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Casa Badiola

Maremma, Tuscany, Italy

Tenuta La Badiola is a large Tuscan country estate within the heart of the Maremma, with a fabulous spa, gourmet cuisine, golf practice course and a children's club surrounded by vineyards and close to sandy beaches and charming hilltop villages.

At a Glance

  • The only Alain Ducasse michelin star restaurant in Italy is well worth a visit

  • A short drive from the stunning coastline and beaches of the Tyrrhenian Sea

  • The golf practice course is complimentary and ideal for both children and adults to practice their swing or an initiation into the exciting challenges of golf

  • Good range of accommodation options to suit both couples and families at either the intimate boutique hotel L'Andana or the more relaxed and informal Casa Badiola

  • Families will love the addition of a small kitchenette in the guest rooms at Casa Badiola

  • A delightful Tuscan estate to relax and enjoy the impeccable services and facilities of the resort or as a base to explore the culture and history of surrounding area

  • A great children's club with plenty of toys to keep the children occupied

Culture, Family, Spa & health, Beach

Insider's View

Probably our favorite hotel in Tuscany - a very special place.

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

Definitely visit the new art exhibition, it is fantastic and an unexpected find in Tuscany

Charlotte Austin

Insider's View

The children's cooking classes are very popular so make sure you book in advance, they learn how to cook pizza and pasta in the authentic Italian way

Charlotte Austin

Insider's View

The new art gallery enables local upcoming artists and sculptors to exhibit their pieces to the public and hotel guests.

Kate Newman

Insider's View

The homemade butter served in the kitchen at breakfast is sourced from the nearby farm and is the size of a small boulder!

Kate Newman

Insider's View

The children's club is stunning and has so many toys and even a swimming pool to keep them all entertained!

Charlotte Austin

Insider's View

Treat yourself to the homemade yogurt at breakfast it simply is the best you will have ever eaten

Kate Newman

Insider's View

Bikes are complimentary here and a great way to explore the local area, weaving in and out of the numerous vinyards

Kate Newman

Insider's View

If your traveling August through to October there are plenty of opportunities to join in with the grape and olive picking.

Kate Newman

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Casa Badiola

Description

The 500-hectare estate of Tenuta La Badiola, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees consists of L’Andana, a former residence of Leopold II, Duke of Tuscany, which is now an intimate boutique country house hotel and Casa Badiola a new addition to the estate ideal for families.

Tenuta La Badiola consists of Hotel L'Andana and the Casa Badiola family suites. In 2004, inspired by the charms of the Mediterranean, the Moretti family opened its dooors to guests. Now under the watchful eye of 2 Michelin starred Chef, Enrico Bartolini, it is an enchanting resort with a gourmand SPA, Tuscan Trattoria, golf driving range and romantic private chapel.

Hotel L'Andana is spread over two main buildings, the Villa and the Fattoria which are separated by a delightfully informal Winter Garden, made of wrought-iron and glass. All the rooms in are spacious and elegantly appointed with views over the estate and the beautiful rolling Tuscan countryside. There are 33 guest rooms, each with their own unique atmosphere that offer additional comfort and privacy with luxurious bathrooms featuring baths that are reminiscent of Roman spas. For guests enjoyment, the romantic pool offers crystal clear water for swimming and is nestled among cypresses and maritime pines.

Casa Badiola Golf House captures the soul of the Maremma landscape and wins the hearts of its guests with a genuine, authentic atmosphere. It is intended for families, who need space and intimacy at the same time, and demand the utmost comfort yet prefer to relax more informally and golfers who can make use of the green “in the back garden”.

Casa Badiola Golf House has a total of 14 rooms and suites, each with views of the green and surrounding hills. Each guest room and suite has its own kitchenette for preparing light meals, quick snacks or even baby food, as well as a private area outside. Guests in ground floor rooms can enjoy the intimacy of a scented garden; those upstairs have their own private terrace. Guests can use the large outdoor swimming pool for a regenerating swim, a relaxing read, or just sunbathing.

The children's club is a world of games and special activities which will treat your children to an unforgettable experience. Lots of stories to tell their friends back home – an adventure etched indelibly in their minds. And for parents, the ideal opportunity to devote some time to themselves, in complete peace and quiet or to sample a relaxing treatment at the ESPA spa or a chance to practice their swing on the golf practice course.

La Villa restaurant exudes intimacy and tradition with an open informal kitchen and fantastic veranda with views over the grounds. Wine and olive oil are produced on the estate and served in the restaurant which serves traditional Tuscan cuisine, using regional products as well as excellent seafood. Every morning the cast iron ovens turn out freshly baked donuts, orange flower brioches and currant buns for a delicious breakfast. The lunch and dinner menu changes with the seasons to ensure that only the freshest local produce is used. Choose your dish and the world class chef will cook it in front of you for an amazing culinary experience.

Tenuta La Badiola is an ideal place from which to explore the Maremma region by bicycle, on horseback or there are magnificent walks through the famous National Park. The coastline of Castiglione della Pescaia on the Tyrrhenian Sea is only a short drive from the hotel and provides a variety of options for sea lovers such as sailing and excursions to the neighboring islands of Elba, Giglio and Giannutri. It is also perfectly situated to explore the nearby cities of art such as Grosseto, Florence and Siena.

Accommodation

L'Andana offers 20 superior and deluxe rooms tastefully decorated with delightful views of surrounding countryside and beautiful stone fireplace built in fine Tuscan style. The 13 luxurious suites each have a unique atmosphere. The bathrooms feature elegant bathtubs with magnificent views or spacious mosaic bath-showers reminiscent of Roman spas. All rooms have an LCD TV, safe, WiFi and CD and DVD Players.

At Casa Badiola guests have a choice of Deluxe rooms, Junior Suites and Club House Suites which range from 35 to 80 sqm in size, some of which are interconnecting. The Junior and Club suites are split over 2 levels providing 2 separate areas. All room types have a basic kitchenette area, ideal for families with young children.

Club House Suite

Club House Suites cover about 80m² and feature a stylish living area with a table, sofa and LCD TV, and a separate small kitchen. The bedroom is elegantly decorated in warm shades, LCD TV and study corner. Outside is a vast terrace offering magnificent views of the green and orderly rows of olive trees on the hillside. The bedroom opens out onto a spacious area with a walk-in wardrobe, leading to an elegant bathroom with a whirlpool tub and shower.

From the living area, a wooden staircase leads up to a spacious mezzanine floor with two large skylights. Up here is the second bedroom, an LCD TV, and a pretty attic bathroom.

Junior Suite

Junior Suites are approximately 50sqm and are situated on the ground floor with their own private garden with comfortable loungers and wrought-iron tables and chairs, ideal for an al-fresco breakfast or an aperitif at sunset.

Each Junior Suite has an entrance hall, kitchenette and separate walk-in wardrobe. The spacious bedroom has a romantic fireplace and a small study corner with a desk and LCD TV. There is also a spacious mezzanine floor, which is perfect as a sitting room or can be converted into a children’s bedroom. The bathrooms are decorated in delicate pastel shades and contains a bathtub and a very spacious shower.

Junior suites can interconnect with others of the same type.

Deluxe Double

Deluxe rooms, are about 35m² and are situated upstairs in Casa Badiola Golf House. They have their own entrance, cloakroom and a kitchenette. The entrance leads to a spacious bedroom. The bathroom contains both a shower and a bathtub, and is tiled with local marble in varying shades of beige and dust.

Deluxe rooms can interconnect with others of the same type.

Childcare

The Kids Club at Casa Badiola is designed to enable children to move around and enjoy themselves in complete safety under the watchful eye of an adult. Inside it is brightly decorated and features games, non-slip carpets, cushions, tables and chairs, all scaled down. Every single detail has been created with their enjoyment in mind. Their creativeness is also stimulated by various activities organized daily just for them, ranging from classic games in the open-air and pony rides to afternoons spent in the art workshop. The Kids’ Club garden has a children’s swimming pool, ping-pong, pinball game and much more besides. Our young guests can also experiment with planting flowers and vegetables in a kid-size garden.

Kids Club

The Kids Club is available at an additional charge. Children aged 3 and over can attend the Kids’ Club alone.

Children below the age of 3 must be accompanied by a parent.

Charges as follows:

Full day: 9:30 to 12:30 and 14:00 to 18:30 morning snack and afternoon snack included € 40

Half day: 9.30 to 12.30 morning snack included € 20 or 14:00 to 18:30 afternoon snack included € 25

The Kids Club is available at an additional charge. Children aged 3 and over can attend the Kids’ Club alone.

Children below the age of 3 must be accompanied by a parent.

Charges as follows:

Full day: 9:30 to 12:30 and 14:00 to 18:30 morning snack and afternoon snack included € 40

Half day: 9.30 to 12.30 morning snack included € 20 or 14:00 to 18:30 afternoon snack included € 25

Facilities

There are two restaurants at L'Andana - La Trattoria Enrico Bartolini and La Villa.

La Trattoria Enrico Bartolini is located in the ancient granary of Grand Duke Leopold II of Lorraine. The rooms inside the old granary have large windows overlooking the Mediterranean vineyards and with kitchen equipment and a wood oven on display, you can observe whilst dinner is prepared for you. There is a fantastic cellar, which is open to guests and with over 150 different labels on display, including red wines belonging to the Moretti family, Petra and Tenuta La Badiola. Its a beautiful restaurant and offers the ideal opportunity to sample traditional cuisine. The restaurant is open only in the evenings.

La Villa restaurant has a cozy, informal kitchen leading to an intimate dining room, with views from the veranda overlooking the park, the chapel and the pool. Delicious Tuscan specialities are served for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the menu changes with the season to ensure only the freshest local produce is used.

Activities

There are tennis courts, a golf practice course and bicycles are available to hire for enjoyable rides to the hermitage church 7km away. Horse riding in the hills is another popular activity and the hotel can arrange cookery classes run by Alain Ducasse's chefs' team. For a bit of Pamper a visit to the Gourmand spa is well worth it.

Seaside

A short car ride from Casa Badiola are some of Italy’s loveliest beaches, stretching for 130 kilometers. This stunning section of the Tyrrhenian coastline is traditionally awarded the "blue flag” each year due to the crystal-clear waters and the eco-sustainability of the coastal area. Le Rocchette, Cala Violina, Punta Ala and Le Marze are the best spots for a swim and an ideal spot for a boat trip to discover a series of pretty little inlets and bays or the nearby islands, veritable paradises of nature and steeped in history as well.

Golf

La Badiola Estate boasts its own golf practise course stretching from the olive groves on the hills to the coast. Here, the light brown of the bunkers and the green of the fairways blend with the bright blue of the Maremma sky. The ideal practice course for improving your swing and initiating youngsters into the exciting challenges of golf.

The practice course at La Badiola extends for 30,000 m² over an undulating surface. There are 8 tees and 4 holes at a distance of 50, 10, 150 and 220 meters. There are also a putting green and two pitching greens, covering a total of 1500 m² .

A professional golf instructor is available for individual lessons for children and adults.

Use of the practice course is free of charge for guests at L’Andana and Casa Badiola .

Tenuta de Badiola is located in a strategic position for golf enthusiasts as there are several other courses within easy reach, enabling you to improve your drive on a different course every day. Nearby 18 hole golf courses include Golf Club Punta Ala (30 minutes), Golf Club Toscana (40 minutes) and Argentario Golf Club (50 minutes).

Spa

Design by Ettore Mocchetti, the ESPA spa covers 600 m², divided into four areas, including two thermal spas, with slate flooring. There is also a Vitality Pool, full of mineral-rich water, with soothing properties, heated to 37°C to relax the muscles. A refined atmosphere, with lovely vaulted ceilings, natural materials, warm colors and romantic scented candles. Four cabins are available, one of which can treat two people at the same time. Other facilities include a latest-generation fitness room, a Turkish bath and a thalassotherapy pool.

Location & Directions

Maremma, Tuscany, Italy

Casa Badiola is in Maremma, one of the most fertile parts of Tuscany, with extensive pastureland and vast stretches of woods, olive groves and vineyards. It occupies a fair part of southern Tuscany and most of the province of Grosseto with its 130km of coastline. The delightful seaside town of Castiglione della Pescaia is 15mins.

When to go

The climate is typically Mediterranean, with mild winters, hot dry summers, sunny and windy springs, and autumns so warm they often continue into December.

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