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the beach on your doorstep at Villa Marea

Packed with fascinating cultural attractions and fringed by gorgeous beaches with crystal clear water, Sicily stands out as one of the jewels of the Mediterranean. With sunshine and warm temperatures from April to October and some of the best food and wine in the whole of Italy, a holiday to Sicily Italy remains one of life’s great treats. Like any holiday, however, it is worth investing a bit of planning time if you want to be sure of getting the best of the island. Where are the airports in Sicily? Flights to Palermo in the west or Catania in the…

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Spring 2018- stunning holiday homes in Italy with a private pool With the weather feeling distinctly autumnal and next year’s flight schedules just recently released, this is as good a time as any to start rummaging through our collection of villas and holiday homes in Italy for your next break. The first step is deciding when to take your trip. May or June are some of the best months for a holiday in Sicily- the island is bathed in warm sunshine and awash with spring flowers. Beaches and tourist attractions re generally quiet and you will find market stalls brimming…

all inclusive holiday in Sicily

Your guide to choosing a villa or all-inclusive holiday in Sicily Discover the pros and cons of villa or all-inclusive holidays in stunning Sicily and find the best deal on a magical holiday on Italy’s fascinating island. Returning home at the end of a holiday to a credit card bill is probably the least favourite part of any holiday experience and it is generally at these times that the thought of an all-inclusive holiday, when everything is paid upfront, is most appealing. Like anything, there are arguments for and against both types of holidays, some of which are particularly relevant…

holiday apartments in Sicily

With an almost overwhelming choice of overseas apartments and villas on offer, looking for holiday accommodation anywhere abroad, and even in Sicily, can be quite daunting.  So whether you are holidaying as a couple, with your family or with a group of friends, we recommend trying to identify and agree on the things that matter most to you as a first step in your search for a holiday home. For some people, this is all about the location while for others, accommodation without a pool is unthinkable.  At Wish Sicily, we all agree that the view is all-important although the…

luxury villas in sicily for yoga

Wellness Central is a one-stop shop for getting the best out of life, from wellness to lifestyle, and from travel to fitness, so it was great to see our yoga holidays featured amongst their holiday recommendations this month. Offering maximum feel good factor, a Wish Sicily yoga holiday includes daily tuition with a dedicated yoga teacher, with accommodation in a luxury villa with a private pool in Sicily. If the thought of short winter days and leaden skies fills you with dread, booking a Spring break in the sun will keep you going through those long dark nights. Available in…

cheap holidays to Sicily

With up to six hours of sunshine a day and temperatures hovering around the high teens, the beautiful weather in Sicily in October makes it a great spot for an October half-term break. Beaches and the most popular attractions are crowd-free while in towns and villages, the scent of roasted chestnuts wafts around market stalls piled high with freshly-gathered mushrooms. Better news still – it’s never been easier to find cheap holidays to Sicily as you can save up to 20% on your accommodation with Wish Sicily during half-term week! These are just a few of our top ideas for a…

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When it comes to holiday plans, making sure that you are booking at the best possible time is never easy.  A recent article on AOL Travel includes general advice from us on the benefits of booking early, plus plenty of other helpful tips, but based on bookings during recent years and customer feedback, these are a few of the villas in Sicily which we expect to get snapped up ahead of the rest. The large group villa Villa Dioscuri looks out over the Tyrrhenian coast from a spectacular dining terrace and magnificent infinity pool. Inside, there is ample space for…

SICILY-HOLIDAY

Sicilian summers stretch well into September and beyond, so just when most people are heading back to work, a week or two in Sicily looks infinitely appealing. Enjoy Sicily’s spectacular sights without the fierce August temperatures and take your pick of local food festivals that celebrate the best local autumnal produce in towns and villages. Choose from some of our top holiday autumn Sicily. Holiday Autumn in Sicily East Grape-picking on Mount Etna (September and October) Be part of the vineyard action on a grape-picking day on the slopes of Mount Etna. Spend the day at a wine estate in…

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Despite a year-round calendar of events and festivities Sicily in August is the month when things really get busy. Alongside some of the more prominent celebrations, smaller villages and towns find plenty of – often food-related – reasons to celebrate and dramatic performances and concerts are staged at several of the island’s Greek theatres. Over the Bank Holiday of Ferragosto (15 August), the whole country stops work to have fun and fireworks light up the night sky. Book your Sicily villas with private pool and find the most prominent August events. Knights and jousting at Piazza Armerina The generally quiet…

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Finding a holiday that suits all is never easy and the chances are that, if you are holidaying with a group of friends, at least two of you will have differing opinions as to what constitutes a good holiday. The good news is that whether you a city sightseer or a classic sun worshipper, with careful planning, there are plenty of options for a holidays in Sicily in September. Get the best of both worlds this autumn with a late sunshine break in Sicily where you can combine sightseeing with beach time. As the fierce heat of the summer months…