Giano

Europe / Italy / Sicily

Perched on a high side of Taormina, yet few steps away from its center, Giano Duplex Penthouse boasts sweeping views over the picturesque town roofs and the enchanting sea below.

up to 3
Bedrooms
up to 6
Guests
4
Bathrooms
Min. Nights

Overview

Contemporary in design and style, this property allows to experience upscale living in the desirable location of Taormina, Sicily’s most popular summer resort town and still a favorite among all whom visited.

Thanks to its sought-after location, when renting Penthouse Giano you can walk to the main corso in 5 minutes or reach the cable car to the beach in just 10 minutes. Taormina is mostly a ZTL zone (Limited Traffic Zone) and parking can be an inconvenience so renting a car is not recommended. You are better off hiring a private driver if you want to take daily trips and explore the beautiful surrounding area.

Accommodations

Ground Floor

The open plan contemporary styled living room welcomes you with its floor-to-ceiling glass panels that flood the space with natural light. The dining area provides comfortable seating for all guests and the kitchen area is fully equipped. The hushed palette was chosen to ensure that the eye is drawn to the view and not distracted by the clean lined furnishing in the room. Wellness area equipped with TV, fitness machine, and bathroom with emotional chromo therapeutic shower.

Outside Features

The real luxury of the house are its panoramic ocean front terraces facing the Ionian sea. Here you can enjoy sunbathing, relaxing in the outdoor Jacuzzi while staring at the stunning views, and the enchanting starry nights will be a dreamy backdrop while drinking perfectly chilled wine.


Amenities

3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms

Sleeps 6 Guests


Details

Bedroom Details

Bedroom 1 (Ground Floor): Queen/twin bedroom with adjacent bathroom with shower
Bedroom 2 (Ground Floor): Queen bedroom with adjacent bathroom with shower
Bedroom 3 (Second Floor): Queen/twin bedroom (slanted ceiling) with access to large private terrace, and en-suite bathroom with shower
All bedrooms are provided with A/C, hairdryers, slippers and bathrobes in the bathrooms

Pool Details

6 Seat private outdoor whirlpool

Staff and Services

Final cleaning
Change of bed and bath linen on Wednesday
Morning cleaning service (up to 2 hours)
Porter service on arrival and departure
Concierge service on site

Staff and Services (at additional cost)

Extra housekeeping service upon request
Cook service available upon request

Villa Notes

Electricity and water are included
No phone line available at the villa
Pets allowed at owner’s discretion
Check-in between 4 pm and 7 pm. Check-out by 10 am
All of the extra services must be paid locally, prior to departure unless otherwise arranged

Important note regarding Chef/ Cook Services: All Chef/Cook services need to be arranged by your Concierge. Only Villa approved Chef/Cooks can be used. This also pertains to In-Villa cooking lessons.
Due to limited transportation in outlying and rural areas, a rental car is essential for stays at countryside villas in Italy. We are more than happy to arrange a car for you during your stay, please just let us know at time of booking.
Please note that Italy villas rent from Saturday to Saturday. Exceptions may be possible on a case by case basis and upon request.
The Italian government has implemented a Visitor’s Tax of €1.50 - €5.00 per person, per day and applies to all overnight stays for the first seven days in the destination. This tax is payable to the local property manager.
Most villas in Italy require the cost of extra services be paid upon arrival in cash. Please check with your Villa Specialist or Concierge for details.

Rates

Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Holiday dates may not be listed in rate chart. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate, holiday dates, and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

Security Deposit Details

€800.00 pre-collected

Minimum Stay Details

7 Nights, Saturday arrivals.  Minimum night stay may vary by villa. Please contact a villa specialist to confirm.


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Location

Reviews

Lovely apartment with two floors perched high on a hill with fantastic views of Taormina and the sea below. The beds are comfortable and the flat fairly well-appointed, though the kitchen area is tiny and lacking in essential utensils. The access is difficult and not for someone in good shape and there is no parking nearby. If you like to walk however and enjoy exploring the village only minutes down the hill, the location could not be better and the hot tub is a nice plus. The air conditioning works well, which we needed one day and the two decks are great for lounging. Perhaps best of all was Alex di Piccolo, the
house concierge who was exceedingly knowledgeable and helpful for everything from assistance with our car to advice on excursions and restaurants.

Laura R

Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.