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Italian Golf Property Rebranded as Argentario Golf & Wellness Resort
Tuscany, Italy, April 15, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / One of Italy’s most luxurious golf properties has been rebranded the Argentario Golf & Wellness Resort to reflect more accurately the importance the Resort places on the wellbeing, both mental and physical, of its guests.
Whilst the Resort, formerly known as the Argentario Golf Resort & Spa, is well known for the quality of its championship golf course, the property now wants to highlight its wide range of on-site services and amenities that help promote a healthy body and mind through good diet and regular exercise whilst at the same time relaxing in the stylish, well-appointed hotel that is set in the midst of 77 hectares of natural Mediterranean terrain.
The Resort’s extensive, well-equipped 2,700 m² spa boasts a fitness centre with Technogym equipment, bio-sauna with chromotherapy, Kneipp circuit, heated indoor swimming pool with saline water, six massage cabins and tanning showers in which to tone and indulge whilst the Espace Wellness Centre focuses on relaxation and pampering with its many massage and treatment rooms.
At the heart of the Espace Wellness Centre is the MediSpa where a team of professionals that specialize in nutrition and naturopathy, coordinated by respected Italian nutritionist and biologist, Dr Luca Naitana, to offer guests the opportunity to regenerate and rejuvenate both body and soul. Here The Wellbeing Method, a new concept of wellness centres on reaching a balanced and healthy physical and mental state. It involves food re-education and exclusive treatments designed to achieve desired weight, shape and physical-mental wellness, and to maintain these long term.
For those who like to combine wellbeing with exercise, fitness sessions can be undertaken with the in-house Personal Trainer in the gym or at the outdoor fitness station, complemented by further activity on the tennis and padel courts, mini football pitch and jogging paths around the property.
Alongside its wellness proposition, Argentario is home to one of Italy’s finest golf layouts that was inaugurated in 2006 and designed by architect, David Mezzacane, and professional golfer, Baldovino Dassù. Awarded PGA National Italy status by The PGA (UK) in 2019, the golf course overlooks the picturesque Orbetello Lagoon and the Tyrrenhian Sea. The 6,218 metre, par 71 track meanders through ancient cork-oak woods on the front nine and amongst established olive groves coming home with stunning views over the landscape from almost every hole.
The Argentario Golf Academy features complimentary practice areas for chipping and putting, a host of driving bays as well as TrackMan IIIe simulator, a state-of-the-art platform for analyzing the golf swing, whether you are a high handicapper or beginner.
And thanks to the microclimate enjoyed by the course’s location on the Monte Argentario promontory in the Maremma region of south west Tuscany, golf can be played all year round.
Off the course, guests can treat themselves to the gastronomic delights of local chef, Emiliano Lombardelli, in the stylish Dama Dama Restaurant, named after the fallow deer that occasionally roam the Resort, whilst for a more informal experience, there is healthy Mediterranean fare with Tuscan influences available in the Club House Restaurant overlooking the 18th green. Both restaurants focus on the flavours and colours of the Maremma with healthy dishes using organic produce from small, carefully-selected local farms and, at certain times of the year, directly from the hotel’s vegetable garden and orchard.
The hotel itself offers a mesmerizing combination of old-world, retro glamour and seductive Tuscan charm set against a backdrop of modern design, state-of-the-art facilities and exceptional service.
Its majestic, high-ceilinged entrance, a dramatic central spiral stairway and gigantic windows are in stunning contrast to the intense blue Tuscan sky and Mediterranean landscapes whilst the 73 rooms and suites, all with private decked terraces, offer sleek, contemporary interiors that are beautifully curated by Milan-based Andrea Fogli.
Argentario is just 90 minutes by car from Rome Fiumicino Airport whilst Siena is just an hour and 15 minutes away and Florence a two-hour drive.
Argentario Golf & Wellness Resort
The five star Argentario Golf & Wellness Resort, located in the Maremma region of Tuscany, is an ideal destination for those looking for relaxing holiday that combines golf, wellness and gastronomy.
Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the Monte Argentario promontory, the resort is home to an eco-friendly golf course that meanders through cork-oak woods and olive groves. In 2019 it was awarded the status of PGA National Italy by The PGA, the only course in Italy to achieve the accolade.
The five-star hotel is a triumph of design and comfort throughout; a majestic entrance, a dramatic central stairway and huge windows are in stunning contrast to the intense blue Tuscan sky and Mediterranean landscapes whilst the 73 rooms and suites offer sleek, modern interiors that are beautifully appointed, all with private decked terraces.
The Resort also offers a comprehensive spa and wellness centre and a range of sporting activities whilst the Dama Dama Restaurant and Club House Restaurant serve delicious, healthy local cuisine prepared from locally-sourced produce.
Nearby the Argentario Golf Villas, exclusive bespoke luxury villas, boast ground-breaking design and views of the lagoon, sea and golf course that blend seamlessly into the landscape. Owners benefit from a range of amenities and services offered by Argentario Golf & Wellness Resort, including 24-hour security, property management and a rental programme.