Belmond Villa San Michele

Location: Florence & Tuscany | Italy

Price guide: £££££ £350-£500 per person per night

The sweetheart of Exsus, you can’t help but fall head over heels for Belmond Villa San Michele. Radiating romance, this former monastery has stunning terraced gardens brimming with roses and lemon trees, a 15th-century façade designed by Michelangelo and breathtaking views across Florence and the Arno Valley. Villa San Michele melts our hearts every time.
Perfect forLovers of all that is Italian.
In the knowFor the ultimate in Italian decadence, the Limonaia suite, in the convent's former orangery in the hotel's gardens, has its own plunge pool and waterfall as well as spectacular views.

Recommended for...

  • Food & Wine
  • Honeymoon
  • Romantic
  • Setting & Views

Hotel Overview


Belmond Villa San Michele has a spectacular hilltop location with magnificent views of Florence below, which is only a 15-minute drive away.

Rooms at Belmond Villa San Michele

The luxurious rooms and suites are each unique, with king-sized beds, elegant antiques, spacious Carrara marble bathrooms and terraces with panoramic views.

Food and facilities

During the day, have a leisurely alfresco Tuscan lunch on the terrace of the Loggia restaurant, or linger over fine food and refreshing cocktails by the pool. In the evenings, head to the cosy cloister bar. After sampling the cuisine, you may want to try your hand at Italian cooking: the world-renowned cookery school offers a variety of courses to suit every budding chef.

Activities at Belmond Villa San Michele

Florence is a city teeming with stunning architecture, history, art and fashion, and begs to be explored. After some sightseeing, have a drink on one of the pretty piazzas. Back at the hotel, relax by the pool and soak up the sun and the panoramic views.

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