- Located in the heart of the Chianti Classico, Borgo San Felice is a beautiful Relais & Chateaux property 30 minutes northeast of Siena which combines all of the pleasures of La Dolce Vita. The property is made up of an entire medieval hamlet including its old chapel, large pool, cellars and its vineyard surrounding it.
- Quaint walkways and tiny piazzas connect mellow stone dwellings that contain 30 rooms and 30 suites. The comfortable accommodations are appointed with antique furniture, beamed ceilings, terra-cotta floors and stone arches.
- The plethora of top-class facilities include a superb spa offering grape treatments, a Michelin-starred restaurant, Osteria, vineyard an exceptional wine cellar, outdoor pool, wellness center, tennis courts, walking trails and even a helipad, making this a most desirable destination resort.
- Gourmet restaurant Il Poggio Rosso has a Michelin star for the excellent mod-Tuscan dishes using produce from the hotel’s ample organic kitchen garden as well as meat and poultry from the farm.
- Experiences include fascinating vineyard and cellar tours, wine-tasting sessions in the picturesque villages of Chianti led by an expert oenologist from Agricola San Felice, cooking classes at the Michelin restaurant and hiking or biking the trails. Rent a Vespa or vintage Ferrari to tour the surrounding area, book a flight in a hot air balloon or a private tour to Florence and Siena.
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.
The guests of Borgo San Felice who are keen to discover the secrets of wine or gen up on this fascinating subject may book a guided tour with an expert oenologist of Agricola San Felice. The visit comprises a tour of the vineyards and wine cellars, together with a tasting session. At the wine shop of Agricola San Felice it is also possible to buy wines produced in the vineyards nearby or choose from a selection of oils and grappa of our own production.
Borgo San Felice offers you the opportunity to make a culinary journey of exploration through the flavours of the most authentic side of Tuscany and other quintessential Italian recipes.
We believe the best possible way for you to enjoy your Tuscan experience is that of driving a Ferrari on the sunny Chianti hillsides. Let us arrange your day’s excursion spent admiring breathtaking landscapes at high speed.
Located in the heart of the Chianti Classico, and surrounded by 140 hectares of vineyards with striking views, narrow streets, picturesque squares, a Romanesque chapel and shrines, Borgo San Felice is one the most charming sites in Chianti and combines all of the pleasures of La Dolce Vita. The property is made up of an entire medieval hamlet including its old chapel, large pool, cellars and its vineyard surrounding it. Infinite pleasures can be discovered: authentic Tuscan cuisine, an exceptional wine cellar, outdoor pool, tennis courts and wellness centre. A bike or horseback excursion to explore the miles of rural trails will enhance the enjoyment of an unforgettable stay in this medieval hamlet. Amongst other things, the beauty of the picturesque villages of Chianti, just a few kilometres away, will guarantee an eternal attachment to this region of Italy with its light and magic.
Set within a restored medieval hamlet fringed by olive groves and vineyards in the Chianti Classico region, this enchanting resort enclave is 30 minutes northeast of Siena. Quaint walkways and tiny piazzas connect mellow stone dwellings that contain 30 rooms and 30 suites. The comfortable accommodations are appointed with antique furniture, beamed ceilings, terra-cotta floors and stone arches. The central courtyard manor encompasses inviting lounges and a handsome Michelin star restaurant specializing in regional cuisine and serving award-winning Tuscan wines. There is also a more rustic terrace restaurant and a piano bar. Experiences include fascinating vineyard and cellar tours, wine-tasting sessions in the picturesque villages of Chianti, cooking classes at the Michelin restaurant and hiking or biking the trails. Rent a Vespa or vintage Ferrari to tour the surrounding area, book a flight in a hot air balloon or a private tour to Florence and Siena.
At Borgo San Felice, a refined 5-star Relais & Châteaux establishment set in the Tuscan countryside, 30 rooms and 30 suites combine the refinement and charm of historical dwellings with a taste for contemporary design. An authentic luxury hotel in a medieval village which preserves and hosts the original and unique atmosphere of these ancient lands.
For those wishing to enjoy a full immersion in the Tuscan countryside with a more intimate and independent solution, Borgo San Felice offers two magnificent properties: Villa Casanova and Villa Colonna, both located no more than a few steps away from the village, looking out onto the verdant hills of Chianti Classico and surrounded by rows of cypress trees and olive groves. The guests of both villas can enjoy the full use of the restaurant, while providing a solution that is ideal for couples, small groups or large families. We take care of everything, down to the smallest detail, to make your stay a memorable one, in what will seem to be your Tuscan home from home. Both Villas may be booked for exclusive use and are available throughout the year.
The Loggia Suite enjoys views from two sides, looking out over the gentle Chianti hills and the main square of this medieval village of authentic Tuscan tradition. The patio framed by arched windows, exposeceiling beams, wood flooring, chaises longues designer lighting fixtures and a natural colour palette of subtle yet refined luxuryenter into a harmonious dialogue with the natural surroundings. 90sqm / 969sqft.
The new Legnaia Suite is located in the building once used by the villagers for storing their timber reserves for the winter months. Positioned at the most northerly point of San Felice, it enables guests to experience the typical lifestyle of a Tuscan village and also enjoy the privacy that they seek.With a panoramic view of the vineyards and hills of the Chianti region and a spacious private garden, the Suite occupies two floors and is fitted with two bathrooms. Design furnishings and refined luxury, fabrics in warm, natural colours and a pergola that lends itself perfectly to relaxation or exclusive fine dining experiences. 90sqm / 969sqft.
The vineyards and Siena countryside provide the natural backdrop to this suite with an authentic Tuscan yet contemporary aura. Natural colours and exposed ceiling beams, travertine or oak wood floors and artfully crafted ceramic ware combine to welcome guests to a romantic suite in Tuscany. 70sqm / 753sqft.
Curtains and furnishings in soft natural colours, spacious interiors, exposedceiling beams and a view of the village.The typical style of the Chianti region is the distinctive mark of this type of suite. 45sqm / 484sqft.
With a view of the Siena countryside and of some of the most evocative corners of this fascinating village, the Premium Deluxe rooms harmoniously combine the Tuscan furnishing style with refined elegance.Precious Tuscan travertine floors, brightly coloured textiles and hand-crafted Tuscan ceramic ware add a touch of colour to these spacious rooms. 30sqm / 322sqft.
Looking out onto the hills and the old village streets, the rooms have Tuscan travertine floors, refined ceramic ware and the colours of the countryside, reminiscent of the typical Tuscan furnishing style. 20sqm/215sqft.
Set against the unmistakable Tuscan landscape dotted with hundreds of olive trees, Villa Colonna is surrounded by a large garden with a private pool. It offers two bedrooms furnished in a warm and cosy colour palette, a sunny living room in the elegantly refined Tuscan style and a fully fitted kitchen with direct access to the patio area adjacent to the pool. Villa Colonna accommodates up to four guests but it also makes a perfect refuge for a couple.
Just outside the village, positioned higher up than the vineyards and olive groves, stands Villa Casanova, with 3 well appointed apartments for a total of 9 rooms, complete with a large garden and outdoor pool: an alternative solution for small groups of guests who wish to stay at Borgo San Felice in a more independent manner, while having access to the hotel services. Earthy Tuscan colours have been selected for the fabrics, locally crafted ceramic tiles and exposed beams… you will be charmed by each detail of the décor.
The fine dining offering of Borgo San Felice has been renewed thanks to an important partnership set up with Chef Enrico Bartolini and with Executive Chef Juan Camilo Quintero: an encounter of excellence in the name of the most authentic tradition, artfully dosed with innovation and a dash of international flavour. The excellent style of cuisine signed by Chef Bartolini and executed by Chef Quintero leaves its mark on both restaurants of the Relais & Châteaux Borgo San Felice: Il Poggio Rosso, a one Michelin-starred restaurant since 2017, is deeply rooted in the territory and aligned with local traditions, which are nevertheless interpreted with a decidedly international twist. For a simpler form of cuisine, with more of a family spirit, the Osteria del Grigio offers interesting interpretations of traditional fare both at lunchtime and in the evening. Throughout the day, the Bar Archi all’Aperto remains open for guests wishing to order a light lunch or a poolside snack.
Every dish presented at the one Michelin-star restaurant, Il Poggio Rosso of Borgo San Felice, is based on carefully selected prime quality ingredients which are sourced locally, from a region whose food production is one of a kind and testifies to a culinary tradition of excellence. The flavours and aromas of tradition are reinterpreted in an international key under the expert guidance of Executive Chef Juan Camilo Quintero, enabling guests to enjoy an authentic gourmet experience with a pronounced spirit of innovation.
Osteria del Grigio
Appointed in a cosy and informal style, with wrought iron lamps and terraces shaded from the sun and framed by vine shoots, the Osteria del Grigio welcomes guests in the romantic atmosphere of the Chianti countryside. The menu, typically based on local cuisine, seduces the palate with its sincerity and flavours of times gone by, as well as the genuineness of the ingredients employed – some of which come from the Orto Felice, the social vegetable garden of the estate, whose significant internal production follows the flow of the seasons. The counter top with 5 seats, which faces the new kitchen on full view to the dining room, enables diners to interact directly with the brigade, and to see them at work preparing each dish. The pizza oven and grill allow for the preparation of tasty dishes with an authentic flavour.
Important international accolades have confirmed the superb quality of the San Felice wine productionby awarding this growth model inspired by excellence and sustainability. 20 labels are currently in production. On entering the ancient wine cellars,now restored and renovated,the “San Felice Method” is immediately perceptible. This avant-garde operational model, fruit of significant collaborations with Italian Universities, effectively integrates tradition and scientific innovation.The wine cellars represent the treasure trove of the San Felice Estate, which produces 20 superb pluri-awarded labels.
The San Felice agricultural firm with its 147 hectares of vineyardsin the Chianti Classico and Montalcino areas is an authoritative name in this terroir, as well as being a model of environmental protection and sustainability. Its highly prestigious wines are produced according to the “San Felice method”, based on a strict scientific protocol deriving from the firm’s collaboration with various Universities and associated with a valorisation of autochthonous varietals and Sangiovese. Its top labels, of international renown, are “Vigorello”, the first Super Tuscan, “Il Grigio” and the “Poggio Rosso”, acclaimed Chianti Classico wines, and the Brunello “Campogiovanni”.
The Bar Archi is one of the most popular gathering places in this hotel de charme in Tuscany.During the autumn season, guests can settle on the sofas to enjoy a moment of relaxation while reading a good book accompanied by a glass of wine and a snack. At 5 pm, tea is served with the Chef’s pastries and, a little later, the barman is on hand for mixing cocktails or serving aperitifs. When the weather is fine and the temperatures are pleasantly mild, the Bar Archi relocates to the poolside and becomes the Open-air Bar Archi.
Orto Felice Herb Garden
Orto Felice, the natural garden of the village, occupies an important place in the running of this Relais & Châteaux, involving the hotel guests and staff. Besides, this is where most of the fruit and vegetables come from which are destined for use by Executive Chef in the kitchens of San Felice.The Orto Felice also performs a “social” function since it engages the elderly residents of the area and some disabled young people: in fact it is part of a wider project going under the name of “L’orto e l’aia nel Borgo”, assisted by Sonia Belluardo a field in which four “special young people“ grow local seasonal vegetables.
Let us organize your picnic at the Orto Felice, set amidst our vineyards: a romantic moment for a couple or a delightful and memorable day out for the family. The kids can have fun visiting the farmyard and getting to know the animals of the Orto Felice. Surprise the one you love by booking an intimate dinner under the stars on the secret terrace of the Herb Garden. A personal waiter will be on hand throughout the evening.
The plethora of top-class facilities are on tap including a superb spa offering grape treatments, outdoor pool, tennis courts, fitness center, hiking trails, herb garden, vineyard and cellar tours and even a helipad.
The hotel’s Spa stands on an area that used to be the ancient village olive press, whose past is still evidenced byvaulted ceilings, high windows and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Extending over a total surface area of 350 sq m, it offers two wellness trails – the wet zone with bio-saunasand the Kneipp trail, a relaxation area and four cubicles for treatments, also for couples. Two product lines are used for treatments: the professional Comfort Zone line, an Italian cosmetics brand based on solid scientific principles and guided by research into excellence and sustainability, values that are also reflected in the approach of this Tuscan Relais & Châteaux establishment; the Antologia line by Dr. Gian Maria Amatori, a natural product line offering synergic remedies against cell ageing to ensurea healthy and well-balanced skin. All formulations are free of parabens, mineral oils, artificial colourings, sulphates and products of animal origin.
Sports enthusiasts are free to use the 70 sq m fitness centre with cutting-edge Technogym machinery designed specifically for working out indoors. Let yourself be carried away by the beauty of the landscape and by the peacefulness surrounding Borgo San Felice during a Yoga or Pilates lesson. Your session may be booked either privately or as a group consisting of no more than six people. You may choose to continue your workout at the gym and, on request, even accompanied by a personal trainer.
Two artificial grass tennis courts are always at your disposal. It is possible to book a lesson with a certified tennis coach.