Belmond 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.
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.
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.
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
CATANIA-FONTANAROSSA AIRPORT (CTA)
60 min by car
PALERMO AIRPORT (PMO)
3h 15 min by car
Ideal Length of Stay:
5 – 7 days
When to go:
June-August and September-November
Who should go: