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“Can't beat Santa Teresa if you're looking for something different”

Bedrooms 1
Space 55 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

2 bedroom apartment ideal for families, in the heart of medieval Erice

- Once a blacksmith’s workshop, the beautifully restored building, is now 'Santa Teresa' Holiday Home. The house retain all its original elegance and charm with the traditional vaulted ceilings and rustic style furnishings.

- The 2 bedroom apartment can sleep up to 4 people; it has a living-dining room, a fully equipped kitchen, master bedroom, twin room with an en suite toilet, bathroom with shower and the exclusive use of a enclosed courtyard.

- A car parking area is located nearby, just 3 minutes stroll from the house . It is next to Porta Carmine, one of the main entrances to the old town

-The central and quiet location allows you to discover the medieval town the moment you step out the door; just a short stroll from shops, restaurants and bars.

Erice, is also a good base from which to visit the enchanting historical, cultural and natural treasures of the sorrounding area.

How to get to ERICE:

· Fly to Trapani (Sicily) – 'Santa Teresa' is just 21.7 miles ( 35 km) away from Trapani-Birgi airport (Vincenzo Florio airport) ; 35 minutes by car

· Cheap flights with RyanAir from London- Luton to Trapani or from London -Stansted to Palermo which is 56 miles (90 Km) away from 'Santa Teresa' , almost an hour by car

· There are always local taxis available at the airport ; we can arrage transfers for you if informed in advance

· It is advisable to hire a car or a motorcycle in order to fully appreciate the surrounding area.

Special tariff are provided if you hire a scooter or a BMW motorcycle with our partner ITALMOTORENT

. There is a cable car that links Erice to the outskirt of Trapani, down the valley . From there you must catch a SAU bus to get to the hystoric centre of Trapani

More Details

Property Manager
Orazio Sergio Mazzara
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 26, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Loved the cozy feel and ideal location in erice

service was excellent although we had some difficulty findimg it

Helpful owner assisted us in finding lodging in our next town.

Worth the stay.
Sep 2011
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Erice House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , triple
  • A cot is available upon request. Its cost is 5 euros per night in July and August while it is free of charge in the rest of the year
  • Television ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

“Can't beat Santa Teresa if you're looking for something different”
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
Crozet, Virginia USA


  • 5 of 5

This is a truly amazing property! Erice is a charming town with incredible views. Sergio is awesome!! Always promptly answered emails and provided lots of info about the area. The apartment is just perfect, they did an amazing job with renovations retaining the unique detail. This is one of my favorite rentals ever!! Thanks Sergio!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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What an amazing place !!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved Erice and the house we stayed in 'st teresa 2' was fantasitic; lovley vaulted ceilings and tastful decoration.

Sergio the owner of the house really couldn't do enough, the perfect host, who even picked up us from the port and drove us to Erice. Sergio speaks perfect English and will help you with everything you need to know about the area, he even text me to check me and my girlfriend got home to the UK safley.

This place is a real find, can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
34 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Nearest Train
11 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
17 Kilometres
Cornino - Mount Cofano Nature Reserve
Car: recommended

Erice is located on top of Mount Erice, at around 750m above sea level, providing spectacular views of Trapani, the Aegadian Islands and the western coast of Sicily (from Marsala to San Vito Lo Capo).

The temperature is always cool, even on hot summer days.

Although the town is small in size, between the 12th and 17th Centuries more that 60 churches were built in and around Erice. There are many of these churches still standing in the town, some now converted to other uses.

Combined with its position at Sicily's western tip, Erice is a good base for exploring this part of Sicily or a useful stopover on a touring holiday. This area, in fact, offers numerous natural and historic attractions of great beauty and interest: the broad sandy beach of San Vito Lo Capo, salt-pans, several nature reserves ( Zingaro, Stagnone and Mount Cofano, the Egadi Islands) , well preserved Greek temple of Segesta, the archaeological site of Selinunte , the wine county of Marsala, to mention a few.

Other Activities: Eating out, cultural tours, wine tasting


Rates & Availability

Erice House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
Mar 25 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
July & August
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Low season
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 10.0%
Stay tax €2 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 10 years.

The rates shown are based on 2 adults sharing.
Please enquire for prices for different number of adults ; Children under 3 years go free.
RATES include:
- weekly change of bed linen, bath towels set and tea towels
- utilities charge : electricity, water, gas and central heating ( during winter season)
- use of the washing machine
- cleaning on departure

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