Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo - Taormine

A Sicilian hideaway that fuels the imagination

Set in the heart of Taormina, Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo serves up views that have enchanted for more than a century

The first hotel to be built in the city gazes out across the coast towards Mount Etna and beyond. Here you can breathe in the full spectacle of Sicily. Bask in manicured gardens, savour sensational cuisine and fuel your imagination with cocktails on the Literary Terrace—just like generations of celebrated guests before you.

Experience timeless Taormina from the height of summer through the heart of winter. We’re open through 5 January 2020. 


Evoking the elegance of days gone by, the hotel’s rooms and suites have played host to literary greats who would stay for months on end.
Sea view balconies welcome endless daydreaming, while ornate writing desks coax creative flair. Marble bathrooms and Sicilian ceramics add plenty of Italian finesse.


Combining elegance and tranquillity, our Double Rooms are located in the Timeo Building or in Villa Flora—just a 50m walk away. Decorated in impeccable Sicilian style, many offer stunning views.


Junior Suites at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo perfectly capture the charm of Taormina. Sit back and soak up the revitalising sea breeze from your private balcony or terrace.


Our luxurious Suites feature spacious living areas, delightful sitting rooms, marble bathrooms and a balcony or terrace. The rich Italian baroque style conjures a romantic atmosphere, perfect for your honeymoon in Sicily.


Go all-out on luxury at one of the best hotels in Sicily. Our Presidential Suite offers generous bedrooms, beautiful living spaces and magnificent 180° vistas of the Bay of Taormina and beyond.


Sicily is more than just striking good looks; it’s a fascinating land filled with stories. From culinary adventures to cinematic tours, helicopter rides to hidden vineyard tastings, each curated experience gets you closer to the island’s spirit.


Timeo Restaurant
Embark on a culinary journey at Sicily’s most scenic restaurant. Rumbling Mount Etna and Naxos Bay compete for your gaze. The unrivalled location is complemented by a sumptuous menu of Sicilian and Mediterranean delicacies.

The Literary Terrace & Bar
Classic cocktails and breathtaking vistas explain why it remains a favourite for those on and off the island. Soak up the volcano’s energy while sipping a fresh Etna Spritz.


A Sicilian sense of wellbeing
Nestled in acres of verdant gardens, the Wellness Centre delivers absolute serenity in discrete surrounds. All-natural signature products capture the scents of Sicily in every bespoke treatment.