Verdura Resort

Sciacca (Sicily), Italy

Accommodation

203

Dipping its toes into the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean, and surrounded by indigenous lemon and orange groves, Verdura Golf & Spa Resort brings together luxurious and stylish accommodation, world-class golf and spa facilities, friendly children's clubs, and elegant restaurants and bars, each with a different ambience. Above all, it benefits from huge, wide-open spaces in which to move, breathe, relax and enjoy the outstanding service.

Furnished in a fresh contemporary style that reflects the essence of Sicily, the guest rooms at Verdura Golf & Spa Resort provide an elegant and relaxing personal space. There are 203 in total, each with its own uninterrupted view across the sparkling Mediterranean Sea from a private terrace.

Set across 230 hectares of olive groves and countryside, the rooms are in two distinct types of building, Courtyard and Landscape, which are woven subtly into the landscape and offer a real sense of privacy and space. Natural materials such as stone, sand, wood and cane echo the traditional architecture of Sicily, and rooms make imaginative use of both outdoor and indoor space.

Created by Olga Polizzi, The Rocco Forte Hotel’s Director of Design, the interiors are beautifully appointed and encapsulate The Art of Simple Luxury. She has used a rich palette of earth tones and bright printed fabrics to reflect the character of Sicily, with a design motif inspired by a classic Sicilian tile. Bedrooms feature four-poster wooden beds, polished concrete floors and artful Italian lighting, and are decorated with locally fired earthenware. The bathrooms are naturally lit with stone vanity tops, and some have outside courtyards with lemon trees.