Castello di San Marco

(4 Star Hotels) Calatabiano

Castello di San Marco 4 Star Hotels Calatabiano
Castello di San Marco Pool, Castles, Sea, Wellness, Unusual
+39 095 641181

Sicilian castle by the sea

Three reasons why you'll love it here

  1. A 17th century residence betweenTaormina and Etna
  2. The sumptuous furnishings in the halls and suites
  3. The botanic garden overlooking the west coast of Sicily

In Calatabiano, directly above the sea and within easy reach of the town of Taormina and Mount Etna, Castello San Marco dates back to the 17th century, when it was constructed as the sumptuous residence of Prince Ignazio Gravina.

Steeped in history

The public rooms within the castle still conserve much of the atmosphere of their aristocratic past; when the Sicilian noble classes gathered in the majestic halls to dine, dance, and discuss the affairs of state.

Arches made from local lava rock, magnificent open fireplaces, and immense chandeliers are just some of the centuries-old features waiting to be admired

Arte povera

In the beautifully-kept grounds of the castle, Castello San Marco's rooms and suites are decorated with the highest quality furnishings from Sicily's ancient "arte povera" tradition.
Each and every room leads out on to its own private terrace overlooking the castle's botanic gardens.

Sicilian treats

Guests dining in Castello di San Marco's Mastri Flavetta restaurant have the opportunity to savor excellent dishes from the great Sicilian gastronomic tradition.
In the warm summer months, guests gather for al fresco aperitifs in 'Eolo Garden Lounge Bar. Wine lovers will want to pop into the Wine Bar al Palmento, for a tasting of the island's excellent wines.

Love your leisure

Guests staying at Castello San Marco enjoy a full range of leisure facilities including a swimming pool, tennis courts, fitness area, and children's play area.

The hotel's private beach is the ideal place in which to bask in the Sicilian sun or take a dip in the Mediterranean sea

A number of elegant function rooms are available for every genre of event; from high level business meetings to glamorous social gatherings.

Castello di San Marco
Via San Marco, 40 - 95011 Calatabiano (Catania)
Tel. +39 095 641181
Fax +39 095 642635

Castello di San Marco amenities

Outdoor facilities

  • Swimming pool
  • Garden
  • Park
  • Beach
  • Private beach
  • Tennis courts
  • Children’s play area


  • Rooms for the disabled
  • Internet connection
  • Free Wi-fi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Room service
  • Minibar
  • Safety deposit box
  • Kettle
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with hydromassage bath
  • Room with private terrace


  • Hydromassage
  • Wellness treatments
  • Massages
  • Sauna / Turkish bath

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail bar
  • Cultivation of organic produce
  • Tastings of typical products


  • Meetings
  • Conferences
  • Weddings


  • Reception 24h
  • Pets allowed
  • Car park
  • Laundry
  • Shuttle service (airport / city center / beach)
  • Baby sitter