Wellness and exquisite food
Castel Monastero Resort & Spa is an ancient medieval village surrounded by walls that have stood the test of time in the enchanted Tuscan countryside near Siena.
The traces of its past are still visible: initially a remote monastery built in the 11th century surrounded only by Tuscan hills, it then became a retreat for aristocrat Chigi Saracini. A stylish cathedral immersed in lush green vegetation a few steps from Siena, today Castel Monastero is a sophisticated resort and member of The Leading Hotels of the World. It pays homage to its noble origins with impeccable hospitality and culinary excellence, sublimated by a selection of local wines and dream-like fitness facilities.
The 74 rooms and suites encircled by the villa, church, square and two farmhouses where Chigi Saracini spent time, recall the rustic elegance and harmony of ancient Tuscan homes. Thanks to studious renovation, the houses have maintained their rural character, thanks to refined materials alongside modern elements that make the ensemble unique.
Castel Monastero is also the ideal place to experience the bitter-sweet Mediterranean culture while enjoying an unforgettable culinary experience. Greek Chef Stylianos Sakalis was raised in an international environment and trained with Gordon Ramsay, before being appointed executive chef of the restaurant La Cantina in 2016 and of restaurant Contrada, managed by Gordon Ramsey himself.
The two restaurants also distinguish themselves for their interior decor: rustic architecture with a modern twist for Contrada, divided into smaller rooms for privacy for guests who want to celebrate a private event or indulge in a sophisticated dinner by candlelight. Vaulted ceilings, 17th century beams, exposed bricks and original terracotta floor give La Cantina a very special feeling.
At Castel Monastero you can also enjoy state-of-the-art wellness equipment. The Spa AQUAE MONASTERII is relaxation haven that offers tailored packages for an all-round body and soul experience. The Castel Monastero Spa offers treatments designed to tickle your senses and regenerate you inside-out.