Renovated in 2011, Villa Ducale is a small, luxurious boutique hotel housed in an aristocratic villa with outstanding views of the sea and Mount Etna. It features free Wi-Fi in public areas, an outdoor hot tub, and a sun terrace with loungers. The strategic location of Hotel Villa Ducale combines the tranquillity of a panoramic spot and the proximity to the town centre, a 15-minute walk away. The hotel offers a free shuttle service to the centre of Taormina, and an airport shuttle is available on request. The hotel is thoroughly fitted with authentic antique furniture, including romantic wrought iron beds. The striking ambiance is complemented with superior Sicilian fabrics and all contemporary conveniences. Villa Ducale is renowned for its rich breakfast buffet with homemade Sicilian specialities, served on the panoramic terrace. Wine, beer and a vast selection of cold and hot dishes are available throughout the day, and the hotel features a popular cocktail happy hour every day at 18:30.