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Highlights in Sicily

  • Picturesque villages
  • Crystal blue waters
  • Luxury for your senses
  • Stunning Sicilian nature
  • Etna volcano

Best Holiday Homes & Rentals in Sicily

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Scicli, Ragusa Province
Holiday Rental • 60 m² • 2 Bedrooms
(4 reviews)
Donnalucata is a comfortable villa divided into three independent apartments situated right on a beautiful sandy beach, only a few kilometres away from the baroque town of Scicli. The apartments, each sleeping four people, have direct access to the beach and private terrace with sea view. At the rear of the villa there is also a large terrace, shared among the guests, equipped with outdoor kitchen and bbq. The apartments Timone and Vela are on the ground floor and include a living area with kitchen, two bedrooms, one of which is walk through, and three bathrooms. On the first floor is the a...
from €129 / night
Malfa, Aeolian Islands
Holiday Home • 100 m² • 2 Bedrooms
This sunny estate is on the second largest of the Aeolian Islands, the volcanic island of Salina. Behind it stands the Dei Porri mountain, in front of it the two volcanic islands of Alicudi and Filicudi rise above the horizon. The house is surrounded by impressive flora and ocean scenery in a region famed for its culinary delights such as capers and Veltliner wines (including the dessert wine known as the “nectar of the gods”). The estate consists of two recently renovated adjacent complexes. The interior decoration, featuring exposed ceiling beams, wooden furniture from the region, local b...
from €210 / night
Santa Croce Camerina, Ragusa Province
Holiday Apartment • 35 m² • 2 People
This lovely, functional holiday home consists of six recently built apartments, which are conveniently located less than 300 metres from the sea. Each apartment features its own private terrace, where guests can dine and relax in utter privacy. The only shared area is the swimming pool which is for the property's guests only. The interiors are decorated with simple, basic and comfortable furniture.
from €26 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Holiday letting prices Sicily

€130for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
€153 annual average
Average price per week

Current holiday letting availability Sicily

55%for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
60% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Holiday homes and rentals in Sicily

Apartments and luxury houses in and around Sicily

Are you looking for a perfect holiday by the warm Mediterranean Sea? Then look no further than Sicily, a southern Italian island famous for its food and stunning coastline. For the most stylish and famous of all Sicily resorts, head for the luxurious resort of Taormina in the west, or for a more low-key beach holiday, the village San Vito on the east of the island is a picturesque village of white houses with a spectacular beach framed by mountains.

Holiday homes to suit all tastes

Sicily offers all kinds of accommodation, from beautiful luxury villas for large groups, to seaside apartments for couples. Most rental options are in coastal towns and villages, with a small number inland. The area from Catania to Taormina offers a wide range of villas, often with pools and gardens, and views overlooking the sea and the biggest mountain in the island, Mount Etna. The capital city Palermo offers some wonderful homes in traditional Sicilian Baroque buildings.

Holidays in Sicily

The area and getting around

Beach resorts for everyone

An island in the south of Italy, Sicily’s coastline stretches over 1,000 km, and is surrounded by the crystal blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Sicily’s golden sandy beaches, its charming little coves, and quaint yet bustling coastal homes resorts give the island a special holiday atmosphere. For Italian chic, the north and east of the island offers boutique shopping and fancy restaurants, with the south west of the island the destination of choice for those who want to relax in tranquil surroundings.

A paradise for the taste buds

The island is renowned for its wide range of culinary options. The cuisine in Sicily derives from a mixture of cultures, including Greek, Roman, and Arabic, which have inhabited its land since the ancient times, turning it into a hub of culinary innovation. Head to the west of the island to Hostaria San Pietro, an extremely popular restaurant in the seaside town of Trapani. The menu is handwritten on a sheet of paper and only contains food that is fresh that day from the markets and boats.

Travellers and activities

Sicily for honeymooners

If you are seeking the perfect destination for a romantic honeymoon, then look no further! Sicily is a dream destination for lovers and newlyweds, with stunning natural surroundings, countless restaurants with dazzling views and the unique romantic atmosphere of an Italian island. Take a sunset walk along one of Sicily’s many pristine beaches or explore the nooks and crannies of the architectural marvel of Sicily’s capital Palermo. In the evening spend a romantic evening at the opera at the Teatro Massimo. Whatever you chose to do, Sicily is a place to celebrate your love!

Sicily for families

Sicily is very much a family-friendly destination. The island offers child-friendly excursions, various theme and adventure parks and even an active volcano you can explore together. Why not go horse riding on the beach at sunset? Located on the east of the island, Sicily Horse Riding tours can give your entire family memories to cherish for years to come. At Monti Rossi Adventure Park, your children can discover their inner Tarzan as they climb, swing and zip-line to their heart’s content.

Sicily is the birthplace of Archimedes, a famous mathematician and father to Archimedes principles, which are taught in schools worldwide to present day!

Top 5 travel tips in Sicily

1.Explore Mount Etna on a donkey

Donkeys have a long history of living in Sicily. With the company Etna Donkey explore the highest volcano in Europe with these docile, strong, and faithful animals, which take you up the winding paths of Mount Etna.

2. Take a two wheeled tour around the island

Explore the stunning Sicilian nature by bike. You can peddle down narrow lanes, along olive groves and through quaint little villages, with bicycle rental shops located all over the island.

3. Learn about the island’s fauna

Bioparco Di Sicilia is not just an ordinary zoo. It promotes environmental and conservation awareness to its visitors and showcases over 50 species of animals for the zoo’s visitors to marvel at.

4. Cool off at EtnaLand waterpark

With Mount Etna in the background, this waterpark offers a variety of amusement rides and waterslides for families and adrenaline junkies alike. For a more relaxing atmosphere, you can simply float on a rafting river or swim in the largest wave pool in Europe.

5. Take in a puppet show

The traditional art of puppetry has been practiced here for generations and is passed down to Sicilian children. In the puppet theatre in Syracuse, you can enjoy some exquisitely dressed dolls as they perform their hilarious show.

FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals in Sicily

On average, what was the cost for holiday homes in Sicily in 2020, during coronavirus pandemic?

According to last year's data, the year which was marked by the coronavirus pandemic, Sicily is the most affordable region in Italy, with an average annual price of €98.22 per night.

What time of year offers, on average, the best holiday rental prices in Sicily?

According to our most recent historical data, the months that are the cheapest in Sicily are February, January, and March, with average prices of €100.69, €103.62 and €106.18, respectively.

When are holiday homes more expensive in Sicily?

It can be concluded, analysing the data for the year 2020, that the costs per night for accommodation is usually higher, on average, during the months of August (€165.25), July (€157.24), and June (€143.14).

Is Sicily a good location for a spontaneous getaway?

When visiting Sicily, it is not necessary to plan well in advance, as the percentage of rentals booked is only 37%.

What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?

In 2020, the months with more free accommodation in Sicily were May, April, and June with average availabilities of 74.4%, 71.5% and 69%, respectively.

When are there fewer rental options available in Sicily?

The months with the lowest properties available in Sicily are, in order, August, July and September, with respective average availability figures of 32.8%, 52.75%, and 63.25%, based on data collected in 2020.

Are there many holiday rentals in Sicily?

We have collected the holiday rentals and lettings from 63 different partners in Sicily, so we can provide you with around 37000 properties. You're going to have a hard time deciding which one to go with!

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