Why choose Aranjaya Wellness Holidays?

Our Holidays are more than a retreat.  Providing a variety of wellness based weeks alongside exquisite locally sourced Sicilian cuisine.

You are free to take part in the activities on offer, or to relax and unwind, explore the area or just sit around the pool and enjoy all that our villa has to offer. There are no requirements on our holidays!

Taking place in a stunning traditional Sicilian Villa, nestled within organic aromatic Orange Groves and lush gardens, overlooking Mount Etna. Blending the best of traditional Sicilian style and elegant decor your holiday offers the perfect blend of a real organic citrus farm and luxury living.

Our Staff will overlook the preparation of traditional Sicilian and mediterranean cuisine made with local organic products coming mostly from the Villas Garden, daily delivered, with delicious freshly squeezed orange juice picked straight off the tree to start your day


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A taste of your Bespoke Holiday

Feel free to explore the true scope of the estate, 250,000 sqm of terrain, including it’s own organic farm, wonderful treks and stunning gardens. Experience the warm Sicilian hospitality with authentic local wines and delicious Sicilian food. Whether you simply enjoy a good book whilst lounging around the pool or an invigorating game of tennis on the villa's professional flood lit court. You might want to treat yourself to a beauty treatment, a relaxing massage or perhaps detox in the sauna. With plenty to choose from to ensure your stay is the bespoke holiday for you.




Where it began... after London.

It all started 30 years ago, Mike and Millie were great friends at drama school in London. Little did they know their mutual love of Pilates would bring their worlds together all these years later. After one trial ‘holiday’ in June 2019, Mike introduced Millie to Rudolf and the delights of Sicily and the deal was set….the journey started.


Mike's Sicilian adventure started about 7 years ago when he moved from London with his partner to a piece of land in the heart of Sicily's citrus farming region. Wanting a change to the pace and rhythm of city life the antithesis was perfect. His introduction to Baron Rudolf Von Freyberg and the wonderful villa came when he was asked to teach pilates to the villas guests. Rudolf became a client and ultimately a firm friend. There was a natural affinity between Mike and Millie's ideology, the farms organic credentials and Rudolf's farming philosophies that Aranjaya Wellness was born.

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