B&B Magma Guest House

Etna’s terrace, its name already suggests a great deal about the ancient Racalena, today’s Ragalna. Situated at a height of 850m a.s.l, from Ragalna you can enjoy the splendid views of the Simeto River valley below, as far as the Golf of Augusta and on the clearest days you can spy in the distance Enna and hear Mt Etna – a UNESCO site – which stands out against its 3.300 m of its undisputed allure.

Its strategic position for any destination, both for lovers of the mountains and of the sea and for visiting lively Catania with its fish market or for enjoying its nightlife, Ragusa, Ortigia, and Noto, at only an hour’s drive, will take your breath away for their beauty, worthy of being numbered as UNESCO sites.

Situated on the south-west slopes of Etna, Ragalna is the ideal place for reaching Etna Sud’s cable car station in a few minutes or the numerous trails which wind around Etna’s forestry park. Ragalna ,has at easy reach, any seaside destination, a quick route to the new motorway connecting Catania to Syracuse where you can enjoy the sandy beaches at the Vendicari nature reserve and in Portopalo, or alternatively head towards Taormina for a swim near the Isola Bella and a stroll down the main street.

The Tomasello family will be delighted to welcome guests in calm and relaxing surroundings, though at the same time ready to offer a program packed with cultural visits and sports activities.


Our B&B is situated on the Riviera of the Cyclops, a few minutes on foot from the sea at Capomulini, Acitrezza, the natural Reserve of the Timpa and the wonderful baroque of Acireale. We can be found on the ancient road ”via dei Mulini”, surrounded by antique mills and watercourses. The mills of the ”Reitana” are proof of a farming civilization long gone. The ”via dei mulini” is an enjoyable walk along ancient pathways, were you can see lemon and olive trees, typical Mediterranean flora, and several mills which were used in the production of flour.
Continuing the path you will arrive at the sea, and come across a fishing village which was narrated in Verga’s novel “I Malavoglia”. Guided by the lighthouse of Capomulini, you can immerse yourself in the fresh waters of the Ionian Sea. The house, built according to the criteria of “green building”, has four rooms each with an adjacent bathroom and a terrace with sea view, surrounded by lush vegetation.

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