Hospitality since 1902
The Hotel Villa Belvedere is a delightful and charming boutique hotel located at just a few minutes from Taormina lively town centre and the world famous Greek-Roman Theatre, both are reachable walking throughout the inspiring and panoramic botanic garden Duca di Cesarò.
The hotel welcomed its first guests back in 1902 and has all the descreet elegance and friendly, welcoming atmosphere of a traditional sicilian private villa, standing in its own well-cared for gardens, with stunning views over the Mount Etna and the bay of Naxos.
Rooms and suites
Our rooms and suites are elegantly furnished and decorated with warm soft colours; they offer every modern comfort in the traditional and homely style of Villa Belvedere.
Our double room have a “Juliet” style balcony or a fully equipped sun-terrace overlooking the marvelous garden always in bloom, the swimming pool and the horizon, with mighty Mount Etna in the distance.
The classic and superior rooms, including the J. Suites are located in the main building, the Garden Suites with kitchenette, private garden and beautiful view are in our garden.
Tea & coffee making facilities and complimentary high speed Wi-Fi connection are available in each of our accomodation.
Deluxe studio apartment
Elegance and luxury in the heart of Taormina. Spoil yourself and stay in one of these impeccably designed Studio Apartments with fantastic views of the Naxos bay and mighty Mount Etna.
Nearby, are the intriguin Botanic Gardens and the ancient, world famous Greek-Roman Theater.
A stunning Sicilian Villa hidden in the green and flowered gardens of Hotel Villa Belvedere. This unique secret-escape benefits of a magnificent view over the majestic Mount Etna and the bay of Naxos, the first Greek colony in Sicily.
The Villa includes all the comforts for a luxurious and exclusive stay with all the attentive services provided by the Hotel Villa Belvedere.
In the course of the 19th century, around 1860, a beautiful orchard of almond trees was planted on the slope where today grow year round the lovely gardens of Villa Belvedere.
During the 20th century, the almond trees of Villa Belvedere were slowly replaced by a variety of citrus trees such as lemon, orange, grapefruit and mandarin trees whose flowers subtly embalm the air of the gardens and whose fruit then embellish the scenery twice a year.
Breakfast is served between 7.30 a.m. and 10.30 a.m. in the charmingly sun-lit breakfast room with double lancet windows that overlook the gardens and sea. Every morning an ample buffet await our guests with a wide choices of sweet and savory.
Our pastry chef will delight your tastebuds with daily made pastries, cannoli and when in season, delicious fruits granita with freshly made brioches.
At the edge of the pool the restaurant is open every day from early April until end of October, offering an excellent buffet and a rich menu a la carte, with ample choice among the typical traditional Sicilian dishes.
The pool area, during the day, is the perfect place to relax, swim, admiring the horizon and drink delicious cocktails and granitas.
Very Sicilian aperitivo
In the evening our bartender will propose a variety of delicious local cocktails and different Spritz.
Try the Etna Spritz, made with the Sicilian bitter Amaro Rosso Amara or the Sicilian Spritz, created with Solerno Blood Orange!
Our panoramic terrace is the perfect place to enjoy these delicious cocktails! Ask our barman about them, even the ones not in the menu! Let him create one, based on your wishes.
Choose from our carefully selected collection of Sicilian liquors, as well as Sicilian red oranges amaro and the Etna Gin, infused with local ingredients as juniper, tiny artichokes from the volcano and local oranges.
Surrounding areas & excursions
"...The gaze embraces the long mountainous back of Mount Etna, to the left the beach to Catania, even up to Syracuse. The huge smoking volcano embraces the exterminated picture, but without crudity, because the vapors of the atmosphere make it appear farther away and more graceful, if from this show the eye turns to the corridors built behind the spectators, here on the left all the walls of the rock, and between these and the sea the road that winds up to Messina, and groups and clusters of rocks in the same sea, the coast of Calabria in the last background, which only carefully spying is discerned among the gently rising clouds ... Observing how this region, in all the interesting details, was gradually sinking into darkness , it was a spectacle of unspeakable beauty...”
Wolfgang von Goethe