Il Bottaccio di Montignoso 5 stars
Il Bottaccio di Montignoso Montignoso
Part luxury resort, part country house, Il Bottaccio is one of Tuscany's finest 5 star hotels ever: offering awesome accommodation, incredible cuisine and superb spa facilities, all within minutes of the sea and the beaches of Versilia.
If the ancient wheel of what was once a water-powered olive mill testifies to Il Bottaccio's rural origins, the hotel's 8 sumptuous suites, each with its own in-room spa, introduce guests to a whole new world of luxury and wellbeing.
For those who refuse to settle for anything less than the best, the Royal Suite more than lives up to its name. For those travelling with the family, there's a spacious two bedroom apartment.
The beautiful period and contemporary paintings which adorn the walls of the hotel are not the only works of art at Bottaccio di Montignoso: each and every dish created by Chef Nino Mosca's is an edible masterpiece, just waiting to be admired and devoured!
Those keen to learn the secrets of Mosca's Mediterranean menus, should enroll for lessons at the hotel's Cooking School.
It's easy to forget the stress and strains of everyday life when you stay in a five star hotel with a spa like Bottaccio's "Otzium": a fabulous wellness center complete with indoor pool, hammam and treatment rooms in which a vast choice of Shiatsu and Thai massages are performed by expert hands.
For centuries, Versilia, on the Tuscan coast, has been a favorite holiday destination among the rich and famous, attracting well-heeled jet setters from every corner of the globe to its sunny shores.
From the hotel, the fashionable seaside resorts of Forte dei Marmi, Lido di Camaiore and Marina di Massa are all only a few minutes away. If you'd rather spend time in the mountains than on the beach, the Park of the Apuanian Alps is just as close.