Posts Tagged“sicily villas”

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Springtime in Sicily is awash with spectacular processions, floral displays and warm sunshine. Take a look at some of our favourite Spring events. Easter on Sicily’s north west coast The Procession of the Mysteries in Trapani on Good Friday is amongst the most evocative and traditional of Sicily’s Easter celebrations. The 24-hour event sees a two-mile procession of thousands of people and marching bands follow the 20 wooden ‘Mysteries’ as they are carried on volunteers’ shoulders through the streets of the city. Nearby, there are also Good Friday processions at Erice and Buseto Palizzolo. Cupole Arabe’s unique dome-shaped accommodation is…

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If you think that Sicily is just for honeymooning couples, think again. Alongside holidays in Malta, Montenegro and Greece, our Villa Cocuzzolo was included in The Sun’s round-up of best short-haul sunshine breaks, with or without the kids. Situated close to glamorous Taormina, the three-bedroom villa is also within easy reach of many of eastern Sicily’s coastal towns. There’s plenty to do locally when you want a change from the beach. Etnaland is southern Italy’s largest theme park, with everything from rollercoaster and rapid rides to fabulous water park with slides and pools. Mount Etna remains a constant presence on…

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If you are planning a last-minute escape to the sun, we have unexpected availability in a couple of our top properties, with discounts of up to 25% and suggestions on how to save up to £1000. Villa Arte Mare Blue has a secluded infinity pool which looks out over the Sicilian countryside to the coast from its blissfully peaceful location in the hills above Cefalù. The owner’s vintage art collection is scattered throughout the 5-bedroom villa and mature garden, which has a superb covered outdoor kitchen with pizza oven. Spend lazy days on the beach, explore UNESCO world heritage sites…

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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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We are thrilled to welcome two superb new Sicily villas, in two spectacular locations, to the Wish Sicily portfolio. Both have available weeks over the summer months so if booking a summer holiday has somehow slipped down your ‘to do’ list, this is your chance to make amends. Sicily villa for summer with terrace in front of the sea: near Acireale This two-bedroom villa is ideal for anyone who prefers to stay off the main tourist trail but is still within easy reach of some of Sicily’s top attractions.  A holiday here is all about popping down to the fresh…

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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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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.…

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Dear holidaymaker, The days are well and truly hotting up here in Sicily: air temperatures are rising daily and sea temperatures are creeping up to the balmy mid-20’s. Meanwhile, market stalls are packed with seasonal summer fruits and vegetables such as glistening red cherries, deep purple glossy aubergines and the first of the crop of velvety apricots. To celebrate the start of summer, we’re offering some great deals on a selection of villas, including several that have been recently added to our collection. Take a look at our selection below or visit the special offers section on our website for…

Villa La Belsia

Fill in some of the gaps in your kids’ education with a visit to Sicily where you can squeeze in a session on the Greeks, Romans and Normans, or a volcano-themed geography lesson, without so much as a mention of books or homework. Sicily’s extraordinary past and its hugely varied land and seascapes make it a fascinating island for all ages. If you have not booked anything yet, there are weeks available right up to early September at a selection of Wish Sicily villas.   Escape the crowds and head for the heartland of Sicily Head inland for peace and…