San Domenico Palace, a Four Seasons Hotel



Perched on a rocky promontory high above the Ionian Sea, the iconic San Domenico Palace welcomes you to a 14th-century convent with panoramic views of Mount Etna and the ancient Greek theatre. Escape into a Four Seasons world of timeless beauty – with the charming town of Taormina at our doorstep and the best of Sicily waiting to be explored.

• On Sicily’s east coast in the charming seaside town of Taormina
• Just off the main street – an easy walk to shops and restaurants
• Ideal for exploring eastern Sicily, including the historic cities of Modica, Noto and Siracusa, and the tiny island of Ortigia
• 60 minutes from Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA)
• 111 accommodations, including 43 suites – some with terraces
and plunge pools
• Many with views of Mount Etna, the Ionian Sea and Taormina’s legendary Greek theatre
• Tastefully restored with classically inspired contemporary décor
• Principe Cerami, our signature restaurant, for quintessential
Sicilian cuisine by award-winning chef Massimo Mantarro
• Anciovi for Mediterranean cuisine and innovative cocktails,
al fresco on the pool terrace
• Bar & Chiostro for sophisticated drinks and all-day dining,
serving Sicilian specialties and classic international dishes
• 24-hour In-Room Dining
• Botanica spa in a pop-up location with three treatment rooms
• State-of-the-art fitness centre
• 21-metre (69-foot) infinity pool, blending with the Ionian Sea
• Access to an exclusive beach club, just a short ride away
• Lush Italian gardens for romantic strolls and quiet contemplation
• The Grande Madia, displaying artefacts from the Hotel’s history
• One of the world’s most famous hotels, composed of the Ancient
Convent Wing, built on the site of a 14th-century convent, and
the Grand Hotel Wing, a Liberty-style structure added in 1896
• Chic contemporary style, balanced with historical architecture,
frescoes, and original relics from the convent
• Inspiration from Taormina’s magical landscape, framed by the
volcanic power of Mount Etna and the beauty of the Ionian Sea
• Over 1,700 m2
(18,299 sq. ft.) of indoor-outdoor event space,
including a ballroom, cloistered courtyards, gardens and terraces
• A dream location for weddings, beautiful in every detail
• Expert Four Seasons event planners, providing meticulous,
anticipatory service to craft the perfect itinerary.