Featured hotels in Salento

  • £167

    Average price per night

    Masseria Mongiò dell'Elefante, Otranto
    9.0 Superb 116 reviews
    Description Offering a seasonal outdoor pool, Masseria Mongiò dell'Elefante is situated in Otranto in the Apulia Region. The resort has a terrace and views of the garden, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar.
    Review

    "beautiful location, very quiet, managed by a fantastic team of very engaged people. ivan, giogio and team, you are doing a fantastic job. always helpful and really taking care of your guests. impressive."

    Markus. Poland
  • £75

    Average price per night

    Est hotel, Santa Cesarea Terme

    Est hotel

    Santa Cesarea Terme

    9.5 Exceptional 170 reviews
    Description Situated in Santa Cesarea Terme, Est hotel offers 4-star accommodation with free bikes, a terrace and a shared lounge.
    Review

    "Lovely place, very modern, clean and great location. Great room, breakfast was light and easy."

    SmiffyTravels. United Kingdom
  • £101

    Average price per night

    Montiro' Hotel, Leuca
    9.0 Superb 206 reviews
    Description With a peaceful location in the beautiful Salento area, Montiro' Hotel boasts a vast garden with a swimming pool and olive trees.
    Review

    "Everything was wonderful! Beautiful spa feeling. Spectacular infinity pool. Professional service. Excellent price. Great food. Exceeded our expectations!"

    Stephen. Canada
  • £126

    Average price per night

    Masseria Muntibianchi AgriResort, Otranto
    9.7 Exceptional 319 reviews
    Description Situated in Giurdignano, 4 km from Otranto, Masseria Muntibianchi AgriResort features a seasonal outdoor pool, sun terrace and lounge bar. Some rooms include a flat-screen TV and vaulted ceilings.
    Review

    "Everything was impressive. Newly renovated property, beautiful, clean and elegantly styled. Lovely grounds and pool. Breakfast was fabulous, a huge array of freshly prepared savory and sweet treats...."

    Justin. Austria
  • £103

    Average price per night

    Grand Hotel Riviera - CDSHotels, Santa Maria al Bagno
    9.1 Superb 502 reviews
    Description Offering free WiFi throughout the property, a sun terrace with a swimming pool and a garden, Grand Hotel Riviera - CDSHotels is situated in Santa Maria al Bagno.
    Review

    "All the staff offered an outstanding service from the moment we arrived to the moment we left, nothing was too much, always friendly and helpful - even the hotel manager Simone made time to speak to all..."

    AMEET. United Kingdom
  • £276

    Average price per night

    Masseria Muzza, Otranto
    9.3 Superb 153 reviews
    Description Offering a free spa, 2 traditional restaurants, and rooms with a spa bath, Masseria Muzza is set 10 minutes' drive from the centre of Otranto and 3 km from Baia dei Turchi beach.
    Review

    "Simply the best hotel I have ever stayed in. Understated luxury to perfection. I stayed her in in 2016, and then again in (July) 2018. I have no words to describe its mesmerizing beauty, you never want..."

    Giovanna. Australia
  • £316

    Average price per night

    La Fiermontina Urban Resort in Lecce, Lecce
    9.5 Exceptional 110 reviews
    Description Offering an outdoor pool, a bar and a restaurant, La Fiermontina Urban Resort is located in the centre of Lecce, in the Apulia Region.
    Review

    "Just about everything. There is really nothing significant to fault. Very comfortable beds. Great staff and very good location. Beautiful outdoor areas and pool amongst olive trees."

    Diana. Australia
  • £36

    Average price per night

    Tobacco Suite, Mesagne
    9.7 Exceptional 290 reviews
    Description Tobacco Suite in Mesagne has a shared lounge and a bar. Free WiFi is featured. At the hotel, rooms have a desk and a flat-screen TV.
    Review

    "Waited up really late for us to arrive and still got a really warm welcome"

    Julia. United Kingdom
  • £65

    Average price per night

    Executive Inn Boutique Hotel, Brindisi
    9.1 Superb 578 reviews
    Description Hotel Executive Inn is located in Brindisi and it offers modern-style rooms and free WiFi throughout. A rich continental breakfast is provided daily in the shared dining area.
    Review

    "Perfect location in Il centro storico. One street from main thoroughfare so close but not noisy. Beautiful modern facility with fashion forward Pugliese chic design but extremely functional. Real Wi-Fi,"

    John. USA
  • £62

    Average price per night

    Hotel Cicò, Torre Santa Sabina
    9.2 Superb 128 reviews
    Description Hotel Cicò is located in Torre Santa Sabina, 40 metres from the Adriatic Sea beach. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant.
    Review

    "Lovely hotel with large bedroom. Very friendly and helpful staff. Excellent breakfast with a personal touch. Al Boschetto restaurant in Carovigno which was recommended by the manager was also excellent."

    D W Maughan. United Kingdom

Salento highlights

The watchtowers around Salento
The coast of Salento is speckled with numerous fascinating watchtowers, originally built in the 16th century to fend off pirates.
Try the mouthwatering pasticciotto
Visit one of the many cafés in Lecce’s Piazza Sant’Oronzo and relish this scrumptious mix of rustic pastry and creamy custard.
Punta della Suina Beach
Surrounded by a pine forest, the crystal-clear waters, fine sand and stunning views of historic Gallipoli make this beach a perfect paradise.
The Zinzulusa and Romanelli caves
Head to Castro on the Adriatic coast and take a boat tour on crystal-clear waters to visit these 2 picturesque caves.

A Magic Southern Jewel

Comprising the south part of Italy’s Region of Puglia, the Salento peninsula is located in the ‘heel’ of the Italian ‘boot’. With an unusual and beautiful landscape, it also has traditions shaped by explorers and invaders from a variety of cultures that reached its coasts.

If Salento is a jewel, the main piece is definitely the city of Lecce. Its walled historic centre is greatly admired for the uniqueness of its Baroque style. It also has a Roman theatre and a Greek amphitheatre, both still in use. Try a hotel in Lecce’s old town and go back in time!

Blessed with the waters from the Ionian and the Adriatic seas, its rocky coves and small sandy inlets contrast with the light blue waters. Popular beach hotels in Puglia’s Salento region are located near the Alimini Lakes and the Portoselvaggio Bay.

Other important coastal areas are Porto Cesareo, Torre dell'Orso, Santa Maria di Leuca and Santa Cesarea Terme. Gallipoli and Otranto deserve a visit not only for their beaches, but also because of their beautiful historic centres, mostly shaped during the Aragonese domination of the area.

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