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Lido Mazzaro

Address: Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #16 of 27 Attractions in Taormina
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming
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Owner description: A cableway connects Taormina with Mazzarò Bay, the site of one of the major seaside resorts in the region.
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London, UK
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This is a nice picturesque sheltered Bay. Yes you have to pay if you want to hire sunbeds, parasols etc but the costs are similar to elsewhere, you can haggle to reduce the cost. The water is slightly unclean due to the tour boats and the sand is a bit shaley. If you can't Park on the road, the cable-car... More

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We love Italy and frequently visiting it every year. But Mazzaro beach is the worse in Italy. 1. 99% of all the beach belongs to some 'rich' hotels and you are not allowed to the beach...of course unless you willing to pay for the spot under the sun! 2. Remaining 1% of the beach left for the locals and other... More

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Stow-on-the-Wold, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We were interested in visiting this area as it was ranked as one of the top places in Taormina. The cable car itself was easy with good views of the area albeit there were huge queues to get back up....we waited for about 45 minutes at 7.30pm. When in Mazzaro, we were hugely disappointed. It was dirty, smelly and looked... More

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Water is much warmer than in Isola Bella, not so many people, free space for lying and enjoying the sun. There're also some not expensive small bars and restaurants where you can order pizza, pasta, sea-food, etc. The good thing is that you can come there in the evening and enjoy the sunset

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London, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The beach is tiny, sun beds a rip off (10 euros each, off peak) and very little choice of eating places. You are also harassed every two seconds by someone with something to sell or a massage to offer. Saving grace was the beautiful clear water and incredible surrounding coastline views. isola bella, the next each along was preferable -... More

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little neck
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

After reading reviews of the beaches surrounding Taormina, I became disenchanted. So, I gave Letojanni a shot and I did not like it. There are rocks and pebbles everywhere and the depth of the water drops suddenly. Problem Solved : Today I went to Giardini-Naxos and it is gorgeous! This is a town on the beach about a 20 minute... More

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newmarket
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Nice and relaxing clean beach clear water nice cafe what else do you need.Only downside to expensive to use everyday as there is a charge for relaxers and umbrellas

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gloucestershire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We went down to this beach area on the cable car and sat for hours just watching the boats coming in and out enjoying leisurely lunches chilling

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Madrid, Spain
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171 reviews 171 reviews
43 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Spent the day herw after hearing so many people mention it as an exclusive and beautiful beach. Was dissapointed. The water while clear, had a lot of rubbish floating in it - plastic, band aids etc. We rented 2 beds and an umbrella for €20 at one of the places. They asked us first for €25 but we refused so... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The beach has a calm and beautiful sea, but the sand (rocks actually) are covered by beach umbrellas. I loved taking the funivia (cableway) from the top of Taormina to get to the beach. Each way was only 3 euros. You can also make boat trips, i saw one guy charging 25 euro per person, but I didnt take the... More

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