Stay in one of our luxury Puglia villas on your Italy vacation and enjoy all the comforts and charm, from stunning views to a private pool.
Puglia, or Apulia, is a region in Italy that makes up the “heel” of the country’s iconic boot-shape. Encompassing a huge variety of towns you can stroll through, including the famous port town of Bari, there is no end of monuments to explore and scenic spots where you can soak-up the sprawling ocean views and carefree atmosphere of Italy’s south - not to mention a vast array of quaint pizzerias and artisan ice cream parlors, where you can sample all of the culinary delights of this incredible country.
Take advantage of a vacation in this sun-soaked region of Italy with a stay in one of our beautiful vacation villas, complete with landscaped gardens and grounds, alfresco dining areas, and dreamy private pools where you can truly relax and take it all in. Our villas range in style from sprawling manors close to the shore, to quaint, rustic gems nestled deep in the countryside, where you can enjoy an authentic Puglian experience. Whatever you decide, these stunning homes are certain to ensure you return home with a full and content heart.
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The best time to visit Puglia
Spring in this Italian region is a feast for the senses. As the temperatures begin to rise and the countryside awakens from its winter slumber, Puglia transforms into a picturesque landscape. Fields burst with wildflowers, creating a colorful tapestry that's simply breathtaking. It's a time when the region sheds its winter coat and embraces a gentle warmth that entices visitors to wander through its charming towns and embrace the local way of life.
Summer is when Puglia truly comes alive. With the sun high in the sky, the coastal areas become a haven for sun-seekers and beach lovers. The Adriatic and Ionian Seas beckon with crystal-clear waters, making it the perfect time to indulge in some coastal exploration. The bustling markets and festivals add to the energetic atmosphere, providing a unique glimpse into Puglia's rich cultural heritage.
For those who prefer a quieter and more intimate experience, autumn is the time to savor Puglia's culinary delights. The grapevines heavy with fruit are harvested, and the region's vineyards offer wine enthusiasts a chance to sample some of Italy's finest wines. As the days grow shorter and the temperatures mellow, it's an ideal season to savor traditional Puglian dishes in a cozy trattoria, surrounded by locals enjoying the simple pleasures of life.
Lastly, Puglia in winter offers a sense of tranquility that is often overlooked. While the coastal towns may have a quieter vibe, the region's charm remains intact. Olive groves take on a different character, their silver leaves shimmering in the crisp air. In the historic towns, locals gather around the fireplace in charming cottages, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere that welcomes visitors seeking an authentic Italian experience.
Food and drink in Puglia
In Puglia, the culinary landscape is a true reflection of the region's rich history and cultural diversity. This charming Italian destination is renowned for its exceptional food and drink offerings, making it a gastronomic haven for travelers seeking authentic Mediterranean flavors.
Puglia's cuisine is deeply rooted in tradition, with a focus on simple yet incredibly flavorful dishes. You'll savor the taste of sun-ripened tomatoes, locally grown olives, and the region's famous "orecchiette" pasta, handmade by skilled artisans. The food here is a celebration of freshness and local ingredients, highlighting the bounties of the land and sea.
As for drinks, Puglia boasts an impressive array of regional wines that pair harmoniously with its cuisine. The rich red wines, such as Primitivo and Negroamaro, are robust and bold, while the crisp and refreshing white wines, like Fiano and Verdeca, offer a delightful contrast. Don't forget to indulge in a glass of the local olive oil as well; it's often considered some of the finest in Italy, adding a distinct richness to Puglian dishes.
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Things to do in Puglia
- Polignano del Mare, a coastal gem in Italy's Puglia region, offers breathtaking coastal cliffs, rich history, and mouthwatering cuisine. Its sheer beauty and cultural richness will leave you in awe.
Polignano del Mare
- Ostuni, a timeless Italian gem, enchants with its whitewashed charm, perched atop rolling hills. Rich history, Mediterranean flavors, and stunning vistas await, promising an unforgettable Mediterranean escape.
- Parco Naturale e Regionale delle Dune Costiere offers a haven of natural beauty along the coast. With untouched landscapes and rich biodiversity, it's a must-see for nature enthusiasts.
Parco Naturale e Regionale delle Dune Costiere
- Gallipoli, Italy, offers a rich tapestry of history, stunning coastal views, and authentic Italian culture. Its ancient streets and azure waters create an unforgettable Mediterranean escape.
- Discover the alluring Salento Coast's charm, where crystal-clear waters meet golden sands. A coastal gem that offers a unique blend of culture and nature, making it a must-visit destination.
- Lecce, a gem in Italy's south, exudes historic charm with its Baroque architecture, ancient streets, and rich culture. Delight in its timeless beauty and immerse yourself in its unique atmosphere.
- Alberobello, with its iconic trulli houses, offers a unique glimpse into traditional Apulian architecture. Its distinct charm and historical significance create an unforgettable destination in southern Italy.
- Valle d'Itria enchants with its picturesque landscapes and historic charm. This Italian gem reveals ancient beauty amidst rolling hills and charming villages, a timeless journey through Italy's rich heritage.
- Torre Sant'Andrea, an Italian coastal gem, offers rugged beauty, rich history, and breathtaking vistas. With dramatic cliffs and crystalline waters, it's a must-see destination for an unforgettable escape.
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Villas in Puglia with Travel Extras
Nestled in the heart of the picturesque region of Puglia, our luxury villas offer an unmatched travel experience that goes beyond the ordinary. Puglia, with its rich history and unique culture, sets the stage for an unforgettable vacation. Our villas in this charming region offer not just comfortable accommodation, but a world of Travel Extras and Concierge services that elevate your stay to an unparalleled level of luxury.
When you choose one of our villas in Puglia, you gain access to a range of Travel Extras that enhance your journey. From private chefs who can whip up authentic local dishes in the comfort of your villa to chauffeur services that let you explore the region without a worry, we have thought of every detail to make your stay exceptional. Additionally, our villas often come with exclusive amenities like private pools and well-manicured gardens, ensuring you have a relaxing sanctuary to return to after your day's adventures.
Our dedicated Concierge Team is at your service, ready to assist you in crafting a personalized itinerary that matches your desires. They can arrange wine tastings at local vineyards, provide recommendations for the finest dining experiences, and even book guided tours to help you discover the hidden gems of Puglia. With their local knowledge and expertise, you'll be able to delve deep into the culture and history of this remarkable region, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
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Puglia beach rentals
Pretty Puglia on Italy’s east coast is a real up-and-comer in the European tourist stakes. Our Puglia beach rentals are in some of the region’s most beautiful areas, just a short stroll from the sandy shores and stunning views of the Adriatic Sea. These homes are perfect for a family getaway, or a fun vacation with a large group, with the biggest villa sleeping up to 24 guests.
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Puglia villas with private pools
Experience the allure of Puglia's luxurious villas, each graced with its own private pool. These exquisite abodes offer an exclusive retreat where you can bask in the Mediterranean sun and unwind in style. Puglia's villas with private pools are the epitome of sophistication, offering a haven for relaxation that's second to none.
Nestled within the heart of this enchanting Italian region, these villas embody the essence of Puglia's charm. With a focus on providing unparalleled privacy and comfort, you'll find everything you need for a dreamy escape. From the crystal-clear waters of your private pool to the meticulously designed interiors, every detail has been considered to create an oasis of tranquility.