Etna Coast Hotels

More than 3,000 m high, Etna dominates the eastern coast of Sicily and still today determines its geographical aspect. The activity of mount Etna has shaped a volcanic rocky coastline, running from the black stones of Praiola and San Giovanni Li Cuti, to the spectacular Cyclops’ Riviera. The territory can also boast of splendid nature areas such as the Etna Park, the Nature Oasis of Simeto, and the Valley of the Alcantara River with its Gorges
Set between sea and sky, Taormina is without doubt the jewel of this stretch of the coast. The Pearl of the Ionian Sea is set on a natural terrace 200 m above sea level, with its unique profile consisting of colourful noble residences, sumptuous Mediterranean gardens and the remains of a rich and complex past. 
One of the key stopovers of the ‘Grand Tour’, Taormina was the target of pilgrimage by scions of the noble houses of all Europe and still today it bears the imprint of this exclusive cultural trait
Among the other attractions on offer in the territory is a lively night life, with eclectic Catania at its heart. The inimitable jewel of Sicily’s Baroque, this city also merits a long exploration by day. 
Not to be missed in Eastern Sicily 
The Cyclops’ Riviera
The Alcantara Gorges
Where to stay in Eastern Sicily 
In the area of Etna, you will find charming country hotels and accommodation structures set in the heart of still-operating farms or adapted from rural residences and buildings. Attractive Taormina on the other hand offers fine luxury hotels just a few steps from the sea. 
When to visit Eastern Sicily 
Choose the summer months if your target is a seaside holiday, the rest of the year if you wish to explore the historical, artistic and nature aspects of Eastern Sicily, without the somewhat oppressive heat of the summer months. 
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Santa Venerina (Catania)

From 120 € ( per Room per Night )
Kepos Etna Relais lies on a stunning natural terrace on the slopes of Mount Etna, overlooking the blue Ionian Sea. Lying....

Giarre (Catania)

From 110 € ( per Room per Night )
Set in six hectares of citrus groves in the village of Altarello, the Hotel Ramo d’Aria is 45 km from Catania airport,....

Taormina (Messina)

From 351 € ( per Room per Night )
  Perched on a terrace overlooking the sea, the Grand Hotel San Pietro is just 800 m from the historic centre of....

Taormina (Messina)

From 365 € ( per Room per Night )
In the heart of the town Taormina, in the vicinity of the Clock Tower and in the central Corso Umberto,we find the....

Linguaglossa (Catania)

From 166 € ( per Room per Night )
Located in the Etna Regional Park, just outside the small town of Linguaglossa, the Villa Neri Resort & Spa is located....

Taormina (Messina)

From 310 € ( per Room per Night )
The Grand Hotel Atlantis Bay, in Taormina Mare, is almost carved into the rock, facing the beautiful sea of the Bay of....

Zafferana Etnea (Catania)

From 140 € ( per Room per Night )
Monaci delle Terre Nere is located at the foot of Etna Mount, in a little Catania province town. The quiet and relax are....

Taormina (Messina)

From 135 € ( per Room per Night )
Located in Taormina’s old town centre, Porta di Mezzo Luxury B&B takes its name from the city gate “Porta di....

Riposto (Catania)

From 175 € ( per Room per Night )
Zash Country Boutique Hotel is located close to Riposto, a seaside destination equidistant from the cities of Catania....

Taormina (Messina)

From 294 € ( per Room per Night )
As its name suggests, the AtaHotel Capotaormina is located in the Taormina Mare area, 3 km from the centre of the....
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