In the well-known Valley dell'Ombrone, just 23 Km from Siena, rises the Castel Monastero, set in an intact ancient medieval village dating back to the eleventh century, known as the of the monastery of the Ombrone. Long stretches of vineyards of Chianti, chestnut forests and hills covered with wheat are the framework for this witness of Tuscan nobility.
The property, set in 4 acres of greenery, from any corner offers a view of vineyards and olive groves. It has been restored respecting the tradition and the origins of this ancient country house, even if it has been enriched with elements of modern design.
The Resort disposes of 76 rooms and suites and a villa. The rooms are furnished in contemporary style but are strongly linked to regional traditions, as reflected in the terracotta flooring and wooden beams. The villa is on two floors and enjoys a privileged view on the ancient medieval village. Upon request, guests can have a private chef and butler, in order to fully enjoy the privacy that this property can offer to the guests of Castel Monastero who are looking for seclusion and quiet.
The flag-ship of Castel Monastero is undoubtedly the spectacular Spa, which is situated between two beautiful country houses, representatives of the typical architecture of Tuscan countryside. The centre covers an area of 1000m2, where guests can discover treatments designed especially for them by the masters of Urban Retraits, the largest and most famous SPA in Europe, which has its headquarters in the famous SPA at Harrods in London. Doctors and specialists will be able to recommend treatments and diets that best suit the needs of each guest.
In collaboration with Gordon Ramsay, winner of 10 Michelin stars, and under the direction of Alexander Delfanti, skillful chef, the “Gourmet” restaurant in the village square will be happy to amaze guests of Castel Monastero with the best of traditional Tuscan cuisine, known for the genuineness of its excellent dishes. Anyone wishing to deepen the knowledge of Tuscan wine tradition, will go to the "Cellar", where, under the guidance of expert sommeliers, will enjoy the best regional wines and the vintages of Chianti produced in the estate, accompanying them with the tasting of typical specialities of the area.
During the day, guests can visit the bar in the square where they can have the possibility to sip herbal teas made with Tuscan herbs, prepared according to old recipes.
Services & Activities
Upon request, guests can ask for: babysitting service, hot-air balloon rides, personal shopper, wine and gastronomic cultural tours, wireless internet.
Periodically organizes courses of haute cuisine, given in the cellar or in the restaurant under the supervision of the most knowledgeable and experienced Italian chefs and sommeliers.
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