Found sitting amongst lush landscaped gardens of flowers and trees is the Hotel Villa Diodoro, a peaceful retreat just on outskirts of Taormina. The hotel is perched on a hillside, enjoying marvellous views across the coast and is just a five minute walk from the centre of the town.
The hotel's grounds are filled with fragrant pine and orange trees, with jasmine bushes and colourful cacti scattered across the grounds. You will find a beautiful outdoor swimming pool nestled amongst the gardens, boasting views across the bay and towards Mount Etna. It is surrounded by a sun terrace, which is equipped with loungers and parasols. A poolside bar is on hand to provide drinks and snacks whilst you continue to enjoy the sun.
If you'd rather relax on the beach, guests can enjoy a shuttle service to the sister hotel's private pebbled beach, which offers plenty of space to sunbathe on the beds and under the umbrellas provided. The beach is open from May through to September.
Guests at the hotel can access the nearby wellness point, where you can be pampered with a massage or indulge in some beauty treatments. Active guests can enjoy working out in the gym, which is equipped with the latest Technogym fitness equipment, and offers views across the garden as you exercise.
You can enjoy some delicious traditional Sicilian cuisine in the hotel's restaurant, which also offers some international dishes on its menu. The restaurant also plays host to Sicilian buffet evenings, when you can sample a whole host of authentic regional meals.
Distance from Airport:
69 km from Catania Airport.
The Hotel Villa Diodoro's rooms are warm and elegant, with sea view rooms available. Each room comes with air conditioning over the summer, satellite TV, a mini bar, telephone, hairdryer and a private bathroom. Certain amenities may be payable locally.
Location and Resort:
The Hotel Villa Diodoro is found on the fringes of the town, just 300 metres from the centre's historical sights, restaurants, bars, cafes and shops. The beach is one kilometre away.
Eating and Drinking:
The hotel's restaurant enjoys a delicious blend of local Sicilian and international dishes on its eclectic menu. Over the summer months you can enjoy dining on the terrace by the swimming pool. Drinks are also served by the pool, and inside at the Bar il Vecchio Carrubo.
The hotel boasts a stunning outdoor swimming pool, which sits on a panoramic terrace with views across the mountains and of the coast. The terrace is equipped with sun loungers and parasols so you can relax by the water.
A stay at this hotel is ideal for anyone who wants to enjoy the cultural town of Taormina, but stay somewhere peaceful and relaxed, away from the centre.
Families and couples.