Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Taormina, IT that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $62 per night, and villas and houses are popular options for a stay in Taormina. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Discover stunning Taormina on Sicily's east coast

Arguably one of Italy's most captivating resort towns, not least because of its spectacular setting on the mountainside overlooking the Ionian Sea, Taormina is an idyllic spot for relaxed getaways with family and friends. Once you've nabbed your ideal Taormina vacation rental and are ready for a spot of sightseeing, you'll find the town's undisputed star is Teatro Antico di Taormina, an ancient and suitably crumbly Greek amphitheater. The 19th-century Teatro Massimo, the country's largest opera house, and the town's narrow alleyways with their colorful flower-filled balconies only serve to add to the charm.

Things to do

Cultural attractions in Taormina

While walking tours are an ideal way to get a snapshot of the town's sumptuous array of cultural delights, if you have more time, it's worth checking out some of the town's hotspots in a little more detail. Attractions for your must-see list include the Museum of Art and Popular Traditions, housed within the black lava stone-fronted Corvaja Palace. Just a 15-minute walk from the museum, Porta Messina, the town's landmark portal, is the perfect spot for a selfie, while the nearby Garden of Villa Comunale provides an elegant setting for lazy afternoons spent soaking up the sun.

Activities

Walking tours in Taormina

The best way to explore Taormina is on foot, and curious travelers are sure to discover the town's best bits by heading off on a walking tour with a local guide. Tour options vary but many include skip-the-line access to the Greek Theatre as well as the chance to stroll along Vicolo Stretto, the town's narrowest street, and soak up the views of Mount Etna from Piazza IX Aprile. For foodies, dedicated food tours involve a tempting selection of decadent cakes and crisp limoncello alongside sights such as Corso Umberto I and the 15th-century Palazzo Corvaja.

Weather

Sun-filled getaways in Taormina

Taormina is at its busiest during the summer months of July and August, but the sunny weather means you'll likely be shoulder to shoulder with other travelers and you'll need to book well in advance if you have your heart set on a particular Taormina vacation rental. The months of April, May and September are a little less crowded, although if you're not much of a people person, the quietest time to visit the town is between October and March. Although the town itself is in go-slow mode over winter, it's often still warm enough to enjoy a dip in the sea.

Natural features

Unique landscapes near Taormina

It's not unheard of for Taormina vacation rentals to offer a view of the majestic Mount Etna in the distance but nothing compares to getting up close to Italy's infamous volcano. Like Taormina, the best way to experience this nearby landscape is with a tour guide who can lead you through the craters, ancient forests and lava caves to the best sunset vantage point. If all that sounds a little strenuous, you might choose to skip the hike and head straight to the beach. One of the most beautiful is Isola Bella, a pebble beach nestled at the foot of the town.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Taormina

The nearest airport is in Fontanarossa Airport (CTA), located 29 mi (46.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Strait of Messina Airport (REG), which is 25.2 mi (40.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Taormina Giardini Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Taormina?

Whatever you're looking for in a getaway, you'll find a rental in or around Taormina that suits your style. Here are some of our faves:

  • Make the most of handy amenities like a kitchen and free WiFi at "House In Lipari Center With Sea View". Located around 45 miles from Taormina, this property has 1 bedroom and is a hit with guests.
  • Alternatively, unpack your suitcase at "Taormina Center - Sea View From Amazing Terrace". Located around 0.1 miles from the heart of Taormina, it has 1 bedroom and comes with a stovetop and a kitchen.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Taormina vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Taormina?

Your Monday to Friday will be easier to get through if you've got something spectacular planned for the weekend. Give yourself something nice to look forward to by reserving one of these top weekend getaways in or near Taormina:

  • Book a couple of nights at "Vivaldi Maison - Appartamento Su Corso Umberto", around 0.1 miles to the northeast of Taormina, and you've got yourself the best kind of weekend escape. You'll have natural attractions like Venetico Marina Beach and Botanical Garden of University of Catania on your doorstep and conveniences like a TV and an iron and ironing board to make the most of.
  • "Taormina Suite - Holiday Rental In Taormina" is also perfect for a whirlwind vacation. Located approximately 0.1 miles to the north of Taormina, this vacation rental comes with amenities like cable/satellite TV services and air conditioning. Piano Provenzana and Historical Museum of the Landing in Sicily 1943 should be on your sightseeing list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Taormina?

Usually small, economical and conveniently located, it's not hard to succumb to the charms of a studio apartment. Settle into one of these options and experience the energy of Taormina up close:

  • Explore the world around you and then sleep soundly at "Taormina Center - Sea View From Amazing Terrace". This vacation rental is an excellent base for sightseeing and features amenities including a balcony and air conditioning.
  • Alternatively, get into vacation mode at "Casa Giò Taormina Center", which comes with conveniences such as an oven and a porch.

With the money you save on your studio apartment, you can afford to see even more of Taormina. Cultural sights like Greek Theatre and Castello di Milazzo will help you better understand the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Taormina?

Finding a short-term rental in and around Taormina won't be an issue if you only have a few nights available. Whether you'd like a one-bedroom apartment just for one or a house that'll fit your family, you'll find the right place on Vrbo. Here are a handful of our best picks:

  • Positioned not far from the center of Taormina, "Taormina Suite - Holiday Rental In Taormina" is perfect for a short break. Use it as a base to check out attractions such as Montalbano Elicona Castle.
  • "Casa Giò Taormina Center" is another great option that accepts short-term guests. Get the most out of your fleeting visit by taking a look at local sights, including Convent of Carmelitani Calzati.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Taormina?

Whether spent in a cottage, a cabin or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to add some fire to your relationship. Whisk your honey away for a few days at one of these top escapes in or near Taormina:

  • Around 0.1 miles from Taormina, "Taormina Center - Sea View From Amazing Terrace" is an ideal place for doting couples. Air conditioning and a balcony are some of the amenities here.
  • Another option where you can spend a few idyllic days together is "Apartment In The Town Center Of Taormina". Located around 0.1 miles from Taormina, air conditioning and shopping facilities add to the atmosphere here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Taormina?

Big groups mean big-time fun. They also mean finding a place that'll effortlessly fit your entire gang. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Taormina and get everyone together under the one roof:

  • A host of amenities including a garden and a swimming pool make "Villa Urbis Taormina, Luxury Villa In The Heart Of Taormina With Swimming Pool" a group favorite. This sprawling getaway has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. From the center of Taormina, it's around 1 mile away to the east.
  • Invite as many as 14 of your dearest friends to "Villa 180sqm Taormina Mare 12 Beds" and fill its spaces with laughter and love. This top option has 4 bedrooms and is around 1 mile to the east of Taormina. It's packed with features to keep your large group comfortable, including a swimming pool and a kitchen.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Taormina?

Nothing screams fun and frivolity like a pool does. Pump up your inflatable swan and browse these houses in or near Taormina that feature this added perk:

  • Welcome to "La Tuillère, Charming House With Its Private Swimming Pool", where your highest priority will be lounging by the pool. Amenities such as outdoor furniture and a living room help make this retreat a favorite with guests.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Beautiful House Next To Greek Theater Taormina". As well as its inviting pool, you can also make use of a kitchen and air conditioning.

Not sure how to pack your suitcase for your Taormina escape? This impressive destination has a mediterranean climate. In the summertime, expect average temperatures ranging from 70 ºF to 80 ºF. Browse our range of Taormina vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Taormina?

It's always more fun when you share precious moments with the people closest to your heart. Whether you're planning a family reunion or taking time out with friends, we'll have a large vacation rental that suits you. Here are two of our best in and around Taormina:

  • Get your nearest and dearest under the same roof at "San Domenico Penthouse, Ideal For Groups In The Center On Taormina With Terrace", which has 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 guests. This getaway is around 0.1 miles to the west of Taormina and features amenities such as coffee and tea making facilities and a microwave oven.
  • "Panoramic San Giorgio Residence Taormina Sea View Pool Terrace" is also a top pick for families. It's about 1 mile to the northeast of Taormina, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 7 people. Useful amenities here include a toaster and books.

If you're hoping to visit some family-friendly attractions around the area, you're spoiled for choice. Corso Umberto, Catafurco Waterfall and Castello di Milazzo promise lots of fun for all the gang.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Taormina?

Go for a dip anytime the mood strikes at one of our large rental houses with an indoor pool. Slip on your swimsuit and check out these properties in or near Taormina that boast this brag-worthy perk:

  • Book a few nights at "Villa Schisò, Exclusive Location On The Sea" and spend your days lazing poolside. This roomy rental has 6 bedrooms sleeping up to 12 guests and a range of other excellent amenities. A swimming pool and a chef are among them.
  • Another outstanding option is "Ancient Villa Of Santa Marina A Stone's Throw From The Sea Of Milazzo And The Aeolian Islands - default-unit". With 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 10 guests, you can invite the whole gang to stay over and swim. A swimming pool and a kitchen are other amenities on offer here.

Use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find more outstanding Taormina vacation rental options for your next big getaway.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Taormina?

Absolutely. You'll find a fabulous range of one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Taormina. If you only require a small space, one of these properties is sure to tick all your boxes:

  • Take a look at "Taormina Center - Sea View From Amazing Terrace", a fantastic centrally located one-bedroom vacation property. A kitchen and an oven are just two of the amenities included here.
  • Also within easy reach of the center of Taormina, "Casa Giò Taormina Center" is another popular one-bedroom option. After a day of exploring, come home and make use of a kitchen and a porch.

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