Verdura Resort is located on the southwestern coast of Sicily, a perfect location for exploring the island. With an area of 230 hectares immersed in the Sicilian countryside, with its vegetable gardens, orange groves and olive groves, it stretches along almost two kilometers of private Mediterranean coast. It is a place with a real sense of space, where your room seems to gently fit into the landscape and where you can enjoy an endless view of the sea from your private terrace. But above all, it is a place where you will discover an exceptional level of service.
Relax by swimming in the waters of the infinity pool or enjoy a pleasant walk along the wonderful Sicilian beach. You can try your hand at a round of golf on the 18-hole championship course designed by Kyle Phillips or retreat to the extraordinary Spa. And as the day lights fade, take a seat at the Granita Bar, just in time to watch the sunset and sip cocktails made using the ingredients from the garden, or visit one of the fine restaurants to savor the unmistakable and extraordinary taste of the Italian cuisine of the south.
Pets: not allowed.
Designed by Olga Polizzi and architect Flavio Albanese, the 168 rooms, 32 suites and three villa suites of the Verdura Resort combine traditional details and colors inspired by the landscape, with comfort, modernity and luxury. Large in size and equally generous in spirit, the rooms and suites offer spectacular views of the Mediterranean. Enjoy the sea view from your balcony or private terrace and make yourself comfortable with a snack from your in-room bar. And, after donning an elegant bathrobe, get ready to spend a fabulous night’s rest in your king-size four-poster bed.
The spacious rooms Deluxe they are flooded with natural light thanks to double glazed doors which lead onto a private balcony with an extraordinary view of the sea. The room, with its refined lines and warm earthy colors, is ready to welcome you in an elegant four-poster double bed that invites you to indulge in a fabulous night of rest, while the bathroom in warm tones and finished in stone and equipped with Irene products. Forte Skincare is an added touch of luxury.
The elegant rooms Superior Deluxe they stand out for the generosity and splendor of the spaces. Located on the ground floor of the blocks overlooking the garden, they have private terraces that extend over the grass, a few steps from the Mediterranean waves that lap the beach. Large bathroom finished in stone and equipped with extraordinary Irene Forte Skincare products, rich in Sicilian plant extracts. At sunset, your sumptuous four-poster king-size double bed is ready to welcome you.
The large rooms Superior Deluxe Seafront they combine the warm tones of the earth of the Sicilian countryside with the brightness of the Mediterranean waters, clearly visible from the private terraces. They are located in the area of the panoramic villas and the beach is really a few steps from your elegant four-poster bed, while the combined night / day area features furnishing fabrics that recall the warm colors of Sicilian majolica. Walk through the large walk-in closet to reach the luxurious stone-finished bathroom flooded with natural light from the private internal courtyard, with its fragrant lemon tree.
The welcoming Family Room it is decorated with locally produced works of art and offers two elegant private terraces, equipped with sun loungers. The Family Room can accommodate up to four people and consists of two connecting Deluxe Rooms, complete with soft super king-size beds that can be separated if necessary.
Family Suite , consisting of an elegant Grand Suite and a large Superior Deluxe Sea Front Room that combine the view of the warm earth tones of the Sicilian countryside with the brightness of the Mediterranean waters. The suite is adorned with beautiful locally made art objects to make you feel at home in Sicily, and is equipped with an elegant kitchenette and private terraces with sun loungers, a hammock and a dining table perfect for alfresco evenings. under the stars.
The elegant Pool suite , consisting of three bedrooms with swimming pool, celebrates the Sicilian style with its locally produced ceramics and with its delightful mix of shades of furniture that recall local majolica. Flooded with natural light, the villa elegantly blends interior and exterior spaces with three incredible terraces that are an extension of the large interior spaces. The large bedrooms all have a living area and large king-size four-poster double beds, while in the bathrooms with warm tones and finished in stone, Irene Forte Skincare products with orange blossom scents are available, for total well-being. . Spend a pleasant afternoon with friends swimming in your private pool, swinging in the hammock or simply relaxing on one of the many sun loungers. And after sunset, gather under the stars to enjoy a drink or a delicious dinner or sit in the spacious living room enjoying an aperitif prepared in your kitchenette.
The welcoming Junior Suite they combine an elegant style with the most modern comfort. The natural color palette, rich in stone tones and references to the warm colors of Sicilian majolica in the furnishing fabrics, gives the space a relaxing atmosphere, while the furniture and art objects refer to the local tradition of ceramics artisanal. To add an extra touch of class, the Junior Suites feature private balconies with stunning views of the Mediterranean. Inside the bright bathrooms you will find comfortable bathtubs and a range of regenerating skincare products.
The Classic Suite offer extraordinary comfort and lots of outdoor space. The double doors of the terrace flood the large open space living room with natural light, while the Sicilian art objects, a well thought out furniture and the sumptuous furnishing fabrics in warm rust tones recall the colors of the landscape and give personality to the environment. The outdoor terrace is elegantly furnished with wood and wicker and has both a living and dining area. The ideal place to admire the fantastic view of the wind-lapped lawn, swaying palm trees and the shimmering expanse of the Mediterranean on the horizon.
Similar to private apartments, the Grand Suite they are large, comfortable and full of refined details. Natural elements are a constant presence: from the bathroom finished in stone to the lemon trees in the outdoor spaces, from the colors that recall the Sicilian countryside to the locally produced ceramics. The elegant living area adjacent to the kitchenette and furnished with Italian furniture, is the ideal place to relax, before spending a night of intense rest in the sumptuous king-size four-poster bed. Relaxation continues outside on the double terrace overlooking the sea, equipped with sun loungers, hammock and dining table, ideal for sharing a meal with loved ones while enjoying a wonderful view of the beach.
Terme Wellness - Wellness Center
Step inside the luxurious Verdura Spa and let the rest of the world vanish beyond the Mediterranean Sea and the mountains. Here and now it’s just you.
Regenerate and rebalance body, mind and spirit in the expert hands of the therapists, and breathe in the scent of orange blossom and lavender while strolling through this oasis of relaxation. Invigorate body and spirit with exclusive rituals performed using nutrient-rich products, including plant extracts from the garden. Indulge in the pleasure of a splendid manicure or smooth your skin with one of the luxurious facial treatments. With a holistic approach to wellness, the marvelous 4,000 m² oasis, one of the most advanced luxury wellness centers in Europe, promotes a philosophy that sees the combined use of sun, water, rest, exercise, air and diet to balance the body, mind and spirit. The Verdura spa team is constantly striving to offer you inner health and relaxation. For this reason, all spaces are dedicated to guests over the age of 16. The little ones can enjoy the heated swimming pool of the Kids Club.
Following the guidelines issued by the World Health Organization and by national and local institutions, the gym, saunas, indoor swimming pool and Turkish bath will remain out of service until further notice. Treatments, massages, thalassotherapy pools and a beauty center are available every day. The hairdressing salon is available upon request. The Spa is open every day, from 11.00 to 18.00
Gastronomy - Catering
Zagara – The Zagara restaurant, which takes its name from the orange blossoms that flood the property with their scent, expresses an authentic sense of belonging to the territory with a menu that draws heavily from the flavors and ingredients of the Mediterranean, from the fish of the day, served with homemade braised fennel and lemon, with spaghetti with Sciacca prawns, tenerumi and lemon.
With an elegant dining room and a very scenic outdoor terrace offering breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea, the Zagara restaurant combines refined design with the natural beauty of Verdura in an extraordinary way.
Liolà – With a colorful dining room that celebrates local craftsmanship by displaying various artifacts and an outdoor terrace overlooking the Sicilian coast, the Liolà restaurant is an extraordinary location for a romantic dinner for two on the cliff or for a cheerful family evening.
The menu offers all kinds of traditional trattoria dishes: from caponata prepared with locally produced ingredients to tasty and crunchy arancini, to pizza cooked in a wood oven and topped with tomatoes, breadcrumbs, pecorino, salami and basil. If you are looking for the authentic taste of Sicily, you will find it here. Trattoria Liolà will be closed during the 2021 summer season, but its menu will be available at the Granita Bar for lunch and in your room for dinner.
To love – There are the classic fish restaurants and then there is Amare. Reach the beach, enter accompanied by the sound of the waves breaking along the shore and settle down for an evening of fresh fish dishes by the sea. Order the catch of the day provided by local fishermen, grilled or raw, as it has been savored for generations in neighboring Sicilian towns, thinly sliced and flavored with local extra virgin olive oil, locally grown lemon juice and a pinch of salt. Browse the extraordinary menu full of fresh salads and delicious pasta dishes and watch the sky turn beautiful colors as the sun sets over the Mediterranean. The opening of the restaurant is scheduled only on some weekends of the summer season 2021, with variable hours.
Granita – Pleasant and welcoming, the Granita Bar is open all day and serves Mediterranean tapas-style dishes and regional specialties, as well as a range of cocktails made by our expert mixologist exclusively for Verdura. Try the “Sicilian Mojito”, prepared with fresh citrus fruits picked from the Resort’s vegetable garden and squeezed directly into the glass, mixed with dark rum and lots of local mint. Or sip one of the fantastic martinis prepared using special vermouth. At aperitif time, stop to admire the sunset over the Mediterranean while sipping a Sicilian Spritz prepared using fresh orange juice, Aperol and local sparkling wine.
In this small magical place surrounded by olive trees, vegetables and wisely cultivated herbs, you can appropriate the joy of a living and true food. Freshness, healthiness, sustainability and biodiversity. Accompanied by the gardener you will collect herbs and vegetables that you can transform into splendid dishes in the company of scrupulous and knowledgeable cooks.
Activities - Excursions - Tours
Aspiring footballers and pool lovers, younger guests can try their favorite activities under the guidance of the instructors, with the Juventus Training Experience and the Swimming Academy. And again, the secrets of the perfect swing on the golf courses, the elegance of tennis, or the fun of water sports on the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean.
Test your swing on one of the stunning golf courses designed by internationally acclaimed Californian architect Kyle Phillips. Known for designing courses such as Kingsbarns Golf Links in Scotland, Phillips has designed an 18-hole championship golf course and a nine-hole par 3 course that blend seamlessly into Verdura’s stunning coastal landscape.
The golf courses, which present a spectacular challenge for the more experienced and offer breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea from every hole, have so much to offer every type of golfer, whether you want to take lessons from a PGA pro, hone your technique or just spend a spectacular afternoon on the fairways.
Verdura Resort has been designed to welcome families and give younger guests unique, fun and stimulating experiences. Many services available for the little ones, your children will be immersed in real fun, healthy and natural, away from tablets and video games!
The Rocco Forte Kids program, designed for Babies (0-3 years), Kids (4-12 years) and Teens (13-16 years) who stay in the hotels of the Rocco Forte chain, provides tailor-made benefits and activities. A personal passport, the bathroom kit with a bathrobe and slippers, the Verdù soft toy, spa treatments, sports academies, fun excursions, dedicated menus in the restaurants and Verdùland, the special Kids Club.
Verdùland is a dynamic space, where Babies and Kids can have fun and tell a different story every day. Educational, sporting, creative and cultural moments, carefully guided by a specialized team and the inevitable mascot Verdù.
Teenagers will be able to dedicate themselves to their favorite sport and activities designed for them, in a natural context where they can have fun and make new friends.
EDUFUN – The way to learn while having fun at Verdùland is EduFun! With children we talk about Sicily through history and mythology, cultivating local flowers and plants or studying the phenomenon of volcanoes together. Interactive lessons, outdoor activities and in our laboratory, in ever-changing spaces for active learning. ASTRONOMY – GARDENING – HISTORY – LANGUAGES MYTHOLOGY – THE ART OF RECYCLING – SCIENCES
ARTS – Activities combine creativity and play. Everyone can imagine an artist painting a souvenir picture of the holiday, a director shooting his film or a star on the stage of Verdura’s Got Talent … Verdùland embraces everyone’s imagination! ANIMATED READING – THE COLORS – CINETOON FORUM FILMO – VERDURA’S GOT TALENT
CHEFS – At Verdura there are recipes for all palates, but children can also prepare them at Verdùland! Cooking together means entertaining children with taste, improving their relationship with ingredients and teaching the importance of eating healthy and wholesome foods. CULTURAL CUISINE – HEALTHY CUISINE FOR ITALIAN CLASSICS – SICILIAN SPECIALTIES
SPORTS- Practice your favorite sport thanks to the academies and to get around … cycling! At Verdura you train among the olive and orange trees, play volleyball on the beach and organize mini Olympics on the grass. And with the Fitness program at Verdùland, you can have fun in the pool and in the gymnastics area. POOL GAMES – SPORTS ACADEMIES: GOLF, FOOTBALL, SWIMMING AND TENNIS OLYMPIC GAMES – FITNESS RFORTE – SPORTS TOURNAMENTS
GOLF ACADEMY – Designed for Kids and Teens, the Golf Academy offers introductory lessons for those who want to start playing and for those who want to improve their technique. The courses cover all aspects of golf: rules and behavior on the field, putting, chipping, pitching and notions on woods and irons.
JUVENTUS ACADEMY – The summer Juventus Academy offers Kids and Teens a true “black and white” experience on the Verdura fields. Juventus coaches share the secrets of football with you and teach you to stay on the pitch like real champions, with programs designed according to age. Motor and movement exercises, technical and tactical work, with final goals defined for each training session.
SWIMMING ACADEMY – Babies and Kids learn to swim together with professional instructors in the Verdùland heated pool. The courses include aquatic lessons, learning the main swimming styles such as backstroke, freestyle, butterfly and much more. To become expert swimmers with a large dose of fun.
TENNIS ACADEMY – Sunball, an internationally renowned tennis school present at Verdura since its opening, manages the academy on six clay courts. The trainings are based on the Play & Stay model of the ITF (International Tennis Federation) and focus on specific areas such as confidence with the ball, coordination on the court and team play. In this way, Kids and Teens will be able to learn the basics of tennis according to their age, train and make friends.
The services indicated may be subject to charges or include club cards to be paid locally.