Belmond Villa Sant Andrea

Sicily, Italy

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    Grand villa on the shores of the Med

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    Grand villa on the shores of the Med

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    Grand villa on the shores of the Med

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    Grand villa on the shores of the Med

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    Grand villa on the shores of the Med

Why we choose Belmond Villa Sant Andrea

Distinctive aristocratic villa packed with authentic charm

  • Right on the shore, with its own beach in the Bay of Mazzarò
  • Short cable car ride up to buzzy Taormina old town
  • The Wellness Center offers luscious Sicilian-inspired treatments

The epitome of an elegant, upscale Italian retreat. Come to Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea for indulgent spa treatments, sumptuous accommodations and fine dining, nestled between subtropical gardens and the beach.

The location, right at the water’s edge, is as relaxing as it gets, but just a few minutes away there’s an old town packed with ice cream parlors, artisan boutiques, cobbled streets, and an ancient theater, should you feel the need for a little more excitement.

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We suggest

A seaview room, of course.

What you need to know about the hotel

Welcoming staff and charming, elegant décor at this private residence-like retreat

  • Sugar Cane & Prickly Pear Facial, an unexpected treatment combination that sounds almost good enough to eat!
  • Complimentary daily boat excursions tour the coastline
  • A private butler served candlelit dinner on the beach could be a ‘pop the question’ occasion

Sharing the beach with locals adds authenticity to this resort. The heated pool isn’t huge, but the views are.

This resort has a spectacular setting, the perfect romantic retreat surrounded by lush gardens and overlooking an aquamarine bay. But don’t be fooled, the resort makes every effort to ensure kids are welcomed, with tailored events, dining and activities; plus an in-room entertainment menu.

Where is it and what's nearby

Located directly on the beach on the Bay of Mazzarò down the cliff from lively Taormina

  • On the Sicilian East coast just 32 miles from Messina
  • The cable car whisks you up the cliff to Taormina in just 3 minutes
  • Surrounded by history, you will find incredible architecture dating back to 358 BC

A colorful and diverse mix of cultures brings exciting flavors to each town. A place where cultures have co-existed for centuries successfully from Greeks to Romans, from Christians to Arabs.

How to enjoy Sicily

Sicily is a rich legacy of grand palaces, ornate churches and hillsides fragranced by lemon groves and colored by bougainvillea

  • Agrigento, Selinunte, Segesta are three Greek temples that have a good claim to rival anything you will see in Greece
  • For stunning Roman Mosaics, largely regarded to be the largest collection in the world, take a trip to see the Villa Romana del Casale
  • The coastal roads will reward you with stunning views of rocky cliffs and the turquoise sea before delivering you to a marvelous beach such as Giardini

Sicily’s capital, Palermo, has a vibrant and quaint mix of a rich cultural heritage, evidence in action of the island’s historically important position on the world’s trade routes. Greek and Roman ruins nestle comfortably beside Byzantine churches, Arabian minarets and Norman archways. The old town is a warren of alleyways that suddenly reveal a baroque church, majestic piazza or tiny, old-fashioned grocery store.

For one of the island’s best views, head to the eastern town of Taormina. It has a magical atmosphere enhanced by its clifftop location overlooking two wide sandy bays, an ancient amphitheater and Mount Etna. Often capped in snow, Mount Etna is one of Europe’s only active volcanoes. For an added culture fix, head to Syracuse, home to ancient mathematician and engineer, Archimedes.

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    When to visit Sicily

    Sicily’s warm climate makes it possible to enjoy spring blooms in February and still swim in the sea through to November, though July and August usually hit the 100s every day. Between July and September, Palermo hosts an art and music festival called Kals’Art.

  • A word from the hotel

    The best way to spend a wonderful holiday at the Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea is in one of our fantastic suites with a spacious terrace where we serve private dinners with a selected menu and typical Sicilian serenades. We even set up fireworks from our beach for those very special occasions.
    Giovanni Nastasi, General Manager

  • A word from the hotel

    On a starry night at the beach bar, ask Carlo to prepare a fresh Bellini for you – it’s been voted the best in the world!
    Steven Ceschia, Concierge

  • You need to know

    The hotel is right on the beach and provides smart loungers exclusively for Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea guests. However, the rest of the beach is public and you’ll be sharing the sand and sea with other holiday makers and the colorful fishing boats that bob along the horizon.

  • We say

    A friendly fun-loving Sicilian atmosphere where the wine flows, the food is plentiful and the music abounds.

  • You need to know

    The hotel has a swimming pool, yes, but it’s the size of a postage stamp.

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When you book with us

Because of our special relationship with Belmond Villa Sant Andrea, we include these exclusive benefits when you book through Protravel:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Full American buffet breakfast daily
  • US $100 equivalent resort or hotel credit to be utilized during stay

* Conditions apply

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