Accommodation in Puglia is plentiful. It’s common to find B&Bs and boutique hotels in restored spaces with histories stretching back several centuries, and most retain a lot of that old-world charm.
Many have a prominent wellness angle, with spas, saunas, massage and other relaxation offerings working in concert with the region’s famous blue skies and unobstructed ocean views. Of course you’ll choose where you stay based on what you plan to do, but don’t be surprised if your accommodation has enough unique attributes to keep you exploring without leaving the premises.
Masseria Moroseta, Ostuni
Set within five hectares of organic olive fields, Masseria Moroseta is a Pugliese farmhouse converted into a homely B&B. From the arch-laden courtyard to the sandstone walls and limestone floors, there’s a relaxing air of simplicity here. That said, there’s a decidedly up-to-date green focus, with solar power and modern energy-saving insulation. And, with its location overlooking both the Adriatic Sea and “the white city” of Ostuni, it offers a welcome down-to-earth atmosphere amid this culturally rich region.
Lama di Luna, Andria
From the outside, this fortified farmhouse resembles a rustic, sun-soaked fort. Step inside and you’ll be transported to the 18th century, starting with dinner on the veranda set against the surrounding olive groves at dusk. There’s a cosy private cinema and library warmed by an open fire. The popular wellness suites…
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