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Villa Krater ~ Luxury Villa in Central Taormina ~ Native British Owner

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Space 10,000 sq ft
Property type villa


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 4, Bathrooms, Sleeps 14 - 20

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Guests who book this listing will have the EXCLUSIVE use of the WHOLE villa for their WHOLE stay.

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Villa Krater is located in the heart of Central Taormina, on a secluded hillside just 200m and two minutes from the main street (Corso Umberto) and other tourist attractions such as Greek theatre and public gardens.

It is ideal as a venue for wedding celebrations, wedding events, family anniversaries, fashion shoots or for large groups of family or friends.

The villa is one of fewer than five private villas in the whole of Taormina which can accommodate 10+ guests, with nearly all similarly sized properties being located located 10 - 20km away in neighbouring towns such as Letojani and Giardini Naxos.

The villa (which inclusive of terraces is some 8000 sq. feet) sleeps 16 people (13 adults + 3 infants) in 4 en suite bedrooms, 1 small bedroom partitioned from the living room and three cots.

The capacity can be extended to 20, 22 or 24 people if our nearby apartments are included.

The villa has panoramic views of Mount Etna, the Greek theatre, Giardinni Naxos, Madonna Della Rocca, Castello di Taormina and the local botanical gardens.

All bedrooms rooms are provided with:

> Fresh linen

> Fresh fruit

> Fresh flowers

> Local chocolate

> Sicilian guidebook

> Newspaper (upon request)

The villa's personal staff will be also be pleased to help arrange local tours, excursions, shopping trips, theatre tickets and anything else that might make your stay in Taormina more comfortable.

We can also arrange the services of the following external staff for villa guests.

> Masseuse

> Beautician

> Tennis coach

> Scuba diving & snorkelling instructor

> Private chef

Amenities include:

~ Barbecue

~ Garden furniture

~ Sonos music System

~ Nespresso machine

~ Washing machine

~ Fridge Freezer

~ Boxing Bag

~ Ping-pong table

More Details

Property Manager
Audacity Salamis
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Italian, Swedish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
8 May, 2018

About Audacity Salamis

Dear Guests,

My name is Audacity.

I am a British-Greek novelist, analytical psychologist and adventurer.

I grew up in the UK, between Oxford and London, but, following a short visit to Taormina, decided three years ago to move here as a European home.

I have been lucky to travel round the world, but Taormina is one of those few special places where the view is astonishing no matter where one stands and which way one looks ... and where there is so much natural beauty (the sea, mt. Etna, mountains, forrest, botanical gardens), all within this small town of 7000 residents. Further, the town has an extraordinary archeological and cultural history and no visit to Sicily should be concluded without visiting Taormina.

More than a business, it is a genuine pleasure to host guests in our beautiful home. Almost all groups who stay with us do so for important events such as weddings, anniversaries or reunions and we really enjoy doing whatever we can to make those stays as enchanting as possible.

We are also happy to help with travel, events, excursions, recommendations and whatever else guests may need.

Hope to see you soon!


Audacity Salamis purchased this villa in 2015


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Taormina in Province of Messina

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 10000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 13:00
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom Lodge - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom Cottage - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom Dionysus 1 - Toilet , Jacuzzi , Bidet , its an on suite bathroom for bedroom Dionysus 1
    Bathroom Dionysus 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Its an on suite bathroom for bedroom Dionysus 2
    Bathroom garden - Toilet , We have an extra toilets in the garden of the villa
  • This is all the bathrooms included the ones in the apartment.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Small Internal Bedroom (No Windows) - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom Dionysus 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , En suite bathroom
    Bedroom Dionysus 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , En suite bathroom
    Lodge Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , A sofa bed for two people.
    Cottage Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Books
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • diving
  • ski
  • tennis


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Villa Krater ~ Luxury Villa in Central Taormina ~ Native British Owner
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Great fashion location!

  • 5 of 5

I just stayed in Villa Krater as part of a scouting trip for venues for a Sicilian fashion shoot.

We were looking for a secluded place with great views and a little grandeur and the villa's balconies and views definitely met our needs.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Adolphus, Thank you for the charming review. We're so happy that you enjoyed the villa and Taormina and hope to see you again this summer. Warmly, Audacity
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Amazing location and lovely host

  • 5 of 5

I run a photography studio in London and arranged for a group of friends and family to visit Taormina both to enjoy the traditional Sicilian festive celebrations and also to take some winter shots in the town.

The villa was an excellent base for both activities and Audacity was really helpful in arranging transport, excursions and in recommending activities in the town.

The view from the villa of the fireworks celebration was magical and we'll never forget it.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Robin, Thank you ever so much for leaving this kind review. We wish you the very best with your new enterprise in Boston. Warmly, Audacity
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Gorgeous views.

  • 5 of 5

We had two nights at the gorgeous Villa Krater.

The panoramic views are amazing and in one trip we saw amazing seascape storms, a mini eruption of Etna and an amazing night sky.

Audacity was super helpful and we'd love to come back later in the year.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Eddie, Thank you for your gracious review. It was a pleasure to host you and we definitely hope to see you again in future. Good luck with the Mexico trip! Warmly, Audacity
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Enchanting Villa

  • 5 of 5

Our time at Villa Krater was truly magical.

I stayed for two days, along with my family, as part of a wider Sicilian adventure.

The views from the villa are breathtaking and we loved the seclusion and privacy of the place, even though it is so close to the town centre.

Will definitely come back

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Nadia!
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A perfect place in a perfect place

  • 5 of 5

If villa krater is not in the top ten list of homeaway listings it should be. The views and sunrises from the many terraces is worth the price alone. And yet the rooms were elegant and the communication was perfect and very helpful. My only disappointment was that we never got meet lots Eros himself. I had been hoping to do so. You will be blown away at this spot. Not to be missed

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Carl, Many thanks for the gracious review. Much appreciated and looking forward to finally meeting you in January 2018! Eros
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Amazing Villa, Super Location

  • 5 of 5

My wife, daughter and I visited Villa Krater in the summer of 2016, joining a larger family group who were staying in the villa.

We were invited as guests of the owner during a week’s stay in Taormina.

Villa Krater has a glorious location on a hillside overlooking the Bay of Naxos and Capo Taormina, whilst at the same time being only a few minutes from the town centre and Corso Umberto. The fifty or so steps from the Via Roma (the main road) down to the villa require good legs, but for the most part we enjoyed the exercise!

During our stay we had a lovely meal on the main terrace and watched the sunset over Mt. Etna to the West.

If we ever return to Taormina then it would be a pleasure to use Villa Krater as our case.

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Dimitri, Many thanks for the kind review. We hope to see you again one year soon at the villa. Warmly, Villa Krater
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Nearest Airport
67 Kilometres
Catania Airport
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Giardinni Naxos
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Taormina- Gardini Naxos station
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Main street full of restaurants
Nearest Beach
0.2 Kilometres
Isola bella
Car: not necessary

The villa is located on a calm hill side two minutes from the main street. Its a place where you can enjoy a panoramic sea view and blooming gardens. Taormina is a main centre of history and delicious food and are not far away from the volcano etna. There is a big selection of tours, its just the fantasy that stops you.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

If there is no confirmation 48H before with a late check-in (after 8pm) agreement there will be an extra charge of 20€ for somebody to check you in to the villa.

No smoking (smokers: smoking outside areas, cigarette butts and ash belongs in the ashtray & smokers clean after themselves)

Music is fine, but must not be so loud as to disrupt the neighbours or neighborhood.

The alcohol collection in the main house is private and not to be used by guests without permission from the host.

Toilets: Please do not put sanitary products or napkins in the toilet
If we find that blockages or plumbing issues have been caused by items (other than toilet paper) being placed in the toilet, guests will be responsible for paying for any damage.

The brick railing in front of the main house is not secure enough. That means that absolutely nobody is allowed to sit on it or push it in any way.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.