Welcome to: Sandy & Phil!

New collaboration

It is with immense joy and pride that we herald the arrival of the extraordinary Sandy & Phil Ferretti to the enchanting Podere Val D'Orcia!

With accolades spanning the past 5 years, they've been recognized as TripAdvisor's #1 B&B in Montepulciano.

Moreover, they've achieved the pinnacle of excellence by clinching the coveted "Best of the Best" 2023 award, a prestigious accolade reserved for the top 1% of hotels worldwide.

Their remarkable journey has been highlighted on CBS Sunday Morning with Jane Pauley, and their expertise and warmth have graced the pages of Rick Steves' guidebooks for the past 5 years. Now, they bring their unparalleled love for Italy, their unwavering commitment to the community, and their dedication to providing guests with the epitome of luxurious vacations to Podere Val D'Orcia.

Immerse yourself in the lap of luxury at this new haven, where every detail is meticulously curated for your pleasure.

Sandy & Phil invite you to experience the epitome of indulgence, featuring a Tuscan Kitchen with a renowned chef, a spa sanctuary, and acres of breathtaking landscapes.

Join us in extending a warm and hearty welcome to Sandy & Phil as they embark on this exciting chapter at Podere Val D'Orcia. We are thrilled to be a part of this new era of luxury offerings, and we look forward to the unparalleled experiences that await you.

Recommended in all Rick Steve's “Italy” & “Florence & Tuscany” Guidebooks!

Total Tuscany: Wine, Food, and Fun!

Seven-day all-inclusive program with Sandy and Phil.

Join Sandy and Phil for an authentic exploration of wine, local cuisine and secret places! You will be introduced to the rich tapestry of Etruscan and Renaissance art, architecture, and history, as well as local customs and traditions. Savor the region’s signature wines, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Brunello di Montalcino, as you uncover Tuscany’s love affair with wine, food, and fun!

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Awards Section

The number one hotel in Montepulciano on TripAdvisor…

Sandy & Phil have won
Winner of TripAdvisor's 2023 "BEST OF THE BEST" Award!
This prestigious accolade celebrates the top 1% of hotels, B&Bs, and inns worldwide.
Additionally, we're proud to announce that we ranked #5 in Italy for the 2023 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best B&Bs and Inns!
"B&Bs and Inns – Italy - We award Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best to hotels with a high volume of above-and-beyond reviews and opinions from our community over a 12-month period. Each winner has passed our rigorous trust and safety standards. Fewer than 1% of TripAdvisor’s 8 million listings are awarded Best of the Best, signifying the highest level of excellence in hospitality. Congratulations to all the 2023 winners, and a big thanks to the travelers who made it possible. Below is the 2023 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best B&Bs and Inns, charming stays with that home-away-from-home feel." – TripAdvisor



"Travelers' Choice" is the new name of the "Certificate of Excellence"... is the same award!