More and more couples choose Sicily and its historical landscape beauties for a holiday. However, those wishing to spend an ultra-romantic should consider Salina, on the Aeolian islands, not only for its breathtaking views but also for the sweetness of its Malvasia wine and famous capers.
The island of Salina is elegant, but without pomp. Green and luxuriant like no other. Its name comes from the salty lake in the locality of Lingua. Locals used its salt to preserve the food. The Greeks called it Didyme, “twins”, for its two mountains. A well-equipped marina in Santa Marina welcomes yachts of various sizes, while the hydrofoil pier guarantees tourist connections a hundred meters away. With hydrofoils departing throughout the day from Milazzo, Palermo or Naples, traveling to the island is fairly straightforward.
As soon as you disembark the hydrofoil, refrigerated with air conditioning, the fresh wind immediately envelops you, softening the sun’s rays on your skin. Santa Marina is a simple town with an alluring seafaring soul. Yet there are enough elegant and expensive shops where you can buy artistic ceramics, oriental drapes and handmade objects from local artisans.