Sicily is an Italian region that’s bursting at the seams with delectable foods, charming towns, artistic masterpieces and historic archaeological sites, all set against a backdrop of outstanding natural beauty. With countless options for watersports, golf, skiing and huge stretches of stunning coastline, where better to head for a luxurious getaway than stylish Sicily?
Think Sicily, who offer a range of villa options for Sicily holidays,has carefully chosen a selection of their most elite and beautiful holiday villas – perfect for a sumptuous Sicilian stay.
As the name would suggest, Palazzo Hedoné is a hedonist’s dream. This truly magnificent 11-bedroom villa offers two stunning heated pools – one inside, beneath a sliding glass ceiling and the other offering panoramic views from the rooftop. Each room is furnished with beautiful antiques and elegant modern design pieces.
Hedoné also features a superb spa area with sauna and hammam, as well as a home theatre carved into its own rocky grotto and a well-stocked wine cellar. The outdoor terrace offers lush gardens overlooking the rooftops and church domes of Scicli, a UNESCO Heritage town. Enjoy dining by the outdoor pool, or take lunch at the villa’s beach house, just 15 minutes’ drive away on the coast.
This fully serviced villa features its own private chef and concierge, available to arrange excursions and trips. Prices start from £8,730 per week and can be booked for between 12 and 24 guests.
18th century aristocratic Villa Tasca is a lavish example of authentic Sicily. The huge suites, frescoed walls and ceilings, beautiful art work and collectible antiques, full-time staff and one of the most wondrous gardens in Sicily all make a stay at Villa Tasca an unforgettable experience.
Complete with its own music room, library, billiard room and terrace overlooking the gardens, Villa Tasca is positioned close to the cultural city of Palermo and is an ideal spot from which to visit this beautiful area. Outside, guests are free to explore the huge oasis-like garden with its grottos, variety of Mediterranean flora and grand, irregularly shaped swimming pool.
This fully serviced villa sleeps eight guests and prices start from £12,670 per week.
A stay at lavish Al Jafar gives guests the opportunity to live like a prince or princess in this eco-friendly castle. Complete with a music corner, library and terrace boasting spectacular views, the restored medieval tower is filled with luxuriant furnishings and intriguing staircases.
Stroll through the ancient walled garden filled with palms, olive, lemon and pomegranate trees and an outdoor cooking and dining area and enjoy wonderful views of the sea, the Egadi Islands and Erice. The elegant pool is fitted with an advanced filtration system and the solar panels and low energy lightbulbs mean that the house is virtually self-sufficient.
Al Jafar sleeps seven and includes daily maid service, with prices starting from £2,470 per week.
For more information on beautiful Sicilian holiday villas, visit www.thinksicily.com.__________________________
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