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Agriturismo Villa Dafne
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Why We Love This Deal

Escape to a traditional countryside villa in the secluded Sicilian landscape. Stays at the Agriturismo Villa Dafne now start from $61 per night.

What's Included

  • Accommodation in a Comfort Room, with breakfast, for two

Why We Love This Hotel

  • This sprawling working farm overlooks the Sicilian countryside
  • It’s a 10-minute drive from medieval Alia and 90 minutes’ by car from “complex, multi-layered” (Rough Guide) Palermo
  • There’s an outdoor pool and an organic restaurant using home-grown ingredients
  • Some of the rustic-style rooms have loft bedrooms


The lush Sicilian landscape spreads out from Villa Dafne, which offers a traditional countryside stay in a secluded location. Set on a 200-hectare working livestock farm producing cheese, meat and tomatoes, the hotel’s rooms and apartments are housed in quaint shutter-lined buildings clad with stone, and dotted amidst palm tree-flanked grounds. Alia, a medieval village known for its Art Nouveau architecture, is a 10-minute drive away, whilst Castello di Caccamo, a clifftop castle dating from the 11th century is around 45 minutes’ drive from the farm. The Madonie Regional Natural Park, “a haven for hikers and nature-lovers” (The Guardian) takes about an hour to reach by car and “flamboyant and feisty” Palermo, with its “citrus-filled cloisters, stucco-laced chapels and vintage stores filled with the threads of faded aristocrats” (Lonely Planet) is a 90-minute drive away.

A relaxed, homely feel characterises Villa Dafne, from its cosy wood-panelled lobby area to the numerous paved terraces, which overlook the farmland. Guests can start the day with complimentary breakfast and sample organic ingredients grown on site, both in the restaurant, which serves traditional Sicilian dishes, and in the pizzeria, where a patio with a gazebo offers al fresco dining. There’s a seasonal outdoor pool with a children’s area, and other activities include horseback riding, hiking and cookery lessons (fees may apply), as well as free educational tours of the farm.

Guestrooms and apartments are decorated in a rustic style, with tiled floors, patterned fabrics and wood furnishings. All include free Wi-Fi, mini bars and TVs. Higher tariff rooms add hill views and antique-style furnishings, whilst apartments include loft bedrooms, wood-beamed ceilings and balconies.



  • Bar
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant


  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Complimentary parking


Check-in: Standard Time is 2pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: There is no extra bed available.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request: free of charge.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

When You Can Go

Until 31 Dec, 2019

Getting There

The farm is located off the SS121 motorway. The nearest train station to the farm is in Alia, about a 10-minute drive away, and Palermo Airport takes about two hours to reach by car. Parking is complimentary.

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Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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