A magical bay tipped by rocky headlands that stand sentinel over a crescent of sand
Taormina Mare, Sicily, Italy
Tel: +39 0942 23125
Reservations +39 0942 627 1200
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With a stunning location on the Bay of Mazzarò, this early 19th-century villa, set in lush gardens, has all the charm of a private residence. Perfect for lovers of sun, beach and sea, it offers uninterrupted views of the crystal Mediterranean from both guest rooms and the terrace of the acclaimed seafood restaurant. Central Taormina, with its Greek Theatre, medieval streets and mix of Arab, Norman and baroque architecture, is just minutes away.
In and around Taormina
At a glance
LOCATION 3-minute cable car (funicular) ride from Taormina centre, 50 minutes from Catania Fontanarossa International Airport. On the east coast of Sicily.
ACCOMMODATION 60 suites and bedrooms.
DINING The Oliviero restaurant is famous for its fresh, authentic seafood specialities. Alfresco bar with live music, beach bar and indoor bar.
FEATURES Private beach. Infinity swimming pool. Complimentary cruise along the Sicilian coastline. Watersports. Gym. Wellness centre. Kids' Club. Banqueting rooms and terrace. Courtesy shuttle to sister property Grand Hotel Timeo and the centre of Taormina.
GENERAL MANAGER Mr Giovanni Nastasi
Meet your hosts
General Manager Mr Giovanni Nastasi introduces the personalities of Villa Sant'Andrea
A book by the pool
A House in Sicily: Daphne Phelps
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Italian Journey: Johann Wolfgang Goethe
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