SPORTS AT THE VERDURA RESORT
Year-round warm weather. Stunning natural surroundings. Almost two kilometres of private Mediterranean coastline. Verdura Resort is the perfect place to enjoy a favourite leisure activity, or learn a new one. At the resort, you’ll find world-class facilities and a wide range of leisure pursuits, for guests of all ages and abilities. Tee off on their championship golf courses or improve your game at the tennis and football academies. Cool off in the sea, snorkelling, windsurfing or sailing, or play volleyball on the pristine sands.
All year round Golf course
3 links golf courses + golf academy for youngsters
Home to the 2012 Sicilian Open Championship, Verdura is a world-class all-year-round golf destination. The 570-acre site, with almost two kilometres of private coastline, offers the perfect environment for the great game. Their three links-style golf courses, all designed by Kyle Phillips, use the natural, green contours of the landscape and are planted with indigenous trees and shrubs. Warmed by the Mediterranean sun and refreshed by the sea breeze, the courses are free from any buildings, offering uninterrupted views of the azure waters from the undulating greens. You’ll find the facilities world-class too. A double-ended driving range. Tuition from PGA-qualified professionals. An exceptional golf academy for budding young golfers.
Lessons, Practice or Tournaments
6 clay tennis courts
Take tips from the professionals at the Sunball Tennis Academy. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome to play on six clay courts, they offer individual and group lessons. The academy also hosts guest tournaments, special tennis camps and events with famous ex-professional players.
Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, Windsurfing and Sailing
From equipement hire to private lessons
Verdura Water Sports Club offers a wide range of equipment, activities and Courses to Verdura's guests, from Spring through to Autumn.The Water Sports Club on the beach will help you to choose from simple, fun, technical and even adrenalin-pumping activities, as well as to meet the qualified team. Experience this with your family, with friends or even on a course with a qualified instructor. Swimming lessons are provided in the beautiful infinity pool with one of the instructors.Lessons are available for all levels andabilities. You can also choose among a large range of sea excursions. Enjoy a journey in Verdura’s boat to Torre Salsa, Scala dei Turchi, Capo Bianco or even Sciacca. Go fishing, stop to snorkel or enjoy a sunset picnic.
Full size Football Pitch in serene surroundings
Either play a match or for youngsters join the football academy
With a full-size football pitch is set amidst a backdrop of mountains and orange orchards. The Verdura Resort holds a weekly friendly match between staff and guests, as well as games designed for younger players. The facilities are perfect for team training. The German national team trained here before the 2010 World Cup.
Activity for Teenagers
For the active but not so serious
Older children can play volleyball by the sea