HOTEL SIGNUM is situated on the verdant island of Salina in the Aeolian Islands, an archipelago located in the Tyrrhenian Sea just north of Sicily. Charming and historic, the hotel is everything discerning travelers seek in a four-star island retreat, owned and operated by husband and wife team Clara Rametta and Michele Caruso. Their passion and dedication has resulted in a gem of a property that represents the ultimate in comfort, relaxation, and beauty. The hotel’s thirty delightful rooms are tastefully decorated with native antiques and furnishings. Outside, terraces and balconies provide breathtaking views to the lush gardens and the sea, while the intoxicating scent emanating from the surrounding citrus and jasmine groves perfumes the air. Relaxation is the order of the day, whether at the scenic outdoor infinity pool, inside the elegant library, or at the beach, which is just steps from the hotel.
The exclusive on-site Salus per Aquam (SPA) offers guests a host of exceptional skin and body treatments using the islands natural geothermic, mineral-rich waters. A drink at the solarium bar while enjoying views of the neighboring islands of Panarea and Stromboli is the perfect way to continue the day’s enchantment into the evening. In the kitchen at Signum Resturant, cooking side-by-side, Chef Michael Caruso and his daughter Chef Martina Caruso create traditional Aeolian dishes with an innovative twist that’s nothing short of inspirational. Wine affectionatos will delight in Signum’s cellar, which is stocked with carefully selected bottles from all over Italy and Europe, including local rarities with special attention given to small producers, natural and biodynamic wines.