UNLIMITED SICILIAN GOLF HIGHLIGHTS ENDLESS FUN OF VERDURA
Hailed as a golfing paradise, Sicily’s Verdura Resort is one of the most exciting recent additions to the European Tour schedule, and guests can enjoy unlimited golf under endless blue skies when booking a stay-and-play break this autumn.
Álvaro Quirós described the venue as “paradise” when he won the inaugural Rocco Forte Sicilian Open last year and Sweden’s Joakim Lagergren was equally generous in his praise after lifting the trophy – his maiden victory on the European Tour – in May.
European Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjørn was just as impressed, declaring; “What a beautiful place and what a place to play golf,” after staying at Verdura Resort and playing in the event the last two years.
And golfers can enjoy outstanding value when they visit over the coming months, with four-night unlimited golf breaks starting from €378 per person per night.
Verdura Resort’s world-class golf facilities include two outstanding 18-hole links-style championship courses – the East and West courses – and a par-three nine-hole course, all designed by world-renowned golf architect Kyle Phillips.
As well as golf, the ‘Unlimited Golf Package’ – which is based on two people sharing a Deluxe Room – features bed-and-breakfast accommodation and full use of the golf practice facilities including a double-ended driving range, while players can also hone their swings at the resort’s new state-of-the-art Indoor Performance Institute.
Nestling on the coast in 230 hectares of stunning landscape, and warmed by the Mediterranean sun and refreshed by the sea breeze, the resort – a Rocco Forte hotel – has won a host of top golfing accolades including being named by Golf Digest as a recipient of an ‘Editors’ Choice Award for Best International Resorts’ for the last three years.
Situated on Sicily’s southern coast between Agrigento and the fishing city of Sciacca, an 80-minute drive from Trapani and Palermo airports, Verdura Resort features 203 rooms and suites, all with a sea view, as well as six new villas which offer a perfect solution for family holidays, each with its own private swimming pool.
Away from the fairways, the resort features an array of other luxury sports and lifestyle facilities, while guests also have the opportunity to sample, on and off-site, a taste of the gastronomy, wine, history and culture that has made Sicily famous across the world.