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Isola Bella

Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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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."
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“beautiful beach” (62 reviews)
“cable car” (128 reviews)
“small island” (43 reviews)
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Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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"beautiful beach"
in 62 reviews
"cable car"
in 128 reviews
"small island"
in 43 reviews
"nature reserve"
in 36 reviews
"shallow water"
in 19 reviews
"beach shoes"
in 32 reviews
"crystal clear waters"
in 15 reviews
"flip flops"
in 24 reviews
"beach area"
in 24 reviews
"boat trip"
in 22 reviews
"pebbles"
in 101 reviews
"steps"
in 157 reviews
"sunbeds"
in 85 reviews
"causeway"
in 35 reviews
"sea"
in 176 reviews
"jellyfish"
in 45 reviews
"snorkel"
in 31 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The view us nice but not ideal as a beach. Too busy and rocky to enjoy. Worth a walk through but don’t plan a day around it.

Thank Elvira D
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It seems to be a lovely island, but very difficult to get down with 2 strollers so we did not go on the Island it self. Also very hard to park your car in the close encounters, probably because of the big crowd over there.

Thank Billy G
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Reviewed 3 days 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
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Reviewed 4 days 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
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Alberto D
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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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
28 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
17 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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