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Villa Aurora Apartment


Excellent 5/5 Score from 10 reviews

Comfortable living room with access onto large terrace with sea views

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Villa Aurora Apartment is a newly refurbished apartment within a traditional Sicilian character property. The villa was built at the turn of the 20th century and is an extremely attractive character property set in a private garden in a quiet residential area of the town.

This property is ideally located in a quiet area of town set back from the road, but only a 10 minute walk from the town centre. As a historical town this charming location offers many interesting things to do and see. Taormina is world famous for its Roman-Greek amphitheatre which regular hosts different concerts and festivals. This town is ideal also for shopping as it offers an array of locally crafted products as well as luxury goods.

With only a 10 minute stroll from Villa Aurora Apartment you will also reach the cable car station in town which enables you to easily and quickly access Taormina's beautiful beaches. On these beaches you also have the opportunity of hiring umbrella and sun loungers so that you can soak up the wonderful Sicilian climate

Apartment Aurora is located only a few metres away from where the writer D.H. Lawrence was based. Lawrence fell in love with Taormina and stayed and lived here for over 10 years

This rental property boasts typical Sicilian features as well as contemporary touches. Through a private entrance you access this light spacious apartment (90 m2), each room has large terraced doors onto the large private terrace (30 m2) which boasts breathtaking sea views with mainland Italy visible in the distance and views onto the historical town centre of Taormina. The newly fitted and appointed kitchen is fully equipped with brand new electric appliances (including dishwasher, fridge/freezer, hob, oven and grill ).

On your arrival you will be welcomed to the property by the owner Nino, who will be able to answer any questions you may have as well as provide you with up to date information about local events, excursions, shopping, beaches etc for Taormina and the rest of the island.

Also, on arrival you will find a welcoming Sicilian Hamper including wine, fruit and other essentials to ensure your holiday gets off to a relaxing start!

Taormina is ideally located to be able to access most parts of the island should you be feeling adventurous – Etna, Piazza Amerina, Agringento,Siracusa are all within striking distance.


* Welcome by the owner and assistance during your stay (boat hire, information on restaurants, events, shopping, beaches, excursions, reservations)

* Welcome hamper including wine, fruit and essentials

* Final cleaning and mid stay clean for longer stays

* Complimentary WiFi internet

* No extra charge for cot & high chair

EXTRAS - Can be arranged at request

* Private parking in front of the apartment (10 euro/day)

* Private cooking classes

* Private Transfer Service

* Car rental service

* Private art lessons

* Honeymoon special

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach 2
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Catania Fontanarossa 55 km, Nearest railway: Taormina-Giardini 4 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

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15 Oct 2014


"Great apartment!"

Great stay in this comfortable apartment. Was just as described. Upstairs in owner's villa with modern newly fitted kitchen, wi fi,tv, dvd player and shower room. The star of the flat is the large terrace with views over the town and to the sea where we enjoyed many a meal. And glass of wine. Perfectly located in quiet part of town but within 10 mins easy walk of Corso Umberto, 15 mins walk to cable car to beach and 20 mins to bus station to pick up any day trips. The owner, Nino was very helpful, took us to town to show us the best places to shop and eat and was always on call should he be needed. Would recommend!

7 Oct 2014


"A near perfect apartment"

This is a lovely, well equipped apartment in a very beautiful traditional Italian building. The owner, Nino, is very friendly and helpful. We cannot recommend this apartment too highly and we will ce… More

21 Sep 2014


"A nice apartment with great owners and a lovely view"

We stayed as a couple for 3 nights for our honeymoon. The owner Nino was very welcoming and often went out of his way to make our stay more pleasant.

The view onto the sea is very nice and you can appreciate it from the private terrace.

Thanks for a lovely time!

6 Sep 2014


"Traditional Italy."

This is not just a flat - it's the top floor of a genuine Italian villa with all the style and history that you could hope for.The positive comments made by many others are an accurate reflection… More

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your review. We really do appreciate and value your feedback. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Villa Palma and do hope that we will have the opportunity of welcoming you again in the future. Warm wishes from us all here in Sucuraj

27 Aug 2014


"Hidden gem!"

I do not have enough words to describe our fantastic stay at Villa Aurora. From the moment we arrived Nino took care of us and made out trip extra special. So much that we enjoyed a drink with him alm… More

Thank you so much for your lovely comments and for taking the time to leave us a review. We really do value your feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and do hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you again in the future. All the best from us all here in Sicily, saluti from Nino, Francesca and Sofia!

19 Aug 2014


"Simply Brilliant"

I had the pleasure of staying at Apartment Aurora for 2 weeks whilst studying at Babilonia language school. The apartment is in fantastic location only a 7 minute walk to the Corso Umberto but a nice … More

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property - we really value your feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Aurora and we do hope to welcome you again in the future. In the meantime we wish you all the best, saluti from Nino, Francesca and Sofia!

4 Aug 2014


"I LOVED this place!"

Bright, sunny, clean, charming, great location! This apartment has all the comforts and conveniences necessary with a spectacular terrace and view. It is well represented on line with pictures, and th… More

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Aurora apartment and do hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you again in the future! Tanti cari saluti from Francesca and Nino

8 Jul 2014


"Relax and enjoy!"

We stayed at Villa Aurora for 7 nights in June and loved it.The situation of the house was perfect with stunning views across the sea to Calabria .The large terrace was ideal for simple leisurely … More

Thank you so much for reviewing our property. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Aurora apartment and do hope to welcome you again in the future. With warm wishes from Francesca and Nino

23 Jun 2014


"Breathtaking views. A beautiful apartment"

We were very lucky to stumble upon Villa Aurora. Greeted by Francesca and Nino, we were quickly impressed by the apartment. Francesca even took the time to show us a picture of how this typical Sicilian house stood 100 years ago.

The apartment is perfectly situated away from the busy streets of Taormina and really is just 10 minutes walk from the centre. Well kitted out, the kitchen was modern and the bed comfortable.

Most important of all: the views from the terrace were absolutely breathtaking. Blue seas and the coast of mainland Italy to your left and Taormina to the right.

Thank you so much for reviewing our property! We are so glad you enjoyed you stay. We wish you all the best and hope to welcome you again one day to Villa Aurora Apartment. Tanti saluti from Nino and Francesca

6 Jun 2014


"Beautiful terrace!"

We stayed at Villa Aurora at the end of May 2014 for 3 nights. The owner is really friendly and made the booking process easy, and we had a warm welcome when we arrived. The apartment is lovely, reall… More

We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Aurora Apartment! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your feedback. We really hope we will have an opportunity in the future to welcome you again. With warm wishes from Nino and Francesca

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  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:18 Oct 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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