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Address: Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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A cableway connects Taormina with Mazzarò Bay, the site of one of the major...

A cableway connects Taormina with Mazzarò Bay, the site of one of the major seaside resorts in the region.

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Nice beach

Although pebbly and you have to pay to stay in particular areas of the beach (10 euros per person for a sunbed and umbrella) there is a public area which was just as good. There... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2015
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 June 2015

Although pebbly and you have to pay to stay in particular areas of the beach (10 euros per person for a sunbed and umbrella) there is a public area which was just as good. There are local boats which take you round the coastline to the caves and grottoes (approx. 50 euros) and the setting is beautiful.

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Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Was there briefly for the day and the water was beautiful, a boat tour would probably be a good choice to explore the coastline and coves nearby. I was surprised to see so many people laying on the "beach" which is not soft and sandy but rather all rocks. Smooth rocks in a variety of sizes but would be very... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 March 2015

Nothing to like, although it was still out of they main season and nothing open which was fine, the condition of the beach and the town appeared dirty and unloved

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Reviewed 17 March 2015

Mazzaro (accent on the last syllable) compares with those special little scenic coves of the Amalfi Coast or the French and Italian Rivieras. It is bordered by three sizeable towns - the beach towns of Letojanni to the north, Giardini Naxos to the south and Taormina, hanging off the cliffs above. Between all this is not so much a defined... More 

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Reviewed 22 October 2014 via mobile

This is a nice picturesque sheltered Bay. Yes you have to pay if you want to hire sunbeds, parasols etc but the costs are similar to elsewhere, you can haggle to reduce the cost. The water is slightly unclean due to the tour boats and the sand is a bit shaley. If you can't Park on the road, the cable-car... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2014

We love Italy and frequently visiting it every year. But Mazzaro beach is the worse in Italy. 1. 99% of all the beach belongs to some 'rich' hotels and you are not allowed to the beach...of course unless you willing to pay for the spot under the sun! 2. Remaining 1% of the beach left for the locals and other... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 October 2014 via mobile

We were interested in visiting this area as it was ranked as one of the top places in Taormina. The cable car itself was easy with good views of the area albeit there were huge queues to get back up....we waited for about 45 minutes at 7.30pm. When in Mazzaro, we were hugely disappointed. It was dirty, smelly and looked... More 

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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Reviewed 10 October 2014

Water is much warmer than in Isola Bella, not so many people, free space for lying and enjoying the sun. There're also some not expensive small bars and restaurants where you can order pizza, pasta, sea-food, etc. The good thing is that you can come there in the evening and enjoy the sunset

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Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

The beach is tiny, sun beds a rip off (10 euros each, off peak) and very little choice of eating places. You are also harassed every two seconds by someone with something to sell or a massage to offer. Saving grace was the beautiful clear water and incredible surrounding coastline views. isola bella, the next each along was preferable -... More 

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Reviewed 29 September 2014

After reading reviews of the beaches surrounding Taormina, I became disenchanted. So, I gave Letojanni a shot and I did not like it. There are rocks and pebbles everywhere and the depth of the water drops suddenly. Problem Solved : Today I went to Giardini-Naxos and it is gorgeous! This is a town on the beach about a 20 minute... More 

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