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Apartments Calamazzo

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Phone: (0039) 0924 528373 Fax: (0039) 0924 528373

A residence at 100 mt. from the Mazzo di Sciacca bay, near the borough of Scopello and the Zingaro natural reserve. An excellent solution for a holiday in search of direct contact with the nature.

  • Price from 70 EUR / Day
  • Capacity up to 6 people
  • 2 bedrooms & 1 bathroom
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Last updated: 06/24/2009

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It is a residence of 2 villas at about 100mt from the sea and the pretty beach of Mazzo di Sciacca bay. The characteristic village of Scopello is approximately 1 km and the same distance is to the Nature Reserve Park Lo Zingaro.

Scopello is still an uncontaminated area where due to the foundation of the Reserve Park Lo Zingaro (which is the first reserve natural park in Sicily) succeed to maintain the features of a nice place to run away from the big cities and frenetic life. In Scopello the time stops and you can admire the spectacular landscapes and most of all to swim into the crystal sea waters.

The Apartaments Calamazzo represent an excellent solution for a holiday in search of direct contact with the nature and calmness. All apartments are comfortable, provided with facilities to suit the clients' demands. Intended for families and couples, they are built in a private area with parking lots, immersed in green vegetation and pine trees, and guaranteed comfort. The furniture in every apartment is functional, personalized and elegant. Each unit has private garden with barbeque and in common is situated a laundry with 2 washing machines shared among all guests.

Description of the apartment:
(All apartments correspond to the same description, the only difference is the position towards the sea)
Each apartment is composed by one double bedroom (queen size bed), one bedroom with bunk beds, open plan living room with sofa bed, bathroom with shower, terrace with patio, garden, outdoor shower, air conditioning, microwave, TV Sat.

Prices & deals

Lowest Daily Price:
70 EUR
Highest Daily Price:
197 EUR
Lowest Weekly Price:
490 EUR
Highest Weekly Price:
1380 EUR
Cleaning fee:
Charging Method:
Payment Types:
  • No Cash
  • No Credit Card
  • No Cheque
  • No Travellers cheque
  • No Paypal
  • No Wire Transfer

Location & area

Scopello is perhaps the more evocative and colorful place of the entire gulf of Castellammare.

It is a small village risen at the end of the 18th century around the "baglio", on a previous arab country house. I n the low-lying wonderful cove limited by the stacks and protected by old towers, there is the "tonnara" (thunny-fishing structure), known since a long time ago (it is mentioned in documents of the year 1200); it has worked until few years ago, together with the"baglio", the buildings and the warehouses.

Upon the bay of Guidaloca is set a 16th century cylindrical tower.

The name of Scopello probably derives from the Greek "scopelos" (rock), from the Latin "scopellum" (rock) and from the arab "iscubul iactus" (high rock).

It has been inhabited since the prehistoric period (finds discovered in the caves of the inland document the human presence, starting from the palaeolithic period), the zone has been known since ancient times because of the abundance of tunnys, which were fished in its sea, so much that the Greeks called it "Cetaria", that means "earth of the tunnys". The Arabs founded there a country house, which was inhabited by fishermen and shepherds and, in 1235, Frederic II the Swabian, after having annexed it with all the feud to the city Mounte San Giuliano, granted the property to a group of settlers of Piacenza, who soon left because of the continuous piratic incursions.

In those centuries, in fact, the pirates who infested the low Mediterranean sea, used the bay of Scopello as a base for their raids: mooring the ships behind the stacks, they were practically invisible from the open sea.

The towers give to the landscape a mystery halo and a fascinating atmosphere, which mixes together nature and history. They go back to different ages and they were part of a system of defense and communication distributed along all the perimeter of the Sicily: communicating among themselves through the fire, by night and with the smoke during the day, all the island could be informed in very little time of every military new.

The oldest, probably built up by the Arabs to protect the "tonnara", is the one that rises on the stack that was once connected to the mainland, which could be approached through a bridge or probably a scale that was carved in the rock itself
The Doria tower, from the name of the Spanish nobleman who let it build on the terrace that faces the bay, goes back to the XVII century.

Another one, the Bennistra tower, is the one built in the XV century on the top of a mount in the south of the "baglio" and that dominates from its exceptional point of observation the entire gulf of Castellammare.

Il Baglio

Into the Town of Scopello there is the famous "Baglio" and there you can find some of typical shops, bar, a restaurant and a bank, infact all the main activities of Scopello are carry-on into this "Baglio".
In sping the town is full of turist attract from the joyful atmosphere that you find in the baglio. I n winter the town change in a paradise of peace and calm. In Scopello you find different bars (were you can eat the speciality food of the place as "Li Cassateddi", "La Pignolata" e "La Cassata Siciliana"), locali typical restaurants (where you can eat " Il Pani Cunsato"), a post office, a first-aid and a bank with bancomat. Naturally don't lack souvenir shops.

Cala Mazzo di Sciacca, 91014, Scopello, Italy
Accommodation located in:
coastal, near restaurants & bars, near tennis courts, near the beach, town, village!

Amenities & services

Two single beds (bunk beds)

The cots are available on request.

# of Units: 1... and each unit includes:

  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Single beds: 2
  • Double beds: 1
  • Baby cots: 0
  • Single sofa beds: 0
  • Double sofa beds: 1


  • Yes Bath:
  • Yes Hair Drier:
  • Yes Shower:
  • Yes Towels:


  • Yes Washing Machine:
  • No Work Desk:
  • Yes Bed Sheets:
  • No Bikes:
  • Yes Cable/Satelite TV:
  • No Internet Broadband:
  • No Internet Dial Up:
  • Yes Ironing Board:
  • No Stereo/Radio System:
  • No Library:
  • No Telephone:
  • No DVD Player:
  • No Fax:


  • No Butler Service:
  • No House Chef:
  • No Local Guides:
  • No Local Transportation:
  • No 24h Concierge:
  • No Tours & Excursions:


  • Yes Fridge & Freezer:
  • Yes Crockery & Utensils:
  • No Dish Washer:
  • Yes Microwave:
  • Yes Oven:
  • No American Kitchen:

Living room

  • No Fireplace:
  • Yes Sofa Bed:
  • Yes Table & Chairs:


  • No Private Beach:
  • Yes Barbecue:
  • No Sauna:
  • Yes Garden:
  • No Shared Bathroom:
  • No Spa / Jacuzzi:
  • No Swimming Pool:
  • No Lift / Elevator:
  • No Disabled Facilities:
  • No Tennis Court:
  • Yes Terrace:
  • Yes Parking:
  • Yes Pets Welcome:


  • No Safe:
  • Yes Sea View:
  • Yes Central Heating:
  • No City View:
  • No Daily Cleaning:
  • Yes Air Conditioning:
  • No DVD/Music Collection:
  • No Ensuite Bathroom:
  • No Balcony:

Additional information

Board Basis:
Accommodation Only

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