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Address: Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming
Description: A cableway connects Taormina with Mazzarò Bay, the site of one of the...
A cableway connects Taormina with Mazzarò Bay, the site of one of the major seaside resorts in the region.
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Sicily's Million Dollar Mile

Mazzaro (accent on the last syllable) compares with those special little scenic coves of the Amalfi Coast or the French and Italian Rivieras. It is bordered by three sizeable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Mazzaro (accent on the last syllable) compares with those special little scenic coves of the Amalfi Coast or the French and Italian Rivieras. It is bordered by three sizeable towns - the beach towns of Letojanni to the north, Giardini Naxos to the south and Taormina, hanging off the cliffs above. Between all this is not so much a defined... More 

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London, UK
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Bedford, United Kingdom
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

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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19 reviews 19 reviews
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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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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
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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, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 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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4 helpful votes 4 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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