New Tuscan Getaway

LACURE VILLAS OFFERS “EAT, DRINK, LUXURIATE” GETAWAY IN ITALY’S TUSCANY REGION

The Ultimate Villa Experience for Food-Lovers, Friends and Families

A love of fine food and wine is central to the Italian way of life. LaCURE Villas is offering travelers the chance to enjoy a food-filled “Eat, Drink, Luxuriate” Tuscan getaway with extravagant services, modern amenities, and luxurious accommodations at Santa Maria del Lago, a full-service villa located in the heart of Tuscany.

Perfect for destination celebrations, family gatherings or a foodie friend’s getaway,
the “Eat, Drink, Luxuriate” package is priced at €22,000 Euros (approx. $32,054 with
Euro at 1.46) per week for up to ten guests. The program, available for travel anytime,
must be booked by May 1, 2008. This pampering food-lovers getaway includes:

• Accommodations in five luxurious bedrooms with private bathrooms
• Private cooking demonstration in the villa’s large professional kitchen with a specialty
olive oil tasting and Tuscan wine sampling
• Four-course dinner prepared in the villa’s demonstration kitchen
• Breakfast each morning*
• Choice of lunch or dinner for group, daily for six days*
• Full staff including chef, maid and houseman for six days
• Full use of the house including grounds, heated swimming pool, private tennis court,
sauna and gym
• Daily housekeeping service for six days
• LaCURE Villas concierge service
• Souvenir keepsake photos

*Grocery costs to be billed separately

Located just five minutes from the charming and historic town of Lucca, Santa Maria del
Lago is a new offering from LaCURE Villas. Set hilltop, the villa offers scenic views,
spacious interiors, classic architecture and Tuscan furnishings. The ground floor offers a
formal foyer, large living room, terrace, library with telephone and fax, television room,
reading room, guest bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen. The lower level features a
large dining room with terrace, a large professional kitchen, a wine cellar and laundry
room. Seven spacious bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms are located on the first and
second floors. The villa is perfectly suited for today’s modern travelers as it offers a
wide range of amenities including Satellite TV, DVD players, air-conditioning, wireless
internet, fax, phone and computer equipment.

Unlike a resort stay, villa life is fully customized to guests’ schedule and desires. They
can do whatever, wherever, whenever. A local LaCURE concierge can pre-stock
groceries, arrange transfers, coordinate sightseeing activities and much more.

Guests booking this getaway can also take advantage of a full array of optional local
excursions including day tours of Tuscany, the Chianti Countryside, Sienna and Southern
Tuscany including Montepulciano. All of these privately led excursions include lunch and
behind the scene visits to some of Tuscany’s best kept culinary secrets. In addition,
travelers can partake in numerous food-related festivals, musical events and other area
activities including: Festival of the White Truffle, the Polenta Festival, Maggio Musicale
Fiorentino, Pinoccio’s Birthday and numerous historical parades.

ABOUT LACURE
LaCURE, renowned as The Experience Company®, has 28 years’ expertise in arranging
luxurious getaways for discerning travelers in private villas, castles, farmhouses and
stately homes in Europe, North Africa, Mexico, the Caribbean and the Americas. A five-
year American Express Platinum and Centurion Card Villa Partner, LaCURE is renowned
for its extraordinary service and hands-on concierge team. The company’s distinguished
portfolio includes The Da Vinci Code’s Chateau de Villette in Versailles; Roaring Pavilion
Villa & Spa on James Bond Beach in Jamaica; Betsey Johnson’s Betseyville near
Zihuatanejo; a Medici-family palazzo on a 1,000-acre estate in Tuscany and Merv
Griffin’s St. Clerans Manor House in Ireland.

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