We are in an area of Sicily which includes wonderful beaches, some of which repeatedly awarded with the Blue Flag as the cleanest and sustainable beaches in Sicily.
The villa is located in Borgo Bonsignore, a small village built in the early XX century for agricultural purposes.
These borghi (literally: small villages), nowadays still visible in Sicily, had a similar architectural design: the main square with the church, the school, the post office, the police station and a building used both as market and common hall; and, all around, the small houses of the farmers.
Ribera is worldwide renowned for its oranges and strawberry (fragoline di Ribera)
Just 500 meters from Borgo Bonsignore here it is the stunning Naturalistic Reserve of the Platani river.
At the mouth of the river begins one of the nicest and goldest beaches of Sicily.
The enchanting golden beach and the house immersed in the greenery
Just 15 kms away there is the renowned golf court of Verdura.
Agrigento with its temples (Unesco's) is 40 km’s away.
50 kms and here there are the Cave di Cusa (photo) a stone quarry misteriously abandoned in 409 B.C.
Here you can still see the rows of the columns destined to the Selinunte sacred temples!
Worth a visit the Belice valley (25 km), a very mysterious place where you can find ghost towns, endless agricultural fields, futuristic towns...
Selinunte the largest archeological park in Europe is 60 km’s away.
Sciacca, a medieval Sicilian town is 15 km’s away.
Palermo (foto) the capital of Sicily is 100 km’s away: monuments, museums and the renowend outdoor markets of one of the most beautiful towns in the world.
Palermo, by Bengt Nyman - Flickr DSC_0421, CC BY 2.0, from wikipedia
And let's speak about the food now!
That's some of the unmissable dishes if you are in bella Sicilia: Pasta alla Norma, Busiate alla Trapanese, Parmigiana, Arancino, Mediterranea fish, Granita with brioche, Cannolo of ricotta