Luxury hotel holiday Baglioni Resort Cala del Porto Tuscany

Baglioni Resort Cala del Porto is a luxurious 5-star boutique hotel in the stylish seaside resort of Punta Ala on the southern Tuscan coast. Guests enjoy its elevated position overlooking the sea and marina below, while just a few minutes' walk away is the sandy beach where guests have the use of cabins, umbrellas and sun loungers. The 40 rooms and suites are elegantly furnished, in a warm, traditional style. The deluxe rooms have sea view. There is the Belvedere restaurant at the main hotel, and a beach restaurant, with views of the Bay of Follonica.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with British Airways London to Pisa
  • Hire of a group A car for the duration of the holiday
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, car and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Cala del Porto, Punta Ala

The Baglioni Resort Cala del Porto is a 5-star boutique hotel in a stylish seaside resort. The idyllic coastal location, attentive staff and delicious Tuscan cuisine offer guests a truly tranquil and indulgent experience.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 5

Location The hotel overlooks Punta Ala marina, and is 2 km from the Cala del Porto beach club

Annual opening 24 April to 30 September

Closest airport Pisa or Rome

Distance from airport The hotel is about 1-hour and 30-minutes' drive from Pisa Airport

Hotel facilities and services

2 restaurants (one at the hotel and one on the beach), Indoor and Poolside Bars, Swimming Pool, Gardens, Private Beach Facility, Parking at the hotel and on the beach, Sauna, Fitness Room, Beauty Centre, Tennis Court. Important note on beach facility: there is a daily charge for use of the private beach facility to include one cabin, one umbrella, two chairs and one lounger. The rates at the time of writing are €20 in May, €30 in June and September, €55 in July and August with an additional lounger €15. Prices are per person per day and are payable locally.

Complimentary

WiFi.

Land sports

18-hole Golf Course, par 72, 5 minutes away by car.

Out and about nearby

Port of Punta Ala, the Maremma region, Porto Ercole, Montalcino.

Sports nearby

Golf (there is an 18-hole, par-72 course 5 minutes away by car. Guests at the hotel receive a reduction of approximately 30% off green fees), Walking, Riding, Water Sports. 

We needed a relaxing holiday after a busy summer and our daughter's wedding and it ticked all the boxes
Mrs H, September 2018

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Grand classic double or twin room for 7 nights

From about

£1,320

Holiday Code EXH256

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Cala del Porto, Punta Ala

Room descriptions

Baglioni Hotel Cala del Porto has 40 rooms with private bath or shower and WC, air-conditioning, satellite TV, safe and free WiFi. A third bed can be added starting from Junior Suite Sea View room. Maximum of 1 extra bed per room.

Grand Classic Room with Garden view
Deluxe Sea View Room with balcony or terrace
Grand Deluxe Sea View Room with balcony or terrace
Junior Suite Sea View with balcony or terrace
Suite Sea View with balcony or terrace
Grand Panoramic Suite Sea View
We needed a relaxing holiday after a busy summer and our daughter's wedding and it ticked all the boxes
Mrs H, September 2018

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Grand classic double or twin room for 7 nights

From about

£1,320

Holiday Code EXH256

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Cala del Porto, Punta Ala

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Hotel Cala del Porto in Tuscany, our clients usually fly to Pisa or Florence airport or arrive by train at Florence Santa Maria Novella railway station. We recommend the use of a hire-car for a stay at this hotel and we would include it in the price of holiday.

Additional information

Minimum stays: Minimum stay 3 nights from 19 July to 24 August.

Children: Children under the age of 16 years may stay free of charge when sharing a room with 2 adults. Baby cots can be provided free of charge on request.

We needed a relaxing holiday after a busy summer and our daughter's wedding and it ticked all the boxes
Mrs H, September 2018

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Grand classic double or twin room for 7 nights

From about

£1,320

Holiday Code EXH256

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Cala del Porto, Punta Ala

Highlights of Tuscany

Famous vineyards producing wines of Chianti Classico, Brunello di Montalcino, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Alabaster is produced in Volterra. Gold and silver are worked in Florence and the Ponte Vecchio is lined with jewellery shops. Marbled paper and stationery is a speciality of Florence. Ceramics and hand-painted majolica from raw terracotta from Impruneta to the glazed pottery of Siena are to be found throughout Tuscany. Lucca has traditionally produced silk and hand-woven fabrics. Leather goods including shoes, handbags and belts are to be found from market stalls to designer shops such as Gucci and Ferragamo. Interesting markets include the Mercato dell' Antiquariato which sells furniture from antiques to bric-a-brac in Arezzo on the first weekend of every month, in Pisa on the second weekend and in Lucca on the third weekend. The 'wild' Maremma is known for its long-horned white cattle and cowboys (butteri) and natural springs including Saturnia.

Cultural highlights of Tuscany

As birthplace of the Renaissance, Tuscany contains a wealth of treasures: Giotto`s Campanile and Brunelleschi`s Dome in Florence, the Tombs of Galileo and Michelangelo in Florence`s Santa Croce, Botticelli`s `Birth of Venus` and `Primavera` and the portraits of the Duke and Duchess of Urbino by Piero della Francesca in the Uffizi, Michelangelo`s `David` in the Accademia, the architecture of the Piazza della Signoria in Florence, `The Tuscan Maremma` painting by Giovanni Fattori in the Palazzo Pitti in Florence, the Piazza del Campo in Siena, `The Legend of the Cross` frescoes by Piero della Francesco in Arezzo, `The Creation` fresco by Bartolo di Fredi in the Collegiata in San Gimignano, Romanesque church of the Collegiata in San Quirico d`Orcia, 14th Century Fortezza of Montalcino, Renaissance masterpiece of the church of Madonna di San Biagio at Montepulciano, the abbey-church of Sant`Antimo, mediaeval Lucignano and the towers of San Gimignano, the Etruscan Museum in Cortona.  

Festivals in Tuscany

Many of Tuscany`s festivals resound with the flamboyance of the Renaissance and keep Tuscans and visitors alike in touch with the region`s rich history. Others are linked to Tuscany`s hearty traditions of eating and drinking. The most famous is Siena`s Palio which takes place on 2 July and 16 August each year. Others include the Sagra del Tordo (Festival of the Thrush) in Montalcino on the last Sunday in October when there is an archery contest and charcoal-grilled thrush are a delicacy. In Florence, Calcio in Costume (a football match played in mediaeval costume) takes place in June. Pisa has the Giocco del Ponte (Game of the Bridge), a mock battle in Renaissance dress also held in June. Viareggio celebrates Carnival on Shrove Tuesday with a huge display of flamboyant floats. In May and August Massa Marittima holds the Falcon Contest.  

Gastronomy in Tuscany

Simple country food is at the heart of Tuscan cooking. Regional dishes include Bruschetta (bread or ciabatta toasted and rubbed with garlic, olive oil and salt), Ribollita (bean, cabbage and bread soup), Pasta with hare or wild boar sauce, Porcini mushroom and truffle dishes, Bistecca all Fiorentina (thick cut of sirloin and fillet beef), Cantucci (almond and honey biscuits) served dipped in Vin Santo, Panforte (chocolate, nut and spice cake). Pecorino cheese made from sheep's milk. Local wines include the white Vernaccia di San Gimignano and the Bianco di Pitigliano. Famous reds include Chanti Classico, Brunello di Montalcino and the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Vin Santo made from semi-crushed grapes left for several months is an excellent dessert wine.

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