per person for 7 nights, based on 2 people sharing a Double Room on a half board basis, including return airport transfers.
At a Glance
Masseria Cimino is surrounded by the San Domenico Golf Club, a spectacular 18 hole professional golf course overlooking the sea
The walls of this ancient city of Egnatia form part of the boundaries of this property
There are plenty of interesting sights to visit in the area including Alberobello, Polignano and the Castellana caves
The bar and lounge offer delicious snacks and an impressive range of drinks as well as live music in the evenings
In the 1700's, blocks of stone from the perimeter wall of Egnatia were used to build the farmhouse, on the walls of which markings dating back to the Ancient Roman period can still be clearly seen
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The climate in Puglia is generally warm sunny and dry in April/May and again in October with the risk of the odd shower of rain. Sometimes it can be cool in the evenings. By June the weather settles in a pattern of long hot sunny days and balmy evenings especially in July and August when it can get a bit humid. Rain is unlikely but it can happen from time to time. June and September are particularly pleasurable months.
Masseria Cimino is a fortified farmhouse from the 18th century. The Masseria is built next to the archaeological site of the ruins of the Ancient Roman city, Egnatia, founded in the 6th century B.C. It is situated on the San Domenico Golf Course.
Masseria Cimino is surrounded by a vast expanse of natural beauty including century old olive groves and vegetable gardens. Being an area that specialises in the cultivation and the preserving of fruit and vegetables, local produce is highly prized here and is reflected in the amazing quality of the region's cuisine. The property is also meters from the sea, enabling guests to enjoy the luxury of the hotel whilst sampling fresh, local cuisine and enjoying breathtaking views of the surrounding area and the Adriatic sea.
Masseria Cimino has just 15 rooms which are located either in the ancient tower or the old farmhouse opposite the archaeological site. The rooms are decorated in a classic Mediterranean style. Some of the double rooms feature fireplaces and others have small balconies or terraces overlooking the golf course and the Adriatic Sea.
The Massaro Suite has a fireplace and a private patio the looks out over the San Domenico golf course.
The hotel has a lovely pool area, boat rental, bicycles, a restaurant serving traditional Puglian set menus. Guests can use the spa at Borgo Egnazia and Masseria San Domenico as well as the golf course.
All rooms have air conditioning, flat screen TVs, minibar and marble bathrooms.
The relatively undiscovered Puglia region offers much to see and do including visits to Alberobello, Castellana caves, Lecce and Polignano a Mare.
The Masseria has 15 rooms, some of which are located in the ancient tower and others in the old farmhouse adjacent to the archaeological site. There are two main styles of room, double or Massaro Suite. All rooms are furnished in a fresh Mediterranean style and are equipped with flat screen TV, mini bar, safe, and are air-conditioned. Some of the double rooms have a beautiful fireplace and others have balconies with a little terrace overlooking the golf course.
Some of the double rooms feature a beautiful fireplace while others have balconies with a little terrace overlooking the golf course.
This lovely suite features a double bedroom, 2 toilets with shower, a charming sitting room with a fireplace and a private patio overlooking the golf course.
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The Suite della Torre is the top suite at Masseria Cimino and offers a spacious bedroom and sitting area as well as a large private patio area.
There are no facilities for young children at Masseria Cimino as it has been designed with adults in mind.
Enjoy the 18 hole golf course at San Domenico which offers some breathtaking views of the Puglian countryside or cool off in the swimming pool. Boat and bicycle rentals are also available through the hotel's concierge.
The Masseria Cimino restaurant offers specialities from the typical cuisine of Puglia and a rich selection of the best wines from this region. The bar and lounge offer some delicious snacks and an impressive range of drinks all brought together with the fantastic live music that makes for a relaxing luxurious holiday.
The hotel has bikes available to hire and there are opportunities for horse riding and scuba diving nearby. There are plenty of interesting sights to visit including Alberobello, Polignano a Mare, Castellana caves, Lecce and the Salento area.
The hotel is also home to the spectacular San Domenico 18-hole golf course, built in 2001 and overlooking the stunning Adriatic sea.
Mrs Kelly (Guest)
"Scott Dunn were super as ever. We were delighted with the whole holiday and would go back like a shot. The sit down supper at Masseria Cimino worked so well - it felt like a house party and the food was stunning. Super wines were on offer and at reasonable prices".
Alberobello and the trulli houses
Visit the fascinating town of Alberobello, a UNESCO World Heritage Site home to over 1400 trulli houses, which are traditional to the region and many date back hundreds of years.
Cooking class in Puglia
Learn how to create traditional Puglian dishes in a private cooking class at a local farmhouse. Join an expert chef in the kitchen and discover the flavours of the region before enjoying your creations for lunch.
Explore the Sassi di Matera
Discover the breathtaking town of Matera in Basilicata, where ancient cave houses, known as the sassi, have been carved into the cliffs. Explore the town and learn about its unique history with your private guide.
Gastronomic tour of Lecce
Uncover the gastronomic side of Lecce on a walking tour of the city with your private guide. As you admire the beautiful architecture, enjoy tasting some of the delicious specialities that are typical of the region.
Private boat trip in Salento
Explore the Salento coastline from the water on board a private boat. Enjoy the views of coastal villages, explore fascinating caves and swim in the sparkling blue waters.
Private walking tour of Lecce
Discover the beautiful town of Lecce, renowned for its impressive Baroque architecture and dubbed the "Florence of the South". Explore Lecce with your private guide and visit some of the city's main sights.
Puglia by vintage car
Discover Puglia's landscapes from the front seat of a vintage Alfa Romeo Spider, exploring the charming villages of the Valle d'Itria with your private guide.
Walking tour of Polignano a Mare and Monopoli
Explore two of Puglia's most charming towns, Polignano a Mare and Monopoli, with your private guide. Discover the picturesque architecture and spectacular sea views as you visit these beautiful coastal towns.
Location & directions
The Masseria Cimino is in Savelletri, on the Adriatic coast, between Bari and Brindisi and very close to the San Domenico Golf Course.
How to get there
The flying time from the UK to Bari or Brindisi Airports is 2-hours 45-minutes. British Airways and Easyjet both have a service from Gatwick to Bari three times a week from March - October. Alternatively Ryan Air has a daily service to Bari and Brindisi from Stansted year round. The transfer time from Bari and Brindisi is 35 and 30-minutes respectively.
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