Masseria Susafa is a charming small boutique hotel located in Polizzi Generosa, between Palermo and Catania, nestled between the sea and the mountains, reflecting the natural landscape of Sicily. Dating back to the 1700's Masseria Susafa has remained true to the Sicilian traditions and now opens its doors as a boutique hotel to the discerning traveller who can savour an authentic and rural Sicilian experience.
The outdoor swimming pool has sweeping views of the surrounding hills and Sicilian landscape. A day simply soaking up the peace, tranquility and setting is a must during your stay. Thanks to its central location in Sicily, Masseria Susafa within an hours drive of Palermo, Cefalù, the temples in Agrigento, the mosaics in Piazza Armerina, and the pretty villages of the Madonie (Polizzi Generosa, Petralia Soprana, Castelbuono, Gangi).
During the summer, spend some time at the farm and watch the sheep being milked in the early hours of the morning, and the ricotta being prepared. Read a book in the shade of the pine tree, surrounded by the sound of crickets, take a snooze or pick ripe heads of grain.
"La cucina del contadino" - Take part in one of the cooking classes specialising in making bread with the 'crescente' (leven), an old method where the bread rises thanks to a piece of fermenting dough (sometimes called the 'mother') kept from the day before. Or learn to cook foccacia in the old wood oven, topping it in the traditional way with olive oil, tomato and oregano or with fresh ricotta (all produced on the farm). The real enthusiasts can enjoy a more sophisticated course on learning Sicilian cooking traditions handed down by generations.
Inside the old barn of Masseria Susafa there is an excellent restaurant where you can soak up the atmosphere and feast on colourful Sicilian dishes.
Masseria Susafa has 12 rooms as well as an apartment with three double bedrooms, a bathroom and kitchen for those who wish to enjoy a little more independence. The rooms have been created from the homes that were originally built for workers and their families and the restoration work on the rooms has been carefully carried out to maximise comfort without losing the feel of a Sicilian country home. Wooden beams, traditional plaster walls, Sicilian terracotta tiles, original antique tiles and exposed stone walls are just some of the charming features that add to the authentic experience.
How to get there?
The closest airport is Palermo (Punta Raisi), about 110km away, where it is possible to rent a car. Catania airport is 130km away.
The best way to reach the hotel is by taking the A19 road from Palermo to Catania, and taking the exit at Tremonzelli (also marked as km73 along the road).
Follow indications to Contrada Susafa for about 9km, or to Vallelunga, and you will quickly find the way by following signs.
-If cancelled or modified up to 5 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged.
-If cancelled or modified up to 4 days before date of arrival, 30% of the total cost of the reservation will be charged.
-If cancelled or modified up to 1 day before date of arrival, or in case of no-show, 100% of the total cost of the reservation will be charged.
Please note: rates indicate FROM price for the given period and may differ for higher number of visitors. Rates currency is EUR.
Rates at Masseria Susafa are per room per night including breakfast. Masseria Susafa will be closed for the Winter from 02/11/2015 until 21/03/2016
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