Vacation Rentals in Taormina

Vacation Rentals in Taormina

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Highlights Taormina

  • Secluded sea corners
  • Fantastic history and past
  • Unique setting for an outdoor performance
  • Delicious Sicilian delicacies
  • Fantastic volcano tour

Best Vacation Rentals in Taormina

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Vacation Rental for 5 Guests in Taormina, Messina Province
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Taormina, Messina Province
Vacation Rental • 646 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
10.0
(19 reviews)
Exclusive flat with terrace located in the historic centre of Taormina, on the top floor of an ancient building just a few steps from the elegant Corso Umberto. The central location of the residence allows you to quickly immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere of this charming town. Strolling through its picturesque alleyways, lined with cafés, restaurants, local craft shops and luxurious boutiques, you will come across Piazza IX Aprile with its Clock Tower, Palazzo Corvaja, Piazza Duomo, the Odeon and the Greek Theatre, the stage for shows and events featuring internationally renowned a...
from $304 / night
Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Castelmola, Messina Province
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Castelmola, Messina Province
Vacation Rental • 1076 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
This apartment, located in Taormina, is ideal for 4 vacationers. It offers 2 bedrooms and a furnished terrace.The lounge is perfect for unwinding after a day in the sun. Curl up on the comfortable sofa and enjoy a good book or take advantage of the amenities on offer, including a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a radio.The kitchen is well-equipped for cooking up your favorite meals. Enjoy your feast around the dining table which seats 8 or outside, on the terrace enjoying views of the garden.The apartment has 2 comfortable bedrooms, 1 including a double bed and 1 including a doub...
from $187 / night
Vacation Apartment for 7 Guests in Taormina, Messina Province
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Taormina, Messina Province
Vacation Apartment • 1367 ft² • 4 Bedrooms
9.3
(43 reviews)
This special holiday apartment (127 sqm) is located in the historic city center of Taormina offering stunning views, a large roof terrace, and a parking option. It is located in the quiet part of the historic city center of Taormina and everything can be reached within a short walking distance. In cooperation with the Hotel Calypsio our guests have the possibility to stay at their pool.The apartment provides a spacious living-dining area, a very pleasant terrace, and several balconies (with impressing views), two bathrooms, and 4 bed rooms plus flip-out sofa with a duckboard in the living r...
from $176 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Taormina

$210for 2 Mar - 9 Mar
$263 annual average
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Current vacation rental availability Taormina

60%for 2 Mar - 9 Mar
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Vacation rentals in Taormina

Fantastic rentals with sea views

Staying in Taormina is the synonym of having fantastic views from the comfort or your balcony or your terrace. Most touristic rentals are located in the historic center, close to the castle, the Corvaia Palace, the Duomo and the beach, of course. The urban area of the city is quite small so you can look for rentals in the outskirts and head to center while having a pleasant walk. Other coastal areas nearby are those of Castelmola, Mazzaro, Villagonia o Giardini-Naxos, offering great rental options and an ideal option for those looking for quality resting.

Splendid stays in exclusive properties

Outside the city is more likely to find bigger and exclusive properties with all kind of luxury amenities including hot tubs, swimming pools and lovely manicured gardens. Close to the beach, there are also many rentals with pools that will allow you gazing at the sea while having a dip. Isn’t that wonderful? Get up and go to bed admiring the sea and listening to the crashing waves. Enjoy the terrace and the comfortable lounges, the well decorated rooms and the equipped kitchen to enjoy a home away from home and make your vacations stand out and be memorable for years to come. Enjoy the company of your dearest ones: families, groups, couples will find a space to suit their needs.

Vacations in Taormina

The area and getting around

Italian beauty and glamour

Perched on the side of a mountain, on the east coast of Sicily, the small hilly town of Taormina sits halfway between Catania and Messina. The views of Etna Volcano, Mount Taurus and the surrounding nature, makes of Taormina a unique town with a special charm. A small and elegant town with lots of balconies decorated with the most colorful flowers, ancient ruins to visit and the views of the Ionian Sea. Honeymooners have been choosing it for years and tourists come to the town’s festival, the theater season and the good dining.

Plenty of beautiful destinations around to explore

You can decide to stay just in Taormina or to take an excursion from a cruise ship. Look for day tours to Catania, Savoca, Etna or further afield. It is easy to move around in a car, by bus or by an arranged tour that will save you the hassle of arranging the transportation. Visit Castelmola, Giardini Naxos and enjoy long meals with the best Sicilian flavors. For more active trips, you can combine Taormina with a several-day tour around Sicily, a shorter one to Siracusa or Catania, or a trip to the stunning Aeolian islands. If you just need to change for a few days, spend a night or two in little villages off the beaten track to see the contrast and variety of the area.

Travelers and activities

Taormina for paradise beaches and secluded coves lovers

Taormina has plenty to see for those looking for something different. If you are not into big and crowded beaches and prefer small little corners or untouched nature, in Taormina you have the chance to find them and enjoy them. What makes it even more attractive is the fact that these places can only be reached by a vintage cable car covering the route between Mazzeo and Lido Spisone. If you jump on a boat, sail the coastline and find the most interesting and innermost corners to enjoy a quiet and peaceful day caressed by the gentle waves and blessed by the sun. The Amalfi Coast offers stunning landscapes and great spots for memorable experiences at the beach or at the little coves.

Taormina for history buffs

Taormina is a town with a rich historical heritage of priceless value. Undoubtedly, most of its monuments date from the Middle Ages, with the Duomo and Corvaja Palace being the most representative of this era. However, there are many others even older that are preserved in very good conditions, such as the Greek Theater (3rd century BC), the Odeon (1st century BC) or La Naumachia (also from the century I a. C). Plan your stay in Taormina and it will take you very little to reach them!

Italians talk of Taormina as the “Beautiful girl of Sicily”. We can imagine why!

Top 5 travel tips in Taormina

1. Book your theater tickets

We are talking about a different kind of theater. In Taormina you can enjoy a unique privilege of attending a show, performance or concert at an authentic Greek Theater in a stunning setting where the mountains backdrop confers them a special touch. Due to its good estate of preservation, the theater continues to host dance, music and theater performances. Most of the events happen during the summer, when the weather is more friendly and the Taormina Arte Festival takes place. Especially advisable to attend a show at night time, when the place and lights blend in offering a unique and memorable experience. A few shows also take place at certain times of year.

2. Go for an island day tour

Spend a day in the small beautiful island of Isla Bella located in the bay of Taormina. To get to the island, you don’t need to get on a boat. Can you guess how you will be able to get to the shore of this unique tiny islet? Well, the answer is very simple. Wait for the tide to go low and cross over. That’s right! Just walk to the other side. Unless you cannot wait, there is the option to hire a boat and access the stunning paradise that offers this island. A natural oasis protected by the government, due to the great value of the natural places in it. So, if you visit it, be aware of this precious bit of land and leave nothing behind but footprints.

3. Go to Alcantara Gorge

A 50 minute drive from Taormina, you reach Alcantara Gorge. This place is of special interest because of the geology. The gorge is more than 82 feet high and about 10 feet wide. As we have mentioned, this narrow canyon is unique because of the formation of its walls. Those were the result of several lava flows, coming from Etna, more specifically, from the north slope of the volcano. When the lava and the ashes cooled down, in contact with the river they shaped what we see today. The waters in this area are extremely cold so only a few attempt to swim in them. Maybe you will fancy trying to do so.

4. Visit the Etna Volcano

No visit to Taormina is complete without a visit to the famous Etna Volcano. Starting in the city, there are many offers and tours to spend a day visiting this marvel of nature. The expedition takes you to the foot of the volcano and then, the guide and the driver, to take you to the crater with suitable SUVs after providing you with the proper equipment. This is by far the safest option to visit the Etna unless you prefer to drive there yourself. The volcano is a short 50 minute drive from Taormina. We highly recommend this visit!

5. Delicacies that can only be found in Taormina

For lunch or dinner, go to Ristorante Granduca Taormina. Enjoy the fabulous pizza, excellent fish-based recipes and raise your taste buds while enjoying the views and the shade of the lemon trees of the terrace. Drizzle some olive oil on the bread and save some room for pudding. You will not resist the temptation of its refreshing lemon slush served with Sicilian Cassata or hot buns. And for coffee lovers, Café Mocambo is where everybody enjoys a nice cafe like Elizabeth Taylor or Richard Burton did some years ago.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Taormina

How much do the vacation rentals in Taormina cost on average?

Last year, rentals in Taormina had an annual average cost of around $235 per night.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Taormina?

According to last year, the months that hurt your pocket the least in Taormina are November, March and February, with average prices of $191, $197, and $205, respectively.

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Taormina?

When it comes to booking a vacation rental in Taormina, the highest prices are found in the month of August (with an average of $297 per night), followed by July ($274), and then September ($257).

Is Taormina a good location for a last-minute getaway?

To travel to Taormina, you don't have to be organized well in advance. It has a high annual average availability of 61%, which means you can be more flexible when planning.

What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?

April, May and June are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that have the largest number of accommodations free, with an average availability of 80%, 77%, and 72%. The average being 76% during this period, you will be sure to find an accommodation that suits you.

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Taormina?

Vacation rentals in Taormina reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 24%. The second most requested month is July, with 45%, and the third is September with 56%.

Are there many rentals in Taormina?

In Taormina we have a comprehensive catalog of approximately 1,200 properties, with options for all tastes, thanks to our 23 local and international providers.

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