Il Bottaccio is an elegant hotel and a superb restaurant created around a seventeenth century water-powered olive mill transformed into an oasis of refinement and serenity. This aristocratic rural retreat stands isolated in the hills of Montignoso, enjoying both the reflection of the Mediterranean Sea and the peace of Apuanian Alps. The village is overlooked by the impressive ruins of the Aghinolfi Castle, masters of this county in 1202.
The Hospitality provided by the Bottaccio to its gourmand travellers matches the quality of its cuisine. The freedom of the guests and the respect for their habits and privacy is paramount. Large spaces with open views on the greenery complement the very large private suites, whose name is different for each one of them, as well as different is the character of the atmosphere.
These are spacious, individually furnished and cared for in every minute detail. The 18th century pieces dotted in the suites sensually blend with prestigious contemporary furnishing. Il Bottaccio successfully blends the charm of a country mansion with the pleasure of refined catering and the luxury of absolute peace.
The bathroom is lined with ceramics from Vietri, has a full wall mirror and comes with a small loft with a private gym.
Dining DIANA HALL
In this place of the old mill blend charm and discretion. Here the love for the elegance, the purpose of providing a perfect experience for every guest, is expressed with the characteristics of absolute originality.
The wonderful blend of furnishings and furniture from the 600 and 700 pieces of the best contemporary design gives a unique character to "Diana Hall" whose name is inspired by the imposing painting, a masterpiece of Nicholas Children, which helps to give 'environment, its magical and seductive atmosphere.
Dining - POOL ROOM
The evocative "lounge by the pool" - heart of the Bottaccio complex, houses the main body of the restaurant in a perfect symphony of elements Played Between the pool lying at the room's center, the giant wooden trusses flying high above, and the oversized glass and Marching down wooden portals Both Sides. The lush green garden offers a welcome frame and canvas for the many sculptures gracing Both the inside and out of this exotic and unforgettable place.
The Art of living and making of oneself a masterpiece. The Bottaccio has created an oasis of being around this philosophy – a Health and Beauty Spa for believers that the body and spirit are reflections of one another, that a healthy body creates a healthy world, and that the two should be nurtured and cared for together. Its very name, ‘Otzium,’ springs from the Latin word for ‘not doing’ – ‘ozio’. Here, stripped of every role, and abandoning every identification with the clamour of daily life, time is suspended, and the body begins to dream again, in contact with the truest and most sincere part of itself. This is the real wealth, the only luxury. The mastery of the masseuse, the aromatherapy and chromo-therapy, are elements of a personally prescribed wellness path that culminates in the rare and unique Hammam - the original Turkish Bath - jewel of hundreds of years of careful study and knowledge of the secrets of the body. Crossing the threshold of the world of Otzium, you are enriched with its subtle food of perceptions, sensations and emotions, and are enabled to close every internal distance, to take life back into your hands, and to become again responsible for being healthy, happy and free – your natural birth rights.
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