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Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea

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A guest room at Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea in Sicily, Italy


Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea

In a secluded cove on the Bay of Mazzaro, Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea encourages guests to hide away. Built as an aristocratic residence in 1830, this 60-room property continues to offer the ambience of an exclusive manor house. Though guests are just three minutes away by cable car from the center of Taormina, they will feel a world apart. They can lounge beneath umbrellas on the hotel's private beach, drift in the swimming pool that feels like an extension of the sea or savor a garden spa treatment with products that incorporate Sicilian and Mediterranean ingredients. Creatively crafted regional classics are served on the pine-shaded terrace at Restaurant Oliviero. Activities include excursions to Mount Etna, tours of famous settings from "The Godfather" and performances at the ancient Greek theater in Taormina.

To plan your exclusive escape, visit the Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea official website

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