Eremo della Giubiliana is a converted 14th century fortress and monastery situated in the Iblean highlands of south east Sicily. Now a boutique style hotel, with rustic-chic guest rooms and suites, guests can savour Sicilian cuisine in the historic surroundings, relax by the pool and savour the far reaching countryside views all the way to the sea, with glimpses of Malta in the distance.
Hotel Villa Sonia is a delightful family run hotel situated in the medieval village of Castelmola, perched high on the hillside above Taormina in the north east of Sicily, enjoying dramatic views of the coastline and Mount Etna beyond.
Mandranova Resort is a delightful family run, small countryside hotel situated 6km from Palma di Montechiaro and 4km from the coast in rural southern Sicily. It is a wonderful secret hideaway with rustic-chic farmhouse rooms and a villa, surrounded by olive and palm trees with a charming pool, home cooking with local wines and there are cookery lessons and olive oil production tours available.
Monaci delle Terre Nere is a 62 acre estate with an amazing rustic-chic country house hotel dating back to 1800, situated between the Ionian Sea and Mount Etna in the east of Sicily. It has breath taking views of the mountain and coast, an organic restaurant and pool surrounded by olive groves, citrus trees and vineyards.
Palazzo Brunaccini Boutique Hotel is a small 4 star hotel situated in the historic centre of Palermo, Sicily’s capital city on the north coast of the island. This 18th century mansion, originally owned by Princess Lucrezia Brunaccini, has been carefully restored to create a boutique hotel surrounded by historic sites and Baroque architecture.
Nestled in the hills between Castelbuono and Cefalu in the north of Sicily, Relais Santa Anastasia has been created into a hotel from an old 12th century monastery with traditional Sicilian guest rooms, a lovely pool, excellent restaurant, organic winery and breathtaking views over olive groves and vineyards to the sea.
Originally a 16th century fortified grain tower, Relais Torre Marabino has been recreated into a small and chic hotel with just 7 charming guest rooms and suites, surrounded by pristine lawns, olive trees, vines and palm trees with a pool and organic restaurant. It is just 7km from the Baroque town of Ispica and 5km from the beaches along the south east coast of Sicily.
Situated on the Aeolian Island of Salina off the north coast of Sicily, Hotel Signum is a charming boutique hotel offering a relaxed atmosphere, rustic yet stylish guest rooms, Sicilian restaurant and pool all enjoying panoramic sea views to the islands of Stromboli and Panarea.
Originally designed in 1908 by architect Robert Charles Ashbee, this prestigious English villa has now been recreated as The Ashbee Hotel carefully preserving the original features. The hotel is elegant, spacious and sumptuously furnished in a beautiful park-like setting with wonderful sea views close to the centre of Taormina on the north east coast of Sicily.
Villa del Lauro has been recreated into a small boutique hotel from an old Baroque style mansion house in the historic town of Ragusa in south east Sicily. Situated among the picturesque streets close to the steps accessing Ragusa Ibla, this hotel boasts a garden with a pool so is an ideal base for relaxation whilst exploring this interesting area of south east Sicily.