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Castel Monastero - Luxury holidays to Tuscany

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  • About this holiday

    Castel Monastero is a luxurious five star resort offering rustic elegance in the Tuscan countryside, surrounded by vineyards. Emerging from the tall trees of its 4 hectare estate, the golden-ochre walls of this converted monastery take guests back to historic Italy with a single glance. With world-class Spa facilities, wine-tasting opportunities, cooking courses, and Gourmet dining, as well as local opportunities for golf, polo, and truffle-hunting, Castel Monastero is the perfect destination for long holidays spent deepening your understanding and experience of one of Italy's most beautiful regions.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Use of the tennis courts, outdoor swimming pools and gym.

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with British Airways from London to Pisa in Euro Traveller, hire-car and bed and buffet breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices for Castel Monastero Tuscany are per person based on two people sharing a Superior double or twin room
    From £1590 for 7 nights
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Special Offers

    • Early booking offer 2018(112)
      Book 60 days before arrival and receive 15% off room rates from 23 March until 25 November 2018. Not combinable with the free nights offers.
    • 7 nights for the price of 5(1)
      Stay 7 nights for the price of 5 from 23 March until 25 November 2018. Blackout dates apply (29 June until 4 July 2018 and 12 August until 16 August 2018). Not combinable with other free nights offers.
    • 4 nights for the price of 3(20)
      Stay 4 nights for the price of 3 from 23 March until 31 May 2018, 5 July until 11 August 2018, 17 August until 31 August 2018 and from 1 October until 25 November 2018. Not combinable with other free nights offers.
    • 3 nights for the price of 2(9)
      Stay 3 nights for the price of 2 from23 March until 1 April 2018 and from 10 November until 25 November 2018. Not combinable with other free nights offers.
    • Family offer 2018(14)
      One child stays on a complimentary basis when sharing parents room. Applicable on stays in Prestige rooms, Junior Suites and Suites from 23 March until 25 November 2018.
    • Suite special offer 2018(1)
      Stay 4 nights or more in a Junior Suite or Suite and receive a complimentary 3 course dinner (beverages excluded). Valid from 23 March until 25 November 2018.
    • Honeymoon and Anniversary offer 2018(4)
      Guests celebrating their honeymoon or wedding anniversary will receive a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine and flowers upon arrival. Valid on stays from 23 March until 25 November 2018.

    Hotel code

    EXH689

    Our opinion

    Castel Monastero is a luxurious village-resort with superb facilities.

    Hotel description

    Having opened in June 2009, Castel Monastero in Tuscany occupies what was an ancient hamlet with a monastery dating from the 11th Century called Monastero dell’Ombrone. It can be found to the east of Siena and south of the town of Castelnuovo Berardenga amid the vines, cornfields, chestnut forests and rows of cypress trees of the Ombrone valley. The restoration of the village has transformed the main square into the heart of the resort where you can dine and enjoy a drink and the buildings now house the 74 rooms and suites. Immediately around Castel Monastero are lawns and vineyards as well as striking views of the countryside. Three outdoor pools have been set a little way off from the heart of the resort whilst the spa is situated over two floors in a building in the village. It offers a wide range of treatments for relaxation as well as weight loss and detoxifying guided by Dr Mosaraf Ali, the leading expert in integrated medicine. Castel Monastero prides itself on being a centre for sampling and developing Tuscan gourmet culture. As well as offering gastronomic delights in the restaurants, cookery courses and wine tastings are run on a regular basis by our executive chef and sommelier.The style of decoration throughout the hotel pays homage to Tuscan traditions and offers a rustic elegance with modern touches. The Castel Monastero is a superb addition to our selection of luxury hotels in Tuscany.

    Location

    Near Castelnouvo Berardenga, Tuscany

    Official star rating

    5

    Annual opening

    23 March to 25 November.

    Distance from airport

    About 1 hour 20 minutes

    Closest airport

    Florence

    Room types

    Castel Monastero offers 74 rooms and suites with Wifi, television, air-conditioning, telephone, minibar, safe, hairdryer, slippers, iPod docking station on request. Some rooms interconnect, and some have sofa beds. 
    Superior double or twin
    Deluxe double or twin
    Prestige double or twin
    Junior suite
    Junior Suite Piazza
    Executive Suite
    Royal Suite - on request.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Two restaurants including Contrada (1 May to 31 Oct) by Gordon Ramsay and La Cantina, Bar, Tennis court, Consecrated chapel, Fitness centre, Spa, Hammam, Jacuzzi, Room service, 2 courtyards, Gardens, 3 outdoor pools, 2 indoor pools, Parking, Babysitting (on request), Kids' Club (1 Jul to 31 Aug), Cookery school, Laundry, Cycle hire, Personal shopper, Hot air balloon trips, Vineyards, Yoga, Treatments and massage, Currency exchange.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Horse-riding lessons, Tennis lessons, golf course and polo field access, hot air balloon and helicopter rides, and car and scooter rental.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Wines and villages of the Chianti region,  Siena, Florence, Arezzo, Montalcino.

    Sports nearby

    Walking, Riding, Golf, Cycling.

    Children

    Babysitting is available. Children under the age of 2 stay free of charge in a cot in their parents' room. Older children will incur a small charge, increasing with age, and are required to sleep in an extra bed, which is provided. There is a maximum of one extra bed or cot per room, and extra beds and cots can only be added to Prestige Rooms and above. Interconnecting bedrooms possible. Children under 16 years are not permitted in the indoor water area of the Spa.

    Minimum stays

    Other information

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      We are open Mon-Fri 9-17.30 Sat 9.30-16.00.

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