Cefalù Sea Palace

Sicily, Cefalu

  • Private beach and fantastic seafront location

  • 10-minute walk to the historic centre of Cefalù

  • Excellent wellness centre offering a wide range of treatments


Located on the north coast of the island, the Cefalu' Sea Palace has a fantastic seafront position and it is only a short walk from Cefalù’s historic centre.


The hotel is centred around a large swimming pool which has plenty of sun loungers and parasols for everyone to enjoy. The pool has a children’s area to keep kids happy all day long, while you sit back and enjoy the whirlpool. The fantastic beach is just a stone’s throw away and has a private section for Cefalù Sea Palace guests between May and September. With its long ribbons of golden sand and warm, shallow waters we guarantee you will not find a better spot on the island!  


Cefalù Sea Palace’s rooftop terrace offers stunning panoramic views of ‘La Rocca’ which towers over the town and makes Cefalù so famous. The restaurant serves a tasty variety of Mediterranean, Sicilian and international cuisine, made from fresh, local ingredients.


The pretty old town of Cefalù, with its many shops, restaurants and bars, is only a 10-minute stroll away. If the streets look familiar, that’s because Giuseppe Tornatore set much of his award-winning film Cinema Paradiso here. Enjoy the delights of this unique location where it seems like time has stood still. Treat yourself to gelato, enjoy a cannoli and just lean in to the Sicilian way of life. 


The hotel has 83 rooms (official rating 5-star). Child prices apply to ages 2-12 years.


Facilities

Bars & Restaurants

Set on the ground floor of the hotel or in the gardens, you’ll enjoy relaxing pool views while you enjoy your morning caffè. Evening meals offer a wide variety and offer a real taste of Sicily.
You won’t have to go too far for lunch if you’re on the beach or at the pool either - the hotel has a pool snack bar and a beach bar that offer light lunches (payable locally).

Restaurant

Included With: Bed & Breakfast, Half Board

The restaurant offers the opportunity to sample traditional Sicilian dishes as well as modern cuisine, all made using top quality ingredients.

Open 01 May - 31 October

7am - 10am & 7.30pm - 9.30pm 

Roof Garden

Take a seat on the roof garden to enjoy the views of the sea and Cefalu's beachfront.

Bar and Lounge

Roof Garden

Beach & Pools

The lagoon-style outdoor pool is enough to keep anyone happy and has a children’s area so the kids can splash away. If you like to feel the sand between your toes (and we do!), then the glorious beach is just over the road from Cefalù Sea Palace. The hotel enjoys a private section on the beach and the shallow, warm waters make it a great place for families to spend the day. You’ll even find a beach bar on-site (payable locally) if you’re feeling peckish! 

Private Section of Beach

Hotel guests can enjoy a private section of the beach that's equipped with sunbeds and parasols, free of charge.

Swimming Pool

The hotel's pool has a whirlpool and a children's section.

Spa & Wellness

Health Centre and Spa

When we say relaxation, we mean it! Cefalù Sea Palace has a health centre and spa with whirlpool baths, sauna, Turkish baths and an array of treatments on offer that are sure to soothe both body and mind. There’s even a state-of-the-art gym.

Opening times: 9am - 1pm & 2pm - 7pm

Wifi & Parking

Wifi & Parking

Stay connected with the wifi free of charge.

Parking is available free of charge.

About the location

Located just 40 miles from Palermo, Cefalù is a vibrant little town in the north of Sicily that warrants exploration. Originally a Greek settlement in 400BC (that’s where the name comes from) the city’s honey-hued walls, ancient churches and Norman Cathedral make Cefalù an interesting mosaic of culture. Yet, somehow it all comes together, and the result is a beautifully harmonious little town. 


Meander through the narrow cobbled streets that lead to the little port, where you’ll find fishermen discussing the day’s catch and locals playing a game of backgammon in the shade. Cefalù is perfect for pedestrian discovery and perfect for children and couples. Be aware that July and August can get busy. As the weather is wonderful in the shoulder season (May, June, September and October) this can sometimes offer a great alternative.


Cefalù is an ideal place if your idea of a holiday is relaxation, steeping yourself in history and the taste of Sicily as it used to be. The bright lights of a big city do not shine brightly here, so if you are looking to dance the night away, we suggest you take the hour-long trip into Palermo. This fiery, authentic city is a cultural powerhouse and oozes character. It’s also a place that has triumphed over its past. Palermo holds the dubious honour of being the world’s most conquered city and vestiges of its checkered past are everywhere. Take the train from Cefalù, refresh yourself with a granita al limone at the stazione and imbibe in a city that is dishevelled and grandiose in equimeasure. Your return to the quiet of Cefalù will be most welcome!
Transfer time
The hotel is 1 hour 15 minutes from Palermo airport. Return private transfers included. To change your transfers or book car hire instead, simply call us once you’ve completed your booking.
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Club Room

Max 3 adults

Club Rooms are quiet and welcoming with large balconies.

30m²

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Superior Sea View Room

Max 3 adults

Superior Sea View Rooms have side sea views from the balcony.

30m²

a view of a living room with a large window
Grande Suite

Max 4 adults

Very spacious suite with a living area and hydromassage bath, it boasts large windows offering beatiful views of the sea and the rock of Cefalu'.

 

 

54m²

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Alanldd,
Tripadvisor review Sep 22 2022
Very good position close to the town and their own , well kept beach, but the evening meal was disappointing most of the time, good desserts but below-par main courses some of the time and the same...
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Adequate for modest stay.
Andy M, London, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Sep 20 2022
Fantastic location less than 1 km walk into the old town with its very Italianate cobbled streets and profusion of good restaurants, and some bars. Very nice pool and sunlounging area with adjacent...
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