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Borgo San Felice

Last updated: 20 June, 2023

A medieval stone village converted into a luxurious resort in the heart of south-eastern Chianti, Borgo San Felice is also a working wine estate, producing award-winning wines and olive oil. Immersed in vineyards and olive groves, it is a sophisticated country retreat with particular appeal for oenophiles.

The restoration has left typical Tuscan features, such as beamed ceilings and brick arches intact, but updated the look for the 21st century.

Rooms are spread through the main palazzo and village buildings; the old schoolhouse, the olive press, the cellars and the bakery.

There’s an excellent spa and two restaurants, one with a Michelin star.

Although this is the sort of place where you could throw your car keys away on arrival, there is lots to do close by. Siena is a twenty-minute drive away and Florence is an hour. This part of Chianti is stuffed with wine estates, so it’s a brilliant launch pad for wine tastings and vineyard tours.

Surrounding area

Approached by a series of winding, mostly empty backroads, Borgo San Felice lies in utterly peaceful, unspoilt countryside surrounded by hectares and hectares of vineyards. Birdsong and the odd tractor are the only sounds likely to disturb the peace.

Wine buffs will enjoy a visit to the nearby Castello di Brolio and its huge estate, where Baron Bettino Ricasoli ‘invented’ Chianti Classico wine in 1872.


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General amenities

Key facilities

Airport transfers*
Beach: None
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
Kids club
Parking: On-site (free)
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room amenities

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Hot tub (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed

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