Villa Ducale

The perfect place to celebrate a special occasion


The 19 unique bedrooms are spread amongst the various wings of this lovely former Sicilian villa. Furnishings are exquisite with particular attention to detail and are designed in a contemporary Sicilian style.  Each with its own balcony or terrace and seaview, all rooms enjoy bath or shower, safe, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers, mini-bar, satellite TV, air-conditioning and tea/coffee making facilities. Suites are larger in size and have their own lounge area. Complimentary Wi-fi (and throughout the hotel).


Situated in an elevated position above Taormina, life in this lovely boutique property revolves around its stunning terrace. From here you can enjoy the most wonderful views across the Taormina coastline and Mount Etna and relax over a gorgeous Sicilian buffet breakfast, created daily with only the freshest of produce. Every day between 5-6pm guests can benefit from a ‘tea time buffet’ laced with delightful cakes and local biscuits. As evening approaches the atmosphere takes on a truly magical twist with hues of orange and red reflecting from the volcano’s slopes across to the glimmering Mediterranean. Sit back and take in this perfect and unforgettable scenario of romance over one of Villa Ducale’s tempting sunset cocktails! Linger on into the evening and the attentive yet unobtrusive staff will be on hand to advise you on the range of delicious creations from the hotel’s innovative restaurant (meals can be tailor made including gluten free options).

To the rear side of the villa lies a lovely outdoor heated pool surrounded by decking and sunbeds – perfect to unwind and relax over a good book. The historic centre of Taormina with its wide selection of boutiques, bars and restaurants is just a fifteen minute walk downhill and the hotel provides a shuttle service to the town centre (complimentary). For the more adventurous why not jump on a local bus up to the medieval hamlet of Castelmola to get a feel for the real Sicily.

Villa Ducale provides a perfect retreat for couples and is an ideal choice to celebrate that special occasion in an intimate, stylish and romantic setting with excellent, yet informal and friendly service.

We will get you here from Catania airport in about 1 hour.