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Italy with Bébés

Italy with Bébés

Italy is the perfect first introduction to Europe for kids — with tons of activities and gorgeous scenery, the adventure and charm is endless! From unforgettable moments under the Tuscan sun to experiencing the romance in Venice, here's how to make the most of your Italian getaway with the kids included!


Four Seasons Hotel Firenze
Florence, Italy

Location Florence, Italy

Style Palatial Playground

Vibe Sophisticated Oasis

Rooms Tons of options for connecting rooms, but the most popular & cost-effective is connecting a Premier Room King + Premier Room Twin. Extra beds are complimentary! For a suite, opt for the Parlour!

Spa Home to the only hotel spa in the heart of Florence: 10 treatment rooms and every imaginable beauty and spa treatment, all using the iconic Officino Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella products. Kids & Teen treatment menu includes a Chocolate Hug (a chocolate massage!), a Mini Manicure & Pedicure, and a Florenteen Facial.

Facilities A seasonal outdoor pool, as well as a modern, well-equipped gym where personal training and yoga classes can be arranged. Outdoor sessions in the 11 acres of walled gardens can also be booked.

Restaurants 3 Restaurants & Bars - Authentic Tuscan Cuisine with Kids Menus

Highlights Kids Welcome Amenity - Pinocchio, Children's Spa Treatments, Playground & Special Kids Programs. The 11-acre walled garden, Giardino della Gherardesca, is a paradise for pint-sized people & parents alike.

The magic of Florence stays with kids for quite some time. The birth place of Pinocchio boasts the gorgeous Ponte Vecchio, Duomo, Antique Carousel in Piazza Republica, and the Boboli Gardens, to name a few. Activities for littles abound, with fashion classes for kids at Museo Gucci, pizza making, and gelato to savor at Grom. Florence is a must see city for families - and the Four Seasons Firenze, set in an ancient palazzo, leaves the whole family mesmerized. The perfectly refurbished architecture dates back 500 years - and we couldn’t get enough of this place! Pinocchio dolls await your little ones upon arrival, followed by vanilla gelato poolside. An on property playground and expansive gardens fit for a king and queen make this resort the absolute perfect place to return to after a sight seeing adventure with your kids.
— Sarah S.
 

ITK BÉBÉS BENEFITS:

  • Daily full American breakfast for two people per bedroom, served through In-Room Dining or in the hotel restaurant (including buffets)
  • Spa credit of USD100 once during stay (not applicable to products)
  • Upgrade of one category, based on availability at time of check-in (excluding signature suites, villas, and private residences)
  • Complimentary basic Internet in all guest rooms; complimentary premium Internet in all suites
 

ROSEWOOD CASTIGLION DEL BOSCO
Tuscany, Italy

Location Montalcino, Italy

Style Rustic Elegance

Vibe Laidback Luxury

Rooms Contemporary Classic, Villa-Style; Our favorite with the kids is the Pool View CdB Suite with option for connecting room

CdB Suite: All very spacious with a generous master bedroom with walk-in closet and living room, some with a guest bathroom.

Villa Suite: Very private option in the heart of the "Borgo". Located in a detached small Villa of the Borgo with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchenette, terrace, large private garden, wood burning oven and private entrance

Spa A haven of infinite serenity in earthy tones that features a menu of holistic La Prairie treatments

Facilities A heated infinity pool in a breathtaking setting, a small gym where yoga & pilates classes are held, tennis courts, football & bowls pitches,a cookery school, an organic Italian kitchen garden, and a winery with an enoteca (tasting room)

Restaurants 3 Restaurants & Bars - Authentic Tuscan Cuisine with Kids Menus

Highlights The Rose Buds for Children Kid's Club at Castiglion del Bosco goes above & beyond! While you take a cooking class of your own, the little ones (toddlers, included!) will also be taking a cooking class. The complimentary Kid's Club offers little guests a fun-filled itinerary each day, and features activities such as treasure hunts, painting against the breathtaking backdrop, swimming and tennis lessons, horseback riding and more! Private in-suite babysitting services is also available upon request.

A flawless resort set in the Tuscan countryside about an hour and half from Florence, this Rosewood property offers tons of activities for kids, including cooking, painting, and hiking. And the activities don’t stop with your mini-me’s - rest easy knowing they are in good hands while you enjoy a cooking class at La Canonica, or a Montalcino wine adventure. Each locally grown ingredient makes every single meal at Castiglion Del Bosco unforgettable. Make sure to stay over on a Sunday night for a traditional Tuscan family meal that you don’t want to miss - it’s hard to leave this place!
— Sarah S.
 

ITK BÉBÉS BENEFITS:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Tuscan or American breakfast daily, already included in rates - Breakfast for guests staying in Villa: pastry basket delivered every morning in Villa, or breakfast at the restaurant, upon reservation and availability.
  • $100 USD Equivalent Resort or Hotel credit, to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • For guests staying in Villa, 1 ready-to-eat dinner delivered in Villa on the arrival day
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
 

BELMOND HOTEL CIPRIANI
Venice, Italy

Location Venice, Italy

Style Luxury Old-World Venetian

Vibe Low-Key Elegance, Casual-Cool

Rooms In the Junior Suites, one extra bed can be added & in some Suites, two extra beds can be added. Extra bed & breakfast are complimentary for kids up to 12

Spa Relax & rejuvinate with spa and beauty treatments at Casanova Wellness Centre

Facilities Outdoor Olympic-size saltwater swimming pool, fitness centre, 24/7 boat service to and from our private dock at St Mark’s, red clay tennis court, a wooden motorboat, as well as access to 18-hole golf course Circolo Golf Venezia

Restaurants 6 Restaurants & Bars - home to some of the best dining in Venice. The Michelin-starred Oro Restaurant is truly romantic as it overlooks the lagoon; Cip's Club & Casual Dining options offers an option for everyone: from the waterside setting of Cip’s Club to the stunning selection of vintages at Enoteca, there's no shortage of good options!

Highlights From mid-May to mid-September, the hotel provides a supervised playroom. Activities include necklace and bag making, painting and crafts, balloon games, traditional Venetian mask making, picnics in the gardens or a pastry lesson with the chef. Children's pool, special children's Welcome Kit, a variety of children’s DVDs, sleepers and bathrobes, disposable bottles, cribs and high chairs, professional babysitting service upon request.

Water taxis. Piazza San Marco. Gelato. The Belmond Cipriani Venice is the perfect place for families to stay: complete with a kids club, duck pond, an Olympic sized outdoor pool—and, of course—pizza! Pro tip: take in some classic Italian fare at Cip’s Club while watching the sun set over Venice. Not a bad way to spend the day!
— Sarah S.
 

ITK BÉBÉS BENEFITS:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • American Breakfast for up to two in-room guests daily (buffet) served in restaurant or via room service
  • $100 USD Equivalent Food & Beverage credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full, to be utilized at the hotel restaurant for Lunch or Dinner)
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

Poolside Pleasures

Poolside Pleasures