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Bright And Spacious, With Fantastic Sea Views And Plenty Of Outdoor Space

Bedrooms 1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Apartment in Taormina, Sicily, Italy - A Peaceful Location, Close Enough To Taormina Center To Enjoy All That Is On Offer

Apartment is newly built and located in an amazing hillside position in Taormina. Offering unrivaled panoramic views of Mount Etna, the Bay of Naxos and Mainland Italy. A holiday apartment that offers that little bit more, it's the extra touches that often make all the difference. Head to the center of cosmopolitan Taormina and its main street ‘Corso Umberto’ and you will be overwhelmed by historical architecture, designer boutiques, pavement cafes, wonderful restaurants and beautiful piazza’s. Located in the upper part of Taormina, this favorable position is close enough to Taormina's historical center (approx. 800m, a 15 minute walk downhill) to enjoy all that is on offer in this bustling resort, but far enough away to enable you to escape the noise and the crowds and enjoy some rest and relaxation in a perfect setting.

Property Manager
Ms Virginia Garufi
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Italian
Calendar last updated:
9 August, 2017

About Ms Virginia Garufi

Hi, my name is Virginia and i am the property manager at Villa Virginia apartments. I am Sicilian, living in England... and with the help of family and friends i manage Villa Virginia.

The property is owned by John Oddi who is based in London. John fell in love with Taormina many years ago and decided to build himself a place of his own in what has to be one of the most amazing locations within the resort.

We hope that you choose to book with us, we offer a great location and an excellent value for money apartment.

Guestbook comments from the manager

March 2012: Mr and Mrs Johnson, Leeds: We are so glad we chose your apartment, the location and views were fantastic.

April 2012: Miss Sykes, Miss Woodhouse, London: Great that car parking was included, nowhere to park in Taormina and the multi-story car parks cost a small fortune.

April 2012: Mr Naylor, Ms Doherty, Ireland: Views out of this world, brand new apartments - beds so comfortable - good value for money.
Apr 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Taormina in Taormina

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • town
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Modern bathroom with large shower, bidet, wc and hand wash basin.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with king-size bed. Sofa bed in lounge area.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • volcano
Outside: Furnished balcony OR terrace with sea views. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are provided. Departure cleaning is included in the rental price and additional cleaning is available upon request. Other: Outdoor balcony OR terrace with fantastic views of the sea facing either Calabria and the Saraceno Castle or Mount Etna.


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Bright And Spacious, With Fantastic Sea Views And Plenty Of Outdoor Space
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 7 reviews

Fantastic views of Mt Etna, clean & modern

  • 4 of 5

The best things about this villa were it's fantastic views of Mt Etna and the Sea. The property itself was modern well maintained and very clean (thanks to the lovely Pina!) The walk up from Taormina kept us fit but for those less active there is a regular bus service. There is a great Restaurant only a few minutes walk (almost level!) away. Castelmola is stunning and just a few hundred metres above the apartment with more restaurants and an interesting themed bar! - enjoy!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent property, no down-sides for us.

  • 5 of 5

Virginia's Mum is a charming lady and was as the property to meet us and explain everything when we arrived from the airport.

The terrace garden is fantastic, south facing with unbeatable views of Mount Etna, lovely to lie out on sun beds in late afternoon sunshine after a day out.

Everything worked in the apartment, no problems.

Car parking is secure, so could leave things safely in the car for excursions.

We enjoyed the walks down to Taormina and back again, but if you don't fancy the climb, regular buses stop close to the apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful apartment and stunning views of Etna

  • 5 of 5

The property is in an excellent position for views of Etna and the sea. There is secure parking in a garage underneath the property. The apartment was spotlessly clean and the best equipped of any of the places we stayed in during our stay in Sicily, including the provision of washing up liquid, cloths and a good selection of pans. There is also a washing machine. We stayed as a family of four and there was ample room.

The walk to Taormina is down a lot of steps (and hence back up again) it was about 15 minutes down, maybe 30 minutes back up, we found this good exercise, although there are buses on the Verde line that you can catch. These take about ten minutes.

Virginia was excellent, replying to emails quickly and available by phone. Her mother showed us the apartment and we spoke to Virginia on her mothers phone to confirm everything.

It was an excellent stay.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Croydon, England

Lovely apartment with spectacular views

  • 5 of 5

Villa Virginia is a lovely apartment in an ideal location, with amazing views of the sea and Mount Etna. The apartment was very clean and spacious with the added advantage of good parking facilities. The manager (Virginia) was very helpful and made sure that we settled in comfortably. After we'd been delayed at the airport on arrival, she even made arrangements at our request with the local restaurant al Saraceno (which is just a walk away from the apartment). We highly recommend this apartment and would definitely return given the opportunity.

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Taormina, Sicily

Villa Virginia

  • 5 of 5

Villa Virginia is an amazing apartment. Very clean, Well equiped, and everything in working order. The sevice was very good. The apartment was well situated near to the town centre. Spectacular panoramic views from the balcony over Taormina Mount Etna and the sea. Would definately reccommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Villa Virginia Taormina

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, clean, spacious and secure villa with outstanding views of the Italian mainland, Mount Etna and Bay of Naxos. Location is between Taormina and the beauitiful village of Castelmola which is perched on a rock in one of the areas best viewing locations. The villa is served by an 2 excellent bus services costing 1 euro to 1.8 euro depending on which one you use. It is approximately 300/400 metres above the town of Taormina but you can be downtown in 15 mins of you use the steps ( takes 25 to get up again though if you fancy giving the legs a workout). We only had one small problem, which was the WiFi going in and out. We contacted Virginia the owner and she immediately sent an engineer to fit a repeater which solved the problem. She could not have been more helpful, had a bottle of wine waiting for us and let us check out a bit later, because we had an evening flight. I would thoroughly reccommend the villa and the location as the views are much better that in Taormina town centre, good bus service if you require and 15 mins walk up the road to the jewel in the crown Castelmola.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Cojo, thanks for being wonderful guests. Villa Virginia is waiting for you always.
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
catania airport
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
taormina-giardini naxos
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
al saraceno
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
taormina beach
Car: recommended


There are many beaches in the area below Taormina (known as Taormina Mare). You can reach the area of Mazzaro by the cable car from Taormina center, here you will find small bays with lido's and local fish restaurants. Alternatively, there are many shuttle bus services that run to the beaches of Mazzeo, here the beach is long and wide with clean clear blue water.


Catania Airport: 50 km

Palermo Airport: 270 km

Train station of Taormina/Giardini Naxos - 10 minutes away - 5 km

Car hire is a great idea in Sicily, there is so much to explore. The apartment offers free car parking in a covered garage.


Castelmola - a charming hilltop village above Taormina – 2 km

Messina - 30 km

Catania - 50 km

Siracusa - 119 km

Agrigento - 216 km

Cefalu - 213 km

Further Details:

Taormina is a beautiful, bustling and cosmopolitan resort attracting tourists from all over the world. Enjoying a position high up on the hillside, it is most famous for it's stunning views and historical architecture. The resort is spread over a large area with the historical center being the pedestrianized 'Corso Umberto' lined with restaurants, cafes and designer shops.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Taormina, Messina province

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £136.9

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.