Apulia: A lesser-known holiday gem on Italy’s south easterly tip | Activity Holidays | Travel

Apulia: A lesser-known holiday gem on Italy’s south easterly tip | Activity Holidays | Travel

Apulia is beautiful and away from Italy's crowdsGETTY / PH

Apulia is beautiful and away from Italy’s madding crowds

However, at Robinson Club Apulia, bagging sun loungers is banned by the disarmingly charming Italian general manager, Mario. After 24 years of running this well-manicured resort, charismatic Mario has instilled the 464-room hotel with his sense of fairness, putting an end to the dreaded sunbed wars between vacationers.

I brought my family, including my 74-year-old mother, to this sleepy corner of the country, to escape the madding crowds found elsewhere in Italy.

Well-equipped for multi-generational holidays, a rising trend across Europe, Robinson Club specialises in family groups catering from the very young to grandparents – and everything else in between.

Set within a 70-acre complex, the plush resort has six swimming pools – one so vast you need never worry about crashing into other swimmers – as well as two especially for children complete with waterslides and fountains, an adults-only pool and whirlpool. 

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The Robinson Club resort is exceptionally run by General Manager Mario

Food is part of the entertainment at Robinson Club. Here the chefs cook to order in front of the guests – and they make it fun. One cook, noticeably skilled with his saute pan, reappeared one night as a dancing acrobat during an evening of circus tricks

Lucy Johnston

When it comes to sport, Robinson Club has it covered with a range of activities that will keep all the family entertained. Surfing, sailing and stand-up…

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