CASTELLO DEL NERO HOTEL & SPA
CASTELLO DEL NERO HOTEL & SPA, an authentic twelfth-century castle located in the heart of the Chianti wine region in Tuscany, is a luxury hotel offering the latest in modern facilities while maintaining the elegance and glamour of its Old World past. Surrounded by 740 acres of rolling Tuscan hills dotted with vineyards and olive groves, the hotel is perfect for guests seeking a break from the hustle and bustle, a romantic sojourn with a loved one, an exploration of the region’s food and wine, or a base from which to explore the cities of Florence, Sienna, and Pisa. A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, Castello del Nero is the first luxury hotel in the Chianti region to offer an exclusive destination SPA, designed by global spa specialist ESPA. Amid a relaxing atmosphere defined by elegant woods, smooth glass, and cool stones, guests experience the very best in holistic treatments and services, including signature treatments and body rubs using extra virgin olive oil prepared from olives grown and harvested in the estate, sea salts, essential oils, and other healing ingredients.
Under the strict supervision of the Italian Fine Art Commission, the hotel’s rooms and suites have been painstakingly restored to uncover a priceless collection of art treasures and original features. Located in both the main castle building and in the charming farmhouse annexes facing the castle, the rooms and suites are individually decorated in various period style while offering the kinds of amenities appreciated by discerning travelers. Amid the refined elegance of this superb property is one more reason to immerse yourself in its beauty: Michelin-starred La Torre restaurant. Not only does executive chef Giovanni Luca di Pirro utilize herbs grown from the castle’s garden and oil from the property’s olive trees, he also partners with the producers of the best Tuscan products available. The chef also supervises La Taverna restaurant, with its authentic Tuscan cuisine. La Taverna moves out by the pool in the summer, offering magnificent views of the private estate.