About an hour and a half north of Rome and nestled in a small bay off the Argentario coast you’ll find Hotel Il Pellicano – a beautiful iconic Italian resort set amid stone pines and cypresses with truly breathtaking views across the coast.
The secluded location of il Pellicano only adds to that exceptionally rare quality of quiet exclusivity but with all the laid-back luxe that you want to embrace on holiday. It’s not formal, or corporate, or too friendly – all infuriating traits that can rile even the most easy-going traveller. Hotel Il Pellicano does a super job is being exactly what it is – a luxury, iconic retreat with fantastic staff and facilities – not to mention the Michelin starred restaurant.
The rooms at Il Pellicano are scattered across the estate located in the main villa or in one of the cottages and are decorated in a simple, timeless style with exposed wooden beams, plain furnishings, terra-cotta floors – each is individually furnished.
The michelin-starred main restaurant “Il Pellicano” offers exceptional dishes embracing the Mediterranean tradition in a pleasant and stylish atmosphere. The service is perfect – attentive waiters who are there when you need them, invisible when you don’t. The open air terrace is open for lunch and dinner and serves typical Tuscan dishes.
The widely celebrated wine cellar “La Cantina” ranges from Tuscan big guns to vintage champagne, excellent white and less known wines from the Maremma region and surroundings. The sommelier is glad to share his knowledge and to help guests to find the perfect wine for their meals from more than 1000 labels on offer.
The luxury wellness centre at Il Pellicano is the perfect place to refresh body and soul with expert staff on hand to welcome you warmly to this calm refuge with a wealth of treatments that can be customised exactly to your requirements.
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Hotel Il Pellicano, Località Sbarcatello, 58019 Porto Ercole GR, Italy, tel: +390564858111
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