Surrounded by a park filled with rich subtropical vegetation, belmond villa sant' andrea has its own private beach overlooking the beautiful bay of mazzaro. The bay of mazzaro is the centre of taormina's seaside tourism area. The beach is considered one of the most beautiful in all of italy. Mazzaro is connected to the town centre via a cable car. In just three minutes guests will find themselves in the heart of taormina where they can find numerous shops, restaurants and bars. The cable car stop is located a short walk from the hotel. Belmond villa sant' andrea is known as one of the most exclusive hotels in the area and remains a favorite among both italian and international celebrities. The atmosphere is that of a private villa. Many rooms have precious art work and antiques. The hotels private beach is equipped with beach umbrellas, sun lounges, showers and beach huts. During the summer season cocktails, ice cream and refreshments are served at the beach bar. For water sports enthusiasts there is an excellent water sports and diving center with many activities available. Facilities and services at belmond villa sant' andrea also include a fine dining restaurant and bar, meeting rooms, piano bar, terrace with outstanding views of the sea, full service spa, exercise room, business services, beauty parlor and lounge. Accommodations include 39 rooms and 21 suites, each impeccably decorated and most with a balcony or terrace and views of the bay of mazzaro. Amenities available in all room types include daily american breakfast buffet, minibar, complimentary high-speed intenet access, lcd satellite tv, daily newspaper and personal safe.