AFFILIATE PORTFOLIO BEACH
OUTDOOR LIVING SPACE
Set on its own private estate surrounded by five acres of lush olive groves in the Salanto region of Puglia, this luxurious residence features five spacious bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and a grand, open floorplan with vaulted ceilings.
Centered around two courtyards, the home was designed with a historical 15th century look, and includes two beautiful white-stone buildings—a main house and separate annex—as well as a large patio space complete with pergola, infinity pool, stone barbecue, and pizza oven.
It’s convenient to the small towns of Carpignano and Martano and just a short drive away from the port of Otranto and the historic Baroque city of Lecce, making it the perfect home-base for your vacation in Puglia.
The rustic region of Puglia has long been known among Italians as a go-to vacation destination, and tourists are now starting to catch on. Home to one of the largest stretches of coastline in Italy as well as fascinating architecture, lush vineyards and forests, charming historic villages, and truly exceptional cuisine, there’s something here for almost every interest.
You can spend your days enjoying the seaside air, basking in the warm Mediterranean sun, or immersing yourself in the unique sights, sounds, and tastes of the peninsula. Best of all, the slower pace of life in Puglia gives visitors the opportunity to explore this beautiful region without the feeling of being rushed from one activity to the next.
Enjoy a full or half-day tour of some of Puglia’s best wineries with an experienced local driver/guide. Most tours include lunch and can be customized to your preferences.
Learn to make authentic Pugliese dishes with a three-hour home cooking experience on a private estate in Leece. Using local ingredients, two professional sommeliers will show you how to craft a full lunch or dinner menu. After cooking, relax and enjoy the meal along with a selection of fine wine.
Take a small-group boat excursion along the stunning coastline of Polignano a Mare, just north of Salento. Explore picturesque grottoes and coves and dive into the water to swim or snorkel.
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Puglia has some of the brightest seas, most diverse art and architecture, most mouthwatering peasant cuisine and kindest people in all of Italy — including strangers who will go out of their way to lead you to one after another stunning beach on impossibly lapis-lazuli waters.