The Best Hotels in Aeolian Islands

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Aeolian Islands. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Hotel Ravesi

Rated 9.6 in 274 reviews

Hotel Ravesi is surrounded by green gardens, and is just 500 metres from the beach in Salina Island. Its beautifully… See more

Hotel Ravesi is surrounded by green gardens, and is just 500 metres from the beach in Salina Island. Its beautifully furnished rooms offer panoramic sea or garden views and free internet.

Ravesi Hotel enjoys a charming location steps away from Malfa’s central piazza. There is an infinity pool on site with views of Malfa Bay and the islands of Stromboli and Panarea.

The Ravesi is set in renovated farm buildings from the 19th century, and its air-conditioned rooms include a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a minibar. They all come with a private bathroom fitted with bidet, free toiletries, and hairdryer.

The bar is set in a former wine cellar and serves snacks, drinks, and traditional Aeolian aperitifs, and sandwiches and salads are available at the pool-side bar. During August, the property also organizes concerts and live events.

Rooms from $186

Therasia Sea and SPA is set on the peninsula of Vulcanello, with views of the Aeolian Islands. This impressive building… See more

Therasia Sea and SPA is set on the peninsula of Vulcanello, with views of the Aeolian Islands. This impressive building in white stone features a modern spa, and a private access to the sea.

Local materials have been used to build the Therasia, including molten rock from Mount Etna, Sicilian terracotta, cedar and olive wood. The rooms are elegant and decorated in soft, relaxing colours.

Guests can explore a nearby walking path of 1 km, going through Mediterranean bush, cactuses, and subtropical plants. A free shuttle to the centre of Vulcano and the harbour is also available.

Each room is equipped with a balcony, an LCD TV with satellite channels, and a private bathroom in lava stone and coloured Sicilian tiles. Some rooms offer views of the sea and the islands.

The property has 4 different restarurant: L'Arcipelago: Dive into the heart of Sicilian tradition at L'Arcipelago, where dinner comes alive with a selection of the region's finest meats, vegetables from our garden, and the freshest seafood. The restaurant's sharing degustation menus and à la carte options celebrate the authentic flavors of Sicily.

Rooms from $348

Quartara Boutique Hotel

Rated 9.4 in 23 reviews

Just a few metres away from the hub of the town of Panarea, the smallest of the Aeolian Islands, Quartara Resort Hotel… See more

Just a few metres away from the hub of the town of Panarea, the smallest of the Aeolian Islands, Quartara Resort Hotel offers a tranquil location. Enjoy panoramic views over the coast and harbour.

The hotel is located in Piano Quartara, a plateau above the harbour where you can still see traces of a prehistoric settlement.

Quartara Resort Hotel is furnished in teak wood and decorated with the best items of the Sicilian handicraft. Admire the lava-stone floors from Caltagirone and the hand decorated tiles from Santo Stefano di Camastra.

Rooms from $236

Hotel Villa Enrica - Aeolian Charme

Rated 9.0 in 278 reviews

Located on a hill in Lipari, this boutique hotel enjoys views of the Mediterranean Sea from its pool and furnished… See more

Located on a hill in Lipari, this boutique hotel enjoys views of the Mediterranean Sea from its pool and furnished terraces. Its grounds extend over 30,000 m² of fruit trees and flowers.

All rooms at Hotel Villa Enrica feature a patio with chairs or deckchairs. They are air conditioned and include a minibar, satellite TV and a bathroom. Some have a hydromassage shower or bathtub.

A buffet breakfast is served on a sea-view terrace. In the summer, cold meals, salads and fresh fruit are served for lunch at a partner restaurant nearby which can be reached by a free shuttle.

Villa Enrica features an infinity pool with hydromassage and a sun terrace. It offers free Wi-Fi in the ground-floor public areas, and free parking. Towels, bikes, cars and motorboats can be rented on-site.

The hotel provides booking and ticketing services for trips in the surrounding islands.

Rooms from $67

Hotel Mea - Aeolian Charme

Rated 9.1 in 411 reviews

Hotel Mea is 500 metres from the port in the centre of Lipari. It offers an Aeolian restaurant, and a sea-view swimming… See more

Hotel Mea is 500 metres from the port in the centre of Lipari. It offers an Aeolian restaurant, and a sea-view swimming pool with hydromassage jets. The Moorish-style rooms come with a furnished patio or balcony.

Rooms at the Mea are air-conditioned, and decorated with bright colours and tiled floors. Each comes with a minibar and a private bathroom with a hairdryer. All include free high-speed WiFi access.

The restaurant serves local cuisine and specialises in fish dishes. A daily Italian buffet breakfast is provided.

The beaches of Canneto are 4 km from the property. Ferries depart from the port of Lipari, a 5-minute walk away, to all Aeolian islands, Milazzo, Messina and Reggio Calabria.

Rooms from $77

Tenuta di Castellaro Winery & Resort

Resort

Rated 9.6 in 37 reviews

Set in Lipari, 7.4 km from Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano, Tenuta di Castellaro Winery & Resort offers… See more

Set in Lipari, 7.4 km from Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano, Tenuta di Castellaro Winery & Resort offers accommodation with a garden, free private parking and a terrace. The air-conditioned rooms provide a garden view and come with a wardrobe and free WiFi.

All guest rooms in the resort are fitted with a coffee machine. Featuring a private bathroom with a bidet and free toiletries, rooms at Tenuta di Castellaro Winery & Resort also have a sea view. At the accommodation all rooms have bed linen and towels.

A buffet, à la carte or continental breakfast can be enjoyed at the property.

San Bartolomeo Cathedral is 7.4 km from Tenuta di Castellaro Winery & Resort.

Rooms from $221

Built in the beginning of the 1900’s and situated on rocks sloping into the sea, it has the charm of a colonial villa… See more

Built in the beginning of the 1900’s and situated on rocks sloping into the sea, it has the charm of a colonial villa and the comforts of a modern hotel.

L’Ariana is an ideal place to spend a relaxing holiday in a friendly atmosphere amongst untouched natural surroundings. Situated within walking distance from the port of Rinella, it is also a perfect starting point for daily excursions to the other Aeolian Islands. Due to its location the hotel is also an ideal base for a number of outdoor activities including fishing, diving and snorkelling.

Rooms from $166

Il Gabbiano Relais in Stromboli

Aparthotel

Rated 9.4 in 324 reviews

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool with hydromassage and a spacious garden, Il Gabbiano Relais offers luxurious… See more

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool with hydromassage and a spacious garden, Il Gabbiano Relais offers luxurious apartments and suites in Stromboli, a 5-minute walk from the beachfront. Organic furniture, linen and cleaning products are used throughout.

The air-conditioned accommodation is located in a converted dance club. Each unit includes an equipped terrace, kitchen or kitchenette with oven and coffee machine and en suite bathroom. Free WiFi access is available throughout.

Your apartment comes stocked with coffee, tea and milk. For your self-service breakfast, a basket is delivered to your apartment daily including croissants, bread and biscuits. Two bottles of water are also provided.

The Island can be reached from Messina, Milazzo or Naples. Stromboli Harbour is a 15-minute walk from Relais Il Gabbiano in Stromboli.

Rooms from $116

Principe Di Salina Boutique Hotel

Rated 9.7 in 60 reviews

The Principe Di Salina is a design boutique hotel offering free WiFi and unique sea views from its panoramic terraces… See more

The Principe Di Salina is a design boutique hotel offering free WiFi and unique sea views from its panoramic terraces. Surrounded by Malvasia vineyards, it is a typical example of the Aeolian Islands' style.

Principe Di Salina Boutique Hotel features air-conditioned rooms, each with a small sea-view terrace.

At the centre of Principe Di Salina Hotel there is a sun terrace with a summer outdoor pool and geothermal hot tub, which can be used free of charge.

The restaurant, open for lunch, is set on one of the terraces, with views of Stromboli and Panarea islands. Italian recipes and regional recipes can be sampled in the restaurant offering genuine cuisine.

The hotel is located 5 minutes' walk from the centre of Malfa. The nearest beach is 1.2 km away and free parking is available.

Rooms from $217

Hotel Villa Cute - HVC

Rated 9.3 in 232 reviews

Situated in a 19th century villa, in a quiet Lipari area with a infinity swimming pool, Hotel Villa Cute - HVC was… See more

Situated in a 19th century villa, in a quiet Lipari area with a infinity swimming pool, Hotel Villa Cute - HVC was entirely renovated and is run by its owners.

Hotel Villa Cute - HVC offers the perfect location for a relaxing holiday on the main and most picturesque island of the Aeolian Archipelago. The hotel is strategically positioned just 100 metres from the town centre and 300 metres from Marina Lunga beach.

This peaceful hotel is comprised of double rooms and suites, all of which are elegantly furnished and equipped with modern facilities.

The hotel organises activities such as boat excursions to nearby islands, fishing and dinners in typical trattorias.

Rooms from $75

Hotel Eros

Rated 9.5 in 345 reviews

Hotel Eros is surrounded by a garden with a swimming pool and solarium. All rooms include a satellite TV, a safe, a… See more

Hotel Eros is surrounded by a garden with a swimming pool and solarium.

All rooms include a satellite TV, a safe, a minibar, and air conditioning. Bathrooms come with free toiletries and a hairdryer.

It is possible to rent bikes or boats directly at the front desk. The property also organizes tours of the Aeolian Islands.

The property offers a direct access to the Acque Calde beach. The centre of Vulcano is 300 meters away.

Rooms from $106

La Salina Hotel Borgo Di Mare

Rated 9.5 in 106 reviews

Located in the tranquil village of Lingua, on the Island of Salina, Hotel Borgo Di Mare is surrounded by lush gardens… See more

Located in the tranquil village of Lingua, on the Island of Salina, Hotel Borgo Di Mare is surrounded by lush gardens and is just 10 metres from its free private beach. Most rooms have a balcony or terrace.

La Salina Hotel Borgo Di Mare overlooks the lighthouse and the small Lingua Lake, which is a halting ground for migratory birds such pink flamingos. The harbour of Santa Maria di Salina is 2 km away, and shops, restaurants, and a church are located nearby.

The rooms offer air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and a minibar. Some rooms offer views of the sea, some are complete with a spa bath, and some feature a hammock on the terrace.

The property is comprised of traditional buildings that have been restored according to the Aeolian architecture style, and a 100-m² garden with gazebo and sun terrace.

A generous breakfast is served daily from 08:00 until 11:00, and includes sweet and savoury food. The hotel features a bar that overlooks the sea, where you can enjoy happy hour. A restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine for lunch and dinner, is located 500 metres away.

Rooms from $91

Punta Sallustro Lipari

Bed & Breakfast

Rated 9.6 in 94 reviews

Punta Sallustro Lipari is a restored 19th-century villa with a Mediterranean-style internal garden. It offers elegant… See more

Punta Sallustro Lipari is a restored 19th-century villa with a Mediterranean-style internal garden. It offers elegant and colourful rooms and a sweet breakfast daily.

The air-conditioned rooms are decorated with typical Sicilian tiled and come with an en suite bathroom featuring free toiletries and slippers.

Breakfast is served in the garden of the property. You will also receive a welcome coffee and a biscuit.

San Bartolomeo Cathedral is 400 metres from Punta Sallustro Lipari, while Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano is 400 metres from the property. The nearest airport is Tito Menniti Airport, 75 km from Punta Sallustro Lipari.

Rooms from $129

Hotel Santa Marina Antica Foresteria

Rated 9.0 in 302 reviews

Set just 20 metres from the coast and a pebble-stone beach, Hotel Santa Marina features a furnished terrace and spacious… See more

Set just 20 metres from the coast and a pebble-stone beach, Hotel Santa Marina features a furnished terrace and spacious air-conditioned rooms. Wi-Fi is free in all public areas.

The rooms are elegant and fitted with antique wooden beds, or wrought-iron beds. All are provided with a satellite LCD TV and a fully equipped en suite bathroom. The suites are spacious and feature a living area, while all superior rooms offer a private terrace with panoramic views of the sea.

At the Santa Marina Hotel you can also enjoy live music, directly in the comfort of the shared terrace.

A rich buffet-style breakfast is served daily in the shared terrace, equipped with plenty of tables and chairs. It offers sweet products, including croissants and cakes, together with fresh fruit and hot drinks.

The harbour, with its links to Naples, is less than 200 metres from the property. Lingua, with its beautiful and varied beaches, is a 5-minute drive away.

Rooms from $106

Hotel Mamma Santina

Rated 9.1 in 167 reviews

Featuring Aeolian-style architecture, Hotel Mamma Santina is set in several houses with terrace, balcony or patio. The… See more

Featuring Aeolian-style architecture, Hotel Mamma Santina is set in several houses with terrace, balcony or patio. The resort offers views of Lipari, Panarea and Stromboli islands, and a free-form pool.

Rooms are decorated with natural-wood furniture and Aeolian hand-painted tiles. All rooms are air-conditioned and have free Wi-Fi and an LCD TV. Most have a terrace. Patios and terraces are equipped with hammocks.

The restaurant offers Sicilian cuisine and specialises in fish dishes. A generous buffet breakfast is provided daily.

The hotel offers a paid shuttle service from/to the port of Santa Marina Salina, about 600 meters away.

Rooms from $101

Hotel Bougainville

Rated 8.9 in 305 reviews

The Bougainville is located near Lipari’s Marina Lunga Bay and the Pignataro tourist harbour, and provides a free… See more

The Bougainville is located near Lipari’s Marina Lunga Bay and the Pignataro tourist harbour, and provides a free pick-up service on request. The hotel's terraces offer beautiful views, and a pool with hydromassage function is for free.

Set in lush Mediterranean gardens, Hotel Bougainville overlooks the sea, the town and the acropolis. Rooms are in traditional Aeolian style.

For dinner you have a choice. The hotel has its own restaurant that serves traditional Sicilian and Aeolian cuisine and offers a small terrace overlooking the garden.

Rooms from $86

La Zagara Hotel

Rated 8.7 in 392 reviews

Just a few steps from Canneto Beach on Lipari island, La Zagara offers a sun terrace overlooking the islands of Panarea… See more

Just a few steps from Canneto Beach on Lipari island, La Zagara offers a sun terrace overlooking the islands of Panarea and Stromboli. It has a free Wi-Fi zone and garden with citrus groves.

La Zagara Hotel is within easy reach of the island's shops and restaurants. Public transport is close by and staff can organise connections to Sicily's main airports, as well as car and scooter rental.

The hotel's interiors are decorated in warm colours and have minimalist décor. The rooms are air conditioned and include a flat-screen TV and safe. Most have partial sea views.

Local produce, croissants and cakes are served as part of the buffet breakfast, which can be enjoyed on the terrace.

Rooms from $74

Hotel Oasi

Rated 8.9 in 209 reviews

Hotel Oasi is set in the island of Panarea, part of the Aeolian Islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea. It offers a pool immersed… See more

Hotel Oasi is set in the island of Panarea, part of the Aeolian Islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea. It offers a pool immersed in the garden, and free WiFi throughout.

Rooms at Oasi Hotel are air conditioned and feature TV, minibar and a furnished patio. They are all built surrounding the hotel’s garden with pool.

Boat rental is available on request. Staff will be glad to arrange helicopter excursions to the surrounding islands.

At the hotel you will find Restaurant Da Pina, with covered terraces, and Restaurant Calajunco Da Pina, offering open-air terraces and sea view during summer.

The hotel is a 5-minute walk from the harbour, for ferries and hydrofoils to Lipari, Stromboli and Santa Marina Salina. Free transfer service from and to the harbour is available on request.

Rooms from $107

Hotel Aktea

Rated 8.8 in 189 reviews

Offering a large garden with swimming pool, Aktea provides a free shuttle to and from Lipari harbour, 500 metres away… See more

Offering a large garden with swimming pool, Aktea provides a free shuttle to and from Lipari harbour, 500 metres away. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, a furnished balcony or patio and an LCD TV.

Your room is bright and colourful with a wrought iron bed and patterned tiled floors. Each one has a minibar and private bathroom, some with a hydromassage bath or shower.

Breakfast and dinner are served at Aktea's restaurant overlooking the swimming pool or on the poolside itself. You can enjoy Sicilian specialities made with only the freshest ingredients.

This 4-star hotel is just 400 metres from the nearest beach and is close to some of the most beautiful beaches on the island of Lipari. Boats to the other Aeolian Islands and Sicily leave from the harbour nearby.

Rooms from $106

Residence Hotel Baia Portinenti

Rated 8.7 in 177 reviews

Baia Portinenti offers elegant accommodation, in a peaceful area 30 metres from a secluded beach. The property features… See more

Baia Portinenti offers elegant accommodation, in a peaceful area 30 metres from a secluded beach. The property features a beautiful garden with whirlpool. The staff provide a courteous Eolian hospitality.

All rooms feature a flat-screen TV, cool tiled floors, and a private bathroom. Some rooms have a panoramic terrace, and some include a kitchenette.

On arrival and departure the Portinenti offers a free shuttle bus to/from the harbour, between 08:00 and 21:00. Lipari's historic centre is 200 metres away.

Rooms and common lounges feature sophisticated modern furnishings. On request, breakfast is served on the terrace with views of the sea.

Rooms from $77