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Hotels in Sicily

Like its northern big brother Sicily is famous for its food and wine and with good reason. With 11 Michelin-starred restaurants as well as quaint but wonderful osterias and trattorias around every corner, there is a restaurant in Sicily to suit every traveller.

Sicily restaurants and residents alike follow the seasons very closely and pick their produce accordingly. Not only does this mean that it is nearly impossible to find an out of season vegetable in the grocery store, but also restaurants in Sicily serve fresh farm-to-table ingredients that are both aromatic and tasty (and not just because that's a thing now). Think olive oil straight from the vine and salty sardine and Frutti di Mare plucked from the ocean, even small hole-in-the-wall spots offer exceptional food – sometimes the best places have no menus and no tablecloths.

Some local delicacies to sample in restaurants in Sicily include "arancini," fried balls of creamy risotto stuffed with meat and cheese, cannolis, which were first made in Palermo, and Pistacchio di Bronte, the "green gold," a favorite ingredient in everything from gelato to savory pesto.

  • Aranjaya

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    A rustic farmhouse with eight antiques-filled rooms, set in an orange grove on the fertile Catania Plain, facing Mount Etna. Everything from the ol... More
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    Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    19th-century residence inherited from Sicilian nobility—the first hotel to be built in Taormina—overlooking Mount Etna. The 70 Baroque rooms were r... More
  • Caol Ishka Hotel

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Caol Ishka, gaelic for "Sound of water," sits on the bucolic Anapo River just outside the Sicilian town of Ortigia. The young owners, Emanuela Mari... More
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    Casa Talía

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Seen from the garden of Casa Talia, the village of Modica looks dreamlike, with labyrinthine passageways swirling down the steep sides of a ravine.... More
  • Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    When the Marquis and Marchioness Paterno’ Castello di San Giuliano returned to their ancestral home in Sicily after years abroad, they renovated th... More
  • Donnafugata Golf Resort & SPA

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The sun-filled island of Sicily has both historic cache and an emerging arts-and-culture scene, and a stay at Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa, in Rag... More
  • Grand Hotel et Des Palmes

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    For gravitas, it’s hard to beat the Grand Hotel et Des Palmes in the center of old town Palermo. Built in the 1850s, the hotel has seen sensational... More
  • Hotel Eremo della Giubiliana

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Located just south of Ragusa, surrounded by the carob forests of the Hyblaean Plateau, Hotel Eremo della Giubiliana is housed in a 12th-century for... More
  • Hotel Excelsior Palace

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Originally built as the Hotel de la Paix (Hotel of Peace) for Italy’s National Exhibition of 1891, this Art Nouveau landmark is one of Palermo’s ol... More
  • Hotel Imperiale, Taormina

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Taormina is one of Sicily’s most beautiful villages, set among seaside cliffs and filled with striking architecture, including the iconic third-cen... More
  • Kempinski Giardino di Costanza Grand Hotel & Spa

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Set among ancient vineyards, olive groves, and Greek amphitheaters, this Kempinski-run hotel is contrastly very modern in amenities. Built in 2005,... More
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    La Plage Resort

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    “The Beach” occupies the triangle of land between the coastal railroad tracks and the bathtub-size bay of Isola Bella, a taxi, bus, or cable-car ri... More
  • Locanda Don Serafino Hotel

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Antonio and Giuseppe La Rosa’s restaurant Locanda Don Serafino was so popular that the two brothers opened a small 10-room hotel in a nearby 19th-c... More
  • Mahara Hotel

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    The recently opened hotel has 77 rooms housed in an 18th-century walled fortress that faces the sea. More
  • Mandranova

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    In the hills of Sicily, 2_ miles from the sea, is the secluded 19th-century farmhouse Mandranova. It's a working farm, close to the towns of Agrige... More

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