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Looking over to Otranto historic centre...crystal clear waters

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Ideally situated for touring the Salentine peninsula or for relaxing at the nearby beaches of Porto Badisco,Otranto or Alimini. Apartment Villa Rio is split into two apartments your holiday accommodation is on the first floor .Upon entering the apartment to your left you will be surprised by the size of the large open plan lounge with its marble surround fireplace and relaxed seating area. The bright kitchen is opposite this room with comfy sofa, dining table and chairs, French doors leading out to the lovely balcony with outdoor wooden table and seats for dining alfresco or perfect for sipping those morning cappuccinos! The two bedrooms are located to the rear of the property both are large and bright rooms. The bathroom with bath and separate shower enclosure. Outdoor garden area with two sun loungers perfect for a relaxing afternoon in the sun,table and seating under the shady gazebo area. Sun,sea,beach,relaxing holiday!

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Porto Badisco 2 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Brindisi 90 km, Nearest railway: Otranto 4 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden
Access Parking

The Puglia/Molise region

Salento this peninsula extending southeast between Ionic and Adriatic contains landscapes considered to be the most beautiful in Italy.

On the coast of the Adriatic sea still free from excessive tourism,visitors are rewarded with breathtaking scenery,cliffs overhanging the ocean,marine grottos and hidden inlets where one can enjoy the beauty of the sea.

Descending from Lecce often called ' Florence of the South' for the incomparable beauty of its churches and monuments,we find gorgeous locales such as Otranto,Santa Cesarea,Castro and on the extreme point of Salento Santa Maria Di Leuca.

Puglia has some of the finest and reasonably priced foods and wines in the country.

Also local restaurants, agriturismo's and cafes are all reasonably priced.


Uggiano La Chiesa............... is a typical rural Salentina town the perfect location to feel like one of the locals and is only a two minute drive from Otranto.It is also only 2 km distance from the stunning Adriatic coastline....a drive not to be missed from Uggiano to the 'Tip of the Heel' at Santa Maria di Leuca.

Quiet and peaceful location with nearby facilities of restaurants,pizzerias and supermarkets.

Explore local markets or be adventurous and try the local cuisine in an agriturismo restaurant....La Scallele and La Fattoria are two we would recommend.

The Pizzeria's In Uggiano are L'Incontro,L'Arcata and Al Capone all have a take-away service available also.

There is an excellent Restaurant in the town called the Gattamora which has a first class name for itself in the local area.

Otranto...........The Adriatic port of Otranto is the eastern most city in Italy and is protected by the powerful Aragonese Castle and overlooks an emerald sea.

Otranto was a pitstop for the Turks,The Crusaders,Byzantines and The Normans and each left their mark on the area.

Uggiano La Chiesa is an ideal base to discover surrounding towns and cities .Just to give you an idea of distances: Uggiano La Chiesa to the following places -

Santa Cesarea Terme 10km,Castro 22km,Poggiardo 15km,Maglie 17km,Lecce 46km,Capo Santa Maria Di Leuca 45km,Galatina 32km,Gallipoli 68km.

Ideal location for Go-karting at La Conca circuit Muro Leccese, which is only 10km distance away.

The apartment is ideal if you are attending the Scuola Porta d'Oriente language school in Otranto as it is only a five minute drive away.

An ideal location if you are organising a biking holiday in Puglia and the self-catering facilities are perfect!

There are two swimming pools further down the coast one at Zinzulusa Caves and the other at Castro(BluBay) both are only open in High Season.

Water sports are available at Alimini Beach(north of Otranto) only during the month's of July and August.

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Calendar last updated:20 Oct 2014

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