Abitare Pantelleria on New Years Eve
Your relaxing alcove (nicchia) to greet the new yearIf having a party or an agenda full of things to do is not in your plans for a Christmas holiday, celebrating New years Eve in Pantelleria could be the perfect solution to have a relaxing holiday. As a matter of fact, even in winter the island keeps its charme, and a holiday in Pantelleria is for sure a great occasion to get in touch with less-known traditions, starting from the special Christmas recipes and reaching the inborn pantescan conviviality in order to have a fun holiday.
Just immagine having an excellent glass of Passito just in front of a chimney, accompanied by the typical sweets Mustazzoli, one of the main desserts of the island, made only during Christmas festivities. A plunge into honey, almonds, cinnamon and spices that cheat on the Arab origins of this pantescan delicacy. Moreover, having a nice walk into the Montagna Grande Reserve, up to the top, from where to greet the new year overlooking 360° from above the Mediterranean Sea.
And if you want to celebrate, just book at Nicchia sul Mare: an exclusive wine bar, located in the promenade of Pantelleria city center, made out of an old storage roo, with wide walls and arches that reach 5 meters height. A place full of charme, in where to taste the pantescan gastronomy even on New Years Eve matching with a staying at dammuso La Nicchia.
The structure is a 150 years old and big dammuso, refurbished leaving the original pavements and walls, keeping the traditional atmosphere; it overlooks the panoramic valley, cultivated with zibibbo grapes and that has also a stunning view of the African coastline. Nicchia can host up to 6 people in 3 double bedrooms; it has a living room with a chimney and a window overlooking the sea, a kitchen and 2 bathrooms.
The dammuso is located in contrada Rekhale, not far from the city center and Scauri. Many are the places in Pantelleria easily reached in order to have a stroll into nature, to the Favare or the Mount Gibele on the west side on the montagna Grande Reserve
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