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Taormina is a region that is rich in natural beauty and scenic beaches, especially Isola Bella that means "the beautiful island."
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Isola Bella, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A long a steep staircase to the beach and then a walk to the island, but it's worth the effort. A natural beauty! The island is pretty and the beach is picturesque.

Thank Carmen F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It surely is a nice place but there s a ton of them in sicily The access is very difficult with a huge parking problem the beach is rocky and very uncomfortable and the sea is good as in any part of sicily I will...More

Thank JaySonWou
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Full of locals sunbathing. Clear water. Would recommend spending a bit of the day here but sunbathing further up on the private beaches.

Thank bb09anc
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Lovely, busy place to spend the day. Make sure that you have water shoes with you because the pebbles on the beach make it painful for you to walk if you are not used to it.

Thank _elisabete_delima
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

It’s definitely a lovely beach but too crowded!! To many people in a little spot.. you need special shoes if you want to get in to the water, but once u are in the water it is very transparent, I took my snorkel and could...More

Thank Gustavo C
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We had a great day at Isola Bella,and the blue Grotto. The water is a delight,very clear, you can see the corals and fish. Isola Bella is very crowded, since everybody wants to be there. Charming!

Thank Ulrike K
Reviewed 9 August 2018

For a space in paradise which should be so beautiful, there are unresolved political issues which prevent the restructuring of La Isola Bella to it's former glory. Great to visit but slightly disappointing.

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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We love taormina, and we loved Isola Bella. But the water were very unclean and the place as well. They should really take care of it more :(

Thank StylistNoelle
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

People flock here for a reason: it’s a gorgeous mountainous cove with perfectly blue, swimmable water, boat excursions, and restaurants with good food. Take a left after the stairs to the umbrellas for the best spot.

Thank MichaelSabelli
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Not expensive to visit and a lovely quiet island. Beautiful views and gardens. Very picturesque with views of the bay and ocean

Thank Laura A
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mishan264
31 July 2018|
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Response from churston | Reviewed this property |
The cable car is a short walk from town centre. Once at the bottom the beach is about 10 min walk from cable car stop Cable car fare is 6euros return
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Joy E
29 August 2017|
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Response from checkpointcheryl | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are outdoor showers as well as restrooms.
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Adam K
18 July 2017|
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Response from Tavi M | Reviewed this property |
Go solo. There is nothing to see there!
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