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Hotel Villa Belvedere - Luxury holidays to Sicily

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  • About this holiday

    Almost hidden behind its flourishing gardens of tropical plants, bougainvillea, and palm trees, stands the ochre-washed Hotel Villa Belvedere. The calm tones of the simple yet luxurious bedrooms enhance the vibrancy of the hotel's grounds and the Sicilian sky and sea. Take lunch under the citrus trees on the pool terrace, or relax with a book in the lounge, before heading out into the ancient town of Taormina and locating the Greek and Roman ruins. This four-star hotel is best-suited to those looking for a short Italian break, or as part of a longer tour of Italy, the Aeolian Islands, or Sicily. Its excellent location places guests within a short distance of larger towns such as Catania, Messina, and Syracuse.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Wi-Fi and use of pool/beach towels.

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with British Airways from London to Catania in Euro Traveller, hire-car and bed and buffet breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Double Room with French Balcony and sea view. 
    From £1150 for 7 nights
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Special Offers

    • Honeymoon offer(95)
      Honeymoon couples receive flowers, fruit and a bottle of Italian Spumante.
    • Complimentary Lunch Offer
      Book a stay of 7 nights or longer between 1st April and 31st October 2019 and receive one complimentary lunch (excluding drinks and service charge).
    • Italy 2019 autumn early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 7 nights to Italy by 31 August 2019 for stays between now and 31 December 2019 and receive a reduction of £50 per person.
    • Italy 2020 early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 10 nights to Italy by 30 September 2019 for stays between 1 April and 30 September 2020 and receive a reduction of £100 per person.

    Hotel code

    IE121

    Our opinion

    The Hotel Villa Belvedere is a comfortable, centrally located hotel, offering excellent value for money.

    Hotel description

    The Hotel Villa Belvedere is a 4-star hotel located centrally near the botanical gardens of Taormina, perched on a hill-side affording beautiful views of the coast and the countryside towards Mount Etna. Occupying an historic Sicilian villa, the Villa Belvedere offers comfortable accommodation in reasonably good sized bedrooms, some of which have a balcony with tables and chairs. The bedrooms are simply but pleasingly equipped with wi-fi throughout. There is a small, prettily furnished lounge with paintings and comfortable chairs, a cosy bar area nearby and on a floor below, a breakfast room. Outside there is a sun terrace and swimming pool reached through terraced luxuriant gardens of tropical plants and bougainvillaea, above which tower immense palm trees. On the terrace by the pool, tasty light lunches are served. The Hotel Villa Belvedere can also arrange for you to join local excursions to all the major sites and places of interest. It is a comfortable, boutique hotel in a perfect location for exploring the local area and larger towns nearby.

    Location

    Taormina, Sicily and the Aeolian Islands

    Official star rating

    4

    Annual opening

    2 March to 23 November.

    Distance from airport

    About one hour

    Closest airport

    Catania

    Room types

    Hotel Villa Belvedere offers 49 rooms with en suite facilities including a bath or shower and wc, satellite television, WiFi, telephone, hairdryer, safe, fridge, tea and coffee making facilities (replenished daily free of charge) and air-conditioning. The following room categories are available for single or double occupation:
    Double or twin room with French balcony and sea view.
    Double or twin room with sun terrace and sea view.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Seasonal swimming pool and restaurant, Bar, Panoramic terrace, Lunch restaurant (April-October), Parking (limited, Euro 16 per day), 24hr room service, Garden, Lift, 2 guest internet desks,Complimentary Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel, Private transfers, use of beach towels, Reading lounge, Minibus to beaches, Laundry, Babysitting, Personalised excursions.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Clay courts 100m away, 18 hole golf club 25km away.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Taormina - Greek theatre, Mount Etna, Giardini Naxos and the coast, Agrigento, Messina. 

    Sports nearby

    Golf, Tennis, Watersports, Fishing, Canoeing, Scuba diving.

    Children

    Children 2 years or under stay free of charge and there are reductions available for children sharing with 2 adults. A cot can be provided on request for a supplement.

    Minimum stays

    Other information

    About one and a half hour`s drive to Milazzo. 

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