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Villa Neri Resort & Spa

Contrada Arrigo, 95015 Linguaglossa (CT)
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The magical island, Sicily, with a thousand-year-old and fascinating history. The five-starred hotel Villa Neri Resort & Spa is located on the side of the highest volcano in Europe, Etna Unesco heritage since 2013. Situated above a natural terrace, where you can benefit of a spectacular view of the Taormina gulf, it’s surrounded by the natural environment of the Etna Park.

The pearls of Taormina and Giardini Naxos are only a few kilometres away, and Villa Neri is for those looking for a truly chic holiday that combines glamour with the tranquility of a unique place. The resort's 24 rooms and suites, which differ from each other, are furnished with contemporary taste: The design adorns the rooms with elegance and the large windows make the surrounding nature an integral part of everything. Of the 24 rooms, 9 are suites with hot tubs, lodges or terraces and small private wine cellars with a selection of red and white wines of the 80 local wineries and glasses apt for all wines.

It is a true paradise for lovers of food and wine: the fertile land of vineyards and the restaurant Le Dodici Fontane offer sensual paths where tradition and creative revival meet.
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Classic Double Room

Room size 27 m2
Description
The 5 Classic rooms are elegantly furnished and the architects have given a modern style to the evocations for local traditions; for example the grey or ivory headboards that evocate the ancient beds in wrought-iron have been transformed in an object of design

Air conditioning, mini bar, king size bed, Laptop safe, kettle, wi-fi, widescreen LCD TV, telephone, shower, hairdryer, complimentary toiletries, Cotton towels, bathrobe, buffet breakfast, satelite TV, pay TV, selections of pillows
Max. occupancy: 2

Superior Room

Room size 30 m2
Description
The 6 wide rooms with a terrace or patio with garden or Mount Etna view. They are characterized by having furniture of design and some of them have open bathroom with marble and ceramic finishings which reproduce the ancient patterns of Sicily’s patterns.

Air conditioning, mini bar, king size bed, Laptop safe, kettle, wi-fi, widescreen LCD TV, telephone, shower, hairdryer, complimentary toiletries, Cotton towels, bathrobe, buffet breakfast, satelite TV, pay TV, selections of pillows
Max. occupancy: 2

Deluxe Room

Room size 32 m2
Description
The 4 Deluxe rooms are all different both in style: researched and embellished by the artistic elements of the artist Salvatore Incorpora, native of Linguaglossa; and for the bathroom, enriched with precious marbles and a shower for couples with chromo-therapy. Furthermore, each room is provided of a small private cellar with a selection of wines from Etna: the white wines, cooled in the fridge, and the red ones whose names resemble the district ones of Mount Etna where they are produced. Whenever they wish, guests can choose to uncork a bottle of wine whilst benefitting of their suite privacy with the perfect glass apt for the selected wine. From the patio surrounded by the garden’s green area, the view stretches out till Mount Etna or till the bay of Naxos Gardens.

The rooms of the hotel have a private terrace or a window opening onto lush greenery with views of nearby Mount Etna and of the Giardini Naxos Bay, made even more special by works of Salvatore Incorpora – perfectly complementing the hotel's style.

Air conditioning, mini bar, king size bed, Laptop safe, wine cabinet fridge, kettle, wi-fi, widescreen LCD TV, telephone, double shower, chromoteraphy, hairdryer, complimentary toiletries, Cotton towels, bathrobe, buffet breakfast, satelite TV, pay TV, selections of pillows
Max. occupancy: 2

Junior Suite

Room size 37 m2
Description
In the 6 comfortable Junior Suites, the furniture is the perfect mix of Sicily’s tradition and modern comfort. The elegant bathroom is embellished with precious marbles, a personalized sink with decorated ceramics, a big bath and a shower with room view. The wide glass windows offer views of landscapes depicting the surrounding countryside of Mount Etna or of the Taormina sea.

Air conditioning, mini bar, king size bed, fireplace, coffee mashine, Laptop safe, wine cabinet fridge, kettle, wi-fi, widescreen LCD TV, telephone, double shower, chromoteraphy, hairdryer, complimentary toiletries, Cotton towels, bathrobe, buffet breakfast, satelite TV, pay TV, selections of pillows
Max. occupancy: 2

Suite

Room size 71 m2
Description
The 3 suites benefit of a double room and a living area with a sofa bed or living room, the bathroom is refined with precious marbles and ceramics with drawings of ancient tiles and the shower is separated from the room by a glass window. The suites have also a bath and double bathroom. The two wide glass windows overlook the surrounding countryside, with views of either Mount Etna or the Taormina sea.

Air conditioning, mini bar, king size bed, fireplace, coffee mashine, Laptop safe, wine cabinet fridge, kettle, wi-fi, widescreen LCD TV, telephone, double shower, chromoteraphy, hairdryer, complimentary toiletries, Cotton towels, bathrobe, buffet breakfast, satelite TV, pay TV, selections of pillows
Max. occupancy: 2
Outdoor parking
outside parking free of charge
Garage
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Dogs
4-legged friends are welcome in the rooms with patio, without any extra supplement.
They can move freely in the surrounding park but are not allowed into the dining room or the restaurant.
Arrival
from 14.00
Departure
untill 11.00
Breakfast
€ 15,00 per person
Dinner
gourmet cuisine
Half board
half board € 60,00 per person (including water and Etna wine) or à la Carte.
Included in rates
parking, outdoor swimming pool, wi-fi, TV sat.
Visitor’s tax
No Tourist Tax
Children
0-3 years old free (in baby cot)
Cancellation
Low season untill 3 days prior to arrival no penalty. From 3 days charge of the 100% of the amount. No-show or early departure charge of the total amount. High season untill 7 days prior to arrival no penalty. From 7 days charge of the 100% of the amount. No-show or early departure charge of the total amount.
Method of payment
All credit cards are accepted.
Restaurant
The “Dodici fontane” restaurant has glass windows from which you can admire a view stretching out till the top of Mount Etna. In this setting, Sicily’s scents and flavours become an unforgettable experience. Elia Russo, for three years now executive chef of the “Dodici fontane” restaurant, has evolved with Massimo Mantarro, 2 star Michelin and chef of the San Domenico Palace of Taormina. Chef Russo blends technical excellence with the respect for local ingredients, reproducing in a creative way local recipes and giving birth to incredible experiments and matches.

Amongst Elia’s most appreciated dishes there’s the Carnaroli Rice creamed with lemon and pepper on chopped fresh shrimps, yellowfin tuna with celeriac crème brulée, tips of mulled wine, orange blossom honey-glazed spring onions, piglet capocollo (for this recipe Elia uses the local breed Nero Siciliano) low-temperature cooked with fennel seeds roasted potato mousse and chicory leaves stir fried with garlic.
The endeavour and abilities of chef Russo brought the restaurant “Le dodici fontane” to be enlisted in the “Guida Identità Golose” and is also mentioned in the Michelin Guide.

Open from 12.30 - 14.00 for light lunch menu and from 19.30 - 22.30 for dinner à la carte.

Services provided

Petra Spa
In the wet area of the cozy Spa, with the bath tub, the sauna, the steam room, the multi-sensory shower and icefall, you can experiment a journey through water and heat, combined with lights, sounds and colours. The wellness centre also has three therapy cubicles and a relax area with warm waterbeds and herbal teas. Petra Spa offers a range of programmes and treatments whose main ingredients are the typical products of Sicily, massages with organic oil produced by Villa Neri or scrubs with Sicily’s oranges. The therapies follow the cycle of the seasons and natural cosmetics are the main elements of the pleasant and successful Spa treatments.

EXPERIENCES

Etna’s wines train
Aboard the Ferrovia Circumetna train, on narrow gauge, you travel along the Etna slopes, Europe’s highest volcano, whilst admiring the panorama inside the lands of Etna Park and of Alcantara’s Fluvial Park. With the Nebrodi mountains on one side and the Etna’s north ridge on the other, the journey proceeds into a real paradise made of lava, forests, sea and vineyards. At Randazzo you take the Wine Bus and, travelling along the Etna wine roads, discover the most beautiful cellars and the typical local products. This itinerary can be also admired in Carmen Consoli’s music video of the song Alba.

Wine tour & testing
This experience is a walk through the vineyards and olive groves up to the districts’ cellars of Etna where excellent wines are produced and the names resemble the ones of the places where they are made, for example Arcuria, San Lorenzo, Rampante, Marchesa, Feudo, Arrigo, Salice, Petto Dragone, Cavaliere, Scacchiere (these names are also found in the hotel’s junior rooms and suites).

Volcanic Aperitif
At sunset, a romantic aperitif is served at 2000 m of height at the very top of Europe’s highest volcano, with a breathtaking view of Sicily’s Ionic coast.

Golf: the collaboration with the Little Golf Club, at only 7km from Villa Neri resort & Spa, offers the golfers the possibility to play on an 18-hole course with a par game of 72 on a 5870 metres track and with driving range, putting and pitching green. The golf course stretches along the Etna’s slopes, in a unique landscape, with holes dug in the molten rock.

Trekking & Horse-riding: a walk or a ride amongst the olive trees and ancient pathways to discover close up the Etna natural park and the territory surrounding the housing.

Mountain Biking for nature-based trips: Villa Neri is equipped with bikes and mountain bikes available to clients so as to allow them to explore, in an environmental-friendly way, the surrounding landscapes. An example of this is the Alcantara bike tour from Linguaglossa to Calatabiano: almost 7km of abandoned railway from Linguaglossa to Castiglione. After said pathway, you enter into the valley of Alcantara, up to the Sea and the San Marco beach at Calatabiano.

Boat excursions: the boat trips start from Naxos bay or the Bella Island at Taormina. In the Riposto port it is possible to rent various kinds of boats.

Etna Trekking upon donkey: starting from Piano Provenzana through pathways and traffic-free roads, it is possible to stroll amongst the ancient pines of the Ragabo pine grove.

Etna in Quad: starting from Ragabo refuge, it is possible to reach Randazzo via the woods.

Etna Skiing: Villa Neri resot & Spa is located a couple of km away from the touristic station of the northern side of the Etna. It is equipped with skiing instalments and 5km ski slopes for cross-country skiing. Both of these are validated for international competitions. The volcano is the ideal location for those who practice ski-mountaineering or to simply take a promenade in snowshoes. Skiing in high-altitude with good weather allows you to see up to the Ionian Sea and the Aeolian islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea.

 Upon request

  •  Transfer to and from: airport, touristic port and railway station
  • Car renting
  • Etna tours and all over Sicily with specialized guides
  • Baby sitting (upon reservation)
  • Helicopter and yacht reservations
  • Individual excursions (provided also in English)
  • Free Mountain bikes
  • Meeting hall for up to 110 people
Location
Our hotel is near Mount Etna and the lovely Taormina, two of the best gems of Sicily.

By car
From the A18 Catania-Messina, exit at Fiumefreddo and follow the SS 120 towards Randazzo; after Piedimonte Etneo continue towards Linguaglossa. Immediately after entering the town take Via Giacomo Matteotti and proceed along the SP 59 Linguaglossa-Zafferana for 2700 meters towards Zafferana.

By plane
Catania Airport (CTA) is the nearest airport. If you are renting a car take the A18 motorway towards Messina, then follow the directions above

By train
From Catania railway station take a train to Giarre (direction Messina), or take one of the coaches from the terminal by the station. Once in Giarre you can reach Linguaglossa by the Circumetnea railway.
T. +41 41 368 10 05
Mondays to Fridays
07.00 to 18.30 hours
Saturdays
09.00 to 16.00 hours
Sundays closed
Villa Neri Resort & Spa
Italia-95015 LINGUAGLOSSA
Contrada Arrigo
T. +39 095 8133002
F. +39 095 8133003