Villa Giardini del Principe

by Anthony Lopez-Vito
Sicily Italy

Villa Giardini del Principe is surrounded by magnificent palm-filled, award-winning botanical gardens and enjoys direct sea-views, a rare find in Sicily.

  • 10 bedrooms
  • 10 bathrooms
  • 22 guests

Best for: Families, group of friends, weddings, corporate, yoga, retreats

From: € 3,000/week


  • Pool
  • Spa or Gym Facilities
  • Alarm
  • Linen
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Ironing
  • Hairdryer
  • Baby equipment

The Property

Villa Giardini del Principe is surrounded by magnificent palm-filled, award-winning botanical gardens and enjoys direct sea-views, a rare find in Sicily.


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Blending elegantly modern and traditional style, Villa Giardini del Principe includes a Main House, three charming independent cottages looking out onto an impeccably maintained botanic garden bursting with lush palm trees, bushes and giant pines.

Suited for large groups and families with children and infants.

The structure is offered on an exclusive basis and includes four luxury accommodations, for a total capacity of 22 guests.

MAIN HOUSE (sleeps 10):
The main house is on two floors and with its 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms accommodates up to 10 guests. Located in a raised and central position within Villa Giardini del Principe, at 50 meters from the sea, the main house dominates the botanic garden, the loquat garden and the gulf.
The entrance hall leads to an elegant dining room with a piano and direct access to a large terrace overlooking the sea. Next to the dining room is the living room with a working fireplace, comfortable sofas and Full HD, 3D Smart TV. On the same floor a bathroom with sea view.
On the ground floor, a panoramic fully equipped kitchen overlooking the garden and the pools. An external covered terrace is equipped with a large barbecue and is ideal for dining outside under the relaxing sound of the waterfalls.
The sleeping quarters upstairs consists of 5 bedrooms all with sea-view private balcony (4 ensuite double bedrooms and a twin included in one of the suites). 5 bathrooms of which 1 en-suite and 1 next to the living room) Also a second dining room an kitchenette leading to an outdoor terrace.

COTTAGE ONE (sleeps 4):
independent cottage of 60 m2 which sleeps 4, located in a central position within Villa Giardini del Principe, a few meters away from the pools complex.
The access is from a charming and secluded private garden and patio with an external dining table under the shade of a bay tree. At the entrance there is a dining room with a fully equipped kitchenette. On the same floor a living room with sofas and TV, a twin bedroom overlooking the garden, ensuite toilet with shower and a storage room. The shower cabin is equipped with hydro-massage, music and light effects.
Through a beautifully designed staircase, the living rooms leads to the first floor where there is a bright master bedroom with sea-view and ensuite bathroom also overlooking the sea and the garden.

COTTAGE TWO (sleeps 6):
Independent cottage of 70 m2 that sleeps 4-6, enclosed in the loquat garden at 30 mt from the pool complex. It includes a wide private garden, a sitting room, kitchen, double bedroom with ensuite bathroom, bedroom with bunk beds, second bathroom.
The access is from a private and secluded garden and patio, shaded by a Jacaranda tree, a pond with water plants in a background of natural rocks with underwood plants. Wide terracotta seats in the shade create a relaxing area. External dining table for 6.
The entrance is on large living room with windows on the garden, corner sofa bed, dining table for 4-6 and TV. The living room leads to a fully equipped kitchen with access to the garden.
The double bedroom overlooking the loquat garden has an ensuite bathroom with a special shower cabin with hydro-massage, music and lights.
Second bedroom with two bunk beds, wardrobe and window on the loquat garden and second bathroom with the same view. In the hall a large wardrobe with mirror doors.

COTTAGE THREE (sleeps 2):
Independent and secluded cottage for two on a raised uphill location within the garden and orchard of the villa offering a panoramic view on the sea bay.
This cottage is ideal for couples looking for the privacy of their own accommodation while being immersed in a beautiful garden.
The cottage has its own private spacious covered terrace, with sea views and dining table. The entrance leads into the main studio-style bedroom, which has a double bed and dining table. There is an en suite bathroom and a kitchen which looks out over the terrace.

Facilities and Services

Large furnished gazebo (180 m2), Piano, Tennis table, Kids playground, Private parking, Rowing boat with engine, 8mt fast RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) with skipper

Pool and Spa

From the main pool (20x8m), a waterfall feeds a large heated Jacuzzi pool that can seat 12 people. From the Jacuzzi pool, a second waterfall feeds a children heated pool (6x3m). Water is kept constantly crystal clear by a computerized filtering system.
Heated outdoor large Jacuzzi that can seat 12 people.
Children toys for the main pool.

Special Touches

- Three swimming pools: a main pool 20x8m, a large heated jacuzzi and a heated kids pool.
- Large fish pond.
- Fascinating night lightening.
- Private food service for large groups.
- Private RIB boat with skipper and rowing boat - 150m away

Good to Know

Celebrating an anniversary, birthday or wedding? Villa Giardini del Principe offers the space, privacy, beauty and cook service to make your special celebration perfect. We can seat comfortably in our gazebo up to 170 guests.




The villa is located in Sicily on the coast between Palermo and Cefalù, at 50 mt from the sea and conveniently located at 2 km from the highway access.
How to get there
Villa Giardini del Principe is located in Sicily on the coast between Palermo and Cefalù, at 50 mt from the sea and set in a picturesque coastal town with a good selection of fine bars and restaurants.

The villa is surrounded by magnificent palm-filled gardens, has a shady gazebo and a beautiful covered outdoor kitchen overlooking the pools.
There are three separate pools, each on different levels, and direct beach access from the property.

The villa is close to the former buildings of the tuna fisheries that date back to the 16th century and to a little touristic port. The main house is enclosed by an ancient loquat garden known as "Big garden of Principi Lanza".

The Lanza family, which dates back to the 13th century, has been one of the most important and ancient aristocratic families of Sicily. Their suggestive Castle built in the 10th century on sea rocks, is at only 200 mt of distance from the villa.

The Castle has been elected as as preferred residence by Prince Raimondo Lanza and has seen illustrious guests, like Susanna Agnelli, the writer Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, the shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, to name a few.

Nearest pebble beach - 200m
Nearest sandy beach – 5 min by car
Touristic port - 3.6km
Train station - 0.7km
Palermo - 33 km
Cefalù - 41km

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Non-exclusive use of the villas is also possible. Please enquire within.

Refundable security deposit: from €1500 to €2000.

Electricity: min of 1600-1850KwH included in the price.

Daily maid service is compulsory and will be charged separately between €650 and €1100 a week depending on occupancy.
Change-over days: Saturday to Saturday (unless otherwise agreed)

Min 7 nights stay.


A non-refundable deposit is required in order to secure a booking. The balance, together with any security deposit, will be requested 60 days prior to your check-in.

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