Family owned Hotel Villa Schuler was converted from a Sicilian villa into a hotel in 1905. In recent years the hotel has been extensively refurbished emphasizing its original elegance, charm and atmosphere. Superbly situated high above the Ionian Sea, its unique position offers stupendous views of snow-capped Mount Etna and the Bay of Naxos. The hotel is surrounded by its own extensive, subtropical, shady terraced gardens, where the fragrance of jasmine and bougainvillea flowers blend into a heaven for guests seeking comfortable, romantic surroundings. Other amenities include a lobby, a panoramic lift, a winter garden, the Rooftop-Lounge&Terrace, an elegant Orangery, the panoramic Palm Terrace, the breakfast hall, a piano, bar and a small library, free Wi-Fi all over the premises (also in the garden), internet room, 24-hour service, laundry service, valet parking and garages. You have the choice of having expanded breakfast served “à la carte” in the breakfast room, on the panoramic terrace overlooking the whole coastline, in the Orangery or in your room. 31 rooms and Junior Suites, all with individually controlled A/C, full bathroom, hairdryer, orthopaedic beds, satellite LCD TV with radio, free WiFi, telephone, electronic safe, unstocked refrigerator, sound-proofed doors and double-glazed windows, most of the rooms with sea view, furnished balcony, terrace or loggia. The Junior Suites are located on the elevated ground floor or on the top (3rd) floor, all with veranda/sitting area and terrace. Courtesy mountain bikes on the premises. Tennis courts nearby. Shuttle-service to partner beaches.