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Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina

The Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo is rated as one of Italy’s most glamorous retreats, and is a worthy destination on any luxury, tailor-made holiday to Sicily. Stroll amongst its fragrant, terraced gardens - or relax as you take early morning coffee on your private balcony - and you will inevitably be drawn towards the view of the ancient Greek Theatre. It is the classic bowl shape and stands on a high promontory, with the glittering blue sea forming the perfect theatrical backdrop.

The hotel – as its title suggests – is similarly grand. The Literary Terrace, for example, lends itself to relaxation and contemplation of the magnificent views. To-die-for panoramas are a theme here; the restaurant specialises in regional Sicilian and modern Mediterranean dishes served against mouth-watering views of Mount Etna and Capo Taormina.

Grand Hotel Timeo, at a glance

  • Luxury hotel in an awe-inspiring setting
  • Choice of 70 guest rooms and suites situated in the Timeo building or Villa Flora – a charming country house
  • Most rooms have balconies or terraces with views over the Bay of Naxos
  • Suites feature Sicilian Baroque décor and furnishings, opulent bathrooms and fantastic views of Etna and the sea
  • Superb, fine dining restaurant plus informal bar

For leisure and pleasure

  • Private beach on the beautiful Bay of Mazzaro in Taormina Mare
  • Beach bar
  • Heated swimming pool with sun deck
  • Spa and wellness centre offering signature treatments and products
  • Massage rooms, sauna, steam room
  • Beauty treatments and hairdressers
  • Extra facilities available at Villa Sant’Andrea
  • Great base for a luxury, tailor-made holiday to Sicily

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