A holiday dedicated to discovering the beauty of Taormina
Discover Taormina and its surroundings
The Sicilian sun lights up Taormina the bustling town whose thousand-year history lives on every day in the alleys of its medieval centre. Framed by the unspoiled landscape that makes the town the “The pearl of the Ionian”, you can stand and admire the perfect blend of art and nature from the steps of the Ancient theatre, so easy to reach from Villa Taormina.
Here, in one of the most important historical and artistic places in the world you can enjoy concerts and cultural events, while taking in the backdrop of the majestic volcano Etna that appears behind the enchanting coastline of the island.
PLEASE NOTE: All of Hotel Villa Taormina’s experiences are available on request, subject to availability. Booking required.
A dive into the Ionian sea with Villa Taormina, boutique hotel near the sea
The natural beauty of the coastline of south east Sicily which lies facing boutique hotel Villa Taormina contributes to making the town one of the most popular tourist destinations on the island.
Allow yourself a relaxing day at one of the many well-equipped lidos where you can sunbathe in the Sicilian summer sun and dive into the crystal-clear waters of the Ionian sea.
A few minutes from Villa Taormina you can take the cable car that will take you directly down to the beaches of Mazzarò and Isola Bella, genuine flagships of the area. Our staff at the boutique hotel will be happy to suggest to you the best “beach packages” with transport and entrance to a lido included so you will only have to sit back and soak up the sun.
Villa Taormina’s boat trips
As guests of boutique hotel Villa Taormina you will have the opportunity to appreciate the Taormina coastline from the best possible perspective, an exclusive day out on a boat discovering the hidden corners of the coastline, far from the bustling crowds with a cool sea breeze running through your hair for a guaranteed day of total relaxation.
Why not splash out and have dinner directly on the boat? An intimate moment of undeniable appeal to enjoy with friends or as a romantic couple gently rocked by the sea that never stops enchanting.
the best way to appreciate the sea of Taormina
For adventurous souls, Villa Taormina organises snorkelling sessions, an activity that allows you to explore the unspoiled crystal-clear sea under the surface.
Discover a lively coastline, that will win you over with the colours and beauty of its sea-life and sea bed.
A fun experience that will awaken your curiosity and desire for Sicily, before returning to the hotel to enjoy an aperitif at sunset in the garden of Villa Taormina, glimpsing from above the very same sea that you enjoyed earlier that day.
Guided Excursions to the Alcantara Gorge
Boutique hotel Villa Taormina is an ambassador for the beauty that Taormina and its surroundings have to offer.
The Alcantara Gorge is one of the most attractive natural sites to visit in all of Sicily and for this reason we offer guided excursions that you can book directly in our hotel.
Our staff will be able to give you all the information necessary to organise an experience to remember that you can perhaps top off with dip in the Jacuzzi in the garden of the boutique hotel.
Villa Taormina’s Walking Tour
Strolling along the alleyways of Taormina, one of the most beautiful towns in the world.
Villa Taormina is happy to accompany you on a walking tour of discovery of Taormina. Step after step uncovering the antique traditions of one of the world’s most beautiful towns. As soon as you step out of the hotel you will find yourself right in the centre of Taormina, ready to visit the town’s cathedral and the historical baroque buildings.
Discover a small world suspended in time with an artistic heritage that captures the pure essence of Sicily. Another suggestive trip is that of the cable car that allows you to enjoy the town from above and the picture-perfect view of the area all around.
Personal Shopper Service
Wandering the streets of Taormina, you will have the opportunity to immerge yourself in the folkloristic traditions of the town.
he numerous shops of handcrafted objects open their doors to you, allowing you to take a piece of Sicily home. Whether it is typical souvenirs like the Moor’s heads, the characteristic puppets, Sicilian carts, garish tambourines, ceramics of Caltagirone or the local objects made from Etna’s lava stone, they are all typical souvenirs from the Eastern side of the island.
Don’t miss the chance to taste Sicilian pastries and sweets, whether it is a soft refreshing mouthful of granita or a bite into the colourful sweet of the Martorana fruit.
Villa Taormina’s personal shopper will be happy to help you discover the best places to enjoy your shopping experience, for a personalised itinerary.