PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS:

  • One of the most storied Tuscany resorts, Belmond Castello di Casole consists of a medieval castle and hamlet which are surrounded by vineyards, woods and farmland. The 39 suites are located in the castle and its adjacent buildings and 28 restored farmhouses hidden in the surrounding countryside can be rented as private villas with hotel service.
  • Belmond Castello di Casole is one of those magical places where time stands still. Spread across 4,200 acres, this 10th-century estate is the perfect place to experience the wonders of rural Italy. Two grand cypress-lined lanes ascend to the enchanting historic main building, with restored farmhouses dotted among the estate. It’s a world of sensational food, world-class wine and laidback luxury.
  • A timeless refuge deep in the Tuscan countryside, this is the perfect place to live out the Italian fantasy of aristocratic rural life. Throughout the years it has hosted royalty, film stars and political luminaries. Today the buildings have been lovingly restored, cherishing the storied past while offering every modern indulgence.
  • Restaurants at Belmond Castello di Casole offer simple, rustic food that blends Italian tradition with modern innovation. Whether you choose to dine in the cosy bar or in the elegant setting of Cip’s by Cipriani, each moment is one to cherish.
  • The tranquil spa was housed in what was once the wine cellar, today it is a serene setting within one of the most dramatic spaces on the property. Barrel-vaulted ceilings and restored stone walls create a timeless atmosphere, while views across the lush valley capture your imagination.
  • Head out and find endless things to do in Siena and the surrounding hill towns. Spring and summer are full of green grass and flowers in bloom, perfect for biking or Vespa rides to the hill towns. Autumn is just as magical thanks to olive and grape harvests. Hunt for truffles and mushrooms, set off on winter winery tours, and uncover the region’s history.

EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE

We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.

  • Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
  • Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
  • Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
  • Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
  • Complimentary private airport transfers.
  • Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
  • Early check-in and late check-out.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.

A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.

ACTIVITIES:


First Light Walks

Set off and explore our verdant grounds equipped with Leica Trinovid 8×42 HD binoculars. Book in advance for a tour with famed photographer Marco Casino, learning how to capture the best images of the wildlife. Or arrange a tour with an expert nature guide, to point out the region’s rich flora and fauna. Alternatively choose your trail and travel at your own pace with a self-guided walk.



Traditional Tuscany

Immerse yourself in the charming life of rural Tuscany at Podere Paugnano farm. Join cheese-masters Giovanni and Giovanna, a husband and wife team, on a tour of the estate before feasting on delicacies produced here on the farm. This is also the only place in the world where you can try the Pecorino Marzolino di Lucardo. It is still made to the original recipe found in a 14th-century Boccaccio novel.



Truffle Hunting

Tuscany is home to the rarest and finest truffles on earth. Head out with your expert guide and experienced Lagotto Romagnolo dogs to uncover these elusive tubers. After, return to the hotel for an exclusive truffle experience at Essere Spa followed by an irresistible four-course truffle-inspired dinner created by Chef Daniele Sera.



Cooking Classes

Learn how to cook stunning Italian dishes using the finest local ingredients, including fruits and vegetables from our own gardens. We’ll provide all of the materials you need to create fresh pasta, delicious bread, tiramisu and other local classics.


Watercolor Class

Take part in a watercolor class either in the comfort of your suite or in the inspiring setting of your garden. While all ages are welcome to participate, the presence of an adult is always required for children’s classes. Classes are approximately two hours long, and include art supplies.



Tuscan Tours

Belmond Castello di Casole is ideally located to uncover all the treasures of Tuscany. Speak to our concierge for expert recommendations on where to visit. Idyllic Siena is just 30 minutes east, and Florence 60 minutes north. The coast is a scenic hour’s drive. The popular Volterra and Montalcino are all within driving distance. The walled fortress of Monteriggioni is a comfortable bike ride away. Our nearby neighbours are the hill towns of Mensano, Radicondoli and the namesake, Casole d’Elsa. In the distance, the legendary towers of San Gimignano rise on the horizon.



Biking

Set off on a romantic bike ride through the meadows and tree-lined roads that crisscross the estate. Mensano, Radicondoli, Casole d’Elsa and Monteriggioni are excellent mountain biking destinations. For the ambitious, San Gimignano and Colle di Val d’Elsa are favourite half-day trips.For road riders, there is an exceptional biking centre moments from the Castello. Our concierge can arrange a tailored tour package, ready for your arrival.



Hiking

Hiking is the perfect way to see the best of Italy’s natural landscapes. Explore vineyards and olive groves, historic castles and hamlets as you relish the peace and harmony of the landscape. Guided tours are available for every ability level. The concierge can also recommend the favoured hiking trails in Tuscany and provide a map for self-guided walks.

Chat with one of our expert travel designers today to begin planning your perfect vacation

Call: +852 9465 4577

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Belmond Castello di Casole

A timeless Tuscan fairytale deep in the Tuscan countryside with a 1,000 year history – experience aristocratic rural life paired with contemporary style. Step inside and discover modern indulgence in an ancient castle, surrounded by rolling hills and sprawling vineyards. Belmond Castello di Casole is one of those magical places where time stands still. Spread across 4,200 acres, this 10th-century estate is the perfect place to experience the wonders of rural Italy. While away the hours visiting local farms, spotting wildlife or hunting for rare truffles. Then retreat to a world of comfort, elegance, world-class dining and a sublime spa. A warm welcome is guaranteed.

Belmond Castello di Casole is one of the largest private landholdings in all of Italy. Two grand cypress-lined lanes ascend to the enchanting historic main building, with restored farmhouses dotting the huge estate. It’s a world of sensational food, world-class wine and laidback luxury. This property offers 39 indulgent rooms and suites in a range of styles and sizes, each uniquely enchanting. The tranquil spa is at the heart of our hilltop estate. Housed in what was once the wine cellar, today it is a serene setting within one of the most dramatic spaces on the property. Head out from  the hotel and find endless things to do in Siena, Italy, and the surrounding hill towns. Every season promises magical memories.

Belmond Castello di Casole, one of the most enchanting luxury hotels in Siena, Italy, is the perfect place to live out in Italian fantasy. We offer 39 indulgent rooms and suites in a range of styles sizes, each uniquely enchanting. Whether you’re looking for timeless Tuscan charm or modern country living, we have suites in a range of styles to match your taste. Each space has been painstakingly restored using original materials found on the estate. Antique details, such as wood-beamed ceilings, stone walls and hand-plastered finishes, seamlessly blend with modern fabrics, fixtures and furnishings.

Belmond Castello di Casole Deluxe Junior Suite
Belmond Castello di Casole Deluxe Jr Suite Bathroom

Deluxe Junior Suite

With a classic junior suite layout, our Deluxe Junior Suites are inspired by Tuscany’s terracotta hues, soothing blues and cypress greens. They feature exposed stonework and mosaic bathroom flooring. 45 – 65 sqm.

Belmond Castello di Casole Executive Junior Suites
Belmond Castello di Casole Executive Jr Suite Bathroom

Executive Junior Suites

Executive Junior Suites are refined, romantic and sophisticated. They command stunning views of the interior courtyard, or gaze out across the surrounding countryside. 45 – 65 sqm.

Belmond Castello di Casole Deluxe Double Room

Deluxe Double Room

With a rich colour palette inspired by the classic hues of Tuscany, Deluxe Double Rooms are awash in local charm. Wood beamed ceilings, vibrant Italian fabrics and local antiques create a timeless atmosphere. The bathroom is awash in natural light, with a beautiful mosaic or Carrara marble floor. 37 – 44 sqm.

Belmond Castello di Casole Grandiosa Suite
Belmond Castello di Casole Grandiosa Suite Bathroom

Grandiosa Suite

Step inside and revel the intimacy of your own private sanctuary. Befitting the most romantic luxury hotel in Tuscany, each suite is unique. Antique details, such as wooden beams, stone floors and metalwork accents, honour the estate’s rich history. Crisp fabrics, state of the art amenities and splashes of colour add a level of contemporary sophistication. 70 – 90 sqm.

Grandiosa Suites: The spacious Grandiosa Suites are refined and sophisticated with a separate sitting area. Wood beam ceilings and local antiques sit beside vibrant Italian fabrics. Views of the interior courtyard or surrounding countryside are sure to enchant.

Belmond Castello di Casole Limonaia Suites
Belmond Castello di Casole Limonaia Suite Bathroom

Limonaia Suites

Step inside and revel the intimacy of your own private sanctuary. Befitting the most romantic luxury hotel in Tuscany, each suite is unique. Antique details, such as wooden beams, stone floors and metalwork accents, honour the estate’s rich history. Crisp fabrics, state of the art amenities and splashes of colour add a level of contemporary sophistication. 70 – 90 sqm.

Enter into the upstairs living area, featuring two-storey ceiling-to-floor windows. The master bedroom is located on the lower level, which opens out to a stunning private garden terrace.

Belmond Castello di Casole Oliveto Suite

Oliveto Suite

Step inside and revel the intimacy of your own private sanctuary. Befitting the most romantic luxury hotel in Tuscany, each suite is unique. Antique details, such as wooden beams, stone floors and metalwork accents, honour the estate’s rich history. Crisp fabrics, state of the art amenities and splashes of colour add a level of contemporary sophistication. 70 – 90 sqm.

Inspired by modern Italian design, the Oliveto Suites take full advantage of the beautiful surroundings and incredible valley views. Just a five-minute stroll to the main castle, they blend rustic Tuscan charm with contemporary Italian flair. They feature a bedroom with a separate living room plus a large, private outdoor terrace.

Belmond Castello di Casole Exclusive Suite
Belmond Castello di Casole Exclusive Suite

Exclusive Suites

Step inside and revel the intimacy of your own private sanctuary. Befitting the most romantic luxury hotel in Tuscany, each suite is unique. Antique details, such as wooden beams, stone floors and metalwork accents, honour the estate’s rich history. Crisp fabrics, state of the art amenities and splashes of colour add a level of contemporary sophistication. 70 – 90 sqm.

Found within the hotel’s historical building, each of these suites is filled with local antiques and rich Italian fabrics. They offer enchanting views across the Tuscan hills or the beautiful San Tommaso Chapel.

Experience a true taste of Siena, Italy. Restaurants at Belmond Castello di Casole offer something for everyone. The focus at each of our dining venues is on simple, rustic food that blends Italian tradition with modern innovation. Whether you choose to dine in the cosy bar or in the elegant setting of Cip’s by Cipriani, each moment is one to cherish. The two restaurants both face the castle’s courtyard, which works as a sort of village square where guests frequently pass through for a chat or sunset drink.

Belmond Castello di Casole Cip's by Cipriani
Belmond Castello di Casole Pool Cips by Cipriani
Belmond Castello di Casole Cips by Cipriani

Cip’s by Cipriani

Embark on a delicious journey across Italy in an elegant yet informal setting. Executive Chef Daniele Sera offers an array of masterful Tuscan dishes, complemented by specialties from the legendary Cip’s by Cipriani. The focus is purely Italian. Expect homemade pasta, locally sourced meat, exceptional seafood and garden-fresh produce. The perfect side dish? Breathtaking views over the rolling Tuscan hills from our terrace.

Belmond Castello di Casole Spa Bar Visconti
Belmond Castello di Casole Spa Bar Visconti
Belmond Castello di Casole Bar Visconti
Belmond Castello di Casole Bar Visconti

Bar Visconti

Our cool bar is named after the illustrious Visconti family. Overlooking the serene pool area, it’s one of the best lounge bars in Italy to enjoy the sunset over the hills. Classic marble details, a frescoed wall and built-in banquette seating invite intimate conversation. Or take a seat outside for a drink beneath the stars.

The hotel bar is called Visconti for a reason. The family of Luchino Visconti used to own Castello di Casole and it’s easy to see why the likes of Burt Lancaster and Sophia Loren spent lavish holidays here in the company of the famous Italian director.

Belmond Castello di Casole Pool Bar
Belmond Castello di Casole Pool Bar

Pool Bar

Sit back and stretch out as you savour a delicious cocktail paired with views of the rolling hills. Our new bar is just steps from the hotel’s gorgeous infinity pool. Chase-up a cooling dip with a sip of your favourite refreshment—there’s no better way to soak-up panoramic views of Tuscany’s wild side.

Belmond Castello di Casole Dining Above and Beyond

Dining Above and Beyond

Enter the world of fairytales with an enchanted picnic in the heart of our ancient forest. Our floating table awaits in a secluded glade, lit with a grand candelabra and hundreds of twinkling lights. Savour a delicious selection of canapés and aperitifs as the moon rises high above the castle. This magical setting is ideal for romantic occasions or a special celebration with an intimate group of friends.

After driving up a cypress-lined white road guests are welcomed in the lobby with a glass of prosecco, and from then onwards the entire staff will make sure you feel spoiled and special. World class facilities include a luxurious spa housed in a former wine cellar, infinity pool overlooking the vineyards and a modern gym. Yoga classes and in-suite massages can be organised on request. The pizza-making classes are a favourite with families. Head out from Belmond Castello di Casole and find endless things to do in Siena, Italy, and the surrounding hill towns. Spring and summer in Tuscany are full of green grass and flowers in bloom, perfect for biking or Vespa rides to the hill towns. Autumn is just as magical thanks to olive and grape harvests. Hunt for truffles and mushrooms, set off on winter winery tours, and uncover the region’s history. Every season promises magical memories.

Belmond Castello di Casole Pool
Belmond Castello di Casole Pool

Pool

Belmond Castello di Casole features an outdoor heated infinity pool with panoramic views. Ah, those lazy Tuscan summer days spent floating around in relaxation! Have you tried the drinks at our new Pool Bar to top off your pool experience?

The hotel’s infinity swimming pool is surrounded by a sun terrace with loungers and offers beautiful views of the rolling Tuscan hills. Bar service is available for those wanting to enjoy nibbles and refreshments during the day. There is also an indoor swimming pool at the spa.

Belmond Castello di Casole Spa
Belmond Castello di Casole Spa
Belmond Castello di Casole Spa

Spa

We invite you to unwind in our serene spa in the dramatic, vaulted setting of the estate’s former wine cellar, one of the most dramatic spaces on the property. Barrel-vaulted ceilings and restored stone walls create a timeless atmosphere, while views across the lush valley capture your imagination. Essere, meaning “to be” in Italian, is a place where you can simply be: savour each moment and focus on your wellbeing as you soothe mind, body and soul with therapies inspired by local Tuscan ingredients, such as rosemary, grapes and olive oil. Enjoy rejuvenating rituals in five luxurious treatment rooms and a spectacular couple’s suite with its own deep soaking tub and shower. We use sumptuous products from Carita, by L’Oréal, which has been at the forefront of skincare since its founding in 1945, and revolutionary British organic brand, ILA.

Work out in our fitness centre on state-of-the-art Technogym equipment, or stretch out in a yoga or pilates class on the lawn. During your stay, please enjoy complimentary use of our pools, steam rooms and relaxing spaces, as well as the Spa’s lush outdoor gardens.

Belmond Castello di Casole Gym

Gym

The fitness area ensures comfort and privacy for fitness lovers or for those who like to do some exercise even on vacation.

Belmond Castello di Casole Yoga

Yoga

Find your inner balance surrounded by the beauty of the rolling Tuscan hills. A calming and reviving Yoga session in our Spa garden is the perfect way to start your day. The scenery at dawn is especially breathtaking. Stretch, flex and strengthen your body. Our expert trainer will be on hand and happy to tailor classes to your interests and needs.

Area & Location

Area, Country
Tuscany, Italy
Nearest Airport
Florence Airport, Florence
Local Currency
Euro
Time Change
GMT +2:00
Language
Italian
Best time to go
April through October

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