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La Masseria San Domenico

Puglia, Italy

La Masseria San Domenico is a luxurious hotel set on the little explored coastline of Puglia, surrounded by olive groves. Relax in the Thalassotherapy spa, plunge into the refreshing Adriatic, or play a round of golf on the San Domenico course.

At a Glance

  • Masseria San Domenico lies only 500 meters from the sea

  • State-of-the-art Thalassotherapy Spa

  • The hotel's selection of restaurants use vegetables and home grown products, including olive oil and fruit that are grown and produced on San Domenico's own land

  • The hotel lies on the championship links San Domenico 18 hole Golf course

  • The historical main building of the Masseria San Domenico dates back to the 14th century and was used by the Knights of Malta

Beach, Golf, Honeymoon, Spa & health

Insider's View

The main Masseria building dates back to the 15th Century and was used as a watch tower by the Knights of Malta

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Insider's View

Masseria San Domenico is set amongst 60 hectares of olive trees and produce their own delicious olive oil which makes for a wonderful souvenir!

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Description

La Masseria San Domenico was once one of Italy’s oldest watchtowers, dating back to the 14th century. This beautiful whitewashed stone building has undergone careful restoration and been converted into a luxury five-star hotel whilst still retaining a distinct Greek feel. The hotel is surrounded by ancient olive groves with distant views of the Adriatic Sea. La Masseria has a private sandy beach and an 18-hole golf course within minutes of the hotel, and the Thalassotherapy spa offers a comprehensive range of seawater therapy treatments.

The spacious and elegant rooms and suites have beautiful garden or sea views and are well equipped with satellite TV, mini-bar and safe. Some suites boast Jacuzzi bathtubs and a private terrace with panoramic sea views. The restaurant uses fruit, vegetables and olive oil grown on the hotel's own land as well as fresh fish and shellfish from the Adriatic coast. The cuisine specializes in the favorites from the Puglia region.

The relatively undiscovered Puglia region offers much to see and do including visits to Alberobello, Castellana caves, Lecce and Polignano a Mare.

Accommodation

The rooms and suites are spacious with beautiful garden or sea views and the suites have large luxurious living areas. Junior suites are perfect for families and feature a Jacuzzi shower and large balcony with private patio overlooking the olive groves. All rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, satellite TV, safe, mini-bar, hairdryer and DVD player.

Childcare

There are no facilities available at the hotel for young children as the hotel has been designed with adults in mind.

Facilities

The San Domenico restaurant offers specialties from the typical cuisine of Puglia and a rich selection of the best wines from this region. The Pool Grill serves mouth watering buffets and the Ulvio bar is the perfect spot to enjoy a drink in the light evening breeze. Other facilities include a salt water swimming pool, a private sandy beach, two tennis courts, an 18 hole golf course, a volleyball pitch, mountain bikes to hire, a sauna, a Turkish bath, a gym and a fantastic Thalassotherapy Spa.

Activities

The hotel has bikes available to hire and there are opportunities for horse riding, golf, and scuba diving nearby. There are plenty of interesting sights to visit including Alberobello, Polignano a Mare, Castellana caves, Lecce and the Salento area.

Location & Directions

Puglia, Italy

La Masseria San Domenico lies only 500 meters from the Adriatic coast in the Italy's Puglia region, between Bari and Brindisi.

When to go

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.

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