House very close to the beach
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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Comfortable house for rent by Torre Dell'Orso beach (immediately next to the sea, at just 100 meters from the enchanting sandy beach of the popular resort), great for wonderful holidays; The house, chalet style, covers 220 square meters (of which about 110 covred)and has a stylish interior decor and : large entrance courtyard with parking spaces, 2 bicycles included, veranda and an outdoor shower, convenient to remove the sand on return from the sea; spacious open space living room with sofa bed, furniture and TV; kitchen with everything you need (pots, dishes, fridge with freezer, oven etc), table with chairs, dresser, fireplace; bathroom with toilet, bathtub and shower and a convenient washing machine; 2 beautiful bedrooms, one double and one with two single beds, which, can be turned into double; lovely rear garden (with palm trees, various plants) very well structured to dine al fresco , with stone barbecue and wood ready for use. Highly suggested.
12000 btu air conditioner inverter technology (cold / hot in few minutes); convenient washing machine; TV; mosquito nets, parking spaces; outdoor shower; fireplace; stone barbecue with wood supplied;2 bicycles, free of charge at your disposal; oven.
NEAR THE Small Villa in Torre Dell Orso Salento (in Puglia):
Supermarket; butcher; greengrocer and pastry bar virtually adjacent; fishmonger; walking paths (close to the main walking street of Torre Dell'Orso); at 100 meters from the beach (located in the street parallel to the coast); tobacconist; useful services; restaurants ; pubs; first aid and more.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Torre Dell'Orso|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Brindisi Casale 55 km, Nearest railway: Lecce 14 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, TV|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Puglia region
DESCRIPTION OF Torre Dell Orso
The wonderful beach of Torre Dell'Orso, is located near Sant'Andrea, at north of Otranto and south of Roca. A white expanse, about 1.5 km long, with fine sand (absolutely no pebbles), embraced by two rocky ridges (defendending it from North and South winds), backed by pine trees, offering a refuge from the heat of the sun and caressed by gentle sea breeze. Lovely sunrise, with the sun kissing the mirror of blue water, adding blue-green shades. The bay of Torre Dell'Orso, has the characteristic features associated with distinctive names. The most northern beach is called l'Orsetta (because of its proximity to the Tower of Torre Dell'Orso, from which the resort takes its name) and has an equipped lido same named and a free beach , closest to the tower. At the center there is the beach 'Li Tamari', mostly free, interposed between Lido Orsetta and Lido 'Baja d'Oriente'. At South we have 'La Sorgente', appealed as the source, forming a canal that flows into the sea. La Sorgente is faced by the impressive 'two sisters', two tall islands (which grow mainly in height), so called because alike two human figures. The 'Two Sisters' are symbol of this beautiful tourist destination. So in Torre Dell'Orso lidos (equipped and with water games) and stretches of free beach, divide the expanse, offering a spectacular view by the sea, while the Tower (Dell'Orso) watches from above, by dictating the laws of peaceful man / nature coexistence. Behind a village, unique for leaven and texture, woos tourists, offering everything you need, steaming breakfast with croissants, delicious ice cream, night entertainment and pastimes (romantic walks along the beach, pub and discotheque). Some summer nights watch the fireflies (small fires lit by a group of friends who await the dawn singing). There are plenty of sports entertainment, including the complex sports facility 'Giardini del Sole', a park, crossed through by the main street of the village, with inside: beach volleyball courts, tennis, side footbal, miniature golf, aquatic gocart for children and various playground and children games, playroom, restaurant / pizzeria 'Il Vesuvio 2' with great pizza by the meter. Adjacent the Giardini del Sole a beautiful residential neighborhood, with the note 'Piazza della Luna', which comprises a set of walking streets. The square with shops, pubs and restaurants (including one,'La Luna Blu' which loves to entertain guests with dance group and animation) is the area of most recent construction. Boasting a very clear sea, even thanks to the currents of the Strait of Otranto, with its wide beach of fine silver color, Torre Dell'Orso is a tourist destination of Adriatic Salento, which has never disappointed visitors and tourists, who increasingly many, love to come back becoming true veterans, devotees of this pearl of the Adriatic.
AMENITIES (presence of tourist attractions, art) of: Torre Dell Orso
White sandy beach; shady pine forest; water games: jet skis, Banana boats, canoes, pedal boats, pubs for drinks and cocktails (eg "Era Ora", with agreement, 10% discount for you); restaurants; discos nearby; platform (rocky stretch with a natural platform where peace and tranquility reigns); romantic waterfront; crystal clear water and more; "Giardini del Sole" (soccer, tennis, miniature golf, rubber mattresses, beach volleyball, restaurant, games room). Grotta della Monaca.
HISTORY AND BACKGROUND of Torre Dell Orso
The name derives from the presence on the coast, of a tower of the sixteenth century (the Tower Dell'Orso) used (like all the towers on the coast of Salento) in the past to sight the ships of Turkish, Saracen and pirates, directed toward Salento. According to some hypotheses, orso (bear), refers to the monk seal (mammal known to inhabit the area, the latest sightings date back to 1970). More likely would be attributable to Urso, the surname of the probable former owner of the agro. According to another interpretation, having the coastal towers usually names of saints, its name was to be Tower of St. Orsola, then Torre dell'Orso. Another argument is given by the fact that under the tower, there is a rock that abstractly represents the profile of a bear (looking at the beach, with the tower on your left, you will see a rock formation representing the profile of a bear with the nose and ears well defined). Over the years the erosion of weathering, such appearance has changed, but it is still clearly visible. Recent studies have found that the bay, in the past, was the port of the ancient temple town of Roca, and was a key stopover for sailors who came or went on the other side of Adriatic. In particular, the route that connects the bay the Valley of the Bear in Albania, and the bay of Torre dell'Orso, is the shortest path (80 km) that the sailors could do.
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