Relais La Corte dei Papi Hotel Spa & Restaurant (Cortona)

Eastern Tuscany, Arezzo, and Cortona, Italy

  • Deluxe Spa Suite
  • Exclusive Suite Spa
  • Exclusive Suite Spa
  • Exclusive Spa Suite
  • Exclusive Suite Spa
  • Exclusive Suite Spa
  • Lounge Bar

Under the Tuscan Sun is this 5 star Luxury accomodation - just a few kilometers from Cortona, in Tuscany, in a small valley surrounded by wonderful hills, you will find La Corte dei Papi Relais, an oasis of peace and quiet for people searching for traditions and looking to be overcome with the ancient flavors of good food and surrounded by the comfort of an elegant “Vintage house” in the Tuscany countryside.  Il La Corte Dei Papi Relais is an ancient country house dating back to 1700 where ancient traditions and luxury gather together to offer our guests a wonderful experience of relaxation and wellness. Wonderful suites for wellness, an excellent restaurant and a warm and genuine hospitality will make your stay unforgettable.This country house is owned by the Papi family, passed down from generation to generation, and has been currently restored by David and his mother Gabriella with love and respect of the ancient structure, restoring all of the original elements, and preserving the history and its origin. David and Gabriella dream's was to transform their house, rich of history and memories, into a romantic luxury hotel, where guests can feel like they are at home, and are surrounded by warmth and hospitality throughout their stay.

The Relais La Corte dei Papi is a country house surrounded by a beautiful park, rich in flowers, olive trees and pines, and in its center hosts a wonderful swimming pool and the striking restaurant, from which you can appreciate the beauty and the quiet if our valley's. Relais La Corte Dei Papi is an exclusive luxury hotel with spa and restaurant, lying in one of the most picturesque corners of Tuscany, amid the spectacular countryside of Cortona. This is one of those very special places to spend an unforgettable and incredibly romantic holiday in Tuscany. Lying under the Tuscan sun in Cortona, the location itself is so convenient, as the Relais is set upon the magnificent hills all surrounding the medieval hill town of Cortona, one of the most beautiful and romantic villages of Tuscany and Italy, and the one with the most wonderful panorama. Being on the border between Tuscany and Umbria, Cortona boasts a strategic location that makes it the perfect base to explore some of the best sights of Italy: Florence, Siena, Arezzo, Montepulciano, the Val d’Orcia and its lovely hill towns, the wonderful Trasimeno Lake, Perugia, and many other hidden gems.

Frances Mayer, famous American writer, tells about the beauty and charm of Cortona in her novel “Under the Tuscan Sun”, that has made Cortona a very popular destination for holidays in Tuscany. Relais La Corte Dei Papi is a beautiful refined country house, dating from the late eighteenth century, that has been wonderfully renovated with love and passion by the Papi family. This property is enchanting, a real oasis of peace and tranquility, ideal for all wishing to relax enjoying all the comforts of a refined and luxurious Country Resort immersed in the magical atmosphere of the scenic Tuscan countryside.
The restaurant, in the ancient cellar of the farmhouse, serves excellent food with traditional Tuscan specialties, like home-made bread, hand-made pasta, irresistible cakes, and many other delicacies. The ambience is very warm and elegant. It is the perfect place for a unique vacation dedicated to relaxation and well- being. The farmhouse has a wonderful swimming pool, surrounded by a wide verdant park, rich in flowers, olive groves and pine trees.


All the rooms and suites of this wonderful luxury hotel with Spa, in Cortona, are very elegant, spacious and equipped with any possible comfort you may desire. The Suites Spa are particularly special as they are dedicated to wellness and ultimate luxury, they have an exclusive “Private Spa” to enjoy uninterrupted relaxation; great for a romantic escape.

The Deluxe rooms offer a intimacy and relaxation. Bright and comfortable, they present warm and elegant furniture; the refined linens and the antique furniture create a romantic and relaxing atmosphere.

The Deluxe Cottages are located in the ancient granary and the small stable. They were restored and transformed in two romantic Deluxe cottages, particularly suitable for those who seek ultimate privacy. These wonderful cottages are in the middle of the garden and are provided with independent entrances and a private garden. Nature flows inside each cottage, with flowers and decorations, and bathrooms with a Jacuzzi that grant moments of absolute relaxation

The Suites are very elegant and spacious rooms, consisting of a large sitting room with a comfortable sofa and armchairs, and a bedroom furnished with elegance and style, and an ensuite spacious bathroom with shower or bath tub.

Deluxe Spa Suites are wonderful suites for your wellness including a private Spa for 2 people with a Turkish bath equipped with 4 multi-sensory showers with aromatherapy, chromotherapy and music therapy. You have the option of choosing 4 different sensory paths and a big Jacuzzi for 2 people. There is also a cozy corner sitting room. Suites are on the ground floor with a private garden. They are spacious and comfortable, about 65 square meters.
The Deluxe Spa Suite, “La Terrazza," includes all the luxuries mentioned above with the addition of a large terrace with a spectacular view on Cortona and on the Tuscan countryside; a solarium and a beautiful flowered gazebo for a romantic dinner by candle-light in the complete privacy of your suite!

Exclusive Spa Suites are the largest suites, measuring approximately 85 square meters. One of these exclusive suites is a two-level floor plan with the spa, sitting room and private garden on the ground level and the bedroom with a King four-poster bed on the second level.

The restaurant is in the old cellar of the country house. A romantic area, characterized by stone walls, a timber roof and terracotta floors. The menu offers a wide selection of Tuscany specialties, together with modern and gourmet preparations.The chef and his staff personally prepare all the dishes, including bread, pasta and desserts, as well as the products of the breakfast, such as cakes, home-made pies and fruit marmalades. Each recipe is perfected with the quality and freshness of its ingredients, and the elegant presentation of the plate by the friendly service. In summertime, the restaurant is moved near the swimming pool, surrounded by an expansive park, full of flowers and pines, from which you can enjoy the quiet and the magic atmosphere of the Tuscan countryside

While staying at Relais la Corte dei Papi, guests have the pleasure to enjoy its exclusive services; from cooking classes, wine tastings and wine tours with private driver, to exclusive luxury tours in a Ferrari or Maserati! What a location to hold the wedding of your dreams.

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Special Amenities for our Customers include:

  • - Welcome Note from the Owner in room at client’s arrival
  • - Welcome Prosecco in room at client’s arrival
  • - Fresh Fruit in room at client’s arrival
  • - Early Check-in upon availability
  • - Late Check-out upon availability
  • - Free Parking
  • - Free Wi-Fi

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