Monaci proposes various activities
to be carried out within the estate.





Dinner on a hill overlooking the main house

Enjoy a romantic dinner on a private hill, with a breathtaking view. Share a special moment full of emotion in this remarkable setting, with candle light and personalized service.

Aperitif at the hall bar

This is the meeting place for guests staying at Monaci delle Terre Nere… You can have a chat, enjoy an aperitif together and listen to music. Enjoy a moment of relaxation and pleasure…

After dinner with Sicilian traditional music

After dinner, you can sample grappas, liqueurs and local bitters, listening to Sicilian traditional songs. This experience will offer you the chance to discover our culture and soul.

Cinema under the stars

Enjoy a film about Sicily by the outdoor pool, surrounded the green of the estate and with an amazing sea-view


Food & Wine

Food & Wine

The chef's secrets

Guests will learn the secrets of making our homemade pasta and gnocchi, prepared with old Sicilian wheat and filled with wild herbs collected on our farm. The lesson takes place in the Hotel’s own bakery, where the homemade bread, pasta and pastries we offer our guests are made every day.

Tasting of 5 wines with the sommelier of Monaci

Guests of Monaci delle Terre Nere have a unique opportunity to learn about the world of wine through the lens of winegrowing and winemaking traditions of Mount Etna. Utilizing the estate’s vineyards and ancient winemaking facility (palmento), this private wine course is designed and taught by Our Sommelier. Over this time, guests are invited on an educational vineyard walk and a palmento tour followed by an expert-led tasting of wines from the Monaci delle Terre Nere estate and the best producers on the volcano.

Sicilian cooking lessons

Take a stroll in our herb garden. Choose the ones you love the most or that intrigue you, and drink from the tea, maybe by the pool, surrounded by greenery of the estate and with magnificent views of the sea ...

Organic breakfast

Our Eco-Bio identity is revealed by the elements of our breakfast buffet: homemade biscuits, pastries, cakes, fresh-baked bread done by our chefs in the brick oven, homemade jams, cold cuts of the Nebrodi area, Sicilian cheese, dairy, goat and sheep cheese, organic eggs (scrambled and hard boiled), the best honey of Zafferana, fruits and vegetables of our estate and organic unpasteurized juices.


Relax & fitness

Relax & fitness

Holistic massages

Ayurveda is an holistic system of medical science and is almost 5000 years old. Our holistic treatments have several physical and psychological benefits.

Yoga & Pilates

During summer our guests can enjoy relaxing and healthy yoga sessions in the natural scenery of our gardens.

Yoga & Wine Retreat

Say goodbye to stress and worries, re-aligning your body, mind and spirit within our Country Boutique Hotel. Click here for more info

Infinity Pool

Enjoy our infinity pool overlooking the Mediterranean.




Sunrise on our Terrace

From our wonderful terrace, overlooking the east side coast, you may admire one of the most beautiful sunrise of Mount Etna characterized by its bright orange colour, while having a hot drink. Enjoy this exclusive experience with personalized service.

Bike rides

You can also discover Monaci through a tour around the 40 acre estate, or its surroundings through amazing nature trails. Free bikes are available for guests.


The Herb Route

Take a stroll in our herb garden. Choose the ones you love the most, or which intrigue you and drink the tea, maybe by the pool, surrounded by greenery of the estate and with magnificent views of the sea ...
And relaxation is assured.

Astronomy lessons

Take this rare opportunity to explore the beauty of bright stars by the pool, with professional astronomers and powerful telescopes.


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