This elegant guest house in Savoca has all the charm of a classical villa, and a great location – only minutes from the Sicilian town of Taormina. Its four bedrooms open into a bougainvillea-filled garden with a lovely pool, and there’s a private beach nearby. A great luxury boutique hotel in Italy, perfect for couples.
Classical Guest House Savoca, Sicily, Italy
If you are looking for a luxury boutique hotel in Italy with traditional elegance and a wonderful secluded feel, this is a great find. Located 15 minutes drive from the town of Taormina, it’s perfectly situated to make the best of Sicily.
This family-run guest house is a mix of classic and modern. Its four bedrooms have subtle warm tones with bold striped walls, tiled floors and large windows that open into a private garden, filled with lemon and olive trees. It also has a large pool with sun loungers, and access to a private beach July to September.
A perfect bed and breakfast for couples wanting to get to know a really delightful part of Italy.
Beds are made up of two separate twin mattresses, with toppers to create kings. They can be separated for guests who want to have their own mattresses and sheets. Services in the rooms include: flying bar indel B, air conditioning, Smart TV led 32″, wifi, bathroom with shower or bath, cosmetic mirror, CO Bigelow products, hairdryer, and safe.
The medieval town of Savoca sits on a rocky hill 30 km southwest of Messina, surrounded by citrus groves, vineyards and olive groves. It, alongside Forza d’Agrò, was the location for Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather. For fans of the movie, the still functioning Bar Vitelli was where Michael Corleone asked Apollonia’s father to meet his daughter.
Other attractions within reach of the hotel include Mount Etna, the Alcantara gorge, and the ancient Church of Saints Peter and Paul of Agrò, built in 1117 and renovated in 1172 with a mix of Byzantine, Arab, and Norman styles. Don’t miss the city of Siracusa (125km), the Baroque jewel Noto (160km), Catania (62km), and of course Taormina (15km), with its narrow streets full of shops, cafes and restaurants, and its spectacular Greek theater.
Savoca, Sicily, Italy. Nearest airport: Catania Fontanarossa (70km, 60 mins by car).
BEST TIME TO VISIT
May to end October.
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