Year Round Holiday Ideas at Terme Beach Resort On Ravenna’s Adriatic Coast, Italy
Written by: Jovanka Ristich
Date: 23rd January 2018
With its superb beach front location above mineral rich thermal springs, Terme Beach Resort combines sun, sea and sand with cool city heritage. Being situated on the outskirts of Ravenna next to the Adriatic coast makes it easy for guests to use Terme Beach Resort as a base from which to explore the Emilia Romagna region and to discover stunning landscapes and historic towns, to enjoy great food and amazing wine, and to experience wonderful festivals and events.
Here are some holiday ideas to keep visitors occupied throughout the year:
- January – Discover Lamborghini, Maserati, Ducati & Ferrari in Motor Valley (read more)
- February – Enjoy a romantic, Adriatic facing weekend getaway (read more)
- March – Luxuriate in Terme di Punta Marina Spa’s assorted treatments (read more)
- April – Join The Urban Birder’s birdwatching tour of the Po Delta (read more)
- May – Get fit for summer, cycling, jogging & more (read more)
- June – The Ravenna Festival begins – musical & performance culture at its best (read more)
- July – New Orleans come to the Adriatic via The Spiagge Soul Music Festival (read more)
- August – A host of activities for the whole family to enjoy (read more)
- September – Twin Ravenna with Bologna and Ferrara on a three-centre break (read more)
- October – Grape picking season is perfect excuse for cellar door wine tasting (read more)
- November – Ravenna Festival’s Autumn Trilogy begins (read more)
- December – Enjoy a gospel and Christmas music festival (read more)
JANUARY – This region, renowned as Italy’s Motor Valley, is home to Lamborghini, Maserati & Ducati as well as Ferrari, currently being celebrated at London’s Design Museum in this its 70th year. Tour the Ferrari Museum in Maranello from Terme Beach Resort.
FEBRUARY – Spend a romantic weekend in an Adriatic facing room offering direct access to the sandy beach. Be pampered by day in the hotel’s spa and by night be wined and dined in the hotel’s Marlin restaurant.
MARCH – Wellness Valley, another name for this region, is apt considering Terme Beach Resort is located above mineral rich thermal springs. Its own Terme di Punta Marina Spa offers a range of treatments for both health and cosmetic reasons. An added bonus is that the indoor swimming pool is maintained at a constant 33 degrees.
APRIL – This area is a birdwatcher’s paradise. Join the Urban Birder’s bird watching tour focusing on the Po Delta, 20 – 24th April. Tour details. The tour also coincides with Primavera Slow (March 17th – June 24th) 14 weeks in the Po Delta Park (Man and Biosphere UNESCO) dedicated to birdwatching and nature, wildlife photography and cycling, tradition and culture, and much more. About Primavera Slow 2018
MAY – Get into beach shape by taking advantage of the hotel’s free cycle hire to explore any number of cycle tracks accessible from reception. Couple this with 15kms of uninterrupted sandy beach to run along – which converts into 30kms on a round trip – and it’s easy to get fit and to be outdoors doing so. A full list of sporting options available from the hotel.
JUNE – Renowned as one of Europe’s most prestigious and acclaimed performance arts festivals, The Ravenna Festival (1st June -22nd July) is characterised by a wide ranging programme embracing all the performing arts – from symphonic and chamber music to opera and theatre, from dance to ethnic music performed in an eclectic choice of indoor and al fresco venues across the city. Ravenna Festival programme 2018
JULY – The Ravenna Festival continues – highlights include David Byrne, founding member of Talking Heads; British conductor, organist & pianist Wayne Marshall, as well as the maestro himself, Riccardo Muti. In addition, the second half of the month sees the 10th anniversary of the Spiagge Soul Festival when Ravenna’s sandy beaches turn into an Adriatic version of New Orleans hosting free live music concerts on a jazz, soul and funk theme.
AUGUST – The Emilia Romagna region offers plenty of activities within an hour’s radius of Terme Beach Resort to keep the entire family happy – Top Ten Family Activities
NOVEMBER – The Autumn Trilogy (23rd November – 2nd December) was born out of the popularity of the Ravenna Festival’s summer event. This year’s programme is yet to be announced, but last year the focus was on three Italian operas – The Autumn Trilogy Escape 2017
DECEMBER – The Christmas season will see Terme Beach Resort hosting a series of musical events in collaboration with the Spiagge Soul Festival on the theme of gospel music and Christmas songs. The four days of song will take place on the 25th, 26th and 31st December and the 6th January 2019.
TERME BEACH RESORT has 29 rooms, 11 of which have direct access to an 160-meter stretch of beach. Its spa and wellness annex offering a variety of treatments along with an indoor swimming pool maintained at a constant 33 degrees. Its restaurant, Marlin, offers a great menu with a particularly impressive selection of seafood dishes, the fish being freshly sourced on a daily basis.
RAVENNA not only boasts eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, it is the resting place of Dante, is home to the internationally acclaimed Ravenna Festival and is the site of the Basilica di San Vitale whose gold mosaics are said to have inspired Gustav Klimt.
ACCESSIBILITY – Bologna is the gateway airport, easily reached via several direct daily flights from Heathrow, Gatwick & Stansted with British Airways, EasyJet and Ryanair respectively. Terme Beach Resort is located under an hour’s drive with the hotel organising return transfers. Flights can be sourced in the region of £120 each.