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“Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea was built by an aristocratic family in 1830 among lush, subtropical gardens, and this secluded retreat retains all the charm of a private residence. Facilities are shared with its sister property Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo situated five kilometres away, so you can explore the cafes and gelaterias of the town which has attracted the rich and famous from Goethe and Picasso to Audrey Hepburn and Sophia Loren. A complimentary shuttle links the two properties.”
Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea is a luxury hotel that lies on its own private beach amid subtropical gardens overlooking the Mediterranean waters.
The hotel provides 60 elegant and spacious rooms and suites decorated in a timeless Italian style. Each room features a king-size bed, plush furnishings and all modern amenities. Most rooms come with a balcony or terrace overlooking the sea.
The hotel’s waterside restaurant Olivero offers a menu of Italian cuisine with seafood as the speciality. Set on a l terrace with stunning views of the bay, it’s the perfect spot for leisurely lunches and candlelit dinners.
Go for a leisurely boat cruise; enjoy a show at the ancient Greek Theatre; visit the unspoilt village of Cefalù; or explore Mount Etna. The shops, bars and cafés of Taormina are three minutes away by cable car. Back at the hotel, take a dip in the pool; relax on the beach; or watch the sun set with a cocktail in hand at the bar. There’s also a fitness centre and spa.