With the holiday season finally coming to an end, it’s time to start planning your next escape and let the excitement of a new trip get you through those January blues. Italy’s immensely diverse landscape and rich history is only a six to seven hour flight away from the UAE and makes for the perfect spring getaway as temperatures warm up and flowers are in bloom.
Rocco Forte Hotels recently announced the latest additions to their hotel portfolio in Italy, including Hotel de La Ville in Rome and Masseria Torre Maizza in Puglia. The new properties are now taking reservations for May 2019 and offering special packages for early bookers. Rocco Forte’s Sicilian resort Verdura Hotel is also reopening its doors for the season this March and offering visitors a spring package complete with access to their spa or golf facilities.
Explore the Eternal City with Hotel de La Ville in Rome
The historical Hotel de la Ville, a Rocco Forte Hotel located on Via Sistina, has revealed its splendid new façade while local artisans continue to work on expertly restoring the beautiful architectural features in what promises to be the most exciting hotel opening in the Eternal City this year. Opening in May 2019, the historical 18th century palazzo is located above the Spanish Steps and pays homage to the European Grand Tour giving it an irresistible contemporary twist. Hotel De La Ville is now accepting reservations for stays commencing May 2019. In celebration of the opening, guests can book the Grand Opening Offer and stay three nights for the price of two, with breakfast and curated experiences.
Located only 30 minutes from Ciampino Airport or 45 minutes from Fiumicino Airport, Hotel De La Ville is located in the very heart of the city and is the perfect base to explore the eternal city.
Sicilian Relaxation at Verdura Resort
A riot of spring colours, blossoming flowers and a novelty-filled season await guests at Rocco Forte Hotels, luxury Verdura Resort, in breath-taking Sicily, which will be reopening its doors on the 1st of March 2019 for a new season of impeccable service, relaxation and wellbeing.
There’s nothing quite like a dose of Sicilian springtime sunshine, and there’s nowhere better to enjoy it than Verdura Resort. To celebrate its reopening, Verdura is offering guests a complimentary night when booking a stay of 3 nights or more.
In addition to a further night, visitors in March and April will also have exclusive access to the resort’s signature selection of sports and wellbeing activities at special prices. Treat yourself to a pampering Irene Forte Skincare treatment, revive body and soul with a private yoga lesson or perfect your swing on one of our 18-hole championship golf courses.
Discover a land of exceptional architecture and color with Masseria Torre Maizza, in Puglia
Masseria Torre Maizza, a new Rocco Forte Hotel on the glamorous Italian Adriatic coast in Puglia, will open its doors in May 2019. Located in the picturesque area of Savelletri di Fasano, this lush retreat marries natural beauty with Italian elegance. Once a historic 16th century farmhouse, the resort will have 40 spacious rooms and suites beautifully furnished by local artisans and designed by Olga Polizzi, Director of Design for Rocco Forte Hotels. Each room or suite will have its own private garden and views of the Apulian countryside. The new Presidential Suite will take up residence in the watch tower and offer breathtaking views over secular olive groves leading to the coast.
The resort will have a wealth of local and exclusive tailor made experiences to choose from as well as a spa, a 9-hole golf course, a 20m pool and a private beach club. A range of fitness and wellness activities and an exciting kids club will add to the offering.
Located only 40 minutes from Brindisi Airport or 50 minutes from Bari Airport, Masseria Torre Maizza is the perfect resort to explore the enchanting region of Puglia.
Rates start from €530 (AED 2,228). Offer valid for bookings made by March 15 and for travel dates between 1 June – 31 July 2019.