Have just returned from a 2 night short break with 4 other couples to celebrate the wedding of one couple. We had a brilliant time and the whole trip was idylic.
The flight from Bristol to Piza is very easy and picking up a rental car was easy.
Borgo di Colleoli was about 40 minutes away by car through beautiful poppy fields, and the directions we were given by reception were easy to follow.
Once you arrive ar reception you see the Main House through the gate along a tree lined gravel drive. Beautiful.
The staff could not have been more helpful or friendly. There are no cars allowed on site so you unload your bags onto golf buggies and a man takes you and your luggage to your room and ever carries it upstairs if there are any.
The rooms are all different and ours was 1 bed but 2 bathrooms. It was quite plain but charming. The beds are very big with lovely fluffy duvets and plenty of pillows. The bathrooms were very well done. Just remember that H and C are reversed in Italy. All our rooms were different but all just as nice. I read a review which said the kitchen area was small and I would have to agree. Not really enough preparation space for anything more than cheese and crackers or a salad.
The first night we ate at I Tigli, the pizza restaurant just outside the gate which had superb pizzas and was very reasonably priced. 10 people, 3 courses and lots of Grand Beers for €220 euros which was excellent.
We spent a fabulous day by the main pool which had plenty of sun beds. The water was cold when you first got in but you soon got used to it. There is no pool bar so it's quite a walk to the bar. Again rounds of drinks were very reasonably priced.
Saturday night the gentleman on reception arranged to us to eat at agruturismo Colleoli. It's a walk of no more than 10 minutes along a very pretty country lane where there is very little traffic that you can hear coming so is very safe even with children. The restaurant was excellent but a little more expensive. Still good value for what we had though.
All together we were delighted with the whole experience, it was a perfect way to spend a short break in Tuscany.
- Also Known As:
- Agriturismo Colleoli Palaia, Italy - Tuscany