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Stunning location: Villa in Taormina (Isola Bella bay)

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,883 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

An enchanting villa with spectacular pool (shared) and private beach

An enchanting villa in a stunning cliff-top position overlooking one of the most beautiful bays in the world: Isola Bella below Taormina. The property is situated in a complex of quality holiday villas with a spectacular swimming pool and an elevator which takes you down to the fabulous rocky shore and into the emerald blue-green waters of the surrounding grottoes, a magical spot to relax and soak up the Sicilian sun. The historical centre of medieval Taormina, Sicily’s most famous resort, is only a couple of miles away.

Maid/cook service on request: Help/advice about excursions, daily trips, sports: English-speaking representative on hand:

More Details

Owner
Dr Francesco Basile, PhD
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 November, 2017

What makes this villa unique

The stunning view over Isola Bella bay

Guestbook comments from the owner

Five of us stayed at Villa Suk for a week. The views from the terrace, infinity pool, and beach are stunning. The living & dining areas are open and spacious. We ate most dinners in and found the kitchen to be just what we needed. Villa Suk is located perfectly for day trips to Giardini Naxos, Taormina, Isola Bella, Siricusi, and Etna. We shopped for our dinner supplies in G.Naxos, finding delightful produce, meat & fish markets. Francesco, the owner, was very helpful in giving us suggestions for site seeing. We are definitely recommending Villa Suk to friends for their travels next year!
Oct 2012
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Taormina in Province of Messina

Property Type:
  • villa (terraced)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1883 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • We only accept Saturday-to-Saturday or Sunday-to-Sunday bookings in June, July and August. Please contact us if you need a stay longer than a week.
  • On confirming a booking, all guests are required to fill out, sign and return the owner Rental Agreement.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • First floor - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    First floor - 1 Large Double Bed
    Second floor - 1 Large Double Bed
  • The house is on three levels. Enter the front door to the main living area, with stylish sitting and dining areas, and access to the dining area in the veranda outside. Off this living area is a small but fully equipped kitchen. Some spiral stairs take you to the first floor which is home to two double bedrooms with queen size bed and panoramic balcony, and a bathroom with shower. Some stairs lead up to a third double bedroom with queen size bed and en-suite bathroom (with shower), and to a small roof terrace with sun all day long. The atmosphere and decoration throughout are warm and simple with excellent use of colour and original features of the house.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The villa is a unique building of its kind, with a breathtaking charm which stands out from its idyllic setting on a high rocky cliff. The beautiful private garden offers great al fresco dining options, sunlit breakfast spots and peaceful reading corners. The views are simply spectacular: the vastness of the blue sea and Isola Bella bay, an unforgettable scenery. The complex saltwater pool is dramatically located on the cliff edge with breathtaking views of Isola Bella bay. From inside the pool (open mid-May to mid-October), one really has the sensation of hanging directly above the sea. An elevator takes you through 50m of solid rock to the spectacular rocky shore where you can sunbath or swim in the emerald blue-green waters, while the crystal clear waters of the surrounding grottoes provide ideal conditions for snorkeling and scuba diving. Although the private beach and pool can get quite busy in July and August, they remain extremely quiet during other periods.

Reviews

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Stunning location: Villa in Taormina (Isola Bella bay)
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect. Rosetta and Salvatrice are super top.Francesco provided a good info package about Taormina . The area is paradise. I will return.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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fabulous views

  • 4 of 5

We had a great week at Villa Suk. The view is amazing and the cable car to Taormina town centre is great fun. The beds are king size and very comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

The flat is on two floors, lovely garden overlooking the sea, great view, fabulous shared swimming pool, excellent swimming in the sea from a private area at the base of the cliff, all very clean and well maintained, nice restaurant a short walk away.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Breathtaking view!

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 5 adults that stayed at Villa Suk for one week in October. The villa was well equipped and situated to Taormina. We enjoyed watching the sun rise in the morning and drinks in the evening from our balcony which overlooked the beautiful Isola Bella. Even after several days the view was breathtaking. Francesco's detailed guide was a welcomed resource which we carried with us throughout our trip. His suggestions for sightseeing, restaurants and getting around Taormina were great! Definitely worth renting this property.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful location and perfect for the family

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for the last week of October at Villa Suk and it worked out really well for our family of six - 2 parents, 2 older teenagers, a 12-year-old and 4-year-old. One of the bedrooms being a bit separate was perfect for the teenagers. The bathrooms were really good, especially the showers (an important aspect when travelling with teenagers ;-)). The kitchen is well-equipped and there is space for everyone everywhere.

The best things:

Having breakfast in the terrace with the totally amazing view of Isola Bella and the Mediterranean.

The fantastic pool area.

Closeness to the bus station, you can reach eg Taormina centre, Giardini Naxos or Catania Airport very easily.

The information pack provided by the owner tells you more or less everything you need to know, not only about the villa/property but also about Taormina as a tourist location.

The not so good things:

The walk down to Isola Bella beach area (which you will visit every day, often more than once) is not very long but most of the road there has no sidewalk and the traffic is quite intense, making the walk a bit hazardous.

There is no sun in the terrace or pool area in the afternoons or evenings.

The villa is not very close to any good supermarket/grocery store, shopping for groceries needs some planning.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great for a group

  • 5 of 5

This property is excellent for a group of adults and also a family. The private beach is perfect (until about 2 when it loses the sun). Francesco the owner is very helpful. The rooms are all very spacious and comfortable. We cooked in the kitchen twice. The place is in good condition and the garden is good to sit in to have a drink or read a book. Good location - we were a little disappointed with the Taormina beach area although Isola Bella is nice and fun to kayak around. Overall well worth a trip.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Catania Airport
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Il Picciolo on Mount Etna
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Taormina-Giardini
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Taormina
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Villa Antonio
Nearest Beach
80 Metres
Private beach of villa complex
Car: not necessary

If you can tear yourself away from the peace of the villa, a couple of miles away is the town of Taormina, the Pearl of the Mediterranean, easily reachable with the help of a cable car located 15 minutes walk away. Centre of attraction is the splendid Greco-Roman amphitheatre, spectacularly set with panoramic views across the beautiful blue bay with Mount Etna brooding in the background. Beautifully restored mediaeval buildings, breathtaking views around every corner and a giddy network of winding streets strewn with designer boutiques, romantic candlelit bars and sparkling restaurants make for a perfect holiday spot. Taormina is ideally located to easily reach most parts of Sicily including Mount Etna volcano, the Aeolian Islands, the UNESCO-protected baroque towns of Modica, Ragusa and Noto, the medieval village of Castelmola, Siracusa and its historical centre Ortigia, Villa Romana with its mosaics, Agrigento with its Greek temples… thousands of years of history in one island!

Other Activities: The spectacular 18-hole “Il Picciolo Golf Club' is 30km away from the property. Skiing on the impressive slopes of Mount Etna volcano (45mins drive).

Golf: The “Picciolo Golf Club' is 30km away from the property and offers the opportunity to play golf in a spectacular location (the slopes of Mount Etna volcano) without the crowds, slow play and high green fees that are typical of many of the more established golfing destinations elsewhere in Europe. With breathtaking and scenic views for all 18 holes, set among among lava flows, oaks, hazels and vineyards, Il Picciolo is the oldest course in Sicily and has played host to a number of international tournaments, including Ladies’ European Tour events.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Taormina, Sicily

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Tariffa per notte
8 Oct 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,338
for 7 nights
£1,338
 
 
M
24 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,784
for 7 nights
£1,784
 
 
L
8 Jan 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,338
for 7 nights
£1,338
 
 
L-M
24 Mar 2018 - 11 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,428
for 7 nights
£1,428
 
 
M
12 May 2018 - 8 Jun 2018
6 night minimum stay
£1,530
for 6 nights
£1,784
 
 
H
9 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,231
for 7 nights
£2,231
 
 
H+
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,677
for 7 nights
£2,677
 
 
H
1 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,963
for 7 nights
£1,963
 
 
M
15 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,606
for 7 nights
£1,606
 
 
L
6 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,338
for 7 nights
£1,338
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,338
for 7 nights
£1,338
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £446.12

- To confirm a booking, all guests are required to fill out, sign and return the owner booking form and rental agreement.
- A 10% discount may be offered for 2-week stays or 2-people only occupancy.
- During high season, only Saturday-to-Saturday (or Sunday-to-Sunday) bookings.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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