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" 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. The Castle Junior Suite, the Castle Balcony, the Castle Family Suite and the Castle Terrace Suite are all warm and cosy with exposed beams, vaulted ceilings, terracotta tile floors and large decorative fireplaces.
For Spa lovers clients can choose of following room types: Sunset Room, Sunset Junior Suite, Sunset SPA Junior Suite, Sunset Suite and Sunset SPA Suite. The rooms and suites are appointed with linear and contemporary design, 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.
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.
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.
Firenze Airport – 150 km
Roma Airport – 215 km
Nearby village – Montalcino 10 km
Rooms – 46
Check-in from 15h00
Check-out until 12h00
Late check-out – on request
Breakfast – 07h00 to 10h30
Lunch – 12h30 to 14h30
Dinner – 19h30 to 22h00
Pets allowed – Yes, on request and with a daily supplement of 10% of the room price
Horseback riding in approx. 25 min. drive
Outdoor and indoor pool
Small fitness area
Wi-Fi: the basic formula is free of charge; the high-speed connection is available with a supplement