Green Activities for Youngsters at Verdura Resort

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Children are natural explorers, always ready to learn and eager to discover. Our eco-friendly activities at Verdura Resort weave together excitement and adventure, creating a vibrant tapestry of unforgettable experiences. During their stay, kids will have a blast making new friends and embarking on thrilling escapades, all while nurturing a lifelong love for the environment.

Younger kids - aged 2 to 7:

Little Gardeners: Exploring the Kitchen Garden

La Cassetta Nell’Orto is our little patch of paradise, an organic kitchen garden surrounded by olive trees. Kids can explore with a gardener, and discover how something as small as a seed can flourish and end up on their plates. How many different vegetables can you find?

Mini Chefs: Sicilian Cooking Classes

Kids can get their hands dirty learning how to make traditional Sicilian pizza. Can you make a face shape with the toppings?

Creative Minds: Nature-Inspired Art and Craft Classes

Verdù the hedgehog is the mascot of Verdura Resort. Kids can get creative painting, glueing, sticking and making the biggest collage they can. Can you make a sculpture of Verdù using recycled materials?

Big kids - aged 8 to 12:

Trail Blazers: Hiking round the island

Get their walking boots on and hit the trail. There’s no better way to appreciate the environment than getting out into nature; we’ve created loads of family friendly routes that start from the resort. Our guides can tell children about the local wildlife, including the awe-inspiring Eurasian Eagle-Owl. How many types of birdsong can you hear?

Water Explorers: Stand-Up Paddleboarding

SUPs are the coolest way to traverse the calm waters of the Mediterranean. Our water sports club can start kids on their ocean odyssey in a safe environment. Can you stay still enough for a shoal of fish to swim up to you?

Coastal Connection: The Fishing Village of Sciacca

Take a day trip to the beautiful village of Sciacca for a fun day of family activities. Big kids can enjoy a pottery class with local artisans, or get hands-on experience learning about the sustainable practice of making soap out of olive oil. Alternatively, join a coastal clean up operation where kids can get involved in the local community and help preserve the local marine wildlife. How many types of fish can you name in one minute?

 

Teenagers - 13+:

Discover the Depths: PADI Diving School

Get their walking boots on and hit the trail. There’s no better way to appreciate the environment than getting out into nature; we’ve created loads of family friendly routes that start from the resort. Our guides can tell children about the local wildlife, including the awe-inspiring Eurasian Eagle-Owl. How many types of birdsong can you hear?

On the Move: Bike Tours of Sicily

SUPs are the coolest way to traverse the calm waters of the Mediterranean. Our water sports club can start kids on their ocean odyssey in a safe environment. Can you stay still enough for a shoal of fish to swim up to you?

Riding Responsibly: Horse-Riding Classes

Take a day trip to the beautiful village of Sciacca for a fun day of family activities. Big kids can enjoy a pottery class with local artisans, or get hands-on experience learning about the sustainable practice of making soap out of olive oil. Alternatively, join a coastal clean up operation where kids can get involved in the local community and help preserve the local marine wildlife. How many types of fish can you name in one minute?

 

Rich in natural resources, Verdura Resort is the perfect place for kids, pre-teens and teens to blossom into the eco-adventurers of tomorrow. Get in touch with our concierge team, call  +39 09 259982008 or email concierge.verdura@roccofortehotels.com, so we can help you plan your next family holiday.


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