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There are big changes happening in a woman's life by becoming a mother. Being responsible and selfless for your family and baby can be tiring, especially if you are a first time mom. From Dolce Mama's own experience as mothers, they created this holiday to let you unwind, gain back the shape and strength in your body, make amazing memories with your little ones, indulge in Italian food and hospitality, meet new friends from all around the world, and most importantly, leave feeling relaxed.
The maximum participants in the group is 11.
During this retreat, you will be staying at Villa Cantone, set in an amazing location in the south-east of Tuscany. With around 200 days of sunshine a year, Tuscany is a very desirable holiday location. The villa is located in hills of Alpe della Luna, 1 km above lower Tiber Valley, 20 minutes walk away from Sansepolcro town. This serene and remote location is perfect for relaxing holiday. The villa is surrounded by private lush park and garden that provide intimacy and absolute privacy for the mums as well as the possibility to enjoy enchanting walks and relaxing afternoons outside. Moms and little guests will definitely enjoy the heated swimming pool divided into children's and adult pool, with maximum depth 1,60m. It's well equipped with sun chairs, umbrellas, towels, pool toys, swim floats, and armbands. A baby pool can also be set up in the garden for more fun games in the sun. Villa is also well equipped with baby cots, high chairs, baby bath, and everything else you and your little one would possibly need. Dolce Mama believes in balance in every mother's life, where beauty meets practical. You can choose your type of room, depending on your needs or how much you want to spend.
There is a lounge area for kids to play, kitchen, indoor dining room, terrace with dining table and outside pizza oven, a heated swimming pool equipped with lounge chairs and umbrellas. There will be a daily refreshment of rooms. If you would like to change your sheets or fresh towels, please let Dolce Mama know.
Double bedroom with shared bathroom, which you will share with one more bedroom. Rooms are located in upper level of the villa.
Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom is perfect for one mother and one child. One is located on ground floor and two more on the first floor of the villa.
Triple room with en-suite bathroom is perfect for two adults and up to two children, or mother with two children. Two are located on the first floor and one on the second floor. All rooms feature WIFI, TV, hairdryer, toiletries, towels, etc.
This yoga retreat is for mothers and kids from three months and up. Come along with your kids or take your sister, best friend, or mother with you. On this holiday, a wide range of activities is offered to help you relax, explore, and experience the best what Tuscany has to offer. Imagine starting your morning with yoga practice outside with a postcard view of Tuscan hills, where you feel like you have the world at your feet then relaxing in our private SPA with massage, thermal Jacuzzi, sauna, and hammam, while your little ones are being entertained and engaged in different activities by the carers.
Depending on the age of your kids, there will be different carers and entertainment. Babies will be looked after in the villa, toddlers will enjoy playing outside in the Indian TeePee tent, forest explorer group, coloring books, games, singing, kids yoga, and many more. Afterwards, you will have lunch spend the afternoon relaxing by the pool, enjoying the visit to local town Sansepolcro, bonding with your kids, exploring local towns, getting treatment or massage, visiting thermal hot springs, or just relaxing. Share your experiences and impressions with other moms from all around the world over dinner back in the villa, prepared by the private chef.
However, you are welcome to rent your own car to explore things at your own pace if you wish. Don’t worry if you have never tried yoga before. You can start practicing anytime. The experienced instructor will make sure you get the right amount of exercise. Activities are not compulsory, so if you feel like skipping one or two it's allowed. However, no refunds can be issued based on that. Babysitting is included from morning yoga session, approximately at 09:00 until lunchtime at around 12:30.
Town on Sansepolcro is 20 minutes walk away with plenty of cafes, shops, museums. There are also good bus connections to other towns and villages in the valley. The scenic town of Anghiari is 15 minutes bus drive away. Feel free to explore the area at your own pace. The shopping trip to Val di Chiana outlet can also be arranged.
The beautiful home of Dolce Mama is located in newly refurbished Villa Cantone, which consists of the main villa and private SPA building. It is in Sansepolcro municipality, Arezzo region.
As one of the experiences of this holiday, Dolce Mama wants the guests to explore the local cuisine. The food will be bought fresh and locally. All of you and your babies' meals are included in the price, whether eating in or out. There is a private chef in the villa, but you will also enjoy lunch out in local winery and also in a local family-owned restaurant.
The Italian food is well known all around the world and Dolce Mama is confident to say that it is the one of the most popular. Who doesn’t like to indulge in a delicious pasta plate or gelato? There are 20 regions in Italy and every one of them have their typical dishes and signature foods. Big part of Tuscan cuisine are cheese and meats, all kinds of them. Salami and proscuttio, pecorino and stracchino, and you almost have learned Italian!
Of course, all the fresh olive oil and wine there is produced locally. Make sure you participate in the cooking class, where real Italian mamma will teach you to make various pasta dishes, tiramisu, and other classics, so you can continue in your own kitchen and surprise your loved ones at home. Don’t forget the wine, it’s also included. There is no denial, some days it’s the juice that keeps you going.
Imagine an evening where you and other moms sharing your baby stories by a glass or two. Everyone knows that it can go on for a while. Dolce Mama is happy to accommodate your dietary requirements. Please send them an inquiry.
There are other activities at separate cost like mountain biking, off-roading with jeep, archery, fishing in nearby lake, night in tree house
One facial treatment (cleansing, purifying mask, and face massage) and relaxing back massage are included in the retreat price. There are other treatments available at an additional charge. Unlimited use of SPA and gym facilities included. SPA consists of thermal Jacuzzi, sauna, hammam, emotion shower. The gym has the treadmill, exercise bike. Face mask service and detox teas always available in SPA.
Please book your flight to arrive at Florence Airport, Peretola (FLR), Pisa International Airport (PSA), or Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Dolce Mama retreats will pick you up from the airport at designated times. Please contact them before booking any flights to arrange the best pick up time.
All of the three airports are served by budget airlines such as Norwegian Air, Ryanair, Vueling, SAS, KLM, and British Airways. You can fly directly from all major cities of Europe, from Stockholm, London, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, or Berlin. If for some reason you need to be picked up in Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO) or Milan - Malpensa Airport (MXP), some additional fee will be charged.
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