Terme di Saturnia Spa & Golf Resort – Tuscany, Italy

Terme di Saturnia Spa & Golf Resort – Tuscany, Italy

Terme di Saturnia Spa & Golf Resort is located on the site of a thermal spring dating back beyond the Etruscan era.

Generations of bathers have enjoyed the soothing waters, gushing at a rate of 800 liters per second, at a constant temperature of 37° C. The state-of-the-art spa offers a range of luxurious, regenerative therapies which capitalize on the healing powers of the spring water. An overriding philosophy of seeking harmony is reflected in the elegant and contemporary design of the guest rooms and an 18-hole golf course, designed to blend seamlessly into the surrounding countryside. The Aqualuce restaurant offers Mediterranean dining, and the one-Michelin star gourmet All’Acquacotta serves Tuscan-inspired fare.

Accommodation

The elegant hotel consists of 128 rooms, comprising 2 Grand Suites, 11 Executive rooms and 60 De Luxe rooms.

All designed according to the ‘habitat philosophy’: a constant striving for harmony with one’s surroundings. Every tiniest detail – from the flooring to lighting and choice of fabrics – has been thought through to create an atmosphere of total well-being.


Dining

Awarded one Michelin star, All’Acquacotta’s Chef Alessandro Bocci takes Tuscan cuisine on a journey of well-being. Seasonal menus highlight local seafood, meat and pasta dishes. Enjoy signatures like scorpion fish ravioli, fillet of black cod and Fiorentina steak.


Wellness & Spa

The Spa features 53 treatment rooms, where guests are provided with regenerative treatments aimed to restore beauty and wellness. Accordingly the resort redefines the word “luxury” as time for oneself, for complete relaxation.

The Spa at Terme di Saturnia – one of the most award-winning and largest in the world – prioritizes care and regeneration of mind and body. Flooded by natural light and made welcoming by the use of prestigious materials such as travertine, the treatment area offers 54 cabins. Here the antioxidizing and antiageing properties of the sulphureous spring water are complemented by equipment and techniques constantly kept updated.

An impressive Roman Bath leads guests from the elegant hotel to the warm thermal spring which feeds four hot-water swimming pools, waterfalls, Jacuzzi and waterways.
An island of exclusivity in a island of well-being is “The Ultimate”: an area dedicated to the most exclusive treatments, for pure pleasure and beauty. Rare woods, soft blue light and relaxing music accompany the Saturnia experience at its most exclusive. It is an intense experience which can also be undertaken as a couple.


The Hot Spring park

The Terme di Saturnia Park’s swimming pool area is a relaxing corner with four hot-spring pools, waterfalls, jacuzzis, water courses of warm and cold water, a Spa Boutique offering the full range of health and beauty products and a Spa Café. The hot spring water, at the constant temperature of 37°C, means swimming can be enjoyed all year round.

Here you can simple soak and enjoy the warmth of the sulphurous steam or be stimulated by a thousand bubbles in a hydromassage. Cradled by the water, naturally heated to 37°C and by the sound of the waterfalls, the body becomes light and its skin smoothened as it is caressed by the steam. The mind empties of its thoughts and merges with the body, in a fusion that leads to regeneration and the rediscovery of inner harmony. Set within the pool park, the spa boutique offers products that let you take a little bit of Saturnia’s well-being home with you. The Spa Café offers delicious healthy and natural snacks.


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Tuscany, Italy

With its lyrical landscapes, world-class art and a superb cucina contadina (farmer’s kitchen), the Tuscan experience is perfectly in symbiosis with the land.

An Artistic Powerhouse

Then there’s the art. And, oh, what art! The Etruscans indulged their fondness for a classy send-off with exquisite funerary objects, and the Romans, always partial to puffing up their own importance, left their usual legacy of monumental sculptures. But it was during the medieval and Renaissance periods that Tuscany really struck gold, with painters, sculptors and architects creating world-class masterpieces. Squirrelled away and safeguarded today in churches, museums and galleries all over the region, art in Tuscany is truly unmatched. Edgy street art in Florence and countryside sculpture parks bring the art scene right up to the 21st century.

Perfect Landscapes

Tuscany has a timeless familiarity with its iconic Florentine cathedral dome, gently rolling hills dipped in soft morning mist and sculptural cypress alleys. But then, this regione in central Italy is postcard material. Golden wheat fields, silver olive groves and pea-green vineyards marching in sharp terraced rows on hillsides form a graceful prelude to soul-soaring medieval hilltop villages, mountain ranges and fecund forests in the north, and a garland of bijou islands beaded along the coastal south. Get out, explore, hike and ding your bicycle bell, as this rousing landscape demands.

Sensational Slow Food

No land is more caught up with the fruits of its fertile earth than Tuscany, a gourmet destination whose residents spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about, discussing and consuming food and wine. Local, seasonal and sustainable is the Holy Trinity and Tuscans share enormous pride in the quality of their produce. Tuscan travel is grassroots: to wineries to taste blockbuster wines like Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano; to a family-run pastificio tradizionale where artisan pasta is cut by hand; and road trips in quest of the best bistecca alla fiorentina (chargrilled T-bone steak). Buon appetito!

Living History

Ever since the Etruscans dropped by to party and stayed, Tuscany has seduced. The Romans stocked their grain silos here, Christians walked stages of a medieval pilgrimage route, and Napoleon plundered art (and suffered terribly in exile in a beautiful neoclassical villa with fig trees and sea view on the paradisiacal island of Elba). Florence’s historic churches and monuments were a key stop for British aristocrats on the Grand Tour in the 19th century – and remain so. And at sundown when the River Arno turns pink, whether you like things old-fashioned and simple or boutique chic, know that this handsome city will oblige.

Italy

Home to many of the world’s greatest works of art, architecture and gastronomy, Italy elates, inspires and moves like no other.

Cultural Riches

Epicentre of the Roman Empire and birthplace of the Renaissance, this European virtuoso groans under the weight of its cultural cachet: it’s here that you’ll stand in the presence of Michelangelo’s David and Sistine Chapel frescoes, Botticelli’s Birth of Venus and Primavera and da Vinci’s The Last Supper. In fact, Italy has more Unesco World Heritage cultural sites than any other country on Earth. Should you walk in the footsteps of ancient Romans in Pompeii, revel in Ravenna’s glittering Byzantine treasures or get breathless over Giotto’s revolutionary frescoes in Padua? It’s a cultural conundrum as thrilling as it is overwhelming.

Endless Feasts

It might look like a boot, but food-obsessed Italy feels more like a decadently stuffed Christmas stocking. From delicate tagliatelle al ragù to velvety cannoli, every bite can feel like a revelation. The secret: superlative ingredients and finely tuned know-how. And while Italy’s culinary soul might prefer simplicity, it’s equally ingenious and sophisticated. Expect some of the world’s top fine-dining destinations, from San Pellegrino ‘World’s Best 50’ hotspots to Michelin-starred musts. So whether you’re on a degustation odyssey in Modena, truffle hunting in Piedmont or swilling powerhouse reds in the Valpolicella wine region, prepare to loosen that belt.

Spectacular Landscapes

Italy’s fortes extend beyond its galleries, wardrobes and dining rooms. The country is one of Mother Nature’s masterpieces, with extraordinary natural diversity matched by few. From the north’s icy Alps and glacial lakes to the south’s fiery craters and turquoise grottoes, this is a place for doing as well as seeing. One day you’re tearing down Courmayeur’s powdery slopes, the next you could be galloping across the marshes of the Maremma, or diving in coral-studded Campanian waters. Not bad for a country not much bigger than Arizona.

Inimitable Style

In few places do art and life intermingle so effortlessly. This may be the land of Dante, Titian and Verdi, but it’s also the home of Prada, Massimo Bottura and Renzo Piano. Beauty, style and flair furnish every aspect of daily life, from those immaculately knotted ties and seamless espressos to the flirtatious smiles of striking strangers. The root of Italian psychology is a dedication to living life well, and effortless as it may seem, driving that dedication is a reverence for the finer things. So slow down, style up and indulge in a little vita all’italiana (life, Italian style).

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