Monteverdi Adds a State-Of-The-Art Wellness Center to its Ongoing Transformation of a Tuscan Village

Bio saunas, cryotherapy chambers, IV therapy—the cutting-edge facility debuts as the property prepares to unveil a contemporary art gallery and new restaurant designed by Foster + Partners next year.

The Il Passo room at Monteverdi.


Designer: Ilaria Miani

Location:Val d’Orcia, Italy

On offer: A dilapidated village located in the hills of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tuscany’s Val d’Orcia region has been the site of Michael L. Cioffi’s labor of love for more than a decade. The American lawyer and professor’s goal: to preserve Castiglioncello del Trinoro’s architectural essence while infusing it with modern elements and cultural programming to bring life to the cobblestoned streets once again. The result is an 18-room, three-villa Monteverdi, a breathtaking blend of past and present where guests can immerse themselves in the beauty of the Tuscan landscape, world-class art, music, and regional cuisine.

Standout features: Now you can add cutting-edge wellness to the menu. The new state-of-the-art facility is equipped with an array of cold plunges and sensory showers, an underground grotto pool, Finnish and bio saunas, cryotherapy chambers, and treatments conceived in partnership with Santa Maria Novella, a 13th-century Florentine apothecary. Four pillars—aesthetic, regenerative, preventative, and programmatic—guide science-based services such as auto-micrografting and IV therapy. Despite the dramatic, painstaking transformation, Monteverdi’s evolution isn’t done yet. Coming next year: a contemporary art gallery and an authentic Etruscan restaurant designed by none other than Foster + Partners.

Exterior shot of Monteverdi, located on the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tuscany’s Val d'Orcia region.
The colorful rooms of Monteverdi.
Scenes from Monteverdi Tuscany.
Interior and exterior spaces of one of three Village Houses.
The aquatic circuit spa and wellness center.
The Lounge bar off the main lobby.
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