Villa Igiea, a Rocco Forte Hotel

Palermo, Italy
Nearest Airport
Punta Raisi (PMO) - 15 mi/24 km
  • City Life
  • Local Immersion
  • Wellness
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Salita Belmonte 43
Palermo, 90142

Located at the foot of Mount Pellegrino, Villa Igiea is a Mediterranean beachside paradise. Originally opened in 1900, this fabled palazzo – a favorite of royalty and Hollywood luminaries – underwent an extensive refurbishment that brings a contemporary flair to the airy rooms and suites while preserving exquisite art nouveau features. Roam the tiered gardens, lounge by the pool or on the private beach, and dine on the finest Sicilian fare while overlooking the azure waters.

Virtuoso Amenities:

For 2023:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily Breakfast for up to two guests per bedroom
  • $100 USD equivalent Food & Beverage credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early Check-In / Late Check-Out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi


To secure a promotion, contact your travel advisor.
  • In Love with Palermo

    Valid for Travel 16 Mar 2023 - 31 Dec 2023

    Discover the unique charm of our exquisite Villa Igiea, nestled in Palermo’s postcard-perfect coastline.

    Your stay includes:

    • Welcome Italian Aperitivo
    • A complimentary breakfast each morning
    • 10% off the best available rate
    • Complimentary upgrade subject to availability
    • Two tickets to one of the following museums of your choice: City Cathedral Tour, Massimo Theatre or Norman Palace full Tour with Palatine Chapel

    Offer is subject to availability. Blackout dates may apply.

    • Minimum length of stay 2 nights
    • City tax is not included
    • Rooms up to Junior Suite included
  • In Love with Palermo, Suite Offer

    Valid for Travel 16 Mar 2023 - 31 Dec 2023

    Discover the unique charm of our exquisite Villa Igiea, nestled in Palermo’s postcard-perfect coastline.

    This special offer includes:

    • 20% off the best available rate
    • Daily breakfast
    • One-way transfer from Palermo airport
    • In-suite check-in
    • Personalised concierge service
    • In-Room Bar (non-alcoholic)
    • High-speed Wi-Fi
    • Additional exclusive benefits according to the suite’s category

    Offer is subject to availability. Blackout dates may apply.

    • Minimum length of stay 2 nights
    • City tax is not included
    • Rooms from Superior Suite to Donna Franca Suite
  • Discover Sicily with Villa Igiea

    Valid for Travel Now Through 31 Dec 2023

    Your Stay Includes:

    • A delicious daily breakfast
    • Complimentary return airport transfers for guests of the George V, Igiea or Donna Franca Suites
    • A choice of one of the three following experiential tours (to be chosen at booking time):
      • Palermo and Monreale with street foodVisit Capo market, the oldest in Palermo, to see and sample classic street food delicacies, including succulent panelle and crunchy arancini. Wander the city’s broad boulevards, duck into the traditional Old Quarter and marvel at Baroque palaces before heading to Monreale to admire the splendid Arab-Norman cathedral and cloister.Donnafugata and Florio WineriesEnjoy a day trip to Sicily’s western coastal town, Marsala, and discover two of its most prized wine cellars; Florio Winery and Donnafugata Winery. Built in 1832 by Vincenzo Florio, Florio Winery has produced exquisite wines for nearly two centuries. The Donnafugata Winery is owned and run by the renowned Rallo family, who have also produced exceptional wine for over a century.Palermo by FIAT 500Weave past Palermo’s bustling boulevards in a vintage Fiat 500 and enjoy a three-hour guided tour of the traditional Sicilian Old Quarter, striking baroque palaces, the Teatro Massimo and other city icons including the Norman section, Quattro Canti, and Palermo’s extravagant baroque square and the 12th-century Duomo. Conclude your trip in the Arab-Norman Palermo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and explore the extraordinary Zisa Castle.
    • City tax is not included
    • Offer subject to availability.
    • International driving licence mandatory.
  • A Superlative Stay in Sicily

    Valid for Travel Now Through 31 Dec 2023

    Book a combined 5-night stay between Villa Igiea and Verdura Resort, and receive:

    • 10% off our Best Available Rate
    • Breakfast daily
    • Complimentary access to Irene Forte Spa facilities
    • Complimentary one way transfer from Palermo to Verdura Resort or vice versa

    For more information and reservations, please email or call +39 06 328 88590

  • Discover The Eternal City and a Palermo Icon

    Valid for Travel Now Through 31 Dec 2023

    Hotel de la Ville, Rome

    Book a minimum two-night stay and enjoy a guaranteed upgrade at the time of booking, excluding signature suites. Toast your good fortune with a complimentary aperitivo at Cielo Terrace, before your guaranteed dinner reservation at Cielo Terrace and wake up to a sumptuous complimentary breakfast during your stay.

    Villa Igiea, Palermo

    Book a minimum two-night stay and enjoy one complimentary lunch at the pool bar for two guests as well as sumptuous complimentary breakfast during your stay.

    Verdura Resort, Sicily

    Should you wish to extend your journey to Verdura Resort we will be glad to extend this exclusive offer.

    To book please email Hotel de la Ville in Rome at reservations.delaville@roccofortehotels.comor Villa Igiea in Palermo, at

  • In the Footsteps of the Florios Experience

    Valid for Travel Now Through 01 Apr 2023

    • Complimentary airport transfers return
    • 15% off a two night stay in a Presidential Suite
    • Special VIP 25th anniversary amenities
    • Rocco Forte Suite Experience benefits
    • Bespoke curated Experience
    • Offer subject to availability

    Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Rocco Forte Hotels, Villa Igiea has curated an artistic guide to the Palermo of the aristocratic Florio family.

    The influential family who built Villa Igiea, the Florios were both wealthy and well known. You’ll get to know the history of Palermo through the Florio family on a city-wide tour which takes in the Norman, Rococo and Art Nouveau architecture of Sicily’s capital.

    You’ll be welcomed for a private tour of the stunning 300-year-old Palazzo Gangi - often compared to Versaille’s Hall of Mirrors - by the princess of the palace. Time travel through the centuries as you circumnavigate the Sicilian old quarter, the Norman sector and baroque palaces on an all-encompassing city tour.

    On your private tour you’ll get to know architect, Ernesto Basile, who was commissioned by the Florio family to design both Villa Igiea and Teatro Massimo, the largest opera house in Italy. Finish your epic architectural adventure with dinner in the hotel’s airy Louis XVI hall, named in honour of the Florio family.

    Select up to five different European Rocco Forte Hotels on your European Grand Tour and enhance your itinerary, if you wish, with one or more of our unique, curated experiences.


    Valid for Travel Now Through 31 Dec 2023

    Plan a family break in one of the Italian Rocco Forte Hotels and enjoy the serene setting of our Family Rooms and Suites components and exclusive offer.

    Book a Two-Bedroom Family Room or Family Suite and save up to 20% on your stay.

    Additional benefits:

    • Euro 100.00 credit towards children activities for the Two-Bedroom Family Room
    • Euro 200.00 credit towards children activities for the Two-Bedroom Family Suite
    • Complimentary meals for kids from 0 to 3 years of age
    • 50% off meals and beverages for kids from 4 to 16 years of age
    • Rocco Forte Kids‘ amenities and services

    Minimum length of stay required 2 nights. Black-out dates may apply. Euro 100/200 credit for children’s activities once per stay.

    For reservations or more information please contact our Reservations Teams: Hotel Savoy – Hotel de Russie – Hotel de la Ville – Masseria Torre Maizza – Villa Igiea – Verdura Resort

    Our suggestions for family activities:


    • The lightness of the water
    • Merenda all’italiana: the sweet side of Rome
    • Pizza-making/cooking class with our Chef


    • Rome on three wheels
    • The Urban Safari
    • Ride the Appian Way on horseback


    • Truffle hunting experience
    • Family adventures at Fattoria di Maiano
    • Paint Florence with a local artist


    • Biking for family
    • Family cooking class
    • Hot-air balloon tour


    • On a family adventure in Palermo
    • Street food challenge
    • Discover the puppet heritage of Palermo


    • Cocoa biscuits class
    • Soaps and perfumes workshop
    • Sports & academies for children

At the Hotel


  • Air Conditioning
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Children's Programs
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Culinary Program
  • Internet Access
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Multi-lingual Staff
  • Restaurant
  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • Babysitting Services
  • Concierge Desk
  • Currency Exchange
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing
  • Room Service
  • Room Service 24-hours
  • Turndown Service
  • Wakeup Calls
  • Wedding Services


  • Fitness Center
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Tennis Courts
  • Water Sports

In Your Room

  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers


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    Product Terms & Conditions

    Seasonal Operations:

    • Property will be closed from Jan 8, 2023 through Mar 15, 2023

    Travel advisors may please inquire directly with the property.

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