Oceano&Mare has two separate, well furnished apartments. Each has two double rooms and one bed settee in dining area/lounge. The rooms are large and pleasant with a terrace providing splendid views of the sea. Each apartment has a bathroom with stall shower. One apartment is on the ground level, the second one flight up. Both are equipped with a refrigerator and a cooker with an oven. The apartments are available every seasons for daily, weekly or monthly rental.
It is the ideal place and location for cultural excursions or visiting other parts of Sicily and spending relaxing days at the seaside resort of San Leone.
For the sea lovers, it is possible to book a tour of the coast during the summer months by boat. The tour embrases the coast of Porto Empedocle, the famous Scala dei Turchi in Realmonte, the cliff of Punta Grande, the natural reserve protected by the WWF of Torre Salsa to arrive at the beach of Bova Marina. One can also reserve lunch at a seafront restaurant in Siculiana Marina beach.
A LITTLE PIECE OF HISTORY...
VALLEY OF THE TEMPLES
breathtaking spectacle: in the midst of lush vegetation, among trees of the "old almond forest", the shape and perfect harmony of the Temples, which the Greek erected as bastions of art and civilization, can be seen. The pinnacle of the Dioscuri temple, symbol of the Valley and of Agrigento, is the prelude to the enormous Temple of Zeus, the imposing Temple of Eracle, the delightfully elegant Temple of Concordia, and the Temple of Juno, unique in its search for artistic perfection.
Between January and February, the white and the pink of the almonds in bloom are the first stirrings of Agrigento spring, giving the valley an air of unforgettable charm.
This town is the repository of many cultures, as evidenced by the various art styles present in the buildings that line the narrow streets of the center that wind from Via Atenea with grand noble palaces and very beautiful churches. Different architectural styles coexist among Norman and baroque influences, especially in the Cathedral of San Gerlando and in the medieval and astounding Monastery of Santo Spirito. It has a Chiaramontano style portal and gorgeous colour effect created by the alternate use of limestone and sandstone and an original defensive facade brightened by refined monofore and bifore little windows.
In Contrada Caos you will find the "casa romita" where Luigi Pirandello lived during his childhood and teenage years, which nowadays functions as a museum. The pathway next to the house leads to the "lonely pine", so many times evoked by the playwrighter, and which stands tall in the suggestive landscape.
This locality becomes very lively, especially during summer nights when, after experiencing a sunset on the "African sea", as Pirandello would put it, lights are lit on the beach and stands and shops are filled with the sounds of voices and music. The perfect spot to pass a pleasant night.
B&B Oceano&Mare | Via Caterina d'Altavilla 35 | 92100 Valle dei Templi - Agrigento - Italia | Tel./Fax +39.0922.413041 | Cell. +39.320.8931513 - +39.339.3190306