MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), announced the affiliation of Residence Kamarina, a beachfront resort near Santa Croce Camerina on the Italian island of Sicily.
"Residence Kamarina occupies an enviable place in this part of Sicily, right on the Mediterranean Sea," said Darren Ettridge, Interval’s senior vice president of resort sales and business development for Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia. "Its private beach, plus the wide variety of family-friendly amenities, make it a popular vacation destination during the summer holiday season."
The resort is set on 15 acres (six hectares) and features 32 one-bedroom apartments housed in cottage-like buildings. Each air-conditioned unit includes a kitchenette, as well as a patio or balcony overlooking the surrounding gardens or the sea.
In addition to the beach furnished with sun loungers and umbrellas, the property includes two swimming pools, tennis courts, bocce courts, and a basketball court. The resort’s restaurant serves an array of items, including local seafood and wood-fired pizza, in the dining room or on its outdoor covered patio. There is also a bar adjacent to the restaurant, along with a poolside bar that hosts nightly parties.
Other on-site activities range from water sports such as paddle-boating and jet skiing to organized dance lessons and sports tournaments. Children, aged 4 to 12, can participate in the resort's Mini Club and there is a Junior Club for teenagers.
"The Dekker family has proudly operated Residence Kamarina for two generations," said Dennis Den Dekker, resort director. "We look forward to introducing our loyal guests to shared ownership and vacation exchange through Interval International's worldwide network of resorts. We're also excited to welcome Interval members visiting on exchange."
Residence Kamarina is 72 miles (117 kilometers) from Catania-Fontanarossa International Airport and 15 miles (25 kilometers) from Vincenzo Magliocco Airport in Comiso.
About Interval International
Interval International operates membership programs for vacationers and provides value-added services to its developer clients worldwide. Based in Miami, Florida, the company has been a pioneer and innovator in serving the vacation ownership market since 1976. Today, Interval has an exchange network of more than 2,900 resorts in over 80 nations. Through offices in 16 countries, Interval offers high-quality products and benefits to resort clients and about 2 million families who are enrolled in various membership programs. Interval is an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: IILG), a leading global provider of non-traditional lodging, encompassing a portfolio of leisure businesses from exchange and vacation rental to vacation ownership.
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