Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
This ancient and enchanting complex of trulli (traditional Puglian cottages), dates back to 800 AD, and is situated close to the town of San Michele Salentino, a few kilometres from the beautiful and ancient town of Ostuni. The property will capture your heart as soon as you lay eyes on it – it has an almost fairytale quality that makes it the perfect getaway for those wishing to spend time in this beautiful and undiscovered part of Italy.
The complex is divided into two cottages, both built in the traditional style, a delightfully quirky arrangement of ancient stone and whitewashed walls. The stunningly lush gardens are home to an inviting swimming pool, Jacuzzi, solarium and courtyard, with covered terraces, garden furniture, and outdoor cooking area with wood oven and barbecue. It is an oasis of luxury in the Puglian countryside.
Trulli Ulivo is one of the two cottages in the complex, and consists of three generous double bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living area with a sofa bed, and a kitchenette. The trullo is equipped with all of the modern fittings you may require during your stay. It can accommodate up to eight people.
The interior is stylishly furnished and finished to impeccable standards of quality. There is a delightful mixture of traditional architecture and chic modern living that makes Trulli Ulivo all the more attractive.
At night, the complex comes to life with its beautiful lighting, capturing the trullo in all of their beauty. One day a week there is a day dedicated to children, with staff and entertainment provided, while during August, there is a party organised once a week, which all guests are invited to.
Trulli Ulivo is the perfect destination for those seeking a mix of luxury and tradition in the beautiful Puglian countryside. It is ideally placed for exploring the delights of this wonderful region, and the beach is just 15 minutes drive away. It truly is a wonderful place for an unforgettable holiday.
All bookings are Saturday to Saturday
If the booking covers 10-17 August then you must also book either one week before or one week after, so a total of two weeks.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Torre Guaceto (sandy) 16 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Brindisi 32 km, Nearest railway: Ostuni 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Safe|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The Puglia/Molise region
The Salento, a true wonder of the Italian peninsula, narrow and long reclining between the Adriatic Sea and the Ionian Sea, is characterized by coast that are highly suggestive and charming, which feature a variety of situations so different as to constitute a constant surprise.
The sea is a spell of intense light with its thousand shades from cobalt blue to turquoise crystal clear waters of a unique transparency.
You can change route every day (a good road network allows you to make long distance in a short time choosing routes and detours that lead into the sea and vice versa or village from the Ionian Sea to the Adriatic) as there are numerous and extensive beaches with white sand ideal for families with children (Torre dell'Orso in Otranto, Porto Cesareo, Gallipoli, Ugento etc..) and many other places with spectacular cliffs overlooking the sea full of fish, for the more experienced swimmers and divers fans interrupted by coves accessible only by sea, bays, tunnels, and caves (Castro, Santa Cesarea, Miggiano Porto, Porto Badisco, Porto Selvaggio, St. Catherine, Torre San Giovanni, Santa Maria di Leuca, etc..).
On the coast, you can meet old watchtowers to defend the Turks and inlets refuge of the fishing boats.
The fish is freshly caught, something suggestive: the mullet of Porto Cesareo, lobsters of Leuca, squid, mullet, bream, octopus and the fish market in Gallipoli with its "auctions" scenarios choreographic intent to untangle fishing nets after a night at sea.
The taste and the smell of freshly caught sea urchins or custom tasted with lemon and eaten with bread typical, it is definitely a must see for tourists to Castro, Porto Badisco and other seaside resorts.
Ostuni is an Italian town of 32,279 inhabitants in the province of Brindisi.
Called also the White City, because of its quaint old town that was once painted with white lime, now only partially. Together with Taranto and Santa Maria di Leuca, is one of the highest ideals of the Salento peninsula.
Famous tourist center, in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 has received the Blue Flag and the five sails Legambiente for cleaning the waters of its coast and the quality of services offered. In 2005, moreover, the Puglia Region has recognized the town as a "tourist."
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