Hotel Caparena

Sicily, Taormina

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  • Complimentary shuttle bus to/from Taormina centre
  • Private beach and beach bar

The Mediterranean-style Hotel Caparena provides a comfortable and stylish base for guests who prefer to stay by the beach while still being able to access Taormina via the hotel's complimentary minibus service.

The Hotel Caparena takes its name from Capo della Rena, the sandy cape that borders the Ionian Sea, and is positioned two and a half miles from the historical centre of Taormina. Immersed in a sub-tropical garden are an outdoor/indoor swimming pool and children's pool surrounded by a sunbathing terrace, ideal for spending those long summer days relaxing and reading. In addition, a range of regional and international dishes is available at the restaurant.

For those seeking that something extra, head into the hotel’s Caparena Wellness Club, where you can indulge yourself with the various relaxing treatments and therapies, including the exclusive Citrus Fruit therapy, inspired by the local scents of Sicilian oranges. An underpass is used to reach the private beach (separated from the hotel by a railway line), where a beachside bar serves drinks and snacks.

A haven positioned just outside one of Sicily’s most popular resorts, the Hotel Caparena is a sister hotel of the Villa Diodoro, enjoying the same high standard of quality.

The hotel has 85 rooms (official rating 4 star). Child prices apply to ages 2-12 years.



Bars & Restaurants

Beach Restaurant

The "Beach Restaurant", opened only for lunch during summertime, for both hotel guests and for external clients, has a terrace overlooking the sea, surrounded by greenery, with a dining room and a bar.


The hotel offers the possibility to choose between three bars the "Pool bar" in a relaxing setting by the pool; the "Beach bar" where you can eat a selection of snacks by the sea and also the "Lounge bar" for a quick break, offering a great selection of cocktails, selected bottles of whiskey and an excellent wine list.

La Veranda

Included With: Half Board

The restaurant is located on the ground floor, offering a buffet breakfast and dinner. Its large windows offer a beautiful view of the lush tropical garden. Guests staying on Half Board will be served dinner in this restaurant.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

The outdoor swimming pool boasts a poolside bar and children's pool, and is normally in use from May to September. The pool is payable after 6pm and towels are available for €3 per day.


Guests can use the beach free of charge, which is normally in use from May to September where a beach bar is also available. 

Spa & Wellness

Caparena Wellness Centre

The Caparena Wellness Centre offers a range of treatments (entrance and treatments are payable locally).

Wifi, Parking & Shuttle Service

Wifi & Parking

Stay connected with the wifi free of charge.

On-site parking is available free of charge.

Shuttle Service

A complimentary shuttle bus to and from the centre of Taormina is normally in use from April to October and it runs at regular intervals.

About the location
Holidays in Taormina marry history and culture to form an unforgettable experience in Italy. It’s perched at the top of Monte Tauro in the foothills of Mount Etna on Sicily’s Eastern coastline, between the cities of Catania and Messina. This ancient town offers visitors a view into the past with a number of elegantly preserved historic treasures, from the grand Greek-Roman Theatre to the equally impressive Palazzo Corvaja, which are just waiting to be discovered.

You don’t have to be a history buff to make the most of everything Taormina has to offer. Alongside the historical sights there are plenty of other attractions to take in. The main street, Corso Umberto, is traffic free and home to an array of shops and restaurants to rival any in the bigger cities.

There are also plenty of seaside activities to dive into thanks to the town’s coastal setting. Adventurous travellers can try watersports like wind surfing and snorkelling, while relaxing scenic boat tours around the gorgeous capes and grottos of the Ionian Sea allow you to explore at your own pace. Alternatively, simply spend long tranquil days on sun soaked shingle beaches.
Transfer time
The hotel is 1 hour 10 minutes from Catania airport. Return private transfers included. To change your transfers or book car hire instead, simply call us once you’ve completed your booking.
Classic Room Garden View Balcony or Terrace

Max 3 adults

Furnished in a modern style with colourful accents, they provide modern comforts including air conditioning and make for a peaceful stay.

Superior Room

Max 3 adults

Superior Rooms have a balcony with views over the sea.


Junior Suite

Max 4 adults

Junior Suites have a private furnished balcony with sea views, sitting area and hydromassage bathtub.


Early Booking Discount

15% Early booking discount for stays of 4 - 6 nights completed between 01 - 30 October 2023 booked by 30 August 2023.

Free Night Offer

1 Free night for stays of 7 nights or more completed between 01 - 30 April 2023, 01 - 31 July 2023 and 01 - 30 October 2023.  

Spa Offer

Guest can enjoy 1 free entrance to the SPA per person per stay for stays of 7 nights or more completed 01 April - 31 July 2023 and 01 September - 30 October 2023.

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Beachfront hotel outside the city of Taormina
Tripadvisor review Oct 04 2022
We spent several nights and had breakfast and dinner here. The room was nice and included a small balcony which was great. The fridge in the room did nit cool the contents and getting ice was a...
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Tripadvisor review Sep 24 2022
Beautiful nature and surroundings. The same breakfast every day. Very calcareous water. NO buffet for dinner!! Very expensive drinking water and cocktails. I do not recommend taking it. The wine is...
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