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“clear water”(5 reviews)
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A cableway connects Taormina with Mazzarò Bay, the site of one of the major seaside resorts in the region.
Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This is a very nice sandy bay and would be a great place to spend time were most of its beach not owned by 2 large hotels. The only place for public swimming etc is a small area by the fishing boats. Two little restaurants...More

3  Thank Alan H
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 June 2014

My wife and I visited during the first week of June. We found restaurant and beach staff very helpful and pleasant (after a cable car ride and around 100 steps). Unfortunately the same could not be said of the Asian women offering massages on the...More

10  Thank simonshaw58
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the Beach in front of the Hotel!!!! A view from the balcony.... looking out on the sea and 3 beaches.... A view that was simply STUNNING!!!!!

Thank superhadassah1
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We went to Isola Bella which was a lovely beach but our B&B host recommended this beach as it usually isn't so crowded. this was the case and it was great and actually had sand and pebbles instead of just large pebbles and rocks. You...More

Thank Roslyn F
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Very odd subway to get to the beach from the bottom of the cable car station The beach is OK but the beach clubs are pretty average and the beds packed together It's stoney and you can go to the far end of you just...More

1  Thank Sarahfairy
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

A different beach from isola Bella. About 15 minute walk from cable car. Little less rocky and quiter. Mainly owned by hotels

Thank churston
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A picturesque little bay with deckchair/parasols to rent and good, simple beach restaurants. We used to go to Lido La Pigna. They also have a simple beach bar/restaurant that serves (very) good, simple meals. Very friendly staff who are happy to provide customers with drinks...More

Thank M R
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Having got off the cable car the beach is approx. 5 min walk to the right , there are quite a few steps but they aren't steep as some reported . The beach is a pebble one and it could do with some benches ,...More

Thank IrishLadyIrl
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Our hotel, The Baia Azzurra, was situated above the beach, and accessed by a path under the road and railway. Like many italian beaches cafes and hotels have their private areas on the beach. But they do offer easy access to ice creams, food and...More

1  Thank Jonathan A
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

A beautiful beach surrounded by rocks and clear blue waters. Many places to eat and drink. Can even take boat rides from here. Could sit here for hours at a time.

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Mazzaro is the most beautiful beach in Sicily - the views are stunning, it's great for snorkelling, the restaurants are very good. A true gem!

Thank PamelaRogers1313
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We were here in January, so no crowds. Dropped down on the funivia from Taormina for a few hours to stroll the beach beside the clear water, climb among the ruins, and play with the cats. Imagine it is a crowded scene in summer.

Thank tomofboston
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