High season might be expensive in Sicily, but there are still some bargain accommodations to be found.
La Blanca Scogliera near Agrigento is a classic bed and breakfast where you can also get great dinners from the family kitchen. At around $60 per night for a double room you can’t go wrong on price, and the nearby beaches are stunning.
Hotel Torre Benistra in Scopello is an absolute bargain, sitting above a tiny beach and the beautiful fishing village. Upgrade to a sea-view room and you will be blown away. Doubles start at around $90, a real bargain.
Hotel Egitarso in San Vito Lo Capo stands out from the local competition for its location on the beachfront. It’s a traditional place mainly visited by Italian families, and it gets booked for the couscous festival that comes to town each September.
In Siracusa province you will find Avola, a quiet town on the beach. It’s famous for almonds and not much else, which means it should be easy to get a room at La Terrazza Sul Mare. It’s just back from the beach, and makes for a relaxing place to stay for a few days.
How much time do you spend on social media, and do you really unplug when you’re on vacation? Surveys show people spend an average of two hours and 22 minutes per day on social networking and messaging platforms. And that figure doesn’t account for additional screen time on email, videos and working while on vacation. Instead of letting precious travel time slip by, commit to unplug from social media on your next vacation, and savor the moment. Here are some ideas to get a handle on your social media consumption and still have a pleasant trip without white knuckling it through screen time withdraw.
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