Villas in Sicily for coastal and water-based adventures

Villas in Sicily for coastal and water-based adventures

Villas with leisurely cruises, boat trips and adrenaline pumping activities in the sea and in rivers

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Holiday lettings in Sicily for coastal and water-based adventures

If you are interested in water-based adventure activities, snorkelling, scuba, sea kayaking and body rafting are just a small selection of the many water sports on offer in the crystal clear waters that surround Sicily. For something a little more laidback, a sailing excursion or boat trip is a relaxing way to explore the island’s coast.
 

Adventure activities >>

Our water-based activities range from half-day snorkelling expeditions to some spectacular diving opportunities around the Aegadian islands, at Cala Bernardo in the south east or close to Trapani in the west. Sicily offers some great locations for kite and wind-surfing, with private lessons available close to Marsala and Ragusa. For the more adventurous, wakeboarding and acqua-scooters can be organised at several destinations or, for the ultimate adrenaline shot, a one-hour fly-boarding experience in Taormina.
 

Fun for all ages >>

The Alcantara gorge, near to Taormina, is the base for several entertaining activities that are suitable for all the family. Try body-rafting (minimum age 12) or river trekking down the Alcantara river. Or, if you are staying in the north east, there is the option of sea-kayaking to the Isola delle Femmine near Palermo.

Half and full-day mini-cruises for all the family to the Aegadian or Aeolian Islands, with a fabulous lunch on board, means that you can lie back and enjoy the view or perhaps try a little snorkelling. In the east of island, there is the option of a private cruise around the bays and inlets around Taormina or a sailing trip along the Riviera dei Ciclopi.

24 holiday homes
  • Villa Cecilia Trabia

    10 Bedrooms, 22 Sleeps, 10 Bathrooms

    Situated well within an hour’s drive of Palermo city centre and airport, Monreale, Cefalù and the Madonie Mountains, the magnificent seafront Villa Cecilia Trabia estate is an excellent base for... read more »

    • from €950 to €2443
      per night
    • from €6650 to €17100
      per week
    • priced for min 8 max 22
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    • Size over 500 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
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    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
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    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Villa Dioscuri

    6 Bedrooms, 16 Sleeps, 6 Bathrooms

    Boasting spectacular views of the Sanctuary of Tindari and the Tyrrhenian coast, Villa Dioscuri is situated in prime position for exploring the north east of Sicily and for day trips to the Aeolian Islands. Perfect... read more »

    • from €350 to €910
      per night
    • from €2450 to €6380
      per week
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    • Size 300-400 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
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    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Oasivera

    5 Bedrooms, 11 Sleeps, 4 Bathrooms

    NEW ENTRY:  Enjoy sea views, a private pool and plenty of space for everyone at this stylish 5-bedroom villa, situated just 200m from the beach and on the border of the Vendicari Nature Reserve, in south... read more »

    • from €460 to €1200
      per night
    • from €3200 to €8400
      per week
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
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    • Barbecue
  • Casa a Ortigia

    2 Bedrooms, 5 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Perfect for a short city break in the sun, Casa a Ortigia is a contemporary two-bedroom villa with a secluded roof terrace, situated on the waterfront on Syracuse’s atmospheric Ortigia island. The sea is just... read more »

    • from €185 to €315
      per night
    • from €1300 to €2200
      per week
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
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  • Casa dei Nomadi

    5 Bedrooms, 12 Sleeps, 4 Bathrooms

    Opening directly on to the beach, Casa dei Nomadi is a stylish seafront villa with a sea-facing saltwater pool, jacuzzi and masses of outdoor space. Situated just 20km from the lively seaside resort of... read more »

    • from €400 to €715
      per night
    • from €2800 to €5000
      per week
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
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    • Internet
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    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Villa Giacona Venuti

    5 Bedrooms, 12 Sleeps, 5 Bathrooms

    Get ready for jaw-dropping views, a pool with a view and refreshing dips in your own jewel of a private bay at Villa Giacona Venuti. The spacious 6-bedroom villa is situated a short drive from Palermo airport, to... read more »

    • from €350 to €835
      per night
    • from €2450 to €5850
      per week
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    • Size 400-500 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
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    • Barbecue
  • Casa Sant'Anna

    3 Bedrooms, 6 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Soak up the view from the terraces and poolside at this spectacularly located family villa in north east Sicily. Casa Sant’Anna is perched on a hillside, within easy reach of the town of Acquedolci and with... read more »

    • from €235 to €400
      per night
    • from €1650 to €2800
      per week
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
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    • Internet
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    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Casa dei Sogni

    5 Bedrooms, 13 Sleeps, 4 Bathrooms

    Characterised by elegant contemporary interiors, newly-refurbished Casa dei Sogni is the perfect blend of sophisticated luxury and modern Sicilian style. With a stunning pool and children’s play area, the... read more »

    • from €495 to €970
      per night
    • from €3450 to €6800
      per week
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    • Size 400-500 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
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    • Internet
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    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Villa Dionisio

    5 Bedrooms, 10 Sleeps, 5 Bathrooms

    Villa Dionisio enjoys a spectacular seafront position overlooking the dramatic Sanctuary of Tindari and the Tyrrhenian sea in north east Sicily. The newly-built stylish villa boasts dazzling views from its terraces... read more »

    • from €400 to €1200
      per night
    • from €2800 to €8400
      per week
    • priced for min 6 max 10
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    • Size 300-400 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
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    • Internet
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    • Barbecue
  • Terrazza sul Mare

    2 Bedrooms, 6 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Terrazza sul Mare is an attractive two-bedroom villa, with steps down to the sea and terrace views over the tiny fishing port at Pozzillo on Sicily’s east coast. Located just outside Acireale, Pozzillo is the... read more »

    • from €165 to €315
      per night
    • from €1140 to €2190
      per week
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    • Size 0-100 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
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    • Barbecue
  • Villa Flora

    4 Bedrooms, 7 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    Flora is a spacious villa with private pool and garden, located just a few minutes from the beach of Marina di Ragusa. The villa, recently built, is located in a residential area, close to the River Nature Reserve... read more »

    • from €200 to €460
      per night
    • from €1400 to €3200
      per week
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
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    • Barbecue
  • Villa Plemmirio

    3 Bedrooms, 6 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Gorgeous views and direct access to the translucent water of the Plemmirio Marine Reserve make this three-bedroom villa in south east Sicily extremely appealing. Just a short drive from the fascinating city of... read more »

    • from €210 to €375
      per night
    • from €1470 to €2625
      per week
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
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  • Villa Silva

    4 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    Perched on the edge of the sandy beach at Licata, Villa Silva is perfectly placed for combining a relaxing beach break with exploring some of Sicily’s most fascinating sights. The 4-bedroom villa has direct... read more »

    • from €230 to €630
      per night
    • from €1600 to €4400
      per week
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
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    • Barbecue
  • Stella in Ortigia

    1 Bedrooms, 4 Sleeps, 1 Bathrooms

    Live like a Sicilian in this romantic one-bedroom duplex with a fabulous terrace, set in an aristocratic palazzo. Wander through the city’s narrow lanes and alleyways, uncover layer upon layer of fascinating... read more »

    • from €140 to €285
      per night
    • from €980 to €1980
      per week
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
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    • Barbecue
  • Villa Stella

    4 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    With a private pool, direct access to the beach and proximity to Palermo airport, Villa Stella is a great option for a week in the sun for families or a group of friends. Just a short distance from the attractive... read more »

    • from €215 to €560
      per night
    • from €1500 to €3900
      per week
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
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    • Barbecue
  • Villa Carlotta

    3 Bedrooms, 6 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Step straight on to the beach from this eye-catching family villa, with a garden and rooftop Jacuzzi, situated close to the coastal village of Finale di Pollina on Sicily’s north coast. The resort of... read more »

    • from €185 to €400
      per night
    • from €1300 to €2800
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Villa Taormina

    5 Bedrooms, 10 Sleeps, 6 Bathrooms

    NEW ENTRY: With an enviable beachfront setting in one of Sicily’s most desirable locations, this elegant villa is situated just 100m from the cable car up to the historic centre of Taormina, overlooking the... read more »

    • from €3800 to €4200
      per night
    • from €26600 to €29400
      per week
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    • Size over 500 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
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    • Internet
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    • Barbecue
  • Villa Marea

    5 Bedrooms, 10 Sleeps, 4 Bathrooms

    Ideally situated for a week of sun and sand, Villa Marea is a good value family villa, with direct access to the very child-friendly sandy beach at Santa Maria del Focallo in south east Sicily. The villa is perfect... read more »

    • from €200 to €415
      per night
    • from €1400 to €2900
      per week
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
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    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Villa Lumia

    4 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 5 Bathrooms

    With poolside views across the countryside to the south of Ragusa, four-bedroomed Villa Lumia is an excellent choice for a group of friends or two families. The villa is within easy reach of the sandy beaches along... read more »

    • from €200 to €460
      per night
    • from €1400 to €3200
      per week
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
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    • Barbecue
  • Casa Franchina

    4 Bedrooms, 7 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    With a pool, table tennis and play area for toddlers, Casa Franchina is perfect for a family. Best of all, you can walk to the beach and to the shops and restaurants in Acquedolci or easily access the motorway which... read more »

    • from €235 to €400
      per night
    • from €1650 to €2800
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
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    • Barbecue
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