When it comes to Sicily there is no better way to conjure up the enduring spirit of this special island than with the words of Plato: “Sicilians build things like they will live forever”.
Nowhere does this better than the town of Butera, a quaint town of rose tinted toy-houses huddled together like close companions upon a towering cliff. The town’s jigsaw of flat gilded roof tops explode into a shield of flames each time the unrelenting sun strikes a dazzling arrow of light. The descending stone buildings form a white frame of the beyond Renaissance land, transforming the sloping hills and glimmering blue sea into an exquisite painting, reminiscent of Sicily’s favourite artist, Filippo Paladini. It’s easy to see why Sigmund Freud declared Sicily as “The loveliest region of Italy”.
Surrounded by golden sand dunes, the Sikania Resort & Spa is just 200 yards from its beach, 6.2 miles from Falconara. It features a wellness centre and 2 outdoor swimming pools.