During our trip to Puglia, we stayed in Masseria or Agriculturismo, the equivalent of our bed and breakfast, to explore the Italian countryside and sleep in quiet, natural places.
These old agricultural buildings are beautifully restored, combining authenticity and all the modern comforts, often in an incredible natural environment amidst olive trees and vineyards.
Most of the accommodations listed below are located near Monopoli, Alberobello, Martina Franca, Ostuni and Lecce, the main points of interest in the area.
Below we list our 10 most beautiful Masseria in Puglia, exceptional places with incredible pools.
- 1- Masseria Cervarolo in Martina Franca – Ostuni
- 2- Masseria Montenapoleone – Monopoli – Ostuni
- 3- Masseria Berzario – Lecce
- 4- Masseria San Francesco – Savelletri – Monopoli
- 5- Masseria Salinola – Ostuni
- 6. Masseria Spetterrata – Martina Franca – Locorotondo – Ostuni
- 7. Agriturismo Grotta Di Figazzano – Martina Franca – Ostuni
- 8. Agriturismo La Turrita – Lecce – Otranto
- 9. Masseria Rienzo – Ostuni
- 10. Masseria Bagnara Resort & Spa – Taranto
- What to see and do in Puglia, Italy
1- Masseria Cervarolo in Martina Franca – Ostuni
The sublime Masseria Cervarolo is an ancient farmhouse of the XVI century, located in the countryside, only 6km from Ostuni. The hotel is composed of traditional houses typical of the region, Trulli, which are whitewashed houses with conical roofs, transformed into comfortable rooms with exposed stones. The 5 year restoration has preserved the original building.
It’s an incredible place with a beautiful large pool, with plenty of loungers, ideal for relaxing after a day of sightseeing. The staff is adorable and will help you organize your stay you can go there with your eyes closed.
From 150€ – Swimming pool – free parking – breakfast – restaurant with local products
2- Masseria Montenapoleone – Monopoli – Ostuni
The beautiful Masseria Montenapoleone is nestled in a beautifully renovated building, the whole is very charming with attention to detail and a beautiful pool. Its location, 10 minutes from the sea, between Monopoli, Alberobello and Ostuni, will allow you to explore the area.
The place is enchanting, in the middle of olive trees, vineyards and cactus, with magnificent sunsets. Many of the products served on the plate are grown directly on the property.
From 160€ – Swimming pool – rooms – free parking – breakfast – restaurant with local products and garden, a real treat
3- Masseria Berzario – Lecce
The Masseria Berzario is a unique address, situated in the middle of the olive trees, the renovated rooms are nicely decorated . It is ideally located, south of Lecce “The baroque Florence of Puglia” and 10 minutes by car from the coast and the incredible beaches and rock formations. The pool, surrounded by grass, is large and pleasant, again a real place to relax!
The hotel does not offer on-site catering, only breakfasts with local products. He puts his kitchen at your disposal, very practical to avoid going out in the evening. A fully equipped studio is available for rent, in addition to the rooms. It is an excellent value for money for the region.
From 120€ – Swimming pool – rooms and apartment – free parking – breakfast with local products
4- Masseria San Francesco – Savelletri – Monopoli
The Masseria San Francesco, dating back to the 16th century, is an exceptional place that has been extremely well renovated, the rooms are full of character with their beautiful stone walls and the beautiful earthenware in the bathroom brings a modern touch.
Nature is omnipresent: the vegetation is lush, the place is nestled in the middle of olive trees with a pool dug directly into the stone. Its location is ideal, 5 minutes from the coast and 20 minutes from Monopoli, Polignano a mare and Alberobello. It is also the closest to the city of Bari. In short, another little corner of paradise.
From 115€ – Pool – room – free parking – restaurant and breakfast with local products
5- Masseria Salinola – Ostuni
The Masseria Salinola is an ancient farmhouse that extends over seven hectares, restored in the local style, with stone and whitewash interiors.
It is ideally located10 minutes from Ostuni, between the Trulli Valley and the Upper Salento. Its location will allow you to reach the whole area, Alberobello, Martina Franca, Monopoli…
The masseria is nestled in a green environment and producestypical local products, including extra virgin olive oil. Many of the products found on the plate are grown in the gardens of the masseria, the cuisine is excellent, again a faultless for this exceptional place!
From 150€ – Swimming pool – rooms and apartment – free parking – breakfast – restaurant with local products and garden, a real treat
6. Masseria Spetterrata – Martina Franca – Locorotondo – Ostuni
The Masseria Spetterata is located on the heights of the Itria Valley, in the heart of century-old olive trees and enjoys an exceptional view of the coastline from the pool. It is one of the Masseria with an excellent location, 15 minutes from the sea, between Monopoli, Alberobello and Ostuni, the main centers of interest in the area.
The welcome is warm, you will feel at home. The breakfast and the dishes offered in the restaurant are cooked with fresh products from the garden.
From 120€ – Swimming pool with view – rooms and apartment – free parking – breakfast – restaurant with local and garden products
7. Agriturismo Grotta Di Figazzano – Martina Franca – Ostuni
The agriturismo Grota Di Figazzano, is a farmhouse dating back to the 1800s, the complex is composed of 9 trulli, traditional whitewashed houses with conical roofs. These typical houses of the Apulian region have an incredible charm. The materials used keep it cool in summer (which can be very appreciable) and keep it warm in winter.
Each apartment is equipped with a kitchen or kitchenette, convenient if you want to cook with good Italian products during your stay.
The agriculturismo is located between Martina Franca and Ostunni, it is a central position to visit the Itria Valley.
From 110€ – Swimming pool – 9 apartments – free parking – breakfast
8. Agriturismo La Turrita – Lecce – Otranto
L’agriturismo La Turrita La Turrita, located in the middle of the olive trees, dates back to the 16th century, the renovation work offers all the modern comforts while keeping the charm of the old. The agriturismo is composed of 7 large and bright rooms.
Its location between Lecce and Otranto, is ideal for visiting the southern region of Puglia. You will appreciate the calm of the place and the magnificent swimming pool.
The proposed cuisine is exceptionally well prepared, a must try!
From 105€ – Swimming pool – 7 rooms – free parking – breakfast and restaurant
9. Masseria Rienzo – Ostuni
The Masseria Rienzo, is once again located in the middle of olive trees, some of which are thousands of years old, you will enjoy walking through this exceptional park where the family produces its olive oil.
Unlike the other establishments proposed above, the decoration of the rooms is simple with the style of the time, a true return in time with all the modern comfort!
The Masseria is located a few minutes fromOstuni and the coast, ideal for visiting the Itria Valley and enjoying the Adriatic coast.
From 115€ – Pool – 5 rooms – free parking – breakfast
10. Masseria Bagnara Resort & Spa – Taranto
The Masseria Bagnara is an old farmhouse dating back to the end of the XVII century. The facility opened in 2020 after 5 years of renovation. The rooms are spacious, modern and functional.
The large swimming pool is equipped with many deckchairs, ideal for relaxing after a day of sightseeing.
The masseria is located about ten minutes from Taranto, so you can easily explore the western coast of Puglia and its beautiful beaches, as well as the cities of Taranto and Gallipoli further south.
From 240€ – Swimming pool – 7 rooms – free parking – breakfast and restaurant
What to see and do in Puglia, Italy
Puglia is less visited than its neighbors, such as Tuscany, the Amalfi coast, the region of Naples and Venice… Obviously we were very attracted by this side of the world!
On the program, small villages full of charm such as Monopoli and Polignano a mare as well as the city of Lecce “The baroque Florence of Puglia” and sublime beaches with crystal clear waters.
You will also visit traditional and unique houses, Trulli in the town of Alberobello and Sassi in the historic town of Matera and finally an incredible gastronomy, our palates still remember it!
We wish you a great trip! Do not hesitate to share your most beautiful Masserias, or to ask any questions you may have, we will answer you with great pleasure. It is always a real pleasure to read you!