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Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo, Taormina, Sicily

The Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo in Taormina, Sicily, is a luxurious and historic retreat that has been delighting guests for over a century. Located opposite the Greek Theatre, the Forbes 4-star hotel offers stunning views of Mount Etna and the Sicilian Coast. With its authentic Sicilian warmth, signature cocktails, and Michelin-starred dining, this is one of the most renowned hotels in all of Sicily.

Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo, Taormina, Sicily

The Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo in Taormina, Sicily, is a luxurious and historic retreat that has been delighting guests for over a century. Located opposite the Greek Theatre, the Forbes 4-star hotel offers stunning views of Mount Etna and the Sicilian Coast. With its authentic Sicilian warmth, signature cocktails, and Michelin-starred dining, this is one of the most renowned hotels in all of Sicily.


The Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo was first opened in 1873 by an English couple who wanted to create a luxurious retreat for their friends and family.

Over time it became one of the most renowned hotels in all of Sicily due to its stunning location opposite the Greek Theatre. In recent years it has become even more popular due to its Michelin-starred dining experience, which has been praised by many visitors from around the world.

Accommodations at Grand Hotel Timeo Taormina

Experience the breathtaking accommodations in timeless Taormina. Perched on the Sicilian clifftops, our world-renowned Taormina accommodation offers spacious suites and bedrooms split between the main building and the adjacent Villa Flora. Most rooms offer a hypnotic view over the clustered terracotta rooftops of the medieval town, extending to the headlands brushing the Ionian Sea. For an unforgettable experience, our Presidential Suite features two king-size bedrooms, a sprawling terrace, jacuzzi, and panoramas of Mount Etna’s noble peak.

Double Rooms

Our double rooms offer either king-sized or twin beds and feature an elegant marble bathroom. The room size starts from 25m2 (269ft2).

Junior Suites

Our junior suites come with either king-sized or twin beds and a spacious balcony or terrace. The suite size starts from 32m2 (344ft2).


Our suites offer either king-sized or twin beds and a spacious balcony or terrace. The suite size starts from 40m2 (431ft2).

Two-Bedroom Suite

The Grand Hotel Timeo's Two-Bedroom Suite invites you to indulge in baroque interiors and a vast terrace with 180° views of Mt Etna and the Greek Theatre—ideal for hosting glamorous private receptions.

The suite features two king-size bedrooms, each paired with a marble bathroom, and a generous living area. The terrace comes with its own private jacuzzi.

As part of the Signature Suites & Villas collection, guests can expect an exceptional level of elevated service, including round-trip transfers, a dedicated host service, daily breakfast, complimentary laundry service, a complimentary curated in-suite bar and coffee, and a fully bespoke VIP stay experience tailored to your preferences.


Guests can indulge in superb regional cooking, classic Italian cocktails, and sensational views at one of the most celebrated Taormina bars. The hotel offers a variety of dining options to suit every palate.

Louis Vuitton Café by Timeo

Nestled in the new Maison’s store in Corso Umberto I, Taormina, the Louis Vuitton Café by Timeo offers a unique culinary experience. Guests can shop for unique Louis Vuitton designs before indulging in a culinary break with light and summery croissants al pistacchio, cassatine or arancinetti, courtesy of Chef Robert Toro and his team.

Otto Geleng

Every evening, guests are invited to join a culinary sensation inspired by German painter and Taormina legend, Otto Geleng. Executive Chef Roberto Toro’s Michelin-star menu is a culinary riff on classic Mediterranean fare. Each dish is an enticing play on tradition and innovation. 

Ristorante Timeo

Guests can embark on a culinary journey at the most scenic restaurant Taormina has to offer. Backdropped by Mount Etna and Naxos Bay, Ristorante Timeo’s striking location is complemented by a superb menu of locally sourced Sicilian favorites. The atmospheric terrace beckons for an unforgettable alfresco feast.

Bar Timeo

Classic cocktails and breathtaking vistas afford Bar Timeo a reputation of excellence among Taormina bars. Guests can marvel at the ever-present Mount Etna, or let the Bay of Taormina steal their gaze while sipping a cool Etna Spritz.

Pool Bar

Guests can take a seat beside the sun-splashed pool for a refreshing spritz or traditional cocktail. Whatever they order, stunning views of Naxos bay are the perfect accompaniment. Open during the summer months from 10–6pm.

Please note that some of these dining options may be seasonal and subject to change.

Amenities and Complimentary Services

The Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo boasts a wide range of luxurious amenities that cater to its guests' every need. From the magnificent outdoor swimming pool overlooking the stunning views of Mount Etna to the relaxing wellness center offering various rejuvenating treatments, guests will have no shortage of ways to unwind and enjoy their stay. The hotel also features a well-equipped fitness center for those who want to stay active during their vacation. In addition, the hotel provides excellent dining options to its guests, including their renowned Michelin-starred restaurant, where guests can savor culinary masterpieces prepared by the hotel's world-class chefs. The Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo gives its guests the ultimate indulgent experience, making it a perfect destination for anyone seeking a luxurious vacation.

The Grand Hotel Timeo Taormina offers a range of complimentary services to enhance your stay and make it as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

Courtesy Shuttle

A private shuttle service links the Grand Hotel Timeo and Villa Sant’Andrea, located on the Mazzarò Bay. The hotel staff will be delighted to provide you with the service schedule.

Fitness Centre

Guests can work out with a view, enjoying the latest Technogym equipment and large picture windows overlooking the shimmering sea and mountains. If you prefer to train in your accommodation or in the gardens, simply ask reception for the Technogym Case and download the Mywellness app to access a full range of workouts.

Keep in shape and reserve a private training session at the Fitness Centre. This service is available upon request.

Beach Access

Hop on the complimentary shuttle to Villa Sant’Andrea to enjoy the private beach. Here, guests can relax on a sofa, under a tented veranda, and enjoy exclusive waiter service. This service is available from 08:30 to 19:00.

Hire a private beach cabana and retreat to a personal seaside sanctuary at Villa Sant’Andrea. Perfect for up to four guests, each cabana is equipped with a comfortable sofa, table, minibar, and loungers. This service is available from 8:30 to 19:00.

Boat Cruises

During the summer months, guests are invited to join one of the complimentary boat cruises along the coast. For more information, please ask the Concierge.

Swimming Pool

Take a dip in the heated, outdoor swimming pool or recline on a sunbed. Towels are supplied for your convenience.

Wellness Centre

Treat yourself to a Sicilian-inspired ritual or visit the hair salon for a trim or a glossy new look.

Family Fun

The hotel is perfect for family adventures. They offer children’s bathrobes, slippers, and a gift in your room, as well as a bottle warmer on request. An extra bed and baby cots can be supplied in Junior Suites and Suites. Tasty children’s menus and highchairs are available in the restaurants. The hotel offers a range of exclusive activities for little ones, as well as children’s spa treatments at the Wellness Centre. Youngsters aged 4 to 12 can join the Smile Club at Villa Sant’Andrea, where they’ll enjoy supervised fun and games from May to October. A babysitting service is also available upon request.


Whether you're seeking a luxurious getaway or a family adventure, the Grand Hotel Timeo Taormina offers an unforgettable experience. With its stunning location, luxurious accommodations, and exceptional amenities, it's no wonder this hotel has been the destination of choice for glamorous international stars.

Information on Taormina

Taormina is located on Italy's east coast overlooking Mount Etna – Europe's highest active volcano – making it one of Italy's most beautiful towns surrounded by lush green hillsides covered with olive groves and vineyards stretching out towards crystal blue waters below where you can find some amazing beaches such as Isola Bella Beach or Mazzaro Beach just minutes away from the town center where you will find plenty to do including shopping along Corso Umberto I – Taormina's main street – visiting ancient ruins like Teatro Greco di Taormina or exploring some amazing natural attractions like Gole dell'Alcantara Gorge or Monte Tauro Park. There are also plenty of cultural events taking place throughout the year, including the Taormina Arte Festival, which takes place every July featuring performances from some world-renowned artists, making it the perfect destination no matter what time of year you decide to visit!

Book Your Next Belmond Stay With an Official Belmond Hotels Partner

Booking your next Belmond trip with LuxRally Travel, a Belmond Benefits Partner, is the best way to ensure that you get the most out of your trip. Not only will you be able to enjoy luxurious accommodations and excellent hospitality, but you'll also unlock a host of exclusive partner benefits:


  • Breakfast for two daily

  • Room upgrade upon arrival, when available

  • $100 credit per stay for use in spas or restaurants

  • Early check-in, when available

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in room

  • Late check-out, when available

  • Welcome Amenity

  • VIP Service

With LuxRally Travel and Belmond Hotels, you can expect a truly luxurious stay with all home comforts. These two partners, LuxRally Travela and Belmond, will make your next trip a dreamy escape.

Once you book with LuxRally Travel you'll wonder how you got by on your own for so long. Our travel agents have access to special rates and benefits, as well as key contacts at every hotel that can quickly make your stay as easy and enjoyable as possible. Furthermore, we make communication hassle-free by conforming to our clients' preferred methods, whether it be texting, phone calls, Whatsapp or Facebook messages. For our VIP customers, we also offer an in-house Forbes Five Star concierge team for an extra luxurious experience.

Explore the Brand

Belmond Hotels, a part of the luxury group LVMH, is known for its exceptional travel experiences around the world. Established in 1976, the company has been a pioneer in luxury travel for more than four decades. Belmond operates an impressive collection of luxury hotels, train services, river cruises, and even safari lodges in 24 different countries worldwide. Some of its notable establishments include Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas in Brazil, Belmond Reid's Palace in Madeira, Portugal, and Belmond Cadogan Hotel in London, UK. The company is recognized for its authentic escapes and has built its reputation on providing one-of-a-kind experiences to its guests. Belmond's headquarters are located in London, England. Book with Luxrally Travel to get exclusive Belmond Benefits on your next stay.

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