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Tenuta Borgia
Pantelleria, Sicily
Tel: +39 347 15 16 294
Rates vary due to sizes of properties and season, but start from €600 per week for the smallest
Sleeps 2 - 24

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Tenuta Borgia

Pantelleria, Sicily, Italy

A rugged jewel

Ancient architecture merges with a Mediterranean landscape of pinewoods and palms in the creation of Tenuta Borgia. This sun baked UNESCO heritage farm, combines rough luxury with exquisite detail in traditional dammuso properties for two to eight guests.


Crossing turquoise seas to reach Panellerina, visitors will step ashore to discover the strange beauty of a volcanic island. Set on the southwest coast, Tenuta Borgia’s seven dammusi offer stunning sunset views. You may be tempted to explore the agrarian story of the island and sample its wines, oils and capers. Or you might just throw together a cocktail and toast the view. 

With its hot springs, thermal waters and nature reserves, this Sicilian island will surprise and delight. The farm itself, an exclusive retreat producing its own extra virgin olive oil and heritage wine, has a gently lit Arabian garden for guests to enjoy. Perfectly blending ecology, architecture and history into the landscape, the dammusi offer rugged luxury in this stunning setting.

You can either fly from mainland Sicily or take the ferry, plus flights from Milan or Rome. It’s the remoteness that makes this tranquil island a true escape. 

About The Owners

The owner Rosa Borgia Baroness Collice defines the style of this secluded retreat with a sophisticated mix of vintage and traditional objects. Choosing local materials to reflect the feel of the island, Rosa creates an atmospheric welcome on this Mediterranean jewel. Her aim… to ‘offer an exquisite experience of the harmonious flow of closed and open spaces’.

  • starlitstrolls in the Arabian garden and surrounding Mediterranean park
  • living seamlessly between inside and out amongst ancient architecture
  • the beautifully designed and furnished spaces 
  • plunging into a long dappled private pool when you hire Dammuso Grande (some others have small private pools too)
  • waking in soft hemp linen sheets to greet a stunning sea view
  • lounging in the glamorous shadow of Tilda Swinton, on location here filming A Bigger Splash

  • traditional dommasi on the farm offer romantic accommodation for couples to space for 24 if you hire all seven!
  • from marble indoor dining to outdoor fires, savor local tastes in stylish spaces
  • take the taste home by shopping for the farm’s olive oil and UNESCO wines
  • chill out in pale contemporary interiors and sink into Mediterranean styled baths
  • take to the hills in equine style or explore emerald coves in a rented boat

hire an expert to dive and snorkel amongst colourful flora and fauna on the seabed 



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