The luxurious resort, part of the Rocco Forte Hotels, is located on the southern coast of Sicily. It is an architectural masterpiece with unsurpassed panoramic views. Highlights: a private beach, gigantic pools, 6 red clay tennis courts, excellent own golf courses and an impressive spa.
This first, very luxurious resort of the legendary Rocco Forte Hotels is located on a 230-hectare site on the south coast of Sicily, surrounded by citrus and olive groves and with wonderful panoramic views.
The town of Sciacca, with its typically Italian narrow streets, shops, bars and restaurants, is about 10 minutes’ drive away. Experience the still-unspoilt Sicilian way of life in Sciacca. The important ancient sites of Agrigento and Selinunt are 30-45 minutes to the east.Within the resort are two 18-hole and one 9-hole golf courses. The hotel has its own beach with fine sand.
Destination airport: Palermo is about one hour 20 mins away; Trapani is reached in 1.5 hours and Catania in 2.5 hours.
Sports and Entertainment
The Verdura Resort offers a wide range of sport and entertainment activities. All guests have complimentary use of bicycles service. Various jogging paths. Perfectly-equipped fitness centre.
For a fee: mountain bikes, cookery courses, private flights, water sports with wind and kite surfing, sailing, yoga courses. Locally-provided activities: diving school and boat trips (also for fishing). Professional golf academy on two 18-hole and one 9-hole course. Excellently-equipped pro shop.
Verdura Spa (approx 4000sqm): one of the biggest and most modern spa centres in Europe with 11 villas for indoor and outdoor treatments, 25m indoor pool, various thermal baths, Turkish bath, sauna and spa showers.
Children’s club for 4-12 year-olds with its own pool, day-care by trained children’s animators and a large activity programme. If wished, children’s meals can be provided.
Separate area for teenagers with activities and computer games.
Comprehensive baby service.
The professional tennis facilities, nicely-located among the trees, consist of 6 excellent red clay courts (with floodlights for an extra charge).
Modern tennis centre with tennis shop, small bar, toilets and terrace and great panoramic view. The courts are open and playable year-round. Hone your tennis skills with pleasant temperatures even in winter.
The cubically-shaped hotel building with its straight-line architecture was built using natural materials like stone, wood, sand and sugarcane, and fits in well with the raw and enchanting Sicilian landscape. Mosaics, artefacts and ceramic objects emphasise its Mediterranean style and enable a special feeling of wellbeing. There is a huge 60m long outdoor pool with separate children's pool and sun terrace. Open-air amphitheatre. Diverse high-end and sport boutiques.
The resorts four restaurants and five bars enchants the senses with menus inspired by celebrity chef Fulvio Pierangelini and the authentic taste of traditional Sicilian dishes realized with fresh, organic produce sourced straight from Verdura's own garden.
Rooms: Situated in two building complexes – “Courtyard” (central, near the reception and restaurants) and “Landscape” (near the sea). All are generously sized, in warm earthy colours, created with natural materials and fabrics. All rooms are modern and luxuriously equipped.
Large comfortable sea view room, Golf buggies on call to transport you to the restaurants spread over the resort or bicycles readily available for those that wanted them. Excellent breakfast buffet...
We stayed after booking last minute and everyone we encountered was extremely friendly and overly accommodating. We had our daughter and her nanny with us and they really catered for our daughter...
We visited last year and fell in love with the resort. We returned this year and were impressed to see that everything is just consistently excellent. Starting with the level of service. Everything...
"The training a Sanchez-Casal Barcelona was great! The staff we very attentive and really made the effort to help each player understand the advice they were giving. I will definitely go back again."