Casa Balata is a farm house, but it is also so much more.
The old structure was completely renovated respecting the shapes, sizes and materials originally used.
It is a facility offering our visitors a different experience, beyond time and space, a unique experience that aims at touching the soul.
An enchanted place, among olive trees, native plants and healing herbs, perfumes and colours, nature trails, earth, rocks and the sea, a place where the only sound is the wind blowing, where TVs are replaced by books, a place where still today, at night, it’s possible to admire an extraordinary starry sky, away from any form of light pollution, a place where you can appreciate the fusion between the beautiful and unspoiled Sicilian countryside with the Mediterranean sea.
Our philosophy, which is reflected in every detail of Casa Balata, is that of strictly respecting nature and the environment, and this can be been in the choices that we’ve made.
For this reason all our agricultural produce – cold pressed extravirgin olive oil, citrus fruits, fruits, vegetables, aromatic and herbal plants, are all ORGANIC and the energy needed for the facility is produced by our photovoltaic panels.
Also our bio-pool was designed to perfectly integrate with the surrounding environment and built with special materials that totally harmonize it from a landscape point of view.
Agrigento 16,5 Km
Valle dei Templi 17,1 Km
Scala dei Turchi (Sea) 7 Km
Siculiana 4,4 Km
Sciacca 46,5 Km
Caltanissetta 69,8 Km
Palermo 141 Km
The position of the farmhouse "Casabalata" located over 200 meters above sea level, dominating the stretch of the coast of Agrigento that goes from the town of Realmonte to Siculiana for its picturesque and wild position, allows mountain bike excursions that meet every need; is that of the expert biker who prefers technical routes, that the cyclists who want to pedal peacefully enjoying the particularity of the places .. They are proposed (apart) two ring routes, of different distance, with departure and arrival from the farm, which allow the visit of most of the naturalistic localities
A van equipped for transporting bikes and passengers is also available to bring the most experienced cyclists and bikers to the places from which the other tours listed below will start:
Carretti spiaggia MAddalusa AG
Lo scenario di Capo Bianco. Eracla Minoa Lungo la vecchia ferrovia
Torre Salsa WWF Montallegro
Guado zona Siculiana – AG
Castello Poggiodiana – Ribera
Zona di Ribera
Scala dei Turchi -Realmonte (AG)
Zona tempio di Vulcano
Palma di M. Lungo il sentiero
Tour nella Valle dei Templi
Secca Grande – Ribera Zona Favara – AG Foce del Platani
Foce del fiume Akragas AG Punta Bianca AG
Foce del Platani
Spiaggia della MAddalusa AG
Scala dei Turchi Realmonte -AG
Poggiodiana – RIbera
Sedime ferrovia zona Montallegro
Lungo il fiume Verdura
S. Angelo Muxaro Fiume Verdura
Scala dei Turchi Realmonte -AG
Vecchia ferrovia Cattolica Eraclea
Punta BIanca AG
Il fiume Sosio
Its great location is also convenient for reaching, in just a few minutes, fascinating places such as the Valle dei Templi, the Kolymbethra and other wonders of Agrigento, the majestic Scala dei Turchi, the pristine beaches of the Natural Reserve of Torre Salsa, the seafaring area of Sciacca and the many quaint little towns full of history, culture and culinary traditions.
At Casa Balata the concept of client does not exist. At Casa Balata you are pampered guests, friends, family.
We prefer the substance rather than the appearance, simplicity and human relations.
Casa Balata is the ideal place for all those who want a break from the hustle and bustle of the city, spending some quality time with themselves.
But we’re forewarning you: when you come to Casa Balata, you’ll risk forgetting everything else…
All around are 32 hectares of olive groves, an orchard, a kitchen garden, a Mediterranean garden and tropical plants. 253m Above the sea level ..the place is located between two villages, realmonte and siculiana part of agrigento’s county. Casa balata is an excellent starting point for anyone interested in visiting.
Casa Balata has 4 beautiful and confortable rooms with king size beds all ensuit.
The bedrooms are all different from each-other but equally beautifully refurnished and decorated.
The two common areas include two large open spaces some large and rich bookshelves available to guest and a fireplace. On the ground floor is located a large and elegant dining-room all refurnished in a beautiful retro sicilian style. Casa balata has a rooftop terrace on the first floor and a telescope to admire the beauty of the sicilian sky which sometimes in summer nights gives the most spectacular show of all.
The restaurant which is exclusive to guest offers typical sicilian dishes made with local organic products and fresh fish only.
Double room as single
Grecale / Tramontana – Double Standard
– Ostro / Libeccio Double Superior
Casa Balata is located in Realmonte, in the province of Agrigento.
By plane, you can reach Sicily via the following airports:
(direct connection with Agrigento on SAIS Trasporti bus lines)
Aeroporto Falcone e Borsellino
(from Palermo railway station it is possible to reach Agrigento with Cuffaro and Camilleri-Argento-Lattuca bus lines)
Aeroporto Vincenzo Florio
Aeroporto degli Iblei
A RENT A CAR service is available at all the airports
From Catania: direction Caltanissetta, following the A19 motorway. Exit Caltanissetta/Agrigento, continue on state road SS.640.
From Palermo: direction Agrigento following state road SS. 624 until the Agrigento-Sciacca junction, and then continue on state road SS. 115.
You can reach Sicily from the ports of Genoa, Livorno, Civitavecchia and Naples arriving at the ports of Palermo, Messina, Catania and Pozzallo.
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