Nature, woods and uncontaminated landscapes are the perfect setting for a detox and anti-stress wellness getaway dedicated to your well-being. In a hot water pool surrounded by the beauty of the Tuscan landscape, in the sauna after a long hike on horseback or by bike: here are 10 addresses that combine wellness, nature and sustainability.
Tuscany: yoga, swimming pool and gourmet tastings
From an itinerary to discover Monte Amiata to the natural hot springs of Sorano or Saturnia: in this corner of the Tuscan Maremma there are many ideas to try and experience a natural and unforgettable holiday. Ready for your wellness getaway in Tuscany?
You can’t miss: Immerse yourself in the warm water of one of the hot tubs of the organic farm Sant’Egle, sipping a glass of red wine and surrounded by green countryside.
Where to stay: here awaits the suite of the San’Egle farm, a large room where to be pampered by the music, the aroma and color therapy and the warmth of the fireplace.
Why it’s green: renewable energy, organic food, water reuse are just some of the actions implemented by this 100% green farm.
Marche: veg cuisine and wellness itineraries
In the green and surprising Marche hides an oasis for physical well-being. After an itinerary to discover the breathtaking views of the Monti Sibillini National Park, you can relax in the wellness area of the Coroncina Farmhouse.
You can’t miss: check the treatment of hydro-emotional sauna, which includes the brushing of the body, the sauna and the whirlpool. Also I suggest you to taste the vegan delicacies prepared by the restaurant of the farm.
Where to stay: the rooms and the mini-apartment of the farm are immersed in the silence of the woods and offer an incredible 360 ° view.
Why it’s green: the old farmhouse has been expertly renovated according to the principles of green building and today has solar panels, the restaurant offers organic and local food and the accommodation uses ecological cleaning products.
Tuscany: massages and cooking classes
We move near the border between Tuscany and Umbria, near magical places like San Gimignano, Lake Trasimeno and Città della Pieve, between the scent of vineyards and history. In this beautiful setting you can treat yourself to detox packages, with Dead Sea salt peeling and Swedish massages.
You can’t miss: at the Relais Parco Fiorito you can take part in various cooking classes to learn how to make the traditional dishes.
Where to stay: the charming farmhouse in the area of Piazzano puts at your disposal numerous rooms, from the standard to the suite, all recently renovated in a former convent.
Why it’s green: the Russo family offers its guests tastings of organic products grown on the land of the farm itselfe, accessible without a car, and is attentive to energy and water savings.
Emilia Romagna: a historic village and its thermal baths
We are in Brisighella, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy thanks to the pastel colors of the the historic center’s houses and the nature that surrounds it. Here is a beautiful spa that uses the sulphurous waters of the Colombarino spring and the salt-iodic waters of the Igea Val D’Amone spring. The tranquility of the whole village and its surroundings makes this area the ideal place to forget about stress, dedicating to yourself and nature.
You can’t miss: the speleological visit, suitable for everyone, to the Tanaccia Cave.
Where to stay: in one of the 5 double rooms of Brisighella GreenWellness, which also features a wellness center.
Why it’s green: the use of solar panels and wood for heating prove that the accommodation care for the environment, sheltered from sources of chemical, electromagnetic and acoustic pollution.
Slovenia: cycling and wellness getaway
We leave Italy to discover the pristine nature of Slovenia, within the Triglav National Park, under the guidance of Tadej Valjavec, one of the most successful Slovenian cyclists.
You can’t miss: the wellness area of Villa Triglav, with its heated pool under the stars and the idyllic sauna.
Where to stay: in the luxurious and comfortable rooms of Villa Triglav which offers all the comfort you need for your wellness getaway.
Why it’s green: the house offers to its guests local food and is careful of consumption and reuse of water.
Marche: an Albergo Diffuso and its perfumes
A getaway to tdiscover Urbino, Pesaro, Cartoceto and the other marvels of Marche region, starting from the uncontaminated Metauro Valley. Here you can relax with horse riding, trekking and boat trips and in the beautiful wellness center of an Albergo Diffuso.
You can’t miss: the possibility to organize private parties for couples and small groups inside the wellness area, with the possibility to combine special dinners.
Where to stay: Albergo Diffuso Casa Olivia offers rooms and apartments, ideal for a relaxing holiday, with panoramic views and tastefully furnished.
Why it’s green: the accommodation uses electricity from renewable sources and ecological cleaning products.
Spain: a wellness getaway in the middle of nature
Just 20 minutes from Barcelona you can find a beautiful nature reserve, where you can immerse yourself in a slow philosophy, enjoying organic food and relaxing in the Roman baths.
You can’t miss: the wellness center of Mas Salagros inspired by the Roman baths.
Where to stay: the resort offers 60 rooms, furnished with natural and ecological materials.
Why it’s green: Mas Salagros is the first Ecoresort of the whole country, built with ecological materials. The cuisine is based on Mediterranean diets and uses only organic and local food.
Umbria: outdoor activities and a dip in the pool
Here we are in Umbria, an Italian region rich in history, art, culture and natural landscapes. Many trekking to try to discover the green heart of Italy, on foot, by bike or on horseback. You can walk through the streets of Spoleto, be breathless in front of Marmore Waterfall or enjoy the delicious local products, and then relax in the wellness area of a beautiful accommodation.
You can’t miss: the heated whirlpool of Ripa Relais Colle del Sole, a hidden gem among the olive trees that will allow you to reach your physical and sensory wellbeing.
Where to stay: Ripa Relais Colle del Sole is composed of 4 farmhouses where there are 16 rooms, characterized by the beauty of the furnishings and handicraft accessories.
Why it’s green: solar panels, recycling, organic food and much more for an eco-chic resort.
Portugal: between swans and terraces on the green
We arrive in Portugal, where we find a corner of the world where time seems to stand still and the sounds of nature are the only noise. You can explore the Alentejo coast and the Rota Vicentina and then relax in beautiful pools surrounded by nature.
You can’t miss: personalized Thai treatments in a room with a lake view.
Where to stay: in the rooms of Selão Da Eira, surrounded by breathtaking nature.
Why it’s green: a rural tourism offer, where everything is natural. The accommodation is ia green building and has solar panels.
Liguria: wellness overlooking the sea
Even in the province of Imperia it is possible to experience a detox stay, in a fascinating and unrivaled location, overlooking the warm sea of Western Liguria.
You can’t miss: the Mortola Tower wellness center, based on the therapeutic use of aloe arborescens.
Where to stay: in the romantic Botanic suite of 35 sqm, furnished with artistic details and equipped with every comfort.
Why it’s green: the spaces of the accommodation are obtained in an ancient tower of 1500 expertly restored, which now has solar panels and systems for the recovery and reuse of rainwater.