Posts Tagged“villas in sicily”

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Thinking of booking a villa holiday but want to know what it’s really like? We invest heavily in our photography so that we can bring you as accurate a view of our interior Sicily Villas as possible. Of course, you need to see at a glance how many bedrooms and bathrooms there are, what the kitchen is like and how much outside space there is so our villa descriptions are designed to equip you with the details. But when it comes to the atmosphere, it is always easier to get a feel for a villa by flicking through a collection…

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Here in Sicily, our long, hot sunny days stretch well into September, and beyond. So just when most people are heading back from their summer breaks, a holiday in Sicily right at the end of August looks infinitely appealing. If you are restricted by school holidays, you can still squeeze in a week over the August Bank Holiday and make sure that everyone returns to school and work re-energised and raring to go! Alternatively, we have excellent availability at some of our top villas throughout September. To help you choose, we have picked out a selection of our most popular…

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With the summer season of flower shows fast approaching, this is the season to start thinking about green spaces and all things floral. Barbecues, outdoor kitchens, pools and Jacuzzis all add to the outdoor experience but some Wish Sicily exclusive villas go beyond the expected with gardens and outside spaces that really offer that ‘wow’ factor. Exclusive flower-filled gardens in north Sicily Tropical flowers, exotic palms and ancient loquat trees are just some of the attractions of the extraordinary botanical parkland surrounding Villa Cecilia Trabia. Cared for by its plant-loving owners, the gardens comprise a series of interconnecting ‘rooms’, set…

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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…

The Times Wish Sicily

MORE THAN JUST A HOLIDAY Wish Sicily included in the Times’ round-up of family holidays with an educational twist   Just how educational do you want your holiday to be? As stories emerge of parents taking tutors on family holidays and holiday companies offering language lessons, there’s little doubt that just being in a different environment and absorbing the local culture can be hugely educational. Add to that some exceptional geographical features and a bit of ancient history, and you’re on to a winner! The Times newspaper’s feature on holiday breaks that inspire and educate includes staying in one of…

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Still looking for a villa in the sun? Villa specialist Wish Sicily has added to its portfolio several new properties that are ideal for families and have excellent availability in July and August.   Family friendly villa in north Sicily Casa del Gelso is a newly-restored villa with a fantastic garden and pool with views over the Tyrrhenian coast.  A sure-fire hit with kids of all ages, the pool has easy access steps for younger children, and a diving board for the older ones. There is also table tennis and a stunning outdoor kitchen designed to make family catering that…

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Wish Sicily in the press While Sicily’s beaches and cultural attractions still undoubtedly steal the show, holidaying here now comes hand-in-hand with a whole host of other options.  Our villa holidays with outdoor activities such as river trekking, canyoning and body rafting were included in the Independent’s recent feature on family holidays in Italy while Good Things magazine featured our yoga holidays amongst its fabulous assortment of luxury travel ideas.   What’s happening right now From now until 26 June, there is an extra treat to pack into an already jam-packed list of things to do and see in Syracuse.…

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White sandy beaches fringed by translucent seas, great food and wine and a wealth of history and culture are just part of the picture in Sicily where several of the top designer villas are likely to leave you wanting to check in and stay poolside for your entire holiday.  If you are looking for a week or two of rural or beachside bliss, Sicily-based villa specialist, Wish Sicily, gives the lowdown on which glammed-up villas are still available this summer, together with some top tips on what to see and do on the island.   Outdoor style:  If outdoor living…

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If you thought summer was over, think again! Woman & Home magazine’s list of suggestions for a sneaky late break is topped by the Le Case di Tindari estate, our collection of beautifully-furnished cottages set amongst olive and oak trees in the north east of the island. The archaeological site of Tindari is within sight of the infinity pool and, perfect for an October break, gastronomic treats and autumnal hikes are on tap in the nearby Nebrodi mountains. Read the full article here >>

Villa Pizzo Rocca, Sicily

Great beaches, water sports, outdoor activities and child-friendly attractions are just part of the picture.  Wander into town for an ice-cream, check out the menu and bambino-adoring welcome at the local trattoria and you will soon see why Sicily is the obvious choice for a family holiday! See our selection of family-friendly villas.   Activities for all the family If you are holidaying in Sicily with young children during our hottest months, a couple of cultural visits may be enough.  Intersperse them with days by the pool or on the beach or head for the Parco Avventura Madonie, an adventure…