Villa Sonia is at the entrance to Castelmola, one of the most beautiful villages - a village perched on a rock over Taormina from which an unequalled panorama can be enjoyed. It is a historic villa that has been transformed, by the Intelisano family, into an elegant hotel with all comforts and an excellent restaurant, the “Parco Reale” which boasts not only a large banqueting room but also a spacious and romantic terrace from where you can enjoy an exceptional panorama.
Romantic and restful, among the green vegetation of the Taormina area, near to Taormina yet away from the crowds and confusion, priceless and elegant… this is how Hotel Villa Sonia presents itself. A microcosm of style and refinement, where hospitality and attention to service are paramount. In the heart of one of the most fascinating areas of Mediterranean vegetation, with a splendid view of Etna, Hotel Villa Sonia blends perfectly the beauty of Taormina with the comfort and tranquility of a unique kind of hotel. Cordiality, dedication and discretion from staff that are available 24 hours a day at Reception, to create a personalized service and to best take care of every desire and need of its clients.
The concierge is available for booking any kind of facility, from babysitting, car hire, transfer with private driver/chauffeur, sending of correspondence, money exchange, daily services, booking of cinema, theatre and show seats to personalized excursions and special activities. Furthermore, on request, it is also possible to organize transfer from/to Catania Airport. The common areas are spacious and comfortable, being furnished with taste and attention to detail paid to the facilities offered.
There are different areas reserved for reading or talking in tranquility and relaxation, in such a way that the hotel, surrounded by pleasant countryside, guarantees its lucky guests a silent and private atmosphere at the same time as being luxurious. The central part of the hotel leads to the garden which goes down to reach the Garden Cottage, where Mediterranean plants grow and flower, such as olives and vines. The trees shade the path which faces Etna and becomes especially evocative and romantic during sunset, offering unforgettable views. Parco Reale is the Hotel Villa Sonia restaurant and has a large, elegant and romantic banqueting salon which is ideal for ceremonies or romantic dinners on the splendid terrace which faces Etna. It is also ideal for the celebration of anniversaries or events that should not be forgotten. A buffet breakfast is served in the salon, on the panoramic terrace or in your room.
In the summer months, you can have lunch, savouring delicacies on the edge of the swimming pool where there is a Grill set up every day. The hotel also has a splendid swimming pool with jacuzzi and panoramic terrace, sauna, a small gym and a small pool and a solarium on the roof with a breathtaking view of Etna. Every day, there is a shuttle service to the centre of Taormina. Guests can also use the TV room, the Internet Point service and free Wi-Fi in all areas, even the parking area and garage. Adjacent to the hotel, there is a small lane which leads to the medieval village of Castelmola, where you can find little alleyways and squares, panoramic viewpoints, numerous shops, typical trattorias and wine bars and where you can taste the famous Almond Wine on the very panoramic terrace of the historic Caffé San Giorgio. For the gourmets we can suggest the restaurant "La Griglia" on the Corso Umberto in the centre of Taormina.