soloSicily has hand picked five villas, which are located right on the beach in Sicily including new Villa Riva on the north coast.
Villa Riva on North Coast
Riva, new for 2018, is in Altavilla Milicia near Palermo. Sleeping six people in three bedrooms and a garden guesthouse, this seafront haven has direct access to a calm beach with clear waters. Offering uninterrupted views of the sea, this stylish property’s outdoor spaces include a relaxation pool with hydro-massage jets, a magnificent outdoor kitchen, a sprawling terrace and a gazebo with barbecue for alfresco dining. The nearest shops and restaurants are a five-minute drive away and Palermo airport is a 45-minute drive away.
Prices for Villa Riva range from Euros 2,300 per week in the low season to Euros 5,000 euros per week in the high season for six people.
Villa Bellasia on East Coast
Sleeping 16, this grand, nineteenth century seafront villa was once the location for great parties in the 1960s, with guests such as Greta Garbo. It has now been lovingly restored in a classic, chic style.
The villa’s garden with palm trees and ancient olive trees has direct access to the beach. There is a raised terrace with a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, gazebo, outdoor kitchen and dining area, overlooking the sea.
In addition to the main house, which has four bedrooms, there is a guest house with three bedrooms and a self-contained loft-style apartment with one bedroom. Bellasia is only five minutes’ drive from the historical city of Taormina and one hour from Catania airport.
One week renting the whole property ranges from Euros 11,870 to Euros 14,110 in July and August based on 16 sharing.
Villa Dimore di Ulisse on South Coast
Dimore di Ulisse is a beachside property with a wonderful garden and pool and just a few minutes walk to a sandy beach. It is made up of two adjacent cottages, each sleeping up to four and is ideal for two families or a group of friends. One of the most striking features is the villa’s spacious first floor roof terrace, which overlooks the sea and is stylishly furnished with a dining table, low seating and sun-loungers. There is a circular covered gazebo by the pool, outdoor kitchen and barbecue and plenty of outdoor space, with a volleyball court, table tennis and football nets. The nearest shops and restaurants are ten minutes drive away and Catania airport is one hour and twenty minutes drive from the villa.
Dimore di Ulisse costs from Euros 3,600 to Euros 5,600 per week (based on eight people sharing).
Villa Apolline on South Coast
Villa Apolline has an enviable seafront location near the town of Ipsica on Sicily’s southernmost coast. A garden path leads from the villa to one of the area’s best sandy beaches. It also has a large garden, outdoor Jacuzzi surrounded by decking, an outdoor kitchen and built-in barbecue. Above the patio is a first floor terrace with sea views, providing the idea spot for breakfast. The villa sleeps seven in three bedrooms. Catania airport is one hour and 20 minutes drive.
Prices for a week start from Euros 2,200 in low season to Euros 3,960 in July and August.
Villa Zahara on South East Coast
Head down the steps at the bottom of Zahara’s garden and you will find your own jetty with sun loungers, canoes and snorkelling equipment. This five-bedroom villa is in South East Sicily just five minutes’ drive from the shops and restaurants of Brucoli and half an hour’s drive from the historic town of Siracusa. The villa has gardens with mature trees providing a shaded seating area as well as a covered dining area – both over looking the sea. The villa is 35 minutes drive from Catania Airport.
Zahara costs from Euros 3,535 per week in low season to Euros 4,735 in July and August for one week (based on ten people sharing).
For reservations visit www.solosicily.com or call soloSicily on 020 7097 1413.
5 March 2018
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