Views across the ocean and of the striking Mazzaro Bay make this hotel a really special place to stay. Boasting an envied location in the heart of the bay, it is the perfect place to enjoy time spent on the beach, soaking up the sun and winding down to the laid back lifestyle of the Sicilians. The hotel is found on the edge of the historical town of Taormina, which is easily accessed from the nearby cable car station. The ride to the town is a phenomenal one, where you can enjoy views across the ocean and over the hillsides. Below the hotel sits the charming sandy bay, which can be reached via a short downhill walk. Sun beds and umbrellas are available for hire, and you can try activities such as scuba diving and snorkeling on this beautifully rugged section of the coast. The hotel is perched on different levels of the cliff face, with two roof gardens and sun terraces providing superb views across the area. Guests are welcome to use the outdoor swimming pool at the Hotel Ipanema, which is found around 150 metres away. This pool is found next to a terrace, which has sun beds and umbrellas that are available for guests to use. Guests can also make use of the private beach with loungers and parasols to hire for a day in spent in the sun. Breakfast is served in the Villa Bianca restaurant, and other meals are offered in the Principe restaurant. Food can be enjoyed on the roof terrace in the sun, with a terrace bar also offering a la carte options. *Please note due to the fact buildings are connected via staircases, this hotel isn¿t suitable for those with walking difficulties.* *Official rating: 3**
Anyone dreaming of beautiful views, peaceful surrounds and some culture within easy reach will find this hotel the ideal place to stay.
Location and Resort:
The Hotel Villa Bianca Resort sits on a cliff side, overlooking the bay of Mazzaro, just 30 metres from the beach. The cable car stop is just 20 metres away, which takes visitors into Taormina within five minutes.
Guests are welcome to use the outdoor swimming pool at the nearby Hotel Ipanema, which is offered alongside a sun terrace equipped with sun beds and umbrellas.
Eating and Drinking:
A continental buffet breakfast is served in the Villa Bianca restaurant, whilst lunch and dinner is offered in the Principe restaurant. Drinks can be enjoyed in the lounge bar.
The Hotel Villa Bianca Resort offers traditionally styled rooms, most of which enjoy a balcony with a sea view. Each room comes with air conditioning, a TV, telephone, minibar, safe, hairdryer and a private bathroom. Certain amenities may be payable locally.
Families and couples.