Once a private property, Isola Bella has been turned into a public nature preserve. Try to spot the several species of birds and lizards on this small island. Relax on the rocky beach or at the bar. The natural beauty of this spot has earned it the nickname "the pearl in the Ionian Sea." Bring shoes to wear on the beach; the stones can be uncomfortable to walk on. For Isola Bella and beyond, use our Taormina trip builder site to get the most from your Taormina vacation.
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One of the many beautiful sites in Sicily. Definitely worth a visit in the warm season not only to walk the grounds, but also to relax, have a swim or snorkel. Otherwise, beautiful photos when... more »
You can get a cable car from the city of Taormina to the small village at the base of the mountain and then walk to this historic pretty isle - a nice way to break up a visit. more »
Great place with a wonderful view. I highly recommend to people who want to relax with the sound of the waves :)
Very touristy and a few too many jellyfish for a swim! Still beautiful though and worth a visit.
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