Property Name: Grotta Azzurra
Property Address: CONTRADA SAN FERLICCHIO, PALERMO-ISLE OF USTICA, , 90010
Property Description: Perched on the most beautiful point of the island, with its white pavilions and flowered terraces descending to the sea, the hotel is immersed in a colourful and perfumed oasis of Mediterranean vegetation. It lies some 100 m from the beach and 500 m from the tourist centre of Ustica. The island of Ustica is linked by a convenient hydrofoil service to Palermo (Siremar, in 1 ½ hours) and to Naples (Ustica Lines, journey time 4 hours). Palermo Airport is around 80 km away.
This beach establishment comprises a total of 50 rooms. The hotel's rocky private beach stretches for 300 m along the seafront, down to the sea and a splendid natural cave carved out by storms is enclosed in the cliff below: the Grotta Azzurra, one of the most beautiful natural jewels of Ustica, famous for the spectacular chromatic phenomena which can be observed inside it. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception, a currency exchange facility, a bar, a TV lounge, a restaurant, Internet access, room service and parking.
The elegantly furnished rooms, all with terrace, look out over the sea from a panoramic location above the cliff. The rooms offer a bathroom with hairdryer, a TV, a minibar, a safe, centrally regulated air conditioning and a direct dial telephone.
Guests may relax in the sunbathing area with its parasols and sun loungers. The open-air swimming pool occupies a panoramic position beneath a traditional windmill and there is a poolside snack bar. Further leisure options include motor boating and diving.
The restaurant, La Cala Dei Fenici, where guests may enjoy both the midday and evening meals, serves typical specialities of the island's cuisine in a perfect marriage between the pleasures of the table and elegant service.
Property Facts: Year of Last Renovation: N/A