Vacation Home Masseria Il Mandorlo Fiorito
Galante Menzella Snc, 72013 Ceglie Messapica, Italy –
Excellent location – rated 9.2/10! (score from 6 reviews)
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drink di benvenuto (tavolo ceramica di Maggie Maggi)
The Masseria Il Mandorlo Fiorito, formely part of the old masseria Galante. It is located about 1 km from the historic centre of Ceglie Messapica. Built in local stone dates back to the XIX century, but is presumably far more ancient. The only definite date is although 1860. The masseria has been restored in 2014, by the new owners, today called Il Mandorlo Fiorito, is one of the most beautiful of the “valle d’Itria”. Surrounded by large open green spaces, ancient olive trees, an orchard, a vegetable garden. The apartments, called villas, the hall, the alcove, and the antique mangers, back onto a central barnyard, under the shadow of the acacia trees. Around the two apartments Villa Fico and Villa Ulivo, there is a wide open green space with a barbecue area and the gorgeous large swimming pool, for the exclusive use of the guests. The wide parking area is inside of the masseria. The Masseria in the heart of the Itria Valley, is in hilly area (300 mt lm) but only 15 minutes by car from the sea. The masseria provides for a huge infinity pool (6x 12 mt. x h 1,35) where it is not allowed to dive., and vast outer spaces with a relax area at the service of the guests, spacious parking
The owners originally from Puglia, settled in Florence, after they had lived for several years around the world, as in the Far East or in North Africa, where they personally realized and managed hotels of their own propriety.[/font1] After having acquired a huge amount of experience in the field of international tourism, they recently decided to come back to Puglia, where they fell in love with the Masseria. Maria had worked as an expert gourmand and interior designer for prestigious magazines and private clients, thence she took care of the design of the entire Masseria, including works of art of contemporary artists. Maria Grazia, called Maggie, is a jeweller, a sculptor, and a ceramist. Vanessa is an art historian, a tour guide, a painter. Maggie leads drawing on ceramic courses, and Vanessa leads cultural-historical strolls, exclusively for the guests of the Masseria. (As tour guide Vanessa holds tours in Florence, to book in advance). Altoghether they take care of the Masseria and their clients, trying to give their best.
The Masseria is located at only 800 mt. from the historical site Ceglie Messapica, an ancient village of messapian origins, known as the gastronomy’s regional capital. We are in the heart of the valle d’Itria, a land rich of olive trees and the ancient typical “trulli”, at a strategic point that easily allows to reach the sea sides of the Adriatic (15 mins.) and Jonian (50 mins.). In the nearby there are supermarkets, confectioneries, grocery stores, and farms which sell their natural and organic products (animals, dairy products) at km 0. Naturalistic Walkings in the countryside with olive groves, “trulli”, farmhouses. *Decoration on ceramic courses –to book in advance only for our guest may-june and september-october *Italian language and culture for foreigners: conversation –to book in advance: september-october Golf 35 km. Coccaro Golf.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish, French, Italian
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Area Info –
Costa Merlata10.6 miles
Terme di Torre Canne12.3 miles
Zoosafari Fasanolandia14.8 miles
Torre Guaceto15.1 miles
Torre Guaceto Reserve15.5 miles
San Domenico Golf16.4 miles
Trullo Church of St. Anthony16.5 miles
Archaeological Museum Egnazia16.7 miles
Trullo Sovrano16.7 miles
Erasmo Iacovone Stadium18.7 miles
Restaurants & Markets
Il Capitolo Restaurant0.9 miles
Rionale settimanale Market1.2 miles
PAM Supermarket0.3 miles
La Martinese Cafe/Bar0.5 miles
Pineta Ulmo Mountain3.7 miles
Villanova Ocean/Sea10.6 miles
Casale Airport23.2 miles
Karol Wojtyla Airport51 miles
Most Popular Landmarks
National Archaeological Museum of Taranto Marta18.8 miles
Taranto Sotterranea18.9 miles
Castello Aragonese18.9 miles
Taranto Cathedral19.1 miles
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Most Popular Facilities
- Designated smoking area
- Air conditioning
- Honeymoon suite
- Family rooms
- Non-smoking rooms
Sit back and relax
- Outdoor fireplace
- Picnic area
- Outdoor furniture
- Sun deck
- BBQ facilities
Pool and Spa
- Swimming pool
- Kids' pool
- Yoga classes
- Beach umbrellas
- Beach chairs/Loungers
- Shallow end
- Pool/Beach towels
- Pool with view
- Infinity pool
- Open-air bath
- Outdoor pool (seasonal)
- Outdoor pool (year-round)
- Outdoor pool
Pets are not allowed.
- Live music/Performance Off-site
- Cooking class (additional charge)
- Bike tours (additional charge)
- Walking tours (additional charge)
- Temporary art galleries
- Snorkeling Off-site (additional charge)
- Horseback riding Off-site (additional charge)
- Cycling Off-site
- Hiking Off-site
- Canoeing Off-site (additional charge)
- Windsurfing Off-site (additional charge)
- Fishing Off-site
Food & Drink
- Bottle of water
- Grocery deliveries (additional charge)
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free! Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
- Accessible parking
- Shuttle service
- Airport drop-off (additional charge)
- Airport pickup (additional charge)
- Airport shuttle (additional charge)
- Shuttle service (additional charge)
- Bicycle rental (additional charge)
Front Desk Services
- Tickets to shows/attractions
- Currency exchange
- Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
- Baby safety gates
- Babysitting/Child services (additional charge)
- Daily housekeeping
- Fax/Photocopying (additional charge)
- Meeting/Banquet facilities (additional charge)
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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! Up to two children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All children under 16 years are charged EUR 40 per night for extra beds.
Any additional older children or adults are charged EUR 40 per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 2.
Any type of extra bed is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
ATM card Masseria Il Mandorlo Fiorito accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
Guests need be quiet between 12:00 AM and 7:00 AM.
Please inform Masseria Il Mandorlo Fiorito of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.
Swimming pool is closed from Mon, Nov 05, 2018 until Fri, Apr 12, 2019
A damage deposit of EUR 250 is required on arrival. That's about 281.59USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.