Salento

Beach, sea, wine and music in the "Italian Maldives"

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Salento is a pensinsula that includes the province of Lecce, almost the entire province of Brindisi and part of Taranto. Crystal-clear sea (compared to the sea of the Maldives), exquisite food and a lot of fun are the main ingredients of a unique holiday in Salento. Especially during summer, Salento is one of the trendiest tourist destinations thanks to its heavenly landscapes. It also has a rich history, as the baroque city of Lecce testifies, ancient traditions that are still alive today, like the paper-mache handicraft, a rich gastronomic tradition and many historical centres.

Gallipoli is an unmissable beach locality on the eastern coast of Salento. Its historical centre is an island connected to the dry land by a bridge. It is characterized by a labyrinth of alleys that lead to the baroque cathedral dedicated to Sant'Agata, a tourist harbour and a beach with deep-blue waters. Otranto is the most greek city in Salento with white houses, alleys and the old city surrounded by medieval walls, dominated by a castle. At sunset, the sun paints the entire Salento red. The sea will not disappoint the tourists' expectations. In fact, here are some of the most beautiful beaches of Italy: Santa Cesarea, a popular beach with natural thermal-water springs; Porto Selvaggio, part of a natural reserve; Santa Maria di Leuca, where the Ionian sea meets the Adriatic sea. The seafront is full of villas and fancy clubs. In many of Salento's hamlets (like Zollino and Corigliano d'Otranto) the ancient greek language is still in use.

Salento means fun, music and tradition. Every summer, in Melpignano, there is the "Notte della Taranta", a concert with traditional music and dances like the "pizzica".

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Located in the wonderful Torre Mozza area, in the province of Lecce, this facility is particularly near to the beach and consists of a central building, a series of lined-up apartments, a pool and a ...

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The Messapia Hotel Resort, 1 km far from the centre of Leuca, has a wide pool and a panoramic sea view. During the summer, there is an efficient entertaining service and a free shuttle service to the ...

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Surrounded by a 90.000-square meter green area, it has a central building with two floors by the beautiful pool and three blocks of cottages with the rooms. The hotel is 8 km far from Ostuni, 20 km ...

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Located in Carovigno, 2.6 km far from the national natural reserve of Torre Guaceto, the Meditur Village offers a garden, an outdoor pool, Wi-Fi connection and a non-supervised private car park.

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Located in Lido Marini, a fraction of Ugento, Puglia, only 100 meters far from the beach and 33 km far from Gallipoli, the Hotel Club Ravezzo has a wonderful sea view and was completely renovated to ...

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This typical apulian five-star masseria is the ideal place for couples, singles and families who want to discover the most authentic Puglia. In the Borgobianco Resort & Spa you will find a 1.000-squar ...

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Only a few minutes away from Otranto centre and 40 km far from Lecce, the Basiliani Resort & Spa is the ideal location for those who want to spend a relaxing holiday in close contact with nature.

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The guests will live unforgettable moments on the ionian coast, away from the daily routine and busy life, rocked by the rhythm of the waves while admiring the beautiful sunsets that this area has to ...

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Located in Santa Cesarea Terme, in the heart of Salento, the 19 Resort consists of wide and panoramic apartments perfect for couples and families who want to relax or enjoy walks in the nature and ...

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Located in Lido Marini, between Gallipoli and Santa Maria di Leuca in the area called "Maldive del Salento", this Village is the ideal place for those who want to spend a fun and relaxing holiday.

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In the heart of Salento, Gallipoli, there is the Residence Palazzo Mongiò with its 12 apartments furnished in a modern way and surrounded by the sea, located on a main road, 200 meters far from the ...

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The Residence is situated 300 meters far from the center and consists of lined-up apartments and a services area. It is about 8 km far from Santa Maria di Leuca, 30 km far from Gallipoli and 300 meter ...

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Onlu a few minutes away from the beach in Torre Lapillo, Porto Cesareo, the Futura Style Chiusurelle Residence has mediterranean-style apartments, a private beach, a pool, an amphitheater with an ...

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Only a few minutes away from the beach in Torre Lapillo, Porto Cesareo, the Futura Style Chiusurelle has a private beach, a pool, an amphitheater with an outdoor dance floor, playground for children.

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