Villette Taormina, Catania
Apartment | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
The charming Villette Taormina apartment (120sqm) is part of a Resort consisting of about 20 apartments, ideal for guests looking for a unique holiday in one of the most enchanting spots of Sicily. The resort is located in the spectacular natural scenery of Mazzarò Bay overlooking the Island Isola Bella, one of the UNESCO World Heritage site. It is walking distance to the cable car that allows guests to reach Taormina centre in just a few minutes.
You will access the accommodation from the private parking area via a lift going down to each floor. The lift opens onto covered corridors with doors to the individual apartments including Villette Taormina. The lift takes also to the magnificent infinity swimming pool (open mid May - mid October) and to sea level below, where there is a private solarium reserved for all the apartments in the resort and equipped with sun loungers and umbrellas.
From the external corridor on the ground floor, you will access a large and beautifully furnished living room, with dining table for 6, LCD 32" TV and doors to a spacious furnished terrace with full sea view.
There is a kitchen with cooker, oven, kettle, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
On the other side of the external corridor, you will find a second door located opposite the main entrance that leads to a double bedroom with bathroom with shower and laundry room with washing machine.
On the first floor there are a spacious double bedroom with sea view, a smaller twin bedroom suitable for children and one bathroom with shower. From this floor, few outdoor covered steps lead to a further double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower.
Facilities: Air conditioning units in the bedrooms for cold and hot, washing machine, dishwasher, LCD 32" TV, Stereo, hairdryer, private parking space, shared swimming pool.
Taormina 3km, Catania 45km
Beach, restaurants, shops and lift to Taormina centre: 400m
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||400 m|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||400 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Catania 45 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (3)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Parking, Lift access|
The Sicily region
A holiday in Sicily will take you on the most extraordinary journey through time and space. A journey amongst different scents, colours, sounds and flavours. Through 3,000 years of history and civilizations.
Over many centuries the Sicilian island - thanks to its geographical position - has been a very important destination and a natural harbour for the ancient navigations of the merchants in the Mediterranean.
Land full of myths and legends, a central region between the East and the West and main colony of the “Magna Grecia”, fortress of empires and reigns, Sicily guards an amazing treasure of history, culture, art, traditions and folklore. This is why Sicily - ancient land of conquer- still today conquers and charms all visitors.
Sicily is a fascinating mix of different peoples that have come to it over the centuries - Ancient Greeks and Romans, Arabs, Byzantine, Spanish and French.
All of this is reflected in the island's customs, history, food and architecture.
The centuries of different dominations have left artistic and cultural marks, and today a holiday to Sicily lets you travel through thousands of years of history.
As soon as you arrive in Taormina, you will feel the magical, mythical atmosphere spread all around which has enchanted visitors from all over the world for years and years. Settled on a hill of the Monte Tauro, Taormina dominates two grand, sweeping bays below and on the southern side, the top of Mount Etna, the european highest active volcano, often capped with snow, offering to the visitors a breathtaking, dramatic and memorable view over almost one hundred miles of Mediterranean sea. Taormina really seems to be born as a touristic resort since past times, when ancient people like the Sicels, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Saracens, Arabs, Normans and Spaniards chose it as their residential site thank to its favourable position, mild climate and magic atmosphere.
In Taormina tourists can enjoy the best Italian shopping stores as well as a wide choice of unusual charming shops to purchase typical Sicilian products such as the renowned hand made ceramics or the elegant antique shops, the delicatessen stores with plenty of local wines and other gourmet items or those selling fine leather, wrought iron and wooden products.
The streets of Taormina offer also an abundance of bars and restaurants. The “pedestrian only” area and its main square, adorned by Oleander trees, are like an open air “salotto” where you can spend hours leisurely sipping a Martini, listening to a café concerto or just watching the world go by. The town also hosts numerous cultural events, some of which take place in the Greek theatre.
Visit the Piazza Duomo with the Cathedral and the Baroque fountain, the Clock Tower, the Gymnasium, the public gardens, the ancient theatre, the many 'palazzos' and churches and the Arabian necropolis.
Mount Etna is the tallest active volcano in Europe with its astonishing lapilli and routes of fire, and its lava flowing down its slope taking your breath away: a supreme and exciting sight. Etna can be reached easily from our villas and apartments on the east coast on Sicily. Excursions are available all year round.
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