The Villa Carlotta is an independent luxury boutique hotel overlooking the Mediterranean sea and ideally located just minutes walk from the Corso Umberto, Taormina’s famous and elegant pedestrian boulevard. Villa Carlotta boasts 23 rooms and suites, 4 brand new luxury apartments and an exclusive three bedroom villa by the sea "Villa al Mare", all designed by internationally renowned florentine interior design firm Studio Area Firenze. Located in a unique historic setting, the recently renovated villa offers a secret refuge for guests who are looking for high quality with personality and style, glamour and comfort, impeccable personal service in a relaxed atmosphere, and strictly “no dress code”. The grounds feature lush Mediterranean gardens with an extraordinary view of the Ionian Sea and Mount Etna as well as a pool and bar nestled among Roman ruins where you can relax and be pampered throughout the day. The stunning rooftop setting sets the tone for a splendid la dolce vita ambiance. Savor these views while also savoring the tastes and elegant but informal atmosphere of the Restaurant serving the flavors of Sicily prepared with fresh local ingredients at its best. Villa Carlotta is a world apart, suspended between earth and sky in exquisite fusion, with an exceptional natural environment where all your five senses will be in harmony.