La Dolce Vita: Ten Tempting Italian Escapes

11 April 2019

Let’s face it: you’re pretty much guaranteed a wonderful stay in Italy. Brimming with unsurpassed beauty, art and culture, Bella Italia is a true one-stop-shop for a holiday to remember.

So when you’re surrounded by ornate views that are this charmingly exquisite, doesn’t it seem a shame to stay in a boring old hotel room?

That’s why our ten tempting Italian escapes are just that. From the distinctive trulli – those rustic stone huts with conical roofs that dot the Apulian landscape – to stunning designer flourishes, and glamping with full emphasis on the glam, it’s all here.

The one thing these luxurious escapes all have in common? They showcase Italy‘s incomparable dolce vita to its most beautiful and immersive effects.
Main image: Views from Il Baciarino, Tuscany

Trulli of Stars

Ostuni, Puglia, Italy
Ancient Apulian tradition meets modern opulence at Trulli of Stars to create a blissfully secluded southern Italian paradise.
Bedrooms: 5 (+2)
Sleeps: 8 (+7)
£310 / night

Vedetta Lodges

Scarlino, Tuscany, Italy
Five-star, dog-friendly glamping in the beautiful Tuscan countryside, complete with a warm Italian welcome!
Bedrooms: 1 per lodge
Sleeps: 2-4 per lodge
£123 /night

Art Hangar

Val d'Orcia, Tuscany, Italy
Stray from the beaten Tuscan track at Art Hangar, in an industrial hangar transformed into a unique loft space that's perfect for creative dreamers.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
£1,655 (7 nights)

The Mirror Houses

Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy
The Mirror Houses are a contemporary duo of master-designed holiday homes that reflect the breathtaking natural beauty of Northern Italy.
Bedrooms: 1 per house
Sleeps: 2 (+2) per house
£175 / night


Bibbiena, Tuscany, Italy
It's probably easier to think of your stay at novanta as a relaxed gathering amongst friends, rather than a traditional Tuscan holiday - yet even this description doesn't go quite far enough! 
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: Varies
£105 / night


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