So far 2013 has shown an increasing trend toward multigenerational family travel with Italy ranked as the top destination for family and romantic getaways. For clients seeking to jump on the band wagon, recommend a trip to Florence where families can rent out the Lungarno Collection’s Villa Le Rose. This six suite villa can accommodate up to twelve guests and offers conveniences such as air-conditioning, wireless Internet, laundry facilities, and luggage assistance upon check-in and check-out.
In addition to the master Baldacchino Suite and the five other suites, Villa Le Rose also features the Salla delle Feste salon, a ballroom for up to 200 guests, a swimming pool, library, dining and living room and kitchen. The house has a waiter, butler and housekeeper on staff, as well as the villa's newly appointed Michelin Star chef Donatella Zampoli, and her culinary team who prepare three meals daily. As another dining option, guests can take advantage of Lungarno Collection services including Borgo San Jacopo restaurant, or Fusion Bar & Grill.
Vespas are now available for guests looking to get out of the house and explore the surrounding Certosa hills or the city of Florence. For those more interested in what the house has to offer, take advantage of exclusive cooking classes with Chef Zampoli. Other recommended activities include: a guided, private tour of the nearby Ducati and Lamborghini factories; private wine cellar tastings in the Chianti countryside; hunting excursions with necessary equipment provided; and Lungarno Collection spa services at the White Iris Beauty by Daniela Steiner.
Weekly rates at Villa le Rose begin at just under $35,000. Villa le Rose is offering a 15% seasonal discount on all villa rentals booked before April 30.