Aspra Mare is an accommodation complex situated in a tranquil area of Aspra, a coastal village in the Gulf of Palermo located 12 km from the city.
It comprises elegantly furnished and spacious rooms which all feature bathroom, balcony or veranda, TV, refrigerator, air conditioning and a safe for valuables, providing comfortable overnight accommodation with breakfast included. Internet connection available on request. Aspra Mare also offers self-catering apartments with a fully-equipped kitchen; which are easily accessible to the physically disabled. Ample green areas, a car park and a swimming pool provide the setting for the hotel complex.
The surrounding area features beaches and secluded coves along the coast as well as restaurants, pizzerias, pubs and ice-cream parlours, not to mention the numerous festivals and entertainments during the long Summer evenings. Aspra lies just beside Bagheria, a town famous for its eighteenth century villas such as Villa Palagonia or Villa of the Monsters, Villa Valguarnera and the Villa Cattolica, which hosts the Renato Guttuso Gallery of Modern Art.
Palermo, Monreale, Cefal and all the other regions of Sicily are accessible by the main road along the coast, by motorway or by railway. The historic centre of Palermo is a must-see: it is a journey through time among monuments left by the Phoenicians, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans and Spanish where each culture influenced the next. Smart shops and open air markets offer unlimited shopping opportunities.