Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo

Set high in the rugged hills of Taormina, the Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo has long been revered as one of Italy’s most glamorous hotels playing host to an impressive clientele since its opening in 1873.

Set high in the rugged hills of Taormina, the Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo has long been revered as one of Italy’s most glamorous hotels playing host to an impressive clientele since its opening in 1873. The villa-style property has sweeping vistas of the Greek Theatre, the bay of Naxos and snow-capped Mt Etna. The interiors boast Baroque-style antiques, silk curtains and sprawling marble baths while the gardens are full of towering cypresses, century-old olive trees, fragrant bougainvillea and a heated, panoramic swimming pool surrounded by beautiful terraced gardens. The hotel also has access to a private beach.

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Private10 days, from AU$11,485
Splendours of Sicily

Afloat in the Mediterranean, off the toe of Italy, and closer to Africa than Rome, Sicily has seen waves of conquerors from ancient Greek and Roman times, to the Germanic tribes & Byzantine emperors, Arab armies, Norman invaders & the Spanish crown.

Private10 days, from AU$11,485