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A week stay in this marvelous island full with volcanic energies is starting to get a yearly place... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
Mosta, Malta
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I set my heart on coming here after reading a Lonely Planet article (doctors' surgery = old... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

A week stay in this marvelous island full with volcanic energies is starting to get a yearly place in my life ...thanks Miscela d’Oro for their hospitality

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank 474adriang
Reviewed July 3, 2018

I set my heart on coming here after reading a Lonely Planet article (doctors' surgery = old magazine). The article raved about the food, the landscape, the walks and one or two of the hotels. We booked Mamma Santina in Santa Marina. It's quite a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank Silverfinch
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

A great time with our friends two of which had relatives on the island and owned three vilas and a shop. We had a great round trip of the island on hired motor scooters and two young Italian guides. We had a wonderful week on...More

Date of experience: February 2017
5  Thank Steve A
Reviewed August 3, 2016

Beguiling is a constant when swanning around the islands, the feeling timeless yet with lovely boutiques for distraction. The atmosphere a nice mix of sophistication and simplicity. Its certainly the plonk that is the key interest as well as the scenery and smells from the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
5  Thank Eli B
Reviewed July 24, 2016

While traveling on the ferry to this island can be tricky (we received tickets that did not match our email travel confirmation--check and recheck information), once you're there you want to stay the rest of your life. The local restaurants, hotels, and residents are so...More

Date of experience: July 2016
4  Thank sunshine_susan
Reviewed February 11, 2016

We went with family and a boat full of relations from lipari for a night out to listen to a local group, and have a meal in one of the local restaurants it was very large and very busy, but the food was great considering...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank D V
Reviewed August 6, 2015

Stood on Lipari four nights and did daily boat excursions to 6 of the 7 aeolian islands. Hint: the boat excursions Aliente let you jump in the ocean two to three times per sailing...So worth it after spending time in the 100 degree sun and...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Rich_in_Spain_1
Reviewed July 13, 2015

What a beautiful, relaxing, Land of the Lotus Eaters kind of sanctuary. We spent three nights on Salina recently after a night on Lipari. We had visited the archeological museum on Lipari, which was a great introduction to the human and geological history of the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
6  Thank ScottiP
Reviewed June 28, 2015

Salina offers stunning views of the sea, of the Sicilian and Calabrian coasts, of the other Eolian islands. Its sea is crystal clear and the many tours that can be organized there, may give you the chance to see dolphins, sperm whales, and other gems...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank corrado l
Reviewed October 21, 2014

We stayed on Salina for four days at the end of September and I would like to echo other reviews about how beautiful it is. We stayed at Hotel Mamma Santina which is in a wonderful situation, looking out over the sea to Stromboli. It's...More

Date of experience: September 2014
11  Thank maryjaneflanagan
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