The Pietrablu Resort & SPA is situated in Polignano a Mare, in the heart of Puglia, surrounded by the typical mediterranean scrub overlooking a wide bay with crystal-clear water and emerging rocks that create suggestive natural pools. The Resort has wonderful suites located on two floors, many of them with sea view, three big pools, one with sea view, another surrounded by the lawned garden and the other one for the children, perfect for swimming and having fun with the diving board. For the children, the resort also has a playground full of games. Thanks to the All Inclusive formula, the Pietrablu Resort & SPA is the ideal place for a fun and relaxing family holiday. It also offers many sports facilities (multi-purpose volleyball/basketball court, tennis court, five-a-side football field with artificial grass, beach volley and beach soccer, tennis/beach tennis court with artificial grass, two bocce courts) and a 700-square meter wellness centre with bio-sauna, hot-and-cold shower, turkish bath, multi-sensory showers, jacuzzi, three relax areas with chromotherapy and aromatherapy, gym, rooms for beauty treatments, massages, solarium.
There are two dining rooms, one with sea view. The restaurant of the Pietrablu Resort & SPA offers a buffet sevice with water and wine included, and typical mediterranean cooking, strongly ispired by the local tradition. It is possible to have dinner in the typical apulian restaurant "Il Pugliese" (mandatory reservation, included in the cost of the stay).
Beaches, fun and culture: this is Polignano a Mare, 30 km far from Bari. Polignano a Mare rises on the crystal-clear sea full of suggestive caves. Passing through the arch of the Old Door, you will enter the enchanting ancient hamlet full of shaded alleys, little white houses with loggias, staircases decorated with coloured flowers and terraces with amazing views. It is not far from the other important tourist destinations of this region, such as Alberobello, Castellana Grotte, Fasano. Those who arrive from the sea can land in the marina of San Vito: Polignano a Mare is a perfect destination for boat trips.
Places to know and visit
The historical centre of the city developes on a cliff and is delimited by ancient city walls. Polignano a Mare was a famous center in the Roman age, as the bridge of the Via Traiana testifies. The Arco Marchesale is the entrance to the old village; it once was a drawbridge of which only the old chains remain. The white houses of the center surround many important monuments, such as the Mother Church of Santa Maria Assunta, the Church of Sant'Antonio, the Church of San Cosma and Damiano and the wonderful Abbey of San Vito.
Visiting Polignano a Mare means constantly bumping into suggestive historical testimonies. The Clock's House, for example, hosted the university during the middle age; today, the clock still works thanks to the owner of the house who keeps charging it. Another noteworthy structure is the Monument to the Fallen, in Piazza Garibaldi, dedicated to the victims of the two world wars, enriched in the 2003 with a marble piece of work dedicated to the victims of Nassiriya.
Then, there is the monument dedicated to the most famous personality born in Polignano a Mare: Domenico Modugno. The statue dedicated to the great italian singer is located a few steps away from the sea. The recently-renovated Piazza Aldo Moro, however, is the square where the major events and festivals are organized. Near Polignano a Mare there is the Santa Barbara Site, an ancient Neolithic settlement, the Madonna in Grottole Site with caverns inhabited during the prehistoric era and the seventeenth-century sighting tower Torre Incina. Moreover, there are the ancient "masserie" of Polignano a Mare, suggestive structures in the countryside.
The most wonderful and characteristic coastlines and beaches of Polignano a Mare are: Cala Paura, Cala Porto, Ponte dei Lapilli, Porto Contessa and Porto Cavallo. Cala Lama Monachile is a wonderful, deep inlet located north of the historical center, while on the outskirts of the town there are other heavenly beaches: Cala Fetente, Pozzo Vivo, Port'Alga, the beach of San Giovanni and the inlet of Torre Incina. The sea of Polignano is extremely clean and, since 2008, it has constantly been awared with a "bandiera blu".
A thing to do in Polignano a Mare is certainly a tour of the marine caverns. The coastline is full of grottos and many of them are particularly characteristic and enchanting: the Ripagnola grotto, the wonderful Grottarco, the caverns of Santa Caterina, the Grotte della Foca or the romantic Grotta dei Fidanzati, that can only be reached by swimming.
Monopoli. A lovely walk along the ancient harbour and through the alleys of the middle-age historical centre, built right onto the ruins of a fortified messapian settlement of the fith century B.C.. Let yourself be captured by the citadel overlooking the sea and enjoy its breathtaking landscape.
Bari. From the harbour to the suggestive seafront of Bari that twists and turns until it arrives to the gate of the city and continues towards the Basilica of San Nicola, where the relics of the saint are preserved, up to the famous Norman-Svevo Castle, the ancient defensive fortification of the Old Town. A dive into the past and into the modern Bari.
Ostuni, Cisternino. Get lost in the narrow alleys of the historical white city, full of intertwining white alleys, balconies and flowers around the cathedral, offering many magical tricks of the light. Artisans, stories and new scents are waiting for you. Then, stop in Cisternino to visit its historical buildings.
Grotte di Castellana. Spend a pleasant afternoon discovering a territory full of natural grottos that are part of the biggest italian karstic complex. The tour follows a 3-km long path that reaches a 70-meter depth. Stalactites and stalagmites offer a beautiful landscape with unique shapes and colours in the Grotta Bianca, the Caverna dell’Altare, the Caverna della Cupola and the Passaggio del Presepio.
Alberobello. A pleasant trip to the monumental area with the trulli, in the districts of Monti and Aia Piccola, entirely made of lined-up trulli situated along the narrow, steep and winding streets. Then, a visit to the Loggia di Pilato, located 380 meters on the sea level, eastern Murgia, allows you to appreciate a unique landscape characterized by 40 km of coastline and ancient olive trees.
Services for our guests:
Check-in from 17:00 - check-out within 10:00.
Animals are not allowed.
Free services included in our offers
TV room and Reception open 24/7.
Sports and cards tournaments.
Fenced private car park.
Playground for children.
Beach club with sunbeds and umbrellas.
Shuttle service from/to Polignano a Mare (on request).
Access to the wet area of the wellness centre.
Pool for children with umbrellas and sunbeds.
Piano bar, entertaining service all day long with shows and games.
Pool overlooking the sea with umbrellas and sunbeds.
Pool with diving board and water games, umbrellas and sunbeds.
Use of the sports facilities during the day (multi-purpose volleyball/basketball court, tennis court, five-a-side football field with artificial grass, beach volley, beach soccer, tennis court with natural grass, 2 bocce courts, gym) canoes.
Mini Club from 9:30 to 18:00 with funny activities, cinema, lunch with dedicated menu and from 19:30 to 22:00 dinner with dedicated menu, baby dance with cotton candy or pop-corn in the afternoon.
Transfer service from/to the main airports and railway stations and excursions.
Massages and treatments in the Wellness center.
Stroller rental (subject to availability).
Doctor available on request.
Use of the sports facilities during the evening.
Bike and car rental.
Guided tours (surcharge).
Windsurfing and water sports (surcharge).
From 20/05 to 30/09 it includes the club card, porterage, wellness itineray in the Spa, Wi-Fi connection, themed nights, breakfast, lunch and dinner with beverages included, pizza cooked in wood-burning oven (morning and afternoon), non-alcoholic drinks, beer, alcoholic drinks and national spirits, sweet and savoury snacks, coffee bar, homemade ice cream, hot dogs, hamburgers and fries, crepes, chef's aperitifs, tea time with mini pastries, seasonal fruit, gastronomic appointment in the evening, shuttle service from/to Polignano a Mare until midnight (31/03-28/10). The All Inclusive formula does not include: liquors, foreign alcoholic drinks and spirits; canned and bottled sodas, wine, beers and mineral water; ice creams and packaged products. From 31/03 to 20/05 and from 23/09 to 03/11 the guests can choose between the half board (reduction € 15,00 a day per person) or the All Inclusive: porterage, wellness itinerary in the SPA, Wi-Fi connection, FBB with beverages included; non-alcoholic drinks, beer, national alcoholic drinks and spirits, sweet and savoury snacks, coffee in the Bar 12 Nodi. Restaurant "il Pugliese" (must be reserved from 20/05 to 30/09) included in the cost of the stay.
Tourist tax € 2,00 per person until 6 nights (free for children 0-14 years).
Vip Package € 50,00 a day for each room, to be applied to the Comfort rate, it includes:
room with double bathroom and balcony with sea view, reserved umbrella, guaranteed reservation at the restaurant "Il Pugliese", tidying up twice a day, bathrobe, fruit basket and prosecco at the arrival and minibar supply in the room, for a minimum of three occupants from 01/07 to 02/09.
Extra lunch € 25,00 for adults, € 18,00 3-13 years, must be paid on the spot.
Free cradle for babies 0-3 years.
Free for 1 child 3-13 years from 02/04 to 05/08 and from 26/08 to 03/11.
Family Plan: 2+2= pay for 3 (children 13 years max) from 05/08 to 26/08.
Special 1 adult + 1 baby 0-3 years: pay for 1 + single room surcharge.
Special 1 adult + 1 child 3-13 years: pay for 1 + 25% discount on the other 1.
1 adult + 2 children: pay for 2 + discount on the third bed.
Possible reductions and additional costs might be subject to variations and they will appear on the "Book" page.
The offer does not include
Medical and luggage insurance.
Tips and everything that is not explicitly listed.
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