We are in Carini a nice town famous for its wonderful castle and the dramatic story of one of its dweller: Laura Lanza di Trabia (la Baronessa di Carini)
Carini is 5 kms from the sandy beach, where you can find many amenities as lido (private bath establishments), restaurants, bars…
All around the area there are gorgeous beaches (photo, Capaci beach, 3 kms from the house) for your Sicilian swimming.
Palermo the capital of Sicily, with its gorgeous monuments, markets, beaches and street food is just 10 kms away.
Palermo is actually one of the most beautiful and peculiar towns in the world.
There is a nice naturalistic reserve, just by the sea, at Caporama (10 kms).
Why not spend a day outdoor visiting the Unesco's Valley of the Temples (photo) in Agrigento: less than 100 kms and you will be there.
Valley of the Temples, photo by General Cucombre from New York, USA Uploaded by Markos90, CC BY 2.0
70 kms and there it is the medieval town of Cefalù worldwide famous for its monuments as the XII century Cattedrale, the castles and an enigmatic temple on the rock that overlooks the town, the Ancient Roman baths, the Osterio Magno palace, the Museo Mandralisca with a collection of paintings, archeological finds... and other highlights that you can discover strolling the narrow alleys of this wonderful town.
We suggest you to pay a visit to the following places: Naturalistic reserve of Zingaro (with its beathtaking coves, photo) and Scopello village (both at about 50kms); Trapani and the medieval, wonderful Erice (60 kms); Capo Gallo naturalistic reserve (15kms)
Zingaro cove, photo by sikeliakali CC BY 2.0
The villa is located in a strategic position, 4 kms from the motorway and the airport is less than 10 kms away.
And now let's talk about the food!
Do not miss a visit to one of the renowned Palermo's outdoor market (Ballarò, Capo).
And do not miss to enjoy tthe street food: panelle, panino con la milza, stighhiola, sfincione, granita.
Pasta? Alla Norma; alle sarde; Busiate alla trapanese.
And taste the delicious Mediterranean fish.