The remote yet captivating heel of Italy’s boot has 800km of stunning coastline. Two seas meet here: the Adriatic to the east and the Ionian to the south. It dramatically combines sun-bleached landscapes, hill-top coastal towns and Baroque churches. Popular with Italians, in some places it can be gloriously rare to hear a foreign voice.
Masseria San Domenico Spa Thalasso & Golf
Dating back to the 14th century, the Masseria San Domenico is surrounded by ancient olive groves with distant views of the Adriatic Sea. Designed with adults in mind, it has a private sandy beach and an 18-hole golf course within minutes of the hotel. The Thalassotherapy spa is one of the best in Italy, offering a comprehensive range of therapy treatments using water sourced from a natural hot spring deep underground the property along with seawater and seaweed sourced from the nearby Adriatic Sea.
Spacious and elegant rooms are well equipped, many with private balconies or patios overlooking the olive groves. The restaurant uses fruit, vegetables and olive oil grown on the property along with fresh fish and shellfish from the Adriatic coast.
San Domenico Golf is an 18-hole par 72 links course. Home to the PGA European Challenge Tour Grand Final with stunning sea views from nearly every tee.
Facilities/Activities: Saltwater pool, tennis courts, volleyball, Bicycle hire, horse riding, golf and scuba diving nearby
Each trip is tailor-made and many different sized groups can be accommodated, but as an example: Prices start from £4,480 (low season) per person based on four passengers flying by Citation XLS from Farnborough to Bari and staying for 2 nights in 2 x Junior Suite Masseria. Transfers from Bari Airport and breakfastare included. Other aircraft and departure airports are available.