Farmstead, old fishermen's cottages, 1800s palaces, noblemen's villas and....Trulli - all set amongst a dreamlike sea, oak trees, vineyards and ancient olive groves that contrast with the whiteness of the lime and the stones. Puglia is an enchanting land where the sun always shines, and the art of hospitality is in its soul. Let us then take a look at some of these fabulous places and special events all under the vigilant eye of the ancient olive trees.
La Peschiera Hotel Resort - Monopoli Bari. What was once a fish hatchery during the reign of the Borboni family is now a small and exclusive Relais, with a charming atmosphere, located in an extraordinarily beautiful area permeated by a soft sea breeze: an enchant location for a romantic wedding (http://www.classvenues.com/
Terranobile Resort – Bari. Surrounded by olive trees and located just outside, this nobleman's villa dates back to the end of the 1800s and boasts magnificent vaulted ceilings (over 5mts in height) and offers its guests the elegant atmosphere of a bygone era - an intimate, friendly place which devotes much attention to detail. Its colours reflect those of the sun and the earth of this Mediterranean location, as Mediterranean is the menu proposing by the Chef in the elegant restaurant “La Dama” with an enchanting view on the park: a suggestive location for a wedding reception or a special event. The style and elegant ambience of this noble villa permeate throughout the 15 bedrooms and also the Spa, which is located below ground and boasts a hammam, ipogea bath, sauna and vichy-shower, where guests can be pampered in a candle lit atmosphere.
Finally Quis Ut Deus - Crispiano Taranto. The 1712 Masseria (farmstead) is located in grounds covering over 50 hectares of olive groves and Mediterranean woods: it is permeated by an evocative atmosphere thanks to a group of trulli (the local UNESCO protected stone-built dwellings) and a small frescoed chapel and its peculiar name derives from an image of Saint Michael Archangel which was discovered inside the chapel. 11 rooms are captivating, with furniture crafted from tree roots, a SPA proposing facials based on ass’s milk, and a refined restaurant, located in the ancient olive processing area with its original millstone and wooden presses, offering simple and traditional dishes on elegant fine china plates. Such a special location with typical but elegant details, where guests will be wrapped in so many colours and scents inside but also outside. A place full of fascination an suggestion for an exclusive wedding and enchanting event.