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Lido Mazzaro

Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #14 of 29 Attractions in Taormina
Type: Beaches
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Venice, Italy
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

There is no "sand" on this beach, nor on others nearby from what I could see but this is a bit of a tourist trap and you're better off travelling down the coast a little to where there is more competition, your money will go a little bit further then and the service will be better as well. One of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The view was beautiful and the restaurant staff/lifeguard were really helpful. The food was really nice and everything was good value for money. Will be returning if I got to Taormina again, we went there everyday during our stay!

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Chill beach with very clear water. If you have sensitive feet you need to wear water shoes. The water has a good temperature and it's good for swimming.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Again a steep walk down to the beach but once you are there it is worth it. Lido Mazzaro is a lively beach for families and couples. We hired sun loungers for the day and again found these great value for money. Here you can walk directly into the sea from the beach (beach shoes recommended). I loved swimming in... More

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3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My wife and I visited during the first week of June. We found restaurant and beach staff very helpful and pleasant (after a cable car ride and around 100 steps). Unfortunately the same could not be said of the Asian women offering massages on the beach. They came straight up to us and I naively said yes! After a 30... More

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8 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Beach itself is nice, but really packed: like 6-10m of beach sand/gravel and then restaurants/shops (from outside - they seem like for stupid tourist expensive places :) ). We arrived from funivia and stairs/env to arrive is quite rubbish... (no surprise, this matches Sicilian style). Water and see view are really nice. During nice day, I believe, it would be... More

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New York City, New York
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13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Like the location and it had a nice little restaurant right there for lunch. Also some people were wind surfing and some were taking boating trips. The water was absolutely crystal clear like a glass of water because of the pebbled bottom instead of sand.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

A day at this beach with a lounge, music and a book provided a wonderful break from 'playing tourist'. Still with pebbles but much easier to manage than Isola Bella's boulders. Beautiful to swim in the warm water…can imagine it would be incredibly crowded in summer so being here in October was just wonderful. Enough people to watch without feeling... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
58 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We were staying here in the Grand Hotel Mazzaro Sea Palace. The bay was a wonderfully scenic one and the view of it from our balcony was wonderful, especially at sunrise and sunset. There were a couple of nice little restaurants nearby as well and we were 2 minutes away from the cable car up into Taormina itself.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Like all the beaches round Taormina, it's a bit difficult to get to, but at least the cable car drops you only 200 m away. Blue beds and umbrellas at reasonable rates. Very stony beach , so getting into the sea is not easy. But the water is clear & lovely. Snack bar not up to much -- the one... More

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