Altafiumara Resort & Spa, Calabia



Immerse yourself in the enchantment of the Costa Viola by booking a stay at the Altafiumara Resort & Spa, the luxurious resort of the Montesano Hotels that will give your holiday in Reggio Calabria a touch of exclusivity and a special charm thanks to the unique location in one of the most fascinating areas the Calabrian coast.


A short distance north of the center of Reggio Calabria begins the so called Costa Viola, a wild stretch of coastline characterized by high cliffs and small coves featuring a nature that hosts, cleverly nestled in the territory of Villa San Giovanni, the Altafiumara Resort & Spa.


Altafiumara Resort & Spa arises in a 10 acre park along the cliff side of the Costa Viola (it is called the Violet coast due to the colour of the land at sunset) in the splendid natural scenery of the Straits of Messina between the towns of Villa San Giovanni and Scilla, just 11 km from Reggio Calabria.

This peerless unique setting amongst the exclusive bays, the crystal clear waters of the Viola coast and the unexpected ragged cliffs that dive into the sea. Our guests may choose from walking around the surrounding park with it's internationally acclaimed works of art or perhaps visit the "vegetable garden" and the "aromatic herbal pathway". 

  • Sleep in the mythical Castle overlooking the sea. The historic Borbonic castle of the late 17th century has been wisely restored to it’s previous glory. 
  • The "Sporting" and wellness. The Sporting, situated in the southern part of the park, immersed in greenery, that is where you’ll find the swimming-pool and the cliff-edge putting green. Linked to the Well-being centre "Notos". 
  • The "Island" Within a romantic garden, looking out towards the sea or facing the water-lily pond shaded by palm trees, the Islands include elegant rooms in Mediterranean style.


The resort features 128 rooms of which 40 suites, 38 junior suites and 49 standard and of course the most romantic and luxurious appartament ’Fata Morgana’,


distributed in three different buildings of great charm and superior comfort:


The Castle is a 5* antique Borbonic fort built in the late 17th century wisely and knowledgably restored bringing back its original splendor:


Le Isole - The Islands are 4* and there are 45 Mediterranean style rooms each with a patio and private garden;


Sporting, is an elegant 5* building facing the Swimming pool, the Putting green and ’Notos’ The Wellbeing Centre.



The I Due Mari restaurant is a dining experience offering its guests fine food and elegant flavours. The cuisine is solar and Mediterranean, fragrant and genuine. The setting is a gorgeous terrace from which to enjoy the stunning views of the Costa Viola and the Strait of Messina.


The Accademia del Vino, or Wine Academy, is the perfect place for wine lovers who seek to learn more. There is seating for 52 guests in this secret cellar underneath the Castello, steeped in history with ancient stone-vaulted ceilings. There are 8,000 bottles of more than 450 labels from the best domestic and international wineries on the carefully compiled wine list, all jealously guarded in the cellar. 




Other Facilities

Notos Wellness Centre

In the heart of the Mediterranean, full of history and charm, we find 'Notos', Altafiumara's oasis dedicated to well-being, immersed in the greenery of the park. 


The 800sq.m. structure is built on two levels and is totally dedicated to intense sensorial stimuli, which are the result of a relentless study into the forms, colours and materials that beautify us all internally and externally.  


Notos ambients, Hammam, Ludicum, Vapor Area, Beauty Center, Hydro-pool, Tearoom, with restful colors and materials, are in harmony with the discreet hospitality and accurate of Resort and with the holistic thought of spa.