Castello di Velona Resort, Thermal SPA and Winery
- Firenze Airport – 150 km
- Roma Airport – 215 km
- Nearby – Montalcino 10 km
- Rooms – 46
- Own wine production
- Pets allowed – Yes, on request, with supplement
The Castello di Velona Resort, Thermal SPA & Winery stands in the heart of Val d'Orcia, only 10 km away from Montalcino. Obviously, its original nature of castle still keeps its charm and enjoys a panoramic position among the hills of Siena. It is surrounded by oak woods, olive groves, vineyards and ancient and interesting villages. A break in the idyllic resort of Velona is ideal for guests who seek authenticity, spontaneity and a contact with nature and wine production, but do not deny themselves the opportunity to engage in cultural activities or sports.
After several acquisitions and successions, the medieval fortress reborn thanks to an extended expansion and restoration project. Today, the Castello di Velona has been turned into a luxury hotel of great cultural appeal. This magical place consists of the oldest part, a watchtower dated in the 12th Century, the main loggia from the high Renaissance while the rear was built in later times according to neo-medieval design. Inviting and refined rooms and suite, where history’s charm blends with modern design and comfort such as the restaurant with panoramic terrace, the outdoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi and a SPA, set over an area of over 1500 sqm.
Castello di Velona Resort, Thermal SPA & Winery conists of 46 guest rooms and suites which offer a panoramic view of the Val d 'Orcia and Tuscan vineyards. Furnished with period furniture, antiques and prized fabrics and materials, are located between the "Castle" and the new "Spa & Terrace" areas.
You can choose between different types of Castle rooms and suites, characterized by hand-made decorative motifs and paintings of different colour shades combine with the warm hues of fabrics and furnishings. They aare all warm and cosy with exposed beams, vaulted ceilings, terracotta tile floors and large decorative fireplaces.
For Spa lovers clients can choose the Rooms and Suites of the new "Spa & Terrace" area, with a linear and contemporary design and travertine material while the bathrooms are characterized by large, hot spring baths.
The beautiful OLI SPA sets over an area of over 1500 m2 and consists of is equipped with two outdoor Spa pools (one of them is always equipped with hydromassage), five treatment rooms, one room for couples treatment, a Turkish bath, a sauna and sensory showers. The therapeutic properties of the SPA are guaranteed by the hot spring water which that reaches a temperature of 50° and can be described as "hyper-termal". Rich in mineral salts deals with sodium bicarbonate, sulphate, calcium, magnesium, the SPA offers unique wellness experience for its guests. You may take care of yourself thanks to a range of treatments (face and body) performed by a professional staff carried out utilising natural preparations made from local products, based on grapes and olive oil.
The flavours and tastes of the most refined regional Italian cuisine are served in the panoramic terraces of the Castello di Velona Resort, Thermal SPA & Winery. The young and talented Chef aims at revisiting Tuscany’s traditional recipes which are accompanied with a significant wine menu featuring Brunello di Montalcino. You can choose between the Velona Lounge Bar and the Gourmet Restaurant "Settimo Senso", while for light and small snacks ist the Pool Bar available.
Castello di Velona is also the only restaurant in Tuscany to offer (for guests on half board and full board) a Dine Around Program, which allows you to taste the best Italian gastronomy, both inside the Resort and in 11 other renowned restaurants in the Val d'Orcia (including 4 Michelin starred restaurants).
Services & Activities
Guests of the Castello di Velona Resort, Thermal SPA & Winery can enjoy the outdoor Jacuzzi pool or sunbath in the equipped poolside. Guests can book an excursion on horseback or mountain bike, or go on a tour of the wineries, truffle hunting or take a cooking lesson. In addition you may rent a sport car to visit the surroundings.
Pets are allowed on request. The supplement is 10% of the room rate per day (VAT included). They can access the public areas of the Castle, except in the restaurant Settimo Senso, in the OLI SPA and in the indoor and outdoor swimming pools.
City tax – The municipality of Montalcino requires € 3,50 per person/overnight for the first consecutive 4 overnights, to be paid on-site. Children under 12 years and person with disabilities are exempted.
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In the surroundings
- Cultural Centres
- Tourist Centre within 10/15 mins. by car
- Tourist Centres within 30 mins. by car
- Wi-Fi in the whole structure
- Private parking
- Wellness centre / Spa
- Wellness treatments
Food & Drink
- Lounge Bar
- Bike rental
- Gym / Fitness room
- Sun terrace
- Garden / Park
- Outdoor lounge areas
- Heated swimming pool
- Pets allowed
- Wine&Food tours
- Cooking classes
- Horse riding
- Horseback riding
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Access to the Oli Spa and to the Thermal Pools included!