If it’s ‘location, location, location’ you’re looking for, plus impeccable service and 5 star accommodation, the Grand Hotel Timeo ticks all the boxes. The Grand Hotel Timeo, which is part of the esteemed Orient-Express hotel collection, has been opening its doors to guests since 1873 and is situated in an exceptional setting with magnificent views of Mount Etna and the Coastline.

7 nights,  Bed&Breakfast,  From £1,185*

Price is for a B&B package including flights, hotel & transfers.

Prices are only to act as a guide.


Location: Situated in the centre of Taormina on the east coast of Sicily, the Grand Hotel Timeo is 50 minutes from Catania Fontanarossa airport. The hotel is set in 6 acres of delightful gardens.

Facilities: Laze in the heated pool, be pampered in the wellness centre or work out in the gym, the choice is yours. If you have children you can use the Kids’ club at the Grand Hotel Timeo’s sister property, Villa Sant’Andrea. There is also a private shuttle to a private stretch of beach. If you fancy soaking up the atmosphere outside the hotel, you will find stylish boutiques, cafes and the Greek Theatre just outside the hotel.

Bars and Restaurants: The ‘Restaurant’ capitalises on the hotel’s spectacular views with its outdoor terrace. It serves Sicilian and Mediterranean food. There is also a pool restaurant which serves pizzas and ‘The Literary Terrace’ with a piano bar.

Rooms: All 70 elegant guest rooms feature exquisite furniture and most rooms have terraces or balconies with a view of the sea. Mod cons include air conditioning, satellite television, Wi-Fi access, a DVD player plus there is a twice daily maid service.