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Discover the very best Sicilian food, wine and hospitality at La Foresteria, a country retreat on Sicily’s southwest coast


Recommended for:
Food & wine | History & culture | Relaxation


Set amidst vineyards and olive groves near the peaceful town of Menfi, four kilometres from the gorgeous beaches of Sicily's beautiful southwest coast, La Foresteria offers a real taste of traditional Sicilian hospitality with an emphasis on the outstanding food and wine that make this Italian island such a popular destination with discerning epicureans the world over.


The hotel has just 14 spacious rooms, split into Classic, Superior and Deluxe categories, which are named after the different varieties of herbs that grow in the surrounding gardens. Rooms are spacious and furnished in a rustic style, typical of the country villas that can be found throughout the region. All rooms have are en suite and have their own private terrace and king or queen size beds.


The hotel's indoor restaurant, with large communal dining table, and outdoor terrace with views across the vineyards, are at the heart of the property, and provide the perfect setting for guests to enjoy the wonderful food and wine, much of which is produced on the estate. The hotel's bar serves coffee, pastries, wine, spirits and cocktails, while during the summer months there's also a bar set up by the pool.


La Foresteria's outdoor pool with deck chairs, beach umbrellas and bar, is the perfect spot to relax and unwind in the warm Sicilian sunshine. The hotel also boasts a gym, a Turkish bath and shower and bicycles to rent. Throughout your stay you'll have the chance to enjoy a series of tastings and cooking lessons.

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Sicily's rich past has given rise to a uniquely contrasting history and it's a similar story when it comes to its food and wine. You’ll take it all in with stays in boutique properties and pretty country drives, with the island’s famous gastronomy showcased in wine tastings and open-kitchen dining.

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