The Hotel Augustus, renowned for its traditional reserve, is in sharp contrast to the many hotels competing to advertise their famous guests. Hidden away in its own grounds, deep in a pinewood in the most elegant part of Forte dei Marmi, this extensive hotel complex managed by Nino Maschietto and his family extends to its own exclusive beach via a private underpass, the only one of its kind in Versilia. Hotel Augustus consists of three buildings and seven villas. The Main Building is the heart of the hotel, offering the style and the furnishings of an exclusive residence. This part of the complex has a restaurant, an American bar and 32 rooms, most of which have a balcony and a park view. The New Wing, called "La Nave" (the ship) is located behind the Main Building. It has been designed and realized according to modern hotel criteria. In its utmost quiet "La Nave" offers 26 large rooms, all with a spacious balcony facing the park and most of which are equipped with 2 bathrooms. The Augustus Lido is the part of the hotel closest to the sea. Formerly the holiday residence of the Agnelli family, this charming villa features its original decoration and antique furniture. It has been completely refurbished but it still keeps the exclusive and welcoming atmosphere of an elegant mansion. The family villas set in the grounds of the complex provide yet another attractive alternative for guests. Completely refurbished, equipped with air conditioning and sitting room, these accommodations offer a sojourn in complete privacy with all the comforts of a luxury hotel. The villas differ in size and range from a minimum of 2 bedrooms up to 6 bedrooms. The largest ones can be divided in two separate apartments. Last but not least, besides the hotel's private beach there is a large heated swimming pool set amidst the greenery of the large green areas of the Hotel Augustus, and the club house "Bambaissa" for private functions and candle-lit dinners.
The AUGUSTUS HOTEL & RESORT, 5-star hotels in Forte dei Marmi, is set in a spectacular landscape between the coast of fine sand and dense pine forests enclosed by the circle of the Apuan Alps.
Immersed in a lush private park, this luxury hotel in Forte dei Marmi is composed of Villa Pesenti, by ship, modern structure with large balconies with spectacular views towards the mountains, seven villas with treatment suites, from Hotel Augustus Lido, former Villa Agnelli, and the private Augustus Beach with stylish seaside restaurant, accessible through an exclusive use underpass.
Guests have two heated swimming pools, one in gardens and on the beach with Jacuzzi, two restaurants, two lounge bars, day spa and fitness room, craft and wi-fi, because you have all the comfort during your stay the Augustus Hotel & Resort.
In Florence in 1200 the Dominicans of Santa Maria Novella began to study and test the properties of herbs, grown in the gardens adjacent to the convent. The preparations obtained in this way (drugs, balms and ointments) were initially intended for small infirmary of the monastery. In 1612 Fra Angiolo Marchissi opened to the public pharmacy, receiving the Grand Duke of Tuscany, the honor to bear the title: "Foundry of His Royal Highness." Today Officina Profumo - Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella perpetual renewing the tradition, using natural ingredients of the highest quality and following the traditional methods of the Dominican fathers materials, but at the same time investing in research and in the formulation of cutting-edge products.
Besides the pleasure of enjoying the beaches, the hotel offers many other activities. The Costa Dorada has several sites of historical and cultural interest such as the medieval monasteries of Poblet, Santes Creus and Scala Dei, inside, in addition to Tarragona, the capital's cultural, intellectual and economic life of southern Catalonia considered for World Heritage UNESCO for its Tarraco Archaeological Site, which dates from Roman times. It has recently been designated to host the Mediterranean Games in 2017.
For 20 years, enjoy another great attraction that has driven the area: Port Aventura, a theme park that has become a major leisure complex compound today in the park, water park, golf courses, a convention center, a beach club, and several hotels.
The Day Spa is managed by Angelo Caroli. Located on the ground floor of La Nave, you can relax in the garden or work out in the super modern TECHNOGYM. Personalised service and a wide range of treatments are available from our highly qualified team of specialists. If you prefer, you can request to have the same treatments on the beach.
Forte dei Marmi is much more than a seaside resort. Set between mountain and sea, every kind of sport is possible from sailing, windsurf and waterskiing to tennis, golf, football, horseriding and trekking in the Apuan Alps. Bicycles are the best way to get around. There is a wide range of shopping from small boutiques to local arts and crafts. It’s nightlife is famous throughout Tuscany.
Due to the strategic location of Forte dei Marmi , it is easy to reach all of the major cultural centres of Tuscany and the Versilian coast; Florence at 90 km., Lucca and Pisa at 30 km, Siena at 150 km, whereas Lerici, Porto Venere and Cinque Terre can be reached directly by sea.
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