Accommodation rating: Superior
The Castello di Velona Resort, Thermal Spa & Winery is a renovated fortress dating from the 16th century with a picturesque setting on a hilltop overlooking the Val d'Orcia. Located 12km from Montalcino and 30 minutes' drive from Siena, it is ideally located to explore the region. The rooms and suites are divided into two categories - Castle and Sunset - and offer luxurious accommodation dedicated to wellness, nature, colours and Tuscan tradition. The spa consists of two outdoor spa pools (one of them equipped with hydromassage), five treatment rooms with a room for couples, a Turkish bath, a sauna and sensory showers. Regional Italian cuisine is served on the panoramic terrace with the emphasis on traditional Tuscan recipes, accompanied by an excellent wine menu featuring Brunello di Montalcino. For lighter snacks, there is the Pool Bar.
Features: 46 rooms & suites, 2 restaurants, bar, lounge, spa, sauna, outdoor & indoor swimming pools, fitness centre, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, safe, minibar, hairdryer.
Please call 020 3813 2966 for more information or to make a booking.