A historic 5-star hotel in the Syracusan hinterland, I Monasteri Golf & SPA Resort is located in a villa that was once a Benedictine monastery, then home to some noble families, including the Catalan and the barons of Melilli.
Converted into an accommodation facility, I Monasteri Golf & SPA Resort is today a refined refuge on the outskirts of Syracuse , a city with a thousand-year history, surrounded by citrus groves, palm trees, carob trees and olive trees, with 18 hole golf course par 71, wide SPA , fitness area , wide outdoor swimming pool with whirlpool , 102 rooms equipped with every comfort overlooking the golf course and the Sicilian countryside.
Pets: the rooms of the Resort are specially designed to accommodate four-legged friends. Small and medium-sized dogs are allowed accompanied by an international booklet certifying the presence of a specific microchip and annual vaccinations. The supplement is € 12.00 per day.
I’m 102 rooms and suites in the resort , divided between the types Premium Borgo, Deluxe Villa, Junior Suite and Suite . Distributed in the 3 buildings of the structure – ancient villa, new building on the swimming pool and village – are refined refuges in the green of the Sicilian countryside overlooking the gardens, the golf course or the ancient and suggestive internal patios of the Monastery. The rooms are located all on the ground floor and all have independent entrances , to ensure maximum comfort and privacy. The interior can be in contemporary and essential or retro style with a more classic taste based on location and type, with a single constant: state-of-the-art equipment, elegance, attention to every detail, to make your stay in the room irresistible. All rooms are finely furnished and extremely spacious and bright, largely with king size beds, private porches.
The Premium Borgo , housed in the small village overlooking the golf course, in the most private and protected area of the Resort, are real corners of peace and tranquility. Inside you can breathe all the classicism of this place combined with the most contemporary comforts. Classic and elegant style for the furnishings, warm tones, soft and precious surfaces, avant-garde equipment and lots of light. The Premium Borgo rooms all offer an independent entrance and can accommodate up to 3 people. Among the amenities: private bathroom with large shower, air conditioning, desk, safe, minibar, TV and hairdryer. Rooms Deluxe Villa they are located inside what was the ancient monastery, have a double bed, classic style furnishings and state-of-the-art equipment; the bathroom has a shower. The Junior Suite in classic style they consist of a double bedroom with hypoallergenic pillows and duvet; sitting area with sofa bed, armchairs and television; the private bathroom offers a shower, slippers, bathrobe. The view is on the ancient internal courtyards. The Suite, double rooms with hypoallergenic pillows and duvets; sitting area with sofa bed, table, armchairs and television. Bathroom with shower, slippers and bathrobe. The view goes over the inner courtyards of the monastery.
Terme Wellness - Wellness Center
Zàgara SPA is a place faithful to its land, a temple where the riches of the territory are enhanced and enhanced, transforming them into a formula of well-being. A place immersed in peace and silence, perfect for abandoning stress and rediscovering yourself. The interiors are essential and refined. Designed in 2013 by the architect Simone Micheli, they are spread over an area of 300 square meters mainly in stone, divided into different areas according to the function, including: Turkish bath, emotional shower, sauna, Jacuzzi, relaxation area, 5 equipped cabins for personalized wellness treatments and salt room.
If you love fitness, in addition to the Zagara SPA, there is the equipped gym with exercise bike, treadmill, elliptical trainer and incline bench.
SPA entrance: € 35.00 per day per person; classic and special massages, body and face treatments and wraps, exclusive suite with Private SPA for an unforgettable wellness experience for couples.
Gastronomy - Catering
The new cuisine of I Monasteri takes inspiration from the rich Sicilian tradition. Far from dishes with a uniform taste, the culinary proposal of chef Nino Coppola, with menus aimed at enhancing the gastronomic riches of the territory. Seasonal ingredients, all based on the island’s raw materials and chosen by local producers, translate into dishes capable of enhancing aromas and flavors, without resorting to excessive elaboration. Space for fresh fish from the coast and traditional Sicilian recipes, for dishes to combine with the many island wines kept in the well-stocked cellar.
The restaurant is the sublime place where you can enjoy intoxicating flavors. A refined environment, bright during the day, suffused in the evening, designed to enhance the taste experience that is offered daily. The room overlooks the patio where the fountain launches jets of water, surrounded by the ancient architecture of the monastery and by green weeds, lemons, carob trees and pomegranates. You can have lunch and dinner outside, where the covered terrace will allow you to taste the flavors of the land that hosts you, while the breeze cools the atmosphere.
On the terrace surrounded by the greenery of the golf course at breakfast you can enjoy: croissants, brioches, croissants filled with the tastiest creams, freshly baked cakes by their pastry chefs, assorted sandwiches served hot and crispy, sweet and savory dishes, cannoli to be filled with ricotta fresh and candied fruit, yogurt and fresh seasonal fruit slices, cold cuts and cheeses, with local selections. Eggs and bacon, excellent coffee shop, lots of fresh fruit juices, cereals, honeys and jams in various flavors. On request, products for celiacs and soy milk for intolerant.
Also for v egetarians, vegans , celiacs or simply on a diet, the menus will exceed your expectations. Please indicate this at the time of booking.
In the lobby of the resort, the internal lounge bar: an elegant corner surrounded by the large lounge with a pool table, armchairs and low tables, where you can enjoy a drink during the day or in the evening, enjoying a pleasant game of billiards. Towards evening, the terrace is tinged with the changing colors of the sunset and awaits you for a romantic aperitif. In the evening, it comes alive and is perfect for pleasant drinks and social moments. The pool bar open in summer is at your disposal for refreshing drinks, ice creams and cocktails to be enjoyed by the pool.
Activities - Excursions - Tours
Crossing a flowered patio of bougainvillea, you reach the splendid outdoor swimming pool, with jacuzzi and a centuries-old olive tree in the center. Around, there are chaise-longues, umbrellas, and tables where you can enjoy a refreshing cocktail in the pool bar, open in summer. From the end of May to September, it is possible to have lunch with table service by the pool.
The resort is located about 10/15 minutes by car from the sea. We are talking about the splendid coasts of Syracuse, such as Fontane Bianche and Arenelle, with their exclusive shores and beaches of white and fine sand. In the agreed service, several bathing establishments are available to satisfy every type of need, which will allow you to have a guaranteed position throughout the summer.
Among the various services a local coach at your disposal, a 2.0 guide ready to accompany you to discover the wonderful land of Sicily. Entertainment and services for families with outdoor play area e babysitting service (for a fee). Among the aActivities offered: minigolf (for a fee), horseback riding Not on site (for a fee), cycling tours (not on site), hiking (for a fee), golf course (within 3 km) (for a fee).
The Monasteri Golf Club
Founded in 2012, the I Monasteri Golf Club is an integral part of the prestigious 5-star I Monasteri Golf & SPA Resort, in Syracuse. The 18-hole golf course par 71 spread over an area of 6520 meters within a plantation of oranges, mandarins, lemons and prickly pears and was designed by architects David Mezzacane – president of the Italian Association of Golf Course Architects – and Vincenzo Mazzacane. A Mediterranean paradise where you can practice this sport and relax your mind by getting lost in the green expanses. The course is a par 71 with five tees per hole. The position of the club-house and the resort facilitates the alternation of the first and second nine holes, immersed in a changing and wonderful nature . The par 4 hole 6 was created inside a cultivation of prickly pears, while the particular Hyblean hills of white limestone surround the course in holes 2, 3 and 4.
The services indicated may be subject to charges or include club cards to be paid locally.