LIKE TO GO TO PANTELLERIA?
WHERE TO STAY
Rent a dammuso from Vivere Pantelleria, viverepantelleria.it Le Dammuso Ishtar has three stylish dammusi for rental: Shams, Qamar and Hurria, dammusoishtar.com
A must for exploring the 83km2 island: Policardo autonoleggio, autonoleggiopantelleria.it
EATING & DRINKING
Kayà Kayà Café, a bar on stilts ideal for sipping an aperitif and watching the sunset over the port of Scauri. La Nicchia, the best place to dine in the port of Scauri. lanicchia.it Il principe e il pirata, for tasty local cuisine, ilprincipeeilpirata.it La Vela, a pretty place for lunch that welcomes families on Scauri beach, Via dello Scalo, 31, 91017 Scauri Pasticceria gelateria Katia, for ice-cream lovers, Lungomare Paolo Borsellino, 84, 91017 Pantelleria@destinovegetariano for home deliveries of vegan food.
Lago di Venere, a magnificent natural lake formed when a volcanic crater collapsed, in which you can enjoy the benefits of mud baths and sulphur springs. A mere stone’s throw from a riding school to encourage children to climb on horseback, Centro Ippico Lago di Venere.
WHAT TO DO
Walks offering breathtaking views, diving, renting a boat, taking natural steam baths in mountain caves, watching the grape-harvest in August.
WHAT TO BRING HOME
Capers and mustazzoli, typical Sicilian biscuits bought from Emporio del Gusto, next to the island’s only petrol pump. emporio-gusto.com Objects made by Nino Raso out of driftwood and salvaged wood, malmediterraneo.com