The hotel is located sufficiently central that you quickly and easily can walk to restaurants, shops and bars and everything else you find in the little center. Prefer to eat "at home", it is also an excellent option as Shalai Resort has a cozy restaurant with a good chef. Throughout the hotel prevails a pleasant contemparory atmosphere where the historic features of the mansion meet with the modern. All this is done in great harmony for you to be able to fully enjoy your stay. At the same time, you can explore Sicily and enricht yourself with lots of exciting experiences
Shalai Resort is a small boutique hotel and many of the guests are very fond of it's quality, because it is so peaceful and relaxing. The majestic building dates from the 1800s, and has little story to tell, as it has always been privately owned. Further down from the reception you find a bar from where you can order drinks and they offer a large selection of wines from Sicily. In Shalai Resort you will also find a good restaurant serving traditional local dishes. The style is charming and warm, and the chairs and tables in the two dining rooms is kept in a "conservatory-like" style. They serve both lunch and dinner and you can order special food such as vegetarian or gluten-free in advance. It is clear that the staff finds it important for you to be able to enjoy your stay and feel good. One floor up you will find a large communal TV room where you find a huge TV covers almost half of the wall. Here you can relax with your traveling party before it's time to retire.
Sicily is known for its wonderful nature, both the islands inland and the coastlines. Ther Etna contributes to the dramatic scenery and provides an ideal setting for long, exhilarating walks and bike rides. Of course you can also explore the island in an SUV in a jeep or on horseback. There are as many ways to spice up yourholidays, and it's just about asking the reception and they will pleased to help you.
When you stay at Shalai Resort, you can easily combine the all your experiences with sun and sea, as you are only about 20km from one of Sicily's most famous beach resorts, Giardini Naxos. It is a lively place with a smalll beach but here you can enjoy seafood, and mark the island's special "Summer Pulse". Also close is Taormina, with its fine bathing coves and panoramic views of the coast, it only take about half an hour by car (27 km.) If you want extra relaxation, try the hotel's small wellness center where you find sauna, jacuzzi and Turkish bath and you can book various treatments.
The rooms are comfortable and stylish, both in terms of materials and furnishings. Some rooms have a sloping roof, some have painted ceilings and some have a different living area plan with glass walls that divide the space. The economy rooms have a double bed, Standard rooms are slightly smaller than Superior rooms, that also have frescoes from the 1800s on the ceiling. All room types are equipped with Wi-Fi, satellite TV, minibar, safe and telephone.
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