Set on nearly 2km of south-west southern Sicilian coastline, an 80-minute drive from Palermo airport, Verdura Resort is set within 230 hectares of olive groves and Mediterranean countryside. With no less than three golf courses, a 60-metre pool, six tennis courts and a spa, there’s very little chance of getting bored, but if you do, the resort is just 15 minutes’ drive from the attractive seaside town of Sciacca and 40km from the ancient settlement of Agrigento.
The raison d’être of Verdura Resort, there are three links-style golf course, designed by Kyle Phillips, with uninterrupted views of the Mediterranean. There is a double ended driving range, tuition from PGA-qualified professionals, and an exceptional golf academy for budding enthusiasts. The clubhouse is locate din the historic Torre Verdura Fort. Built around a small piazza overlooking the sea, this is the perfect place for a light lunch or refreshing cold beer. The Pro Shop offers a range of equipment and clothing and the hire of equipment from carts to bags is all available here, as are showers and changing rooms.
There are 153 rooms and 50 suites at the Verdura, all with uninterrupted sea views from their large furnished terraces or balconies, and complimentary Wi-FiAll the rooms are comfortable and well designed in a fresh contemporary Sicilian style, featuring a neutral palette with accents of bright colour.. Some can be connected to adjoining rooms for families or larger groups. Bathrooms are ultra modern with baths and showers, and Ortigia amenities, as well as bathrobes and slippers. Suites have courtyards planted with orange trees, design motifs inspired by Sicilian maijolica tiles, and for the ultimate in decadence, the two Ambassador Suites and the Presidential suite each have wraparound terraces, private swimming pools and Jacuzzi.
The Verdura spa offers an extensive menu of treatments and massages, as well as four out door thalassotherapy pool, saunas, steam room, emotional showers, a 20m indoor pool, state-of-the-art fitness studio, hair and beauty salon and a spa bar with a terrace overlooking the mountains. Then there’s the 60m infinity pool, private beach with water sports and volleyball, a full-size football pitch, sutnning natural surroudnigns to explore along the 2km private coastline, and a range of cooking, mixology and wine-tasting classes. Of course there’s a whole range of business and event facilities, including six meeting rooms and a double-height ballroom with a stunning terrace.
The Verdura offers four different restaurants and five bars, with outdoor terraces and views over the sea or the hills. For breakfast, there is Buon Giorno, with tables outside in the sun, while for lunch and dinner, Zagara offers Mediterranean cuisine, Amara offers relaxed dining with a seafood menu on the beach, and Liolà is a cliff-top trattoria. Granita serves snacks, signature cockails and stunning views.
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