Luxury hotel holiday Grotta Giusti Tuscany

The Grotta Giusti is a 4-star hotel and thermal spa resort located in the original villa of the Giusti family dating from the 19th century. The halls have frescoed walls and are adorned with antique furniture and paintings. There are 64 rooms and suites that have white marble bathrooms with running thermal water. Outside there is a large thermal pool with a spectacular waterfall and 40 hydro-massage stations. The biggest surprise is the thermal grotto. You can enjoy both cosmetic and medical spa treatments here, or stay to explore this part of northern Tuscany.
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 Grotta Giusti, Monsummano Terme

Grotta Giusti Resort Golf and Spa is a 4-star thermal spa hotel in a sophisticated Florentine Palace. The spa's use of its natural underground caves makes this a unique destination for the ulitmate in spa therapy and relaxation.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 4

Location The hotel is 5-minutes' drive to Monsummano Terme

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Pisa or Florence

Distance from airport The hotel is about 50-minutes' drive from Pisa Airport

Closest railway station Montecatini Terme Station

Distance from railway station The hotel is 15-minutes' drive from Montecatini Terme Station

Hotel facilities and services

Outdoor Summer Swimming Pool, 2 Therapeutic Thermal Pools, Cosmetology Cconsultation, Spa, Massages and Treatments, Natural Grotto, Gym, Tennis, Cycle Hire, Guided Morning Walks (Mon to Sat), Free WiFi in public areas, Tennis Court, Bicycle Hire, Private Parking, Room Service, Cafe and 2 Restaurants.

Complimentary

WiFi, Bioaquam Thermal Pool with Hydro Massage, Thermal Pools, Summer Pool, Fitness Centre, Morning Hike (Monday-Saturday).

Out and about nearby

Montecatini, Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Chianti, Vinci (native town of Leonardo), Collodi.

Sports nearby

Horse Riding and Golf can both be arranged nearby.

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

From about

£1,480

Holiday Code IE752

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 Grotta Giusti, Monsummano Terme

Room descriptions

Grotta Giusti has 58 rooms and 6 Junior Suites. All room types feature bath and wc, telephone, satellite TV, mini-bar, free internet connection, safe and air-conditioning.

Comfort Room mountain view
Superior Room mountain view, thermal water
Elegance Room park view
Deluxe Room park view, thermal water
Junior Suite mountain view
Junior Suite park view

Special offers for this holiday>

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

From about

£1,480

Holiday Code IE752

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 Grotta Giusti, Monsummano Terme

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Grotta Giusti Terme Hotel 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: 5 nights minimum stay between 27 December 2020 to 7 January 2021. 3 night minimum stay 10 to 13 April, 10 to 17 August and 30 October to 1 November.

Children: Children under 13 years old stay free of charge when sharing a double room with 2 paying adults. Cots can be provided free of charge upon request in Superior and Deluxe rooms and Junior Suites. Extra beds are also available in these rooms but for a supplement charge.

Special offers

Stay 4 nights pay 3 Book a stay of 4 nights and pay the price of 3 nights. This offer is valid from 11 January to 7 August and 23 August to 23 December 2020. Blackout dates apply.

Stay 5 nights pay 4 Book a stay of 5 nights and pay the price of 4 nights. This offer is valid from 11 January to 23 April, 9 May to 7 August and 23 August to 23 December 2020.

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

From about

£1,480

Holiday Code IE752

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 Grotta Giusti, Monsummano Terme

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.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Grotta Giusti, Monsummano Terme

The Grotta Giusti Spa offers an impressive range of treatments from the traditional to the more avant garde. The soothing and cleansing steam baths located in an underground grotto form an integral part of the spa experience. A trip to the Grotta is as fascinating as it is therapeutic. The caves are divided into three different zones, Paradise, Purgatory and Hell, each one becoming increasingly hotter. Limbo, the underground lake, is made up of thermal spring water which evaporates as steam, detoxifying the skin and inducing a sense of wellbeing. The thermal waters of the Grotta Giusti reach the surface at a temperature of 34-35 degrees and contain the minerals bicarbonate, sulphate, chloride, magnesium and calcium to soothe and rejuvenate the body. The Grotta also offers the unique experience of a scuba diving session in the underground thermal lake.The 750 metre square outdoor swimming pool is fed by the naturally warm spa water from the thermal spring and a new thermal pool has hydro massage jets. The four whirlpool baths offer a relaxing experience and the spectacular waterfall feature provides a natural hydrotherapy massage.A fully trained team of dermatologists, nutritionists and other medical experts are available to recommend a course of treatments, whether medicinal or holistic.

Signature spa treatments

Fitobalnea A personalised treatment involving a hydromassage bath in thermal water enriched with medicinal plant extracts.

Slimming Cast with Fleur Thermal An exclusive treatment using Fleur Thermal, excellent for easing muscle tension, breaking down fatty tissue and eliminating excess toxins.

Soothing Treatment with Thermal Mud Giusti thermal mud is created by maturing the clay in the thermal springs. This pure mud mask has exception soothing and calming properties for sensitive and delicate skin.

Energising Massage Envigorating movements and rhythm for anenergising massage with a personalised fragrance of citrus fruits, green tea or chocolate.

Other spa treatments

Ozonised Thermal Bath with Underwater Massage| Mud Treatment and Thermal Bath or Hydromassage Jet| Fruit Acid Face or Body Peel| Eye Contour Treatment| Microdermalift| Body Scrub with Candle Massage| Derma-Cellular Therapy| Vitalstone Massage| Lymphodraining Massage| Olive Oil Phytomassage| Shiatsu Massage| Ayurvedic Massage| Aroma Massage| Anti-Ageing and Toning Treatment|

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

From about

£1,480

Holiday Code IE752

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.

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