Villatravellers Reveals Top Villas for the Multi-Generational Family Getaway

23rd June 2021…// Sicilian villa company, Villatravellers is pleased to share its bespoke collection of properties, chosen with the increasingly popular multigenerational family holiday in mind. With 68% of British adults eager to do something special after more than a year apart from extended members of the family, a luxurious getaway to a Sicilian villa is the perfect option. Keeping in mind the safety and health of its guests, Villatravellers has handpicked a selection of secluded properties and nearby, local activities that will keep every age entertained from child to grandparent.

Robert Sortino, Founder and Managing Director of Villatravellers, comments, “Villatravellers is proud to offer families an incredible selection of locations to reconnect after months apart. With multigenerational travel emerging as a popular trend for holidaymakers this year, we look forward to providing families staying in our properties with a secluded and safe villa holiday, along with new and unique experiences which they will remember and recount for years to come.”

Multigenerational Villas

Villatravellers’ collection of multigenerational villas has been carefully selected to ensure every member of the family has something to look forward to and enjoy on their long-awaited holiday. Whether visitors are hoping to explore nearby Sicilian towns or soak up the sun next to the pool or sea, every trip is guaranteed to be a memorable stay.

Seafront Serenity – Bellasia (Letojanni, East Sicily)

Chic and exclusive, this 7-bedroom villa and was rumoured to once be the destination of choice for classic Hollywood actresses. With the main house, guest house, and open-plan suite, everyone has room to spread out and unwind. Inside the modernised 1830s villa is a reading nook, multiple spacious sitting areas, and original features such as the villa’s wine press. For those more suited to alfresco living, there is direct access to the beach, a private pool with plenty of loungers for basking in the Italian sun, a jacuzzi, and an outdoor kitchen and dining area under the shade of a gazebo.

Bellasia features 7 bedrooms and sleeps 16 guests, available through Villatravellers from 4,786 EUR / £4,109 per week (www.villatravellers.com/0044 (0)20 3608 4505.) https://www.villatravellers.com/sicily/villas/bellasia

A Sicilian Country Escape – Le Dimore dell’Etna (Trecastagni, East Sicily)

Surrounded by vineyards, citrus groves, and olive trees, this picturesque estate made up of the main villa and five cottages is big enough for aunts, uncles, in-laws, and grandparents to come along without sacrificing any privacy. Guests can enjoy the diverse array of activities on-site such as some friendly competition on the private tennis court, a sweat-sesh at the fully outfitted gym, a refreshing dip in the saltwater pool, an outdoor sitting area for family meals and game nights, and a wine cellar for after the kids go to bed.

Le Dimore dell’Etna features 8 bedrooms and sleeps 19 guests, available through Villatravellers from 4,000 EUR / £3,440 per week (www.villatravellers.com/0044 (0)20 3608 4505.) https://www.villatravellers.com/sicily/villas/le-dimore-dell-etna

Al Fresco Retreat – Zahara (Brucoli, South Sicily)

Set on the Sicilian seafront, this 5-bedroom villa offers a lavish escape from the outside world. With unmatched outdoor living space, guests will find themselves spoiled for a choice of activity.  Whether the kids are looking to snorkel from the villa’s private jetty, the newly-wed couple is ready to attempt an outing in the tandem canoe, or the parents want to sip on a glass of wine while watching the sunset beyond nearby Mount Etna, there is something for every member of the family.

Zahara features 5 bedrooms and sleeps 10 guests, available through Villatravellers from 3,135 EUR / £2,696 per week (www.villatravellers.com/;  0044 (0)20 3608 4505.) https://www.villatravellers.com/sicily/villas/zahara

Multigenerational Experiences

Villatravellers’ expertly designed experiences are an incredible addition to any villa booking. Each villa has its own unique range of additional activities families can opt to enjoy. Whether families are thrill-seekers, outdoor lovers, or foodies, they are bound to find an offering perfectly suited to their desires.

Ride through History – Etna Jeep Tour (Available at Le Dimore dell’Etna)

For family members keen to add even more adventure to their holiday, a Jeep tour is on offer to guests of Le Dimore dell’Etna. An experienced driver will take passengers on a journey through storybook towns, ancient lava plains, extinct craters, and enchanted forests. Those who choose the full-day tour option, can indulge in traditional Sicilian food at the famous Alcantra Gorges, and enjoy a barefoot stroll through the canyon’s crystal-clear water.

The Etna Jeep Tour is available through Villatravellers from 670 EUR / £576 (www.villatravellers.com/ ;  0044 (0)20 3608 4505.)

A Budding Home Chef’s Dream – In-Villa Pasta Making Lesson (Available at Bellasia)

Ideally suited for families who have taken to home-cooking, guests are invited to take part in an in-villa pasta-making class led by local cuisine experts. With Italian food has become the most popular option for a shared meal at home, everyone can learn something from this delicious experience. Kids can proudly share their culinary creations made with fresh vegetables from the villa’s garden, and adults can add another memorable recipe to their family cookbook.

The In-Villa Pasta Making Lesson is available through Villatravellers from 384 EUR / £330 (www.villatravellers.com/;  0044 (0)20 3608 4505.)

Mermaid for a Day – East Coast Boat Trip (Available at Zahara)

Those lucky enough to enjoy the paradise of Zahara also have the opportunity to take a boat trip through the grottos and bays along the coast. With plenty of time to jump into the clear water for a swim or snorkel while searching for mermaids and pretending to be pirates, adults can take in the spectacular scenery of Isola Bella bay, Grotta Azzurra, and Capo Taormina while enjoying freshly prepared appetizers onboard.

The East Coast Boar Trip is available through Villatravellers from 760 EUR / £654 (www.villatravellers.com/;  0044 (0)20 3608 4505.) For more information on Villatravellers, please visit www.villatravellers.com/, email info@villatravellers.com or call 0044 (0)20 3608 4505. In light of Covid-19, Villatravellers is offering flexible cancellation policies to ensure guests book with confidence. More information available here.

About Villatravellers

Villatravellers is a villa company dedicated to providing exclusive holidays across all of Sicily, Italy. Founded over 15 years ago by Managing Director Roberto Sortino, the company was founded with three key intentions: to share the team’s love and passion for the destination and its culture, to offer high-quality villa accommodation and to provide outstanding customer service to Sicily’s visitors. The portfolio now includes over 70 meticulously selected properties that span across every part of the island and has welcomed over 1,000 satisfied customers. Alongside a dedicated concierge service and homes handpicked to suit each guest, Villatravellers strives to ensure visitors discover the legendary destination of Sicily through the eyes of a local and provides authentic cultural experiences and personalised itineraries.

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