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Choose Salento as your next holiday destination. At the heel of Italy and lapped by the Adriatic and the Ionian Sea, Salento includes the areas of Lecce, Brindisi and part of Taranto. Find your next holiday rental along the sandy shore of the Ionian Sea in Porto Cesareo, Nardò, Gallipoli or Torre Vado. The places for a stay in the Adriatic coast include Castro Marina, Maria di Leuca, Otranto, Laghi Alimini, Casalabate, San Cataldo and Santa Cesarea Terme. You will love your stay by the sea!Fabulous lettings in southern Italy
Did you know in the area of Puglia and Salento, they have three main types of buildings? The trullo is a conical structure, the lamia is more like a sugar cube and the masseria is a house built around a courtyard. Romantic getaways with a turquoise backdrop, fantastic family holidays or a unique solo travelling, in Salento there is room for everybody. Excellent properties by the sea with stunning views from the balcony or the terrace. Find your ideal accommodation with a garden and a swimming pool for the summer. From traditional to modern accommodation that will open their doors for you. Have your coffee as you gaze at the views from your window and start your day with a good memory. Holidu helps you with the search for your new holiday rental!
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The area and getting around
As we said before, Salento is in the south of Italy but it is not a city nor a village but an area within the region of Puglia. This peninsula between two seas boasts long stretches of stunning beaches and many hidden gems for you to explore inland such as the stretches of olive trees and a relaxed vibe. Take a car and drive around to see what Salento has to offer. There are lots of surprises waiting for you!Enjoy the sun-kissed and laid-back style of SalentoPuglia has a special charm with miles of turquoise waters and incredible places to visit that will make your dream come true. Discover beautiful towns with Greek heritage like Gallipoli, the charm of Otranto, the Baroque elegance of Nardò and the prominence of Lecce. Holidays in Salento become picture-perfect memories with unforgettable landmarks and sights. You will be spoilt for choice in terms of sightseeing from castles to museums, quarries, caves and unspoilt natural beauty.
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Italians love their coffee and so do we! If you are a coffee drinker, in Salento you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to this black gold! Try the best coffee at any time of the day and sip it as you catch up with locals or just watch people coming in and out enjoying their favourite coffee choices all day long. Make sure you o know the names of the coffees before you order. Try a caffè with just one shot of dark, strong espresso or a doppio caffè which is a double espresso. Enjoy a super concentrated ristretto, a macchiato with a dash of milk or a decaffeinato so you can sleep at night! You might fancy a beautifully decorated cappuccino with frothy milk or a caffè latte in a larger glass. Want to try a corretto with Grappa or Sambuca? Ask for a caffè Shakerato, an Espressino or a Salentino and discover the great versatility of coffee. Do you have a sweet tooth? Add some whipped cream on top of your espresso and you have a caffè con panna. In the summertime or on a hot day you must try a caffè freddo or a caffè crema to cool you down!Salento for beach enthusiasts
Get ready to see the most amazing beaches you have ever seen! Salento is famous for a shore lapped by turquoise, dazzling, clean waters from the Adriatic and Ionian seas. Think about long stretches of golden sand, rocky imposing cliffs and the azure waters as your new setting. Go to Punta Prosciutto, Porto Selvaggio and Pescoluse to enjoy a lazy day under the sun. Porto Cesareo and Torre Lapilla are stunning beaches of translucent waters and translucent and glorious sand you definitely must see! Get your swimming gear!
The “heel” of Italy produces more olive oil than the rest of Italy put together due to the 60 million olive trees of the region.
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Good cuisine is always an important part of anyone’s holidays and even if you are not a real foodie, Puglia will captivate you with its flavours. Puglia’s food can be enjoyed at any restaurant but now you can learn to make it yourself by taking a cooking lesson to create simple, delicious and varied dishes. Have a great time learning how to make fresh pasta, it’ll be fun to try your hand at making fresh pasta, scapece, aubergine pie, stuffed chicken with cheese or how to make a puccia, the local sandwich made with pizza dough. Your taste sense will rise to the roof!2. Go trekking
The sea and the beaches are not the only things you can enjoy in Salento. Nature landscapes and a vast and varied terrain with plenty of hiking trails for outdoor lovers to enjoy. Explore new paths amongst 15 of the greatest hiking routes like the Canale delle Menghe or the Sentiero Belvedere, two journeys not to be missed. Go past beautiful olive tree groves, lookout points, pine forests and breathtaking landscapes.3. Admire one hundred shades of blue
There is a path that will take your breath away the minute you make contact with it. The Grotta Azzurra Path’s name contains the key. A blend of different shades of blue in this Blue Cave will mesmerise you. There is a simple path leading to the Path of Ciolo, starting in the Ciolo Gagliano del Capo. By the Ciolo there is the path of Cipollone that leads to the Old Port of Novaglie with several historical and natural cues.4. Go on a wine tour
The remarkable wines of Salento grow in fertile soils producing great red and white wines. Try some Chardonnay, a Vermentino, a Negroamaro or a Primitivo and Negroamaro. All the varieties of Italian wines are beautifully blended by the wineries of Salento including the use of traditional or modern techniques in the winemaking process. Organise a day visit to a winery and enjoy a vineyard tour and a wine tasting at Leone de Castris, Tenute Rubino or Mottura Vini Del Salento. The list does not end here of course! Salento is full of locally produced, high-quality wines from both small and large wineries that will make your day a great experience!5. The Alimini Lakes, a true paradise
Alimini Beach deserves a few lines on its own and it is a must-see of Salento with beaches, lakes and forests. Located north of Baia dei Turchi, Otranto, the Alimini consists of Alimini Grande lake in the north and Alimini Piccolo in the south. These are fed by fresh water from Zudrea and Rio Grande and also from the sea, in the case of Alimini Grande. Enjoy a nice day in this protected area surrounded by Mediterrean lush vegetation and the fresh fragrance of the pine forests.
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|🏡 Holiday lettings available:||8759 properties.|
|💳 Discount available:||up to -31%.|
|🌙 Minimum price per night:||from £40.|
|⭐ Most popular amenities:||air conditioning, Wi-Fi and garden.|
|🐾 Pet-friendly:||3641 properties.|
|🏊 With pool:||1838 properties.|