The grounds of the Verdura Spa and Golf resort are open, right at the sea, and seemingly always very windy. The resort is perfect if you want to enjoy sports such as golf, tennis, gym, watersports etc. Given the wind and closeness to the sea, I would strongly recommend that you go in the hot months of the year in order to enjoy it.
When we went early September, the resort was full of families with children, and felt more like a Robinson Club which was disappointing given the positioning of the resort. The Verdura provides bicycles to get around which is fun, and allow you to get to all the restaurants quite easily from the room. Be warned that restaurants outside the resort are a min.15km drive.
The rooms are spacious, but quite worn and the design is hideous in my view. It is not as luxurious as expected and therefore overpriced.
We liked the pool area and the beach. But overall, found the resort disappointing and soulless.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Inspired by the warmth, passion and beauty of Sicily, Verdura Resort is a five-star destination for an unforgettable holiday experience. It is the first resort in the Rocco Forte Hotels, and takes our trademark Art of Simple Luxury to an outstanding new level. Just 203 rooms are set amid 230 hectares of beautiful Sicilian countryside, providing the rare luxury of exclusive privacy and space.Make the most out of your holiday in Sicily and live a collection of exclusive once in a lifetime experiences: simple luxury resort in-line with the Sicilian tradition, unique archaeological sites, unforgettable dinners under the stars by Fulvio Pierangelini, a world-renowned name in the culinary set, an award winning spa, a unique golf destination and world-class tennis and golf tuitions. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Rocco Forte Verdura Golf And Spa Resort
- Rocco Forte Verdura Golf Hotel Sciacca
- Verdura Resort Sciacca, Sicily, Italy