GRAND HOTEL TIMEO
With a spectacular backdrop of Mount Etna and the Bay of Naxos
The Hotel: +39 01 852 678452
US Toll Free: +1 800 237 1236
Set in the centre of Taormina, in beautiful gardens, the hotel enjoys unrivalled views of the coastline and Mount Etna. Adjacent to the Greek Theatre, it is surrounded by stylish boutiques, cafes and cultural attractions, and has been welcoming guests, including famous artists and writers, since 1873. Its renowned Literary Terrace is an elegant place to relax and enjoy the vistas. Most guest rooms, decorated with Sicilian baroque flourishes, enjoy sea views from their expansive balconies or terraces.
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At a glance
LOCATION In central Taormina on Sicily's east coast, 50 minutes from Catania Fontanarossa International airport.
ACCOMMODATION 70 suites and bedrooms.
DINING The restaurant serves Sicilian and Mediterranean gastronomic specialities. Pool restaurant serving oven-baked pizzas. The Literary Terrace with a piano bar.
FEATURES Heated outdoor swimming pool. Gym. Wellness centre in garden. Private shuttle to and from the private beach and Kids' Club at sister property Villa Sant'Andrea. Conference centre with 3 rooms for banquets and events, 6 acres of verdant private park.
GENERAL MANAGER Mr Luca Finardi
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Franco Battiato: Inneres Auge
Upbeat Euro pop from this Sicilian legend who continues to experiment and evolve. An interesting mix of smooth vocals with electronics and an insistent beat. (Mercury, 2010)Buy with Amazon >
The Godfather (1972 Film)
Nino Rota's classic, sweeping sounds are clearly a must when in Sicily. Play this album when you're exploring the island's interior, and let it carry you into another world. (MCA, 1972)Buy with Amazon >