Sicily Golf Holidays

Verdura in Sicily is one of the most-talked about resorts in Europe. Difficult to get to but well worth the trouble.  Created by Rocco Forte, the standards are exceptional and that goes for the two golf courses – both designed by Kyle Phillips, they’re as fun to play as the best links in the UK and the weather is a lot better too! 

Sicily Golf Breaks

Make time to visit Mount Etna and the multi-historic cities of Syracuse and Palermo. Depending on the time of year, Sicily Golf Breaks are fabulous for two or a brilliant family break. 

Sicily has been famous since the 1950’s and infamous for millennia.  Empire after empire fought for its strategic location and natural assets and their legacies are still here to admire – ancient hillside monuments and hidden villages, Mount Etna, the historic towns of Syrcusa and Taormina…

Today Sicily offers world-famous cuisine, lively nightlife and an increasingly impressive amount of fabulous golf resorts.

With year-round weather and a history-old “magic”, Sicily is a resort to consider for those with a decent budget looking for a golf holiday with a real difference and first-class quality.Places to go to in Catania Restaurants Catania is renowned throughout Sicily for its food and Trattoria da Antonio is a family-run eatery specialising in local dishes. Ambasciata del Mare – popular with locals, this is seafood at its simplest and best Drinks Chakra Lounge – within a Baroque building, Chakra offers a chilled setting with child music Visit Drive one hour to Taormina to view Mount Etna and incredible panoramas and monuments


Golf Accommodation and Hotels

  • Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa5 star 

    Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa

    Donnafugata Resort is set in a rural location about five miles inland in a charming and rural part of Sicily. It lies between the town of Ragusa and the seaside town of Marina de Ragusa and an hour and a half from Catania Airport. The hotel has friendly staff and the overall ambience of the …

  • Etna Golf Resort4 star 

    Etna Golf Resort

    The Hotel Etna Golf Resort & SPA is located on the Northeast side of Etna, Southwest of Taormina, between Parco dell'Etna, Parco dei Nebrodi and the Parco Fluviale dell'Alcantara parks. Built according to the standards of the local culture, the Hotel Etna Golf Resort & SPA features 98 rooms, a …

  • Verdura Golf & Spa Resort5 star 

    Verdura Golf & Spa Resort

    Verdura Golf & Spa Resort is Europe's most exciting resort, located on the south coast of Sicily near the seaside town of Sciacca. Wining several prestigious awards since its opening in 2010, the luxury resort offers discreet exclusivity that few places can match. The resort is set over 230 …

  • La Dimora Di Piazza Carmine3 star 

    La Dimora Di Piazza Carmine

     Behind the ornate 19th-Century exterior are 9 bedrooms and Suites and a very warm welcome.  La Dimora is perfect for playing a few rounds at the two excellent Donnafugata courses and enjoying the many historic sights and gourmet treats in the beautiful old town of Ragusa.


Golf Courses

  • Donnafugata - Northern Parkland golf course

    Donnafugata - Northern Parkland

    The 18-hole Gary Player Signature Design is completely different from the "Links" designed by Piras. It winds through olive groves and carob trees typical of the Ragusa countryside that can be seen all around the plateau up to the slopes of Ragusa. The holes are very dilute in the course …

  • Donnafugata - Southern Links golf course

    Donnafugata - Southern Links

    The 18-hole course designed by Franco Piras runs up and down two large valleys, each one with a lake for a challenging game every time . The course is inserted as a link between two nature reserves, the sea and horizon and the island of Malta. The fairways, carved in re-naturalized areas, bring out …

  • Verdura Golf & Spa Resort golf course

    Verdura Golf & Spa Resort

    If the warm climate of Sicily makes the island an excellent all-year-round destination for golf, the courses at Verdura Golf & Spa Resort make it a truly world-class one. A game of golf here is an experience you will never forget, with beautiful blue skies overhead and epic sea and landscapes …

  • The Picciolo golf course

    The Picciolo

    The Picciolo Golf Club, the first 18-hole golf course in Sicily, is set in a natural amphitheatre on the northern slope of the mountain, inside Etna Park, between the municipalities of Randazzo, Linguaglossa and Castiglione di Sicilia. The holes, set in the dark lava rock left by the eruption of 196 …