Mini-house in Madonie Natural Park
Hosted by Elena
Elena is the host.
3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Small and pretty apartment in the countryside, renovated in 2012, air-conditioned, with 1 bedroom (double bed), n.1 sofa bed, 1 living room with TV, kitchen, 1 bathroom with shower, garden, situated near the city centre(2km).
20 € per person per night
near camping (2km)
near the beach(14km)
near golf club (25 km)

Breakfast not included
Free Parking
Towels Included
Cable TV
Outdoor Terrace

Castelbuono, with its 450 meters above sea level, is just 14 km from the sea of beautiful places where you can go for a swim in the clear waters and clean. Descending from Castelbuono towards Palermo, started the knowledge of the most beautiful beaches: a few kilometers, from the intersection with the highway to Palermo you will find the beach of S. Ambrogio, very large, composed of stones and sand stretches of pebble . The sea is clean, the beach is well signposted, it is free, it is not equipped and offers parking.Ideal for those seeking peace and quiet, as it is very long and not crowded. After the bath, you can visit the village of S. Ambrogio, very nice, very nice and distinctive, which is about 6 km from the sea to rise. When you arrive in Cefalu you can reach the "Lungomare" beach famous for its frequency by the local citizens but especially by tourists. The beach stretches for about 1.5 km, is free, but in summer, from May to October is equipped with the beaches with restaurants, bars, lounge chairs and umbrellas for a fee. During the weekend is very busy so you should be aware of the numerous queues of cars. On the waterfront there are the parking charges. The beach is sandy, the water is clear and the bottom is not deep: for this reason it is recommended for families with children. Very nice, always with a flat sea and the beach is clear of the "Caldura" is located about 20 minutes walk from the historic center of Cefalù, cross the harbor and, following the signs Kalura Hotel / Hotel Calette through a small path, we arrive at this lovely beach access there is a path with the stairs between the Hotel and Residence Kalura Coast Houses. Near the beach are several reefs where you can make diving in the clear. Mazzaforno is another beautiful place, about 3 km from Cefalu, this is where you can access through different paths with many small coves. The beaches are sand and small pebbles, others just rocks, others, more than beaches are natural access to the sea. The main beach par excellence Mazzaforno is called sand and small pebbles, and there are bathing establishments and other villages, hotels and private beaches. To get to Mazzaforno must take the SS 113 towards Palermo in front of the ramp to the highway signs are "Mazzaforno. The beach Ogliastrillo say it is the same as Mazzaforno only that it is so called because they are accessed through the district Ogliastrillo. The beach is located in the Salinelle 7k from Cefalu: towards Palermo on the SS 113 and follow signs after the Plain Lascari Bivio Hotel Carlton. The area of Salinelle is flat and offers a long beach of white sand, partly preserved and partly not. At Salinelle are equipped beaches and it is possible, during the months of July and August afternoons pass in joy with friends. Great for families and friends, the beach is recommended for people who want to windsurf. The backdrop, a few steps from the shore, it becomes deep, then during storms, be careful because it could be dangerous.The beach of Playa extends about 15 km up to Collesano and joins the beach of Salinelle. It 's very big with several hits from different parts and is called Contrada Capo Playa because it is known to Cefalu. The beach is very large mixture of sand and small pebbles. There's almost always windy, so it is very popular with surfers. For some years the summer season (July-August) was born a cute beach where you can use to pay for services. It is located 4 km from Cefalu town center on the SS 113 towards Palermo you will find a sign "Hotel Carlton, turn right and follow the signs. If Castelbuono down from the sea, came to go to SS 113 direction Messina, on the way so many great places to find sea. Where the first stop is the beach of Santa Maria, which is accessed from the road immediately after the level crossing, descending a ladder. Sea, beach pebbles mixed with gravel. Before reaching Finale di Pollina, the last town on the coast of Palermo (then starts the province of Messina), SS 113, opposite a large car park, a steep road leads to a beautiful beach in the district Rais Gerbi. It 's the beach Valtur: one part is reserved for the Valtur, everything else is free and offers a magnificent sea that enchants. Once in the Final and after the village at the mouth of the river Pollina, is the pebble beach "BaiaTurchina" beautiful and exotic, absolutely live, the last stretch of the province of Palermo.

What better way to reap the benefits of the Madonie if not a great horse ride? For this sport Castelbuono offers several riding schools and companies that allow you to make exciting excursions on horseback.

Madonie quad discovery has developed a rich and challenging program with easy routes to suit all off-road enthusiasts, beginners and experts.You can experience exciting adventures renting our quad and exploring the nature of the Madonie independently or with our guides.The quad is made in the beautiful area of the park and may have variable duration (one hour, half day, full day or even a weekend!). Discovery Madonie via Petagna 64 Castelbuono Palermo 90013tel. (phone number hidden)

The sports center is located on the outskirts of Cavallo natura Madonie park, St. Elia in the district, a hill in front of the medieval village of Castelbuono, halfway between the coastline of Cefalù and forest cover madonita air. The center was founded in August 1990 and is a reference point for enthusiasts and one of the most popular equestrian sports centers Madonie. Having a privileged position, being in the heart of many villages which madoniti Castelbuono Isnello, Pollina, Geraci, Petralia, allows you to create colorful and unforgettable trekking around and sample local produce and traditional. The center offers all the solutions to the equestrian world, both for those who approach this activity for the first time for anyone who feeds this passion for years. Cavallonatura Mario Fiasconaro - Tel (phone number hidden).

La masseria Rocca di Gonato - It's a magical place in the woods that surround the city of Castelbuono, made in a twelfth-century building that was once an old monastery of monks who built Brazil dedicated to the cultivation of vegetables, draining the wooded area, they created it in a smelter of copper and bronze. Guests of the 15 spacious rooms, as well as to taste the genuine products of nature can bring a package of welfare in the woods with 15 station, use the children's playground as well as horse riding, mountain biking and a wellness center.
La Masseria Rocca di Gonato - Tel (phone number hidden) cell. (phone number hidden)

Luogo Marchese - In a beautiful holiday farm, the horse is the perfect companion and experienced guides of the adjacent equestrian center, accompanied by experienced riders to enjoy hiking in the woods madoniti. For the less experienced, however, there is the opportunity to learn about horses docile, proud and patients. The old farmhouse with an adjoining small chapel, still retains much of the original structure, characterized by the classical beam surrounded by palm trees and wisteria.
Agriturismo Luogo Marchese - KM. 4.700 S.S.286 for Castelbuono -
Ctr. Place Castelbuono Marchese (Palermo). - Tel (phone number hidden) cell. (phone number hidden)"

Ranch S.Guglielmo "- Horseback riding and good food in this lovely place where you will be immersed in a magnificent forest.
Ranch S. Guglielmo - Contrada San Guglielmo - Castelbuono - Tel (phone number hidden) cell(phone number hidden) those who love the game of tennis, Castelbuono offers a private field in clay, located on the road that leads from the town to the resort area in the direction S.Guglielmo, on which you can play on the reservation. There is also a hard court, which is part of the municipal sports center, at the beginning of the country, open to all, where it is possible, too, play a game of football or jogging along the tracks of sports(URL HIDDEN)

Natural climbing wall - opened in August 2009, it is a natural rock climbing wall, created by the programs of the Park Madonie (in agreement with the Italian Alpine Club), who, in the relaunch of the activities recreational sports in the protected area, intended to promote the climbing on natural rock gyms, both amateur and competitive(URL HIDDEN)
Natural climbing wall - Dark Step - Contrada Ponticelli (Castelbuono) - Ph(phone number hidden(URL HIDDEN)

Madonie Adventure Park - Born in 2008, the first and only Adventure Park of Sicily. It is located in beautiful wooded area of "Gorgonero," Petralia Sottana in town, not far from Piano Battaglia in the heart of the Madonie. E 'consists of 5 adventure trails that meet all needs, from children up to the most demanding sports, which allows everyone to live their own experience. A new, fun and safe way to get close to nature by learning to discover, know and respect. An exhilarating experience for sports and outdoor fun.Inside the structure there is measured by exciting canopy tours, exciting mountain biking trails, stunning tactile paths, races orientation and nature tours, nature living in a territory to discover. With the guidance of experienced operators and the help of special devices, you can challenge yourself and overcome your fears and your limitations. The canopy in the trees, designed at different levels of difficulty make it possible to measure the balance, a cool head and agility of each of you. The adventures never end in the trees, slung around the point you can stay suspended several meters high, inside tents installed in the trees and connected by walkways useful. Thanks to the transparent cover of the tents, your roof is the sky full of stars.More exciting adventures as "Powerfan" that by means of a controlled descent in the fall have performed a real launch into space with a landing that gives the feeling of a parachute, the 'orienteering, sports of the woods, which has aim to achieve with the help of compass and topographic map, certain control points called "lantern", horseback riding (for experienced riders and beginners), through the scenarios (bridleways) of the many paths that, in stages, across mountains, forests and lakes, down to the sea, giving you an unforgettable experience, an area is dedicated to archery, to whom, for the first time, he approaches this discipline
Madonie Adventure Park - City-Petralia Sottana Gorgonero - Palermo. - Tel (phone number hidden)

The Madonie Golf Resort - Among the Mountains Park Madonie and the gulf of Cefalù, on a plain embellished with Saracen olives cultivation of a large, orange, lemon, almond and carob trees, lies this beautiful complex. Inside coexist, and in close symbiosis with the surrounding environment, the golf course (18 holes), with the Club-Hause and 32 villas on the edge of the path. The Madonie Golf Club - Contrada Bartuccelli - Collesano (Pa). - Tel (phone number hidden).
The Madonie Golf Club -Web: (URL HIDDEN). (phone number hidden)fax. (phone number hidden)

A.S. Castelbuono Trekking (escursioni a cavallo)
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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 12PM (noon)
Check out by 10AM


36 Reviews

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Ange User Profile
June 2014
We met Elena's aunt at the agreed time and location, who then showed us the way to the house which is located above the town of Castelbuono. Although small, it had everything we needed. We enjoyed the location and the views across the valley and region of Castelbuono. A terrific location for exploring the Madonie Natural Park region.

Alan User Profile
August 2017
Peace and quiet at a reasonable price. Make sure you have a car to explore the beautiful but remote surrounding countryside.

Lukas User Profile
August 2017
We had a nice time at Elena's mini house. Good place to stay. We didn't meet Elena but her aunt was really kind. Car is necessary because it's quite far to walk in town.

William User Profile
September 2016
Thank you Elena, and your mom and dad for helping to make my stay at the mini house very enjoyable !!! It was very nice to relax for my stay in Castlebouno .

Johannes User Profile
August 2016
Convenient location and house in beatiful castelbuono. Thanks for the delayed check in and the convenient and professional processing! 100% recommendation!

Nestor User Profile
July 2016
Elena's Mom met us at the gas station in Castelbuouno and brought us to the Mini-house. The house is great, exactly what is shown in the pictures. Very cleverly designed inside to give you a great sense of space in such a tiny enclosure. It's in the middle of the mountains so it's great to get away and relax. A car is obviously a must, and a gps or (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) maps is also quite important to find your way back. Overall it was a great experience and we were really happy to give this one a try!

Wendy User Profile
September 2015
What a nice, clean tiny house! Everything was inside! With a very good bed! And the surrounding is quiet in the country-side, but close to castelbuono and a half hour from Cevalu. The parent of Elena meet us in castelbuono and bring us to the house. What a lovely people! We also enjoyed the cats near the house, we hope somebody else will take care of them too ;)

Palermo, ItalyJoined in May 2013
Elena User Profile
Sono una studentessa di lettere di Palermo. Amo la natura, l'arte e sono una appassionata di storia medievale.
Languages: English, Italiano
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