There’s something wonderfully therapeutic about holidaying near the coast – so we’ve compiled a list of our wonderfully relaxing properties in Puglia, all of which are by the sea (or at least within walking distance).
This three bedroom villa is nestled in the heart of Puglia, and a stone’s throw away from the coast. If you don’t spend all your holiday time relaxing on the beach, the property has wonderful grounds of pool, terrace and fantastic panoramic views.
We suggest: Heading to Carovigno, a lovely local village which is completely unspoilt and boasts some incredible restaurants
Furnished to a high standard, this luxurious property has everything you need to have a superb holiday; a large pool, five bedrooms, terrace, BBQ – oh, and a jacuzzi with panoramic views.
We suggest: Santa Maria il Bagno is under 1 kilometre away and has a fantastic beach
This contemporary three-bed property is located near the stunning town of Polignano, and has been recently renovated to an incredibly high standard. The grounds are shared (this property can be booked alongside another property for larger groups) but there’s still plenty of space for you to relax in private.
We suggest: Sampling some of the fresh local produce in one of Polignano’s many restaurants
Properties don’t get much closer to the sea than this… From Villa Alma, you can literally throw stones into the water. Nautically-themed, this five bedroom villa is perfect for water-lovers and has been tastefully decorated by the owners.
We suggest: Trying one of the fantastic fish restaurants in nearby Savelletri – it’s an area made famous by Rick Stein
Based in an exclusive, gated community (the Rosa Marina resort) this modern property makes the perfect base whether you want a week of chilling out by the – kidney-shaped – pool, or whether you want to spend your holiday exploring the local area. With three bedrooms, it’s a great choice for families – the resort has everything you need from a pharmacist to a butcher, to tennis courts, playgrounds and cocktail bars.
We suggest: Heading to the local restaurant – it’s located on the beach, and the seafood is delicious
This stunning villa is just 3km from the centre of Polignano, a town with plenty of restaurants, bars and cafes. There are six bedrooms, decorated to an incredibly high standard and with everything you need to enjoy a truly relaxing break – the property even boasts a daily cleaning service.
We suggest: Hiring a chef during your stay, to make dinner extra special (get in touch – we can arrange this for you)
This traditionally decorated two bedroom apartment has spectacular sea views – you can enjoy breakfast on the terrace overlooking the ocean. If you’re a fan of sea swimming, there are two outdoor showers for guests to utilise.
We suggest: Head to Le Maldives del Salento – the beach has been highly commended, and is very family-friendly
Pajara di Laura
This traditionally-decorated three bedroom villa has lovely sea views – and is just about in walking distance of the nearest beach. The villa is a real home away from home, and has a fantastic pool area with covered terrace for al fresco dining.
We suggest: Visiting the beaches at Torre Vado – you won’t be disappointed (and they’re around a 4 minute drive).
This modern property is set in immaculate grounds – including pool – and has three bedrooms. It makes a great choice for a family holiday, and the property has all the modcons you would want from a holiday rental villa. Outside, you’ll find both a BBQ and pizza oven
We suggest: If you’re a golf fan, hotel Masseria Caselli is a short drive away with golf course (and fantastic restaurant)
This three bedroom villa has been beautifully renovated, and is an extremely spacious place for guests to relax. Outside, you’ll find a walled garden encapsulating a pool and terrace. Inside, you’ll find quirky traditionally-inspired decor.
We suggest: Exploring the local area; you’re surrounded by history from medieval towns to prehistoric roots