Once a flourishing Phoenician trading center, the western coastline of Sicily is often overlooked by the travelers, who proceed to flock to the more popular eastern part. Bagging an enviable location, the crescent-shaped city, wedged between two seas at the foot of Mount Erice and overlooking the Egadi Islands, is free of industrial developments and, instead, harbors protected nature and marine parks. If you happen to stumble upon this Sicilian gem, expect quaint historic towns lined with artistic architectural wonders, an active food culture topped with delicious home-grown wine, plenty of exciting things to do like hiking, biking, and diving, authentic village scenes and, of course, splendid coastlines housing jaw-dropping offshore islands. Check out the following best places to stay in Trapani, Italy.
Nestled amidst nature’s canvas, this property is an ode to travel mementos and artisan craftsmanship. Step inside to discover a unique abode featuring a well-appointed open-concept living area, seamlessly transitioning to vast outdoor expanses. The mezzanine doubles as a bedroom and study, complete with a versatile sofa bed, ensuring comfort for additional guests. For those who value privacy, be assured, every corner, indoors and out, is exclusively yours.
Modern amenities such as a kitchen, Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, and a washing machine ensure a hassle-free stay. Relax by your private pool, enjoy a movie on the cable-equipped TV, or simply bask in the tranquillity of the garden. Bonus? There’s secure parking and top-notch security to put your mind at ease.
Top guest reviewsthe pool is filled with clear wather the spacious outdoor kitchen shielded from the wind was fantastiquethe kitchen and space were fantasticthe views are amazing the house isn’t comfortable and beautifully stylednice touch with a clean and fresh towels part way through the stay toowow what a beautiful house communication location and cleanliness couldn’t have been betterthe house had an artistic charm was very clean spacious with lots of small details and finished touches
Host:thanks for everything and the care from the host’s friendnelly and franco took such good care of us- they are so kind and thoughtfulwe loved every minute and can recommend the villa to anyone fabrizio is a great host as wellcommunications with the host fabrizio before arrival were good with queries answered promptly and clearlynelly and giacomo were there to greet us and were helpful and obliging during our whole stayRead more reviewsi can’t emphasise enough how beautiful this villa and location are it’s nothing short of stunningthe house is beautifully designed and an amazing place to spend time infabrizio’s place is really greattruly great in every respect: architecture interior design location garden and poolwe would definitely recommend this place to anyone
Nestled atop a hill, this retreat stands as a harmonious blend of nature’s charm, offering breathtaking vistas of the sea and the majestic Erice mountain. Hovering 150m (492.13 ft) above sea level, it serves as a strategic base to explore Trapani’s gems. Dive into an array of amenities that accentuate your stay - from a kitchen equipped for the culinary enthusiast, swift Wi-Fi for the modern traveler, to a dedicated workspace for the business nomad. Bask in the ambiance of a spacious courtyard, your secluded nook to indulge in meals amidst nature’s embrace.
Whether you’re a summer wanderer or a winter lover, this space is geared for all seasons, adorned with fragrant herbs from the garden to amplify your culinary journey. And, with thoughtful touches like a hairdryer, linens, and washing essentials, it feels just like home, but with a touch of luxury.
Top guest reviewsconvenient and comfortable space with a washing machine and good air conditioningnice and comfortable place with a beautiful view from one of the bedroomsreally chic interior design and very cozygreat facilities such as washing machine and a fully equipped kitchenvery clean quiet and beautifulthe place is clean and super quietbright clean fresh comfortable and privatethe rooms are comfortable and cleani had a really nice stay the house is beautiful clean and have everything you would need…
Host:lovely and helpful ownersthe host is very nicecatherina is very helpful :)caterina was a wonderful and responsive hostessi'm so glad the owners share this to others to enjoyRead more reviewsa perfect place to stay close to trapanigreat stay and location thanks for the wonderful daysthe location was great for us tooalso close to many attractions such as erice and trapania beautiful corner of scilly very peaceful stay
Great value for money, free parking
Spacious rooms, comfortable beds, helpful staff
Close to port and ferry to Egadi Islands, walking distance to downtown
Excellent local dining options, two delicious gelaterias nearby
Situated directly across the bustling Trapani port, this stands as one of the best hotels in Trapani. It is conveniently a mere 9-minute walk from the beach and just 10 minutes away from the historic center. Besides free protected Wi-Fi, the spacious rooms come with a work desk, LCDs with SKY channels, and air-conditioning. But the best part - breakfast is at whatever hour you choose. Because holiday. No more waking up early and rushing to the buffet area before the station shuts down. Also, due to its fantastic position, you needn’t even take the car out of their private parking space, as most hotspots are easily reachable on foot.
The lovely family-run property is your home away from home in Trapani, made all the more special by the thoughtful owners who greet their guests with a bottle of wine and kind words. The modern, pet-friendly accommodation is a short walk from the nearest bus stop, which provides easy access to the city center, while the beaches are less than a mile (1.6 km) away. The fully fitted private rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat screen TV, a balcony, and free toiletries; breakfast every morning comprises assorted pastries, hot drinks, and juices, with gluten-free items available upon request.
L'Isola a colori
Address: Via Marsala, 40, 91100 Trapani, Italy (see map)
Price: from 56 USD / 47 EUR
Affordable rates with ample paid parking nearby.
Comfortable and spacious rooms, rooftop terrace with stunning views.
Centrally located for easy access to restaurants, sites, and the beach.
Excellent breakfast with a wide variety of choices and ocean views.
The gorgeous historic building is located in the heart of the city and just a stroll from the beach, with the nearest beach club being at a mere 15 minutes’ walking distance. Besides the excellent location on the northern coast, the property is a glorious blend of modern designs and traditional Sicilian styles, which is also reflected in the big, spacious rooms that feature flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi. The sumptuous Sicilian breakfast spread is served on the open terrace with an incredible view of the sea. With top-notch facilities and hospitality, this highly recommended property is totally worth the extra moolah spent.
The charming attic apartment, perfect for two people, is situated in the best area to stay in Trapani. It is an ideal choice for couples who love exploring, as it is within walking distance of shops, restaurants, bars, and, of course, the beach. The large, spacious bedroom features a work desk, a separate lounging area, a fully equipped kitchenette, and a big Sicilian-tiled bathroom. But the lovely rooftop terrace steals the show - a perfect setting for morning coffees and sun-bathing. This kid-friendly accommodation is a rare find and must be booked well in advance.
Top guest reviewsdavide's apartment is amazing it is very well appointed stylish and sparklingly cleanvery central and clean appartment with great roof-terrace davide was very kind and helpfulclean bright and walking distance to everything
Host:davide was a great hostthe apartment was one of the cleanest we have ever rented and david the host was greatdavid was very helpful and fast with repliesdavide is a very nice helpful and communicative hostgreat place and the terrace was lovely davide was also an amazing host and very helpful :)Read more reviewslocation is awesome and so was the accommodationthe location was also perfect being just on the edge of old town which made parking easyit apartment was quiet and made for easy walking around old town
The dreamy beach house in Alcamo Marina is practically on the soft-sand beach, and enjoys close proximity to popular haunts like Natural Reserve of Zingaro, Scopello, and Palermo. With three master bedrooms, a big living area, and a fully equipped kitchen, this accommodation in Trapani easily accommodates 8-10 people, while the three private terraces offer incredible views of the ocean along with al fresco dining options. A private beach access leads you to a small deck with sun loungers - your own secret haven - which is exactly where you’ll acquire that enviable holiday tan.
Beach house near Trapani airport
Price: from 43 USD / 36 EUR
Number of Guests: 10
Located bang in the middle of the ‘pedestrian island’ of old town, yet close to the beach, this modern apartment in Trapani provides ample choices for wining, dining, and exploring the architectural wonders of Trapani. After acquiring a face-lift in 2013, the tastefully furnished flat features a master bedroom, a second bedroom with bunk beds, a living room, and a functional kitchen. While the public parking space is only a short walk away, keep your vehicle on standby mode and explore the picturesque town like a local - on foot and by public transport.
Apartment in the historic center
Price: from 65 USD / 54 EUR
Number of Guests: 4
The spacious apartment on the top floor, located in the historic center, is also close to the busy port, which is the landing ground for Egadi Islands and provides connectivity to Palermo airports and Trapani-Birgi as well. Suitable for small families or a group of friends, it comes with two breezy bedrooms, a comfy living area with TV and sofa bed, a modern kitchen, and a lovely sea-view balcony. This perfect holiday rental, though on a high floor, features a lift - so you don’t have to worry about lugging those heavy suitcases up the stairs.
Trapani, Sicilia, Italy
3.86 km (2.4 mi) from Salt Museum
Top guest reviewsair conditioning is greatamazing apartment great views from the balconythere’s modern and efficient air conditioningthe wifi worked very well throughout our stay and all the amenities provided were appreciatedwould highly recommend this place & it has great views we enjoyed breakfast on the balconyvery clean and comfortableimmaculately clean and lovely big fluffy towelsthe bed is comfortable and the bedding and towels smell “hotel clean”the place was very clean & largehouse was clean and stocked with linens towels water and snacks
Host:she is a great hostsimona was a lovely hostthe host is really helpful and flexible personsimona was a wonderful host who accommodated several of our "extra" requestsshe is surely wins best host on our tripRead more reviewsclose to old town and easy to walk arounda perfect apartment in a perfect locationsimona's apartment is situated in a very good locationsimona's place is in a very good locationthe location is perfect to explore the city
Enjoying a central location, this self-catering accommodation is steps away from the beach, thereby boasting fully equipped, modern suites with incredible ocean views. These bright, airy spaces come with a living area and a kitchenette, which makes preparing your own meals a very convenient affair. The hotel acquired its name from the buzzing street of Via Garibaldi, and offers easy connectivity to public transport links located at a 5-minute walking distance, while boat trips and airport transfer services are efficiently organized by the helpful staff at the reception.
Address: Via Garibaldi 27
3.97 km (2.5 mi) from Salt Museum
Experience a true blue Mediterranean holiday in Trapani
Surprisingly not on tourists’ radar, this Sicilian beauty is largely undiscovered, which only means that the dazzling coastlines have less people occupying the sandy beaches, the quaint villages are devoid of jostling tourist groups, the historic sites have smaller queues (or none at all), and the night clubs have just the right kind of crowd to ensure a fun night out. Enjoy the city at your own pace as it has something for everyone - enough outdoor activities for adrenaline junkies as well as quiet, serene spots for laid-back holiday-makers. And then, there’s always the wine!
For those seeking additional choices, a diverse array of Airbnb rentals in Trapani awaits, providing a wide range of options for an incredible journey.
Frequently asked questions about places to stay in Trapani, Italy
1. Which places to stay in Trapani have nice views?
There are several places to stay in Trapani that offer stunning views, given the city’s picturesque location on the western coast of Sicily, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and surrounded by natural beauty. Here are a few options: Casa Saleiman, this serene retreat offering breathtaking vistas of the majestic Erice mountain.
2. Which places to stay in Trapani have parking?
There are several places to stay in Trapani that offer parking for their guests, making it convenient for those traveling with vehicles. Casa Saleiman, this serene retreat offering breathtaking vistas of the majestic Erice mountain, and Hotel Tiziano all have parking available.
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