Italian hotels and villas for this post-pandemic travel craze

Borgo Santandrea is the first new hotel to open in Conca Dei Marini, near Amalfi in 16 years, in collaboration with the local artisan community | Source: Borgo Santandrea

When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza and you have the uncontrollable urge to travel to Italy, maybe you crave an authentic country trattoria pizza, there are good accommodations and there is no there are not so good.

The experience you have in the accommodation can affect the feel of an entire trip, so finding the right place to stay is often the most important part of the planning stage.

If a trip to the Mediterranean boot-shaped home of pizza and grappa is in store for your pandemic-starved travel ambitions, remember that some Italian hotels and villas are a cut above the rest and can make your unforgettable journey.

Borgo Santandrea

Price: AUD 791 per night

With small cars and Fiat trucks weaving their way through the sheer cliffs that plunge dramatically into the sea, the Amalfi Coast is home to quaint towns and villages with sheltered beaches and traditional architecture.

Borgo Santandrea is the first new hotel to open in Conca Dei Marini, near Amalfi in 16 years, in collaboration with the local artisan community.

Restoring the property has been a beautiful challenge over the past four years and we are proud to have brought together so many talented artisans and iconic Italian brands to create a one-of-a-kind, truly Made in Italy hotel.

The co-owner of Borgo Santandrea Maurizio Orlacchio of the authenticity of the hotel

Source: Elite Traveler

Surrounded by cliffside terraces and lush gardens with olive, lemon and pomegranate trees, this dream location, perched above a private beach and beach club in a former boathouse, was formerly the hotel gran Salerno.

The new owners have removed the dark wood furniture and black marble interiors to reveal a beautiful 1960s structure in lighter colors.

Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

Price: AUD 1,097 – AUD 2,976 per night

If Italian cuisine is your reason for travelling, the region that stands out in terms of gastronomic pleasure is undoubtedly Tuscany.

With its vineyards, olive groves and soil of such high quality that plump tomatoes grow on the sides of winding hill roads, Tuscany has to be experienced to be understood and the Castligion del Bosco will give you a very good idea of ​​what it means to spend the holiday. in Tuscany.

Source: Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

Guests at the 5,000-acre estate can arrive by helicopter and then stroll through its 62-hectare Brunello di Montalcino vineyard or enjoy the hotel spa, perhaps a round of golf on the members-only golf course.

Located in Val d’Orcia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2004, the rolling hills and beautiful rustic architecture are on full display in this destination among destinations home to 42 ultra-luxury suites and 11 private villas unique in their kind. .

The hotel was recently sold by Maximo Ferragamo to a mystery buyer for 400 million euros (about A$608 million), but will no doubt reopen soon as it undergoes further restorations and renovations.

Villa Passalacqua, Grand Hotel Tremezzo

Price: AUD 1,171 per night

Those who call the tranquil shores of Lake Como home, George Clooney, Madonna, Donatella Versace and Sir Richard Branson belong to the exclusive club of those who have stayed in this spectacular location at the foot of the Italian Alps.

Now, with the recent opening of La Villa Passalacqua, partner hotel of the famous Grand Hotel Tremezzo, you can join the club.

In fact, you might join an even more exclusive club of lucky guests at the Villa, with Napoleon Bonaparte having stayed at this 17th century villa as well as Winston Churchill.

The main villa houses 9 luxury suites, one bedroom for 18 people and there is also room in the small guest house (called Villa Bellini) for 8 more people.

Source: Grand Hotel Tremezzo

Located in the village of Moltrasio and sitting on seven acres of gardens about 40 minutes south of Grand Hotel Tremezzo, the property adds charm with its beautiful spa and three swimming pools, including one floating above the crystal clear waters of Lake Tremezzo. Mountain.

These are just some of the luxury accommodations on offer in Italy, so pack your bags, you’ll need a towel for the private beach, hiking boots for truffle hunting and your friends for a garden- party by the lake at dusk, but don’t forget your credit card.

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