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.

27 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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    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Villa Antica Aia Resort

    13 Bedrooms, 26 Sleeps, 14 Bathrooms

    Villa Antica Aia Resort is the perfect solution for families and large groups looking for somewhere exceptional for a special celebration. Comprising two separate villas, two pools and masses of green open space,... read more »

    • from €700 to €1100
      per night
    • from €4900 to €7700
      per week
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    • Size over 500 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
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    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • 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 €520 to €1060
      per night
    • from €3650 to €7430
      per week
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    • Size 400-500 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
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    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Oasivera

    5 Bedrooms, 11 Sleeps, 4 Bathrooms

    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 east Sicily. The... 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
  • Gemma

    4 Bedrooms, 9 Sleeps, 5 Bathrooms

    Understated and elegant, this contemporary villa is packed with hidden extras – from a heated pool and luxurious poolside lounge and dining areas to fantastic outdoor cooking facilities and a children’s... read more »

    • from €410 to €815
      per night
    • from €2860 to €5700
      per week
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
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    • 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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    • Barbecue
  • 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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    • 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 €380 to €970
      per night
    • from €2680 to €6800
      per week
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    • Size 300-400 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
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    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Nefele

    4 Bedrooms, 7 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    A spacious and stylish villa with a superb outdoor kitchen, stunning sea views and easy access to the beaches on Sicily’s north coast. For those who want to explore more of Sicily, the hidden villages and... read more »

    • from €370 to €940
      per night
    • from €2600 to €6600
      per week
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
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    • Internet
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    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Giacona Venuti

    5 Bedrooms, 12 Sleeps, 4 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 €860
      per night
    • from €2450 to €6000
      per week
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    • Size 400-500 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
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    • Barbecue
  • Villa Marigù

    8 Bedrooms, 16 Sleeps, 9 Bathrooms

    Situated between the coast and the charming town of Scicli in the heart of south east Sicily, Villa Marigù is an excellent value-for-money choice for large gatherings of families and friends. The... read more »

    • from €350 to €835
      per night
    • from €2450 to €5850
      per week
    • priced for min 10 max 16
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    • Size 300-400 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
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  • La Nave

    2 Bedrooms, 4 Sleeps, 1 Bathrooms

    Chic accommodation, breath-taking views and a heavenly private pool make La Nave an ideal retreat for two couples. Enjoy magnificent views of the iconic Sanctuary of Tindari, boat trips to the volcanic Aeolian... read more »

    • from €345 to €715
      per night
    • from €2400 to €5000
      per week
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
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  • Casa Turi

    4 Bedrooms, 11 Sleeps, 5 Bathrooms

    Situated in the tranquil surroundings of an olive grove, this striking villa has been designed to provide masses of outdoor living space which makes it ideal for a large group or a couple of families looking to... read more »

    • from €300 to €740
      per night
    • from €2100 to €5200
      per week
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    • Size 300-400 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
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    • Barbecue
  • Casa Turchina

    3 Bedrooms, 5 Sleeps, 1 Bathrooms

    Stroll down to the sea from this comfortable 3-bedroom holiday villa with pool, conveniently situated close to the seaside village of Finale di Pollina, a short drive from lively Cefalù and within easy reach... read more »

    • from €260 to €370
      per night
    • from €1800 to €2590
      per week
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
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  • 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 €240 to €450
      per night
    • from €1680 to €3150
      per week
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
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  • 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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    • Barbecue
  • Dedalo

    4 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    Dedalo is a 4-bedroom seafront villa with direct access to the beach (photos No. 44, 45, 46). Located on the outskirts of Sciacca on Sicily’s southern coast, it is close to a string of quiet beaches and some of... read more »

    • from €235 to €535
      per night
    • from €1640 to €3750
      per week
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
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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 €230 to €570
      per night
    • from €1600 to €4000
      per week
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
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    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Dafne

    4 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    This excellent value 4-bedroom villa, with a large garden and pool, is perfectly located close to the stunning beaches that fringe Sicily’s southeast coast, and the culture-packed baroque towns of the Val di... read more »

    • from €230 to €420
      per night
    • from €1600 to €2940
      per week
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    • Size 100-200 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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