In the village of Linguaglossa and 15 km from Taormina is the Shalai Resort located halfway between mountains and sea. More precise situated on the north-east side of Mount Etna. To reach the beach from the Shalai Resort it takes about 15 minutes drive and to the Airport Catania Fontanarossa it distances 60 km.
It seems a private home with an antique taste, offering a valuable blend of tradition and modernity. Shalai Resort dates back to XIX century, once noble residence, today a charming accommodation that hosts travelers in 13 cozy rooms. A timeless luxury, understated elegance that reveals its historicity, never threatened by contemporary twist, always gentle and never out of place. In Sicilian dialect, Shalai means "fullness of joy, a moment of genuine well-being," which is the experience that the hotel would like its guests to enjoy: moments of complete well-being, personalized, involving the five senses.
Intimate, quiet and reserved, the rooms of Shalai Resort are decorated in stone and natural fabrics, with warm, soft colors.
Standard – 22 sqm, bathroom with shower, view over the inner garden or the main street. Possibility of a third bed.
Superior – 30 sqm, historical-contemporary style, shower bathroom, view over the inner garden or the main street. Possibility of a third and a fourth bed.
Family – 40 sqm, historical-contemporary style, shower bathroom, two king size beds and possibility to add an additional single bed.
The spa Shalai Resort features a wide range of regenerating and relaxing wellness programs as well as several beauty treatments by ComfortZone. The Wellness programs includes the use of sauna, whirlpool and Turkish bath. A relaxing area with aromatic scents invites guests to relax mind, body and soul. The spa welcomes its guests by appointment.
Essential design, retro atmosphere, an intimate and family setting: above all, an explosion of tastes, flavors and scents. This is the experience offered by the restaurant of Shalai Resort: a gourmet restaurant of the highest level, where the menu changes depending on the products available seasonally. The flavors of Sicilian traditional triumph with authentic and genuine tastes, accompanied by the best wines produced in the lands of Etna. The clients can freely chose to have dinner at the restaurant with a menu à la carte. The restaurant is open every day for dinner and on Saturday and Sunday also for lunch.
Services & Activities
Among the services (free or upon payment) available at Shalai Resort: private parking, possibility of excursions and tastings, cooking classes, bike rental. Golf course in the nearby.
Village – in Linguaglossa
Catania Fontanarossa airport – 60 km
Recommended beach – Marina di Cottone, 15 km
Rooms – 13
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out until 12h00
Late check-out or early check-in – on request and with a supplement of € 50 per room
Breakfast – 07h30 to 10h30 buffet
Lunch – 13h00 to 14h30 à la carte
Dinner – 20h00 to 22h30 à la carte
Small pets allowed – no
Golf course 18 holes
Whirlpool in common relax area
Dining – Shalai Restaurant (seats 30), on request: vegetarian/vegan a/o gluten-free menu; offer traditional, Mediterranean, gourmet, km zero cuisine.