Italy’s sun-drenched heel, Puglia, known for its whitewashed hill towns, centuries-old farmland and long Mediterranean coastline, invites you to escape to an authentic Italian experience packed with luxurious accommodations. i promise. Here, ancient olive groves and vineyards stretch across the landscape, providing a tranquil backdrop for luxurious villas that blend historic charm with modern comfort. Whether you want to savor the region’s rich culinary traditions, explore architectural wonders such as the emblematic Trulli Houses, or simply soak up the tranquil beauty of its pristine beaches, Puglia is It offers a sublime retreat for those seeking the ultimate villa vacation.
Borgo Ignazia Villa Magnifica
The villa is decorated with antique furniture, artwork and carved ornaments, mostly in cream colours. Magnifica transports guests into his 21st century with a home theater system, game table, iPod dock, and honor bar. A private walled terrace features a swimming pool, cabana and barbecue, but you also have access to his four pools in the main resort. The villa has his three main bedrooms and his fourth space which can be used as an adjoining sleeping area or a treatment room within the villa.
Borgo Ignazia Villa Bella
Built of Tufo limestone for a period feel, this charming mansion blends seamlessly into its Apulian surroundings. The three-bedroom villa in pastel tones is divided into three floors, including the basement. One is a king size with a four poster bed with a canopy, the other two can be used as doubles or twins. Bike rentals for adults and children, L’Amande bath products, and twice-daily turndown service are all provided. Spend your days at the 40-acre resort’s beach club or on luxurious loungers next to his 5-metre L-shaped pool.
Palazzo Bernardini de Pace
The two wings and walled gardens that make up this columned palace were once the property of the nobility. It also retains a grand period aesthetic with high vaulted ceilings, chandeliers, roll-top baths, rooftop terraces, antique furniture, artwork, and swirling marble floors. To these we have added a chic square 3 meter pool with hydromassage corner (ozone sterilized and chlorine free), an integrated outdoor sound system, a wood-fired pizza oven and many other modern amenities. Views of Piazza Bagnolo del Salento and the church add to the authentic charm of Palazzo Bernardini de Pace.
This centuries-old, three-story, eight-bedroom villa sleeps up to 17 people (though five bedrooms can be rented for smaller groups) . There are enough facilities for active types, including a gym, hammam/steam, tennis court, table football, bicycles and yoga mats. Nature lovers will love spending time on the property, which includes a walled garden, orchard, herb garden, two outdoor dining areas (one with a wood-fired pizza oven), and a pool next to the original well. Enjoy. Interior decorations include furniture from Browns Hotel London, Gambian wood carvings, Dogon masks, and Jordanian rugs from Queen Rania Foundation.
Surrounded by olive trees on the outskirts of San Michele Salentino, this modern, minimalist villa consists of three buildings. The owner, an architect and fashion designer, emphasized natural light in the interior. Also, thanks to the layout, each of the three bedrooms enjoys a sense of privacy, perfect for groups who want to retreat into their own space. Outside there is a 40 meter swimming pool, sun loungers, seasonal outdoor shower, outdoor kitchen with barbecue facilities and dining table. Villa Padarini is suitable for families (pets included).
The village that gives this 16th-century villa its name is an easy walk, and the coastline can be reached in 30 minutes by car. Interior highlights include terrazzo-style floors with cozy Australian rugs, range cookers, BOSE sound systems, 18th-century dining tables and chairs, and media rooms. Outside, you can enjoy a saltwater plunge pool. There is a sunny courtyard and a two-storey terrace. Casa Salento accommodates its guests in 3 double bedrooms, 1 single room and 2 living rooms.
Masseria del Vigneto
This former farmhouse and attached outbuildings have been restored by Apulian craftsmen, with interiors by Anthony Filmer of Tully Filmer and James Waterworth of Thurstan Design. The existing vineyard, Mediterranean garden, meadows, paths and wooded hillside grounds have been expanded with a pool and tennis court for guests to enjoy, and an old cow barn has been converted into a dining area. All of his 10 double bedrooms at Masseria del Vigneto have en suite bathrooms, most with ceramic roll tops or stone soaking bathtubs. Your stay includes maid service and a private chef.