Is the Hotel on the beach?
Hotel Cutimare is directly overlooking the sea, crossing the street you are already on the beach.
How far is it from the village of Lipari?
Hotel Cutimare is about 10 km far from the centre of Lipari.
Is there a shuttle service to and from the port of Lipari?
The hotel offers a free shuttle service to and from the port of Lipari. To arrange a transfer, please inform us when you purchase your ticket for the hydrofoil or ferry.
We also ask the you confirm your departure time the night before and advise us of any delays.
What time is check in? Is an early check in available?
Our check in time is from 2.00 pm, but it is possible to arrive earlier at the hotel and use all of the facilities in the common area. Early check in is not guaranteed but we will be more than happy to check you in if your room is already available.
Is the beach sandy or rocky?
The beach is made up of large rocks called "CUTI". The name of the Hotel comes from this peculiarity. We offer our guests sun beds and umbrellas upon availability, free of charge.
How much does a taxi cost to/from Lipari?
The cost of the taxi is between €25.00 and €30.00 each way. However we have an agreement with the Corrieri company that applies a discounted rate for our guests. Contact the Reception to book a taxi agreement.
Does the area have sufficient public transport?
Acquacalda area has public transport until 8.00 pm. In August times are extended until 11:30 pm
Does the hotel have a swimming pool?
Absolutely not. Hotel Cutimare is the ideal choice for people who love to enjoy the sea and the sun from sunrise to sunset.
Are there any shops and supermarkets?
There is a small emporium that provides everything including cigarettes. Newspapers and Magazines are also available during the months of June, July and August.
Do you have a restaurant onsite?
We do not have restaurant onsite. However we do have an agreement with the Chimera Restaurant (located at Hotel Mea) and offer a free shuttle service. In the area we also have agreements with two other restaurants: "Aurora" which is very close to the hotel (about 5 minute walk) and "Da Lauro" which is a little bit further away from the hotel but they offer a free shuttle service.
Does the hotel have parking?
The Hotel Amarea does not have private parking. However, it is possible to park for free on the street and there is a baggage loading / unloading area in front of the hotel.
What is there to do at night? Are there clubs or pubs?
Lipari offers a wide range of entertainment during both day and night. It is the largest island of the Aeolian islands and it is the only one where there are people living even in winter. It is the largest of the 7 islands that make up the Aeolian Islands and is considered the main hub of the islands with many bars, supermarkets, shops, and clubs.
How do I get to the islands?
Visit the page “Location” in our official website.
What if the weather conditions are bad and no ferry leaves to the Islands?
Activating the Safe arrival guaranteed at the total price of € 20, In case of adverse weather conditions, the Aeoliancharme group will find a similar level of accommodation in the destination of the port of departure at no additional cost.
Is it possible to arrange transfers from the Airport to the Hotel?
Aeolian charme Collection is the only group of the Hotel that takes care of you since the moment of your enquiry and save you from the stress of the travel organization. You book the flight and the accommodation and we take care of the rest.
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Is there a city tax?
No, the town of Lipari does not have any city tax.
What is the best way to get around the island?
You can rent a scooter to avoid traffic and to easily reach all points of interest. If you have no experience driving a scooter ATV’s and cars are also available.
What excursions can I do during my stay?
In our hotels you will find a display with all of the recommended excursions. Many of these can be booked directly at the hotel.
Can we book excursions before our arrival at the hotel?
We recommend booking excursions during your stay and not in advance due to changing weather conditions.
Is it possible to use the hotel services on the day of departure?
Yes. All of the hotel services are available to our guests until their time of departure.
Where can we leave the car if we take the hydrofoil?
In Milazzo there are several private garages and lots that offer shuttle services to and from the port. Don’t hesitate to contact us for more details.
Can we rent a scooter or a car before we arrive?
Yes. We can provide quotes for different vehicles but a deposit is required to make a booking. Prices very depending on the model of the vehicle and the duration of the rental. Booking in advance is recommended in August, during summer weekends, and during public holidays.
Is it possible to reserve a boat before we arrive?
Yes, it is possible to book a boat with or without a skipper but a deposit is required. A boat license is required if the engine is more than 40 hp. Prices vary depending on the model of the boat and the duration of the rental. Advance booking is recommended in August, during summer weekends, and during public holidays.
Does the hotel have a spa and a gym?
No, but we have agreements for our guests at facilities nearby.
Are the ferry and hydrofoil always available? Even on Sundays and Public holidays?
Yes, ferries and hydrofoils are always available except on days with unfavourable weather conditions.
Can I book the ferry ticket with you?
No, but you can book it online. If you do not want to use a credit card for online purchases, you can book through a travel agency that works with us.
Is it possible to bring the car to the island?
From the 1st of June to the 30th of September there is a non-disembarkation ban for cars and motorbikes for non-residents with the exception of guests who have booked at least 7 nights at the hotel. If you would like to take the car with you, please contact us to receive the appropriate authorization.
Is the kitchen equipped to handle particular food requirements?
Yes. Please communicate any specific requirements or intolerances and our chef will prepare a menu to cater to your needs.
Can we connect to Wi-Fi?
Yes, you can take advantage of free wi-fi in the rooms and in common areas. You need to enter the password provided by the hotel.
Is there any assistance / maintenance service?
For any damage please notify us promptly. The reception is open 24 hours, but we need notice to find the suitable technicians.
What do you need to climb Vulcano and Stromboli?
The Climb to the crater of Vulcano is a medium-low difficulty and it takes about 1 hour. No guide is required. You will need comfortable clothing, sneakers and high socks because there is a lot of sand.
The climb to the crater of Stromboli is a medium-high level of difficulty. For this reason a guide is required and it is recommended for trained hikers.
The following special equipment is mandatory:
- trekking shoes
- long pants (or shorts with long socks)
- wind jacket (or winter jacket)
- at least one spare t-shirt as during the climb you will sweat and at the top the temperature is much lower
- a backpack with two litres of water and energizing food such as chocolate and nuts
- dust-proof handkerchiefs or a bandana are highly recommended
The departure is in the afternoon and the return at night. Please contact us directly for more information.