Perched on a rocky outcrop in front of the historic Greek Theatre in the centre of Taormina, on the east coast of Sicily, this luxury hotel is renowned as being one of Italy’s most glamorous retreats. Commanding an enviable location overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean Sea and the majestic Mount Etna, Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo is a favourite with the international jet set.
Offering impeccable service, top-notch cuisine and unparalleled luxury, this glamorous landmark hotel will appeal to couples and families seeking an exclusive and stylish escape.
Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo shares its facilities with sister property Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea located five kilometres away. There is a complimentary shuttle bus between the two hotels.
The hotel offers 70 spacious rooms and suites, most of which offer balconies or terraces with stunning views. Lavishly decorated in opulent Italian baroque style, each room features plush furnishings, fine linens and all modern amenities. For those seeking maximum privacy, Villa Flora is charming. This country house is situated 50 metres from the main building.
Sample mouthwatering Sicilian and Mediterranean specialities prepared using the freshest seasonal produce and served in a breathtaking setting overlooking Mount Etna. Delicious lunches can be enjoyed by the pool.
The hotel is ideally located for exploring the region and a variety of unique excursions are on offer including visiting Europe’s largest volcano, a boat trip to the Cyclopean Islands or snorkelling at the famed Ulysses grotto. A night at the ancient Greek theatre is a real treat.
Soak up the sun on the private beach at the hotel’s sister property; laze by the inviting pool or indulge in a massage at the spa. There is also a fitness centre.
Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo welcomes families and provides a family-friendly restaurant, a kids’ club (located at Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea), kids’ spa treatments and babysitting on request.
Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo Information
- Location: 45 minutes from Catania International Airport Fontanarossa
- Accommodation: Double rooms, junior suites, suites, presidential suite
- Activities: Touring the area by Fiat 500, Greek Theatre, hiking up Mount Etna, boat trips
- Facilities: Swimming pool, fitness facilities, business centre, spa, 3 restaurants
- Weather: The best months to travel are between April and October (hot in June July and col during the winter months)
- Children: Welcome
- Price Guide: From USD 466 per night for a superior room