Hotel Baia Del Capitano

  • Sicily, Italy, Cefalu

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Hotel Baia del Capitano has a great Mediterranean style throughout and a laid back atmosphere. It's located in the Bay of Mazzoforno, just four kilometres away from the historical centre of Cefalù. From its elevated position you get views over the sea towards the picturesque town.

The rooms are decorated in a typical Sicilian style and offer plenty of comfort and modern amenities - most have views over the hotel's Mediterranean gardens but upgrades to a sea view are available for a supplement. Your time at the hotel can be as relaxing or active as you want – there’s plenty on offer for everyone. You can relax by the pool, where you can keep your glass topped up with drinks from the pool bar or lay back in the whirlpool; or head to the nearby private sandy beach where there are plenty of loungers (normally open mid June to mid September). There's lots of activities available too including tennis, cycling and scuba diving (some activities are payable locally).

The centre of Cefalù is around a 15-minute drive away and the hotel operates a shuttle service there and back from morning until late afternoon, for a local charge. It's a charming seaside town with a lovely historical centre that's filled with stunning architecture, restaurants and bars. If you prefer to dine in the hotel, the Kefale Restaurant serves traditional Sicilian cuisine that can be enjoyed in the hotel gardens, and the lobby bar provides the perfect excuse for a pre-dinner drink.

Transfer time: approx. 1 hour 10 mins by private car from Palermo airport.

Added value

Free nights available between 27 Aug - 31 Oct 21 (min 7 night stay, not combinable)

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 51
  • Official rating: 4

Local Fees and Taxes

Baby cots are available on request for approx. €10 per day, payable locally.

Rooms

Classic Rooms have been furnished in a comfortable style and overlook the garden. They have a bath or shower and modern amenities including air conditioning, television, minibar, safe and hairdryer. The rooms can sleep up to four people, with the fourth bed or cot available on request. 

Superior Rooms are bright and spacious and have been decorated in a modern style. These rooms have a balcony or terrace and sleep up to three people. 

Superior Sea View Rooms sleep up to three people and have a balcony or terrace with sea views. 

Classic Rooms for Single Use have garden views and are available on request, please call to book.

  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: No
  • Access ramp: No
Cefalu

Cefalù is one of Sicily’s true delights; a charming historical town packed with places of interest and a fine, long sandy beach. Apart from the beach, the main attraction is the Norman cathedral, begun in 1131, which dominates the town and is decorated with glistening Byzantine mosaics. Once a traditional fishing village, the medieval centre is a maze of narrow streets where you can now find plenty of shops, restaurants and bars where you can sip a glass of Sicilian wine in the shade of a palm tree.

Facilities

Pool & Beach

The pool at Hotel Baia del Capitano has plenty of sun loungers and umbrellas and a whirlpool section. A pool bar offers drinks a light lunches throughout the day. 

The hotel has a large private beach in the Bay of Mazzaforno that's around 400 metres away. Here, from around mid May to mid October, you'll find sun loungers and umbrellas that you can use for free, and soft sands that gently slope into the sea. The hotel provides beach towels for a €2 deposit. There's also a shuttle service that runs to and from the beach (subject to availability) - so you wont have to walk in the heat of the day.  

Activities

  • Tennis court
  • Table Tennis
  • Playground
  • Bicycle hire (local charge)
  • Quad bikes (local charge)
  • Personal training sessions (local charge)
  • Scuba diving (local charge)

General Facilities 

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Shuttle to Cefalù and private beach (set times, payable locally)
Meals

A buffet breakfast is offered every morning with a selection of savoury and sweet foods.

If you choose the half board option, you'll have dinner in the Kefalè Restaurant where you can choose from the à la carte menu. The hotel hold a gala dinner with folk music once a week, too. 

Kefalè Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and serves traditional Sicilian cuisine with occasional themed dinners. The chef uses seasonal zero-kilometre products where possible. You can dine in the light and airy dining room or on the terrace under the shade of the olive trees.

Lobby Bar is a great spot for a pre-dinner drink and aperitif with a large selection of international and local drinks on offer.

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarians

Please advise of any special dietary requirements at the time of booking. 

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 13.974089
  • Latitude: 38.030972
  • Location Description:
    • 4 kilometres to Cefalù
    • 5 kilometres to Cefalù train station
    • 400 metres to the hotels private beach
    • 700 metres to Mazzaforno Beach
    • 700 metres to Settefrati Beach
    • 900 metres to Mendolido Beach

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Total price from
£1830
per person from £610
Includes £33pp discount
Hotel Baia Del Capitano
Cefalu, Sicily,Bed & Breakfast
19/10/2022 - 3 nights
3 adults
From London Gatwick
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