best Spa Hotels in Central Italy

11 June 2022
Written by Lucrezia Worthington

As we approach summer, and our days are filled with trips, aperitivi, dinners and more and therefore it’s essential to keep in mind our mental and physical wellbeing. Taking time to listen to our needs and recharge our energies is exactly what Global Wellness Day is about; a reminder that our wellbeing should always be our top priority. Whether this means setting out for a walk in nature, reading a book from the comfort of our homes, meditating or spending the day, or a weekend, at the spa. Therefore, to celebrate Global Wellness Day we are sharing with you seven of our favourite spas in central Italy from Tuscany to Rome passing through the region of Umbria.


Hotel de la Ville, Roma, lazio

Every Rocco Forte hotel has their own emblematic, unique qualities, however are elements that tie each location together and wellness is one of them.  Irene Forte, daughter of Sir. Rocco Forte, is a pioneer of the beauty industry and founded a natural, vegan skincare brand that is created with nourishing botanicals harvested at the organic farm in the Verdura Resort, Sicily. The spa at Hotel de la Ville is signed Irene Forte and blends the regenerative powers of nature and science in a formula aimed at regenerating and reinvigorating the soul and mind. A beautiful, aesthetic setting filled with a scent of Sicilian aromas and citrussy essential oils that walk you to the five therapy rooms. Signature treatments, rituals and facials combine high quality technologies with the expertise of the therapists and Irene Forte creams and oils to create an effective, full immersive experience. Unsure which treatment to chose?the Fit-for-you is a 60 or 90 minute massage tailored to your needs. WEBSITE

This is for you if: you’re looking for the ultimate luxurious spa experience

Hotel de la Ville spa


Palazzo Fiuggi,

frosinone, lazio

Palazzo Fiuggi provides the ultimate environment for regenerating the mind as it is nestled in a tranquil valley surrounded by nature in the region of Lazio, just over one hour away from Rome. It lies in the region’s natural springs, renowned for centuries for their purifying powers and today, elemental to the medical spa’s exclusive treatment programme. Palazzo Fiuggi is also known for its Fiuggi Method, a system that blends ancient holistic disciplines with the keystones of traditional Western medicines that promote greater well-being, health and longevity. There are four programmes you can book depending on what you aim to achieve from your stay. From the ‘detox and weight’ that helps you adopt new, healthy dietary routines to a more mind invigorating, mindfulness focused ‘restore and balance’, rest assured that with the healing properties of the waters and the well researched Fiuggi Method, you’ll walk out of here feeling entirely transformed. WEBSITE

This is for you if: you’re looking for medical consultations to help you achieve transformation

The pool at Palazzo Fiuggi


Terme di Saturnia,

Grosseto, toscana

Le Terme di Saturnia are the kind of thermal springs that your ancestors would have gone to for the past centuries. It’s historic, it’s a classic. It is a luxury wellness resort surrounded by 120 hectares of thermal springs with sulphurous water that dates back well to before the Etruscan era; water that is extremely beneficial to the skin and cardiovascular system. Terme di Saturnia is a wellness ‘theme park’, there are many routes, pools, beauty and medical treatments from Kneipp to cryotherapy and various massages that use products which contain plancton, a seaweed rich in amino acids. There are 3-6 day wellness programmes that help you achieve specific goals whether you’re looking to detox, rebalance or reshape your body. It is also a GEO-certified golf course. WEBSITE

This is for you if: you’re looking for a 360 degree immersion of wellbeing

Thermal pool


Adler San Quirico d’Orcia, toscana

Built on a travertine quarry overlooking the Val d’Orcia, the Adler spa Resort Thermae is a wellness haven that incorporates all the benefits of its surroundings in its offers: from the thermal waters and local vinotherapy treatments to travertine grottoes complete with stalactites and stalagmites in the thermal-bath complex. The cuisine specialises in tuscan dishes with a healthy, light approach and the 90 rooms and suites overlook the stunning panorama. The aim at Adler is to help you rediscover your inner peace and mind as well as redefining your physical self, and this is why they have carefully tailored wellness programmes that incorporate the professional minds of highly-trained, experienced doctors, therapists and beauticians to guide you and help you achieve your goals. WEBSITE

This is for you if: you’re looking for that professional guidance


QC TermeRoma,

roma, lazio

Located in the heart of Oasi di Porto natural park on the roman coastline, the QC Termeroma is a wellness resort hotel that offers exclusive rituals in tranquil, natural surroundings. Just a 30 minute journey from the centre of Rome, this location is the ultimate escape from the busy city centre: a terracotta coloured estate surrounded by wellness pools, sun beds and waterfalls all within an enchanting garden. Here, the notion that water heals the soul is key, an ancient imperial tradition that is combined with modern wellness technology to create a regenerating experience. Massages, body treatments, facials and a sensorial wellness path that leads you from the rose garden to the glass-top sauna are a few of the things you can encounter here. As well as daily admissions (€44 pp) you can also sleep in the five star luxury resort and wake up to a healthy, superfood based breakfast and celery juice. WEBSITE

This is for you if: you’re looking to escape the city for a day or the weekend

QC Termeroma


Borgo Brufa,

perugia, umbria

The largest spa in the region of Umbria, Borgo Brufa is located 10 km away from Perugia and a stones throw away from Assisi, Spello and Spoleto. It is a charming and picturesque resort surrounded by numerous shades from greens to beige with the largest spa in the entire region. It features indoor and outdoor pools, a salt grotto, a Rasul bath and four private spa areas as well as offering a wide range of treatments, massages, rituals and a panoramic restaurant with a traditional Umbrian menu. WEBSITE

This is for you if: you are looking for an exclusive, adults only escape


val d’orcia, toscana

Located in the heart of the Val d’Orcia, near Siena, Fonteverde is a historic palace placed over a mineral spring. This hotel boasts extraordinary panoramic views as well as professional treatments and massages aimed at regenerating and recharging your energies. Sleep in the timeless, period decorated rooms and open your window out to the purest source of energy: nature. Spend the day in the holistic spa and swim in the thermal pools overlooking the wonderful backdrop. Heal your soul with one of the Oriental therapies that combine ancient Indian medicine with the therapeutic properties of hot springs such as an ayurvedic massage or reflexology or perhaps explore the benefits of natural rituals from thermal mud mousse packs and essential oils. There are also diet programmes and programmes aimed at helping you rebalance your physical and mental wellbeing. WEBSITE

This is for you if: nature is your powerful source of healing

The pool at Fonteverde

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