Oasyhotel: A nature retreat in Tuscany

Nestled deep within the forest-peppered hillsides of Tuscany’s Appenini mountains lies a new nature-immersive retreat. Oasyhotel - stemming from the Italian word for ‘oasis’ – is set on a sweeping 100-hectare reserve, protected in partnership with WWF. The estate is home to a thriving expanse of woodland, with treetops towering into the sky, the soundtrack of birdsong and winding trails to explore.

Following her recent visit to the boutique hotel, our product and marketing manager Shana shares why this enchanting escape is a must for wellness retreats in Tuscany.

Private lodge | Retreats in Tuscany, Italy
Private lodges with a view at Oasyhotel, Italy

Italy is famed for its hearty dining, rolling vineyards and charming towns and cities steeped in history. But aside from the renowned destinations in northern Italy, such as Rome, Florence and Lake Como, I was eager to find a retreat off-the-beaten track, where the air is free of pollution and the surrounding space allows the mind to fully reset. This is where Oasyhotel in Tuscany steps in.

An eco-friendly retreat in Italy

On the highest point of a private reserve, Oasyhotel is a retreat with purpose, with the mission to protect the flora and fauna, as well as supporting Oasy Dynamo – a remarkable camp for disabled children and their families. Each element of the hotel has been carefully considered to support environmental, social and economic sustainability, from the hyper-local produce served at the restaurants to the camera traps placed around the reserve to track wildlife populations and movement.

The 16 spacious private lodges, each with its own terrace overlooking the mountains, present a beautiful opportunity for a private or group retreat. These boast a calming sanctuary with simplistic Scandinavian-inspired designs and wide spaces to lap up the morning rays with a c