Villa Carlotta

Taormina, Sicily, Italy

Sicily offers a unique mix of culture, history, superb food and beautiful places - and all with the mediterranean's best climate. Some people say it is the best mix in the med, surely we agree. Come and visit the sicilian hotspot Taormina, the ideal destination to explore the beautiful beaches and cultural highlights. The Villa Carlotta is an independent luxury boutique hotel overlooking the Mediterranean sea and ideally located just minutes walk from the famous pedestrian street of Taormina, the Corso Umberto. It boasts twenty-three rooms and suites, four brand new luxury apartments and an exclusive three bedroom villa by the sea 'Villa al Mare', all designed by internationally renowned florentine interior design Studio Area Firenze, located in a unique, historic setting. The villa has been recently renovated offering a secret refuge for guests who are looking for a quality environment with personality and style, glamour and comfort, impeccable personal service in a relaxed atmosphere, and strictly 'no dress code'.
Beach Breaks

Hotel guide


  • 23 rooms and suites and four apartments. All equipped with: minibar, safe, telephone, Free wi-fi, lcd tv with international channels and pay tv, DVD player, bathrobe, slippers and hair-dryer, designer toiletries, individual air conditioning & heating. The suites also offer tea and and coffee facilities
  • Double rooms feature large windows that open onto splendid standing balconies with outstanding sea views
  • The brand new and stunning super chic 'Villa al mare' by the sea is a three storey medieval palazzo and boasts three bedrooms
  • Hotel garden equipped with sun loungers and parasols
  • 24 hour room service, Concierge Service, Dvd and Book library, laundry and dry cleaning service (fee)

Our Favourite

  • Taylor made day trips and sightseeing tours are organized by the staff. A complimentary shuttle service takes you to the nearby beaches

Wine & Dine

  • Buffet breakfast open from 7.30 am until 11 am is served on the panoramic roof top terrace and offering stunning sea and Mount Etna view
  • Traditional Sicilian and Italian cuisine, prepared with the best organic local products and a well stocked wine list in a perfect setting with spectacular views of the Med and Mount Etna, either for an informal lunch or for a candlelight romantic dinner
  • Lounge bar


  • No dress code


  • Doubles with sea view from € 220 / day

Local guide

Good to know

  • The staff of the hotel is happy to book Restaurants, theatre, golf courses or all kind of excursions
  • You have Access to a nearby health club (against a fee)

When to go

  • Spring and late summer are lovely times to explore the sicilian countryside and the nearby beaches

What to see

  • The Teatro Greco in Taormina is a short stroll away. It is carved out of the hillside and the magnificent views give a complete panorama of southern Calabria, the Sicilian coastline and snow-capped Etna

Don't miss

  • Places not to miss out during your Taormina stay include Mount Etna, Syracuse, Giardini-Naxos, Piazza Armerina, Catania market and its baroque centre, Aeolian islands and the several wonderful Taormina beaches and Taormina public gardens. Also popular are trips to great wineries in the Etna country for wine, oil, bread and cheese tastings

How to get there

  • Fly to Catania airport, which is 50 min by car away, air berlin serves catania
  • Taxis fares are approx. € 100 from the airport to the hotel. The hotel may alternatively arrange a valid chauffeur transfer
  • We recommend for wine, oil, bread and cheese tastings. The hotel offers a car hiring service
  • By train: nearest station is Taormina-Giardini Naxos, 5 km away. Taxis costs about € 20 to Villa Carlotta