With dramatic coastlines, an awesome volcano and history in abundance, it provides an ideal getaway for the autumn season.  Accommodation prices are a bargain, the crowds disperse and the climate is temperate, compared to the hot summer months. 

It is worth taking a look at Massimo Villas who have launched a new collection of properties this autumn. With a portfolio featuring 60 properties, the choice is good. Guests can pick from designer villas to converted farmhouses, seafront pads, townhouses and large countryside retreats.  The properties sleep between 2 and 28 guests.

Villa Faru Blu (new property)

The location of Villa Faru Blu is simply stunning. Guests can stroll along a lovely sandy beach at the bottom of the garden and the property is set in the fascinating Capo Peloro nature reserve. Guests can feast their eyes on views across the Straights of Messina to Italy's mainland.

This property sleeps up to 7 guests in 4 bedrooms, two of which boast a balcony overlooking the sea. The layout of the property is ideal, open-plan and with attractive furnishings and decor. Outside are a large terrace and lawn, ideal for sunbathing and dining alfresco, and a handy shower for rinsing off after beach excursions.

Prices:

One week’s self catering rental costs from £3,131 (sleeps 7).

Villa Jama

Jama is the perfect rustic retreat and is located on a large estate in Sicily's south west, within the island's largest wine region. Guests can also enjoy the lively atmosphere as the region’s grape harvest begins. This single-storey property sleeps 6 persons.

There is plenty to do in the area, such as visits to the Belice Nature Reserve, exploring the ancient archaeological site of Selinunte, or wandering around the farming commune of Castelvetrano. Golf enthusiasts can play a round or two at the the Verdura Resort which is one of the island's best golf courses.   

Prices:

Guests can book Villa Jama for one week's self-catering rental from £1,550 (sleeps 6).

To take a look at other gorgeous properties and to book, please telephone 0203 529 8013

www.massimovillas.com