Sampling the Best Luxury Italian Villas
Italian villa holidays conjure different images in everyone’s mind, from the rustic farmhouses in the medieval Tuscany to the vibrant Cliffside terraces on the steep slopes of the gorgeous Amalfi coast. Luxury villa holidays in Italy cater for different types of holidays depending on style, location and personal preference. In different regions of Italy, there is a varied array of luxury; here we sample a few of the best.
CASTELLO DE GALBINO
Holidays in Italy are bound to be memorable and there is no better way than spending time in a place where the memories are bound to remain etched in your mind for the rest of your life. Castello De Galbino is a magnificent homely castle located in seemingly endless fields and olive clad hills of the Arezzo area of Tuscany.
It has a basic square shape with raised central section and four round towers on the corners. Elegant arched loggias with stone columns added during the renaissance era run along two sides. It also features a small chapel, nine ensuite-bedrooms, alfresco dining and outdoor swimming pool. Due to its size, it is perfect for parties and large groups. Book villas in Tuscany with Bridgewater Travel.
VILLA LE SCALE
Villa Le Scale sits proudly against the unspoilt beauty of on Monte Solaro, overlooking the Gulf of Naples along the Amalfi coast. A gated luxury retreat that offers refined accommodation for the discerning guest seeking more than just a place to stay during the holiday. Excellent service, superb décor, fine dining and wines, exquisite arts and rare antiques and utmost privacy are some of the attributes of Villa le Scale.
It boasts of meticulously restored spacious rooms with unique designs and luxurious furnishings, most of the suites open up to a flower decked palace or Patio. The villa occupies two acres of tiered gardens with colorful flowers, goldfish filled fountains, gazebo and bronze and marble statues. It also features excellent facilities such as alfresco dining, heated outdoor swimming pool, gym equipment, outdoor furniture and alfresco shower.
Villa Stella is located just outside the town of Amalfi and offers spectacular, azure sea views from its three levels spacious bougainvillea and pergola covered terraces. It is one of the prime spots along the enchanting Amalfi coast and features two story main villa and separate depended unit nestled amidst vibrant olive groves, pine trees and other Mediterranean plants cascading to the sea. It has six ensuite bedrooms, swimming pool, alfresco dining, multilevel terrace, Jacuzzi and BBQ grill.
VILLA SAN PAOLO
Originally villa San Paolo was a 17th century farmhouse but is now an elegant spacious house with its own chapel, an independent but attached guest cottage and a detached pool house with a guest suite. Its elevated position gives it fantastic views over the castle of Sorbello in Tuscany and the castle of Reschio in Umbria from a vantage point. It features expansive private grounds, ancient olive groves, overflow swimming pool and seven en-suite bedrooms. This ancient villa in the green heart of Italy is the perfect balance between the old and the modern to give you the ultimate Italian villa holiday experience.
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