What to sea and where to bathe on the Adriatic Coast in Puglia

I went to Castro for the nth timealong the Otranto – Santa Maria di Leuca coastal road in Salento, one of the most beautiful ones in Italy. The serene and sunny day urged me to take various photos and write this mini guide at Castro that you may find useful in case you find yourselves […]

Bacino Grande restaurant in Torre Lapillo beach

A restaurant that I warmly suggest between Torre Lapillo and Porto Cesareo in Salento is without a doubt the Bacino Grande restaurant. I go there now and again, above all at the beginning of the summer before the height of the proper working season begins. Good cuisine and fantastic location. I usually choose fish but […]

How to avoid the traffic on the Ionian Salento coastal road in summer

Today’s question was asked by Guido and it’s relative to movements towards the sea in Salento in August: how do I move about? Will I find traffic? Here’s my answer, but before I must explain the opening photo. It’s a photo I took from my mobile phone while I was going to my sea, yes: […]

Punta Prosciutto in Puglia is among the 29 most beautiful beaches in the world

It gives you a pleasant feeling when the most important newspapers and magazines in the world write that your beach is among the most beautiful ones … in the world! It had already happened with the beach where I was born in Torre Lapillo, when The Guardian listed it among the 10 most beautiful little-known […]

Special offers on our houses for rent for June 2017

As June 2017 approaches, our first offers on holiday homes on the coast of Puglia are too. We have chosen a number of homes on offer at good prices and if you rent in certain specific periods, we can propose some really advantageous prices compared to regular market prices. The offers are for the following […]

An iconic recipe of Salento: Ciceri e Tria

The Salento cuisine from the south of Puglia has very many dishes that recall ancient peasant culinary traditions. One of the most traditional recipies is without doubt Ciceri e tria (fried dough with chickpeas) a real gastronomical must if you find yourselves here in Salento on holiday. Usually, you can eat this dish in the […]

Beautiful Salento beaches in Otranto: the Alimini Lakes

There’s a must-see place in Salento where you will find beaches, lakes and forests all together in one place. It’s called Alimini Beach or simply ‘Alimini’. It’s a beautiful beach north of Baia dei Turchi in Otranto which I recommended you visit during your holiday in Salento. The Alimini consists of two small lakes close […]