La dolce vita Retreat

The charm and wellness of Italian savoir vivre.

An authentic holiday dedicated to wellness and the heritage of the Italian lifestyle, immersed in breathtaking natural landscapes. This retreat has been conceived following the scientific philosophy of the Metodo Acquaviva, which, among the various pillars of health, also contemplates the beneficial effects that exposure to art and the beauty of fashion, for example, have on a person's well-being.
Mediterranean diet, excellent gastronomic specialities, handmade pasta, millenary history and culture, fashion and Italian lifestyle. A unique retreat for those who want to get to know Italy through an immersive holiday.

From € 2.932
overnight stay included

The package includes

  • Longevity Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the Ginkgo Restaurant
  • Overnight stay in a double room for single use
  • Daily entrance (3 hours) to the traditional Varsana SPA route
  • Outdoor pools open from May to September
  • Welcome kit including bathrobe, slippers and tracksuit to use during your stay
  • Sleep kit: pillow menu, relaxation spray, sleeping mask, ear plugs, relaxing herbal tea
  • Complimentary for retreat guests is the book by Dr Acquaviva: "Health Revolution - The 5 pillars of health. Wellness and longevity according to the Acquaviva Method".


Start of the transformative journey in the Royal Train of Palazzo di Varignana
Mindful Lunch with Dr Annamaria Acquaviva
Sleep-induction training therapy with binaural stimulations
Nature Therapy
Cooking Class with Dr Annamaria Acquaviva and our chefs
Personalised image consulting
Waters of longevity and antioxidant ritual



Bio Walking in the vineyards of Palazzo di Varignana


Beauty & Spa consult 
Skin check-up analysis
Scrub in the Grotta dei Calanchi
Oleaster body treatment with Varignana oil 50'
Olive oil ritual massage 50'
Fresh Leg Pomegranate Women's 50' / Sangiovese Men's Face 50'
Zafferano Well Age Face 80'



Dinner at the Il Grifone restaurant
Dinner at the Royal Train-Carriage Restaurant
Wine and food tasting in the wine cellar (EVO oil and wine from Palazzo di Varignana with local and farm produce)


Valid Sunday to Sunday (programme can be customised on request):

  • Price for 1 person in DUS room for 7 nights from € 2932
  • Accompanying person supplement in bed and breakfast € 700
  • Additional charge for accompanying person with La dolce vita Retreat program 7 nights € 2442

Professional services Dr Acquaviva

The meeting and the Longevity Consultation with Dr Annamaria Acquaviva and other nutritionists will be treated within the framework of a direct and exclusive relationship with the professional, therefore sensitive data will be handled exclusively by her.

Price: 180 euros.
The amount will be invoiced and booked directly by the doctor and is tax deductible.

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  • The cost of the package is per person for the nights and services indicated.
  • The quotation includes 10% VAT and the services indicated in the offers.
  • Any services not used are not deductible from the total package price.
  • The programme as described envisages a stay of 3 nights/4 days, but it is possible to extend it to other days.
  • The package cannot be combined with other existing offers.
  • Compulsory reservation for the traditional SPA pathway/treatments and Personal Trainer when booking the room or before arriving to help us best meet your needs.
  • Dr Annamaria Acquaviva's services will be carried out by virtue of a direct relationship with the professional, with the latter issuing an invoice, and therefore sensitive data will be processed exclusively by the professional.

Booking modalities

Per maggiori informazioni su condizioni e prezzi dei servizi offerti da Palazzo di Varignana, l'ufficio prenotazioni è a vostra disposizione allo 051 19938300 oppure via email a

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Modalities of cancellation

No penalty will be charged for cancellations up to 10 days prior to arrival. After this deadline, 100% of the package value will be charged.

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