In a lush Mediterranean garden
Villa Puglia is a large historic sea view villa in a in a lush Mediterranean garden only 50 m from the sea. Located on the Adriatic coast in the south of Italy (the heel), it is a delightful and romantic setting, surrounded by gardens planted with unusual and exotic plants, there is a small pool, and there are gorgeous views over the surrounding pine trees and palms down to the blue water.
The villa is one of those exceptional sites where Italian civilization comes alive each summer. This sumptuous dwelling (500 sqm living space and 1 ha garden), summer residence to Dukes since the 19th century, is still owned by a descendent, who has preserved its authentic atmosphere. The villa overlooks the Adriatic Sea: its private alley lined with century old trees leads down to the small port of Tricase with its multi-colored fishing boats and inviting to a swim in his clear waters.
The property consists of the main villa (430 m²) and two small annex buildings (70 m²) . In the main villa a total of 10 people can be accommodated. Upon request and for an additional fee, 6 additional beds can be added opening the two annex buildings bringing the total capacity of the villa to 16 guests. Please note that the furnishing of the annex buildings is simple and functional.
Walk to the small village! At Tricase porto (approx. 150 m distant) you will find a grocery shop, three restaurants, two pizzerias and two bars, and the small harbor has a very small beach too. In the larger village Tricase (3 km) there is a bank, post office, pharmacy and a supermarket.
About the region
Puglia, the "heel" of the boot of Italy, has only recently gained popularity as a holiday destination as travelers become aware of the natural beauty of its landscapes and the wealth of fascinating towns with Greek, Norman and Caracen-influenced architecture, and the magnificent Baroque cathedrals in Lecce and other nearby towns. With stunning landscapes of ancient olive trees and two coastlines of pristine beaches, Puglia offers magical scenery, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, unique "trulli" architecture, caves, castles, great shopping and some of the best food and wine in Italy. Puglia is the largest producer of oilive oil in Italy and has more than 50 million olive trees, including some that are a thousand years old.
From Tricase Porto you can roam throughout Salento and can make wonderful excursions to some of Puglia's most memorable locales: visit the east coast of Salento with its magnificent cliffs hovering over its turquoise sea with grottos and creeks, and the west coast offers 50 kilometers of white sand beachs from Santa Maria di Leuca to Gallipoli; the city of Lecce, pearl of Italian baroque; the fortified ports of Otrante and Gallipoli; Santa Maria di Leuca, finibus terrae, followed by a swim in the crystal blue sea. A bit further, you can visit the legendary towns of Taranto with its Hellenistic museum, Alberobello, home of many ancient Trulli, the sassi of Matera, the sublime Castel del Monte, the Normand churches of Bari, Trani, Barletta and Ruvo. Visit the amazing seaside town of Ostuni and the spectacular Torre Guaceto. Artisanal gelato is always around the corner and you are never more than a few minutes from the sparkling sea. The cuisine of Puglia features fresh seafood, and its wines are renowned, particularly the reds from Salento and the refreshing whites from Locorotondo and Gravina. All around there are many lovely restaurants with typical "cucina salentina" as well as artcraft shops of ceramics and fabrics. At the end of the day, come home to your villa to relax over a glass of wine, overlooking the garden, and the sea all around you.
A direct train connects Rome to Lecce (6 hours), from Lecce to Tricase Porto there is another train connection (1.5 hours). The villa is 3 km distant from Tricase Porto. A car is recommanded in this region.
Our Guests Reviews
Left on Jul 2, 2018 for a stay in Jun 2018
We recently returned from our week at Villa Puglia. My family of 5 decided on Salento as an area of Italy very few friends of ours had even travelled to. Upon arrival we were met by Anna the owner and from that moment forward the grand old villa came to life! The villa itself is just as advertised in photos and has so much incredible history. The house is huge. Plenty of room for a large or small family to roam around and spread out and enjoy. The local town of Tricase Porto was perfect and we swam in the ocean every day in the morning and late afternoon. You can walk to the bakery to pick up breakfast or grab a coffee. The location was ideal for trips to the beach, Lecce, Otranto, Gallipoli and more. We had Antoinella cook dinner for us 5 of the 7 nights and that was our favorite part of each day. What a wonderful lady and cook. We loved the villa so much we have already reserved the same week for June 2019 and plan to bring a few more family this time to experience it!
We had a lovely time at Villa Puglia this June and would like to rebook for the villa in 2019. Please let me know the details and if we can get a small discount for repeat guest!
S. Fox, June 2018
A little piece of paradise
Left on Jun 28, 2015 for a stay in Jun 2015
We had a fantastic stay at Villa Puglia. The house was perfect for our group of 15, seven of whom were children. The location was perfect. There is a pool on the property and the beach is just across the street past the ice cream stand. There was plenty of room in the house and on the property for the group to spread out and come together as the day progressed. Maria Rosaria and Manni were there to maintain the property and help out every day. They couldn't have been nicer. We hired Donnatta, a local woman, to cook for us for three nights. We wish we had used her for more nights. She was extremely affordable and did the shopping and cleaned up after. Ask Maria Rosaria to put you in touch once you get there. Overall, we had a fantastic visit to villa puglia. The only draw back was the Mosquitos. Bring something for the bites.
An unforgettable vacation for a large company
Left on Sep 28, 2014 for a stay in Aug 2014
if you decide to go to Apulia, take this villa. here you will find everything you need for a relaxing stay. There is plenty of space, very comfortable bedrooms, large fully equipped kitchen and stunning views from the windows and terraces.
Beautiful Villa ideally situated in pictoreque Tricase
Left on Aug 10, 2013 for a stay in Jul 2013
Beautiful villa will exceed your expectations and transport you to a time when dukes and countessas were the patrons of this quaint, magical port of Tricase. The eloquence, grandeur and majestic nature of the villa creates a lovely ambience to enjoy with family and friends. The scent of the adriatic will lure you into the ancient arms of the southern Italian Puglia coast. Be sure to tour the Guarini family vineyards that belong to the villa to experience the wine of the region. Let the cook make your group regional specialities. The pool is great to cool down especially if you are visiting in august. Salute Ciao. Francoise Coupal
HOLIDAY HOME AMENITIES
- Pool: 5.40m circular / prefabricated
- Air conditioning in the villa: in the three reception rooms on the ground floor and the two double rooms and the twin bedroom on the first floor
- Internet WIFI connection
- Satellite TV
- Fridge with freezer
- 4 ring gas hob
- Washing machine
- Iron and ironing board
- Hair dryer
- 2 fans
- Mini safe
- 8 pool beds
- Outside shower
- Parking for 4 cars
Please note: central heating is not provided.
Small sandy beach at the harbor 50 m
Rocky beach behind the harbor 50 m
White sandy beaches Le Pescoluse 25 km
Tricase Porto (grocery shop) 50 m
Tricase town 3 km
Spa Santa Cesaria 15 km
Otranto 30 km
Golf corse Acaya 45 km
Lecce 50 km
Brindisi (airport) 85 km
Ostuni 120 km
Taranto 130 km
Alberobello 140 km
Bari 180 km
Sassi of Matera 190 km
Ruvi 200 km
Castello del Monte 220 km
Trani 220 km
Barletta 230 km
Walks along the coast
Please note: the Google Maps are only approximative, the exact address will be given after finalized booking.
Choose your holiday home
Villa: Of classical style, the white villa stands out amidst a layered landscaped filled with pine, olive and palm trees. A vast arcaded loggia with its immense shaded terrace opens out onto a view of the sea. The central part of the villa is composed of three dome shaped reception rooms built of stone. The kitchen and washing area are located in the rear. Two lateral staircases lead up to the upper floor, where two sections are diveded by a terrace. The villa contains three king size bed suites, one twin bedroom, all with their own bath plus an additional small bedroom with bunk beds.
Annex buildings: Two additional and separate accommodations are located in the lower courtyard, composed of three bedrooms (one king size bed suite and two twin bedrooms), plus two bathrooms. The interior of the annex buildings is simple and functional. Please also have look at the floor plan.
VILLA (sleeps 10)
- 2 living rooms with air conditioning
- 1 dining room with air conditioning
- 1 office
- 1 double bedroom (king size) with bathroom
- 1 kitchen
- 1 laundry
- 2 double bedrooms (king size) each with bathroom with air conditioning
- 1 twin bedroom with bathroom with air conditioning (can be prepared as double bedroom)
- 1 small room (walk-through room next to the twin bedroom) with bunk beds (suitable for children or teenagers)
ANNEXE IN THE GARDEN (sleeps 6)
- Annexe A: 1 twin bedroom with bathroom
- Annexe B: 1 double bedroom (walk-through room) with bathroom and 1 twin bedroom
- Garden, loggia and patio area
- Private circular pool (5.4 m)
21 Sep 2019 - 19 Okt 2019
2850 EUR €
24 Aug 2019 - 21 Sep 2019
3500 EUR €
4900 EUR €
5400 EUR €
Weekly rates in €
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The above mentioned rates refer to the main villa only (the annex buildings will be closed) and are based on an occupancy of 10 persons (3 double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom, 1 walk-through room with bunk beds, 4 bathrooms).
For larger groups up to 16 people 3 more bedrooms and 2 more bathrooms are available in the annex buildings (rates for the extra beds are mentioned below).
Reservations from Saturday to Saturday.
Availability only during the above mentioned dates.
No central heating available.
Pool opening dates: April 27th - October 19th.
Baby bed with linen and high chair available.
Extra services available only on request, to be specified when booking and to be paid in euros on the premises at the end of each working day:
- Cook for dinners during your stay.
Security deposit, electricity exceeding 300 kW, telephone, additional bedrooms in the annex buildings, final cleaning to be paid in euros on the premises:
- Security deposit: EUR 1000.
- Electricity / air conditioning: up to 300 kW per week are included, the amount exceeding 300 kW is due to charge.
- Baby bed if maximum capacity PAX is exceeded: EUR 50 per week.
- Telephone: metered.
- Additional bedrooms in the annex buildings:
1 double bedroom with en suite bathroom: EUR 500 per week (see photo bedroom with green tile floor).
4 single beds (in two twin bedrooms): EUR 150 per person/week.
- Final cleaning: EUR 200.
Bed, bath and kitchen linens, water, electricity up to 300 kW per week, gas, Internet WIFI connection, maid service (3 hours house cleaning per day 5 days per week and for rentals longer than a week also on Saturdays), pool cleaning service, garden maintenance all included in the price.
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