Europe / Italy / Sicily

The Liberty Style, also known as Art Nouveau, was a popular architectural and decorative style that emerged in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Palermo, the capital city of the Italian island of Sicily, has a rich history of Liberty Style architecture. Visitors to Palermo can admire the city's Liberty Style architecture looking at the Teatro Massimo, the Palazzo dei Normanni, also known as the Royal Palace, Villa Trabia, Palazzo Sant'Elia, and the Palazzina Cinese. In the same style that showcases the intricate decorative details and flowing lines, Villa Raggiosa was built in Mondello at the beginning of the 1900’s. Mondello is less 7 miles from Palermo and its beach is a long stretch of white sand surrounded by crystal-clear waters. It is popular for swimming, sunbathing, and water sports such as windsurfing and kiteboarding - in fact the town is home to the World Festival on the Beach, an international gathering that annually brings together various sporting events.

There are also many restaurants, bars, and cafes along the beach, making it a great place to spend a vacation. Overall, Mondello is a great destination for those looking to enjoy the sun, sand, and sea while also experiencing the natural beauty and culture of Sicily.

This exquisite villa reflects the owner’s desire to offer guests a high sense of welcome. The spaces were renovated with respect to the past and are functional, elegant, and comfortable. The preserved Liberty architectural details are everywhere, from the flower motifs, ceramic tiles design, the iron handrail of the stairs, the moldings, and stuccoes, to the colored glass windows. The major idea behind this style was to maximize the use of natural light, incorporating large windows, skylights, and other features to create bright, airy interiors – at Raggiosa, natural light floods the well-appointed living room, the adjacent dining area and even the kitchen.

The villa is set in a beautiful, manicured garden shadowed by ancient big Mediterranean trees – shaded areas that are a blessing during the hot summer hours. The private pool enjoys a sunny position and has steps for easy access. A panoramic outdoor dining table is set on the terrace of the villa for candle-lit Sicilian dinners al fresco.

The villa is perfect for sea lovers and those who enjoy embracing the local culture. Mondello offers a wide range of activities and attractions, from water sports to restaurants and local flair. After all the hustle and bustle, it’s important to take some time to relax and recharge and Villa Raggiosa is there for you: find a quiet spot to read a book, meditate or just enjoy the view.


5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms

Sleeps 10 Guests

  • Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Washer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Fully equipped
  • Central Heating
  • Dedicated Parking Space
  • Private Entrance
  • Fireplace
  • Al fresco dining
  • Smart TV
  • Stereo
  • Daily Housekeeping service 6 days per week (Tue off)
  • Mid-week change of bed/bath/pool linen
  • Beach Towels


Bedroom Details

Bedroom 1 (Main Villa - Ground Floor): Queen bedroom with direct access to garden, en-suite bathroom with tub/shower
Bedroom 2 (Main Villa - Ground Floor): Queen bedroom with direct access to garden, en-suite bathroom with double shower
Bedroom 3 (Main Villa - First Floor): Queen bedroom with terrace and sea view, en-suite bathroom with tub
Bedroom 4 (Annex - First Floor): Queen bedroom with terrace, en-suite bathroom with shower
Bedroom 5 (Annex - Ground Floor): Queen bedroom with direct access to the garden and en-suite bathroom with shower
All bedrooms have air conditioning

Bathroom Details

All bathrooms are provided with hair dryers

Pool Details

Private swimming pool (10m x 5m x 2m/1.20m) with outdoor shower
Pool opens from 6/1 to 10/20/2023

Staff and Services

Final cleaning
Daily Housekeeping service 6d/week (Tue off)
Daily Breakfast set-up service (Tue off)
Mid-week change of bed/bath/pool linen
Unlimited Wi-Fi internet access
Full gardening and pool cleaning service

Staff and Services (at Additional Cost)

Cook service – No third-party suppliers allowed: the services will be provided by the villa management and in-house staff
Pre-stocking pantry
Cost of food and beverages

Location Details

Nearest Airport: Palermo Puntaraisi 25 min
Nearest serviced town: within walking distance
Nearest major city: Palermo 20 min

Villa Notes

Utilities are included
Non-smoking villa
No pets allowed
Check-in: between 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm; Check-out: before/by 10:00 am
All services must be paid locally, prior to departure, unless otherwise arranged.