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Address: Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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A cableway connects Taormina with Mazzarò Bay, the site of one of the major...

A cableway connects Taormina with Mazzarò Bay, the site of one of the major seaside resorts in the region.

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The ride down from Taormina affords a spectacular view albeit thru grimy windows. The beach is accessed by a tunnel under the rail line and there are a cluster of restaurants with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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San Francisco
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208 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We went in early June so it wasn't crowded and the water was clean. We enjoyed our day here as a respite from the crowds in town. Also had a nice lunch at the restaurant. Enjoyed watching people jumping off the rocks.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Truly awful. A traffic-choked, filthy dirty, terrible mess with a horrible, stony little beach, packed edge-to-edge with expensive sunloungers. Save yourself the cable car fare and just don't go. Really.

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Thank Retyree
Ireland
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Loved the cable car ride to the beach,but an awful lot of steps down to the shingle beach,very hard to walk on as it hurt my feet.It costs 15 euro each for a sunbed and umbrella,rip off so we stayed at our pool for the rest of the time.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We spent our last day in Taormina at Lido Mazzaro. Great beach with great service. Love the fact that we didn't have to walk around looking for a drink. Everything was brought to the chairs. Highly recommend the pizza at the restaurant by the entrance (forget the name but I'll find out). One of the better pies we had!

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Thank AmoriBaci
Coolangatta, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

It is easy to get to when you ride the cable car from Taormina, but there is not much free beach to enjoy. Most of the beach is private, taken up by hotels, and there are many boats which come and go in the area of small amount of free beach.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The water is clear and beautiful. The sun beds are expensive but that is Raormina. good restourants, also a bit expensive. You can find jellyfish in the see some time so be cautious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The ride down from Taormina affords a spectacular view albeit thru grimy windows. The beach is accessed by a tunnel under the rail line and there are a cluster of restaurants with great views our favorite is lido Di Pigna .beach lounges are for rent and there is a safe swimming area

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Although pebbly and you have to pay to stay in particular areas of the beach (10 euros per person for a sunbed and umbrella) there is a public area which was just as good. There are local boats which take you round the coastline to the caves and grottoes (approx. 50 euros) and the setting is beautiful.

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Thank George M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Was there briefly for the day and the water was beautiful, a boat tour would probably be a good choice to explore the coastline and coves nearby. I was surprised to see so many people laying on the "beach" which is not soft and sandy but rather all rocks. Smooth rocks in a variety of sizes but would be very... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Nothing to like, although it was still out of they main season and nothing open which was fine, the condition of the beach and the town appeared dirty and unloved

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