PORTO ERCOLE (above the coastline of Monte Argentario overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea.)
Hotel Il Pellicano
“Once you stay at this stunning property, there is no reason to leave the grounds” say many guests. Opened in 1964, this magnificent 5-star hotel has been entertaining guests like Jackie Kennedy, Lee Radziwill, Charlie Chaplin, Sophia Loren, Gianni Agnelli and other European and American royalty and celebrities for years. Featuring cottages, suites and deluxe rooms in the main hotel building that can accommodate 100 guests, the grounds and gardens, seaside deck, beach for ocean swimming, pool, spa, and gym are spectacular. The Michelin-starred restaurant dining room is a large veranda overlooking the sea opening onto a terrace facing the garden. Cooking and cocktail mixing classes are available. Golf, tennis (grass court), boating and water sports are also offered. Check out the hotel app: Il Pellicano Travel Guide, where guests recommend their favorite places around the world.