A Couples’ Retreat in TUSCANY
with Stan Tatkin and Tracey Boldemann-Tatkin
October 7th – 14th, 2017
Double Occupancy from $3395 – $3725 per person. The specific cost of this retreat depends on the type of accommodations you choose…see below
The following is included on this journey:
- Pick up and return from the Florence airport within set time frames
- All of Stan and Tracey’s sessions and presentations
- All accommodations at a beautiful Tuscan villa
- All breakfasts
- Three lunches – two at the villa and one during one of our excursions, wine-tasting included
- Three dinners – All at the Villa and wine-tasting included
- Excursions to: Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Perugia, Assisi, Montepulciano
- Wine Tastings in the Chianti and Brunello Regions
- All internal transportation
- Optional morning yoga/meditation sessions
- Air Fare
- Personal Items
The Villa Cornacchi, an ancient noble estate, is situated among the rolling hills of the Chianti wine region north-east of Siena in the typical Tuscan environment of pine and oak woods, among olive groves and vineyards where it is possible to admire one of the most enchanting landscapes, captivating anyone who has the opportunity to lay eyes upon it. History has bound for many centuries these lands developing cultural centers and strategic defenses. As such the Villa Cornacchi Estate was erected in 1529 AD. Through the centuries the Chianti area has growth to being an important cultural and wine production center with farms such as Castello di Bossi, Felsina and others acquiring international resonance.
This villa commands breathtaking views in this unique territory and has graceful landscaping which surrounds its beautiful lodgings. As one descends towards the courtyard to the garden and swimming pool area, a one-of-a-kind landscape of the Chianti region near Siena appears. A rose-covered bower separates the 20 by 7 meters infinity swimming pool from the large 7 by 2,50 meter outdoor jacuzzi.
The Various Rooms in The Villa Cornacchi Estate
La Torre – Tower Bedroom $3695 (Booked)
Lower Bedroom $3565 per person dbl occupancy (two private bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms) (AVAILABLE)
Located in the most ancient part of Villa Cornacchi Estate La Torre apartment is 80 square meters/861 square feet, and on the ground floor it features a comfortable living room with fireplace.
The panoramic double bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and is next to the living room. The stone staircase leads to the top of the old tower where you will find beamed ceilings adorning another double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Both bathrooms have showers.
The dining room on the ground floor has a table for 4 people and an equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, stove, electric oven, refrigerator and freezer. The apartment also offers air-conditioning in all rooms, satellite-tv, and hair dryers. A private table for four is located in the shared garden just in front of the tower. Torre apartment can connect with Giorgio apartment through internal doors.
Giorgio – (One Double Bedroom AVAILABLE)
$3565 per person dbl occupancy (two private bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms)
As you enter this very large apartment from the private patio, you will see two floors with a dining/living room and kitchen on the ground floor. The first floor also hosts two double bedrooms and both are air conditioned and have a Satellite -TV. The apartment has two bathrooms, one with a shower and the other with bathtub and shower, and both have a hair dryer.
An outdoor private table for 4 people is also available for refreshments and snacks. Remodeled and furnished with Tuscan architectural concepts, the apartment provides you with comfort and stylish decor. It connects to Torre through a common door.
Niccolo – Bedroom #1 $3565, Bedroom #2 with bathroom on ground level $3495 – per person dbl Occupancy (Both Rooms AVAILABLE)
This bright apartment, Niccolo, has a living room, one bathroom and a kitchen on the ground level with direct access to the terrace and the two bedrooms and one bathroom in the first floor.
The fully equipped kitchen has a dishwasher, refrigerator, freezer, microwave oven, stove, and electric oven. All rooms have air-conditioning, the apartment has a TV set, and a hair dryer in the bathrooms.
Francesco – (Booked)
$3725 per person dbl occupancy (ground floor private apartment)
This apartment is set on the ground floor with direct private entrance from the private garden. Entering the apartment, the sunny living room opens up with the kitchen and the double bedroom on the left.
It includes a living room and fully equipped kitchenette with dishwasher, refrigerator with freezer, microwave oven, stove, and electric oven. The queen double bedroom features air-conditioning, satellite-tv and a bathroom with shower and bathtub. The hair dryer is provided. Its private terrace/garden area is perfect for alfresco eating.
Giovanni – $3665 per person dbl occupancy (two private bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms)
(One Double Bedroom AVAILABLE)
This apartment is one of the largest at the Villa Cornacchi Estate, and it is composed of two floors.
The ground floor features a living room with a dining table for four people and a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, refrigerator and freezer, microwave oven, stove, and electric oven. In addition there is a service restroom and private access to the garden of the apartment with private outdoor seating for four people to dine alfresco.
On the first floor are the two queen bedrooms and two bathrooms with shower. This accommodation has air conditioning in all bedrooms, satellite-TV, and hair dryers in both bathrooms.
Ferdinando – (Booked)
$3665 per person dbl occupancy (two private bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms)
This apartment is one of the largest ones in the Villa Cornacchi Estate. It has three private entrances from the terrace and the private garden. The apartment encompasses two floors. On the first floor it features two double bedrooms with queen size canopy beds and ensuite bathrooms. One bathroom features a shower and a bathtub, while one with a shower.
The ground floor includes a sunny living room with open access to the shared terrace. In the living room is the dining table for four people, while the fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, refrigerator with freezer, microwave oven, electric oven and gas stove is right next to it. A service bathroom is also on this floor, and an outdoor private sitting area is located in the garden where you can have refreshments and snacks. All bedrooms feature air-conditioning, Sat-TV and both bathrooms have hair dryers.
Caterina Cottage – (Booked)
$3725 per person dbl occupancy (two private bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms)
Caterina is a very large independent cottage on two floors facing the Villa Cornacchi Estate. It is completely separated from the main body of the main villa and overlooks the Chianti valley on the opposite side.
On the ground floor it features a bright living room with a stone fireplace and a comfortable sofa with armchairs, a dining room with a table for 6 people, and a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, refrigerator with freezer, microwave oven, electric oven and gas stove. The first floor has two double bedrooms, one with ensuite bathroom with shower and bathtub, while the other one is adjacent with shower. All bedrooms feature air conditioning, TV set, and both bathrooms have a hair dryer available.
This cottage has an independent garden access and usage. An outdoor patio and garden area are available and a great place to have snacks and refreshments.
Villa Locanda (Booked)
Suite #1 – #4… $3395 per person dbl occupancy
This is an independent cottage completely separate from the main body of Villa Cornacchi Estate. Set in a very rewarding position at the hamlet, it faces wonderful views of the Tuscan countryside. Surrounded by its own private garden, it is composed of four independent suites. Each suite features one double bedroom with ensuite bathroom.
Three bedrooms out of the four have an ensuite bathroom with bathtub and shower, while one has one room with ensuite shower. Each suit also features air conditioning, sat TV with VCR and hairdryers in the bathrooms.
On the ground floor is the common area featuring a dining room with a table for 8 people, a fully equipped kitchen with full amenities such as dishwasher, refrigerator with freezer, a microwave oven, gas stove, and electric oven. The outdoors are very private and feature a dining area for alfresco snacks and beverages.
Pre-trip Excursion to VENICE
We are offering a pre-trip extension in Venice from October 4th thru October 7th and then a departure to Florence. The additional cost for this extension in Venice is $1200 per person, double occupancy. This includes:
- Accommodations for 3 nights in Venice
- All Breakfasts, 1 lunch and 1 dinner
- Tickets to a Vivaldi concert
- Many suggestions for tours and sites to visit
- Transportation from Venice to the Villa in Tuscany