Luxury Hotels and Villas in Puglia & The Deep South

The Masseria Torre Maizza is an elegant boutique hotel overlooking the Mediterranean and hidden within acres of olive groves and it’s our favourite place to stay after a day of soaking up Puglia’s charming ambience. The region is growing in popularity with visitors keen to explore one or two of Italy’s more hidden gems and, in more ways than one, it’s hot on the heels of Italy’s more discovered hotspots. On your Italian holiday, make the journey to wonderful Puglia for a glimpse of Italy behind the scenes.

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Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita

Location: Puglia & The Deep South | Italy

In the southern Italian town of Matera, ancient caves have been transformed into the gorgeous guestrooms of the Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita. Now declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the previously abandoned caves have been beautifully restored by entrepreneur Daniele Kihlgren, carefully preserving the rustic charm and striking architecture of this unique location.

Best for: History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion, Setting & Views, Eco-tourism

Borgo Egnazia

Location: Puglia & The Deep South | Italy

Italy is synonymous with family and culture, as is the palatial yet welcoming Borgo Egnazia. Built in the style of a traditional Apulian village using local stone, marble and wood, and surrounded by olive and lemon trees, this sprawling resort inspires you to explore the architecture and history of the unspoilt villages in the area. 

Best for: Service & Hospitality, Family-friendly, Setting & Views, Luxury Hotel

Le Alcove

Location: Puglia & The Deep South | Italy

Enjoying a unique location in the heart of Alberobello’s historic UNESCO-listed centre, Le Alcove is set in a group of magnificently restored ancient trulli, the trademark of this beautiful town, surrounded by rolling green hills. Unsurprisingly, it oozes history, character and style.

Best for: Cultural Immersion, Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Setting & Views

Masseria Torre Maizza

Location: Puglia & The Deep South | Italy

An exquisite boutique Rocco Forte hotel located within acres of olive groves overlooking the azure Adriatic, Masseria Torre Maizza, housed in a restored 16th-century masseria, combines rustic Italian charm with a sophisticated contemporary, chic style.

Best for: Boutique Hotel, Chic Design, Setting & Views, Beach

Masseria Torre Coccaro

Location: Puglia & The Deep South | Italy

This white-washed farmhouse-cum-fortress is a fantastic family-run boutique hotel. Set amidst orchards and olive groves in Puglia, Masseria Torre Coccaro was built into the bedrock some 500 years ago, its caverns reflecting the rustic charm of its wild surroundings.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Boutique Hotel

La Fiermontina

Location: Puglia & The Deep South | Italy

This luxurious 17th-century hotel effortlessly blends tradition with modernity, and offers A-list treatment and world-class service. La Fiermontina is ideal for both discovering Lecce and exploring cities like Ostuni and Alberobello, while soaking up the culture and rustic charm of Puglia.

Best for: Boutique Hotel, Cultural Immersion, Food & Wine, Mini-moon

Don Ferrante

Location: Puglia & The Deep South | Italy

Don Ferrante, named after a Neapolitan nobleman, occupies a centuries-old sea fortress, and this labyrinthine hideaway is full of character. With its whitewashed walls, vaulted ceilings, rooftop pool and terrace restaurant serving exquisite traditional Italian cuisine, as well as exemplary hospitality, this Puglian retreat enchants all who wander through its doors.

Best for: Boutique Hotel, Setting & Views, History & Heritage, Honeymoon

Masseria Salinola

Location: Puglia & The Deep South | Italy

Masseria Salinola is a luxury country hotel near Ostuni in the countryside of Puglia in south Italy. An impeccably restored 16th-century farmhouse surrounded by olive groves, a stay at Masseria Salinola allows you to experience the delicious cuisine and rustic way of life that Puglia is famous for.

Best for: Boutique Hotel, Setting & Views, Village Life, Hideaway

Canne Bianche_Lifestyle Hotel

Location: Puglia & The Deep South | Italy

This hotel is simply beautiful, inside and out - arriving at Canne Bianche_Lifestyle Hotel, you’ll immediately notice the striking contrast of the whitewashed building against the turquoise pool – and the beach is just a few steps away. For a touch of quintessential Mediterranean style and tradition, look no further. 

Best for: Romantic, Beach, Luxury Hotel, Honeymoon

Palazzo Gattini

Location: Puglia & The Deep South | Italy

There’s no shortage of grandeur at Palazzo Gattini, a 15th-century stone palace that retains its rich heritage while fully embracing the 21st century. From the stunning limestone suites to the atmospheric cave spa, this hotel exudes history, style and elegance. It has a prime position overlooking beautiful Matera, with its winding stone streets and evocative caves.  

Best for: Cultural Immersion, Spa & Wellness, Boutique Hotel, Romantic

Masseria Cimino

Location: Puglia & The Deep South | Italy

This 18th-century farmhouse retains its unique character and charm but has a thoroughly modern and stylish feel. Set in expansive grounds of century-old olive groves and vegetable gardens, with stunning views across to the nearby Adriatic Sea, Masseria Cimino is secluded and exclusive. Spend your days relaxing in the sun and exploring the pretty coastlines and ancient ruins of Puglia.

Best for: Honeymoon, Hideaway, Rustic, Setting & Views


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