What a great villa - it far exceeded our expectations. Mario and his wife Simona welcomed us and made sure that we had all that we needed. It was well equipped and very spacious with many different terraces from which to appreciate the breathtaking views of Etna and the coast around Taormina. There is plenty of seating both inside and out with a choice of shade or sun. The pool is one of the largest villa pools we have had and plenty big enough for 3 teenage boys!
It is a short (20 minute) walk away from the village (up quite a steep drive) with plenty of small shops and restaurants and set in tranquil gardens where we could go for an early morning stroll to pick fresh peaches, plums and pears.
It was a lovely villa for a relaxing holiday, it would have been very easy just to stay by the pool for the whole fortnight, although there are also plenty of interesting places to visit within easy driving distance. We would definitely recommend a trip to the Gola d'Alcantara to swim in the refreshingly cool waters running down from Etna.
The Villa is beautiful and a place where you can truly relax. It offers wonderful views of Etna and the surrounding area and is in easy reach of Taormina.
The owner was extremely welcoming and nothing was too much trouble.
If you are considering a holiday in this area, do not hesitate to book this Villa.
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