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La Dolce Vita: Ten Tempting Italian Escapes

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11/04/2019 La Dolce Vita: Ten Tempting Italian Escapes


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

Trulli of Stars

Ancient Apulian tradition meets modern opulence at Trulli of Stars to create a blissfully secluded southern Italian paradise. ‘Trulli' is an Italian word that refers to a cluster of traditional Apulian stone cottages with conical roofs. Located near the stunning White City of Ostuni, and close to the breathtaking beaches of Costa Merlata, you will find the beautifully secluded, softly-glowing…

Vedetta Lodges

Vedetta Lodges

Five-star, dog-friendly glamping in the beautiful Tuscan countryside, complete with a warm Italian welcome! Perfect for those who appreciate a touch of trademark Italian style and five-star comfort, but who also want to get back to nature while they're away, a stay at Vedetta Lodges is a beautifully refreshing and indulgent glamping experience. Nestled in the unspoilt Maremman countryside,…

Roma Airstream Park

Roma Airstream Park

Live the American dream in a gleaming airstream under the stars in Italy's iconic capital. Steeped in history, the renowned Via Flaminia plays an important role in Rome's fascinating story. Once an ancient route that flowed from Rome over the breathtaking Appenine mountains, today you'll discover a charming road dotted with cultural landmarks and picturesque greenery.   Located along…

Art Hangar

Art Hangar

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. Described as Italy's "happy valley" by The Independent, Val d'Orcia is one of the most beautiful settings Tuscany has to offer. Full of wide open space, visually imposing vistas and ever-changing landscapes, there is always something new to feast…

The Mirror Houses

The Mirror Houses

The Mirror Houses are a contemporary duo of master-designed holiday homes that reflect the breathtaking natural beauty of Northern Italy. You surely couldn't wish for a more beautiful holiday setting than Northern Italy's South Tyrol, which occupies a special position in the heart of Europe.  Spectacular natural landscapes are assured here, with the Dolomites mountain range providing a…

Trullo Susanna

Trullo Susanna

Sample a delicious taste of rural Italy, in an iconic coned-roof cottage set just a stone's throw from the ‘City of Festivals'. Blissfully secluded, yet located just three kilometres from the vibrant festival town of Martina Franca, Trullo Susanna is the perfect location for precious family time, a romantic holiday or enjoying time with friends. Originally an 18th century farmhouse…

Novanta

Novanta

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!   Waiting for you at Novanta is an experience of Tuscan village life as it's so peacefully lived every day by the locals, immersed in nature and nestled high in the Casentino Hills. Think…

Villa Gold

Villa Gold

Villa Gold is a futuristic Sicilian dream home with quirky twists and spectacular panoramic views, that's ideal for groups. Unique and unforgettable, you'll find Villa Gold on a Sicilian hill, boasting beautiful vistas of the surrounding villages from floor-to-ceiling windows. Sleeping up to seven people, this futuristic home is ideal for groups seeking something a little out of the…

Il Baciarino

Il Baciarino

A cluster of traditional stone cottages with stunning views, set within the olive groves of Tuscany's breathtaking Maremma region. A stay at Il Baciarino isn't just a relaxing break, but a beautifully unique and warmly welcoming immersion into the unspoilt natural beauty of Tuscany. Comprising five stone cottages set within an eight-hectare olive and oak grove in the wild and natureful…

Torrepiena

Torrepiena

A refreshing Tuscan haven with panoramic views and its own private outdoor pool, ideal for groups in search of la dolce vita. A charming and characterful lookout tower set close to the medieval town of Pitigliano, Torrepiena sleeps up to eight guests in three immaculately styled bedrooms. Peacefully situated in beautiful open countryside, the views promise to be truly…

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