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Address: Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Taormina is a region that is rich in natural beauty and scenic beaches,...

Taormina is a region that is rich in natural beauty and scenic beaches, especially Isola Bella that means "the beautiful island."

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Nice views from the beach. You can reach the island during summer by taking off your shoes and walking along the causeway that never gets completely dry. The access to the beach... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice views from the beach. You can reach the island during summer by taking off your shoes and walking along the causeway that never gets completely dry. The access to the beach is by the main road, just look for the staircase. In March, the beach was almost completely abandoned, so even though you can't really enjoy the sea, the... More 

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Ribnica, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place, with beautifull nature, but unfortunally half of island was close. But what we see is very beautifull

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Isola Bella is a 15-20 minute walk from the city. You can go there by bus or with a cable car as well, but we prefer to use our legs. The beach in front of it is made of pebbles but the island itself has big rocks. Both are far too crowded in my opinion, but you don't have a... More 

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Greer, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After taking the cable car down and several steps, you approach the gorgeous Isola Bella. It is very romantic and relaxing. We went early in the morning on a Friday and there was only one or two other people. The water is clear for watching the fish and the rocks are so many different gorgeous colors. Not handicap friendly at... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017

The beach near Isola Belle is definitelly one of the most beautiful in Sicily! It's so beautiful and romantic, thanks to the little island. The water here is clean and warm. 2 warnings- getting there is either by very long stars or you can take a cable car. Second warning- the beach itself is extremely rocky, therefore getting to and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017

Spend some time relaxing and enjoying the natural beauty of this beach. You will have to do some climbing up and down the stairs, it really worth the effort

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

Isola Bella offers absolutely stunning scenery of the paradise that is Taormina and its surrounding coast. Located away from the main tourist hub at the top of the hill, its not as busy as you might expect. The water is clear blue, cool and full of amazing sealife (be sure to take a snorkel!). Please note, the beach as well... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2017

we visited Isola Bella due to the tripadvisor position in the area. The water was warm and nice. The beach however is too rocky comparing to the beaches nearby. Just before that one, there is a sandy beach much much better. theres too many people offering massages, merchandise and more massages that they even touch you to try to sell their services this makes... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2017

Beautiful for snorkeling, we had a trip onboard the Sirius with Alex and his crew, so nice to see fishes school face to face. Highly reccomended in September when water became clear and hot!

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Seigy, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017

We came across this island on one of our walks along the beaches of Taormina. As with other people, we did not come prepared. To get to the island, you have to paddle across a submerged causeway which is not very deep but with pebbles it was very hard on bare feet. As we had trainers on for walking, we... More 

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