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A renovated 17th century villa, the Villa Athena commands spectacular views of the UNESCO World Heritage site, The Valley of the Temples. Wake up each morning to these views and relax over breakfast admiring the Doric masterpiece, Tempio della Concordia which is only 200 metres from the hotel.
This intimate hotel has only 27 rooms, each with enchanting views over the temples or the centuries-old olive trees. Emphasis is placed on excellent but discreet service, echoed by the simple and understated décor that allows the natural beauty and the history of the surrounding views to draw you in. The peaceful swimming pool is ideal for cooling off after a day exploring either the ancient valley or the town of Agrigento and the hotel has a restaurant that offers traditional Sicilian cuisine and an ample wine list. The Athena Spa has been renovated for 2016 and offers a relaxing enviroment where you can induldge in a treatment or enjoy the steam bath and Jacuzzi.
Child prices apply to ages 2-12 years.
Nestled amongst the hotel's relaxing gardens, the heated freshwater pool is surrounded by comfortable loungers and provides a welcoming retreat during the day.
Hotel guests are able to use the beach facilities in San Leone (payable locally), which can be reached in a few minutes by car.
On-site parking is available free of charge.
Gentlemen are required to wear long trousers during the evening.
The hotel's elegant restaurant serves Sicilian cuisine that you can enjoy whilst taking in the views of the Valley.
Open 12.30pm - 6.30pm and 8pm - 10.30pm.
Bar Federico II offers a varied choice of drinks, cocktails and snacks.
Open 10am - 11pm.