-To coincide with the grand opening of the new course the luxury resort invites guests to indulge in luxury accommodations, spa treatments, delicious cuisine and golf with a special package-

Located in the heart of Tuscany 's spectacular Maremma region, Terme di Saturnia Spa & Golf Resort announces the opening of the second nine holes of the new golf course, bringing an expertly designed championship golf course to the region. To coincide with the course's grand opening the luxury resort invites avid and novice golfers alike to experience the game under the Tuscan sun while enjoying the very best of Terme di Saturnia with its exclusive Golf Package, available now through December 24, 2008. Package rates start at €1,697 or $2,682* per person for a four-night stay.

Set upon 247 acres adjacent to the resort, each of the 18 holes was expertly designed by internationally renowned architect, Ronald Fream, who also worked with Oakhurst Country Club in California and Ritz Carlton Resort in Bali . Each hole, which was designed to challenge the more advanced player while remaining enjoyable for the novice sportsman, features various approaches that allow golfers to take in the spectacular Tuscan setting. As golfers play through the course they will take in the poetic panoramas provided by the nearby medieval villages of Saturnia, Montemerano and Poggio Murella with Monte Amiata as its backdrop. Further, the surrounding countryside is cultured with wheat, sunflowers, oats and olive groves "“ transforming the game into an experience for all the senses.

With the Terme di Saturnia's Golf Package golfers will enjoy deluxe accommodations in the resort's luxurious junior suites. In addition, they can experience two rounds of golf on the impressive course and receive a one-hour private lesson with the resort's private golf instructor. Following a day on the course, golfers will enjoy a full body massage in Terme di Saturnia's renowned spa followed by dinner at All'Acquacotta with a complimentary bottle of wine. An additional highlight of the package will be the evening tour to the surrounding towns in the Maremma region.

Terme di Saturnia Golf Package Includes:

· Four nights accommodation in a junior suite for two

· Breakfast featuring local products served daily

· Two rounds of golf at Terme di Saturnia's championship golf course

· One-hour private lesson with Terme di Saturnia golf instructor

· One complimentary dinner at the resort's Tuscan restaurant, All'Acquacotta

· One complimentary bottle of wine served with dinner

· Full body massage

· Evening tour to surrounding towns in Tuscan Maremma

· Complimentary use of thermal pools, Roman Bath, reserved deckchair in the pool's park,
tennis court, golf-driving range, bikes, gym equipment

· Welcome gift

· Airport transfers

Cost Per Person
(Double Occupancy)
Terme di Saturnia Golf Package

€ 1,697


*A €500 transfer fee discount is available off the total booking of two packages if the guests' location and arrival times are the same.

Daily 18-hole greens fees for hotel guests are €48 or $76* and € 60 or $95* for non-resort guests on weekdays and € 64 or $101* for non-resort guests during weekends and holidays. In addition, the course also offers half-hour private lessons with a golf trainer for € 30 or $47* for resort guests and € 35 or $55* for non-resort guests. An annual full membership to the Terme di Saturnia Golf Course is available for €2,500 or $3,950* and €2,000 or $3,155* for an additional member. Membership includes access to the golf course, driving range and the hotel's restaurant and bar, changing room with a personal locker, trolley and golf bag deposit and an Italian Federation Card.

Terme di Saturnia Spa & Golf Resort features 140 guestrooms, including 71 junior suites, three suites and two Grand Suites, state-of-the-art spa with 48 treatment rooms, two restaurants, an Aldo Coppola Hair Salon, a conference center with meeting room for up to 250 people, six outdoor and an indoor pool, a replica of a traditional Roman bath house, fitness center, tennis court, practice green, Cruciani Luxury Cashmere Boutique and an art gallery. In addition, the resort has just opened a championship golf course, designed by renowned architect Ronald Fream, that allows golfers to take in the spectacular Tuscan setting. The first nine holes are currently open and the second nine will be open on April 5, 2008.

A true medical spa with a staff of 45 therapists and five medical doctors, the spa features therapies for beauty, stress management and thermal and hydrotherapy treatments based on the area's unique thermal waters which date back to the Etruscan period. The 3,000-year old thermal pool has been flowing continuously into the natural crater nestled at the center of the resort, containing precious minerals and salts which were found to have healing effects on aches and pains of the ancient Romans.

Rates are valid through December 24, 2008.

Rates are subject to availability.
*Conversion rate to American Dollars as of April 1, 2008 is subject to changes.