A Rocco Forte Hotel
A charming hideaway that is perfect for an active sport and spa break, as well as family holidays.
Youll love this award-winning resort, set deep in 570 acres of olive groves and countryside on Sicilys south-west coast which has been sensitively created using local materials and influenced by traditional architecture. Theres over a mile of private coastline to enjoy but the distance is no problem just hop on one of the many bikes youll spot around the complex.
Golfers are spoilt for choice; there are three championship 18-hole golf courses, a 9-hole course, putting greens and a driving range to keep you busy, plus a Clubhouse with a golf shop and restaurant. Off the green, brush up on your serve at the tennis academy or have a game on the six clay courts.
There are four restaurants and five bars to keep the dining options varied. At Zagara, celebrity chef Fulvio Pierangelini showcases the best of Mediterranean cuisine, while at beachfront Amare, the chefs barbecue the freshest fish, seafood and meats right in front of you.
Rooms are designed in fresh Sicilian style, feature a four-poster bed and youll always have an unrestricted sea view. Deluxe Rooms are on the first floor and have
a balcony you can sit out on to take in the sea views. The Superior Deluxe Rooms are on the ground floor, while the Superior Deluxe Seafront Rooms are closer to the sea and feature a terrace.
For more space, opt for a Junior Suite with sitting area or a Classic Suite with plenty of outdoor space. Or splash out on a Grand Suite for the luxury of a courtyard, living room and kitchenette.
Swimming pool, childrens pool, spa*, thalassotherapy pools, hammam, yoga*, 2 championship golf courses*, 9-hole course*, driving range, tennis academy*, 6 tennis courts*, fitness centre, free bicycle hire, kids club (4-12 year olds), teen club*, Wi-Fi
Restaurants & bars
Buon Giorno – Casual restaurant serving a breakfast buffet
Amare – Seasonal beach restaurant serving salads, barbecued dishes, fresh fish and pizza, open for lunch and dinner
– Spa Bar – Serving fresh fruit and vegetable juices and smoothies and light dishes.
Spa & wellness
The award-winning Verdura Spa is set in tranquil olive groves and offers a range of soothing and rejuvenating treatments. Facilities include: 11 treatment rooms Hamman Hair and beauty salon Four thalassotherapy pools Relaxation area Indoor heated lap pool Fitness centre Wellness and lifestyle programmes. Therapies at the spa include: Massages including Swedish, hot stone, aromatherapy Reflexology Body scrubs Body wraps Facials Waxing Manicures Pedicures Children’s treatments
Whats nearby? The Verdura Resort is in a secluded countryside setting, which is all part of its appeal. Theres a sandy beach just footsteps away, and an 18-hole championship golf course that neighbours the hotel. The pretty waterfront town of Sciacca is a 15-minute drive away, and its 40 minutes from Agrigento, an ancient site full of amazing Greek temples.
Tried and tested Families can learn how to make Sicilian pizza and pasta at the resorts culinary school*. There are also adults-only sessions, where guests can learn from expert mixologists, and try fine wine tasting with the resorts sommelier.
The sleeping arrangements The rooms, suites and villas were designed by renowned interiors specialist, Olga Polizzi. For the dcor, inspiration was drawn from the Sicilian landscape, and all room types feature four-poster beds, spacious terraces and sea views. For families we recommend the Villas, which sleep up to nine people and come with private pools and courtyards. Villa guests also have a local island expert assigned to them.
1.8km of private coastline with watersports available (extra cost).
Two 18-holes championship golf courses are surrounded by orange and olive groves
Beautifully designed modern rooms with views over the golf courses and towards the sea/ air-conditioning balcony four-poster kingsize bed television Wi-Fi 40m2
Superior Deluxe Room
Ground floor rooms in the courtyard buildings with direct access to a terrace and a shared grassy area. air-conditioning terrace four-poster kingsize bed television Wi-Fi 40m2