Just 30 minutes from Pisa on the beautiful tuscan coast, the contemporary Principe Forte Dei Marmi hotel is shaking up the scene. Set among private gardens overlooking the Versilia coast and the Apuan alps, the extravagant boutique hotel features just 28 exclusive suites, each of which have been individually designed to create luxurious living spaces. Italian glamour on the Tuscan coast, Forte is italy's answer to Cannes, without all the unnecessary razzle-dazzle of a film festival. Principe is the heart of tuscany's smartest and most discrete, beach resort. The interior are all about clean lines, decorated in whites, cream and natural colors. The furnishings are a who's who guide to italian design.