Verdura Resort, a Rocco Forte Hotel

Sciacca, Sicily

A centre of wellbeing, escapism and indulgence set against backdrop of charming Sicilian villages, ancient Greek and Roman sites and the beautiful, blue Mediterranean Sea.

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Property Overview

Welcome to Verdura Resort, 230 hectares of sun-kissed Mediterranean coastline, countryside, spa and golf. Guests will be put at immediate ease by the prominence of olive trees, orange groves and white-sand beaches alongside tennis courts, water sports, championship golf and kids’ clubs. For even deeper relaxation, take advantage of the property's infinity pools, thalassotherapy and the flagship Rocco Forte Spa. In terms of culinary programming, guests can enjoy fine dining or healthy eating with organic ingredients, grown on the land, paired with world-famous local wine.


SmartFlyer Exclusives

  • Daily Breakfast
  • Hotel credit of €85 for rooms & Junior Suites per stay
  • Hotel credit of €170 on suite bookings (based on minimum 2 nights stay)
  • Destination and seasonal specific welcome amenity
  • Personalized welcome note from the General Manager
  • Highest priority upgrades upon arrival (subject to availability)
  • Highest priority Early Check-In/Late Check-out (subject to availability)
  • 20% off spa services
  • Guaranteed No Walk Policy
  • Complimentary high speed WIFI access for the duration of stay


Agent Tips

  • Superior Deluxe Sea Front Room marry the earthen tones of the Sicilian countryside with the glimmering splendour of the Mediterranean, as seen from the private terraces.
  • Take some time to enjoy the endless spa experiences and learn how to play golf on one of the beautiful golf courses.
Rooms + Suites

An oasis of wellbeing.

Designed by Olga Polizzi and architect Flavio Albanese, Verdura Resort’s 168 rooms, twenty-nine suites and six villas in Sicily blend traditional accents and colors inspired by the landscape with modern comforts and undeniable luxury. Generous in size and spirit, all of the luxury rooms and suites showcase spectacular Mediterranean views.

Verdura Resort's elegant three-bedroom Pool suite celebrates Sicilian style, showcasing handmade local ceramics and lovingly weaving the shades of the iconic local maiolica tile throughout the decor. Flooded with natural light, the suite elegantly blends inside and out, with three stunning wooden terraces flowing out from the expansive inner spaces. Share a leisurely afternoon together, swimming in the turquoise waters of your private pool, swinging in the hammock or simply relaxing in one of the many loungers. As the day fades, gather under the stars for dinner and drinks, or relax in the generous indoor sitting room, enjoying aperitivo from the kitchenette.
Pool + Gym

Meander through the resort’s olive, orange, and lemon trees.

The 20-meter indoor pool is perfect for swimming laps with an infinity edge overlooking the golf courses outside and can be used at guests' leisure. Outdoors, there is a 60-meter infinity pool offering beautiful views over the sea. Finally, the four Thalassotherapy pools provide a full relaxation experience.

For those who want to squeeze in a workout, the gym is equipped with the latest gym gadgets, free weights, and Technogym weight machines, along with a full range of Technogym cardio equipment with an outdoor terrace. Some fitness classes take place outdoors, such as bootcamp plus sunset and sunrise BENFIT (yoga and Pilates). The jogging, trekking and cycling trails meander through the resort’s olive, orange, and lemon trees. There are also six clay tennis courts and experienced tennis coaches, an array of golf facilities and a PGA Golf Academy, as well as a Water Sports Club overseen by a qualified team of instructors.

Relax in the infrared or Finnish saunas.

Housed in elegant pavilions around a striking open-air courtyard, Verdura Spa is an oasis of serenity. Enhance your wellbeing with a restorative treatment or a dip in our Thalassotherapy pools. Relax in the infrared or Finnish saunas.

Physical, emotional and spiritual health are all addressed in luxurious settings where innovative Irene Forte Skincare products, and advanced technologies, are used by expert practitioners to restore your body and soul. Irene Forte’s approach is distinguished by her high ethical standards. In recognition of those standards, Irene Forte Skincare has already achieved B Corp status and has been awarded the Butterfly Mark by Positive Luxury for sustainable excellence.

Settle in for a night of sublimely fresh seafood.

At Verdura Resort guest can choose between the fantastic restaurants. Walk across the sand and step inside Amare listening as the waves lap against the shore, and settle in for a night of sublimely fresh seafood on the beachfront. Peruse the menu, with its fresh salads and sensational pasta dishes, and watch the sky light up with colour as the sun sets over the Mediterranean.

At Liolà, the colourful dining room celebrates and showcases local artisanal crafts, and an outdoor terrace that looks out over the Sicilian coastline. The menu reveals all manner of traditional trattoria-style dishes, from caponata made with locally-grown ingredients to crispy, yielding arancini and wood-fired pizza with tomatoes, breadcrumbs, pecorino cheese, salami and basil.

Finally at Zagara, named for the fragrant orange blossom that scents the estate, the menu revels in the flavours and ingredients of the Mediterranean, from the local catch of the day, served with homegrown braised fennel and citrus, to "Spaghettoni" with shrimp from Sciacca, zucchini leaves, and lemon. With a glamorous dining room and an atmospheric outdoor terrace that offers views out towards the sea, Zagara combines elegant design and the natural beauty of Verdura to stunning effect.
  • Bar
    Warm and inviting, Granita Bar is open throughout the day for tapas-style Mediterranean dishes and regional specialties, alongside a range of expertly-mixed cocktails that are unique to Verdura. At Torre Bar, located on the clifftop, close to the golf course and its clubhouse, guests will find a beautiful setting to refresh and refuel after an afternoon on the fairways. Cool off with a glass of Sicilian beer or a bracing Italian spirit while looking out over the sea, enjoy a delicious daily buffet lunch, or peruse the lunch menu for fresh pasta dishes like the mouth-watering homemade ragu, or pizzas topped with Sicilian ingredients like tomatoes, anchovies, oregano and basil.

    Finally, at the Pool Bar is ideally placed for refreshing drinks and delicious food. Offering a tantalising selection of classic comforts during the day—from juicy beef burgers to restorative salads, hearty sandwiches and scoops of fresh, creamy gelato—and a mouth-watering menu of grilled meats at Fulvio Pierangelini’s Focu dinners (as well as live music and dancing by the pool). The Pool Bar offers a relaxed alternative to Verdura’s other dining destinations.
  • Who's it for?
    Verdura Resort is an oasis for families and guest that wish to have a full-time relaxation holiday.
  • Location
    Surrounded by countryside on a 230-hectare beachfront estate, this refined resort is 15 km from the Enchanted Castle outdoor sculpture museum and 12 km from the Anguilla necropolis.

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