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Summer in Sicily continues well into September so if you’re unfettered by school holidays and looking for a romantic break for two, check out what’s available on this sunny Mediterranean island.  While temperatures in northern Europe have generally started to cool down by early September, if you head south, you’ll find yourself basking in warm sunshine on empty beaches.  Apart from the sunshine, there’s plenty of opportunity for romantic sea view dinners, boat trips and leisurely strolls along the sea front and through atmospheric towns and villages. Read on to find out more and visit our collection of villas in…

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Sicily’s beaches are amongst the best in the Mediterranean, a wonderful collection of powder-soft stretches of sand and pebbly coves with translucent sea.  Away from the busier beaches, the coastline is punctuated by untamed nature reserves with sand dunes and hideaway bays barely touched by tourism. Before you pick your holiday villa in the sun, get the lowdown on some of Sicily’s top beaches. Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve Offering wonderful coastal walks and picture-perfect coves, Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve lies to the west of the island, bookmarked by Scopello to the south and San Vito Lo Capo to the north. …

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If you haven’t booked to get away this summer yet, we’ve tried to make life easy by picking a selection of top villas for autumn getaways. September and early October are great months to holiday in Sicily: you can still expect temperatures in the low to mid-20’s, up to ten hours of sunshine a day and quiet beaches and tourist attractions as Italians return to work. Of course if September seems too long to wait for warm sunshine, there is always the option of a quick getaway. Take a look at our collection of villas offering last-minute deals and promotions.…

What is the Best Period for Visiting Sicily? The climate in Sicily is considered among the best in the whole of the Mediterranean, due to its central location and the unique characteristics of its diverse habitat- which are a direct result of the geological, geographical and atmospheric transformations it has undergone during the millennia. The high level of bio-diversity present in its fauna, flora and marine life stems from its particular hydro-geological history and location, making it the ideal island for a sunny vacation. Weather in Sicily in January is usually very cool, with an average temperature of 15°C, and the…

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Save up to 20% on your June holiday at a selection of great value properties that have just been added to the collection. All villas come with a lowest available price guarantee and are booked directly with the property owner.   Private pool by the beach – save 20% Eliminate the angst of having to choose between poolside or beach relaxation by choosing a villa that has both. Villa Stella’s pool has a diving board and views over the rocky coastline and crystal clear waters around Terrasini in north west Sicily. Private steps lead from the garden to a sunbathing…

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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…

A Dream Holiday? Renting a Villa with Pool by the Sea! Now it is a Luxury Everyone can Afford! (holiday homes with swimming pool) The Italian island of Sicily is one of the most renowned locations for tourism because of its innumerable antique treasures that have been kept carefully preserved throughout the centuries (and the millennia for that matter). But another wonderful aspect of the island is that it gives every traveller who visits the opportunity to enjoy its wonders in absolute luxury and at fantastic prices for all couples, families with kids or groups of friends. The best thing…

Thanks to the Cheapest Car Rentals in Sicily You Can Discover all the Wonders of the Island The best way to travel in Sicily- the most exotic and, justifiably, renowned ‘Jewel of the Mediterranean’ in Southern Italy– is undoubtedly the auto rental Sicily services, which come at very affordable prices and provide an excellent method of transportation for travellers who want to see as much as possible of the island during their stay. Regardless of whether it is a short or long holiday, a road trip provides any traveller the opportunity to visit all their places of interest without the…

Holiday Rentals in Sicily at Special Group Prices (cheap holiday to sicily) The most reliable method to fully enjoy your cheap holidays to Sicily is to go with a group of your best friends, reason being that Sicily has the best affordable group prices at all the locations of your choice. Whether you want to stay in a cottage or villa by the beach near Cefalù, Taormina, Syracuse, San Vito lo Capo, Agrigento or Messina – or rent a luxury villas with pool by Segesta, the Madonie countryside, or one of the Aeolian islands like Stromboli, Vulcano, Lipari and Filicudi,…

How to Organize a Holiday in Sicily with Our Dog? Thanks to the Letting Options! (Holiday Lettings in Sicily) There is no need to leave your furry family member behind when travelling to exotic locations like the ancient island of Sicily, the top holiday spot located in the heart of the Mediterranean. Pets also suffer from stress and anxiety – sometimes more than humans- and they also deserve a holiday away from the usual day-to-day mundanity once in a while. So here is the opportunity to discover some awesome and affordable holiday lettings that allow pets to experience the same…

Is it Safe to Rent a House in Sicily? (holiday lettings) Finding the best deals for a holiday lettings in Sicily – one of the most popular travel destinations in the Mediterranean – is an easy task thanks to the great variety of choices at top rated resources like wishsicily. The greatest advantage, aside from the many budget-friendly rentals available for every taste- is that the site advertises private Villas and apartments that are rented directly from the owners. This means that there are no hidden booking fees or extra costs, since you will book directly through the owner or…

A Great Adventure Thanks to Cheap Deals to Sicily (luxury holiday) As the major historical and artistic center of the ancient Mediterranean, Sicily offers so many distractions and activities that it is well worth visiting time and time again. There is so much to see and do like sightseeing, nature hiking, volcano-trekking, swimming, scuba-diving and sunbathing, taking excursions to Greco-Roman temples, Gothic Renaissance cathedrals and Arabic monuments, tasting the traditional culinary specialties of the various regions, and enjoying the luxury of staying at a luxury villa in sicily with pool like the many rentals offered by owners in the mainland,…

Where to Stay for a Family Vacation in Sicily? For a family holiday to the legendary Island of Sicily, in Southern Italy, what you need is a friendly budget to satisfy all the needs of family members without compromising on quality or luxury. Finding a suitable resort or villa in the highest top-ranking holiday spot of the Mediterranean- while taking into consideration the various preferences of your spouse and children – is relatively easy; the only problem is choosing among the numerous beautiful locations in the mainland and the surrounding Archipelagos and minor islands. But regardless of the location, you…

From Sea-View Homes to Beachfront Villa for Rent near Taormina, Here are the Various Choices Every year tourists swarm to the Italian Island of Sicily to admire what are considered the best among the numerous ancient wonders of the Mediterranean. Nature reserves, archeological sites and historical centers dot every inch of the island and its 1000 miles of breath-taking coastal scenery – along with the surrounding Aeolian and Aegadian archipelagos, the Pelagie islands, and smaller islands like Ustica and Pantelleria. This is why for travelers to Sicily who wish to take in all the varied sights and panorama of the…

Thinking about the Next Holidays? How about Renting Luxury Apartments in Taormina, Sicily? As one of the best vacation spots in the world, travelers to the town of Taormina in the Italian island of Sicily usually tend to book 2-5 months in advance for accommodations in a private apartment or villa, and many are beginning to book now for June. Since these are authentic treasures of architecture comprising diverse stylistic elements of Greek Doric, Roman and Arabic resulting from Sicily’s rich and varied historical/cultural heritage, they are another widely appreciated aspect of the Island among its many artistic and archeological…

Away from the Summer Crowds we Visit Sicily in September, October, and November. Here is the Perfect Guide to Holidays in Sicily during the Fall Season The advantages of out-of-season holidays – especially during Autumn – are often overlooked by tourists. But the colorful and friendly ambience of the Fall season, with its bright shades of brown, yellow, red and scarlet impressed upon the falling leaves, the mild comfortable temperature, and the sunny Autumn days representing a monument to the memory and last moments of the once fruitful and now dying year, are what make it the perfect season to…

The Best Vacation Rental Offers in Palermo Palermo and Taormina are two of the most important destinations for travelers to Sicily. Their strategic location and enduring millennia-old, cultural, archeological and artistic diversity dating back to Greco-Roman times and up through the Renaissance era, make these two central locations a prominent attraction among the many treasures of Southern Italy. Finding affordable vacation rentals in Sicily is easy if you know where to look, and there are many awesome deals online offering unbeatable prices for villas and apartments in Palermo. Compared to previous months, during this season of the year (especially in…

Sicilian Islands: Around the Aeolians Renting Holiday Homes in Every Island of Sicily There is no better way to spend an authentic Mediterranean holiday in Sicily- with all the richness of its ancient past at your fingertips – than lodging at a vacation rental in one of the seven wonders of the Aeolian archipelago: Lipari, Vulcano, Salina, Panarea, Stromboli, Filicudi and Alicudi. A wonder to behold because of their unique and strategic setting in the Mediterranean, their natural park reserves protected by the UNESCO initiative, and their diverse cross-cultural heritage expressed in the local folklore and traditions, they are a…

Save Money with Customized Holiday Packages to Sicily (trip to sicily) A vacation to Sicily is the ideal way to experience the most ancient treasures of the Mediterranean. As the ‘gateway’ to the European continent since antiquity the island remains the center of attraction for tourists from all over due to its magnificent archeological sights, diverse natural reserves, and millennia-old historical heritage characterized by Greco-Roman temples, Arabic and Byzantine monuments, splendid sea-views, volcanic settings like Mt. Etna, and sandy beaches. The many personalized holiday packages available at online resources like Easyjet or Lastminute.com (the most affordable compared to other flight/hotel…

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How to Book in Time Cheap Flights from London or Dublin to Taormina, Sicily Being one of the major tourist locations for travelers to the ancient Island of Sicily, in Southern Italy, Taormina has all the conveniences that make it the ideal spot to begin your Italian holiday. It is central in many aspects to all the best sights in the mainland and the coast. From Taormina you can go volcano trekking on Mt. Etna, hike the natural reserve of the Isola Bella, swim in the crystal clear waters of the bay and the beach line, and visit the city’s…