Verdura Resort, Sicily

Verdura Resort, with two kilometres of private beach, Kyle Phillips golf courses, villas and restaurants with gourmet and casual dining options, is perfect for a holiday in the Mediterranean. The resort fuses modern design with environmentally sensitive architecture that is simultaneously luxurious and firmly rooted in Sicilian culture.

For its youngest guests the resorts kids club is packed full of full of arts & crafts, games and cooking. Verdura also offers a variety of sports academies including the Junior Golf Academy, Padel, tennis, swimming and the Juventus football academy.

The Irene Forte Spa is set amid olive groves, oranges and lemon trees. It is one of Europe’s most advanced luxury wellbeing centres, with a distinctive Sicilian flair. Housed in pavilions grouped around an open-air courtyard, the 4,000sqm spa has 11 treatment rooms, a 20-metre indoor swimming pool, a double-height steam room, Finnish and infrared saunas, a 170sqm state-of-the-art gym and a fitness studio.

For guests looking to explore the local landscapes, the resort is located exactly between the archaeological sites of Selinunte and the Valley of the Temples.