Torre San Gennaro holiday villa rental with private pool, beach/lake nearby, internet access and balcony/terrace

21 reviews

From the owner

  • Villa
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min stay
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.35 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

From the owner

Tiled entrance courtyard with mature plum and newly planted kumquat and lemon trees, in gravelled beds set with flowering shrubs and a cascading herb garden.

Beautiful pool enclosure with shady gazebo and barbecue area for al-fresco poolside dining.

Solid timber sun loungers and poolside bathroom enhances the relaxed leisure area

Villa Azzurra is located in a quiet location in Torre san Gennaro, a typical Puglian holiday village, benefiting from seafront ice cream parlours,cafes, shops, restaurants and pizzeria.

Torre san Gennaro also has a first-aid centre,supermarket, butchers (in season) and a year round fresh bakery, and fresh fish landed daily in the harbour are sold at the quayside and fismongers.

Villa Azzurra is within 5 minutes walking distance from sandy uncommercialised beaches along Torre san Gennaro beachfront leading south to Lido Preseppe, or, just a few minutes walk in the other direction leads one to Campo di Mare where there are more developed lidos, with parasols and beach recliners for hire, and the convenience of beach bars and vendors selling fresh food and typical local snacks.

Campo di Mare has 5 sheltered protected bays with shallow waters and sandy beaches, ideal for small children.

Complimentary beachside showers provide the comfort of washing off sea water or sun creams before returned from a day at the beach.

Further details

25% deposit required to secure your booking with the balance payable 12 weeks before holiday start date. £300 OR €400 refundable security deposit payable.. this is returned following a satisfactory check out.

A welcome basket, all bed linen, and also hand, shower and pool towels are included in the rental rates.

Apart from any special requests listed below, there are NO extra charges.

Mature English speaking babysitter facility available.

Winery tours and wine tastings can be arranged.

Cookery lessons available in Villa, with local ingredients and regional recipes... please arrange if poss, prior to you arrival

Private chef can be arranged to prepare selected menus for you in your Villa... please arrange if poss, prior to you arrival

Boat fishing trips (tackle supplied) and/or scenic boat excursions available (picnics optional) - weather permitting

Free WiFi internet access for guests staying at this property..

Travel cots (including bedding) and high chairs available ( must be reserved at time of booking)

Wall mounted safe for secure storage of documents and valuables.

Bicycle hire can be arranged on request subject to availability

Front gate intercom, assistance from English speaking managers who live nearby.

Smoking outside only please

Further details indoors

Air-conditioned Villa Azzurra has been recently completely restructured and refurbished , and sleeps up to 5
Bedroom 1 is equipped with ceiling fan, a king size bed, and has ample storage with solid wood bedside lockers, wardrobe and drawer unit.
Bedroom 2 also has a ceiling fan and a solid antique pine bedside drawer unit, and wardrobe storage.
Shuttered windows in both bedrooms overlook the front gardens.
Bedroom 2 has the option of a double, twin or even triple single bed configuration. (for triple single option, one standard single is replaced with a bunk bed unit)
Modern fully tiled bathroom with integrated massage shower, toilet, sink, bidet, and vanity mirror and has plentiful towel storage.
Kitchen is fully fitted and excellently appointed with all necessities and dining facilities for homemade meals enjoyed in.
The living area has solid wood and leather sofa and armchairs, with DVD/CD player, large wall-mounted flatscreen TV with satellite.
A selection of DVDs are provided on arrival, or choose from our DVD library list with over 300 titles available.
The house is air-conditioned, boasts a solid wood stove for cosy winter breaks and benefits from modern fitted insect screens on all windows and doors. Free Wifi is installed for pur guests
Books, games and jig-saws are also available.

Further details outdoors

Entering the front gate to Azzurra finds one in a walled tiled entrance, with a mature pear tree for you to help yourself to the sun-ripened fruit in season. Indulge in the aroma of freshly picked herbs from the cascading herb garden.
Landscaped garden contains newly planted lemon, kumquat and palm trees in graveled beds containing flowering shrubs and bougainvillea.
A bay hedging screens the shady alfresco dining area and barbecue beside the sparkling waters of the private pool.
Villa Azzurra is the perfect place to spend long lazy days relaxing poolside on the cushioned timber sun-loungers, or to relax with a glass of wine on a warm, balmy evening by the illuminated pool and subdued garden lighting after a day exploring the beautiful Salento and Puglian regions.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Super King Bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom


  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • High chair available


  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Boat available
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Interaction with guest

We supply full arrival details and directions, GPS co-ordinates and 2 sets of mobile phone numbers one month prior to your arrival and holiday commencement. On the day of your arrival we will be waiting at the property to greet you, explain about the Villa and the surrounding area and hand over the keys to you. During your holiday, as we live locally nearby, we are always on hand if required to help out with any unforseen occurences, or to offer recommendations and advise if requested. We also manage unobtrusive regular pool maintenace and a weekly bed clothe and towel change during your holiday. ( if for 2 weeks or more). When your holiday draws to a close we meet you at the villa to thank you, wish you bon voyage and take back the keys.



Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

100% refund100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
Booking confirmed
50% refund50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.
24 hours after booking
25% refund25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.
8 weeks before
No refundNo refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.
4 weeks before
Check-in date
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Things to know

Check in: 16:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.


This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

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Yes, smoking allowed

House rules

Pets are permitted to be brought at our discretion.
Please advise of breed and temperament prior to booking.
Owners are responsible for any mess/damage that their pet might make.
Smoking is permitted in all outside areas of the Villa.
Families with teenagers and/or young children are very welcome at the property.
For our younger guests, travel cots (with bedding) and mealtime high chairs are available free of charge - if requested in advance (preferably at time of booking)

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Manager restrictions

Minimum stay: 7 night

About the owner

Richard & Noirin B.
Tourist Licence
Average reply time:
2 hours 2 minutes

Calendar updated:
18 Jan 2022

Years listed:

Languages spoken: English
This Villa has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 5. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 09 Jan 2012. Located in Province of Brindisi, it has 21 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £1287.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 18 Jan 2022.


21 reviews
Very Good
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Aug 2020

Siamo stati in questa villa dal 22 al 29 agosto abbiamo ricevuto una accoglienza veramente stupenda da Richard . La zona è tranquillissima . Siamo stati davvero bene. Grazie Richard

Reviewed 13 Sep 2020

Owner's reply:
Leonardo, tu Carla e la tua famiglia siete stati i benvenuti a Villa Azzurra e siamo molto contenti che abbiate apprezzato la vostra vacanza con noi questo agosto, in quello che è un anno molto difficile per tutti noi. Speriamo di rivedervi a Puglua e nel frattempo stare tranquilli e felici.
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

And relax........
Jul 2020

We have just returned from our 3rd stay at Villa Azzurra and we have booked to go again next year already. I can’t rate the villa highly enough. It has everything you need and the pool is amazin… More 

Reviewed 21 Aug 2020

Libramont, Belgium

A small paradise on earth
Aug 2019

The location is amazing, there are many great places to visit, and if you want to relax, the only question you have is beach or pool..... the local people are very friendly, you can find all you need … More 

Reviewed 22 Aug 2019

Owner's reply:
We are delighted that you all enjoyed yourselves so much that you have already booked for next year as well Steve. It is our pleasure to be always available if needed to help our guests to enjoy their holidays. Thank you so much for holidaying with us at PlaceinPuglia.
Colchester, United Kingdom

Fantastic villa in Puglia
Aug 2018

A great villa in a quiet location with a variety of beaches and restaurants nearby. The villa is spotless and the pool is great for relaxing in the sunshine. We had a lovely break exploring the local… More 

Reviewed 30 Aug 2018

Owner's reply:
Thank you Michelle for your kind words and for leaving a review about us for Villa Azzurra. We really appreciate that you chose to holiday with us in Placeinpuglia Villas this year and your family were a pleasure to host. It is always encouraging to know that our guests enjoyed their holidays with us and it would be lovely to see you all again if you ever decide to return to Puglia.
Durham, United Kingdom

Lovely house and pool, excellent in every way!
Aug 2018

This is the second time we have rented a villa from Richard and Norin, again they did not disappoint us. We had a lovely time in the villa, which is close enough to walk to the nearby beach, bars, re… More 

Reviewed 27 Aug 2018

Owner's reply:
It was our pleasure having you back Jo, and it was wonderful to see you all again. Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review for us and Villa azzurra, it's great to hear that you all enjoyed yourselves holidaying with us once more and we will always be happy to have you and your family stay with us at any time.
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Send Richard & Noirin (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

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If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call Richard & Noirin (the owner) before booking?

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How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

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How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Richard & Noirin (the owner) a message.

If Richard & Noirin (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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