Two Unforgettable Sea Adventures To Experience During Your Holiday In Sicily


Discover the best of Sicily in absolute comfort and privacy with the new exclusive yacht service

Verdura Resort, a Rocco Forte hotel in Sicily, is pleased to launch an exclusive yacht experience in partnership with Mikasa Luxury. Guests can discover the stunning Sicilian coast from the sea and experience the magic of the island in total privacy, comfort and a touch of glamour.

A private transfer will allow guests to easily reach the nearby port of Sciacca, where they will board an elegant 18-metre Aicon 56 Flybridge to start a journey filled with breathtaking landscapes and turquoise waters. Excursions include one day or half-day options and reach fabulous destinations such as Scala dei Turchi, a rocky cliff on the coast of Realmonte; Selinunte, an ancient Greek city on the south-western coast or the wonderful Egadi Islands, a group of five small mountainous islands in the Mediterranean Sea.

The private yacht experience can be booked through the resort concierge and includes: welcome drinks, a skipper. hostess service, round trip transfers to embarkation/disembarkation from/to Verdura, non-alcoholic drinks and fruit on board, beach towels and petrol.

Those looking to take it up a notch can bring one of the resort’s talented chefs on-board for a journey fit for the biggest foodies or a private spa therapist for extra pampering and an invigorating experience.

- Full day excursion to Favignana, Egadi Islands - € 7.950,00

In the Egadi Islands nature puts on a show of unequaled beauty, with immaculate beaches that harmonize with the tide.

Made up of three larger islands – Favignana, Levanzo and Marettimo – and a series of minuscule islands and giant rocks, this archipelago is part of the Egadi Marine Reserve.

Favignana is a must: enjoy a swim at Cala Azzurra and you’ll find that Azzurra is a just description of a cove lapped by perfectly-azure waters.

You will find the Grotta Perciata just as splendid – perciata, in local dialect, refers to the hole in the upper part of the grotto. The light that shines through illuminates the water inside so that it almost seems to glow.

Please be informed that from Verdura Resort to Egadi Islands it takes about 2 hours and a half boating, pick-up is normally at 8h30/9h00 am and you will be back by sunset time.

- Half day Excursion to Selinunte - € 4.200

Selinunte is one of the most impressive archaeological sites in the Mediterranean. After nearly being destroyed during an attack by the Carthaginians in 409BC. See the ruins of the archaeological park, erected by the Dorians in 500 b.C. and visible today from the sea.

Departing from Verdura at 9am by road transfer service to the port of Sciacca, leaving Sciacca by 9:30 am and boating towards Selinunte. Back to the port of Sciacca by 1:30 pm, back to Verdura by road transfer.

Please note that for both routes suggested the cost includes: Transfer to/from the port of Sciacca, Captain and Hostess, soft drinks, fuel. The cost does not include: food and moorings.

If you are interested in booking one of these luxury yacht adventures or a stay at Verdura Resort, please call us on +44 20 7148 1778 or send us an enquiry.  

For more information about Verdura Resort, a Rocco Forte hotel in Sicily, please visit here.

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