Ojai is located 75 miles northwest of Los Angeles, 12 miles inland from the Pacific coast at Ventura, and 30 miles southeast of Santa Barbara. The Ojai Valley is found at the southern terminus of the Los Padres National Forest with the Santa Ynez range acting as the northern boundary of the valley.

Taormina is a community of homes located along a private road in the shape of an oval. It is situated on a hillside in the western end of the City of Ojai looking north to the mountains of the National Forest.