Well before the growing awareness of the need to preserve the environment and involve local communities in conserving their resources, Relais & Châteaux had embarked on an ambitious ecological and social policy. Controlling energy and water consumption, preparing dishes with organic ingredients produced on site, developing the professional skills and know-how of local stakeholders… all contribute to making our establishments the most beautiful places on earth. The Sustainability Trophy awarded by our partner Duval-Leroy rewards the commitment of those who help protect artisanal practices, support the agricultural community and ocean resources and preserve regional culture.
Hotel and restaurant on the seafront. Salina is the greenest of the seven Aeolian Islands that emerge from the deep blue Tyrrhenian Sea. Capofaro’s small whitewashed buildings and fresh water swimming pool stand regally amid the vineyard of the Tasca d’Almerita family, at the foot of one of two extinct volcanoes. Simply adorned, each room opens onto a terrace facing the sea where the fascinating silhouettes of neighbouring Stromboli and Panarea take shape. The chef leads guests on a sun-filled gastronomic journey, infused with the salty and sweet flavours of the produce grown in the property's rich volcanic soil. Following the grand monsù tradition befitting this Sicilian land of aristocracy, he proposes pairings with the Malvasia wine produced in the family vineyard. ... Learn moreless