Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo

Taormina, Italy

Grand Hotel Timeo

Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo Taormina

Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo Taormina, located in the heart of this historic city, offers a mesmerizing blend of Sicilian charm and unparalleled luxury. Beginning its journey in 1873 as a modest five-room guest house, it has now transformed, especially after Belmond’s takeover in 2010, into a historical masterpiece radiating with rich heritage.

Prime Positioning at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo Taormina

Even during Taormina’s peak tourist season, the Timeo stands as a tranquil haven. Not only is it a short walk from the lively heart of the town, but it’s also right next to the ancient Greek amphitheatre. Moreover, it offers a stunning panoramic view of Europe’s most active volcano, ensuring guests are always close to nature’s magnificence.


Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo Location

Legacy and Luxe Combined

Over its long history, the Timeo has hosted illustrious figures ranging from Oscar Wilde to Truman Capote. Today, it remains a beacon of attraction with its elegant old-world features such as polished parquet floors, precious antiques, and a rich collection of art. However, it’s the modern amenities and top-tier services that ensure guests experience both history and luxury.

Service Beyond Expectations

With Belmond’s acquisition, the Timeo underwent a major transformation in service quality. Now, guests are not only welcomed warmly but also treated to impeccable service throughout their stay. Whether it’s a day by the heated pool, a spa treatment, or an adventurous trip to the Silvestro crater on Etna, every experience is tailored to perfection. Additionally, guests have complimentary access to beach facilities at its sister hotel, Sant’Andrea.

Grand Hotel Timeo Suite

Room with A View and More

The Timeo, boasting 70 unique rooms and suites, caters to a myriad of tastes. The main villa’s rooms beautifully blend the old with the new, offering views of the sea and the volcano, private terraces, and luxury amenities like Ortygia-scented toiletries. Thus, every stay promises both comfort and awe-inspiring visuals.

Grand Hotel Timeo Restaurant

Gastronomic Grandeur

At Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo Taormina, Executive Chef Roberto Toro’s culinary creations are a treat for the senses. Traditional Sicilian flavors get a modern twist, letting guests enjoy dishes like spaghetti with clams or seared tuna steak. Moreover, the terrace bar provides an ambient setting, and breakfasts here are grand, offering everything from detox menus to classic Sicilian dishes.

Taormina is an enchanting escape for families

The Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo is not just for couples or solo travelers; it’s a haven for families, too. With the beach nearby, enticing both kids and adults and rooms like the duplex in Villa Flora that adapt to family needs, every member is assured a memorable and comfortable experience.

Enjoy & Explore:

Valley of the Temples

Greek Theatres in Syracuse & Taormina

Monreale Cathedral & Villa Romana del Casale

Mount Etna Guided Hike



With Our Compliments:

Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability

Buffet breakfast daily for two guests per bedroom served in restaurant

$100 USD equivalent Resort or Hotel credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)

Early Check-In / Late Check-Out, subject to availability

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Getting There:


60 min by car


3h 15 min by car


Ideal Length of Stay:

5 – 7 days

When to go:

June-August and September-November


Who should go: 

Couples, Families



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Embark on a journey steeped in luxury and history at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo. Allow River Oaks Travel Concierge to transform your Sicilian aspirations into tangible memories.

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