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Half-term has been and gone and if you still have not booked a summer holiday, you may well be wondering if you have left it too late. The good news is that while you may not get your perfect villa with pool, there are still plenty of villas with pools in Sicily still available and if you can travel before the middle of July, or later in August, you may even bag yourself a bargain! Waterfront villa, Syracuse, eastern Sicily If you are looking for a family villa by the sea, we think Villa Plemmirio ticks all the boxes. This…

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Grab a week in the sun at Whitsun half-term and take advantage of our discounts of up to 20% on a selection of villas in Sicily, some with pools, throughout the island.   Save £350 on the north coast A pool, table tennis and sprawling garden with a stunning fully-equipped outdoor kitchen are likely to keep all the family happy at Whitsun. Casa del Gelso is a 2-bedroom villa set between the coast and Sicily’s Nebrodi Mountains, which provide some of the island’s most spectacular and least visited landscapes.  For just 15 euros, including a picnic lunch, you can join…

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Visit Sicily in April and May, when temperatures are in their low 20’s but warm enough for an al fresco coffee and the odd afternoon on the beach. These are just a few of some of our favourite spots for a combined city and beach break. Syracuse Our fabulous new Casa a Ortigia is a two-bedroom airy waterfront villa on Syracuse’s atmospheric Ortigia island. Start your day with breakfast on the roof terrace overlooking the sea, then stroll up to the spectacular Piazza del Duomo to kick off a sightseeing extravaganza that takes in the piazza’s churches, the Fountain of…

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Even when the Tyrrhenian sea is just steps away, staying in a villa with a private pool is the ultimate holiday indulgence. Ideal for a few early morning laps, a cooling dip in between sunbathing sessions or a quick plunge after an intensive day of sightseeing, the pool is guaranteed to be the focal point of your holiday in Sicily. During the heat of the summer, a villa with private pool is the place where the kids will while away the hours splashing around and playing, drawn out only by the lure of a poolside snack or meal. Luckily, all…

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Part of the pleasure of staying in a holiday villa is relaxing back in your own private space and enjoying the view over dramatic seascapes or rural backdrops. Find out more about our selection of villas in Sicily with the best views.   Large groups Gaze out from your poolside sun lounger across the Tyrrhenian Sea and over the Santuario di Tindari, home to the legendary cedar-carved Black Madonna. Nearby, the Greek-Roman archaeological site of Tindari is one of Sicily’s most remarkable ancient sites, enhanced by the myth surrounding the Black Madonna and the extraordinary 1.5km tongue of sand that…

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Grab some early Spring sunshine in Sicily where mid-April temperatures start to climb into the 60’s, hillsides are covered in wild flowers, and Easter processions and celebrations take place throughout the island. Save up to 20% at selected properties and enjoy a wide choice of excursions and activities.   Cycling in eastern Sicily While thrill seekers and experienced cyclists may want to tackle Mount Etna or the Madonie Park, the 30km ride on the unsurfaced track through the Alcantara Valley is a great alternative for anyone looking for a gentler, more family-friendly option. Follow the trail through poppies and anemones,…

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We’ve got a few suggestions for holidays in Sicily that cost under £50 per person per day! Pick your dates and accommodation wisely and you can holiday in Sicily this spring or summer for less than £50pp per day, including your accommodation and flights!  A mid-April Easter weekend in 2017 makes an Easter break in Sicily more appealing than ever but there’s also plenty going on in Sicily right through the year if you are looking for inspiration.   Easter in Modica: one week from £252 per person Visit Modica at Easter and you’ll get the best of all worlds:…

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Here we are, back at the top of the calendar and fully immersed in holiday planning for 2017. If you’ve holidayed in Sicily before, you probably won’t need much inspiration, but just in case you do, here are a few ideas to get you started.   Carnival festivities Sicilians don’t hold back when it comes to getting the party started. Kicking off on 18 February, Sicily’s principal carnival celebrations take place in Acireale and Sciacca, although there are also festivities in smaller towns such as Avola, Palazzolo Acreide and, just outside Palermo, at Termini Imerese and Mezzojuso. Join in the…

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Book your villa in Sicily by 31 January 2017 for a range of savings and special offers   Villa discounts, flexible arrival dates and under-occupancy savings are all on offer for anyone who books a Sicily holiday by 31 January 2017. The discounts are available on a selection of our most popular villas on all holiday dates excluding 1 July to 25 August, with prices starting as low as £25 per person per day. Commenting on the early booking offer, Gioacchino Sortino says, ‘Our Best Value early booking offer is designed to make some of our more affordable villas even…

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Heavenly beaches, honey-stoned architecture and decadent lunches of succulent swordfish or pasta con le sarde are just some of the reasons that Sicily holidays have become so popular. The sheer diversity of the landscape – from the vineyard-covered slopes of Mount Etna to the pocket-sized hideaway bays of the Zingaro nature reserve – also makes it a must-see destination for 2017. Take a look at our pick of best villas in Sicily for 2017.   Best for luxury living Set amongst the citrus and olive groves of south west Sicily, Villa Agave’s perfectly manicured garden boasts a large infinity pool…