HOTEL FONTEVERDE & SPA San Casciano
dei Bagni, Tuscany (0039 0578 57241; www.fonteverdespa.com).Products
A hybrid of grand Italian (the house was a
Medici home) and stone-and-glass
modern. The spa is very hi-tech, with thermal pools inside and out.
What it offers
"The most beautiful spa in the most
beautiful place in the world." Frescoed
walls and ceilings, elegant porticos, glass-walled pools and the Tuscan
plus a plethora of scrubs, facials, wraps and massages.
Thermal pools or an Ayurvedic massage
with Dipu, one of the best anywhere.
Hydrotherapy from £30; facials, £54; massages,
£87; programmes from £111.
Magic of Italy (0870 888 0220; www.magictravelgroup.co.uk
offers three nights' room-only plus flights and car hire for £770.