The landscape is classic Tuscany: vineyards, wheat fields and long rows of cypresses. In the heart of this countryside, a medieval village and former monastery just 23 km from Siena, has been beautifully restored to become a refined resort and true Tuscan Retreat: Castel Monastero.
The 74 rooms pay homage to the rustic elegance and harmony of the ancient walls - the masterly renovation project has preserved the charm of the Tuscan residences, adding elements of contemporary design, with full respect for the local culture and paying particular attention to the environment. The villa, immersed in greenery in close proximity to the SPA, enjoys a spectacular view of the medieval village and, upon request, the privacy and exclusivity of the guests' stay are assured by a private chef and butler.
The SPA at Castel Monastero is the ideal place to unwind and relax - within its 1,000 square meters everything is designed to take away the mind from daily life and provide it with relaxation and wellbeing. Here guests may choose from a series of programs and treatment, complemented by innovative and exclusive lines, and the SPA experience is enhanced by the indoor water area which features a Finnish Sauna, Hammam, emotional showers and two indoor pools, of which one features water with a high saline concentration that has draining, revitalizing and muscle relaxant properties. Guests can also choose to embark on a detox, energizing and weight-loss programme designed by the renowned Dr. Mosaraf Ali.
The menu of the gourmet restaurant "Contrada" boasts the contribution of British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay. He has trained an all-Italian culinary team at Castel Monastero, able to transform excellent local seasonal ingredients into mouth-watering dishes. The restaurant is in the village piazza, while the castle's thirteenth century barrel-vaulted wine cellar hosts the Tuscan restaurant "La Cantina", where guests can enjoy traditional local specialties and the sommeliers present the best vintages of Chianti and other Tuscan wines.
Castel Monastero offers its guests a wide range of open-air activities such as its own tennis court, three outdoor swimming pools, bike rentals. For those who wish to explore, there are excursion around the surrounding area on horseback or along trekking paths, with vintage cars or even in a hot air balloon or by helicopter, to enjoy the fantastic view of the Tuscan countryside and Sienese hills from above.
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