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Verdura ResortItaly and Islands

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In Three Words

  • Stunning
  • Understated
  • Luxury

Best Bits for Kids

  • Beach and water sports
  • Kids club
  • Spa treatments
Details
  • Intro
  • For Kids
  • For Adults
  • Rooms
  • Food
  • Activities
  • Top Tips
  • Map
  • Review
  • Offers

Located on the south coast of Sicily near the seaside town of Sciacca since its opening in 2010 this hotel has won a number of travel awards. The luxury child friendly resort offers discreet exclusivity that few places can match. Set in over 230 hectares of stunning landscape with more than a kilometre of private coastline, giving a true sense of space and privacy. All rooms have private terraces and uninterrupted sea views and the Olga Polizzi-designed interiors combine modern luxury with authentic Sicilian motifs.

For Kids

  • Safe and secure environment which caters for all ages, from babies and toddlers to the most demanding of teenagers.
  • If you would request it before you go the hotel will child-proof your rooms before you arrive if your little ones are under four.
  • Pool and beach areas are supervised at all times.
  • Professional babysitting service is available at an extra cost.
  • So guests can pack a little lighter, the resort can supply everything from high chairs and crayons to NINTENDO WII consoles. Before arrival, your child's details will be taken, so they can be greeted with the appropriate amenities when they arrive.
  • Special kid's menus are available, and dishes can be ordered in advance so there is no impatient waiting at the table allowing for stress free meal times!
  • Verdura Kid’s Club is open daily from 10 am to 7pm for children from the ages of 4 to 12, and it is free to attend. The Club is overseen by a qualified team of individuals, each CPR certified, who perfectly understand and anticipate children’s needs.
  • The Kid’s Club has a large exterior play area, with a small pool, a sand pit, swings, a see-saw and football goals. The interior play area screens cartoons and movies, has an array of games, and hosts special activities such as pottery classes, cooking lessons, acting and theatre. Group tennis, water sports, golf and swimming sessions are also organised by the Club.
  • A special Kid's Spa Menu is available for children over 6 including treatments such as ‘Funky manicure’ and’ Fabulous Fruity Facial’.
  • Teen’s Club is open daily from 10am to 7pm (ages 13-18), and it is free to attend. The Club provides the perfect opportunity for young adults to chill and hang out, allowing them to meet like-minded guests.
  • The Club itself has a Billiards table, Darts table, Board Games and Nintendo Wii. Tailor-made programmes offer the chance to try a thrilling variety of sports and activities: football, tennis, golf and an array of Water Sports, as well as cooking, alcohol- free cocktail-making and pottery classes. In the evening there is the chance to enjoy Disco, Cinema or Karaoke nights!
  • Excursions to explore Sicily without parents in tow are also organised.

For Adults

  • Parents can relax in the knowledge that everything has been thought of and that their children will have plenty to keep them occupied. 
  • Lie back and relax whilst staff at the poolside bar bring a selection of tasty snacks and cool beverages.
  • Stunning swimming pool. Situated at the heart of the resort, the pool is one of Europe’s largest, at 60 metres long. Water cascades down from one tier into the next, and infinity-edge views look out to sea. Lifeguards ensure that it remains safe and secure.
  • Relax and read a book under a parasol on a sun-lounger whilst your children.
  • Enjoy the great range of non-motorized water sports available, such as sailing, windsurfing and stand up paddling.
  • The Spa which was voted best spa in Europe by Conde Nast Traveller Readers in 2012.
  • Vita Health and Wellness Centre which has a number of treatments including stress – management, nutrition, weight-loss and detoxification treatments.
  • Gym with all the latest equipment, such as a kinesis machine, and the possibility of having personal training.
  • Enjoy an array of classes in the relaxing environment of the Fitness Studio.

Rooms

Furnished in a fresh contemporary style that reflects the essence of Sicily, the guest rooms at Verdura Golf & Spa Resort provide an elegant and relaxing personal space. There are 203 in total, each with its own uninterrupted view across the sparkling Mediterranean Sea from a private terrace. 

Deluxe rooms have a king-sized bed and all feature uninterrupted sea views and each has a private terrace with seating. Please note that this room can accommodate two adults, or one adult and one child or two adults and one cot.

Superior Deluxe rooms incorporate a king-sized bed and again this room can accommodate two adults, or one adult and one child or two adults and one cot.

Junior Suites have a king-sized bed.. The Junior Suites all feature uninterrupted sea views and each has a private terrace with seating. Please note that this room can accommodate two adults, or one adult and one child. An extra single bed and/or baby cot can also be accommodated (or 2 baby cots). There is no separate sleeping area in this Junior Suite category.

Classic Suites incorporates a king-sized bed and all the Classic Suites all feature uninterrupted sea views and each has a private terrace with seating. Please note that this room can accommodate two adults, or one adult and one child. Even though this is called a suite there is still no separate sleeping area in this room type – it is open plan so you would all be sharing the same room.

Grand Suites have private entrances and are close to the sea. Each suite has a large separate living room, a kitchenette and an extremely spacious bedroom incorporating a king-sized bed, seating area and walk-through wardrobe. The Grand Suites all feature uninterrupted sea views and each has a private internal courtyard with seating, a double private sea-facing terrace with seating areas and a hammock. Please note that this suite can accommodate two adults, or one adult and one child comfortably and an extra single bed and/or baby cot can also added to this Suite. 

There are two very impressive Ambassador Suites positioned for maximum privacy in the resort.. Each suite incorporates a very large separate living room with dining area, kitchenette, guest toilet and very spacious bedroom featuring a king-sized bed, seating area and walk-through wardrobe. The Suites feature uninterrupted sea views and each has a private internal courtyard area with outdoor seating in addition to a double private sea-facing terrace with seating and dining areas and hammock. Please note that this suite can accommodate two adults, or one adult and one child and again in this room category an extra single bed and/or baby cot can also be provided.

If you really want to push the boat out then there is the Presidential Suite, positioned for maximum privacy, space and views. The suite is close to the sea and features three private terraces, a private swimming pool and a Jacuzzi. The suite incorporates a very large separate living room, dining area, kitchenette, guest w.c. and very spacious bedroom featuring a king-sized bed and seating area. The Suite also features a spacious, private internal courtyard area with outdoor seating in addition to three private terraces with uninterrupted sea views. Please note that this suite can accommodate two adults, or one adult and one child and again in this room category an extra single bed and/or baby cot can also be provided.

If you book a suite you’ll benefit from The Rocco Forte Suite Experience programme which includes complimentary packing and unpacking, complimentary use of a mobile phone for all local calls, in-room check-in as well as other benefits such as complimentary internet access, in-house movies, and pressing upon arrival. 

Room features

Food

With four different restaurants and four bars, plus private dining options, overseen by the famous two Michelen stars Fulvio Pierangelini, guests can choose the perfect venue to suit every occasion. 

This rich Sicilian and Italian culinary heritage is celebrated at Verdura, from a family seafood barbecue at the beachsideAmare restaurant to a romantic, clifftop dinner at Liolá, where you can feast on freshly baked pizza or authentic Sicilian specialities watching the sun disappear into the ocean.

For another memorable moment experience Zagara that offers a fine International dining option in an exclusive ambient. 
The resort has an extensive wine cellar stocked with many regional wines from around Italy and the world. 

In each restaurant there is a specially created children’s menu which features freshly made favourites that can be served at the table or brought to your room. 

In the evening, Buon Giorno restaurant where every morning the buffet breakfast is located, caters exclusively for little ones at lunch and dinner. 

If you want to chill out over a freshly mixed drink, the Verdura’s five bars – set in different locations around the resort – provide a relaxing and stylish environment throughout the day and evening. Guests can take a coffee or a cocktail at La Granita, a drink or two at the Pool Bar or at the Oasi Bar, and try a vitamin-packed fruit cocktail in the Spa Bar. 

For private dining guests can order from an extensive room service menu, and the resort offers a unique Romantic Dining Experience, which will set up a table, white linen and candles at your chosen spot in the resort, whether in the gardens or on the beach. 

Activities

Golf - Verdura's practise facilities offer a double-ended driving range. There is also a state-of-the-art-sun-readable laptop and ultra-high-speed Casio Video Camera.

Cooking lessons, mixology and wine- tasting are all offered. 

The Water Sports including rentals of flippers and snorkels, double and single canoes, stand up paddles, windsurf boards, wave surf boards, sailing boats, as well as water skiing, wake boarding, banana boating and doughnutting. Lessons and introductions for windsurfing, water skiing, wake boarding, stand up paddling and sailing are available. Swimming lessons are also offered.

Football fans can enjoy Verdura Golf & Spa Resort's full-size football pitch - the Resort organizes weekly matches between staff and guests, as well as games specifically for Teens and Kids.

Bike Riding - the Resort is the perfect location for cycling. Guests can explore the enormous grounds with its unique landscape and rich vegetation. 

Running - Guests can explore the Resort's vast grounds with several different jogging routes and organized group runs with fitness trainers.

Volleyball – enjoy battling it out at volleyball on the beach.

Top Tips

Try canoeing, sailing or stand up paddling at sunset or sunrise.

Why not opt for a fishing trip or boat trips to explore the neighbouring sandy beaches and take a family a picnic.

Map

Offers

FAMILY OFFER

Receive upto 50% discount on a second room.

Terms and Conditions: Valid for travel 22 Aug 15 to 03 Jan 16 inclusive. Subject to availability. Not combinable

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