Il Minareto is a “Luxury Seaside Resort” that rises in front of the island of Ortigia, on a promontory bathed by the crystalline waters of the Plemmirio nature reserve. A dream destination where, thanks to the crystal clear waters or simply relaxing by the pool, your holiday in Magical Sicily will be unforgettable.
The Resort consists of 77 rooms, 4 Junior Suites overlooking the sea, one of which with a private cliff descent and 10 Villas. In addition, this luxurious residence has an internal restaurant and panoramic terrace, a poolside Grill & Bar, equipped cliff with a view of Ortigia, terrace with Jacuzzi overlooking the sea, semi-Olympic freshwater infinity pool, wellness center and beach. private equipped. An oasis within the oasis, to discover reserved corners where you can re-establish the strong bond that each of us has with Mother Nature. Finding yourself walking barefoot on the damp and fresh grass at the first light of dawn, paying homage to the sun with a relaxing and regenerating yoga activity, finding a reserved corner to be able to do meditation by re-establishing contact with our spirit and our body, relax in the hours of sunset breathing in the intense scents of lavender and mint, look for moments of silence in which to sink into the reading of a good book.
Pets: allowed on request.
The Resort has 74 rooms and 6 Juniors overlooking the sea, one of which has a private cliff descent and 10 Villas. All the rooms are distributed in reserved and exclusive cottages surrounded and protected by a luxuriant Mediterranean vegetation and offer all the comforts and luxury accessories. They have an equipped private terrace, independent air conditioning system with air recirculation, mini bar, safe, 32 ” LCD televisions. The types are: Classic with Terrace, Superior with Terrace, Ortigia Sea View, Ortigia Deluxe Sea View, Family Junior Suite, Panoramic Sea View Suite.
Villas: Fourteen villas with private swimming pool and Jacuzzi, luxury environments to find the right privacy in an exclusive environment. Ideal for families or for couples of friends, the Villas enjoy an extraordinary location and have a private outdoor swimming pool or Jacuzzi. From 70 square meters up to 250 square meters the Villas offer spaces and comfort of extreme luxury.
Terme Wellness - Wellness Center
The 2B Minareto Tower is a Romantic & Private Area designed for the exclusive use of the couple, where guests can regenerate their body by taking advantage of the Sauna, Turkish Bath, Emotional Shower and whirlpool tub. Area 2B is located on the first terrace of the suggestive Minaret tower which rises up to 20 meters high. Through a staircase it is possible to reach the second and third terrace from which it is possible to enjoy the panoramic view of the most beautiful sea in Sicily with the island of Ortigia in the background, a UNESCO heritage site. At the end of the route we recommend tasting some herbal teas on one of the sea view terraces of the Minareto tower (duration 1 hour and 30 ‘). The two modern massage rooms “Black” & “White” were inaugurated in March 2012, both functional and of extreme design, but each with a different soul. Two exclusive environments overlooking the splendid sea that surrounds the Resort, where you can enjoy a moment of relaxation in a unique atmosphere, letting yourself be pampered by the skilled hands of expert staff. A wide range of treatments available to choose from, from basic beauty treatments to latest generation treatments to regenerate body and mind.
The fitness room, equipped with the most modern machinery, will make you rediscover the joy of carving out moments where the rest of the world remains outside. Covering an area of 70 m², the Resort’s gym offers the best in the sector to those who do not want to give up taking care of their physical shape at any time.
Open 24 hours a day, so as not to limit your desire for sport, it offers the most modern Technogym equipment to allow a complete training cycle.
Gastronomy - Catering
In Sicily, speaking of cuisine means embarking on a journey within a journey, made up of flavors, smells and scents that have made this land famous all over the world. The food and wine experience at the Minareto Luxury Resort is an experience to be experienced by your palate and spirit in different forms. The Nesos restaurant consists of an internal room with a capacity of up to 250 seats, which will bring to mind the ancient aristocratic lounges, and an external room – the Latomie Terrace – overlooking the sea, which will make your dining experience unique in a setting spectacular. By the pool, the Pool Bar Restaurant is a meeting point for all guests of the resort, where they can relax before dinner enjoying an aperitif accompanied by delicious finger food or have a meal delighting the palate with genuine flavors, such as freshly caught fish. in the day. Even more exclusive is the Titanic Terrace, open only for special events and themed evenings, chosen in the past by Dolce & Gabbana for one of its social events.
Activities - Excursions - Tours
The private sandy beach, in the enchanting Baia delle Latomie within the protected marine area, with crystal clear waters and a soft white beach, is an oasis of peace, sun and sea available to all guests of the Resort. The bay is easily reachable from every room and offers the possibility to lie down in the sun on comfortable sun loungers with umbrella, in the most absolute respect for privacy. Dedicated and specialized staff will be at guests’ complete disposal, guaranteeing constant attention to fulfill every request and guarantee a pleasant relaxation. Free beach towels service is carried out.
The swimming pool, located in the heart of the Resort, is the ideal place for those who wish to enjoy the most beautiful Sicilian sun on comfortable EMU sun loungers with colorful, whimsical umbrellas, sip a refreshing drink and chat in the relaxation area furnished with elegant tables and chairs. The Chef of the Grill & Bar Restaurant will welcome you and lead you to discover the typical products that you can taste comfortably seated by the pool. Free pool towels service is provided. Semi-Olympic infinity pool, of fresh water, at room temperature. Next to the dazzling blue of the sea, the green of nature stands out imposingly and majestically at the Minareto Luxury Resort. Three hectares of authentic Mediterranean scrub, which surround the structure, enveloping and protecting it and inviting our guests to leave all the problems and stress of everyday life at home.
Rich program of activities including Yoga sessions, day trips, Running, Snorkeling, bike tours, “Commissario Montalbano” tour, nature excursions, Wine & Food Experience, Fishing Tourism, Market Food Tour, Etna and Taormina excursion.