Mosquitoes. Take your spray!
We are a family of four who like our home comforts and enjoy exploring new places, restaurants, and relaxing. This was a perfect location for us in many ways: the apartment was spotlessly clean and comfortable; It is ideally placed a short drive away from Montalcino and within easy driving distance of other locations; Laura in the hotel was enormously helpful, booking restaurants for us, giving us tips, and taking us on the tour of the cellars and wine tasting; breakfast was magnificent, with fresh fruit, bread, cakes, pastries, meats, cheeses, and yoghurt - and it was different every day; the pool isn't heated but it didn't need to be in the weather that we had - it lovely to swim in, both before breakfast and in the afternoon, and the rows of sun loungers were very comfortable with plenty of shade; the hotel is relatively small so the pool was never crowded; there are separate air conditioning units in each of the bedrooms of the apartment and the free wifi throughout the hotel was reliable. Self-catering facilities are a little basic, but that suited us since we wanted to try a selection of restaurants in Montalcino and the surrounding area.