There is an enchanted place on the slopes of the largest volcano in Europe, nestled between the Etna Park, the Nebrodi Park and the Alcantara River Park. Here, in an old restored noble farmhouse, stands Il Pìcciolo Etna Golf Resort & SPA, a refined refuge surrounded by nature.
A suggestive glimpse of Sicily welcomes this exclusive 4 star resort between Etna Park , the Nebrodi Park and the extraordinary Alcantara River Park. The hotel is built inside an ancient rural residence completely renovated and surrounded by greenery, where a prestigious one has been created 18 hole golf course , indoor and outdoor pools, a large wellness center and spa, restaurant and guesthouse . An authentic paradise on earth surrounded by greenery and guarded by the magnificent and mysterious volcanic mass of Etna, recently proclaimed a World Heritage Site by Unesco. In this enchanting setting, the resort offers the best you could wish for from a stay in Sicily, between a dip in the pool and a wellness program in the spa. Between a game of golf and a delicious dish in the refined restaurants. Rarefied atmospheres and classic elegance combine with contemporary comforts for escapes of true relaxation, on a wonderful journey to discover the magic of Sicily.
Pets: small pets allowed (max 10 kg). The expected supplement is 20 € per day. Their access to the restaurant is not allowed during the services, in the swimming pool (including the solarium). They can stay with the leash on the lawn in front of the pool). Ask the staff which areas can be used for their walks. Please bring special bags for the collection of their droppings.
Rooms Classic Inside the ancient noble farmhouse that houses the resort, the rooms have been renovated in a conservative way, keeping intact the original elegant, refined and stylish atmospheres. Surrounded by greenery, wooden furnishings, refined fabrics, and spaces welcome transmitting a sense of warm welcome. Among the comforts, free wifi, flat screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning, minibar, safe. From the large shared terrace, the spectacle of Etna offers itself in all its beauty.
The rustic and chic style of the room Deluxe it integrates perfectly with the place, the environment, the history of the resort. Extended between 25-30 m2 of surface, double bed and sofa bed and can accommodate up to 3 people, which is why it is also chosen by families with a child. It offers every kind of comfort, to stay informed and in step even in an oasis out of time like this. From the shared balcony there is a spectacular view of the landscape.
The peculiarity of the room Superior del Picciolo is the distribution of spaces and environments on two floors. On the ground floor there is a large living area, with a lounge and every kind of comfort. The bedroom is located on the delightful mezzanine. The bathroom with tub offers a courtesy kit complete with personal care products.
Extremely spacious, with two large separate rooms, entrance and bright living area, the Suite de Il Pìcciolo is the flagship of the resort. The private terrace with a view offers enchanting glimpses of the landscape. The bathtub in the large bathroom is perfect for relaxing in the privacy of your own room. In an atmosphere out of time, you can enjoy large spaces, classy but functional furnishings, all the comfort you could wish for.
Terme Wellness - Wellness Center
The Rubìa SPA extends over an area of 940 square meters, an oasis of well-being on the slopes of the great volcano. Finnish sauna, Turkish bath, heated swimming pool with cervical jets and hydromassage, emotional shower with aroma and chromotherapy, cold mists, relaxation area, herbal tea corner, and fitness area are the spaces that make up the wellness center. Inside, wrapped in suggestive and relaxing atmospheres, wellness & beauty treatments are offered among the most innovative and effective for the face and body. La Rubìa SPA is at the service of your well-being. Here, the rich properties of water, stone and heat come together, in a relaxing and suggestive environment, where you can find the right balance between mind, body and environment. Extraordinarily effective formulas concentrated in plant extracts, unique and sensorial moments to be relived indefinitely. In the hands of an expert beautician, the skin discovers a tailor-made experience: precise and personalized gestures, perfectly targeted.
The SPA path it begins with the heated swimming pool with cervical jets and hydromassage, followed by an emotional shower with aroma and chromotherapy, Turkish bath and Finnish sauna, which favors the elimination of toxins and helps to relax the muscles. After the session it is recommended to use cold showers or mists for a remineralizing and toning effect. It is recommended to finish the journey in the relaxation area with herbal tea for a complete regenerating effect.
Wellness Program for Hotel guests (by reservation) 1 h: € 15.00. Path it lasts about 60 minutes and includes: sauna, turkish bath, whirlpool, emotional showers, hydrotherapy pool, cervical waterfalls, relaxation room, herbal tea room.
The towel is included for all customers with SPA entrance included in the booking. It is mandatory to use headphones and flip-flops, which can also be purchased on site. Access to the wellness center is allowed from 16 years of age.
Gastronomy - Catering
The rich Sicilian culinary tradition offers endless ideas here for creations in the kitchen. They are inspired by her, starting from local and seasonal raw materials, and then enriching the proposal with contemporary and international influences. Food quality and freshness are our fundamental prerequisites to guarantee pleasure and well-being even at the table. In the gourmet or à la carte menus you will find tasty, rich but always light dishes, which you will enjoy in a refined and stylish setting. The tasty breakfast with sweet and savory buffet will give you a good morning, while a dinner based on the best dishes will delight you in the evening. A full-bodied wine list accompanies the dishes, with an eye to fine local wines.
Activities - Excursions - Tours
On the slopes of the largest volcano in Europe stands Il Picciolo Etna Golf Resort. The view climbs up the north-eastern slope of Etna, recently proclaimed a UNESCO heritage site. A mysterious presence that for millennia has dispensed wealth and fruitfulness. They are landscapes of disarming beauty, radiated by the warm Mediterranean light, covered with olive groves, vineyards, orchards, and custodians of unique riches in the world. Greek theaters, baroque architecture, archaeological remains alternate with natural parks, wild peaks, river courses, endless sunsets and enchanting beaches.
Discover the area with the local coach : a figure available in the resort who boasts a deep knowledge of the area, at your disposal to suggest tour experiences to discover the surrounding wonders. It can create ad hoc itineraries and packages for lovers of culture, food and wine, sports and nature, can book evenings at the theater, outdoor dinners in the most exclusive places, helicopter flights. Thanks to his help you will be able to discover the true soul of the Etna area and beyond.
An extraordinary and historic golf course that climbs the volcano. The first 18 holes of all of Sicily, with rather demanding technical characteristics, are developed around the ancient rural residence that houses the resort’s services. Extended along the slopes of Etna , in an unparalleled landscape, the golf course of Il Picciolo Golf Club is the first 18-hole PAR 72 course built in Sicily. Made in 1989 by the famous architect Luigi Rota Caremoli , this spectacular course with holes dug into the characteristic lava stone of Etna, is spread over a course of 5,870 meters and offers driving range, putting and pitching green.
Kids parking for children from 4 to 12 years (in the summer months) –To allow parents to enjoy maximum relaxation while carrying out the various activities in the resort, qualified personnel and dedicated spaces are available on site where, based on the scheduled appointments, children will be followed and involved in play activities, creative workshops, group games, basic training for the sport of golf.
The services indicated may be subject to charges or include club cards to be paid locally.