Don Mimi Guarnaschelli

Overview

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“Were a man to spend only one day in Sicily and ask, “What must one see?” I would answer him without hesitation, “Taormina.” It is only a landscape, but a landscape where you find everything on earth that seems made to seduce the eyes, the mind, and the imagination.” With these words, Guy de Maupassant described this land, positioned between the sky and the sea, offering visitors unforgettable vistas of Mount Etna and endless views of the Mediterranean.
In this blessed place, a noble and historic residence, Villa Guarnaschelli, recently has re-opened its doors to welcome a discerning clientele. The luxury villa, located in the center of Taormina, had a very glorious past hosting the King of England Edward VIII, Hollywood stars, aristocrats, famous artists, intellectuals, and politicians, and now, after a careful restoration, the villa is ready to be your less-than-predictable place where to enjoy an extraordinary vacation

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Rates & Fees

Rates

Category Date Range Rate Min stay
Mar 5 - Mar 25, 2023 Mar 5 2023 to Mar 25 2023 €18,400 per Week 7 Nights
Mar 26 - Apr 22, 2023 Mar 26 2023 to Apr 22 2023 €23,800 per Week 7 Nights
Apr 23 - May 20, 2023 Apr 23 2023 to May 20 2023 €24,900 per Week 7 Nights
May 21 - Jun 24, 2023 May 21 2023 to Jun 24 2023 €27,300 per Week 7 Nights
Jun 25 - Jul 22, 2023 Jun 25 2023 to Jul 22 2023 €36,500 per Week 7 Nights
Jul 23 - Aug 19, 2023 Jul 23 2023 to Aug 19 2023 €38,500 per Week 7 Nights
Aug 20 - Sep 23, 2023 Aug 20 2023 to Sep 23 2023 €36,500 per Week 7 Nights
Sep 24 - Oct 21, 2023 Sep 24 2023 to Oct 21 2023 €29,800 per Week 7 Nights
Oct 22 - Nov 11, 2023 Oct 22 2023 to Nov 11 2023 €23,800 per Week 7 Nights

Other Fees

Security Deposit €3,000 Flat Refundable

Check-in/Check-out

Check-in time: 16:00 Check-out time: 10:00
• Check-in: between 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm; Check-out: before/by 10:00 am

Additional Info

• Pool heating € 1,300/week (to be confirmed at the time of booking or 30 days before)
• Events are permitted upon authorization - event fees apply
• Staff lives on premises, guests’ privacy is guaranteed
• Non-smoking villa
• Pets not allowed
• All extras must be paid in cash locally, prior to departure

Amenities & Activities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Pool
  • Staff
  • Wifi
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Activities

  • Hiking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming

Attractions

  • Health & Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Winery Tours

Entertainment

  • Netflix
  • Smart TV
  • Television

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Pool
  • Staff
  • Wifi

Indoor Features

  • Bed Linens
  • Pool/Beach Towels
  • Security System
  • Toiletries

Kitchen

  • Coffee maker
  • Cooking utensils
  • Dining Area
  • Dish washer
  • Freezer
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove Top Burners

Nearby Facilities

  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping

Outdoor Features

  • Furnished Terrace/Balcony
  • Garden
  • Garden Chairs
  • Heated Pool ($)
  • Infinity Pool
  • Lounging Area
  • Outdoor grill
  • Parking
  • Pool (saltwater)
  • Poolside Lounge Chairs
  • Private Pool

Staff

  • Cook Optional ($)
  • Gardener
  • Housekeeper(s)

Additional Information

Don Mimi Guarnaschelli is equipped with an array of included amenities and services:
• Personal service by the villa staff including a housekeeper(6 hrs/day, including Sunday), gardener, and pool maintenance
• All utilities, including air conditioning, and final cleaning
• Unlimited Wi-Fi internet access (available indoor and outdoor)
• Mid-week change of bath and bed linen (Wed)

Amenities and services available upon request (extra cost):
• Additional staff available at this villa includes extra housekeeping (€ 35/hour), laundry service (€ 35 /hour) and cook
• Pool heating € 1,300/week (to be confirmed at the time of booking or 30 days before)
• Cost of food and beverage

Rooms

Bedrooms (6)

Bedroom 1 1 Queen 2 Guests  
Bedroom 2 1 Queen 2 Guests  
Bedroom 3 1 Queen 2 Guests  
Bedroom 4 1 Queen 2 Guests  
Bedroom 5 1 Queen 2 Guests  
Bedroom 6 1 Queen 2 Guests  

Bathrooms (5)

Bathroom 1Toilet, ShowerEn-suite
Bathroom 2Toilet, ShowerEn-suite
Bathroom 3Toilet, ShowerEn-suite
Bathroom 4Toilet, Shower, Jet tub
Bathroom 5Toilet, Shower, Jet tub

Location

Taormina, Italy

Nearest Airport: Catania Fontanarossa 55 min
Taormina: within walking distance (10 min on foot)
Nearest major city: Siracusa 1 h 25 min
Nearest beach: 7 min to the cable car to reach Mazzarò Beach; 15 min
Driving time estimated by Google Maps

The island of Sicily offers a number of wonderful places to visit on day trips or excursions, including Taormina, Catania, Syracuse, Noto, Ragusa and the utterly unforgettable volcanic peak of Mt. Etna. As the highest active volcano in Europe and Sicily's tallest mountain. Mt. Etna is a true natural wonder: don't miss the chance to explore it by booking a guided excursion with our concierge.
Taormina, one of the most famous towns in Sicily, is located high atop Mount Tauro. The magnificent Mediterranean blue bay and the nearby smoldering Mt. Etna merge into a spectacular view that can be seen from almost any point in the city. A renowned archaeological destination backed by incredible history, Taormina is home to one of the most famous Greek Theaters in the world. This remarkable theater hosts "Taormina Arte," the town's annual summer international arts festival of film, music, dance and theatre. Taormina is a haven for tourists, offering a great number of restaurants, bars, clubs, entertainment and sport venues. Take a stroll along the Corso and be sure to stop at one of the local cafés for a taste of granite (the original version of Italian ice!) and a piece of frutta martorana (marzipan sweets).
The distinctive beauty of Syracuse, rich with history and artistic presence, was featured in Giuseppe Tornatore's movie "Malena", starring Monica Bellucci. Since 1914, from early May to the end of June, the city has staged ancient comedies and tragedies in its Greek theatre. A stroll through the streets of Ortigia leads to the fascinating baroque cathedral that incorporates an ancient temple to Athena. Make sure you check the Fountain of Arethusa, site of the Greek legend.
Noto is the undisputed capital of Sicilian Baroque. Generally listed as one of the 'must-see' tourist attractions on the East coast of Sicily. The town was declared humanity heritage by UNESCO in 2002. Here you can enjoy the most beautiful non-equipped beaches of the island, Eloro, Cittadella or Calamosche inside the natural reserve of Vendicari, which is also home to thousands of migrating flamingos and sea turtle nests. If you prefer the comfort of equipped beaches, check the ones in Noto Marina or San Lorenzo. If you are in this area on the third week of May, take note of the famous and suggestive "Infiorata", a picturesque festival to welcome the spring, where local artists work overnight to prepare colorful real flower carpets all over the streets. Other sites worth visiting in the surroundings of Noto (by car) include Noto Antica - the older town - Modica, Palazzo Acreide, Ragusa - a similarly-appealing Baroque town - the necropolis at Pantalica and Ispica Caves.

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