A holiday to really unplug, to dive into nature and live a few days out of the world without thoughts and concerns: don’t you really need it?
We found 10 amazing hotels or b&bs surrounded by nature, away from city noise, and that respect the environment by offering organic food or using energy from renewable sources. You just have to decide on your destination, prepare your suitcases and prepare yourself for an unusual, unforgettable experience and for an off the grid holiday!
1. Overlooking the Ligurian Sea
In Mortola, above the famous Hanbury Gardens, there is a charming 1500th century mansion surrounded by 20,000 sqm of botanical garden overlooking the warm sea of Liguria. All the spaces of Mortola Tower, rich in charm, are furnished with great taste and artistic details, wrapped in a romantic and unique atmosphere, for an off the grid holiday between luxury and nature.
2. An ancient monastery in the heart of Umbria
The Eremito is a secular hermitage surrounded by a 3000-hectare natural reserve, a green ocean for walks between holm-oaks, broomsticks, bushes and junipers. The ancient monastery, completely restored according to the rules of bio-building, has single rooms, recovered from the ancient cells of the hermit fathers. Spirituality, vegetarian menus and ecology for an unrivaled wellness holiday.
3. A entire wood for you in Emilia Romagna
B&B Il Richiamo del Bosco is an unique house in the woods, surrounded by 1100 hectares of trees and meadows and immersed in the Carrega Woods Regional Park, about 15 km from Parma. A wooden and stone construction that welcomes design furniture made by recycling old objects.
4. A haven in the Sila National Park
Casello Margherita is the first mountain hut in the Sila National Park, and one of the few in Calabria. It is a former cantoniera () of the early ‘900, which has been restructured according to the principles of bio-building, completely immersed in the woods, between chestnuts, larch trees, beech trees and white fir trees. Perfect for those who love the mountain and want to immerse themselves in nature, savoring flavors and perfumes.
5. An off the grid holiday on an island
What is a Dammuso? It is the typical home of the island of Pantelleria, built using the traditional drywall technique. In the marvelous Tenuta Borgia you find 7 of them, immersed in a 12-hectare Mediterranean park, between gardens, swimming pools and palm trees. It is perhaps one of the most beautiful eco-retreats in Italy, allowing you to experience a truly exclusive experience.
6. An Albergo Diffuso in a mountain village
The Ecovillaggio Sagna Rotonda is a small mountain village in Piedomnt’s mountains, restored to its former splendor and transformed into an unique accommodation. Guests will find a relaxation area, a cozy restaurant, a large common area, a wood-burning oven and yet an immense green area with children’s playgrounds and outdoor tables. The property is located in the heart of the Maira Valley, a territory still unknown and still uncontaminated.
7. A villa in Salento
Find your time and your wellness while staying at one of the villas at Manfio’s farmhouse, immersed in the greenery of Salento, 10 km from the Ionian Sea. Here you will find yourself immersed in a beautiful olive grove, in a unique and enchanting atmosphere. Let yourself be amazed by the scents of nature and live an off the grid holiday, between a walk and a dip in the pool.
8. An oasis in the hills of Lombardy
Within an hour and a half from Milan, you will find Valtidone Verde Farmhouse, a corner of paradise far from everything and everyone. Here you can relax yourself physically and spiritually, immersing yourself in the nature of the Val Tidone and waking up with the scent of homemade cakes and bread with yeast pasta.
9. In the National Park of the Sibillini Mountains
If you want to enjoy an unparalleled view of the hills that go down to the sea and the peaks of the nearby Sibillini Mountains, the Querceta di Marnacchia is the perfect place. Four suites in an ancient stone farmhouse and an independent house will be your home to experience the tranquility of country life with its flavors and rhythms.
10. Under 5 million stars
For those who do not look for a five star hotel, but the excitement that can only be felt under a starry sky, we recommend the B&B Casa Payer to experience a vegetarian, rural life experience in harmony with the environment and an off the grid holiday, out From the world. The farmhouse is located in a wood of Val Pellice, full of wildlife, and offers plenty of space for exploring where to stay by yourself or together: the herb garden, courtyard and lawn, hammocks in the birch forest, a creek, covered terraces, a lounge with a view of the woods.
Where are you going to spend your off the grid holiday?