At the Hotel

Discover the many things you can do or experience at Monaci,
without leaving 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 emotions in this remarkable setting, with candle lights 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 wines through the lens of winegrowing and winemaking traditions from Mount Etna. Using the estate’s vineyards and ancient winemaking facility (palmento) as the venue, this private wine tasting course is designed and taught by our own Sommelier. During the session, guests go 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

Come in our kitchen and enjoy a hands-on cooking class followed by a wonderful full course meal. Join a unique cooking classes and discover the secrets of our traditional cuisine. You will learn how to cook some of authentic and Sicilian typical dishes (pasta al forno, sarde a beccafico, arancine, pasta con le sarde, involtini di pesce spada, cannoli, cassata and much more).

Organic breakfast

Our Eco-Bio identity is revealed by the elements of our generous breakfast buffet: homemade biscuits, pastries and cakes, freshly-baked bread by our chefs in our brick oven, homemade jams using organic fruits from our orchard, cold cuts of the Nebrodi area, Sicilian cheeses, cow, goat and sheep cheeses, organic eggs from our own hens (scrambled or hard boiled), organic nut milks, the best honey of Zafferana, organic fruits and vegetables from our estate and organic unpasteurized juices.


Relax & fitness

Relax & fitness

Holistic massages

Ayurveda is a holistic approach of medical science that’s almost 5,000 years old. Our holistic treatments have several physical and psychological key benefits.

Infinity Pool

Enjoy our infinity pool overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.




Horse Ride

Explore the Sicilian Countryside in the most characteristic way, immersing yourself in the unforgettable atmosphere of mysterious Mount Etna. Ride a beautiful local horse and explore the magical and peaceful surroundings of the hotel. Forget your stress and reconnect with Nature, slow down your pace and savour the moment of inner harmony and freedom. Let this journey be the one to remember!

Etna Trekking

Full day excursion and trekking on the volcano. You will explore a lava cave and walk on the old lava flows along the path that leads to the magnificent panorama of the Valle del Bove. Activities on Mt. Etna are full of entertainment, knowledge and nature to guarantee fun for your family and friends!


Sunrise on our Terrace

From our wonderful terrace, overlooking the east side coast, admire one of the most beautiful sunrises of Mount Etna characterized by its bright orange colour, while enjoying 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 organic herbs garden. Choose the ones you love the most (or that intrigue you) and enjoy as freshly made herbal teas, either by the pool, surrounded by the greenery of our estate and with magnificent views of the sea.

Astronomy lessons

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


Monaci for your Event