Each day the Tuscan sunlight illuminates our pristine blue bay, infusing us all with a sense of delicious wonder, no surprise that Il Pellicano is famed for its sprezzatura, stylish, effortless, a pleasure.
"Sprezzatura", an Italian term originating from Baldassare Castiglione's The Book of the Courtier, which represents "a certain nonchalance, so as to conceal all art and make whatever one does or says appear to be without effort and almost without any thought about it."
Our discreet Porto Ercole hideaway spills down Monte Argentario into a cove of rare beauty.
Terraces dripping with bougainvillea and sea views to die for - sleeping at Il Pellicano is a dream.
The charismatic lovers who created their Tuscan retreat in 1965, and the man who fell in love with its beauty.
Ingredients captured by brilliant minds, play muse to subversive creatives.
A beach and pool adored by Slim Aarons, and books scattered everywhere to read at the drop of a sunhat.
Explore the Tuscan Archipelago, dive in pristine seas, hike across hills, canter by the lagoon.
Style is very present at IL Pellicano and just wait to see the shop.