The 12 Best Airbnbs in Sicily, Italy

February 7, 2021
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Sicily, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Sicily and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Teatro Greco Historic House

8 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $1800 per night, airbnb.com

Expansive spaces bathed in sunlight while surrounded by the Sicilian furnishings. Guests will love the immense spaces of 3 living rooms, exquisitely furnished with Italian sofas, couches, and bistro tables following different themes for each room. The luxuriously furnished bedrooms feature wooden floors, exposed timber ceilings, and intricate designs, a perfect fit for a family gathering.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Live in the dramatic shadow of Taormina's iconic 5th-century Greek theater at this private residence that was once a medieval palazzo. A porter will gather your belongings as you soak up the sun in a courtyard with Roman-style mosaics and an orange tree, and vintage rooms soar with high ceilings and terracotta floors. The charming village is at your doorstep, and Taormina Beach is just a 10-minute drive.”

Amenities

Dining area | TV | Chef's kitchen | Kitchen | Wifi | Air conditioning | Washer | Espresso machine | Heating | Iron | Ironing board | Terrace

#2 Villa Schiso

15 Guests | 6 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms

Book Now: $890 per night, airbnb.com

A sleek white exterior, curved walls and spacious interiors is a departure from the regular Sicilian archicture you'll find here. The interiors are blessed with airiness throughout with white staircases leading guests to the sumptuous 6 bedrooms. A home that can host up to 15 people make this luxury resort home the perfect spot for a wedding or family gathering.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“A vine-clad pergola above the lengthy alfresco dining set frames views of the Ionian Sea from this sleek villa near Taormina. Look past the rocks and cacti from the bistro set or pool, then retreat to white-walled interiors with terracotta floors. Oil paintings, arched windows, and massage room add a touch of decadence, and you're just half a mile from the sands of Beach Giardini Naxos.”

Amenities

Pool | Dining area | BBQ grill | TV | DVD player | Chef's kitchen | Kitchen | Wifi | Air conditioning | Parking | Heating | Washer

#3 Villa Calypso

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $1080 per night, airbnb.com

Set in a slightly raised position with magnificent panoramic views over the splendid Portopalo seascape, Calypso offers guests the comfort of a modern luxury villa and the warm atmosphere of the wonderful Mediterranean countryside and sandy beaches of this angle of Sicily. The large ceiling-to-floor windows add to the spaciousness. The external panoramic terraces and swimming pool make it an ideal spot for 6 guests on a couple's retreat.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Sit back in a sun lounger beneath the shade of a palm tree while you gaze upon sweeping views of the Portopalo seascape at this modern villa in Sicily. Craft the perfectly-decorated pie in the pizza oven while the kids splash around in the pool. Then, gather for dinner at the breezy alfresco set. In the morning, drive 10 minutes to stroll along the sands of the Menfi Beaches.”

Amenities

Charcoal barbeque | Outdoor kitchen | Sun loungers | Balcony | Dining area | TV | Wood-burning fireplace | Kitchen | DVD player | Indoor fireplace | Breakfast bar | Wifi

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#4 Villa Majoli

9 Guests | 5 Bedrooms | 5 Bathrooms

Book Now: $980 per night, airbnb.com

Character is an abundance at this expansive home, a beautiful fit for 9 guests in search for a Sicilian escapade. Guests will be quickly struck by the stone facades and detailing of Villa Majoli. Taste the warm embrace of Sicilian mornings from the covered outdoor seating area, or spend an afternoon in the library of books, furniished among artisan furniture and comfy sofas.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Upon arriving at this serene Sicilican villa, guests can instantly take in the panorama of the nearby Vendicari reserve. Restored to a fine balance of traditional design and modernity, it’s complete with a sunlit terrace, entrancing infinity pool, outdoor seating area and peaceful balconies. Close by is the charming city of Noto, guests can visit nearby beaches, wineries and splendid scenery.”

Amenities

Charcoal barbeque | Pergola | Outdoor kitchen | Sun loungers | Terrace | Smart TV | Coffee maker | Indoor fireplace | Wifi | Air conditioning | Heating | Washer

#5 Sea View Terrace To Admire The Taormina Skyline

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Book Now: $250 per night, airbnb.com

Take advantage of the riches of the Sicilian countryside in general, as you sip your wine while gazing out to mesmerizing view of the city, with the Mediterranean Sea framing the viewpoint. Freshen up in the tastefully tiled and cool bathrooms, once you worked up some sweat in the home's gym room. At nigth, savor the coolness of the sea breeze before ending your day in the cloud-soft pillows and beddings.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Head down to the beach via cable car, then freshen up in one of the jetted showers at this two-story retreat just 100 meters from lively Corso Umberto. While away balmy evenings on the terrace with some stargazing from the hot tub. Occupancy minimum 2 Guests maximum 6 Guests.”

Amenities

Private hot tub | Gym | Full kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“The place is great. Great location, great view, very spacious. All as advertised.” – Michael
“Everything was amazing here. Space, the amenities, the host and the location were all ideal for a splendid vacation” Thomas
“The place is beautifully located, close to all main attractions in Taormina. The terrace is large and well furnished, with superb views-slated floors; large windows.” – Stefan
“Wonderful property in great location. Alessandro was the best host we have encountered! Everything was great, especially the deck views and hot tub.” – Dave
“This place was fantastic for a girls trip to Sicily! The town was lovely… this flat was spacious, clean and had great outdoor space.” – Stacey

#6 La Bella Palermo Home Museum Art & Beauty In Palermo

8 Guests | 5 Bedrooms | 5 Bathrooms

Book Now: $1580 per night, airbnb.com

Beautiful isn't the only word you'll use to describe La Bella Palermo. Restored to a fine balance of traditional design and modernity,, this exquisite home has stunning Sicilian furnishings, rich artistic work, and exceptional comfort in every corner and every room. Five bedrooms each with its own ensuite bath plus two patios is a deserving space for a family reunion holiday for 8 guests.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Great place to Work and Live in a unique atmosphere. Best choice for small groups or big Families. Revel in the eclectic refinement of this spectacular home bursting with dozens of captivating artifacts, fine artworks, and antique furnishings. Ascend an ornate spiral staircase to browse a stately bookcase.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Full kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Pets allowed

Guest Reviews

“Francesco’s graciousness was above and beyond. The visit was more than memorable. There was so much courtesy shown and so many thoughtful touches extended.” – Joan
“Amazing hospitality (gives tips and recommendations, intros etc), great and historical place, center center (very close to everything). All in all a 11/10 experience!” – Johnny
“Francesco was exceptional! From the beginning communication was very easy. The place is spectacular, feels like staying in your own museum.” – Isabelle
“Francesco represents the true hospitality of Sicilian culture. He helped shape a memorable trip for me and my family. He was incredibly responsive before and during our stay.” – Joe
“Such perfect accommodation will be difficult to find. Our group visited Palermo and had the best experience. Careful consideration, quick response, and cleanliness are basic.” – 은진
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#7 Sprawling Coastal Views From A Radiant Home With A Pool

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $300 per night, airbnb.com

Take a walk around the sprawling garden and exterior spaces surrounding this lovely 3-bedroom home. It's a huge space that comes agate blue pool, making this listing an ideal spot for families with kids to jump, run, swim and hop to their hearts content. The interiors mirror the coastal blue of the sea, with soft blue sofas, and bedding, white walls and large windows to allow the sun and breeze in.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Prep dinner in a kitchen with sky-blue cabinetry and wood surfaces, then dine at a sleek table amid vibrant contemporary furnishings and colorful artwork. Enjoy a rejuvenating swim in the pool, then kick back for sweeping ocean views from the patio.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Pool | Full kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“Great spot, handy, supermarket nearby. Great for Etna, Taormina, Syracuse, if it is available , grab it!” – Ken
“The villa in Augusta was a relaxing oasis near the coast. The property itself was modern, sleek, well appointed with a clean, coastal decor. The finishings of the house itself were really well thought out and high quality including the doors and fixtures.” – Somdavone
“The location in Augusta is nicely quiet and private, and is well positioned for a drive to many nearby locations with some fantastic food and views (including 30 min to Syracuse).” – Zachary
“This house and property are amazing. Luciano is extremely responsive and helpful at every turn. His family is friendly and helpful as well.” – Bill
“Believe it or not, Luciano’s home is better than advertised. Spotless and large with three comfortable ensuite bedrooms, a large living room, large eating space and a nice island kitchen. The beautiful patio overlooks the pool, the Mediterranean and Mt.” – Dan

#8 Exclusive Stone Residence With Garden

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $260 per night, airbnb.com

Surrounded by fascinating stone architecture of churches and buildings that turn into a constellation of lights at night, this home for 6 promises a memorable stay. The outdoor terrace is a delightful space to spend time in to see the city change from dawn to dusk. The backyard is another suprising space to chill, eat and let your senses relax whether eating a barbeque at the outdoor dining or soaking in the stoned hot tub.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Surrounded by stone walls, Hortus is a charming Mediterranean residence dating back to the 1500s located in the heart of Modica. Target the Duomo of S. Giorgio from the terrace tasting wine from the cellar, relax in the heated tub after a massage under the pomegranate, read in the shade of citrus fruits, dine under the stars with our chef.”

Amenities

Pool | Private hot tub | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“Luca's place is STUNNING! It was a true breath of fresh air after a few days in Palermo, and a perfect stop on our honeymoon, that allowed us to relax and unwind after a busy 10 days of travel. Every corner of the home is well thought out and artfully designed by Luca himself.” – Kerri
“Loved our stay here! The apartment is spacious and well-decorated and the outdoor terrace is beautiful. Great location and an easy walk to everything we wanted to do in Modica.” – Patrick
“We had an amazing stay in Modica. Lucas’s house is an art piece itself. The house is functional and decorated with taste.” – Virginie
“Book this exceptional property – now!!! The home is an architectural delight, and the multi level outdoor garden space. All of the amenities were of the absolute highest quality: kitchen, light fixtures, beds, linens, pillows, bathrooms, towels.” – Sally
“The house is a jewel, a few yards away from San Giorgio, one of the most beautiful baroque churches in Sicily. It is very comfortable and magnificently designed.” – Pierre

#9 Loft In Baglio With A Well-Kept Garden

4 Guests | 0 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $80 per night, airbnb.com

With an authentic atmosphere of the Sicilian neighborhood permeating through the walls of this home, guests will love the blend of modernity and Sicilian elements in every room. The living room for instance features a steel stair railing embedded with old stonework staircase. Traditional artwork fills the walls and a stained glass window stands regal in the kitchen. This spacious studio is ideal for 4 guests.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Experience an exclusive experience in this loft where antique materials and furniture recall the context in which it is located: a fortified farm from the 1700s, with millstone and millstone, an ancient baglio with a typical courtyard structure recovered with philological restoration. The large garden is maintained by a garden designer. The large and deep pool is lined with lava stone. “

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Pool | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“The villa was unique and beautiful! Pool area was great, and even had a deep section. Shared spaces were well kept, and everything was almost perfect.” – İley
“Francesco and Maria greeted us on arrival and couldn’t have been nicer people. Francesco recommended a restaurant near the villa and it was fantastic.” – Anthony
“The history of this place in being on Mount Etna is awesome. The host and the staff are just wonderful and it’s awesome to be able and go pick your own fruit for breakfast” – Sean
“This place is amazing! Very short drive from Catania, and a very beautiful secret villa hidden in the city. Sasi was always there to help us with every request and the pool was amazing.” – Cam
“The villa was gorgeous and the pool so clean. Maria was so prompt on helping us with anything we needed. We loved it so much we extended an extra day.” – Breanna

#10 Mediterranean Apartment with Breathtaking Views

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $130 per night, airbnb.com

Close to the sea on one end, and just a few minutes from the ruins of Solunto, guests deisring a view to wake up to will find this hilltop villa surrounded by beautiful gardensticking all their boxes for a perfect holiday. Apart from the views, you also have a full kitchen, a full luxurious bathroom, and a pool and two spacious bedrooms.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Terracotta and vibrant colors intertwine to create an apartment with a modern Mediterranean style. Enjoy breakfast on the shaded patio overlooking the breathtaking Gulf of Cefalù and float in the pool surrounded by picturesque Sicilian nature.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Pool | Full kitchen | Washer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | 

Guest Reviews

“A breathtaking space. The pool is wonderful if you have kids. Loads to do, spacious to move and comfortable”- Christina
“Lovely quiet private apartment. Hosts couldn’t have been nicer. We arrived late and they had gone to store and had breakfast essentials ready for us.” – Moira
“Rita & Pino's home has the most beautiful view! We enjoyed many dinners on the deck, watching the sun set. The pool overlooks all of Cefalu and is sparkling clean.” – Hayley
“This is a hidden gem and the hosts were awesome. Our flights were delayed and so we had a bit of a challenge getting there on time. They responded by buying us breakfast for the next day and placing it into the fridge.” – Leonard
“Agostino’s place could not have been better. Great accommodations for two couples, spectacular sea views and wonderful hosts!” – Bill

#11 Apartment With Alcove In Baglio

5 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

You'll find this beautiful 2-bedroom nestled in a non-tourist place in Sicily, where you can breathe in the ancient atmosphere and have small shops and pizzerias at walking distance. A grand chandelier invites meaningful conversations among guests in the living room, a large garden and swimming pool ensures you get loads of space to swim, sun-bathe or just walk. A family of 5 will find everything they need here.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Experience the unique sensation of sleeping in an alcove of 1700 in a historic house full of charm, recovered with philological restoration. Apartment with original frescoes on the doors, decorated walls and fine furniture, in a fortified farm, in inlaid lava stone, with millstone and millstone. The large garden is maintained by a garden designer”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Pool | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“Maria Francesca’s place is beautiful, we had a wonderful stay. The jasmine smell in the garden morning and night was truly blissful. The grounds are very unique and the home grand!” – Julia
“In a village above Catania, you ascend through often narrow and windy roads to arrive at Villa Lionti, where one feels transported in time. The 4 apartments are distant from one another and share the pool area.” – Margaret
“This place is a real gem in the hills around Catania and definitely one of the most beautiful Airbnb I’ve ever stayed in. Maria Francesca’s family put a lot of love and effort in renovating this historic property.” – Henry
“We very much enjoyed our stay! The villa is full of character and has been beautifully restored and furnished accordingly. The pool is also lovely and in a nice area.” – Eilidh
“This is a beautifully restored traditional villa. The main walled villa complex is split into individual apartments, and ours was spacious and had all of the facilities we needed. The off-street parking was also very welcome.” – Tim

#12 Secluded Rustic Property Within Monte Cofano Nature Reserve

4 Guests | 0 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $150 per night, airbnb.com

Hike, bike, and go horse riding in the mountains from this rustic porperty, an ideal spot for outdoor enthusiasts. Next to the Grotta Mangiapane Park, you will have green views and fresh air throughout your stay. A clever balance of old and new is prominent throughout this home, with stone walls against sleek renovated interiors, comfortable couches next to antique side tables.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Gaze out over an unspoiled natural landscape of mountains and sea from this tranquil setting. Once an agricultural storehouse, exposed beams and stone walls still showcase the interior. Pick figs, almonds, and mulberries in the 2-hectare grounds. Perfect place to relax in the terrace in front of the stunning view of the bay the mountains behind and the sky above.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Wifi | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Indoor fireplace | Heating | Air conditioning

Guest Reviews

“Simona is such a lovely and helpful person. She has a lot of information about what to do in this area- that was really awesome. The house is located in an unique spot.” – Dirk
“Perfect place for a couple. This house is beautifully designed and offers a truly spectacular view. This is a place where the reality is even better than the listing pictures.” – Matthew
“Words cannot describe how stunning the setting is. The panoramic view is an understatement! The host was very helpful, the house was very well equipped so we were able to cook a few meals.” – Sheryl
“Simona was a helpful and gracious hostess who made sure we found her cottage and knew of all the local amenities by showing us there personally. And when we arrived, we were in awe… the pictures barely hint at the breathtaking surroundings.” – Chelsea
“Simona’s house is absolutely stunning- it overlooks the sea, and is a perfect nest from which to relax and explore the area. It was very comfortable, clean, and stylishly furnished, with everything one might need. .” – Sophie
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