Slightly further than 15km from Reggio Calabria, surrounded by greenery on the Calabrian side of the Strait of Messina, Altafiumara Resort&Spa raises on a cliff overlooking the clear waters of the Costa Viola, where the sky and the sea acquire violet reflections at the sunset and the dark silhouettes of the Aeolian Islands and Etna volcano stand out at the horizon. Timeless suggestions that esteemed writers stated in their legendary verses… “On this distant southern coast, the nights are sacred to the poets of Hellas” (G.R. Gissing)
One of the most ancient activities, now became a tradition, is surely the fishing of the swordfish in the Strait of Messina. During the period of the reproduction, from spring to the end of summer, the swordfish migrates travelling along the tract of sea that flows through Villa San Giovanni, Scilla and Bagnara Calabra.
Learn or deepen Yoga in small groups, monitored by a skilled instructor in an Open Air Studio overlooking the sea and the Tyrrhenian coast. Regenerate your body with the energy that this mythical place gives, theatre of history and Odissey legends.
Give your body a perfect suntan, leave to the sun and reawaken with healthy breakfasts before starting your travel among interesting places nearby.
A summer workshop by Master Natino Chirico to live an educational experience and discover the Strait of Messina from an artistic and cultural point of view. The magic released by the watercolour will guide you through an internal path, producing a direct contact with your innermost "ego".
Travel and Accommodation are the two main points considered always more as a Must of services to guarantee the comfort of the holiday you are organizing: for this reason, the Experiences made while visiting the place, will assume an always growing importance. This is the new vision of tourism that lots of travellers are opting for programming their holidays. In light of this new trend, Calabria offers a perfect mix of the experiences to be lived: ancient culture, unexplored nature, different sports to practice all the year, food and wine delights from original tastes that no other place in the world might offer.
It is from here that we begin reaching our Mission: make the stay of our Guests an Unforgettable Experience.
Our idea is to personalise your Costa Viola tour making you discover the pleasure of travelling, experiencing new emotions and unique sensations. We would like to go beyond all the stereotypes making you our testimonials, our fundamental strength in telling the Made in Sud charm.