What are the best resorts not to be missed in Umbria? This article has selected 10 that you absolutely must try in 2024.
Thanks to a wonderful landscape made of valleys, plains, mountain ranges, waterfalls, forests, rivers and lakes, Umbria is known as the green heart of Italy. This splendid region is home to 7 natural parks, perfect places to break from the hectic life and reconcile with nature and the world. Peace, silence, relaxation and well-being dominate this magnificent region of Central Italy.
In Umbria, you will find numerous ideas for unforgettable stays. Its splendid art cities were the birthplaces of many Italian Renaissance artists and preserved their priceless artistic and cultural heritage. The small villages are also worth visiting; some have been included in the prestigious list of i Borghi più belli d'Italia (the most beautiful towns in Italy). Moreover, you will try the delicious regional cuisine linked to a long gastronomic tradition. The poor flavours of the past are skilfully mixed with modern recipes that often feature the prestigious truffle that grows luxuriantly in Umbrian soil.
What are you waiting for to book your stay in Umbria? Visit Italy has selected the 10 best resorts in the region for you. Let's discover them together.
Sina Brufani has been the only luxury hotel in the heart of Perugia for over 100 years. The hotel's strategic location within walking distance of the city's main attractions offers stunning panoramic views of the valley below and easy access to some of Umbria's most popular cities, such as Spello, Gubbio, Assisi and Spoleto. The hotel boasts large, elegant halls for important meetings and events, sumptuous rooms furnished in classic style but with all the comforts of today, a restaurant with a menu rich in traditional dishes creatively reinterpreted. Finally, the jewel in the hotel's crown is the Spa carved in the medieval buildings. It boasts a transparent backdrop from which you can see the astonishing Etruscan ruins dating back thousands of years. The refined ambience of the Sina Brufani will take you on an exclusive journey through the beautiful Umbria region.Discover Sina Brufani❯
Umbria is a region with a solid spiritual imprint. To rediscover this characteristic, we recommend staying at Nikis Resort. It is an ancient complex dating back to 1137 and consisting of the Church of Santa Maria di Agnano, its fortress and tower. The excellent restoration work has maintained the charm of the original architecture, giving guests an authentic sensation to be living in the Middle Ages. Perched on the heights of Gubbio, the Resort enjoys a fabulous view that makes it an oasis of peace. The structure offers services to fulfil every wish of the guests. You can play golf in the equipped centre, organize walks or trek in the enchanting Umbrian countryside and, finally, use the beautiful Spa for moments of total relaxation. This magnificent structure surrounded by greenery also boasts the victory as the best hotel for the "Bruno Barbieri 4 Hotel" TV programme, hosted by the Italian same name's star chef.Discover Nikis Resort❯
Torre del Nera
To discover an unconventional corner of Umbria, we suggest you reach the medieval village of Scheggino and stay at Torre del Nera Albergo Diffuso & Spa. This enchanting property in the province of Perugia is an almost fairytale location. It is surrounded by the extraordinary hilly landscapes of the Valnerina and far from the hustle and bustle of car life. The widespread hotel is the perfect starting point for an undiscovered itinerary in the heart of Italy through fantastic routes to discover the area. Hidden among the village's paved alleyways are flats and rooms with easy access to the hotel's Spa for a stay dedicated to well-being. At Torre del Nera Albergo Diffuso & Spa, you can enjoy a timeless experience. Discover the three souls of Umbria: the evocative natural landscape, the regional artistic treasures and the excellent traditional food and wine.Discover Torre del Nera❯
Posta Donini 1579
To discover the refined side of Umbria, we advise you to stay at Posta Donini, a historic residence dating back to 1579. The prestigious structure is the Counts Donini family's former summer residence. It locates in the little town of San Martino in Campo, just near Perugia. Despite extensive renovations dating back to the 18th century, the villa retains its luxurious classical style, embellished with sumptuous lounges and remarkable paintings. The structure is entirely surrounded by greenery: two hectares of botanical park, a majestic Italian garden that opens at the entrance and the romantic wood crossed by a centuries-old holm oak grove give the interior and exterior spaces a unique charm and an elegant atmosphere. In addition to the 48 elegant rooms located in two buildings, Posta Donini offers a 7 days-a-week Spa service, giving guests unforgettable moments of well-being.Discover Posta Donini❯
Nun Assisi Relais & Spa Museum
In the heart of Assisi, you can experience a charming stay at Nun Assisi Relais, the ancient monastery of Santa Caterina. The renovation of the magnificent structure has created an elegant environment with contemporary lines enriched by the original finds from the Roman era. The perfect harmony between old and new forms creates a refined and intimate ambience where guests feel pampered during their stay in Umbria. The majestic garden with its breathtaking view of Assisi is home to the Relais' restaurant, whose cuisine enhances regional flavours through a careful search for local ingredients. Finally, the beautiful Spa is one of the hotel's points of pride: a team of wellness professionals has designed a treatment path for guests through four rooms with different temperatures and humidity levels.Discover Nun Assisi Relais❯
I Capricci di Merion Resort & Spa
Magical atmospheres, unique dishes and relaxing pampering: I Capricci di Merion Resort & Spa offers all this and more. Located in the splendid setting of Lake Trasimeno, the Liberty-style villa offers a multifaceted stay. Nature lovers will love strolling through the lush park surrounding the property, which features a garden with fruit trees, vineyards and olive groves. If you just want to chill, you can choose between the outdoor swimming pool with a panoramic view of the lake and the brand new indoor pool. It has transparent walls overlooking the olive grove and is equipped with a waterfall and hydromassage. On the other hand, if you prefer an active holiday, the Resort offers you unique experiences. You can choose trips to the two islands of Lake Trasimeno, quad bike excursions, horse riding, hot air balloon flights and much more.Discover i Capricci di Merion❯
Borgobrufa SPA Resort
For a relaxing stay, we recommend Borgobrufa, located near Perugia. With a wellness area of 3000 square metres, the hotel is the largest SPA Resort in Umbria. The structure offers you wellness paths with outdoor and indoor pools, saunas, relaxation areas, and much more during your stay. Moreover, Borgobrufa will delight you with the delicacies of its panoramic restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Menu options range from regional to Mediterranean and international cuisine. In addition, the hotel also offers a selection of locally produced agricultural products, such as wines and oils.Discover Borgobrufa❯
Valle di Assisi Hotel
Valle di Assisi Hotel, Spa & Golf is a 4-star resort located just a few kilometres from the centre of Assisi, immersed in a majestic seventy-hectare expanse of greenery surrounded by vines, olive trees and colourful orchards. The impressive structure offers many facilities. Indeed, the complex is home to various types of accommodation, a restaurant serving regional cuisine, a Wellness Centre of over 700 square metres and a Golf Club, where you can play several sports. Valle di Assisi Hotel is also one of the largest conference centres in Umbria. Finally, its strategic location, just a short distance from the most beautiful regional destinations, makes it the ideal place for a comfortable stay in the heart of Umbria.Discover Valle di Assisi Hotel❯
Park Hotel ai Cappuccini
In the splendid town of Gubbio, amidst nature and ancient history, lies the Park Hotel ai Cappuccini. This former 17th-century convent has been skilfully renovated to respect the original architectural layout and create a maximum harmony with modern forms. The hotel is set in a breathtaking landscape. The large park surrounding the structure makes it a perfect location for meetings and weddings and the Marc Méssegué offering, destined to enhance the Cappuccini Wellness & Spa proposals further. Park Hotel ai Cappuccini is the only location in Italy to offer this programme created by the herbal therapist of the same name. It follows a precise wellness path involving diet, physiotherapy and aesthetics.Discover Park Hotel ai Cappuccini❯
Il Castello di Monterone
Thanks to an ambitious project, an ancient castle has been transformed into a beautiful and exclusive hotel in Umbria. Castello di Monterone is an accommodation facility that retains all the charm of a medieval estate dating back to the 11th century. Located just 3 km from the centre of Perugia, this fantastic property is surrounded by the green Umbrian hills. It overlooks natural panoramic terraces with views of the beautiful valley below. The current appearance of the castle is due to the final extension in 1886, and its rooms still preserve antiques. However, the structure offers all the comforts of a modern hotel. The Spa and the delicious cuisine offered by the restaurant are two perfect examples.Discover Castello di Monterone❯