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Top Ten Best Luxury Spots in Tuscany

Treat yourself to the very best on your vacation in Tuscany

Dream a little dream of Tuscany as you browse through our top ten list of the best luxury accommodation experiences located all across Tuscany, from Florence to Elba and back to Chianti. Once you're ready, go ahead and book directly with the property to book your luxurious, elegant experience in Tuscany.

1. Villa di Cabbiavoli (Exclusive Villa)

Where: Castelfiorentino, Florence

Stunning setting for a pool at vacation rental Villa di Cabbiavoli in TuscanyStunning setting for relaxing at Villa di Cabbiavoli

This exclusive opportunity to vacation inside the magnificent family home between Florence, Siena and Pisa is a holiday dream come true. The entire villa and gardens are at your disposal, and the glamorous decor will have you feeling like royalty while exploring the lovely Tuscan landscape. Villa di Cabbiavoli provides a fairytale setting for the perfect holiday adventure including elegant surroundings inside and out.

Nearby the estate also has several farmhouses converted into apartments, you can read more about Ginevra and our interview with her about Cabbiavoli here.

2. Villa Antea (B&B)

Where: Florence, Piazza Liberta area

Reception Hall at Villa AnteaSophisticated and elegant decor at Villa Antea

Small and regal, this villa offers 6 double suites with spacious, luxurious marble bathrooms which will be the highlight of your holiday in Tuscany. Private rooms and terraces, lush green gardens and a setting fit for a king. The setting at Villa Antea is perfect for those looking to indulge in something extra special this holiday. Read our interview with Diletta at Villa Antea here.

3. Villa Dianella (B&B at wine estate)

Where: Vinci, Florence

Soft colors and beautiful views from the bedrooms at B&B Villa Daniella in Vinci TuscanySoft colors and beautiful views from the bedrooms at B&B Villa Dianella

No detail is too small to be overlooked at this beautiful Medicean villa from the 16th century. Villa Dianella boasts plush linens, meticulously kept gardens and only the highest quality food  and, of course, their very own wine cellar. The select decor, the fantastic hospitality and the elegant atmosphere are sure to enchant you from the very first moment when you arrive.

Read about our visit to Dianella and our interview with Veronica and Francesco here.

4. Hotel Ilio

Where: Marciana on Elba Island

Direct access to sandy beaches from the gardens at Hotel Ilio on Elba Island in TuscanySandy beaches steps away from and green gardens at Hotel Ilio

It is all about the location. These newly refurbished suites are just meters away from the beach at Sant'Andrea on the resort island of Elba, only a short distance from the mainland. Hotel Ilio has direct access to a well-kept sandy beach and lounging areas are thoughtfully positioned throughout the property. Enjoy a truly romantic and luxurious vacation at this exclusive hotel. Read our review on our stay at Hotel Ilio!

5. Torre a Cona (Apartment rentals)

Where: Rignano sull'Arno, Florence

Beautiful views and a delight pool at Torre a Cona Resort in TuscanyThe spectacular gardens at Villa Torre a Cona

The classic Tuscan vacation rental apartments are set on a 400-acre wine estate dominated by the monumental eighteenth-century villa. This wine resort includes not only breathtaking views of the Tuscan landscape but an on-site restaurant with authentic Tuscan cuisine and a wine cellar for guided wine tastings. Both will make your vacation at Torre a Cona memorable.

6. Casa Tornabuoni (City Apartment)

Where: Florence, city center on Via Tornabuoni

Beautifully decorated living spaces at the vacation apartment rental Casa Tornabuoni in the city of Florence, ItalyBeautifully decorated bedrooms at Casa Tornabuoni

Not only is this two bedroom, two bathroom vacation apartment rental located near all the major attractions and monuments of Florence, it also located in a strategic position in one of the most chic shopping streets of the city that is characterized by the presence of the best fashion boutiques such as Gucci, Prada and Ferragamo. Enjoy the excitement and glamor of a holiday in the heart of Florence surrounded by an elegant decor and extra special amenities at Casa Tornabuoni.

7. Villa Piaggia (Villa rental)

Where: Montaione, Florence

Relax in comfort poolside with the lovely Tuscan sun at vacation villa rental Villa Piaggia near MontaioneRelaxation and luxury at the lovely Villa Piaggia

The combination of elegant living spaces, marble bathrooms, lush green gardens, and sumptuous decors has you loving the rooms, the gardens and the views at Villa Piaggia. Gather family and friends together and enjoy a holiday of indulgence and laughter or plan your next family reunion, anniversary or party amongst the grandeur of Tuscany at Villa Piaggia.

8. Borgo di Pietrafitta Relais

Where: Castellina in Chianti, Siena

The perfect accommodations for your next holiday vacation in Chianti at Borgo di Pietrafitta Relais Cozy fireplace living rooms at Borgo Pietrafitta

This little Tuscan hamlet has been brought back to life to delight you with its country chic decor, modern amenities and its warm hospitality. Whether traveling on your own, for a romantic escape or with family or friends, this relais has the perfect elegant solution for any request you might have. The lush settings at Borgo di Pietrafitta Relais are you what you need to relax and enjoy your holiday.

9. Borgo Scopeto Relais

Where: Castelnuovo Berardenga, Siena

Gorgeous views of the countryside and of Siena in the distance from Borgo Scopeto's gardens and pool area

This centuries-old castle can boast a view of Siena in the distance, an elegant restaurant and spa center on-site, tennis courts and more to meet the needs of its guests. Borgo Scopeto can organize any tour you want in the area, as well as tastings of its own Chianti wines and visits to its wine estates and cellars. It is also perfect for special weddings and events, so whatever your dream of Tuscany, a stay here will ensure it comes true!

10. Villa Medicea di Lilliano (Apartment rentals)

Where: Grassina, outskirts of Florence

Deluxe accommodations and gardens at B&B with vacatin villa rentals Medicea di LillianoDeluxe B&B bedroom suites at Villa Medicea di Lilliano

This immense villa just a short distance outside of Florence has been with the Malenchini family for over a hundred years and they have just recently added large and luminous B&B rooms in a luxurious setting. The wine producing estate, Villa Medicea di Lilliano, is perfect for romantic getaways, resort style vacations and destination events and weddings.  No request is too small, they love to have the opportunity to show you the best of Tuscany. Read our interview with Diletta and Eric, owner and manager at the villa, in charge of making your dreams come true!

Author: Lourdes Flores

I'm from California but have called Florence my home for over a decade. I love to explore Italy; it is a lot of fun to try to see everything like I'm seeing it for the first time, keeping you, our readers, always in mind. I enjoy sharing what I know and helping others as they make their travel plans for Tuscany through our Forum. If you have itinerary-related questions, please post them there!


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