Headwater's Gourmet Getaways have been specially designed for people with a passion for fine food and wine. Our selection of hand-picked gourmet hotels include our favourite destinations for a gourmet break. In all cases, the chefs are renowned for their gastronomic cuisine, and their menus rely heavily on seasonal, locally grown produce. We can tailor-make your stay to fit in with the number of days you have available, so these breaks are ideal for a weekend break or a longer holiday.
Below is our range of gourmet break hotels
Click on the appropriate hotel title for full details, take a look at our activities section for further information about our short hotel breaks or use the links on the right.
Relais Villa Acquaviva
The Relais Villa Acquaviva is a haven of relaxation nestled within acres of vineyards and olive groves in the shadow of the lovely village of Montemerano.
Valentina and Serafino the owners have spent the past twenty years renovating the Villa and today it is an immaculate hotel. The Villa's bedrooms are located within two buildings, one known as the “hotel” and the other as the “agriturismo”.
All rooms are ensuite and individually decorated in a traditional Tuscan style, with slate floors and wrought iron furniture.
The hotel has extensive grounds where you can relax during the daytime, as well as a lovely outdoor pool with jacuzzi and tennis courts. For complete relaxation, massages are also available on request.
Hotel type: Gourmet
Rating: 4 Acorn
Please call for prices and booking information
Relais Villa d’Amelia
The Relais Villa d'Amelia is a luxuriously restored 19C family villa (and a member of the 'Small Luxury Hotels of the World'), just outside the Alta Langa village of Benevello.
The Villa d'Amelia has 37 ensuite rooms including three suites (one of which is located within the old chapel!) decorated in a modern style with neutral paints and dark leather and beech furnishings.
The hotel also boasts a central courtyard with sofas and chairs for relaxing outside, and a stunning lounge area complete with a grand piano!
Facilities at the hotel include a sauna, jacuzzi, Turkish bath, and lovely outdoor swimming pool.