TAORMINA, Itl. — The historic San Domenico Palace in Taormina, Sicily officially re-opened as a Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. The hotel overlooks Mount Etna and the surrounding waters, featuring large terraces, gardens, a beach club and several restaurants and bars.
“The legendary San Domenico Palace was already very well known to us at Four Seasons,” says Christian Clerc, president of Global Operations, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. It’s an exceptional property in every way, and we’re honoured to have been chosen once again by our owner-partners Gruppo Statuto to manage such an important property, and to add to our growing collection of transformed historic hotels in Italy and around the Mediterranean.”
“Everything past guests have always loved about San Domenico Palace has been restored, with familiar faces and vistas at every turn,” says Lorenzo Maraviglia, general manager at San Domenico Palace. “It’s been a meticulous evolution that honours the site’s past while elevating every aspect to a new level of personalized service, extraordinary experiences and the opportunity to create memories to last a lifetime. We’re incredibly grateful to Gruppo Statuto for their investment and proud of the fact that it’s an Italian company that undertook this massive renovation project using only local craftspeople. This is Italy at its best.”