San Domenico Palace, Taormina to join Four Seasons

Perched superior earlier mentioned the deep blue waters of the Ionian Sea and in the magnetic presence of Mount Etna, one of most storied accommodations in Europe will before long be reborn as San Domenico Palace, Taormina, A Four Seasons Hotel.

“This is definitely a jewel in our crown of historic properties in the course of the Mediterranean region, and the great enhance to our beloved 4 Seasons inns in Milan and Florence,” said Simon Casson, president, resort operations, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

“San Domenico Palace is a legend in European hospitality, and it is our honour to welcome the hotel into our portfolio on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.”

Returning to his household country from his most latest 4 Seasons assignments in Dubai and a round-the-world job in luxury hospitality, standard manager Lorenzo Maraviglia qualified prospects a focused workforce that is writing a new chapter in the historical past of San Domenico Palace.

“We are delighted to reopen in summertime, Taormina’s high time, so that we can welcome our visitors for a uniquely Sicilian getaway knowledge.

“Taormina’s landmarks are at our doorstep, and the ancient Greek Theatre is a stroll away as are countless other historic sites to learn, infinite countryside for scenic hikes, and the siren contact of Isola Bella and the Grotta Azzura – part of an exclusive yacht tour that is just a single of the bespoke encounters we are arranging for our attendees,” Maraviglia claimed.

Developed on the site of a 14th-century Dominican convent, the San Domenico Resort first arrived to everyday living in 1896 with the addition of a new building in Italian Liberty style (today’s Grand Hotel Wing) adjacent to lodging transformed from former quarters in the Ancient Convent Wing.

It before long became a spotlight on the Grand Tour, favoured by royalty and nobility and increasingly, a vibrant forged of artists, writers and Hollywood stars.

Established amid lush Italian gardens with sweeping sea views, the Resort pairs modern artwork with antiquities and architectural relics through. 
Personal at just 111 visitor rooms and suites (some with private terraces and plunge swimming pools), the lodge also features a spa and gymnasium, and an infinity pool terrace.

More than 1,700 square metres (18,300 sq. ft) of lovely indoor-outside event areas invite both of those corporate retreats and social gatherings, and wedding couples will enjoy the chance to exchange vows in this historic setting.