Gallipoli · Puglia

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  • The uber-cool contemporary vibe
  • Sea views & sundowners on the roof terrace
  • Treating yourself to a skippered yacht for the day
  • Shopping for fresh seafood in nearby Gallipoli
  • Air conditioning throughout
  • A stylishly designed 12m x 7m pool


Luxury Salento villa with overspill pool - This is an exquisitely renovated luxury villa with overspill pool in Southern Italy enjoying 360-degree views over extensive olive groves and the spectacular bay of Gallipoli, ideally situated within 3 miles of picturesque Gallipoli and just one mile of the fine sandy beaches of the Ionian coastline.

A thorough renovation has incorporated many of the original features from the old convent, such as high vaulted ceilings, the tower, arched doorways and the inner courtyard, into a luxury contemporary house offering versatile accommodation distributed between a main villa and two new, independent annexes. Furnished in a minimalist style, Idomenea exudes elegance throughout. Guests wishing to explore the rolling hills of Val d'Itria, otherwise known as 'Trulli land', can choose to spend a few extra days in an original Trullo in Martina Franca from the same owners (i.e. a typical Apulian house with conical roof).

Salento boasts some of Italy's finest sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. Punta della Suina and Lido Pizzo are just within one mile of this villa and feature an incredibly beautiful and unspoilt coastline dotted with rocky outcrops, forested sand dunes, secluded coves and striking sunsets. Many remarkable towns steeped in history still retain much of their original charm, such as Gallipoli, Santa Maria di Leuca, Otranto and Lecce. Whether you like visiting Medieval castles, baroque cathedrals, ancient olive farms or just enjoy the unrivalled sea views, the gastronomic delicacies and the relaxed Italian lifestyle, your holiday in Puglia will be an unforgettable experience.

Insider Tips

Gallipoli is a wonderful town whose walled old quarter boasts a rich artistic heritage, typical shops, excellent restaurants, narrow paved lanes and an imposing baroque cathedral. The new part has a lively day and nightlife with a large marina harbouring many luxury yachts as well as fishing boats. To savour the local specialities of the region I would suggest you try La Puritate, L'Antico Frantoio, Blue Salento, Il Bastione or Mare Chiaro, all equally good. 


Ground floor:
Living room, open fireplace, French door to main terrace, outdoor dining facilities, external staircase to main terraces.
TV room (TV).
Open plan kitchen/ dining room.
2 x guest WCs.
Large suite (with independent external access from patio) comprising:
Living area with kitchenette.
Mezzanine double/twin bedroom (2 x 0.80m).
Bathroom, separate shower cubicle, WC.

First floor:
Suite 1 comprising small living/dining area (TV), double/twin bedroom (2 x 0.80m), ensuite shower room, WC.
Suite 2 comprising small living/ dining area, French door to terrace and external staircases to main upper terrace, double/twin bedroom (2 x 0.80m), ensuite shower room, WC.

Both single storey with identical bedrooms suites comprising living room, (TV) French door to garden, large sofa bed, double/twin bedroom (2 x 0.80m), ensuite shower room, WC. 
Note: 2 of the bedrooms can be connected via internal door.

Large mature grounds laid to lawn with trees, olive groves. 12m x 7m overspill pool (depth: 0.50m to 1.50m, with Roman steps), pool house with fridge, 3 x external showers, 2 x WCs. External steps to rooftop terraces on main house and 1 annex, all with stunning 360-degree views (care with children who must be supervised at all times). Ample parking for up to 6 cars.


Included: 2-3 hours daily maid service. WiFi internet. Winter heating. Pool towels.

Extras: Additional maid service €8 per hour. 3 sofa beds on request. No telephone. Laundry service. Massage and beauty treatments. Chef service.  Pilates and Yoga sessions.  A local tourist tax may apply.

Optional extras
  - 17m skippered yacht hire €1,000 per day (excluding groceries and petrol). 
  - a Trulli in Martina Franca is available for overnight or short stays during or added onto your stay at Idomenea - please ask us for full details.


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About The Location

  • Town/Village
  • Gallipoli 4.5 km
  • Porto Cesareo 32 km
  • Lecce 40 km
  • Santa Maria di Leuca 48 km
  • Otranto 72 km
  • Martina Franca 152 km
  • Airport
  • Brindisi 88 km (1 hour's drive)
  • Harbour / Ferry
  • Gallipoli 4.5km
  • Porto Cesareo 32km
  • Shop/Restaurant
  • Gallipoli 4.5km
  • Beach
  • Baia Verde sandy beach 1.5 km
  • Punta della Suina | Lido Pizzo 4.5 km
  • Activity
  • Tennis (Gallipoli) 4.5 km
  • Acaya Golf Club 56 km
  • Attractions
  • Gallipoli old town | Castle | Cathedral 4.5km
  • Restaurants and discos in Gallipoli 4.5km
  • Touristic train tour of Gallipoli 4.5km
  • Underground Oil Mill in Gallipoli
  • Porto Cesareo seafood restaurants | Isola dei Conigli 32km

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