San Domenico Palace


Italy, and especially Sicily, has inspired more than one artist. Poetry has been written in Italy’s honor and sculptures created. Italy evokes a romantic longing, an inexplicable yearning.


Certainly, those that have stayed at the San Domenico Palace located at the scenic Sicilian town Taormina, will have experienced this strong sensation.


Erected as early as the 14th century as a fortified monastery on the cliffs, the San Domenico Palace does not only offer sophisticated luxury and extraordinary read more » flair but also a magnificent view of the snow-topped Mount Etna volcano.


It is not without reason that the San Domenico Palace has won a celebrated membership with the association “Leading Hotels of the World”. The San Domenico has been receiving and charming discerning guests from all over the world since the 19th century.


Every nook and cranny tells a tale. The lounge shines in all the splendour of glorious days of the past. Ancient chandeliers and invaluable oil painting set the tone.


The San Domenico Palace’s cuisine underpins the hotel’s dedication to excellence. Accommodated in the monks’ former dining room, the restaurant is called the Antici Refettoria. Where the meals might have been humble in past centuries, today you may look forward to sensational Mediterranean delicacies.


On a summer day, you may also dine at the les Bougainvillées: The superb restaurant boasts a magnificent view of Taormina Bay and the antique Greek theatre.


Fresh seafood and exquisite wine are the staples at the Il Giardino dei Limoni. The Principe Cerami specialises on fine gourmet treats and the Oratorio dei Frati Bar is your first choice for a refreshing cocktail mixed to perfection!


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Located right at the heart of the historic Taormina town centre, the San Domenico Palace exceeds the expectations of even the most discerning guests.


In total, the San Domenico offers one hundred rooms read more » and eight luxurious suites. And it may be considered a certainty that the choice will not be easy: Each and every one of the refined units radiates venerated glamour and elegance.


Rest, where for centuries the monks were accommodated, and lodge at one of the Single Room Sea View units. Located in the old convent building, the former meditation cells have been refashioned to offer modern comforts.


The Standard Double Room No Sea View units offer all the modern luxuries and comforts you could wish for. These rooms are available in different sizes and all offer a view of the ancient convent buildings or the city.


Boost the comforts to the next level with one of the Superior Double Room Garden/Sea View units. A perfect choice for those, who like to settle down in fine style, eyes resting on the panorama.


Doubtlessly, the balcony will become your favourite spot at the Grand Hotel Deluxe Double Room Sea View. The vista includes the bay below and the ancient Greek theatre. Stretch out beneath the strong Sicilian sun or request to have a private dinner served on your balcony.


The units tagged Garden Room with Jacuzzi Mini Pool sport not only the promised Jacuzzi, but also a private terrace. However, the top-of-the-range accommodations at the San Domenico Palace are the eight suites.


Relish the elegant furniture and chic accessories of the finely appointed and supremely luxurious suites. The San Domenico Palace’s suites ensure a memorable holiday in fine style. Allow INTOSOL to welcome you to this charming Sicilian hotel!


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Time seemingly runs slower in the San Domenico Palace’s lush gardens. Stroll the grounds at leisure and savour the fragrance of roses, oleander, jasmine and orange trees.


A little indulgence is encouraged read more » at the San Domenico Palace. Visit the charming boutique stores to admire the Sicilian arts, crafts and fashion or sample the local treats at the superb restaurants.


The hotel’s beautifully designed swimming pool is open between April and October. You may start the day with a few easy laps or, if you prefer the tang of saltwater, take the hotel’s shuttle bus to the beach. It is only a fifteen minute ride.


Experience pure bliss for body, mind and soul at the San Domenico’s Health & Beauty Centre. Or work up a sweat at the fully-equipped gym. Of course, you may also beat a ball across the tennis courts or take a swing on the nearby golf course.


And then, there are the many thrills the sea offers: Discover the beauty beneath the surface on a scuba diving or snorkelling expedition or clip the waves with a sleek sailing yacht.


Just a stone’s throw away, discover the charming town Taormina. The flair is magical and it is not without reason that Taormina is rumoured to be the most beautiful city on Sicily.


Thus, it is no surprise that Taormina attracted countless artists and poets in the 18th century. And in the summer months, it is almost a moral obligation to visit the historic amphitheatre to see a play or opera staged against the background of this venerated setting.


On your request, it is a pleasure for INTOSOL or the hotel to arrange airport transfers for you. The Catania airport is a mere forty minutes’ driving time away.


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