Villatravellers, a villa company dedicated to providing exclusive holidays across all of Sicily, Italy. Villatravellers was founded over 15 years ago by Managing Director Roberto Sortino and the portfolio now includes over 70 meticulously selected properties that span across every part of the island. Alongside a dedicated concierge service and homes handpicked to suit each guest, Villatravellers strives to ensure visitors discover the legendary destination of Sicily through the eyes of a local and provides authentic cultural experiences and personalised itineraries.
Multi-Generational Family Getaway – Villa Erakle (Eraclea Minoa, South Sicily)
This newly built modern villa is the ideal getaway for those looking to relax with all the family. Located near a secluded beach and offering plenty of alfresco dining, the property is set over three floors – all with comfortable sleek furnishings. In the main living area, there is a beautiful fireplace and large windows offering breath taking sea views. The outdoor area includes a beautiful terrace, hammock, outdoor shower and private pool.
The Height of Luxury – Perla Nera (Viagrande, East Sicily)
Exquisite and secluded, this 7-bedroom villa is the epitome of luxury and dates back to the 1500s. Ideal for entertaining, the aristocratic property features a grand garden and boasts an impressive collection of antique furniture. The barbecue area is surrounded by atmospheric plants, the garden hosts multiple stone statues and the pool is fringed with towering palm trees and built with black lava stone resulting in inky-blue waters. Tastefully designed down to the most delicate detail, the traditional Sicilian decor boasts painted wooden bed frames, magnificently carved dressers and ornamental tables. An atmosphere of historic elegance reigns throughout the property which features a reading room, entrance hall and dining room.
Romantic Couples Retreat – Villa Respiro (Letojanni, East Sicily)
Flowing romance, a large pool, and lots of luxurious space, this 5-bedroom private villa is full of natural light, space and is just a few minutes walk to the beach for a romantic stroll. Couples can enjoy alfresco dining on the two-seater table, offering panoramic views of the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean sea. The home features a pool area with sun loungers and the top terrace boasts a secluded Jacuzzi. Inside this sophisticated villa, style and minimalism prevail throughout. The main master bathroom boasts a large hydro-massage bath and large shower, perfect for relaxing after a day of soaking up the Mediterranean sun.
Villatravellers’ dedicated concierge service offers ‘in-villa’ and ‘outside-villa’ experiences, all arranged down to the finest detail. Experiences are designed to showcase the authentic side of Sicily and include cookery classes, street food tours, boat trips, jeep or quad tours and wine tastings. Highlights include the ‘Siracusa & Noto Tour’ in the south, which takes guests to Siracusa’s historic ruins, magical archaeology park, traditional Greek theatre, Piazza Duomo and Fountain of Arethusa. Foodies can also enjoy the Catania Street Food Tour and the more adventurous traveller can embark on the Mount Etna jeep experience to visit the island’s most iconic landmark.