Multi award-winning Hotel Villa Ducale and one of Lulu's favourite boutique hotels in Sicily enjoys one of the best positions in Taormina immersed in nature between the sea and Etna. Hotel Villa Ducale is a real Italian design hotel, an intimate Chic Retreat in an original aristocratic Sicilian villa with views of Etna on one side and crystal blue waters on the other. The interiors of this boutique hotel are authentic and the materials that have been used are true to its origin; wrought iron, painted ceramics and terracotta, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere.
Taormina, with its Greek Theatre and Arab buildings is not the only town to visit. Not far from Villa Ducale guests can enjoy Castelmola, an ancient Medieval village, enchanting Isolabella and Etna which not only offers an exhilirating climb of the volcano but also some great restaurants. Guests wanting to stay closer to home can enjoy the Jacuzzi in the mediterranean garden and there is a complimentary shuttle service to the beach as well as the centre of the town.
Breakfast at Hotel Villa Ducale is served on the terrace which boasts stunning views across the sea and the garden. The breakfast is famous throughout Taormina - ..."every room at Villa Ducale has its own veranda and matchless sea view. You will never want to emerge until you notice the scent of the lavish Sicilian breakfast being served on the terrace"... Travel & Leisure. Authentic homemade Sicilian dishes are served at lunch and dinner and there is a great wine list to choose from. Sunset cocktails are served every evening with complimentary Sicilian appetizers. Don't missthe complimentary afternoon tea and coffee served at 5pm with a wonderful array of Sicilian cakes and biscuits!
It comes as no surprise that the 19 rooms & suites at Villa Ducale ooze charm and authenticity. They have all been decorated using Sicilian traditions and materials whilst still allowing guests to enjoy Satellite TV and air-conditioning. Many of the en-suite bathrooms are new and feature large Jacuzzi tubs or walk-in showers. All rooms without exception have private terraces with spectacular views of the sea and Etna. Complimentary Satellite TV and WIFI are available throughout all of the rooms and suites. New for 2016 is a lavish villa sleeping up to 6 people (4 comfortably) featuring a large terrace with loungers, tables & chairs, overlooking the sea and Mount Etna.
Luxury Design Suite
Features a separate living room & terrace overlooking Messina’s strait the sea and main land Italy coastline
With terrace and sea view; it features a lounge room and a bedroom
With terrace and sea view; it features a lounge area in the bedroom
Superior Sea View room
With terrace and sea view.
How to get there?
Hotel Villa Ducale is located in the upper part of Taormina. This favourable position allows guests to spend their holidays in a remote, panoramic location within a few minutes ride from Taormina town centre. A 15 minute leisurely walk downhill leads to Corso Umberto, the main pedestrian path in Taormina that brims with Arab-Norman buildings, upscale fashion boutiques, cafes and traditional restaurants. COMPLIMENTARY SHUTTLE SERVICE – Hotel Villa Ducale provides a complimentary shuttle service several times in a day to and from the centre of Taormina. Taxis and buses run regularly too, and stop in front of the hotel. SHUTTLE TO THE BEACH (Summertime) – all Villa Ducale guests can use, upon arrangement with hotel’s reception, a complimentary shuttle service to reach Taormina designated elegant private beaches, renowned for their imposing rocks and beautiful sands, all fully equipped with changing rooms, sunbeds and parasols, showers, solariums, lounge bars and restaurants. The charge for the beach for two persons is between 10 and 20 euro per day depending on the season time. HOW TO REACH US – Villa Ducale can arrange private transfers from/to Catania airport (approx. Euro 95,00 for two one way -1 hour drive). Those who travel by car can take advantage of the hotel valet parking for a daily fee of 10 euro; street parking is also available and it’s safe.
Nearest Airport: Catania. Distance from Airport: 50 minutes
For long stays (from 7 nights up) and multiple reservation it is required a 30% deposit, terms and conditions will be emailed shortly.
One night of charge in case of a cancellation notified within 21 days from arrival or for a no show. 14 days in the low season, 21 days in the high season (May to October).
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Please note: rates indicate FROM price for the given period and may differ for higher number of visitors. Rates currency is EUR.
Rates are per room per night including 10% taxes and complimentary buffet breakfast.
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