Old-world glamour on the Sicilian coast.
Enchanting guests since the 50s, a stay in our beach residence is like reuniting with long lost friends.
We preserve the personality of an elegant home. Be greeted with freshly-made Sicilian sweet treats in-room on arrival, and find hand-picked local fruit at breakfast. Balconies are bejewelled with bright geraniums, and terraced gardens lead down to our picturesque pebbled beach. Sink into a world of calm, as soothing as the sound of the ocean.
Built by an aristocratic family in 1919 among lush, subtropical gardens, this secluded retreat retains all the charm of a private residence. Villa Sant’Andrea enjoys a reputation as one of the most romantic hotels in Taormina.
Settle into a sun-dappled seat and relax. Then, when action calls, a cable car whisks you in just three minutes to the town centre, with its many cultural attractions and sophisticated shopping scene.
The hotel’s beautiful collection of rooms and suites feature plush fabrics, fine artwork and sophisticated design.
All accommodation includes:
- Air conditioning
- 24-hour room service
- Complimentary WiFi
- Twice-daily housekeeping service
- Satellite TV
- DVD player on request
- Courtesy bathroom lines by Ortigia
Located in the main building, these rooms enjoy views of either the subtropical gardens or the courtyard from their windows. All rooms feature a king-size or twin beds and have a marble bathroom with a bathtub or shower. Two rooms can be connected with an Exclusive Suite or a Garden Junior Suite. Max occupancy: 2 (no extra beds can be added).
Located in both the main building and our separate annexe, Casa Manley, these double rooms feature either a balcony or a window with a wonderful view of the Bay of Mazzarò. They are all furnished with a king-size or twin beds and have a marble bathroom with a bathtub or a shower. No connecting rooms. Max occupancy: 2 (no extra bed can be added).
Beautiful views of the bay are enjoyed from these lavish rooms in the main building. Each has a terrace or balcony with a table and chairs, some with a deckchair. Available with a king-size or twin beds, each room features a beautifully decorated marble bathroom with a bathtub or shower. Connecting rooms available. Max occupancy: 2 (no extra bed can be added).
Junior Suite Garden
A lovely view of the lush gardens can be enjoyed from the balcony of this suite in the main building. It offers a king-size or twin beds, a living area and a bathroom featuring a walk-in shower and separate bathtub. The suite can be connected with a Double Classic. Max occupancy: 3 (one extra bed can be added).
Junior Suite Superior
Located in the main building or Casa Manley, all of these suites have balconies from which to enjoy the beautiful views of the Bay of Mazzarò. All have bedrooms with king-size or twin beds, a sitting area and a spacious bathroom with a bathtub or a shower. Connecting rooms available. Max occupancy: 3 (one extra bed can be added).
Junior Suite Deluxe
Stunning sea views can be enjoyed from the balcony or terrace of these suites, which are located in the main building or Casa Manley. One of the suites also has a private gazebo with a sofa and armchairs. Each suite offers a king-size or twin beds, a comfortable sitting area and a spacious bathroom with walk-in shower and separate bathtub. Two rooms can be connecting. Max occupancy: 3 (one extra bed can be added).
Junior Suite Executive
Located in the main building or the pool area, these suites boast breathtaking views of the bay from their balconies. Each room offers a king-size or twin beds, an inviting sitting area and a spacious bathroom with walk-in shower and separate bathtub. Some rooms can be connected and the six suites in the pool building allow guests to occupy an entire floor. Max occupancy: 3 (one extra bed can be added).
Located in the main building, these suites enjoy panoramic vistas of the bay from their balconies. They offer a king-size or twin beds and a separate sitting area. Bathrooms are furnished with walk-in shower and separate bathtub. One offers two bathrooms. One suite can be connecting with a Suite Deluxe. Max occupancy: 3 (one extra bed can be added).
Sweeping views of the Bay of Mazzarò are enjoyed from the balconies of these suites in the main building. One offers a deckchair. Rooms feature a king-size or twin beds, with a separate sitting area and lavish marble bathroom with walk-in shower and separate bathtub. Both are connecting. Max occupancy: 3 (one extra bed can be added).
These spacious suites in the main building boast amazing sea views from their expansive terraces. One features a gazebo and one a shady awning. The stylish living area is the perfect place to relax and the generous bathroom includes a separate shower, bathtub and luxurious double basin. Connecting rooms available. Max occupancy: 3 (a rollaway bed can be added in the living area).
Our sumptuous Presidential Suite is characterised by simple lines in harmony with the colours and natural features of the environment. Overlooking the clear waters of the bay, it reflects the locale with elements of wood, stone and flowers and furniture inspired by local Sicilian craftsmanship. The marble bathroom boasts a beautiful freestanding tub with copper and brass finishes. Captivating artwork recalls classic movies and Taormina’s film festival. A spacious living room with panoramic views makes entertaining and in-room dining a dream. King-size or twin beds available. Can connect with an Executive Junior Suite. Max occupancy: 2 adults and 2 children (using the sofa bed in the living area).
Presidential Pool Suite
For those seeking the ultimate space, our Presidential Pool Suite offers two bedrooms, a lavish separate living area and two bathrooms, one with a separate bathtub and shower, the other with just a shower. Stunning sea views are afforded from the expansive 60 sq m terrace, a blissful sanctuary furnished with a gazebo, sofa and bench. It also boasts a 2 x 6m heated private pool and a 40 sq m wooden solarium furnished with table and chairs, sunbeds and umbrellas. The terrace’s decor blends lava rock, colourful Caltagirone ceramics, Sicilian terracotta and wrought iron. Beautiful plants and flowers create a connection with the natural surroundings. No connecting rooms. Max occupancy: 4.
Of all the Taormina restaurants, many critics believe Ristorante Oliviero has the edge. Resting on its own exclusive shoreline, the venue serves up the very best from land and sea beside a bay shimmering with stars.
For something more informal, the Bar’s sea-facing location satisfies every sense. Lunch on freshly grilled fish and delicate homemade pasta, or enjoy a Sicilian Mojito here at sunset.
One of the most revered Taormina restaurants, Ristorante Oliviero champions fresh produce and seasonal cooking—with a menu guaranteed to impress.
With Sicily’s striking cliffs as a backdrop, indulge in delicate homemade risotto, or go light with colourful salads and just-caught frutti di mare. For the sweet-toothed, a decadent dessert menu will steal your gaze from the dazzling sea below.
Relax on the beach and order a freshly squeezed juice, enticing cocktail, frothy coffee or creamy gelato.
Pull up a seat for a crisp glass of wine by the bay, or order a Napoli-style pizza and some fresh seafood from our enticing menu.
Whatever your mood, the bar’s informal ambiance attracts guests and non-residents alike for scenic sundowners. Our late-night indoor bar lets you end the evening in style.
Settle in a rattan armchair overlooking the pool and savour a drink or a luscious Etna wine. Indulge in ice cream or treat your taste buds to some Sicilian fruit.
Revitalise body and spirit in our lush ocean-facing garden. A host of superb spa experiences and private in-room treatments capture the healing ambience of the island. Let our therapists guide you through a sensory journey, enlivened by fragrant orange flowers, amber, sandalwood and jasmine––the purest scents of Sicily.
- Single Treatment Room
- Couples Treatment Room
- Outside Sea View gazebo available for massages
Sail Timeless Sicily
Take an exclusive boat tour of the Sicilian coast. Glide past Isola Bella and Giardini Naxos to reach the charming town of Aci Trezza. Here, meet the local Rodolico family—master boat-builders since 1908 and the last in the region.
Continue by boat to Catania and take a short stroll through the city centre. Then enjoy a traditional Sicilian lunch with former neighbours of the Trewhella family, who built Villa Sant’Andrea more than 100 years ago
A visit to Europe’s largest volcano offers an incredible chance to see lava flows up close. Join a tailor-made tour of Mt Etna’s lunar-like landscapes and savour a sparkling surprise en-route.
Next, head to a nearby winery on the slopes of the volcano. Here, you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch and wine tasting among the sun-splashed vineyards.
The Flavours of Sicily
Visit the highest active volcano in Europe, where a sommelier will spoil you with a glass of Etna sparkling wine served with tasty local delicacies.
Then continue on to a small town near the Alcantara Gorge. Here, join a group of local women as they share with you all the secrets of traditional Sicilian cooking.
Admire the stunning vistas of Sicily from a breathtaking vantage point. The lava flows of Mount Etna, the volcanic Aeolian Islands and the Agrigento Valley, with its ancient Greek temples, are all waiting to be discovered from above
Take in a show at the ancient Greek theatre, adjacent to Grand Hotel Timeo. This wonderfully preserved amphitheatre, with Mount Etna as its backdrop, is every bit as captivating as the performances staged there.
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