Just from the first moment you walk through the door of the Verdura Resort, 5 stars for families in Sicily, exactly in beautiful Sciacca, in the province of Agrigento, it is understood that the choice is the right one, for mom, dad and little children. The family program offers to younger guests a treatment equal to that of the parents. The Resort welcomes children of all ages and has great programs tailored for infants (0-3 years), children (4-12 years) and teenagers (13-16 years). Upon arrival, the little ones can make a dedicated check in and receive the passport Families R Forte, a welcome gift, slippers and towels and a peluche. And then, both children and teenagers can use the treatments and massages at the Verdura Spa.
But let’s step back for a preliminary advice, or rather, two. Take the map and point the index on the southwest coast of Sicily, between the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento and the fishing village of Sciacca. Then prepare your luggage and go to the resort to appreciate its beauty that is surrounded by a 230-hectare park between orange and olive groves and exhibits almost two kilometers of private coastline. Among other things the two airports of Palermo and Trapani is 80 minutes away.
Here are very serious with the little ones and it is demonstrated by the new Kids Club, Verdùland. Anyone can take part in exclusive programs: babies, children or teenagers. Learn to cook, create and play thanks to a specialized and multilingual team that gives new meaning to the concept of entertainment for the happiness of the parents. The little ones are welcomed by the mascotte Verdú, master of an exceptional home, in a club that includes an area dedicated to RBabies (infants aged 0 to 3 years) and the RKids (children 4 to 12 years). Verdú proposes four entertainment programs for RKids: an educational (EduFun R Forte), a creative (Arts R Forte), a sportsman (Sports R Forte) and one culinary (Chefs R Forte).
What about EduFun R Forte and his journey in the history and mythology of Sicily, in the garden, in astrology through the study of languages? With the proposed activities within Arts R Forte future artists have the opportunity to express creativity through ceramics, the art of recycling or singing. Chefs R Forte is naturally designed for aspiring chefs and Sports R Forte starts moving small athletes with morning stretching, a gym corner and football academies, golf, tennis and swimming.
And for RTeens? Obvious: there is a separate area from the Kids Club where children meet and organize together the day including sports, music, games and entertainment. Moreover, there are beach volleyball courts, a gymnasium, the courses of Team Water Sports, bootcamp and evening appointments. Enough, right?
Can a 5-star family resort able to combine luxury and local tradition, modern architecture and attention to the environment? The answer is definitely yes if the Verdura Resort. The square lines that characterize the resort recalls the typical Sicilian houses and luxurious spaces, smart design, comfort and privacy characterize the 203 rooms, all with sea views. And then they proudly displayed the solar panels to produce hot water and photovoltaic electricity.
Indoor and outdoor pools, the onsite spa and wellness that has 11 treatment rooms also for couples treatments. Services include hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. The range of therapeutic treatments offer provided is very large, including aromatherapy, reflexology and thalassotherapy, as well as turkish bath and hammam.
In this context, the kitchen could only be up with the proposal of a triumph of flavors in all four restaurants, intelligently enriched over time thanks to the many influences. A lesson with the Verdura’s chefs allows you to discover the secrets of the most authentic Sicilian recipes. Detail is not insignificant, vegetables, oranges, lemons, herbs and almonds originate from the organic garden of the Resort. But there is also the typical Sicilian “trattoria” with a lot of pizza from simple, rustic style with views of the sea from a cliff.
The rooms at this five-star luxury family resort in Sicily are 203 therefore distributed in five options. There are Deluxe and Superior Deluxe, designed in a fresh and contemporary style by the Sicilian accents, with a private terrace or balcony facing the sea, but also with king-size beds and spacious bathrooms. There are Junior and Classic Suites, featuring large living areas and private balconies or terraces with sea views. Then there are the Grand Suite, with private entrance, large separate living rooms, kitchenette and spacious bedroom inside and a small courtyard with sitting area, double terrace with sea view and chairs, a hammock and dining table outside . Then there are the Ambassador Suite near the beach with large living room with dining room, kitchenette and guest cloakroom, in addition to a private courtyard and furnished. Finally there is the Presidential Suite. Just two concepts to synthesize it: maximum privacy and spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea.
By the way, why this name? Simple, it came from to the illustrious family Verdura that once owned the land on which the Hotel is located today. The last Duke of Verdura was a cousin of the writer Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa. His masterpiece, il “Gattopardo”, is found in every hotel room.
- - 4 restaurants
- - Granita Bar, Tower Bar, Spa Bar, Pool Bar, Oasis Bar
- - Indoor and outdoor pools
- - Fitness center
- - Whirlpool, turkish bath and sauna
- - Golf course on site
- - Tennis Courts
- - Fully equipped Spa and Wellness center
- - Pilates and yoga classes
- - Nearby bicycle rentals
- - Nearby mountain biking
- - Nearby windsurfing
- - Limousine or town Car service
- - Hairdresser
- - Children's pool
- - Dedicated programs for infants (0-3 years)
- - Dedicated programs for children (4-12 years)
- - Dedicated programs for teenagers (13-16 years)
- - Teen's Club (13-18 years)
- - Juventus soccer summer training (5-16 years)
- - Cooking classes, painting, creative workshops