SUB IN SICILY
In Sicily, it is possible to practice diving from April to October: The temperature in April is about 18 ° C and about 26 ° C in September.
The main places where you will find diving schools are: Palermo, Ustica island, Linosa island, Terrasini (35 km east of Palermo) Scopello (on the northwestern coast between Trapani and Palermo)
With hundreds of miles of coastline, Sicily offers splendid sea views which have attracted thousands of tourists in search of a Mediterranean paradise. Its waters are not to be outdone, its rocky and sandy beaches, its volcanic and limestone caves, walls, wrecks and archaeological evidence, its colorful fauna, not to exclude mild temperatures and crystal clear. In short, Sicily has nothing to envy to many other diving destinations in the world.
Useful addresses for scuba diving in the vicinity of the villas:
Tonnara Diving Center, in the Tonnara of Bonagia -Trapani, offers initiation, lessons, scuba diving, rental equipment and boat trips. tel. +39 333 4807414/+39 0923 431 522.
Atlantis Diving school in Castellammare del Golfo tel. +39 0924 541289:
Divepro Diving Center, in Vallo Mazara proposes initiation, lessons, diving, equipment rental tel. +39 328 6121453/+39 392 9863200
Cetaria diving center, diving school in Scopello offers initiation, lessons, scuba diving, boat trips and equipment rental tel. +39 0924 541177
Nautisub diving center, diving school in San Vito lo Capo. tel. +39 348 2940610/+39 3288180748
KITE AND WINDSURFING IN SICILY
Kite surfing has become widespread in Sicily during the last years and especially along the north and west coast of the island, thanks to the constant winds that blow.
Useful addresses to practice kitesurfing and windsurfing in the vicinity of the villas:
Sicily Kite School in Marsala, Kitesurfing lessons tel. +39 0923 1941513/+39 339 1566623.
The Ways Of The Wind in Marsala, Kitesurfing lessons. tel. +39 329 4474888.
BKT kiteschool in Balestrate, Lido le Grotte, offers lessons of Kitesurfing and windsurfing. Tel +39 349 2940610 and +39 328 8315908/+39 328 8474547.
KiteZone in Mondello (Palermo) Kitesurfing and windsurfing. Tel +39 338 7256095
GOLF IN SICILY
In Sicily, you can play golf in wonderful places enjoying a wonderful climate. There are four golf courses, two of which in the West: “Le Madonie Golf Club” on the east of Palermo and “Verdura Resort” on the southwest coast.
“Le Madonie Golf Club” is situated near Cefalu on the north coast of Sicily, about 60 km inland from Palermo. “Le Madonie” is a golf course of high quality which extends through olive and lemon groves and offers a challenge to golfers of all abilities. It offers fantastic views of the Mediterranean Sea and the Aeolian Islands from almost every hole.
The “Verdura Resort” is situated on the southwest coast of the island near Sciacca. It features two championship 18 holes and 9 holes courses. Designed by the famous Californian architect Kyle Phillips, it is one of the most exclusive destination in Europe
SKIING IN SICILY
In Sicily, you can ski on Mount Etna but also on the Madonie mounts, a little more than an hour’s drive from Palermo. The slopes of Piano Battaglia extend from 1570 meters to 1870 meters and are suitable for all levels with a ski school slope , one blue slope, one red slope and one black slope.