Hotel Villa Diodoro

Sicily, Taormina

  • Superb location in the old town of Taormina
  • Large swimming pool offering stunning views of the bay and Mount Etna
  • Situated next to beautiful private gardens

Villa Diodoro can be found in the centre of the pretty hillside town of Taormina overlooking the Bay of Naxos and the majestic Mount Etna in the distance. Its enviable location, places it next to Giardini della Villa Comunale – beautiful landscaped gardens, where you can enjoy gorgeous views of the city and sea below. From the hotel you can expect warm Sicilian hospitality. Select from elegantly decorated, spacious guest rooms with garden and sea views, fully equipped with modern amenities.

Sip a refreshing drink on the terrace or take a dip in the serene pool as you immerse yourself in the breathtaking views of Taormina. If you want to while away some time by the sea take the shuttle bus (payable locally) to sister hotel, the Hotel Caparena, which has its own private beach, and is just two miles away.

The hotel has 102 rooms (official rating 4 star). Child prices apply to ages 2-12 years.


Bars & Restaurants

Restaurant Bellavista

Included With: Half Board

Dress Code: Gentlemen are required to wear long trousers during the evening.

Sample Sicilian and Mediterranean cuisine, including seasonal specialities and local wines. The restaurant offers an elegant dining room with views over Mount Etna and Naxos Bay.

Bar Il Vecchio Carrubo

Sit with a cocktail or fine wine on the terrace, surrounded by the old carob trees that the bar takes its name from, with picturesque views over Sicilian landscapes in the distance.

Pool Bar

Open from May to September, guests can enjoy refreshing soft drinks and cocktails beside the pool, as well as fresh Sicilian salads and light bites.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

The Villa Diodoro’s large swimming pool and serene sundeck offer stunning views over Sicily and majestic Mount Etna. There is also a snack bar serving light bites.


Health & Beauty Corner

Indulge and relax at the Wellness corner, which features a wide range of massages and beauty treatments to be booked on request. There is also a fully equipped gym overlooking the garden and offering modern Technogym cardio machines.

Activities & Entertainment

Tennis Club

There is a tennis club just 100 metres from Villa Diodoro, ideal for those wanting to practice their game.

Shuttle Bus to Private Beach

A daily shuttle bus will take you to the sister Hotel Caparena and its private beach, free to all hotel guests, two miles away. The service is payable locally and available from May to September.

For Families


Babysitting can be arranged, leaving you to relax while your little ones are kept entertained and safe. Payable locally.

Wifi & Parking

Wifi & Parking

Stay connected with the wifi free of charge.

Complimentary parking is available at Villa Diodoro.

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 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 Garden View Room

Max 2 adults

These bright and traditional rooms offer lovely views over the Mediterranean garden and feature double or twin beds, a minibar, safe, satellite TV and private en suite bathroom.

Superior Side Sea and Garden View Balcony

Max 4 adults

Spacious Side Sea and Garden View rooms are elegantly decorated and come with a balcony and choice of twin or double beds. Facilities include a minibar, safe, satellite TV and bathroom.

Superior Front Sea View Balcony

Max 4 adults

Superior double or twin rooms feature stunning sea views with a balcony and stylish décor. Facilities include a minibar, safe, satellite TV, climate control and a bathroom.

Deluxe Front Sea View Balcony

Max 2 adults

The Deluxe Sea View rooms with balcony offer spectacular views of the sea and Mount Etna. Spacious and luxurious accommodation features a bedroom with a small lounge area, in addition to a satellite TV, safe, minibar and en suite bathroom.

Family Garden View Room

Max 5 adults

Sleeping up to 5 people, the two bedroom Family Garden View Rooms are spacious with traditional décor and modern amenities. Guests can enjoy satellite TV, a safe, minibar, climate control and en suite bathroom, in addition to a superb view of the gardens.

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Fantastic hotel
Jane H, Leicester, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Nov 10 2022
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Excellent location for old town, parking on site (essential) and a really lovely hotel. Pool was usually quiet and relaxing, rooms excellent, fantastic views across...
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A Faded Movie Star Holding On...And Failing
Max_Kitty, Marina del Rey, California
Tripadvisor review Oct 04 2022
Like a reality check for an aging movie star, this hotel wants to still be in the limelight but no longer deserves to be. You can see remnants of stardom - the pool is large and inviting, the grounds...
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