Iconic Italian charm melds together with sheer Sicilian magic in this boutique hotel
Perched in the tumbling hilltops of Taormina, Villa Ducale Taormina effortlessly integrates ample authenticity, lavish flair, and seaside living all into one. Alongside the sublime coastal scenery, soaring Mount Etna paints the background, with the panoramic landscape boasting unforgettable views at every angle.
Vibrant, light-filled suites, a decadent gastronomy scene, and an intimate courtyard will undoubtedly ignite the philosophical and artistic flame within. Kick back poolside with an Aperol Spritz, relish in an authentic plate of fresh Italian gnocchi, bask in the morning light as you sip on a piccolo espresso on the balcony, soak up the sweeping seaside vistas, or simply sit back and immerse yourself in the hidden charm weaved throughout every inch of Villa Ducale Taormina boutique hotel. Head for a sunset dip in the green-graced, turquoise pool, and peer down at the bustling terracotta-tiled town illustrating the colourful horizon.
Awe-inspiring art and revelling romance evoke a resplendent rapture in Villa Ducale Taormina, with each and every element meticulously laid out to inspire. Sicilian character is fruitfully fringed with a sustainable touch, making the property stand out from the crowd. You’ll be left with cherished memories and meaningful experiences deeply rooted in your heart.
- Igniting taste buds at the restaurant with freshly-caught Mediterranean seafood and a crisp glass of local Prosecco
- Taking in the fresh scents from the flower-fringed, cliffside pool
- Indulging in a home-made Sicilian cannoli while reading a book in the courtyard
- Soaking up the afternoon sun from the comfort of a private balcony
- Feeling the fresh breeze flow through the wide-scale windows while peering out to towering Mount Etna
Contemporary charm dashed with dazzling Sicilian details creates a sense of luxe authenticity. Arched, curtain-draped windows, vibrantly-coloured walls, romance-fueled artwork, and modern features all come together to make Villa Ducale all the more unique. Private terraces and bliss-inducing balconies proffer pleasurable pursuits and all-enticing views of Taormina.
Nestled in the heart of the property, with stunning views overlooking the plant-lined courtyard, this room boasts intimacy and Italian flair. Sip on a complimentary peppermint tea as you peer out the grandiose windows down into the colourful interior below. Marvel at the stone feature wall, the vibrant Mediterranean tiles, and all the other intricate details adorning the room.
Luxe Italian charm is entrenched in the rich design and flamboyant features of this room. Step outside onto your private terrace as you bask in the breathtaking views of the bay and Mount Etna. Revel in a sense of recluse and rapport from the comfort of this home away from home.
Soak up all the serenity from this colourful, grandiose suite. Sprawl in the stunning sunset views over mystical Mount Etna, the Bay of Giardini Naxos, and the buzzing city life down below. Read a book on your very own sun lounger chair, or spritz yourself up with a cocktail on the chairs and tables of your private, plant-lined terrace.
The opulence of this suite can be found fused in the rich hues of blue and contemporary Italian features. Start your day with an authentic breakfast out on your furnished terrace, or watch the sun depart over the crashing coastline from the solace of the curtain-draped sun loungers.
Get swept away in the dark tones and lush design of this unique suite. The bold, charismatic details contrast with the visible greenery and ocean views, which seep effortlessly into the space. Cosy up with a good book on the large sofa, or head out to the balcony to watch the sun rise in the early hours of the morning.
This light-filled, large suite not only boasts luxury and contemporary charm; the real beauty of this gem lies within the bathroom. Pamper yourself in this large steamy space, take a shower as you bask in the spectacular views of Mount Etna and the bay. By night, you can watch the city lights paint the town all shades of gold, yellow, and red.
Classy, Italian design meets a bright, spacious suite. Enjoy a glass of red wine in the living room, refresh yourself in the waterfall shower, or step out onto your private balcony overlooking the pool and ocean.
Showcasing a more modern feel, this wide space encapsulates a rather quirky, yet elegant design. Socialise in the sun beds, soak up the views, or enjoy sunset cocktails on your very own, private terrace. End the day replenishing your senses under the waterfall shower, before kicking back on the cosy sofas with a good glass of vino.
Services and facilities
Taste the flavors
Relish your taste buds
Villa Ducale’s restaurant offers an authentic slice of Sicilian cuisine. Rich in Mediterranean flavours, mouth-watering scents, and top-notch presentation, the gastronomy scene here will leave you coming back for more. Bask in the glorious panoramic views as you enjoy a beef carpaccio, freshly-made ravioli, or local seafood plate. Pair your meal with a Sicilian white wine or a classic negroni, or crank it up a notch with a Limoncello Spritz or an Old Fashion.
Don’t forget to finish up with a delectable tiramisu, a pistachio semifreddi, or a tartelletta with seasonal fruit and freshly whipped cream.
Fuel up with breakfast
What better way to embark upon a day of sightseeing than by indulging in a homemade breakfast. Keep it simple with seasonal fruits and yoghurt, or enjoy an omelette to your taste. Relish in the flavours of a traditional Sicilian speciality, ‘Scacciata’, one of Taormina’s temptingly tasty pies, or satisfy your sweet tooth with a variety of plum cakes, tarts and scrumptious cookies.
Like the fig tree roots, the property is constantly addressing many sustainable tourism areas and excelling in most fields.
- This boutique hotel boasts bountiful opportunities to get immersed in local cultural experiences. Unique hiking experiences to Mount Etna and authentic Italian cooking classes are just among a few of the fruitful options on offer.
- Hotel Villa Ducale selects locally-sourced, seasonal fruits and freshly-caught seafood to accompany a range of palatable plates served in the restaurant.
- Rooms and suites are equipped with eco-friendly amenities and recycled construction material, placing emphasis on sustainable architecture.
- This boutique hotel is fringed with verdant local plants in both the interior and exterior. This thoughtful touch of greenery brings a sense of life into the interior of the property and melds its Mediterranean roots with the contemporary design.
Explore the location
Surrounded by sublime scenery all around, there are big attractions, hidden gems and pleasurable pursuits tucked in every corner of Taormina. Trek the teeming trails of the active volcano, Mount Etna, discover the rich history residing in the ancient Greek-Roman theatre, get lost in the quaint, labyrinth-like streets, or soak up the sun from the nature reserve of Isola Bella.
Hotel Villa Ducale offers a convenient concierge service to help make getting around Taormina easier. They offer a shuttle bus between the hotel and the town's centre, and can even organise airport pick up and drop off.