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Suites with private terrace and whirlpool in a resort with pool and restaurant in Cefalù

Insulae means hospitality at the edge of Cefalù, in Sicily.
Modern Suites with an outdoor living space and Lodges with mini whirlpool in a charming resort surrounded by the greenery. Indoor and outdoor spaces are mixed together to let you stay in contact with nature offering you a romantic getaway in Cefalù or a family holiday to discover Madonie Regional Park.
Insulae tells you how blue Cefalù is, with its crystal clear sea and bright sky. All the accommodations offer a stunning sea view, in their beautiful simplicity and proximity to nature. The choice of colors is made to create a sensation of warmth and wellness. The garden and the private pergolas are designed with the same care as for the interiors to take the beauty and the originality of the place outside.
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Facilities, comfort and hospitality in a resort inspired by sea and land, where time stands still

The big main pool with a solarium area is the ideal place to meet and socialize, as well as the restaurant that in the morning offers a typical Sicilian buffet breakfast and hot dishes on request, while for lunch and dinner offers a fusion cuisine to surprise everyone with its taste and attention to details.
A private parking and a laundry service (on request) are additional services offered by Insulae for a perfect relaxing holiday a stone’s throw from Cefalù.
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Offers & Packages

Discover the proposals and exclusive packages for those who book from our website.
Get ready for a holiday of relaxation and charm with an exotic touch in Cefalù, pearl of the Mediterranean.
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SUITE & LODGE

Modern and functional accommodations
made to relax with style

Insulae is an exclusive resort nearby Cefalù, its accommodations are placed around the big main pool. The Mediterranean garden is the frame of each flat and it is spaced by tropical charming spots out.
The mark outs of the Suites and Lodges are the floor-to-ceiling windows that open up to the private terrace: a real living corner furnished with armchair, chaise longue and coffee table in every room type. These features let the guests stay in a real contact with the surrounding nature made of green, light blue, palms, banana trees and Cefalù’s sea.

Insulae’s Suites and Lodges feature tropical chic décor: materials, colors and furnishing accessories make the rooms fresh and lively. A pleasant citrus essence reminds to the guests the essence of Sicily, every thing is highlight by the shining light of the Isle that comes from the glass-doors.
Every accommodation features an armchair, closet, desk, pouf, double bed with a topping, smart air conditioning, fast Wi-Fi connection, Sat TV, telephone, minibar (extra) with a selection of sodas, alcoholics, champagne, local snacks, laptop 13” safe, kettle with a selection of infusions, blends and instant coffee. Inside the bathroom: a big shower, hairdryer, Hammom olive oil courtesy set, bathrobes and high-quality sponges. Give a look to Insulae’s Suites, from the Pool Lodge to the Tower Room, choose the most suitable accommodation for your ideal relaxing holiday.

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an earthly paradise
with a view on Cefalù’s sea

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Pool Lodges

Insulae’s Pool Lodges are rooms made to spend an exclusive holiday in a sea view setting.
The room opens up through a glass window to a living terrace. The wide terrace with a mini whirlpool exclusively for the room’s guests, features a louvered pergola decorated in a living style with armchairs, coffee table and chaise-lounge.
All the comfort you deserve with a double queen-size bed, with the possibility to add another single bed.

SPACES

25 sq. m + 20 sq. m outdoor

GUESTS

max 3 adults
  • Well-furnished big terrace
  • Sea View
  • Private heated whirlpool
  • Queen-size bed
  • Third single bed (optional)
  • 32'' Smart TV

Large Sea View Suites

Insulae’s Large Sea view Suites offer the ideal space to relax during your holiday, letting yourself being carried away by the sound of the sea as you almost touch it with a finger.
The highlight of this room type is the spacious private sea view terrace of 20 sq. m with a louvered pergola and living furniture.
This kind of room has a big bedroom with a queen-size bed and the possibility to add an extra single bed.

SPACES

16/20 sq. m + 20 sq. m terrace

GUESTS

max 3 adults
  • Well-furnished outdoor living terrace
  • Sea View
  • Queen-size bed
  • Third single bed (optional)
  • 32'' Smart TV
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Sea View Suites

Insulae’s Sea View Suites are the ideal place for a holiday for two in Cefalù and to enjoy the Sicilian sea that you can appreciate from your own private terrace.
Sea View Suites are equipped with a huge glass door that offers a wonderful view all day and night long. The well-furnished outdoor living area, queen-size bed and the modern tropical décor make these accommodations romantic oasis for two.

SPACES

14 sq. m + 20 sq. m terrace

GUESTS

max 2 guests
  • Well-furnished private terrace
  • Sea view
  • Queen-size bed
  • Tropical modern décor
  • 32'' Smart TV

Family Suites

Spending a holiday with your family without giving up the comfort of a Suite is what Insulae offers you with the Family Suites.
You will spend relaxing moments together staying in a Family Suite just appreciating a stunning pool view and glimpses of the sea directly from the suite’s private terrace.
Insulae’s Family Suites feature a comfy queen-size bed and two additional single beds.

SPACES

21/30 sq. m + 16 sq. m terrace

GUESTS

max 4 guests
  • Well-furnished outdoor living terrace
  • Pool view
  • Queen-size bed
  • Quadruple Suite
  • 43'' Smart TV
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Garden Suites

Insulae’s Garden Suites feature a private terrace surrounded by typical Sicilian vegetation where nature and harmony blend together to give birth to an unbelievable holiday.
The Garden Suites feature a big living outdoor garden view area furnished with armchairs and coffee table to spend pure relaxing moments.

SPACES

14 sq. m + 20 sq. m terrace

GUESTS

max 2 guests
  • Well-furnished private terrace
  • Garden view
  • Queen-size bed
  • Tropical modern décor
  • 32'' Smart TV

Tower Room

The Tower room is a "Petite Chambre" ideal for a romantic couple holiday to discover Cefalù and the surroundings or for a business trip without giving up on relaxing moments.
It is on the first floor of an old Norman tower and offers a wonderful view on Cefalù’s sea. It is furnished with tropical modern décor and enhanced by fine details to create a bohemian mood.

SPACES

16 sq. m + 18 sq. m terrace

GUESTS

max 2 guests
  • First floor
  • Queen-size bed
  • Well-furnished private solarium terrace
  • Sea and Pool view
  • 32'' Smart TV
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RESTAURANT

“The discovery of a new dish confers more happiness on humanity, than the discovery of a new star.”
Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
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Fine dining restaurant

The best of Mediterranean cuisine inspired by nature

Insulae's restaurant is built under a bio-climatic pergola and, under the guidance of Michelin-starred chef Nino Ferreri - Limu Restaurant, offers a cuisine centred entirely on the quality of the products and innovative preparation techniques but with an eye on tradition. Breakfast, light lunches, snack menus at all hours, fine dining... the protagonists are the raw materials of the dishes: fresh fish and the excellent products of the Madonie territory. Inside the resort, a part of the garden will be dedicated to the vegetable garden and aromatic herbs.

Serving the restaurant and guests' requests, Insulae has a small but well-stocked wine cellar where Sicilian, Italian and international wines are available. There are bottles of bubbly for the most special moments. Room service on request.

For the ultimate in food and wine pleasure, we suggest purchasing the tasting menu and wine pairing.

Pool Bar

Refreshing breaks at the poolside

A cocktail and wine bar at Insulae’s poolside, open from the morning until late night to stay with you during your breaks, light lunches and aperitifs at the end of the day. The pool bar offers not only alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks but also snacks and sandwiches, Sicilian slushes, fresh-squid juices and fruits juices. A relaxing and chilling environment with piped music to discover the real relax.
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POOL

Relax by the pool

Open up your mind to a new concept of relax, completely absorbed in a healthy lifestyle… Insulae’s pool, a resort with pool suites nearby Cefalù, is unlimited source of relaxing. It is possible to lie down by the pool, cool down just soaking your legs in the water, swim, sunbathing on a chaise-lounge in the solarium, sip a drink or read a book.
Insulae’s pool can become your earthly paradise, the ideal remedy to regenerate oneself for few hours or during the weekend.
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your exclusive place near Cefalù
where relax, privacy and nature blend with comfort and design

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WELL-BEING EXPERIENCES

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Private SPA

Insulae reserves you spaces and solutions dedicated to wellness and sport to celebrate, even on holiday, self-care.
The Private SPA is an essential SPA dedicated to couples. It consists of two areas: an indoor area with sauna, Turkish bath and corner with a double bed for relaxing couple massages, and an outdoor area with a whirlpool bath.

The Private SPA is an extra paid service.
Massages are only available by appointment at least one day in advance.

Outdoor Fitness Area and Yoga and Pilates classes

A short distance from Cefalù, Insulae is a resort with a gym dedicated to outdoor physical activity and a panoramic view of the sea. Insulae's Outdoor Fitness Area is equipped with modern equipment: exercise bike, treadmill, bench with dumbbells and kettlebell, and training station for free-body exercises. The fitness area is available free of charge to all resort guests, subject to prior reservation.

From June to September, Insulae's fitness offering is expanded with Yoga and Pilates classes, which can be booked individually or in small groups. The open-air classes in a reserved area of the lawn will last one hour and will be conducted by a professional instructor.

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Pickleball and bike rental

In a scenic area of the resort, Insulae's brand new Pickleball court also has a sea view. A popular sport in the United States, Pickleball has recently arrived in Italy and immediately won the hearts of many. Halfway between tennis and padel, you play with a ball and two rackets on a court, in pairs or alone. Access to the court is free of charge, reservation required.

Insulae also offers a bike and electric bike rental service to discover the surroundings of the resort and Cefalù on two wheels. Fans of cycling tourism and excursions in the saddle will appreciate the possibility of organising activities in which nature and outdoor sports are the protagonists.

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CEFALÙ

UNESCO CITY SINCE 2015

Cefalù has retained its unchanged charm as medieval fishermen village for centuries.
Today it is an international tourist destination thanks to its crystal clear blue sea and a lot of attractions.

Shuttle bus to Cefalù

Shuttle bus to Cefalù

Reach the centre of Cefalù comfortably

Insulae's 8-seater shuttle is a free service for our guests.
Return journeys to the centre of Cefalù are timetabled according to a prearranged timetable and subject to booking.
Discovering the beauty of the UNESCO town will be extremely comfortable and fun.

The Norman cathedral with mosaics of the Byzantine school

Find Your Perfect Place

Porta Pescara, an open-air window to the sea of Cefalù

Find Your Perfect Place

The Rock of Cefalù, a cliff more than 260 meters high overlooking the city

Find Your Perfect Place

The works of Antonello da Messina at the Mandralisca Museum

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The medieval wash house inside the Martino Palace

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Insulae for the environment:
electric charging station and Porsche Destination Charging

For those arriving by electric car, Insulae provides a 22 kW electric charging station and a Porsche charging station. In the resort you can recharge your electric vehicle by connecting directly to our photovoltaic system, for a dynamic and free, environmentally friendly holiday.
During daylight hours (ecological choice), recharging is free of charge by reservation for all resort guests.

Insulae is also affiliated with the Porsche Destination Charging programme: a network of premium destinations serving Porsche customers. If you are a Porsche owner, you will be able to see our resort on the exclusive DestinationCharging circuit (featured on GPS and the Porsche App) or on the Porsche website - DestinationCharging.

Insulae's services

  • Private parking (free of charge)
  • Electric car recharge
  • Shuttle bus to Cefalù town centre (free of charge)
  • Transfer to Palermo / Catania airport (extra fee) on request
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CONTACTS

Address

Address

via Samotracia, snc
90015 Cefalù (PA)
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90 km

90 km

from Palermo’s Airport
165 km

165 km

from Catania’s Airport

Reach us in Cefalù
Distances from the main touristic attractions

  • Porta Pescara or Porta Marina — 9,5 km / 20 minutes
  • Cefalù’s Cathedral — 4 km / 12 minutes
  • Citadel of Cefalù — 3,7 km / 10 minutes
  • Mandralisca Museum — 3,6 km / 10 minutes
  • Medieval Wash-house — 3,5 km / 10 minutes
  • Cefalù’s seafront— 3 km / 7 minutes

Insulae's services

  • Private parking (free of charge)
  • Electric car recharge
  • Shuttle bus to Cefalù town centre (free of charge)
  • Transfer to Palermo / Catania airport (extra fee) on request
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Insulae Srl | P. IVA 06966360825
CIR: 19082027A224261

ADDRESS

Via Samotracia, snc
90015 Cefalù (PA)
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Get ready for a relaxing and charming holiday, with a touch of exotic, in Cefalù: the Mediterranean Pearl.