Driving down a lane flanked by cypress trees in the depths of Tuscany, you will reach the breathtaking destination of the Castello di Casole. Set in 4200 acres of land, including 100 acres of organic vineyards and 30 acres of olive groves, this very special boutique 5* hotel is home to a castle dating back to the 10th century around which the hotel and villas have been constructed. Castello di Casole, a signature development of Timbers Resorts was built in 2005 and is idyllically situated 20 minutes from Siena and 45 minutes from Florence.
The Castello di Casole oozes luxury, charm and an old world feel and guests can expect great service including; daily housekeeping, evening turndown service and 24 hour in-room dining. The hotel itself dominates the highest point of the 4200 acres of land and has 41 private suites spread across different locations as well as private villas.
Dining at the restaurant is a treat and guests will enjoy the excellent Italian cuisine. The Pazzia Pizzeria is a great spot for a relaxed meal and features a wood-burning oven, gelateria and espresso bar. The Ristorante Tosca features traditional Tuscan cuisine fused with modern influences and fresh ingredients such as homemade Italian pasta and local meat. For drinks, take a seat at the Bar Visconti - named after a filmmaker who once lived at the property and from where you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the dining terrace and pool.
In the daytime at the Castello di Casole, treat yourself at the Essere Spa, home to 7 treatment rooms and private gardens, set in an old wine cellar with dramatic vaulted ceilings. There is a state of the art gym, personal classes available and yoga and Pilates group sessions. Guests can also enjoy the relaxing swimming pool, saunas and steam rooms. Excursions can also include; hiking, horseback and mountain biking, guided vineyard tours, guided wildlife tours and cooking, art and ceramic classes.