Panoramic swimming pools a few minutes from Florence
A plunge into beauty through these addresses surrounded by greenery!
Does the summer city heat plague you and you dream of a cool shelter where you can jump into the 'scenic' waters? Never mind going to the sea! Here are the addresses near Florence where you can immerse yourself in beauty and relaxation, strictly by the pool!
Belmond Villa San Michele
Via Doccia, 4 - Fiesole
ph. +39 055 567 8200
Fancy a panoramic plunge into one of the city's most beautiful views? The panoramic pool on a grassy plateau above the Villa's gardens is waiting for you! A perfect place to daydream, relax and feel on holiday even in your own city. The pool is only open to hotel guests.
Villa La Massa
Via della Massa, 24 - Candeli
ph. +39 055 62611
Overlooking the Arno River, with an unforgettable view of the Chianti hills, immersed in a ten-hectare park that is an oasis of peace and privacy, Villa La Massa is the right place to enjoy all the beauty of your Tuscan summer, pampered by the marvellous services on offer, including a fabulous heated swimming pool.
Relais Villa Olmo
Via Imprunetana per Tavarnuzze 19 - Impruneta (FI)
ph. +39 055 2311311
By the pool among the olive trees. Just 20 minutes from Florence on the Impruneta hill stands Relais Villa Olmo, an exquisite Boutique Hotel with twelve elegant units including villas with private pool, suites and rooms. The Relais has a panoramic swimming pool for all guests as well as the Diadema Wine Bar & Restaurant, overlooking the olive grove and the entire Tuscan countryside. The perfect place to cool off on hot days. The pool is also open to the outdoors, and Monday to Friday entry costs €65 (choice of two courses and dessert), while dinner costs €90 per person (starter, first course, main course and dessert); for the weekend the cost is €90 for both lunch and dinner. They do not take reservations well in advance, but only the morning or at the latest the evening before.
Fonte De' Medici
Via Santa Maria a Macerata, 31 - Montefiridolfi (FI)
ph. +39 055 8244700
Fonte de' Medici is a hamlet dating back to the 1400s, in the heart of the Chianti Classico area, surrounded by the vineyards of the Antinori family, which produces some of its best-known wines in this area: Tignanello and Solaia. It owes its name to a fountain at which pilgrims refreshed themselves during the journey from Florence to Rome. And speaking of water, don't miss the swimming pool elegantly set among the Chianti vineyards. It is also open to outside guests with the purchase of an online package that includes the endorsement of one of the rooms and a sunset aperitif with a tasting of 3 wines at the restaurant.
Borgo I Vicelli
Via Roma, 588 - Bagno A Ripoli (FI)
ph. +39 055 699003
On the hills of Florence, a country chic relais in Tuscany nestled in the Chianti region, the perfect destination for evocative days in search of well-being and happiness. Among the wonderful services offered is a swimming pool in the centre of a 17-hectare estate, mainly planted with olive trees and bordered by woods. The pool is reserved for guests of the facility, but there are special openings (call for more information on this).
Villa Olmi Firenze
Via del Crocifisso del Lume, 18
Via degli Olmi, 4/6 - Bagno a Ripoli (FI)
ph. +39 055 637710
A context in perfect balance between history, as told by the walls of the 18th-century villa, and modernity, in the services offered. An optimal compromise between the city, the historical centre of Florence is only 4 km away, and the country atmosphere recalled by the park and lush gardens in which Villa Olmi is set. The swimming pool is reserved for the guests of the facility.