Built by the Bambara-Pécaut family at the end of the 19th Century, Villa Belvedere is still owned by the same family today.

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The family run Villa Belvedere is a traditional Sicilian villa that retains its original 19th Century charm, with discreet renovations over the years keeping it in line with the 21st Century. Although fairly simple, and not as swanky as some of its Sicilian neighbours, the rooms are simple and clean with fantastic views, many of which have private balconies.

The hotel is set amongst stunning gardens, which have shaded terraces looking out towards Mount Etna and the Bay of Naxos. There is a swimming pool which also shares these views, and an open air bar serving drinks and lunch. In the evening, there are plenty of local restaurants nearby serving delicious Sicilian cuisine, and we can recommend our favourites.

Located in the quietest part of Taormina, Villa Belvedere has the best of both worlds - a quiet and leafy position, whilst still being within walking distance of the sights of Taormina.

Why we love it

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Villa Belvedere first opened its doors to guests in 1902 and is still owned by the same family - So they definitely know what they are doing

Harriet, Original Traveller

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Key Info

Number of rooms

49

Eco Rating

3

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