quartet. For an additional fee, there are spa treatments on offer, alongside banana boating, waterskiing, diving, motor boating, windsurfing, sailing, canoeing and pedal boating. Guests can also try tennis, table tennis, aerobics, basketball, volleyball, bocce and minigolf. Sports enthusiasts may enjoy a workout in the gym, and the hotel also organises a separate programme of activities and entertainment for adults and children. The traditions, culture, history and scents of Sicily thus combine to offer guests an elegant array of entertainment options. The nearest golf course is just a 30-minute drive away at Madonie.
Cash in various currencies and all major credit and debit cards are accepted at this hotel including American Express, MasterCard and VISA.
Guests arriving from Palermo Airport should take the highway A29 towards Palermo. Once in Palermo, continue straight along Viale Regione Siciliana until the junction with highway A19 towards Messina and Catania. Exit the highway at Trabia and continue along the coastal national road 113 towards Palermo and S. Nicola l'Arena. After about 1.5 km guests will see the sign for S. Onofrio and Torre Artale on the left. Turn off and continue straight for 1 km until the estate entrance on the left.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV